CoEWT at OP Jindal University conducted a one week (4th to 8th Oct, 2021)-training Program on “Metal Joining Technology” for the final year diploma holders to develop basic skills in Welding processes. The training includes, Introduction to Welding Processes, Evaluation and selection of welding processes, Use Safety Equipment’s in welding, Practice on Virtual welding Machines, discussion on power source and consumables.
Catalysing innovation and growth through industry-academia collaborations- OPJU Advanced Welding Centre featured in National Skills Network (NSN)
“In my view, the robust industry-university collaboration will have a multi-fold impact on reducing unemployment, social upliftment, and the nation’s progress by ushering in skill development, innovation, and entrepreneurship”, says Dr. R D Patidar, Vice-Chancellor, OP Jindal University.
As the University is surrounded by several steel industries including our parent organization Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL), a Centre for Sustainable Technology and Product Development (CSTPD) has been established at the campus, to impart our students all the skills which can cater to the needs of the steel industry.
Academicians Conclave: Fronius India organised meeting of great minds to understand the COVID-19 scenario
Fronius India has organized “Academicians Conclave 2020” and on 25th June, 2020. For this conclave stalwarts like Dr. R K Agarwal, Director General, Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad; Mr. Sanjib Kumar Rout, Founder President, CV Raman Global University, Bhubaneshwar; Dr. R.D. Patidar, Vice-Chancellor, O.P. Jindal University, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh; Dr. Niranjan Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAM Institute of Technology, NITTE, Karnataka and Dr. Murugaiyan Amirthalingam, Head Joining and Additive Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Technology Chennai were the Panellists. The moderator for this meeting was Mr. V V Kamath, Managing Director, Fronius India Private Limited.
This “Academicians Conclave 2020” focused mainly on the current measures taken by the institutes and the way students’ community is evolving with the time and responding to the current measures of learning. This conclave also helped the attendees to understand how the education sector is gearing up for the change. There were a total of 550 + participants who attended the program.
A Webinar on "Advances in Arc Welding"
OP Jindal University in association with centre of Excellence in Welding Technology (A vertical of Centre for Sustainable Technology & Product Development) has organised an interactive webinar titled as "Advances in Arc Welding" on 9th July at 4 PM .
Five-Day Online Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Mechatronics, Automation and Robotics”
Five-Day Online Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Mechatronics, Automation and Robotics” in association with IEEE Bombay Section, Centre of Excellence in Welding Technology and All India Council for Robotics and Automation (AICRA) from August 3-7, 2020.
It was a really a wonderful experience for us to host selected 792 participants and every day 400+ participants in zoom with esteemed speakers sharing their knowledge and expertise in different topics related to Advanced manufacturing.
Electric Solar Vehicle Championship 2019 & 2020: OPJU student team- Solaric has fabricated two vehicles for the event
OPJU participated in prestigious 'Electric Solar Vehicle Championship' EVSC-2019 Season 6.0 & 7.0- Asia’s biggest solar event aimed at making a new generation Solar Electric Vehicle. The championship was started in year 2013, with an aim to create awareness among future engineers about renewable energy, resources and its uses. OPJU students fabricated the vehicles using advanced welding techniques and won the “Hero Electric Spirit Awar” at ESVC 2019
Pune facility of Fronius India Private Ltd, Pune
Centre team visited the world-class facility of Fronius India Private Ltd, Pune - the partner for Center for Excellence in Welding at OP Jindal University, Raigarh.
Centre members visiting Centre of Advanced Welding at CVRCE, Bhubhaneshwar established by Fronius India Private Limited
5th International Congress (IC 2020), Weld 2020 and exhibition
Centre member visited Mumbai (6th to 8th Feb, 2020) attending 5th International Congress (IC 2020), Weld 2020 and exhibition. The event was attended by around 500+ delegates and having maximum from industries with around 40+ industries showcase their products in the Weld 2020 exhibition.
Signing of MoU between OP Jindal University, OPJU and The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW)
The Center of Excellence (COE) in Welding Technology under the Centre for Sustainable Technology and Product Development (CSTPD), OP Jindal University, Raigarh signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW) Kolkata on 5th Feb, 2020. The partnership has been made for promoting and strengthening academic excellence in various areas of welding science education and certified training by mutual exchange of information and technological development, putting joint efforts in conducting technical sessions, workshops, industry-oriented training programs, seminars and conferences, training and certification schemes, welding research & development activities and disseminating technical information.
Signing of MoU between OP Jindal University, OPJU and Association of Welding Product Manufacturers (AWPM)
The Centre of Excellence in Welding Technology (COEWT), a vertical of the Centre for Steel Technology and Product Development (#CSTPD), #OPJindalUniversity has signed an MoU with Association of Welding Products Manufacturers (AWPM) today. The MoU will help the OPJU and Mechanical students in terms of their Training, Placement, Paid and Unpaid Long Term Internships , and Industry Expert Lectures.
Prospective Welding Centre partners
A) Discussions with National Skill Development Council(NSDC)
B) Discussions with American Welding Society(AWS)
MoU signing ceremony to establish centre of Excellence in Welding Technology (CoEWT)- OP Jindal University at INDIA STEEL 2019.
Welding is an integral part of the steel industry, so it becomes an important vertical of the Centre for Sustainable Technology & Product Development. So, a MoU has been signed with Fronius India Private Limited (FIPL) to establish a centre of Excellence in Welding Technology (CoEWT) at MoU signing ceremony of INDIA STEEL 2019. The ceremony was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Government of India along with other dignitaries from the Ministry and Industry
The Centre of Excellence in Welding Technology (CoEWT) at OPJU in association with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, HRD Centre and Academic Staff College (ASC), OPJU, and Fronius India Private Limited, Pune have jointly organized a Training Programme (Certificate Course) on “Advanced Welding Technology” from 6th to 10th December 2021.
The training covered various topics namely– Introduction to advanced welding, Inverter technology, MIG, TIG, and MMAW Practice on virtual welding simulators & physical welding machines and introduction to welding defects. The training was attended by industry persons from esteemed organizations such as Jindal Power Limited, Steel structural division, OP Jindal Community College, JSW, and others.