March 11th, 2014
The workshop was inaugurated on 11th March, 2014 at 9:30 AM by Prof. Sundararajan. T, Head of Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT, Madras. Prof. ParthaPratim Chakrabarti, Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur presided over the function. The session started with inaugural address by Prof. S.K Som. He explained the objectives of The National Mission on Education through NME-ICT and various ongoing projects at IIT Kharagpur. Prof. Som explained the perspective of fluid mechanics which is basically the behavior of liquids and gases in rest or in motion. He emphasized that many intriguing curiosities can be easily explained on the basis of fundamental concepts of fluid mechanics.