Raigarh : Mr. V.L. Sridharan, Chairman – ASM India National Council, ASM International Visited OP Jindal University, Raigarh on 10th October 2018. The main purpose of his visit was to collaborate with Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME), SoE, OPJU and set the ground to establish the American Society of Metals (ASM) International chapter; which will be the only chapter to be established in the eastern part of India. ASM International is a prominent association for engaging and connecting materials professionals and their organizations to the resources necessary to solve problems, improve outcomes, and advance the society.
During the visit, Mr. V.L. Sridharan interacted with the students and faculty members and shared the benefits of becoming the ASM member. He said that OPJU is surrounded by the metallurgical industries and ASM International chapter will help it to excel in R&D and providing international exposure to the students. Dr. Ashok Srivastava, Head, Department of MME thanked Dr Sridharan for visiting the University and sharing his experience with the students. Dr. R. D. Patidar, Registrar, OPJU underlined the efforts of the Department of MME in formation of ASM International Chapter and congratulated for international collaborations.>