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Understanding criminal psychology and its application in criminal justice administration has become a significant factor for consideration. The research in science is constantly advancing and so is the change in studies related to psychology. Preventive techniques of crime and criminal behaviour are an ever-evolving tools in the police and law order enforcement. Undoubtedly, Criminal Psychology emerged as an unquestionable area in the administration of justice especially in the fields of police, juvenile, correctional, and prison administration. The professionals in this field have made significant advances with scholarly research and practice in their professional pursuits of Criminal Psychology and Criminal Justice Administration.

Towards advancing this knowledge domain, the National Workshop on Forensic Psychology was organized at Smart Classroom at Institute of Law, Nirma University on 20th October 2018 with overwhelming response from the participants from all across India. The number of external participants was more than the number of internal participants. The diversified domain knowledge of the expert speakers from areas like Forensic Psychology, Medical Science, Police, Judicial, and Criminal Justice added value to the workshop. The workshop was organized by the Centre for Criminal Law and Justice in association with Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) and coordinated by Dr. Shamiulla, Assistant Professor, Institute of Law, Nirma University. Prof. (Dr.) Purvi Pokhariyal, Director and Dean, acknowledged and welcomed the expert speakers, gave a brief introduction of the theme of the workshop and her welcome address marked at the heart of the workshop. The expert speakers for the workshop were Dr. Jyotsna Yagnik Former Principal Judge, Arbitrator, Trainer in Law & Director, Yagnik Law Academy, Dr. Ajay Chauhan, Superintendent of Government Hospital for Mental Health and State Nodal Officer for Mental Health, Gujarat, Dr. Asha Srivastava, Principal Scientific Officer, CFSL, CBI, New Delhi, Prof. (Dr.) S. L. Vaya, Retired Addl. Director, Directorate of Forensic Science, Gujarat, Mr. K.V. Ravi Kumar Director, Institute of Security Sciences and Management, Raksha Shakti University, Gujarat. At the end of the workshop, Dr. Shamiulla gave vote of thanks to all the speakers and everyone who has been part of organizing the workshop, the student team of ILNU including the participants from all across the India.

  • December 14, 2018

Centre for Corporate law Studies, Institute of law organised in Collaboration with Centre for Continuous Education “Advanced Certificate in International Business Taxation Law” scheduled on 15st September to 20th October 2018 (5 Weekends). The course was conducted with an objective to provide orientation with the basic concepts of international business taxation law, covering income tax and transfer pricing, BEPS and MLI India Position which affect the corporate entities in India. This course is designed to provide participants with the essentials of international taxation law.

The followin experts conducted 40 sessions in 6 Sundays for the completion of this course

Jigar Patel

Executive Director of International Tax & Investment Consultants, Ahmedabad

Visiting Professor, GNLU, AIIM.

Pradip K. Modi

Chartered Accountant, PK Modi & Co.

Board Member, PKM Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd

Amit K Kashyap

Asst. Prof of law,

Head, Centre for Corporate law Studies

Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

Prof. Arpit Sharma

Asst. Prof of law,

Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

Prof. Neeraj Sharma

Asst. Prof of law,

Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

Dhwani Shah

Associate Director, International Taxation

K C Mehta & Co.

Ahmedabad

Dhinal Shah

Partner, Ernst & Young LLP,

Kinjesh Thakkar

Chirag Khetan

Ahmedabad

The Course was coordinated by Prof. Amit K Kashyap, who can be contacted at amit.kashyap@nirmauni.ac.in

 

 

  • October 30, 2018

A workshop for the Faculty, UG students, and industry person on the “Interactive application using Python" was conducted by Instrumentation and Control Engineering Department, Institute of technology, Nirma University under Center of Continuing Education Nirma University.

The main objective of the workshop is to learn the basics of building simple interacting applications like how to develop basic graphical games using python programming language and to learn contents which are graphical and can respond to buttons, the keyboard and the mouse, which is conducted with hands on practice. Students have learnt a new browser-based programming environment that makes developing interactive applications in simple python code. Hardware demonstration using real time python interfacing application is conducted.  The workshop got very good response and total 10 participants attended the workshop, out which one participant came from outside college. These all sessions were conducted by internal faculty (Prof. Vishal M. Vaidya) who is also the main coordinator of this workshop

  • October 29, 2018

Hands on training on formulation development and characterization of nano drug delivery systems was organized on 29th September 2018 by Department of Pharmaceutics, Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University under the edges of Centre for Continue education. The program was inaugurated with gracious presence of Dr. P G. Shrotriya, CEO, Elite Consultancy Services as chief guest followed by his key note address. Dr. Manju Mishra, Faculty, NIPER, Ahmedabad and Dr. Tejal Mehta, Professor and Head, delivered expert talk. The Poster competition was also organized followed by demonstration of various equipment like high speed homogenizer, high pressure homogenizer and particle size analyzer. Around 75 students attended the event and has knowledge gaining experience. Dr Tejal Mehta, Dr. Shital Butani and Dr. Jigar Shah were the coordinators of the event.

  • October 25, 2018

The training program for the Faculty, students and research scholars on the "Testing and Verification of VLSI Design" was conducted by Electronics & Communication Engineering Department, Institute of Technology under Center of Continuing Education, Nirma University.

The main objective of the program is to provide basic fundamentals of different testing and verification methods along with their hands on practice and advances. Functional Verification, ATPG, DFT, BIST and memory testing will be discussed in length with their advance approaches.

The training program got very over whelming response and total 65 participants attended the training program including faculty, students and research scholar. The theory and lab sessions were conducted by our internal faculty Dr Usha Mehta and Dr Vaishali Dhare.

  • October 05, 2018

Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University has organized on day workshop on “Neuropharmacological Evaluation of Drugs: Application of Stereotaxic Surgery and Behavioral Assessment” held on 31st August, 2018 (Friday). Dr. Vinod Tiwari, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (B.H.U.) was one of the speaker. He gave his talk on Stereotaxic Surgery: Applications in Pre-clinical Research Including Optogenetics”. Dr. Niyati Acharya, Head, Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, gave a talk on the topic Experimental screening models for Alzheimer’s diseases”. There were total 24 students and 6 faculties participated in the workshop from various institutions. In the workshop participants got the exposure of brain surgery using stereotaxic apparatus and Microdialysis and behavioral assessment methods for rodents in various models.

  • September 10, 2018

A Two Day Workshop on “Internet of Things and Fog Computing” was organized by Electronics and Communication Engineering Department under the aegis of Centre for Continuing Education, Nirma University during August 28-29, 2018. The workshop was coordinated by Dr. N.P Gajjar, Professor of Electronics and Communication Engineering Department and Dr. Sachin Gajjar, Associate Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, of Institute of Technology, Nirma University.

The workshop was intended for faculty members from Engineering Institutes, Industry personnel and PG/PhD students working and/or doing research in the area of Internet of Things and Fog Computing.

The lectures and hands on sessions were conducted on topics such as “Internet of Things: Introduction, Applications, Architecture and Challenges”; “Hardware design of Internet of Things using Single Board Computers”; “Machine Learning for Internet of Things” and “Case Studies on Environmental Monitoring and Smart City Applications using IoT” were covered during the workshop. Hands-on sessions on hardware design for IoT using single board computers were also conducted. The sessions were conducted by Dr. Sachin Gajjar, Dr. Nagendra Gajjar from Nirma University and Mr. Madhukant Patel from Reve Automation and Mr. Sohil Patel from Oizom Technologies.

The program was attended by 36 participants from Nirma University and Gandhinagar Institute of Technology. The participants were faculty members and PG students from Electronics and Communication Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering streams.

  • September 05, 2018

A workshop for aspiring engineering Students (the students who had passed standard – XII) on the  "Engineering Mathematics - A Tool or Engineers" was conducted by Department of Mathematics & Humanities, under Center of Continuing Education Nirma University. The main objective of the workshop was to develop good problem solving skills related to Engineering Applications. The workshop got very good response and total 33 participants attended the workshop. The sessions were conducted by our Internal faculties Dr. Sandeep Malhotra, Dr. Mahesh Yeolekar, Dr. Kunal Pathak & Dr. Motilal Panigrahi.

  • June 20, 2018

Engineering Graphics, as one the foundation courses to students of all engineering discipline, a 3 Days Interactive Orientation Program titled as “Engineering Graphics – A Language of Engineer” for aspiring engineering students was conducted by Mechanical Engineering Department, under Centre for Continuing Education, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. The objectives of program are to understand the importance and application of engineering graphics, to understand the drawing instruments, to know methodology for preparing the engineering drawing to develop approach for learning the course with few fundamental topics and to develop visualization with the help of audio – visual aids and models.

The program got very good response and was participated by 23 aspiring engineering students. The fundamental topics of Engineering Graphics like Introduction to Engineering Graphics, Drawing Instruments and their use, Projection of Point, Projection of Line, Projection of Plane, Projection of Solid, Orthographic Projection, Sectional Orthographic Projection and Isometric Projection were discussed. The program was coordinated by and all the sessions were conducted by Prof. Anand S. Patel (Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department). The sessions were conducted with audio – video aids, models and animated solution of problems to understand and to develop visualization & imagination. The reference solution of problems was also shown to participants for better understanding of actual drawings.

  • June 15, 2018

A two day workshop on “Back End VLSI Design” was organized by Centre for Continuing Education, Nirma University during April 6 – 7, 2018. The program was conducted under the coordinator-ship of Prof. Akash Mecwan, Assistant Professor and Prof. Vijay Savani, Assistant Professor of Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University.

Total Six sessions were conducted. On 6th April, 2018 total three sessions were conducted. Typical design ASIC and CIC design flow was discussed and hands on were carried out using VLSI CAD Tool. The complete flow of design and implementation of operational amplifier was discussed. Hands on session was conducted for simulation using mentor graphics tools was carried out. On the second day (7th April 2018) Prof. Vijay Savani covered Layout to GDS Flow, followed by the process variation, PVT, Corner analysis and Monte Carlo simulation was discussed. Prof. Akash Mecwan had coved the various issues and challenges in RF Design. He had also demonstrated and carried out the hands-on sessions for various simulation methods for RF circuit design.

The program was attended by 14 participants from institutes like VVP Engineering College, Rajkot and Nirma University. The student participants were streams like Electronics and Communication Engineering.

  • April 17, 2018

Department of Electrical Engineering organized a Two Days Workshop on “Enhancing Power System Capability through FACTS” for students, faculty, research scholars and industry personnel during 17th and 18th March, 2018 under Centre for Continuing Education (CCE). The programme mainly focused on the advances of power electronics technology that has led to the development of devices which in turn has enabled better utilization of existing transmission systems. All the sessions were conducted by internal faculty namely Prof. Dr. P. N. Tekwani (HOD, EE). Prof. Dr. S. C. Vora, Dr. Akhilesh A. Nimje, Dr. Siddharthsingh K. Chauhan and Prof. Chintan R. Mehta. These sessions were proper blend of class room and laboratory sessions on PSCAD, POWERWORLD SIMULATOR and MATLAB that helped the participants to analyse the critical issues. There were total 11 participants in the programme which included 10 participants from Nirma University and 1 external participant from SRCIT Ankleshwar. Out of these, 9 participants have successfully attended the programme. Participants were enlightened by the thought provoking discussions with the experts.

After the valedictory, the programme came to an end, leaving fond memories in the minds of expert speakers and a great sense of satisfaction and accomplishment among all the participants, faculty and staff who were associated in its preparation.

  • March 26, 2018

Institute of Science, Nirma University and Biocare Research India Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad jointly organized a workshop on “Wastewater from Characterization to Treatment” under the banner of Centre for Continuing Education, Nirma University during 12th to 14th March, 2018. The Resource Person for this workshop was from a UNESCO organization, Prof. Eric van Hullebusch , Chair Professor of Environmental Science and Technology, IHE – Delft, Netherlands. This Institute is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world. The technical sessions conducted by him for two days focused on wastewater and its characteristics, need and challenges for the treatment, microbial metabolic diversity and its role in treatment, aerobic and anaerobic modes of wastewater treatment and various test parameters to monitor the treatment. A talk was delivered by Shri Deepak Davda, CEO, Green Environment Services Co-op. Soc. Ltd., CETP, Vatva, Ahmedabad. Dr. Nasreen Munshi also conducted sessions on microbial aspects of wastewater treatment and on assessment of functional microbial diversity of wastewater microbial community. The workshop ended with a half day visit to CETP, Vatva.

The workshop was coordinated by Dr. Nasreen Munshi from Institute of Science and Dr. Purvi Zaveri (Desai) from Biocare Research (I) Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad. The total number of participants were 32, of which 25 were from different Industries, Consulting Firms and CETPs, rest were students and faculty members from outside Nirma University. The workshop got very good response and appraisal by the participants. The event also got covered by various newspaper articles and notes. Biocare Research (I) Pvt. Ltd, Institute of Science and Centre for Continuing Education Nirma University are thankful to the industries which sponsored generously for making this event possible.

  • March 26, 2018

Institute of Management, Nirma University (IMNU) organized a three days Management Development Program (MDP) on Effective Team Building & Leadership on February 21-23, 2018, for industry professionals under the aegis of Center for Continuing Education, Nirma University. Prof. Nina Muncherji, Associate Professor was the programme leader.

Twenty Two (22) participants from Seven organizations, Dresser-Rand India Private Limited, A Siemens Business, Sunshine Tiles Co. Pvt. Ltd.. Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Essar Oil Ltd., GSPL India Transco Ltd., Gujarat State Petronet Limited and Nirma Limited attended the programme.

Prof. Nina Muncherji , Prof. Harismita Trivedi, Prof. Hardik Shah , Prof. Tripura Joshi , Prof. Sameer Pingle and Mr. Abhay Joshi from IMNU engaged 14 sessions in three days.

  • March 08, 2018

Two day workshop for the Faculty members, Industry personnel, PG students and Research scholars on "Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Systems and Power Quality Issues” was conducted during 17-18, February 2018 by Electrical Engineering Department, under the aegis of Center for Continuing Education, Nirma University. The workshop addressed on areas of performance analysis of grid connected solar as well as wind energy systems and their issues, different inverter topologies used for renewable energy systems and their control, power quality issues and devices used for mitigating power quality issues. The workshop received very good response and total 26 participants attended the workshop, out which seven were external participants comprising of faculty members as well as research scholars of different institutions. The sessions were conducted by eminent industrial experts - Shri. Yashpal Patel (Sr. Manager R & D Dept, Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronic Pvt. Ltd., Gandhinagar), and Shri. Vinod Patel (Dy. GM -R&D, Amtech Electronics India Limited, Gandhinagar) and our internal faculty members - Prof. Dr. P. N. Tekwani, Dr. Siddharthsingh K. Chauhan and Prof. Manisha T. Shah. The workshop proved to be effective in achieving its objectives of learning to the participants.  

  • February 23, 2018

A workshop on the "Computer Aided Drug Design Software" was conducted by Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Institute of Pharmacy under Center of Continuing Education, Nirma University on 17th February, 2018. The main objective of the workshop was to provide conceptual insight as well as demonstration of important software used for computer aided drug design (CADD). The workshop got very good response and total 48 participants attended the workshop. The sessions were conducted by internal faculties; Dr. Jignasa Savjani, Dr. Vivek Vyas, Dr. Bhumika D. Patel and Ms. Palak K. Parikh while software demonstration and hands on training on some CADD tools were given by research scholars; Mr. Udit Chaube and Ms. Keerti Vishwkarma.

  • February 20, 2018

Institute of Management, Nirma University (IMNU) organized a three days Management Development Program (MDP) on “Managerial Skills for Supervisory personnel” under Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) on February 01-03, 2018, for industry professionals. Prof. Sameer Pingle, Associate Professor was the programme leader.

Twelve (12) participants from three organisations, Alidhra Weavetech Group, Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Limited. and Nirma Limited attended the programme.

  • February 08, 2018

Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University organized on day workshop on ““Application of Analytical Techniques for Herbal Drugs Research” under Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) held on 6th January, 2018 (Saturday). Dr. Subrata De, Consultant, Zoetic Ayurvedics Pvt. Ltd was the chief guest and one of the speakers for the workshop. He gave his talk on “Overview on Applications of Analytical Instruments in Natural Product Research”.  Dr. Rina H. Gokani, Director & CSO, Accuprec Research Labs Pvt. Ltd., gave a talk on the topic “Recent Advancement in Quality Control of Herbal Medicines”. There were total 44 students and faculty has been participated in the workshop from various institutions. In the workshop participants got the exposure of various sophisticated instruments like GC, HPLC, HPTLC, FT-IR and Spectroflourimetry.

  • January 17, 2018

Institute of Management (IMNU) organized a two days Management Development Program (MDP) on “Leadership Style and Skills under Center of Continuing Education Nirma University on December 21-22, 2017, for industry professionals. Prof. Harismita Trivedi, Sr. Associate Professor was the programme leader.

Eight (08) participants from three organisations, Hazira LNG Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Limited and Bisazza India Pvt. Ltd. attended the programme.

Prof. Harismita Trivedi, Prof. Nityesh Bhatt, Prof. Hardik Shah, Prof. Indu Rao, and Prof. Tripura Joshi from IMNU engaged 10 sessions in two days

  • January 04, 2018

A workshop for B.Tech students on the  “Finite Element Analysis using  CAE pakages” was conducted by Mechanical  Engineering Department, under Center of Continuing Education Nirma University. The main objective of the workshop is to provide knowledge and hands on practice of finite element analysis softwares.  The workshop got very good response and total 14 participants attended the workshop. The sessions were conducted by our Internal faculties of design and thermal department.

  • November 22, 2017

A workshop for M.Tech students on the  "Advanced Finite Element Analysis using CAE Packages for engineers and working professionals" was conducted by Mechanical Engineering Department, under Center of Continuing Education Nirma University. The main objective of the workshop is to provide knowledge, giving  hands on practice  of finite element analysis softwares on mechanical components.  The workshop got very good response and total 21 participants attended the workshop. The sessions were conducted by our Internal faculties of design and thermal department.

  • November 22, 2017