ANVESHAN 2015 (Research Convention)

From the inception of mankind to the present times, exploration and discovery of new things with unprecedented properties has been fundamental in driving the technological evolution of our society. The onus of realizing a sustainable world by providing revolutionary substances fulfilling needs of society again lies on the shoulders of young generation. At D. Y. Patil University, we have been at the forefront in developing the research landscape by providing world class education and conducting pioneer research to bring evolutionary changes. Identifying the today’s need to make healthcare system revolutionary we have initiated Masters and Ph.D. program in medical technology with innovation. Establishment of Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Campaign on University Research and Training (COURT) and Research and Innovation for Comprehensive Health (RICH) cell are few ground breaking steps in this direction. The other such program organized is the DYPU ‘Anveshan 2015’ Research convention. ‘Anveshan: Student Research Convention’ is an initiative by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to provide a platform to emerging researchers in Universities to express their own innovative ideas and creativity leading to research initiative. To be a part of this event Center for Interdisciplinary Research, D. Y. Patil University Kolhapur has organized ‘DYPU Anveshan 2015’ at University level. In this event, students at M.Sc. and Ph.D. level were allowed to present their innovative and unconventional research ideas in the form of poster presentation. The judges after evaluating posters selected top 5 students for representing D. Y. Patil University at West Zone State Level Convention by AIU.            

The research convention started with inaugural function of lighting the lamp and Sant Gajanan Maharaj worship in the presence of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. S. H. Pawar, Chief Guest Dr. S. L. Hoti, Scientist G and Director in Charge, Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), The Registrar Dr. V.V. Bhosale and the Convener Dr. Sachin Kadam. The Co-convener, Dr. Arvind Gulbake welcomed the gathering. Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. S. H. Pawar addressed the gathering with his inspirational talk. This was followed by the key note address by Dr. S. L Hoti Chief Guest, on “Importance of Translational Research”. His take home message on translational research gathered good attention and inspiration among the students. After his speech, poster presentation competition was held. More than 30 participants actively participated in the event sharing their ideas and views of innovative, unconventional research topics. The posters were well scrutinized and evaluated by four juries: Dr. Arvind Gulbake, Research Coordinator, D.Y. Patil University, Dr. K.T. Jadhav, Head, Chemical Engineering, D.Y. Patil Engineering College, Dr. Anamika Kadam, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, D.Y. Patil Engineering College, Dr. R. M. Kulkarni, Dean, R&D, D.Y. Patil University. One M.Sc. student Mr. Saurabh Pise and three Ph.D. students Mr. Abhinandan Patil, Mr. Abhinav Raut and Mr. Valmiki Koli were selected for representing DYPU at west zone, Anveshan 2016, to be held on January 12-13, 2016 at Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner, Rajasthan.















Address by Chief Guest of Anveshan-2016 Dr. S. L. Hoti, Scientist G and Director in Charge, Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR).