To mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata (CV) Raman February 28, 1928, National Science Day is celebrated. On this Occasion Kannada Sangha Pune’s Kaveri College of Arts, Science & Commerce under Science Association of the college had organized a guest lecture on the topic ‘Mathematical Modeling and Simulation for space trajectory’ by renowned Scientist Padmashree Dr.Pramod Kale. on Tuesday,28th February 2017 at 11.00a.m. in the college A.V.Room. Dr. S.B. Kharosekar, Principal, Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce. Dr. Jayashri Bangali, Chair person Science Association, Staff members and students were present on this occasion.
Dr. S.B. Kharosekar welcomed the chief guest and felicitated him. Sir spoke on the importance of celebrating science day. He said that we are living in the digital era. All the facilities are readily available in the market; Students should be motivated to make use of them. Guest speaker Shri Pramod Purushottam Kale is a space scientist, he has worked with Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram, NASA, Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad etc. He is the recipient of several awards. Prominent among them are, Bharat Jyoti Award presented by Front for National Progress (1999) and the Aryabhata Award presented by the Astronautical Society of India (2006) in recognition of life time contribution to the promotion of astronautics. The nation honored him awarding Padma Shri in 1984.
In his speech he addressed the students and spoke about Applications of space Technology, Mathematical modeling for space, Space environment, Equations of Motion ,Mass Ratios like pay load mass, propellant mass and structural mass etc. The session was very informative and interesting and students liked the way sir stated his ideas. His message to the students was ’don’t give up by looking at its difficulty’.
Ms. Chitra Alavani compeered the programme and Mrs. Pallavi Joshi proposed the vote of thanks. Staff members and students were present in large number for the sessions.