Indian Institute of Metals
Delhi Chapter

 
Technical Activities/Visits

  • IIM Delhi Chapter regularly organizes various technical activities and talks by eminent personalities in Industry, academia, research institutes on contemporary topics

  • IIM Delhi Chapter organised a Technical Talk on `Industry 4.0' on 29 July 2017 at Chapter premises. Dr. Ratnakr Gedam, Former Advisor Planning Commission made the presentation and interacted with IIM-DC members. `Programme Report' may be seen for Programme Details. The Presentation may also be accessed at `Industry 4.0 Presentation’ for personal information.

  • IIM Delhi Chapter has been organising Annual Metallica Quiz for a number of years with the sole objective of motivating Senior Secondary School Students towards Metals and metallurgical industries. Accordingly METALLICA 2017 was organised on 15 July 2017 at Chapter premises. Eleven Schools from NCR region participated in this Quiz. Different parts of Quiz (viz. Elimination Round, Finals Round and Open House questions) focused on information related to Metals and Metallurgical disciplines. Members of IIM Delhi Chapter interacted with the students and encouraged them. The winning Team comprising Nikhil Sharma and Devum Pruthi, from Cambridge Foundation School, Rajouri Garden, N.Delhi is being sponsored by IIM Delhi Chapter to participate in the National level `Prof. Braham Prakash Memorial Materials quiz', to be held at Kalapakkam on 09Sept.2017. `METALLICA 2017 Report' may be seen for details.

  • IIM Delhi Chapter organised a Technical Talk on `Role of Iron Ore pellets to achieve 300 MT of Steel by 2030' on 29 April 2017 at Chapter premises. Mr. Deepak Bhatnagar, Secretary General Pellet Manufacturing Association of India made the presentation and interacted with IIM-DC members. `Programme Report' may be seen for Programme Details. The Presentation may also be accessed at `Pellets Presentation’ for personal information.

  • The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter celebrated Chapter NMD Celebrations on 18 March 2017 in the Auditorium of Delhi Chapter building at Tughlakabad Institutional Area. Five prominent members, associated with IIM Delhi Chapter, viz. Mr. K K Mehrotra, G I S Chauhan, Manoranjan Ram, N Vijayan and K L Mehrotra, were felicitated for their outstanding contributions to Metallurgical profession & Industry and Indian Institute of Metals. Each Awardee shared his experiences in the field of Metallurgy. Mr. Bhim Sain Executive Officer was also honoured with a Memento for his dedicated services to the Chapter. About 50 members/invitees participated in this function. Chapter NMD Report may be seen for detailed programme.

  • The Indian Institute of Metals–Delhi Chapter celebrated Chapter NMD Celebrations on 16 Jan.2016 in the Auditorium of Delhi Chapter building at Tughlakabad Institutional Area. Mr K L Mehrotra, President IIM Delhi Chapter, made a presentation on `Corporate Leadership for Effectiveness of the Board'. Thereafter four prominent members, associated with IIM Delhi Chapter, viz. Mr. Raj Tewari; Mr. V C Singhal; Dr. Vipin Jain and Mr. Gautam Bhatia, were felicitated for their outstanding contributions to Metallurgical profession and Industry. Each Awardee shared his experiences in the field of Metallurgy. Dr. G Mukherjee, former Vice-Chairman SAIL, was the Chief Guest of the function. He shared his seventy years experience in ferrous sector and urged the younger generation to work hard to achieve higher levels of performance in various fields. About 60 members/invitees participated in this function. NMD Celebrations Report may be seen for detailed programme. Sh. K L Mehrotra's presentation may also be accessed at Corporate Leadership for Effectiveness of Board for personal information

  • IIM Delhi Chapter organised Technical Talk on `De-salination Technology' on 12Dec.2015 at Chapter premises. Mr. K K Mehrotra Former CMD MECON, made this presentation and interacted with IIM-DC members. `Programme Report' may be seen for Programme Details. The Presentation Write-up may also be accessed at `Desalination Technology' for personal information.

  • IIM Delhi Chapter organised Technical Talks on `Sub-lance technology for BOF shops' and `High Productivity Blast Furnaces' on 21Nov.2015 at Chapter premises. Mr. Surat Mishra and Mr. Manish Wadhwa from Danieli Corus India Ltd., made these respective presentations and interacted with IIM-DC members. `Programme Report' may be seen for Programme Details. The Presentation Write-ups may also be accessed at `Danieli Corus'` and `Sublance Systems` for personal information.

  • To perpetuate memory of Shri R P Varshney, the leading founder member of IIM Delhi Chapter, the Chapter organised a `Quiz Programme for Engineering Students' on 31Oct.2015 at Chapter premises. 22 teams from 11 Engineering Colleges from NCR and nearby areas, participated in the Quiz. Based on 3 rounds of written tests and one round of oral quiz questions, the team from Jamia Milia Islamia Delhi, comprising Asif Iqbal and Md. Suhail Alam were declared the Winners. `Programme Report' may be seen for Programme Details. Encouraged by the success of this Quiz, it has been decided to make this Quiz an annual feature

  • IIM Delhi Chapter organised a Technical Talk on `Coal Beneficiation' on 17Oct.2015 at Chapter premises. Mr. V K Sehgal former CMD South Eastern Coalfields Ltd., made the presentation and interacted with IIM-DC members. `Programme Report' may be seen for Programme Details. The Presentation may also be accessed at `Coal Beneficiation Presentation’ for personal information.

  • IIM Delhi Chapter organised a Technical Talk on `Mainstream of Renewable Energy - the Energy of the Century' on 26 Sept. 2015 at Chapter premises. Mr. Jai Uppal Sr. Consultant Renewable & Alternate Energy, made the presentation and interacted with IIM-DC members. `Programme Report' may be seen for Programme Details. The Presentation may also be accessed at `RE Presentation’ for personal information.

  • IIM Delhi Chapter organised a Technical Talk on `Leadership as Self-Development process' on 22 Aug.2015 at Chapter premises. Maj. General R C Suri (retd.), made the presentation and interacted with IIM-DC members. `Programme Report' may be seen for Programme Details.

  • IIM Delhi Chapter has been organising Annual Metallica Quiz for a number of years with the sole objective of motivating Senior Secondary School Students towards Metals and Metallurgical Industries. Accordingly METALLICA 2015 was organised on 08 Aug.2015 at Chapter premises. Seventeen Schools from NCR region participated in this Quiz. Different parts of Quiz (viz. Elimination Round, Finals Round and Open House questions) focused on information related to Metals and Metallurgical disciplines. Members of IIM Delhi Chapter interacted with the students and encouraged them. The winning Team from Cambridge Foundation School, Rajouri Garden, N.Delhi was sponsored by IIM Delhi Chapter to participate in the National level Prof. Braham Prakash Memorial Materials quiz, held at Kalapakkam on 19 Sept.2015. The participating students - Shashank Vishwanath and Kheelit Pruthi - brought laurels to their School and IIM Delhi Chapter by securing the Third position in the Competition.
    `METALLICA 2015 Report' may be seen for details.

  • IIM Delhi Chapter organised a Technical Talk on `Current and Futuristic Materials for Defence Systems' on 16 May 2015 at Chapter premises. Dr.Arvind Bharti from DRDO made the presentation and interacted with IIM-DC members. 'Programme Report' may be seen for Programme Details. The Presentation may also be accessed at 'DRDO Presentation' for personal information.

  • Prof. Pradeep K Rohatgi, a distinguished Professor at UWM (Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee USA, visited IIM Delhi Chapter premises on 17Jan.2015 and interacted with a few EC members of IIM-DC. Prof. Rohatgi highlighted the elaborate work undertaken in UWM in the field of Intelligent Composites. Materials and Technologies developed at UWM were also highlighted
    Prof.Rohatgi Visit Report may be seen for details. In addition detailed information on Intelligent Composites and Materials and Technologies can also be accessed

  • The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter celebrated Chapter NMD Celebrations on 10 Jan.2015 in the Auditorium of Delhi Chapter building at Tughlakabad Institutional Area. Four prominent members, associated with IIM Delhi Chapter, viz. Dr. G N Mohanty; Mr. P K Chatterjee; Mr. R K Gupta and Mr. A C R Das, were felicitated for their outstanding contributions to Metallurgical profession and Industry. Each Awardee made his observations based on personal experiences. Mr. S S Mohanty, Director (Tech) SAIL and Vice- President Indian Institute of Metals was the Chief Guest of the function. He made valuable remarks about Skills Development in Steel Sector. About 40 members/invitees participated in this function.
    NMD Celebrations Report may be seen for details

  • IIM Delhi Chapter organised a Technical Talk on `Necessity of Induction Furnace for Investment Casting and Precious Metal Melting Application' on 20 Dec.2014 at Chapter premises. Mr.Ajit Chaturvedi and Mr.B.R.Garg from Inductotherm India (Pvt.) Ltd., Ghaziabad made the presentation and interacted with IIM-DC members. Talk Report may be seen for Programme Details. The Complete Presentation may also be accessed at `Inductotherm Presentation’ for personal information.

  • Motivation of School Students towards Metals and metallurgical industries has been one of the focus areas for IIM Delhi Chapter. Accordingly a quiz contest METALLICA 2014 was organised on 01 Aug.2014 at Chapter premises. Eighteen Schools from NCR region participated in this Quiz. Different parts of Quiz (viz. Elimination Round, Finals Round and Open House questions) focussed on information related to Metals and Metallurgical industries. Members of IIM Delhi Chapter interacted with the students and encouraged them. The Team from Cambridge Foundation School, Rajouri Garden, N.Delhi was declared the Winner of Event. `METALLICA 2014 Report’ may be seen for event details. The Winning Team, along with an accompanying Escort from the School, was sponsored by IIM Delhi Chapter to participate in the National level Prof. Brahm Prakash Memorial Materials Quiz held at Kalpakkam on 20th September 2014. The Team also got opportunity to visit IGCAR, Madras Atomic Power Station, BHIVANI and famous temples & beaches of Pondicherry, Kalapakkam and Mahabalipuram.

  • The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter organized Technical Talk on `Missiles and Materials Technology’ by Dr.A.K.Kapoor, who has been associated with DRDO during the entire Missiles development programme, on 26th July 2014 in the Lecture Hall premises of Delhi Chapter. Around 25 IIM members and invitees participated in this lively and highly interactive Talk, which focused on various aspects of Missiles Technology and Indian efforts/achievements in this area. Dr. Kapoor’s presentation may be accessed at ` Missile Technology’.

  • The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter celebrated Chapter NMD Celebrations on 21 Dec.2013 in the Auditorium of Delhi Chapter building at Tughlakabad Institutional Area. Four eminent personalities, viz. Mr. S K Roongta, MD Vedanta (Aluminium) & former Chairman SAIL; Mr. S D Kapoor, former CMD MMTC; Mr. B D Jethra, former Adviser Planning Commission Govt. of India and Mr. B R Thukral, former GM Hindustan Zinc Ltd, were felicitated for their outstanding contributions to Metallurgical profession and Industry. Each Awardee made his observations based on personal experiences. Dr. Sanak Mishra, Past President Indian Institute of Metals was the Chief Guest of the function. He made valuable remarks. About 40 members/invitees participated in this function.
    NMD Celebrations Report may be seen for details

  • A talk on `Corporate Governance' was organised at Delhi Chapter on 23November2013 for members of IIM Delhi Chapter. The speaker Mr V K Mehrotra, Vice-Chairman, IIM Delhi Chapter gave a detailed presentation. Mr Mehrotra, who was earlier Chairman MOIL and is now associated as Independent Director with a number of Companies, brought out interesting facts and figures based on his vast experience with Company Boards. The talk generated lots of interest amongst the audience. Programme Report may be accessed for a consolidated Report

  • A talk on `Current Concepts in The Holistic Management of Heart Disease – Back to the Future' was organised at Delhi Chapter on 09November2013 for members and their families of IIM Delhi Chapter. The speaker Dr Vijay Mohan Kohli, Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Metro Heart Institute, Lajpat Nagar, N.Delhi gave a detailed presentation. He touched upon Different kinds of heart diseases; Manifestations of heart problems; Diagnostic procedures of various cardiac-related diseases; Current modalities of treatment; Causes of heart diseases; Life styles of people; Yoga & Meditation and their importance; Role of negative emotions in the heart problems; Preventive maintenance of heart; Importance of maintaining a balance between mind, body and spirit; Getting closer to nature; Good food habits etc. The presentation generated lots of interest amonst the audience. Current Concepts in the Holistic Management of Heart Disease may be accessed for the full presentation

  • In order to motivate School Students towards Metals and metallurgical industries, The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter organised a Quiz contest METALLICA 2013 on 07Sept.2013 at Chapter premises. Thirteen Schools from NCR region participated in this Quiz. Different parts of Quiz (viz. Elimination Round, Finals Round and Open House questions) focussed on information related to Metals and Metallurgical industries. Members of IIM Delhi Chapter interacted with the students and encouraged them.
    `METALLICA 2013 Report’ may be seen for details.

  • The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter celebrated Chapter NMD Celebrations on 03Feb.2013 at Vasant Vihar Club premises. Two technical presentations were made. Mr.S.C.Suri, Vice-Chairman (IIM Delhi Chapter) and Mr.M.P.Sharma, Hony. Jt.Secretary (IIM Delhi Chapter) were awarded Chapter level awards for 2012-13 for `Outstanding Contributions to IIM DC'. About 50 members/invitees participated in this function.

    Mr.P.N.Sadhu, who was invited as the `Guest of Honour' made a strong plea for organising joint functions by IIM-DC and ALUCAST.

    `NMD Celebrations Report’ may be seen for details. One of the presentations made, `Metals in Human Body and Diseases related to their Deficiencies' can also be accessed.

  • The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter celebrated Chapter NMD Celebrations on 03Dec.2011 in the new Lecture Hall of IIM-DC premises. Three technical presentations were made and Mr.S.C.Suri, Vice-Chairman, IIM-DC, was felicitated with `Outstanding Dedication Services' Award for his significant contributions to Indian Institute of Metals.

    `NMD Celebrations Report’ may be seen for details and a couple of presentations made, can also be accessed.

  • On 15July2011, a Technical Talk was organized at IIT Delhi Campus on `Particle engineering for formation of Smart Functional Fluids' by Dr. Kaustav Sinha, Technologist, Linden Technology Center of Infinium USA LP, New Jersey, USA. A copy of the his `Presentation', giving details on diamond-like carbon coatings & its application in reducing wear and improving fuel economy in IC engines and 2 slides discussing the recent trends in the application of nanomaterials in the lubricant industry, is attached herewith.
    In addition Dr. Sinha has very kindly made available more details on DLC applications in Engines, in his `Recent Paper in Tribology Transactions' which will be useful to the interested persons.

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