As part of Industry-Academia initiative, FPSI opened its 13th Student Chapter at The National Institute of Engineering with Department of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial & Production Engineering, Mysuru on 28th September'18
Mr. Yoganarasimha,Consultant & Board of Advisors, FPSI inaugurated the student chapter. Speaking on the occasion, he conveyed the importance of Fluid Power Systems and its applications in industries which include excavators, earth moving equipments and aviation sector. He addressed the gathering on the state of fluid power in India. He greeted the students who are a part of the student chapter and advised them to utilize the knowledge gained through the chapter in their careers.
Dr.Prasanna Kumar,Advisor, FPSI spoke about the multiple activities conducted by the body to help students gain application oriented knowledge about fluid power. He elaborated on the various activities conducted by the student body which include technical talks, guest lectures by industry experts, industry visits and workshops. He also briefed on the activities conducted by FPSI over the last few years in various institutions and industries.
Mr.Rangan, Joint Secretary FPSI and General Manager, Sales and Marketing, Walvoil Fluid Power India pvt ltd, in his keynote address highlighted the applications of fluid power systems like earth moving machinery, construction equipment machinery, leisure industry machinery and also the landing gear of an aircraft. He discussed the employment opportunities in these industries for an engineer specialized in fluid power systems.
Mr. Subhadeep Sen, Head Secretariat FPSI, Bengaluru addressed the gathering and explained the various objectives of the student chapter and the multitude of advantages that comes with it. He also spoke about the objectives of the student chapter which include promoting the interest in Fluid power subject among Engineering Students, to create awareness on Fluid power applications and the latest developments and to explore the career opportunity for the student’s community in this area.