As part of its Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the local chapter of The Institution of Engineers will organise a two-day 26th national convention of metallurgical and materials engineers at the auditorium of National Metallurgical Laboratory (NML) in Burmamines from Tuesday.
The convention will include a seminar on ‘Exploitation of Lean Grade Ore: Challenges, Problems and Solutions’. Addressing newsmen in Jamshedpur on Monday, chairman of the organising committee of the convention B.K. Das said during the inaugural function, Tata Steel managing director H.M. Nerurkar and South Korean researcher Jae Chun Lee will be felicitated. Also, the Young Engineers Awards will be given away to three selected winners.
According to Das, about 250 delegates from different parts of the country will participate in the convention and in all, 120 technical papers will be presented. There will be special sessions in which leading industries will present company profiles with a view to allowing better interactions among academics, R&D experts and industries.
The attraction will be a technical exhibition with stalls put up by industries displaying their products.
Director of NML S. Srikanth will deliver the V. Subromony Memorial Lecture on the inaugural day of the convention.