Kaveri Research and Innovation center of Kaveri college of Arts Science and Commerce and Board of Students Development, Savitribai Phule Pune University(SPPU) jointly organized One Day Seminar on Career Opportunities in Research for Science Students on 18th August 2017. Dr. Aditya Abhyankar Dean,Department of Technology, SPPU Pune, Dr. A.D.Shaligram Head, Department of Electronic Science, SPPU Pune and Dr Manasi Patwardhan, Senior Faculty Department of Computer Science ,VIT Pune were invited as resource persons for the Seminar. Hon. Mr. Kushal Hegde, President, Kannada Sangha, Hon. Mr. B. Baburao, Treasurer, Kannada Sangha, Dr. S.B. Kharosekar, Principal, Kaveri College, Mrs. Suchismita Mohanty, Vice-Principal, Kaveri College, Dr. Jayashri Bangali, Head, KRIC, Mr.Anand Buddikot Head, Student Development Officer, Staff members and Students were present on the occasion
In his welcome address, Dr. S.B. Kharosekar highlighted the importance of research and its impact on students and staff. He spoke about Kaveri Research and Innovation Centre (KIDC) of college and the purpose behind establishing this center. He said, “Research is seeking an answer to a problem in a scientific way”. He also spoke about the positive and negative aspect of research.
Prof. Dr. A.D.Shaligram in his session spoke about the importance of scientific method, which requires intelligence, imagination, and creativity and its importance in solving any kind of problem. Furthermore, he emphasized that research is a combination of resources and ideas and is about Investigation of a problem in scientific manner. Research involves gaining knowledge, interpreting data and disseminating the findings.
Dr. Aditya Abhyankar spoke about the different opportunities related to research and shared his own journey of doing research in USA. He gave the mantra to the students, “work smart rather than working hard.’ He also shared his experience of working at the prestigious Google Company. He said innovation always happens at young age and wished everyone for serious and research. Dr Manasi Patwardhan said Research is basically a science and she explained how research can be carried in a scientific way. She gave real life examples and explained about various data collective methods.
The programme received an overwhelming response from the students. Total 137 students from different colleges of the city like Sinhgad College, Christ College, Prof.Ramakrishna More College,Modern College and Kaveri College attended the seminar. Mr.Anand Buddhikot compeered the programme and Dr. Jayashri Bangali proposed vote of thanks.