The department of Electrical Engineering of PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh organized two days workshop on "Research Methodology and Pedagogy" on 9th -10th September 2016. The workshop was sponsored by TEQIP-II and attended by faculty , PG scholars from various departments of PEC University of Technology.
The workshop started with the welcome address by the Head of Department and co-ordinator of the workshop Prof(Dr) Tarlochan Kaur . She said that the primary aim of the workshop is to provide faculty, Ph.D research scholars with insights and tools to conduct relevant research that would contribute to the body of knowledge in their various areas of interest and to enhance skills for teaching better.
The Director Prof. Manoj K Arora in his inaugural address said that the faculty and the research scholars must keep pace with the recent advancement in their discipline, be well versed with the latest development in Research Methodology to apply them for betterment of industry and society
Dr. Jayanti Roy, Deputy Director UGC - Human Resource Development, Panjab University, spoke about thinking skills for research and "Teaching Better: Why and How". Dr. Hari Singh, Prof. NIT Kurukshetra discussed Research Methodology, Statistical tools and design of experiments with Taguchi Method along with case studies. Dr. S.K Sharma Chairman Sociology Department, Panjab University enlightened the audience about research ethics.
On day 2, Dr. Manmeet Kaur, PGIMER, discussed qualitative and quantitative research. Dr. Rupak Chakarwarty from Punjab University enlightened the audience about Web-based Learning Content Management System, Publication Opportunities and Reference Management and Academic Research Engines. Prof. Dazy Zarabi, PU capped the workshop with interactive session on communication skills
The workshop ended with the address by the Registrar and vote of thanks by Prof. Raminder Kaur of Electrical Engineering Department.