All India Workshop on Coordinate Measuring Machines and Computer Aided Inspection
(CMM) held on 14-16 June 2006 at NIT Calicut
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Prof. M. Rahman, NUS Singapore inaugurating the Workshop on CMM at NIT Calicut
Dr. Mustafizur Rahman, Professor, National University of Singapore, an expert in micro-nano
fabrication and metrology, inaugurated the three-day All India Workshop on Coordinate
Measuring Machines and Computer Aided Inspection (CMM), organized by the Institution of
Engineers (India) Calicut Local Centre in collaboration with the Department of Mechanical
Engineering of the National Institute of Technology Calicut (NITC), on Wednesday, 14 th June,
2006 at the NITC Campus. Dr. N. M. Nagarajan, Director-in-Charge, NITC, presided over the
function. The other dignitaries present on the dais are Dr. V. K. Suri
(BARC), Dr. N.
Ramakrishnan (IITB), Dr. K. Prabhakaran Nair, Head, MED, NITC, Dr. R. Sreeram Kumar,
Chairman, IE(I), Calicut Local Centre, Dr. Jose Mathew and P. B. Dhanish, the coordinators of
the workshop.
Dr. N. Ramakrishnan, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and an expert in micro-
metrology, Dr. V.K. Suri, Head, Precision Engineering, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
(BARC), Mumbai, and an expert in nanotechnology and nano engineering metrology, Dr. R.
Balasubramaniam, Senior Scientist, BARC, Mumbai and an expert in diamond turning and
metrology gave the keynote addresses during the various sessions. More than 60 delegates
from industry and academic institutions from all over India participated in the meet.

All India Workshop on Quality Improvement through Six Sigma (QISS) held on 5-7 July
2006 at NIT Calicut
Dr. G. R. C. Reddy, Director, NITC inaugurating the Workshop on QISS at NIT Calicut
Dr. G.R.C. Reddy, Director, National Institute of Technology Calicut (NITC), inaugurated the
three-day All India Workshop on Quality Improvement through Six Sigma (QISS), organized by
the Production Engineering Division of the Institution of Engineers (India) Calicut Local Centre in
collaboration with the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the National Institute of
Technology Calicut on Wednesday, 5 th July, 2006 at the Institute campus. Dr. K. Prabhakaran
Nair, Head, MED, NITC presided over the function. Other dignitaries present of the dais are Dr.
R. Sreeram Kumar, Chairman, IE(I), Calicut Local Centre, Dr. Jose Mathew and P. B. Dhanish,
the coordinators of the workshop.
Dr. Saji Gopinath, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, Dr. R. P. Suresh,
Professor, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, Mr. R. Nandakumar, PQ Systems,
Chennai gave the keynote addresses during the various sessions. More than 40 delegates from
industry and academic institutions of different states attended the Workshop.