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5-Day Training Program on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics by Germany based company FESTO at GNDU

AMRIK SINGH | May 20, 2024 10:01 PM

AMRITSAR: Under the esteemed leadership of Prof. (Dr.) Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Vice Chancellor, " Artificial Intelligence and Robotics” laboratory is established in the Department of Mechanical Engineering funded by RUSA grant, Govt. of India, New Delhi.5-Day Training Programme was conducted on"Factory Automation and Robotics Programing using FluidSim Software and CIROS Software of Germany based FESTO Company" at Artificial Intelligence and Robotics laboratory with the support of Professor Dr. P K Pati, coordinator, Golden Jubilee Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation GNDU.

In this 5-Day training program, students were given hands on training practice of AI based factory automation and robotic programming techniques.

Dr. Pati, emphasized that this kind of training can bridge the gap between academics and latest technologies used in the industry.Dr. Harminder Singh, Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomed the Resource Person, Er. Chandrashekhar V. Varerkar, Manager Didactic at Festo India Pvt. Ltd.Er. Varerkar completed Mechatronics Trainer Level 1 & Level 2 Certification from Siemens Technik Academy, Berlin, Germany. He has 15 Years experience in core manufacturing industry at TATA Steel Wire Division in Electrical Maintenance Dept. and 9 Years core training experience in a Indo-German JV company, ChristianiSharpline Technical TrainingPvt. Ltd as a AGM Training with specialization in Mechatronics.

Trainingsession was started by imparting basic knowledge of Pneumatics and Hydraulics from industrial revolution point of view. Further, delve deep into the professional use of Fluid Sim, CIROS, CODESYS and PLC software throughout the training.

Approximately 150 students along with faculty members participated in the training programme.Department of Mechanical Engineering has introduced five year integrated M. Tech. program with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Engineering for 12th non-medical pass-out students. Admission is open and students are showing great interest. So, start your journey today.


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