Wednesday, 17 July 2024

CRF Orientation Workshop

Greenhouse, the TBI project, CeNS orgainsed a one day event "CRF Orientation Workshop" on 25 June 2021 for the benefit of CeNS researchers and R&D assistants, and technical staff. Central Research Facilities or CRF offers scientific research facilities to CeNS researchers and also to the research community from other academic institutions and industry. Housed in the spacious, functional, and aesthetically built "Materials Laboratory", the facility is managed by a team of professional staff.he facility provides expert technical support enabling efficient data collection with feasibility to analyze and interpret the data. An easy-to-follow online registration process guides one through non-negotiable terms and conditions and enables one to become a registered user to the CRF within two working days. Once the registration is approved, the user will be able to view the available booking slots of each equipment, and request for slot-booking. The Workshop was organized mainly to orient the researchers regarding the various facilities offered and also to address the various aspects of the overall functioning of the facility. Prof. G U Kulkarni, Director-in-Charge,  gave the opening remarks. Dr. Geetha G Nair, Coordinator R&D, gave an overview of CRF and Dr. Pralay K Santra, CRF coordinator detailed out the operational aspects of CRF. The faculty, Dr. S Angappane, Dr. Neena S John, Dr. H S S R Matte, Dr. Ashutosh K Singh and Dr. D S Shankar Rao also gave a glimpse of different labs located under CRF. More than 60 registered particpants attended the event done in a hybrid mode, the technical session through online mode & informal gathering in-person in an open dining area. Mr. Subhod M Gulvady, Administrative and Finance Officer, CeNS, thanked all those who made possible such a unique national facility in a rather small institute like CeNS.