CAMPUS: “Electrochemical studies is a primitive subject but due to the advancement in technology there is a new interest in the subject,” said Professor Dr Vijaya Kumar Reddy, Department of Chemistry, speaking about the two day state level seminar, sponsored by Universities Grants Commission (UGC), at St Joseph’s College here on Thursday.
There is no shortage of energy in India at present. But the need for it in the future might be high, thus the storage of energy is an important issue. The conservation of energy would mainly be in the form of batteries, fuel cells and electrochemical sensors.
Dr Prasanna Kumar, Department of Chemistry and the organizer of the event said, “We are very satisfied with the turnout for the event, it’s a great exchange of knowledge.” Dr Kumar also stated that the seminar aims at giving an opportunity to young researchers and allow them interact with the seniors and the industry.
Professor Arvind, Department of Chemistry, said the seminar was organised to make people aware of Electrochemistry and to create a little more interest in this subject. It is to tell how it is utilised in day to day life.
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