IIT-ISM hosts National Conference on Modelling, Analysis, & Simulation in AI, ML, IoT

Dhanbad: A three-day National Conference on Modelling, Analysis, and Simulation kicked off at IIT –ISM Dhanbad on Friday. Over 150 scientists, faculty members, and research scholars from various technical and academic institutes across India convened at IIT (ISM) for the conference.

The event organized by the Department of Mathematics and Computing, delved into diverse topics such as Machine Learning Applications, Applied Mathematics in Defence R&D, and Modelling of Infectious Diseases.

The inaugural day of the conference commenced at the Golden Jubilee Lecture Theatre of IIT (ISM), inaugurated by Professor SK Tomar, Vice Chancellor of JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, as the chief guest.

Professor Sukumar Mishra, Director of IIT (ISM), presided over the function.

Distinguished speakers from renowned institutes including IIT Guwahati, IIT Ropar, IIT Delhi, IIT Mandi, and several top-ranking NITs addressed the gathering. Topics ranged from the Theory of Light Wave Propagation in Optical Fibers to AI’s Role in Precision Agriculture.

During his keynote address, Professor SK Tomar emphasized the importance of focused teaching in mathematics and urged scholars to prioritize depth of understanding over sheer volume of publications.

Professor Sukumar Mishra highlighted the critical role of simulation in engineering, citing the extensive simulation conducted before the Chandrayaan-2 mission’s launch.

Professor RK Upadhyay, Head of Department of Mathematics & Computing, introduced the conference’s significance, while Professor SA Sahu detailed participation and the event schedule. Professor AK Verma, Organizing Secretary, concluded with a vote of thanks.

The conference aims to foster discussions and advancements in modelling and simulation across disciplines, underscoring their pivotal role in contemporary research and development.

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