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World Foundry Congress, Japan

20-25 May 2016: Prof. A.M. Kuthe, Dr. Amit Sata and Himanshu Khandelwal presented research papers at 72nd World Foundry Congress, Nagoya, Japan.

Shri Ajay Shankar Visits E-Foundry Lab

24 May 2016: Shri Ajay Shankar (IAS), former Secretary, DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, visited E-Foundry lab at IIT Bombay and interacted with the team.

SMART Foundry Meeting, IIT Bombay

14 Mar 2016: SMART Foundry 2020 Consortium researchers from different institutes across India converged at IIT Bombay to work out the project deliverables and timelines.

SMART Foundry Booth, Coimbatore

29 Jan 2016: SMART Foundry booth set up in 65th Indian Foundry Congress, Coimbatore, by a consortium of 12 researchers from 10 institutes, attracted over 1000 visitors.

Profs. Su and Kuo, Taiwan

02 Nov 2015: Prof. Fong-Chin Su and Rong-Fu Kuo, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan visited E-Foundry and OrthoCAD Labs and interacted with researchers.

Dr. Kota (LCA) Visits EF Lab

30 Oct 2015: Dr. Harinarayan Kota (father of LCA Programme) visited EF lab, along with Prof. G.L. Datta, former Professor, IIT Kharagpur and Prof. A.M. Kuthe, Head, Mechanical, VNIT Nagpur.

Mfg. Conf. at Cambridge Univ, UK

22 Sep 2015: In his invited talk at the International Manufacturing Conference, Cambridge University, UK, Prof. Ravi highlighted E-Foundry initiative and its impact.

E-Foundry Team at Anna University, Chennai

20-21 Aug 2015: Prof. Amit Sata, Prof. Mayur Sutaria, Dr. Savithri Sivaraman and Mr. Arjun with Prof. Prabhu Anna University, Chennai conducted an EF workshop for 45 teachers and foundry professionals.

1970 Batch of IIT Bombay

05 July 2015: The 1970 batch of IIT Bombay visited their alma mater on 05 July. E-Foundry was one of the five labs selected to how research is translated into reality.

MHRD Secretary Visit

25 April 2015: Shri S. Mohanty, Secretary of Ministry of HRD, New Delhi visited E-Foundry lab, saw demos of indigenous 3D printer, tabletop foundry, and other innovative labware.

AICTE Chairman Visit

15 April 2015: Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Director of College of Engineering, Pune who took over as AICTE Chairman, visited E-Foundry lab along with his colleagues.

ASM IIF Technical Talk

25 March 2015: In a joint event organized by American Society of Materials and Institute of Indian Foundrymen, Prof. Ravi shared indigenous developments and applications of 3D printing.

E-Foundry Team at IFC Noida

28 Feb 2015: Profs. Amit Sata, Goutam Sutradhar, Sangeeta Bhansode and Himanshu Khandelwal presented their work at Indian Foundry Congress, Noida. Himanshu received the Best Paper award.

Mitsubishi Japan Delegation

19 Jan 2015: Shigeki Senoo San, Hideki Ono San and Rajaram Reddy from MHPS Japan along with Dr. Sreehari and Dr. Gautam from Tata group visited E-Foundry lab to explore collaborations.

ASM India Conference, Gandhinagar

06 Dec 2014: Prof. Ravi presented E-Foundry's tabletop rapid metal prototyping system at ASM 'Emerging Materials and Processes' conference at Gandhinagar.

Prof. CVR Murty, Director of IIT Jodhpur

25 Nov 2014: Prof. CVR Murty, Director of IIT Jodhpur visited E-Foundry Lab to know about the software and labware, as wellas explore possible collaborations.

Prof. Sir Mike Gregory, Cambridge University, UK

06 Oct 2014: Prof. Sir Mike Gregory, Head of Institute of Manufacturing, Cambridge University, UK visited E- Foundry Lab and interacted with researchers.

Japanese Delegation Visit

19 August 2014: High level officials from Nomura Research Institute and DENSO visited IIT-B to discuss how to help Indian manufacturing industry, such as automotive component suppliers.

Monash Chancellor Visit

11 August 2014: Dr. Alan Finkel, Chancellor of Monash University along with Mr. David Pitt, Senior Vice-President visited the E-Foundry lab at IIT Bombay and interacted with the researchers.

RIT Sakharale, Sangli

30 June 2014: The E-Foundry team conducted lecture and lab sessions as part of the STTP on Advanced Manufacturing Technologies at Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Sakharale.

Royal Academy of Engineering, UK

16-19 June 2014: Distributed & virtual manufacturing and related HRD was discussed in high level meetings at RAE London, IfM Cambridge, JLR Coventry, MTC Warwick, and Mfg Summit at Liverpool.

World Foundry Congress, Bilbao

20 May 2014: A paper on E-Foundry was presented at the 71st WFC at Bilbao, Spain by Prof. B. Ravi as the official delegate nominated by the Institute of Indian Foundrymen.

BVM Engineering College, Vidyanagar

12 April 2014: About 30 students and a few teachers attended an E-Foundry training programme conducted by Dr. Mayur Sutaria at BVM Engineering College, Vidyanagar in Gurajat.

AICTE Chairman Visit

10 April 2014: AICTE Chairman Prof. S.S. Mantha visited E-Foundry Lab after inaugurating E-Yantra symposium at IIT-B, where Prof. Ravi showcased the online learning resources.

NIT Jalandhar and MSME Foundation

09 April 2014: About 20 teachers and 60 Foundrymen attended the E-Foundry training programme conducted by Dr. Mayur Sutaria at NIT Jalandhar partnering with MSME Foundation.

UK-India Roundtable, New Delhi

09 April 2014: As part of the UK-India Manufacturing Policy Roundtable, attended by thought leaders from UK and India, Prof. B. Ravi highlighted the need for initiatives like E-Foundry to attract young people to manufacturing.

Student Events in Indore

04 and 11 April 2014: Dr. Durgesh Joshi conducted E-Foundry sessions for 65 students at Medicaps Institute of Technology and Management, and for 53 students at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Technology.

GITAM, Vizag programme

17 February 2014: Over 50 participants including about 15 teachers from local colleges and M.Tech students attended the E-Foundry course.

IMTEX, Bangalore

28 January 2014: The Melt-IT tabletop furnace developed by TREELabs with support from E-Foundry, won the first prize among academic projects exhibited at IMTEX, Bangalore.

SGGSIET, Nanded Programme

18 January 2014: Over 35 teachers and M.Tech students from 16 engineering and polytechnic colleges from Marathawada region attended the E-Foundry course at SGGSIET.

VNIT, Nagpur Programme

13 December 2013: Over 40 teachers from VNIT Nagpur and local colleges attended the E-Foundry course, after inauguration of a local E-Foundry Cell by the Director.

Dhatu Tantra Prabodhini Inauguration, Kolhapur

14 November 2013: Inauguration of Dhatu-Tantra Prabodhini in Government Polytechnic College, Kolhapur.

VJTI, Mumbai Programme

26 October 2013: About 35 teachers from a dozen engineering and polytechnic institutes attended the E-Foundry course at VJTI, Mumbai.

2nd NKN Workshop, IISc Bangalore

17-19 October 2013: Over 1000 teachers from 800 institutes attended the 2nd NKN workshop at IISc Bangalore, where E- Foundry was presented as well as demonstrated live.

ATC, Indore Programme

10 Oct 2013: About 60 students of Acropolis Technical Campus, Indore attended the E-Foundry course and computer hands-on session conducted by Dr. Durgesh Joshi of SGSITS, supported by Prof Ajay Bhargava, HOD and faculty of ATC.

IIT Madras, Chennai Programme

4-5 October 2013: 40 participants attended the E-Foundry certificate training course at IIT Madras, Chennai. Renowned Professors O. Prabhakar, M. Kamaraj (HOD), and B.S. Murty graced the course.

BHG COE, Rajkot Programme

21 September 2013: 60 participants including 50 teachers from 25 institutes attended the E-Foundry Cell inauguration and training course at BH Gardi College of Engineering, Rajkot.

DKTE's TEI, Ichalkaranji Programme

07 September 2013: Over 60 teachers from 24 institutes attended the 4th E-Foundry course at DKTE's Textile and Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji, where an E-Foundry Cell was also inaugurated on the same day.

SVERI, Pandharpur Programme

31 August 2013: 45 teachers from 24 engineering and polytechnic institutes in Maharashtra attended the third E-Foundry certificate training course at SVERI, Pandharpur.

SGSITS, Indore Programme

03 August 2013: 80 teachers from 40 institutes attended the second E-Foundry training course and inauguration of local E-Foundry Cell at SGSITS, Indore (Madhya Pradesh).

CHARUSAT, Changa Programme

06 July 2013: 40 teachers from 20 engineering and polytechnic institutes in Gujarat attended the first E-Foundry certificate training programme at CHARUSAT, Changa.

First E-Foundry Webinar

18 Feb 2013: The first E-Foundry webinar for training and certification in casting design and simulation started off with students from Indore, Kolhapur and Rajkot.

IFC Student Forum

27 Jan 2013: Over 300 students from local colleges attending the Forum at 61st Indian Foundry Congress, Kolkata were informed about E-Foundry learning resources.

Tech-Connect Booth

05 Jan 2013: E-Foundry booth at Tech-Connect exhibition in TechFest, Asia's largest student technical festival attracted hundreds of school and college students.

Lab Inauguration

31 Oct 2012: The E-Foundry Lab was formally inaugurated by Dr. R. Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, New Delhi.

NKN and NIC Visitors

25 Sep 2012: Dr. PS Dhekne, Expert member of the NKN mission and CAD group of NIC, New Delhi visited E-Foundry lab.

Innovation Award

29 March 2012: DST Lockheed-Martin India Innovation Growth Award (Gold Medal) for 'Fast and accurate casting simulation technology' used in E-Foundry online Sim Lab.

E-Foundry Launch

2 March 2012: The E-Foundry project was announced at the 60th Indian Foundry Congress, Bangalore and both academia and industry were invited to visit the site.