Governor of Punjab & Administrator, UT Chandigarh releases Centenary Year Calendar 2022 of PEC

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It is a matter of immense pride & honour that the Centenary year Calendar of PEC as part of Centenary Celebrations was released by Hon’ble Governor of Punjab & Administrator UT, Chandigarh-Sh. Banwari Lal Purohit  along with Adviser to the Administrator-Sh. Dharam Pal , IAS & Secretary, Technical Education, Chandigarh Administration-Sh. S.S. Gill , IAS  at Governor House today in the presence of  Director, PEC-Prof. Baldev Setia, Dean Alumni Corporate & International Relations, PEC-Prof. Divya Bansal, Registrar, PEC-Prof. Sushant Samir,  Deputy Director, PEC-Prof. Siby John, Head of Materials and Metallurgical Engg. Department, PEC- Prof. Uma Batra,

The calendar captures the aesthetics, the iconic structures and natural beauty of the PEC Campus beautifully & skillfully photographed by renowned Hobbyist Photographer Dr. Arun Khanna.

The photograph of the auditorium of PEC which is one of the iconic structures of Chandigarh as it housed the first Legislative Assembly of Punjab in 1953 was presented to Hon’ble Governor of Punjab & Administrator UT, Chandigarh-Sh. Banwari Lal Purohit by Director, PEC-Prof. Baldev Setia as a memento followed by the photograph of The President of India- Sh. Ram Nath Kovind being presented with the PEC Coffee Table Book on 16.11.2021 as a token of reverence. A citation for the contribution of Prof. Arun Khanna in the Calendar through his imageries was presented to him by Director, PEC-Prof. Baldev Setia in the ceremony. The event was a memorable one for all present. 

The Governor appreciated the efforts of the team led by the Director in celebrating the Centenary Year and conveyed his wishes for the institute to keep progressing well in all its future endeavors.

Recent Research Activities

Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), in collaboration with IEEE Region 10, IEEE Chandigarh SubSection, IEEE Delhi Section and Galgotias University, hosted an International Workshop on "Best Practices in Educational Activities Workshop" in hybrid mode ideated by IEEE R-10 Education Activities Committee. IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

The Semiconductor Research Centre, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering conducted a week-long Advanced workshop on ‘Semiconductor Device Design, Fabrication and Characterization’ in technical collaboration with IEEE Chandigarh Subsection and ISSE Chandigarh Chapter. Sh. Dharam Pal, IAS and Adviser to the Administrator was the chief guest for the inaugural ceremony.

Civil Engineering Department, in association with the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (Department of Space) Dehradun, organized one day workshop titled “Open Source Geospatial Products in Disaster Management.” The primary mandate of the workshop is to create awareness about the various free available software for digital mapping used in disaster management. Participants from Chandigarh Administration, Fire department, DGRE attended the workshop.