Amalgam 2015, IIT Madras, Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science Symposium, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 21st - 23rd August 2015

  • Category: Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science Symposium
  • Start Date: 21st August 2015
  • End Date: 23rd August 2015
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Amalgam 2015


The department fest of Metallurgical and Materials Engg of IIT Madras. Spread over 3 days, various events are conducted to celebrate material science.


List of Events:
• Main Quiz
• Paper & Poster Presentation
• Treasure Hunt/Fun with Materials
• GD Challenge
• Ulti-meta
• Career Guidance
• Photography
• Steel challenge
• Process planning
• Department open house
• Etch it
• T-shirt designing
• Green city
• Math modelling
• Panel discussion
• IDP (Industry Defined Problems)
• SoME (Spirit Of Materials Engineering)
The Events have been designed in a way that there's something for anyone and everyone at Amalgam 2015. Check out our website to know about the details interested in.

List of workshops:
• Characterization Workshop:
Dr B.S.Murty will be organizing Workshop for XRD
Dr Sarma V.S. will be organizing a workshop on scanning electron microscopy

We are restricting the total number of students to 20 only, and will be organised in two batches of 10 students each; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. So interested students please hurry up! For further details regarding the characterization workshop contact:

• Casting Workshop:
Two batches will be taken with 15 students in each for this three hour workshop.An exam will be conducted after workshop of each batch and participation certificates will be given. A brief description about the workshop topics will be sent to you once you are enrolled. For further details regarding the casting workshop contact:

• Computational Workshop:
For all those computer enthusiasts, Amalgam is pleased to present to you the computational workshop which will be held on 22nd of August. This workshop will introduce the area of modelling materials at atomic scale using a technique known as molecular dynamics. The workshop involves running small codes and subsequently visualising the results using open source tools. Do bring your laptops if you have them.
Total seats: 20
Timing: 9:30 – 11:30 1:30 – 3:30
Venue: Department Computer Facility (MSB ground floor)
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• Welding workshop:
This one is for the welding enthusiasts. Amalgam presents to you the welding workshop, covering the exciting aspects of Welding – Friction Welding, Resistance spot Welding and Cold Metal Transfer.
Total seats: 40 (in batches of two)
Timing: 9:00 – 12.00
Date: 23rd August
Venue: Workshop, IIT Madras
So interested students grab this opportunity to understand the practical nuances of welding! For further details regarding the workshop contact:

• 3D Printing Workshop:
In this 3D printing workshop we teach you how to operate and work on 3D printing.
Total Seats: 20-30
Date: 23rdAugust
Time: 2.00 – 4.00
For further details regarding the workshop

List of Demonstrations:
• The Amalgamation of Biotechnology with Materials Science by Dr. Mukesh Doble from Dept. of Biotechnology:
22nd August- 9:30-11:30am
23rd August- 11:30am-1.30pm
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• Electrospinning polymer nanofibers and their applications by Dr Natarajan from Dept. of Physics
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Metallurgy Extra



Accomodation details will be given in the website

How to reach IIT Madras, Chennai

Beside Adyar Cancer Institute, Opposite to C.L.R.I, Sardar Patel Rd, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600036

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