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  • NHRC issues notice to Union Health Ministry and Bihar Govt over AES deaths
  • All schools and coaching institutes will remain closed till June 24 due to heat wave in Bihar
  • Dy CM meets heads of various policy & business departments of NABARD
  • Dy CM meets heads of various policy & business departments of NABARD
  • Striking junior doctors call off their indefinite ceasework; Patients' miseries come to an end
  • Women’s safety: MP CM writes to Shah
  • Guv welcomes amicable settlement between govt and doctors
  • Nitish directs authorities to handle efficiently the challenge of AES and heat wave in Bihar
  • Army officer, one militant killed in Anantnag encounter: Official sources
  • Lakhs of devotees witness holy bath and gajanan vesh of Lords
  • Delhi Police registers cross FIRs in Grameen Sewa driver alleged assault
  • Cong slams Bihar govt for failing to control Encephalitis
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IIT-M to host World’s largest Combustion Research Centre on Oct 13

Chennai, Oct 10- (UNI) The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M)
would host the world’s largest Combustion Research Centre at its campus
to address the twin challenges of alternative energy and environmental
protection afflicting a modern emerging economy such as India by focussing
on effective utilization of combustion as a means of thermo-chemical energy
conversion.
Established at a total cost of Rs 90 crore, the National Centre for Combustion
Research and Development (NCCRD) would be inaugurated on October 13.
The Research Centre was supported by Science and Engineering Research
Board, Department of Science and Technology (DST).
A similar centre has also been established at the Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore (IISc).
With over 30 faculty members from six Departments of IIT-M working on the
project, this would the largest grouping of academic combustion researchers
globally.
In addition, the infrastructure facilities were also the largest for any combustion
research centre in an academic setting, globally.
The NCCRD will develop state-of-the-art capabilities in combustion research
involving experts in the country, a release from IIT-M today said.
Prof Satyanarayanan Chakravarthy, Professor In-charge, NCCRD, IIT-M said
''the emphasis at NCCRD is to work on the industry-relevant problems of the
future in close collaboration with organisations in application sectors of automotive,
aerospace, thermal power, process industry and fire protection.''
The research interests were in three major application sectors that included
automotive, Thermal Power, and Aerospace Propulsion, besides fire research
and microgravity combustion to minor extent.
The goals of the NCCRD included providing state-of-the-art facilities for research,
create knowledge network among other institutional combustion researchers, manpower development at the master’s and Ph.D levels, industry collaboration, continuing education
for young industry professionals and academics, and addressing grand challenge topics
of practical importance.
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