PEC Student Appointed as Young Ambassador for DAAD Germany

Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh, is one of the premier institutes of the region. Students from the institute have been going for research internships to places like Germany, France, Canada, Czech Republic etc.

Shubham Garg, a student of Mechanical Engineering (4th Year – Batch 2019) got appointed as the Young Ambassador (YA) for DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). DAAD is an esteemed organization that functions under the Federal Government of Germany and provides assistance/scholarship to students for training and internship in Germany. During his training and internship semester, Shubham worked on a research project based on "Metal Organic Frameworks" offered by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, at Karlsruhe, Germany. This award was given in appreciation of his dedication, hard-work, sincerity and contribution towards the research project.

As a Young Ambassador, he shall act as guide and mentor for his juniors at PEC & other budding engineers across Chandigarh to promote research and education in Germany. Recently, he was also invited to attend the DAAD Young Ambassadors workshop, aimed to break-in the new Ambassadors and sketch out the annual plan, at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi. He also visited the German Embassy to interact with the Head of Science and Technology Section, German Embassy, New Delhi. The prestigious honour bestowed upon him will surely encourage more students to focus on academia and research to come up with creative solutions to modern day engineering challenges.

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