A two-day International Conference on Recent Trends In Bioengineering (ICRTB 2021) was organized by MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences and Research, a constituent unit of MIT ADT University on the 12th and 13th of February, 2021. The conference was convened by Prof. Dr. Renu Vyas, Head, MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences and Research. The inaugural program was presided over by Dr. Mangesh Karad, Executive President, MIT-ADT University. Dr Virendra Ghaisas, Executive Director MIMER Medical College, Pune as guest of honour and Prof VinayakGhaisas founder Director MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences & Research.
The conference provided a platform for the young students and aspiring researchers to interact with several stalwarts of international stature from the field of bioengineering. The inaugural address was given on Bioengineering Trends by the Chief Guest, Dr. Ali asger, FAAPS, FAIMBE, Bighley Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Iowa, USA. Dr. Karl Bohringer, University of Washington, USA and Dr. Dinanath Kholkar Vice President, Tata Consultancy Services, India spoke on Microfluidics and Sensors, and Digital Health, respectively during the Key note session. Other speakers included Professor Jeremy Simpson, UCD Ireland, Dr. Justin Dauwels, Tu Delft Netherlands, Dr. Dhanasekharan, Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, Dr. Shailaja Saxena, Head Molecular Biology, Reliance Life Sciences, Mumbai, Dr Anurag Agarwal, Director, CSIR IGIB New Delhi, Dr. Pawan Dhar Dean, Biotechnology JNU New Delhi, Dr. Nathan Johnson, Harvard Medical School MA USA, Dr. Himanshu Gadgil, Director Enzene Biosciences Pune, and Dr. Hemant Gautam, IGIB New Delhi.
Several delegates across the globe presented posters and gave oral talks during the conference. An industry expo, showcasing the new developments and research products was also as a part of the conference. The OMIK (Oracle for Modern Information and Knowledge) association was inaugurated for exchange of scientific information among the students, researchers and industry personnelpertaining to bioengineering.
The conference provided a unique opportunity for the engineers, clinicians, industry and academia to find solutions in healthcare. The speakers iterated on the importance of collaboration between the academicians and the industries to cater to the unmet requirements pertaining to human health. The conference concluded with vote of thanks by Prof. Dr. Renu Vyas. The young researchers were awarded prizes for their poster and oral presentations during the valedictory function. The experts from the industry and the academia appreciated the efforts taken by MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences and Research for bringing out the platform and paving way for dissemination of knowledge
"Felt good to be a part of the conference and was enlightened by several new dimensions of research work."
“I need to congratulate you on the way you organized this event and it went very smoothly.”
“Since virtual events is a new normal for most of us, hope you will conduct such kind of great events in the future also.”
“Kudos to the entire team...”