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HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS ISSUE

Interviews With Prof. Ashok Saxena Vice Chancellor

Prof. Sham Tickoo Pro Vice Chancellor

It seems like yesterday that we began our journey at Galgotias University – a journey towards excellence. What a fulfilling year it has been for everyone; a year full of exciting learning. The past one year has been remarkable for the university in a number of different ways. You are aware that Block 1, an architectural marvel and a state-of-theart academic infrastructure, is fully operational now. We have also established a high-tech library and a digital library in this building where the entire library function has been automated. Students can not only study here in peace but also access hundreds of international journals, research papers and e-books. We have built some of the finest labs here and are in the process of building more which will have little parallels in this country.

We understand that the pillars of an educational institution are its faculty members and we have had some of the best brains from Industry and prominent Institutions joining us in the last one year. Recent joining of renowned academicians at the leadership positions is the testimony of our commitment to developing your inherent skills and ensures your holistic development as Prof. Balaji Rajagopalan the future architects of our nation. As far as industry-academia interaction is concerned, the university has already signed agreement with Infosys, Oracle, Microsoft, Capegemini and ICICI Pro Vice Chancellor Bank to further provide facilities to our students to nurture their academic goals and industry preparedness.In addition to this, the university has also signed MoU with Purdue University Calumet, USA and Northern Illinois University, USA. The scope of these agreements include & short and long-term faculty exchange, undergraduate and graduate student exchange, collaborative research and discovery, engagement, learning and teaching.

The Journey So Far...

Dr. D. K. Jha Dr. P.K.S. Nain Dr. A.K.Jain Dr. Bhim Singh Dr. Ankit Gandhi Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Ms. Anita Charles Ms. Vinnie Mathur Dr. Ekta Srivastava Ms. Anshima P. Srivastava Ms. Anindita Sahoo Mr. Nihar Ranjan Roy Mr. Ayush Balooni - B. Tech Ms. Vertika Anand - MCA Mr. Rahul Kapoor - B.Tech Mr. Prakhar Mathur - B. Tech Ms. Niharika Singh - B. Tech Mr. Kantinath Bannerjee - MBA

At Galgotias University, we believe that Interdisciplinary learning is a way to build bridges to overcome disciplinary isolation. It is an excellent preparation for the role of a global citizen and a successful professional in a pluralistic, technological, and democratic society. We made enormous, well-coordinated and purposeful efforts for the seamless integration of the chosen major-minor subjects. Students’ societies and clubs organized a wide range of social events and sporting activities during the year. Meanwhile, our mentors also provided in-depth counseling and advice on everything from learning to health and finances throughout the year. I take this opportunity to thank all stake holders at the university especially faculty members, staff and students for making this a wonderful year. It is always exciting to receive students who are full of renewed enthusiasm for learning after a long respite. We look forward to your return along with newly admitted students when school opens on Wednesday, August 1 st and not to wonder where the songs of spring have gone, but instead to listen to the music of the Fall semester. Where are the songs of Spring? Ay, where are they? Think not of them, thou hast thy music too, (John Keats Ode to Autumn) Coming days are bound to bring more excitement as we are all set for providing a whole range of exceptional educational programmes and a real transformation at Galgotias University. Wish you all a happy learning and a pleasant stay at Galgotias. Prof. (Dr.) Deependra K Jha Dean, School of Engineering and Technology


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Guest lecture by Mr Rajesh Sehgal Sr. Vice President, Human Resources Division, InfoTech Enterprises Limited, Noida

Galgotias University MBA students had the privilege to attend the guest lecture by Mr. Rajesh Sehgal, Sr. Vice President, Human Resources Division, InfoTech Enterprises Limited, Noida organised by the School of Business on 14th May 2012. He delivered a lecture on BALANCE SCORE CARD. InfoTech Enterprises is a global engineering services company specializing in geospatial, engineering design and IT solutions with 8700 plus associates spanning 27 nationalities over 34 locations. At InfoTech he is responsible for leading the Talent Engagement and Talent Development function. He has been instrumental in InfoTech winning various awards for its innovative HR practices from NHRD in June 2011, Asia Pacific HRM Congress in September 2011 and Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards in July 2011. Since July 2002 he has been President of an NGO called “To the Heart”. This NGO supports the education of 100 under-privileged children in Delhi and is completely run and financed by the employees of InfoTech. The occasion also saw the esteemed presence of Prof. (Dr.) Renu Luthra, Director, GBS and Dr. Sushil Dixit, HOD, School of Business, along with other faculty members. During his lecture at Galgotias University Mr. Sehgal discussed with students the concept of Balance Score Card, the importance of balance score card and how companies are using this concept. He explained the concepts to the students like an academician. Mr. Sehgal interacted with the students throughout his lecture. The students, studying the topic in their course, were limited to the bookish knowledge till they interacted with Mr. Sehgal and came to know the nitty-gritty of the subject in detail and its practical applicability in industry as well. The session ended with a round of question-answers where the remaining doubts of the students were cleared by the Guest Speaker.

Masti Ki Pathshala on Aaj Tak...3

Physics, Engineering and Ethics…………………………………..4

Interview of Prof. Ashok Saxena………………………………….5

Reader’s Corner…………………...7

Peace of Mind and Peace in Life……………………………………….8

The Journey So Far………………..9

CSI Chapter at Galgotias University….....................................12

Interview of Prof. Sham Tickoo………………………………...13

Q.Inc: Quizzing club tests the best minds…………………………..16

Know Your Teacher……………17

Global Pursuit……………………..18

It makes sense …………………….19

Workshop on Personality Development……………………….19

Interview with Prof. Balaji Rajagopalan....................................20

Women Empowerment: A Tool to nullify Development Vacuum……………………………….21

Facebook – Criticism Continues........................................22

Scintillations: Fashion Club at Galgotias......................……………..22

Academic excellence…………...23

TIPS & TRICKS……………………..24

Engaging young minds : Debate Competition………………………..25

Hearty Congratulations to the Toppers.........................................27

WE SAY Nø 2 RAGGING…...28


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On the last instructional day of the Winter semester University, Galgotias students had their chance to do a little masti on Aaj Tak. Galgotias University became the centre for the famous college show on Aaj Tak news channel ‘Masti Ki Pathshala’. It all started when the reporter from Aaj Tak managed to enter a class room of Galgotias University having students from many streams. Her questions were informal so were the answers given by the students. Discussion went at length about the campus, its locations, surroundings and a lot about beyond academics. A dance number from an MBA student was performed as a dare thrown to girls from boys. In the second part the shoot started in lobby and many dares were thrown in the arena. An arm wrestling match became hit when students started chanting the names of people in it. A great singing talent was shown by Anurag of MBA when Aaj Tak reporter asked for it. Sports Club was not far behind cultural when it came to show talent. Aaditya, the student head for sports displayed his athletic abilities by doing some mouth whopping stunts. The third part of shoot was shot at the Music room and started with the beats of Ankit Godley’s drums. In the third and final part the reporter entered the Music room. It was Ankit Godley the best drummer on campus who caught her attention. His rhythmic drum beats did get a lot of applause. This way ended one of the most amazing and interactive days in Galgotias students’ campus life. Event Managed by: Saumya Mishra (Literary Head) & Nitish K. Sharma (Cultural Head)


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It is well known that Physics and Mathematics are the backbone of engineering. One has to have a clear-cut understanding of these subjects while applying them in engineering. However, a blind application of Physics will create a lot of trouble and confusion. This can be illustrated by taking a simple problem of “Flow of current”. As per the definition, the current is the rate of flow of charge. However, if you blindly apply this definition while designing the power line you may land in trouble. Let us assume that you are asked to design a power line of 100km length with a bulb of 10 ohms as a load using Copper cable using a source. Now you proceed to calculate the time taken by the charge to reach the destination. If you take the standard values of the parameters of copper cable of 5mm radius and calculate the time for the electrons to reach the bulb you will get a figure of roughly 445 years. Naturally, you will try to check and recheck the calculations and you will find the same result. Then what happened? In fact it is not the Drift velocity of electrons but it is the Electromagnetic Propagation velocity which travels with the velocity of light. But again, if we use free space value of velocity of light you will have some practical difficulties because the propagation velocity in typical coaxial cable with copper based central conductor is about 66% of the velocity of light. Hence the time will be roughly 505µs.

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In order to design the new system apart from the exposure to established engineering truths and best practices coupled with art and technology should be taken into account and for this one has to master such concepts which will take time and patience. A modern era of science and technology with multiple planes of knowledge is required for system development of any kind. For example, to design a computer chip you must know materials like Silicon, layout (lithography), A/D(sigma-delta), real-time operating systems etc. Also don’t forget to introduce art and beauty in designing the system. As an example Eiffel Tower was designed with a lot of structural calculations, mathematical computation and other engineering related parameters. However, the designers saw to it that it should have an aesthetic value also. Second example is I-phone which is very small and compact and has been designed in such a way that apart from looking beautiful it is so much users friendly that the supplier provided only page of operating manual. If there are many designing options, don’t forget the Occam’s razor which says that the simpler of two competing theories making exactly the same predictions is better.

Engineers also sometimes suffer with partial credit mentality and ignoring the team spirit. Tacoma Narows Bridge that collapsed on November 7, 1940 as the leader did not consider the natural frequency at which resonance occurs if same frequency is impressed upon. That’s what happened when wind speed was 60 miles per The problem of an engineer does not stop here, who is going to design a nationwide network which is much bigger than 100km with hour on that fateful day. It was known as the death of civil engineering at that time. using the wavelength of 6000km (50Hz) and the transmission line parameters like distributed elements which will take more time to Similar thing happened with Hindenburg (1937) disaster. Now charge. finally the engineers should not ignore ethical problems . It is now known that the Challenger Disaster in 1986 was due to failure of a In designing a complete power grid, the practical aspects such as small component O-ring seal which was not tested at a temperature losses, effective consumer load, load profiles, failure and reliability below 4 degree Celsius and the temperature in Florida was -8 analysis and cost optimization are also to be considered. degree Celsius and this fact was known to the engineer who Moreover, no such thing as perfect electronic capacitors, frictionless designed it. surfaces, noiseless systems are available. In a nutshell, the real Prof. (Dr.) K. N. Tripathi world is quite complicated. So, the heart of any engineering is Advisor to Chancellor, Galgotias University understanding reality through theorizing and experimentation which is naturally a physicists’ job and finding applications and ingenuity to circumvent implementation problems will be engineers’ job.

The world does not pay for what a person knows. But it pays for what a person does with what he knows. Laurence Lee


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Vice Chancellor, Dr. Ashok Saxena Unplugged

In the Making of a World-Class University We are embarking on a road to build a world-class university and it can only happen if every member of the GU family contributes their ideas to achieve a common vision and vigorously pursues them, says Prof. Ashok Saxena in an interview with The G-Post , who has recently taken over as the Vice Chancellor of the Galgotias University. On behalf of the entire team of The G-Post, I welcome you to Galgotias University. Tell us something about yourself? First of all, I am honored to be chosen by the Chancellor, Suneel Galgotia, to lead the Galgotias University as its Vice Chancellor. I am looking forward to working with all the faculty, staff and students toward the vision of creating a world-class university known for its student centeredness and for multidisciplinary education and research programs. I also want to take this opportunity to warmly welcome all the new and returning students and wish them a successful academic year. To your question, I graduated from IIT Kanpur with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1970 at a time when opportunities for engineers in India, unlike today, were quite limited. After having lived in United States for almost 40+ years during which I was able to achieve a lot in research and in higher education, I look forward to serving GU in its formative years. I have a blend of private industry and academic background that includes 9 years at the Westinghouse Research and Development Center following my PhD in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, 18 years at Georgia Tech as a faculty member and as department head and the last 9 years as the Dean of Engineering and an endowed chair and Distinguished Professor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. I hope to use this extensive experience in building a team of world-class faculty and administrative staff to benefit GU students. I do not underestimate the enormity of this task but I cannot imagine a better way to spend the next several years of my professional career. In the days and months ahead, I look forward to getting to know the GU community and build a strategic plan to move ahead.

of the fact that a project of this magnitude can only be executed with considerable help from a team of people that are like-minded and share the goals and are committed to pursue them relentlessly. The higher education scenario in India is buzzing with excitement; there is widely-held belief that it needs changes at the structural level but the good news is that there is sufficient infusion of private and government financial resources to enable the change. Equally important is the well accepted fact that there is abundance of talent available among India’s youth with a desire to succeed in higher education and there is also considerable value placed on higher education by parents. When you combine those factors with the opportunity to lead a brand new university, the motivation to join the GU team is obvious; I consider it the once in life-time opportunity that every academician dreams about! What are your future plans? My plans are to immerse myself in the service of Galgotias University and build the foundation of an institution that will be recognized for excellence in multidisciplinary education and research. In turn, this will serve UP, India and the world by producing future innovators and leaders who will significantly contribute to economic development of their communities. What is the status of technical and management education in the USA?

No system is ever perfect and the US education system is no exception! With that said, I believe that the US higher education system is the best in the world when you consider its size and also the diverse population that it serves so effectively. It has for decades, served not only its own citizens, but to a large extent the world. The quality of innovation that goes on amongst its faculty, students and its graduates is truly remarkable. The system does not permit What has motivated you to join Galgotias University? anyone to rest on their laurels but rather incentivizes them to strive for continuous improvement via defined strategic objectives and Returning to India and giving back to the country that gave me such action plans and it seeks out excellence and openly rewards it. The a great start in life has always been my dream. I was truly blessed system is also flexible enough to allow students and faculty to with having the most supportive and highly educated develop their strengths and passion so that they can be creative and parents who did everything so their children would have access to are able to distinguish themselves in meaningful ways. This the best education the country could provide at the time. Now, I approach allows people to grow professionally while simultaneously have an opportunity to give back to benefit thousands of students. enhancing the prestige of their institutions. The higher education I have, in bits and pieces, attempted to give back in small ways for a system has amazing depth in quality where a student can have a number of years but this commitment is at a very different level and great educational experience in literally a thousand of universities I am really looking forward to the challenge. I am also very cognizant that have carved their own niche in their strengths.


YEAR 1 | ISSUE 3 | JULY, 2012 The US education system is also being challenged by their stake-holders to deliver quality education at affordable costs. The universities are adjusting to this new reality by trying new approaches to enhance learning while controlling costs. The availability of on-line degree programs and courses pose a serious challenge for the “bricks and mortar” approach to higher education. In spite of some challenges, every US citizen who is interested in furthering his/her education still has access to quality higher education that adds considerable value to their professional development. Every institution is unique with its own set of published goals that serve the needs of their stake-holders and the faculty and the staff of the institution understand their respective roles and are motivated and empowered to pursue excellence within those parameters. Team-work and synergy created by this style of management is one of the main reasons for the success of the overall system. Do you see reverse brain drain a reality in today’s economically booming India?

6 opportunities through research, internships and projects that address societal problems. What are your expectations from students and your colleagues at Galgotias University? The expectations from the faculty and students will be same as I expect from myself. I would like total commitment to quality and continuous improvement in performing our duties and being true to our promises. We are embarking on a road to build a world-class university and it can only happen if every member of the GU family contributes his/her ideas to achieve a common vision and vigorously pursues them. If someone is assigned certain responsibility and they have agreed to take it on, I then expect them to follow through and deliver results. I expect that we will have plenty of teething pains but the good news is that we will be creating unique and innovative solutions that will be futuristic and free from the shackles of archaic rules that often bog down established institutions. Many foreign universities are setting up their centers in India or arranging a tie-up with existing institutions. Do you think this will improve education scenario in India?

“Brain drain” is a term that applies to the mass migration of technical professionals such as engineers, doctors and financial and management professionals from countries such as India that Yes there is potential for big improvements with international occurred in the second half of the collaborations but only when twentieth century. These programs are planned carefully by professionals were seeking both sides and are designed to Our ultimate objective is to identify the best curriculum better opportunities for address specific needs. Simply and pedagogical approaches for the students in all fields themselves in the developed emulating someone else’s program and create learning opportunities through research, world at a time when those or a “me-too” approach is not the internships and projects that address societal problems. opportunities were not right mentality. Deep commitments available in India and similarly are also needed to make less developed countries. Things have programs successful and that comes about only when both sides now changed so that brain drain has become a term of the past. benefit equally from the collaboration leading to a win-win People can live anywhere and telecommute to work elsewhere in situation that is sustainable. the world without having to physically move and can enjoy job Given the fact that Indian students lack in soft-skills and there is satisfaction that they seek and live in a country of their choosing. less practical exposure. How are you going to address this issue Young Indian professionals have plenty of opportunities right here at Galgotias University? in India to work for global companies, several of whom are Indian owned. This trend is very good for India. To directly answer your question, I don’t foresee any “large-scale” movement of people from developed countries back to India in the near future. There will of course be a few that are motivated by opportunities to give back and will return to India; these surely fall within the category of reverse brain drain. I expect the number of such cases to be rather small. Then there are those whose roots in the USA and other developed countries are not as deep because of their short tenure there who might want to return if good opportunities are available to them in India. The latter, in my opinion, does not fall in the category of reverse brain drain but is certainly an encouraging trend for India and must be exploited. There may also be opportunities for India to attract talent from lesser developed countries and also attract people on short-term visiting assignments from the developed countries. Both these opportunities should be developed further to India’s advantage. What changes are you going to bring in the existing education system at Galgotias? I intend to spend the first few weeks to meet people and understand and assess the strengths of GU and synthesize a collective vision and specific goals that support the vision. We will then develop a strategic plan to pursue those goals. Our ultimate objective is to identify the best curriculum and pedagogical approaches for the students in all fields and create learning

I am glad that lack of soft-skills and practical exposure is already recognized as a problem and GU is already trying to address it. Let me first take on the issue of soft-skills. The first step is to make students aware that soft-skills are essential for success in careers and have them recognize the importance of soft-skills in getting ahead. Soft-skills are acquired over time and cannot be addressed in a single course or a topic. The entire curriculum must be examined to identify opportunities for introducing content that specifically targets the development of soft-skills. For example, requiring more assignments/projects where the students are challenged to think independently and communicate their ideas and thought processes in oral and written reports while working in teams is a very effective way of addressing soft-skills. Encouraging active learning in class rooms through discussion is another way of reinforcing the value of communications skills. It is equally important for students to receive timely and critical feedback from their instructors and professors and their own class-mates on their performance in a very supportive environment. Other soft-skills such as becoming adept at social conversations, dining and dress etiquettes, interview skills, sensitivity and tolerance of others who come from different social/ cultural/religious backgrounds etc. can be addressed with non-credit programs such as a Professional Development Institute and social clubs. I am glad to see that GU is already emerging as a leader in promoting social clubs and I will continue to encourage the clubs that add to the educational value of the students.


7 Your message to the students. Your accomplishments as students of this very new university are critical to the university’s future because the reputation of a university is often judged by the accomplishments of its alumni. The administration and the faculty look forward to working with you so you can make the most out of these formative years of your career that could last well over 50 years. Doing well in classes is obviously important but also make sure that you make the most out of the university experience. I hope that throughout your life you will cherish the personal relationships and bonds that you will form

during your time here and that those will turn into unconditional loyalty and pride that you feel for your alma-matter, the Galgotias University (GU). I look forward to working with you to make the academic and social environment in this university the best. I will make it a point to communicate with you from time to time through personal appearances in the class rooms and by actively participating in the activities of your clubs and social programs. I expect students to have strong student input/voice in the governance of GU.

We value your feedback We are always interested in your views about your experience of reading The G-Post. Your comments and suggestions on various articles will help us provide you the best reading experience. We welcome your feedback and expect you to write at newsletter@galgotiasunivrsity.edu.in. We are also pleased to share some of the observations of our readers about 2nd issue of the newsletter. I admire the 2nd issue of The G-post as there was remarkably good articles worth appreciation. 'Life under flyover' was an article which I really enjoyed reading because it is very close to reality. I would appreciate if the number of pages of the newsletter is increased. ASHMEET ARORA , CSE-02 I was not completely satisfied with The G-post 2nd issue because it did not contain sufficient content about G-QUASAR, which was a big event in the university calendar. Moreover, it would be better if winners of various events were acknowledged. NEHA TEKWANI, ECE-04 I wish The G-post 2nd issue had more reading stuff than the editorial column, though it enhanced the writing skills and hidden talent of the Galgotians. ABHISHIKHA PANDEY, ECE-04 The G-POST 2nd issue gave a chance to the students to explore/unhide their talents.

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It has given recognition to some and inspiration to others. Aspirants come to know about the achievements of our university. Reveal the efforts made by our professors in making The G-Post a success.

DEEPTI HEMDEV, CSE-02

I think The G-POST 2nd issue was very interesting and was a brief description of the life at Galgotias University. ANISHA JAISWAL, CSE-02 The new issue of The G-POST was really nice in creativity and design too...It contains some thoughts which are really interesting and inspiring. In short it gives us a proud feeling to be GALGOTIANS.... NIVI AGRAWAL, CSE-03 More innovative and creative themes should be selected for The G-POST. It should include some columns for activities rather than articles. HARSHITA SACHDEV, CSE-03 "KNOW YOUR TEACHERS" is the section which helps the students in coming closer to their teachers. Only one article per person should be published. The photo gallery was the most attractive part of The G-POST 2nd issue. INSPIRING AND INNOVATIVE…

MONICA KANDPAL, CSE-04 SOUMYA , CSE-02 MANMEET SINGH , CSE-04 AKANKSHA YADAV , CSE-04

The G-POST should be used as a medium to make students aware of the upcoming activities in the university so that the interested students can register. SHASHANK PANDEY,CIVIL


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(Left to Right) Ms. Shweta (Workshop Consultant),Ms. Praketa Luthra (Spiritual Guide and Healer)

On 11th May, Galgotias University welcomed the famous spiritual leader and healer Ms. Praketa Luthra in its new campus. The divine club workshop had many students from all the branches and programmes of university. Ms. Praketa Luthra lectured the present students about peace of mind and peace in life. She spread the message of divine peace by giving reference to Hindu mythology and quoting texts from ‘The

Bhagwad Geeta’ ओम गणेशाय नमः (Om Ganeshay Namah) and ओम नमो भगवते वासुदेवाये (Om namoh bhagvate vasudevay) two divine hymns given by her to the students.

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The workshop was really liked by the students as it helped them to break from the daily routine and de-stress themselves. The students look forward to more of such divine series to enhance their spiritual growth. Event managed by: The Cultural Society of Galgotias University Clubs Nitish K. Sharma (Head, Cultural), Saumya Mishra (Head, Literary), Nitya Singhal (Head, Tech.) & Kanti Banerjee (Head, Management Clubs)

Sketch by Poonam Chhabra, office Exec., Office of the Dean (SET)

On Friday, 11th May when Galgotias University Clubs went on to do something that no other student club in almost any university has done so far. Galgotias University Clubs launched a club of its own kind , ‘The DIVINE Club’ under its cultural society. Divine Club is a special club which focuses on spreading peace and spirituality across the student community.


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The Journey So Far... It has been a magnificent and glorious year since Galgotias University started its journey with a bountiful stride. Back then Galgotias University was frozen in a swath of dreams, hope and excitement. As we have completed one year, we see our hope, our dream, and our excitement streaming into what we see before us. We have not certainly worked for, but we have learnt and seen a lot- surprising, calming, tantalizing, dismaying and ultimately cherishing as well. What has been conspicuous throughout the journey is that we have grown into a university that has powered though many of the hurdles, obstacles and achievements in fields as diverse as academics, sports, organization of events to even recreational activities. Whether it’s about student performance in academics, or about technical fest or about our brilliant faculty team that has been a part of Galgotias University; anything that be-speckles Galgotias University has propelled us into new heights. But nothing compels us to be complacent; we have to travel a long distance yet. With riveted attention, we look forward to latching on to what growth means for an academic set-up like ours. It befits us to very much beef up our strength in areas we are good at, to root out by means of a gradual process, what we left out as a back log. With this we will zing forward, our heart will not zonk out and our spirit will levitate higher and higher to see the limits of possibility Galgotias University can have.

In a nutshell, during the Fall semester of 2011-2012 session Galgotias University has experienced various activities. The most remarkable one was the first orientation programme. An extra feather was added onto the cap of the Galgotias Educational Institutions when the orientation programme of the 2011 batch of Galgotias University was held on 18th August 2011 at the Expo Mart, Greater Noida. The day was eventful with the aspiring engineers. Among the audience were also their parents who were visualizing their wards’ dreams and the little siblings of these budding

engineers who were probably thinking about their own turn to come. The list of the distinguished guests was pretty impressive and they were Mr. M.S. Bitta, Chairman All India Anti-Terrorist Front, Mr. Navjyot Singh Sidhu, Former Cricketer and politician, Mr. Rajiv Sahdev, Vice Presiedent-HR, Moser Baer India and Mr. Vikas Ahuja, Head Infosys Department Centre, Chandigarh. The orientation programme was a successful one with the welcome note of Mr. Suneel Galgotia, Chancellor, Galgotias Educational Institutions and the thanks giving note of, Dr. D.K. Jha, Dean, Galgotias University. The journey which began with arrival of the new students in the campus is still continuing gracefully. To welcome the freshers, the existing students arranged the grand Fresher’s Party, ‘Euphoria’ on 11th September, 2011. It was a beautiful evening filled with a lot of fun and happiness. Everyone in the campus was in a high-spirit and celebration-mood. It all

started with the presence of Mr. Dhruv Galgotia, CEO, Galgotias Educational Institutions, Dr. D.K. Jha, Dean, Galgotias University, Dr.Renu Luthra, Director, Galgotias Business School and Dr. Sunderesan, Director, Galgotias College of Engg. & Technology. Dr. Pramod Vohra, Advisor, Galgotias University made his presence felt by giving the statement ‘Party is on’. The new comers enjoyed the first party of the academic year with an open heart and free mind. It marks their transition from aspiring engineers to responsible citizens.


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Throughout the Fall semester of 2011-12 session Galgotias University has arranged many distinguished lectures by many

notable academicians, researchers and corporate professionals for the benefit of the students. Prof. (Dr.) D.P. Kothari’s lecture on energy and environmental problems was one of them. In this lecture Prof. Kothari discussed many informative stuff related to energy and environmental problems that the third world is facing. He also talked about its possible solutions. The students liked the lecture a lot since this is one of the contemporary burning issues that everybody must be aware of. We entered the New Year with the First Semester End Examination still continuing. As the exams got over and the teaching staff got busy with the evaluation and re-evaluation of answer sheets, the University came up with the CEL workshop for the faculty members. In this modern world where stress level of people is high, distances are long and will is short, where negativity easily conquers the feeble positives in our lives, we were introduced to the Centre for Evolutionary Learning’s program to help us bounce back to the state where we are the masters of our life, our disposition. The seven day long workshop taught us ways to flush out the negativity collected over years and allow the Mother Energy to bring in the soft positivity, thus connecting us back to the roots with the earth. The workshop proved to be a success as most of us, suffering from the metropolitan high stress lifestyle, were unable to come to a harmony with ourselves and the world around us. However the timely and soothing guidance of Mr. Nishchal Kapoor and Mrs. Rai gave us an insight into the ways through which we can control our mental balance when dealing with such situations. In January, in an effort to expand our horizon, we participated in EDEX- An International Education Exhibition. Galgotias University was represented by the Dean, Prof.(Dr.) D.K Jha, and Ms. Anita Charles, Head- International Relations, where a host of universities, both national and international, participated to woo the student section of Sri Lanka. The exhibition was attended by about 90,000

Sri Lankan students and parents who came to collect information about all the good options of institutes/universities that existed for their wards to move towards their bright future. In this regard, before leaving Sri Lanka, Dr. Jha also had a brief meeting with the Dean, Faculty of Sciences Prof. (Dr.) T. R. Ariyaratne, Dean of Faculty of Sciences, University of Colombo, where the two discussed areas of mutual cooperation in future. The Vice Chancellor welcomed the newly admitted scholars of the Ph.D program to its Orientation on 13th February 2012. Galgotias University has launched its Ph. D programmes in streams like Engineering, Basic and Applied Sciences, Library Science, Humanities and Management. The scholars were provided with some useful reference information about their program. Dr. Jha also addressed the students and explained the nitty-gritty of the program encouraging them to carry out quality research work along with gaining ample exposure through presentation and publication of research papers in reputed conferences and journals. The program provided research scholars with information to help them settle smoothly and timely in their research programs. 2012 is a year of new beginnings for the

Galgotias University. Holding on to its vision of providing a high quality, research driven, globally oriented educational experience, the University invited Prof. (Dr.) Marks W. Exler from the Kufstein University of Applied Sciences, Austria, to deliver a short course on ‘Mergers and Acquisitions’ to the students of MBA. The course lasted from 12th -18th February, 2012. The students of the Galgotias University got a chance to meet and interact with fellow students from Wurzburg University, Germany on 24th February 2012 when a group of 24 German students visited our campus on invitation. The German students were extended a warm traditional welcome by our GU students putting them in an awe of the warmth of the Indian way of life. The visit gave the opportunity to the students of both the universities to discuss in detail the social, cultural and educational systems in India and Germany. With new friends found and contacts established, the GU students moved a step up in beginning to establish friendly network round the globe.


11 WIPRO Technologies was here in the Galgotias campus one to organize a 5- day workshop on Faculty Empowerment from 21st to 25th of February, 2012. The workshop titled, Mission 10XFaculty Empowerment workshop, is a faculty community portal exclusively built for Engineering faculty that exclusively provides many learning materials and innovative techniques. The participating faculty included not just faculty from Galgotias University but also from other institutes. The objective of the workshop was to supplement faculty members’ existing facilitation skills and along the way nurture students’ level of understanding of the subject being taught while developing key technical and behavioural skills. The participants were made aware of some innovative teaching methodologies and teaching aids. The faculty members were given tips on helping students develop key employability skills.

the meet. The event also had the renowned poet Dr. Kumar Vishwas who obliged the audience with his famous poems and also shared his experiences with Anna, when he got the opportunity to meet him and spend some time with him. The meet was interactive and the audience returned home with a renewed zest and respect for the Anna movement. The month of February, saw launching of various clubs of Galgotias under Cultural, Management, Technical, Literacy, Sports Categories. The students showed immense enthusiasm to start various clubs .GU has established more than 20 clubs like Dance Club-Studio -D, Technical Club Q.bit, Galgotias Soccer League etc. Various competitions, workshops and events were organised throughout the session by club heads under the guidance & supervision of Ms. Vinnie Mathur-Head, Student Affairs & Clubs. On 4th May, 2012 CEL’s Mr. Nishchal Kapoor had a brief session with students regarding the problems they were facing as a result of tight study schedules and the dilemma that students of this age face with several issues around them, unable to come out with a concrete solution. The workshop aimed at initiating interaction with the students and helping them to cope up with the pressures and expectations of professional and personal lives. In order to be a responsible youth, youngsters need to strike a balance and have peace within. This is possible once they are able to analyze their strengths and weaknesses. Mr. Kapoor emphasized that we would need to work more on our ‘internal personality’ than on the ‘external personality’. The students responded well.

March 2nd to 4th were reserved for the Annual Fest of the Galgotias Group of Institutions. Named G-Quasar, ‘Quasar’ meaning the most radiant source of energy in the universe, the event was a pompous affair with events and competitions. The three day fest had a show stopper event at night for all the volunteers to unwind and the guests to enjoy! It saw big names as Dr. Kumar Vishwas, Mika, RDB and Honey Singh were all to be found under one roof during G-Quasar. The fest attracted more than 20,000 students from various colleges and universities the whole campus was in full zoom. After an initial period of hesitated silence, the students opened up The students of various streams got together to put up this great with the issues that trouble them and received able guidance from show under the aegis of Student Affair Department. Mr. Kapoor on how to conduct or go about the complex situations in their lives. The 90 minutes session ended on a hope that the lessons Our wish to make Galgotias University a truly international learnt here in this workshop will be incorporated in their lives by University saw us moving a step further in the direction when our VC Prof. K.N Tripathi signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the students and the feedbacks of their experiences will be given in the next workshop. With this we would like to thank all those who the Northern Illinois University, USA. On 6th March, Galgotias University achieved its first foreign collaboration to promote closer have made Galgotias University a place that we would like to cooperation and bring exciting programmes and scholastic activities nurture… a place that we would love to grow with… a place that we would cherish and finally a place we would devote and dedicate to its students. Apart from this delegations from the University of ourselves to be a part of. All of us will have to strive hard to beat Toronto, Canada and the University of North America also visited into the realm of glory and valor that Galgotias University has yet to the campus. Discussions are underway in making collaborations bring off with our confidence smoothed down for us to appreciate, with these Universities and we are sure that in the coming months feel and to work out. It is not just a matter of temporary effort to a our students will get a truly international environment of study. goal that we just bother about; rather it is a matter of sparkling yet submerged rejoice which is a combination of hopes, goals, plans, th The noon of March 27 , 2012 ambition, desires and chiseled intellectuality at Galgotias University. was packed with action as the Such a day is not, we believe, very far off. As we stretch out our Galgotias Educational Institutions held the launching of vision far into the future, we see Galgotias University shining with glory and success. the book, ‘Anna,13 Days that Awakened India’. The author of the book, Mr. Ashutosh Kumar was present there and he delivered a short talk on the context and reason behind the writing of the book. An over-excited segment of students waited with baited breath to ask the author certain questions which had been doing rounds in their minds since the time they had read the book. The author was so glad to meet such enthusiastic audience and answer their queries. The jam-packed hall at the GCET campus was also indicative of the star value added with


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Society of Computer Science of India has been instrumental in guiding the Indian IT industry down the right path since its formative years. Today, the CSI has 71 chapters all over India, 418 student branches, and more than 90000 members including India's most famous IT industry leaders, brilliant scientists and dedicated academicians. The mission of the CSI is to facilitate research, knowledge sharing, learning and career enhancement for all categories of IT professionals, while simultaneously inspiring and nurturing new entrants into the industry and helping them to integrate into the IT community. The Chapter organizes monthly technical meetings, product presentations, exhibitions, film and video shows. The Chapters also host Regional, Divisional, National, International events along with sponsoring agencies. The Chapter activities are managed by a Committee of elected members headed by the Chairman. With the inauguration of Computer Society of India Chapter at Galgotias University, students will be benefitted by increased business opportunities and better employment prospects. A range of services and networking opportunities through workshops, seminars, conventions and courses will be organized through the chapter. The chapter will also recognize innovations and indigenous developments in the field of Information Technology. CSI Awards are given away to acknowledge and motivate individuals and organizations working in the ICT field.


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Interview of Prof. Sham Tickoo, Pro Vice Chancellor Galgotias University

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams Every student must have a dream or dreams. A student without dreams is like a bird without wings. The dreams act like a catalytic agent to drive the desire to achieve something in life, says Prof. Sham Tickoo in an interview with The G-Post , who has recently taken over as the Pro Vice Chancellor of the Galgotias University.

On behalf of the entire team of The G-Post, I welcome you to Galgotias University. Tell us something about yourself? I am currently a Professor at Purdue University Calumet, USA. Before joining Purdue University in 1987, I have worked as a Design Engineer, Quality Control Engineer, and Software Developer I have authored/coauthored textbooks on several major CAD/ CAE/Animation software packages like ANYSYS, SolidWorks, CATIA, Pro/Engineer, NX, AutoCAD, Customizing AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Solid Edge, 3ds Max, 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Inventor, Mechanical Desktop, and VIZ. In addition to North America, my textbooks have been translated and published in Russia, Japan, India, South Korea, and Serbia. I was able to obtain over $24 Million software grant from ANSYS, IBM, and Siemens. I have also developed a web site that provides free teaching and learning resources to faculty and students. Since 1992, over half a million users have visited this web site and are using the resources on a regular basis. I am also the founder and president of CADCIM Technologies, USA and CADSoft Technologies, India. These companies was established in 1992 and are involved with publishing, engineering consulting, software development, and training. In 2003, I was awarded a US patent for one of my inventions “Self Adjusting Cargo Organizer for Vehicles”. I am currently working on the design and fabrication of two new wind turbines that will significantly increase their power output and can be used to charge the batteries of an automobile. Purdue University has filed a provisional patent application for one of them “Wind Turbine for Automobiles”. I am actively involved in consulting and have served as a consultant to over fifty companies in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, and Canada. In 1988-90, I developed a software package "SMLayout" that has been registered by Autodesk Inc. as a Third Party Software Product. This software package is currently being used by various companies in Canada and United States. Regarding the educational philosophy, I believe that the educational institutions are the most important organizations in

any civilized society and the teachers play the most important role in this venture. To enable the teachers to perform their job, we have to make sure that the faculty members are provided the latest tools and facilities that they need in teaching, research, and other related activities. I also believe that we should have a national incubator program that will nurture and train the aspiring university faculty to meet the challenges of teaching, research, and service. Also, the universities should be the major learning and research centers where value education is an important part of the curriculum. Each student is unique and the teacher’s role is to guide the students to achieve their educational and career goals. Besides academics, it is very important that the faculty members involve their students in research, product design and development, service, extracurricular and team building activities. I enjoy the nature and farming related activities. My hobbies include yoga, walking, running, camping, and hiking. What has motivated you to join Galgotias University? I know Suneel Galgotia for a long time, about 20 years. He has a strong desire and a dream to make GU one of the best universities in the world. I want to work with Suneel, Dhruv, and the GU faculty and administration to make it happen and make a defining contribution in making GU a world class university. What is the status of technical and management education in the USA? In general, the quality of education in USA has gone down, especially in engineering and science fields. However, various measures are underway that will make American educational institutions more competitive. What are your future plans? For a long time, since 2001, I have been thinking about starting an Engineering and Management college based on the ancient philosophy of Indian education. An education system that emphasizes the overall development of a student, in terms of body, mind, and spirit. This time tested Indian educational philosophy is extremely important to develop the overall personality of a student. I want to work with a university/college that has similar believes.


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What changes are you going to bring in the existing education system at Galgotias? 1--I believe an educational institution should run like a business, not like a typical educational institution. If our graduates can start a business, I don’t see any reason why we cannot do it with 300-400 highly educated and experienced faculty members and administrators. In addition to education, we need to get involved in other activities like consulting, product design and development, software, and IT services. The revenues generated through these activities can be used to reduce the student tuition fee and provide reasonable compensation to faculty; about 30-80 lacs/year based on the work and contributions made. The work hours might increase to 60-70 hours a week, which is typical in high paying industry jobs. 2--Establish Chancellor’s Advisory committee to discuss the university related issues. The members of this committee will be the senior officials from universities, industries, government offices, and banks. 3-- Encourage and provide incentives to faculty members that get involved in consulting and research. This way we can bring the latest and real-world knowledge and experience to the classroom. 4-- Some research funding should be made available to new faculty members. However, the senior faculty members, associate and full professors, should be able to fund their research activities through research grants. 5-- Introduce an incubator program for the faculty members. The purpose of this program is to introduce the faculty to different teaching methods and methodologies and then let them use the one that best fits their teaching style. 6-- Every faculty member should select two institutions, one national and one international, and compare their course syllabus with these institutions. The selected institutions should be one of the best in that field. 7-- The senior most and the experienced faculty should teach the beginning classes. This is important for the reason because new students need more help to understand the subject matter and the concepts. 8-- Most of the papers published these days are below average. We need to encourage our faculty to publish more meaningful papers that have a purpose with measurable results. 9-- The lecture material that is developed by the faculty members should be posted on the university server that can be downloaded for a nominal fee. The revenues generated can be shared with the faculty. 10-- The faculty members should be encouraged to publish books in the field of their expertise. These books will be used at GU and can be published in various countries as e-Books or in printed format. 11-- We should improve our admission standards to attract the best students. At the same time we need to take care of the students that do not, for whatever reason, get access to higher education. We need to establish a parallel education set up, something like a vocational institution or six year degree programs, that will take care of the less fortunate section of our society. Note that India has a huge untapped talent that stands ignored. It is our social responsibility to give them an

opportunity to excel in the field of their interest. 12--If needed, we can seek collaboration with institutions like ITT Technical Institute of USA to establish a Vocational Education program in India. 13- According to some studies, like the one by McKinsey Global Institute, 256 million existing workers need to be retrained to update their skills. We can address it by opening state-of -theart vocational training centers in India that are affiliated to GU. 14-- Start the following research centers/programs: Entrepreneurships Program Product Design and Development Center Water Management Center Solar, Wind, Geothermal, and Water Research Center Nanotechnology Research Center Other centers that utilize the expertise of the faculty members 15--Streamline the GU operations by delegating the responsibilities and authorities so that everything runs smoothly and timely manner. 16--Start new programs like Mechatronics, Bio-Medical, Chemical, and Aeronautical engineering. 17-- Ban cell phone use and texting in the classrooms, meetings, and other important events. 18-- Introduce values education. This will help the students become socially responsible citizens. 19--Establish industry advisory committee for all departments that will meet twice a year to discuss curriculum related issues. 20--Establish university curriculum committee that will approve all documents related to curriculum issues. 21-- Establish Faculty Governance Committee that will take care of all faculty related issues. 22--Install several university servers connected to leased high speed internet lines. 23--Use social media to promote the university programs and activities. 24-- Install computerized university enrollment, student registration and grades, and the financial and management systems. 25-- Every faculty member must teach at least two course in the field of his/her expertise. 26-- Faculty members should get the students involved in their research projects. Also, when possible, involve the students in publishing papers and related material. 27-- Faculty should get involved in organizing national and international conferences at GU. 28-- Encourage faculty exchange with various universities in developed countries like USA, UK and other countries. 29-- Start articulation programs with some selected universities in USA, UK, and Australia and invest in these programs to make them successful.


15 30-- Increase international admissions by opening admission/ counseling centers in various overseas countries. 31-- Establish a central computer lab and library that are open round the clock (7/24) where the GU students can study, do home work, and use the computers for whatever work they need to do. 32-- Provide free internet in the selected labs and wireless accessibility throughout the campus. 33-- Make arrangements to provide secure and safe working environment throughout the campus.

campuses in India. Some are really good and want to establish quality institutions. However, most of the tie-ups are driven by profit motives and to make a quick buck. Such institutions are bound to fail and hurt the education system in India. Given the fact that Indian students lack in soft-skills and there is less practical exposure. How are you going to address this issue at Galgotias University? 1-- We should find the ways to get students involved in research and consulting projects.

34-- Work towards ABET accreditation.

2-- Encourage students to take up summer jobs and give them credit for the work done.

35-- Provide flexibility in course development, within certain guidelines to be set by the departments. Also, some examination papers should be set and graded by faculty members of institutions like IIT.

3-- Faculty members should get the students involved in their research projects. Also, when possible, involve the students in publishing papers and related material.

36-- Invite outside faculty members/expert to evaluate the faculty members that are up for promotion. 37-- Encourage the industry experts to teach some classes at GU. This will bring the real-world experiences to students. 38-- Avoid the tenured appointments because it gets misused by some faculty members. 39-- Develop guidelines for faculty promotions. 40-- Open GU campuses in India and overseas to address the regional educational needs. 41--Team work and leadership skills are very important and therefore we should incorporate these activities in our courses. 42--Establish a culture that encourages team work, research, involvement in student activities, values education, and excellence in education. 43-- Send the deans and department heads/selected faculty members to various countries to study their education systems and incorporate the good elements in GU work and study culture. 44--The mission/vision statement should be more detailed that gives a better idea about it. Do you see reverse brain drain a reality in today’s economically booming India? At this stage, it is not a reverse brain drain. Most of the countries are facing economic crisis and that has reduced employment and business opportunities. However, jobs are still available for students who have the skills that are needed in the industry. Those who don't have these skills are forced to return to their countries. Therefore, we cannot call it a reverse brain drain. However, effort are underway that can eventually create a true reverse brain drain that will attract the top talent from other countries.

4-- Get students involved in sports and extra-curricular activities. 5-- Encourage students to take part in national and international competitions. 6-- Introduce work-study programs that will get students involved in labor intensive manual jobs. This will teach them the dignity of labor and better understanding of what is involved in manual labor. 7-- Use the senior and graduate students to offer tutorial sessions for needy students. Also, such students can be work with the faculty to grade the assignments. The students should be paid for these activities. 8-- Introduce a capstone course that requires every student to do a project, individual or a team project. 9-- Hire qualified students to do part time work in the university. 10--Add more lab related content in our courses and provide more lab time and labs at GU. 11-- Have graduate students teach and help students when they are doing the lab related work. Your message to the students. Every student must have a dream or dreams. A student without dreams is like a bird without wings. The dreams act like a catalytic agent to drive the desire to achieve something in life. Initially the dreams might be blurry and sometimes almost impossible to achieve; that is OK and natural. Keep on working on them, refine and redefine them, and one day they will become distinct and achievable.

As such, I do not have any expectations from my colleagues or students at GU. We have a highly educated and talented faculty at GU and I want to sit with them, learn from each other, and share the experiences and then jointly decide what will help our faculty and students at GU.

Also, the values education plays an important role in our lives; it helps us to become a socially responsible citizen. It teaches us how to be a good human being, good friend, good parent , and a good employee or employer. I would like to add few more thing to the list; love yourself, love the world around you, and make today more beautiful and meaningful than yesterday. Also, challenge yourself, incrementally, but surely. If you adopt these simple things in your lives, a day will come when you will be surrounded by joy, and happiness will radiate from your face and personality. Also, do not be scared of hard work or hardships. Face them and fight them out; it will make you wiser and smarter. Here are few lines from the famous poet, Iqbal

Many foreign universities are setting up their centers in India or arranging a tie-up with existing institutions. Do you think this will improve education scenario in India?

"AKAL AATI HAI BASHAR KO, THOKREIN KHANE KE BAD RANG LATEE HAI HEENA, PATHAR PAR GIS JANEI KEI BAD" Good luck and wishing you all the best.

What are your expectations from students and your colleagues at Galgotias University?

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11th May (Q.Inc). Many clubs have been formed at Galgotias

CSE-4 with team members Akshita Raghuvanshi, Deepali Jain

University in the past few months which include a consortium of

and Ankit Prakash Gupta, rose above all and became the first ever

best talent in our campus.11th May witnessed the inauguration of

winner of Q.Inc. After winning this competition CSE-4 also

Galgotias Quizzing Club “Q.Inc� under The Literary Society of

qualified for the final round which would take place at inter branch

Galgotias University Clubs. The club got a great response from

level.

students of all branches and programmes. On the inauguration day, Nitish K. Sharma along with Saumya Mishra revealed the proposed events for this club which would keep the students busy for the entire year.

The event was made all the more enthusiastic and competitive by the presence of two very known professors Dr. A.K. Jain (HOD, Department of Chemistry and Dean, School of Basic and Applied Sciences) and Dr. G.K. Singh (Dean, Student Welfare). Guest of

Q.Inc on its inauguration organized its first quiz for the batches of

honour were Dr. Deependra Kumar Jha, Ms. Dolly Chohan &

Department of Computer Science and Engineering of School of

Ms. Vinnie Mathur. They praised the efforts of students and the level

Engineering and Technology. Each batch was represented by a team

of questions made by coordinators Arpit Arora, Archit Sahu and

of 3 students. The teams had to compete against each other in 3

Anmol Agarwal. The event was very well carried forward by two

rounds consisting of two general knowledge rounds and one rapid

anchors from Lingo Freaks Mukkul Jayhne and Vindhya Singh.

fire round on Sports. According to the rules one team had to be eliminated after each round.

It was definitely a competition that pumped up the energy level of all students who participated . This event was a great initiation by

After the first round, competition grew tougher and the scores were

the club that could make Galgotians proud of . We look forward to

neck to neck throughout the second round. At the end of

some ultimate quizzing action in the coming months from Q.Inc.

second round CSE-5 was bid farewell.


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What constitutes a university ? A University is recognized by the students it produces, who spread the light of their Alma Mater with their achievements in the world. But more importantly they throw a light on the talent of the torch bearers of their institute, their faculty members who nurture them. Galgotias University is reputed to have the most deemed faculty members. In continuation to our efforts of introducing these torch bearers, we are presenting another four faculty members in this issue to our readers viz. Prof. (Dr.) Bhim Singh, Dr. Shyamal Kumar Kundu, Associate Professor, Prof (Dr.) Sally Lukose, Head Department of Forensic Science and Dr. Boishampayan Chatterjee. received his B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from NIT Kurukshetra formerly known as REC Kurukshetra, Haryana, India and M.Tech (Industrial Engineering) from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering college Ludhiana, Punjab, India. He received his PhD Degree (Mechanical Engineering) from NIT Kurukshetra, Haryana, India. He has more than twelve years of teaching and research experience with reputed institutions and universities. Presently he is working as a professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is also a coordinator of the M Tech programs at Galgotias University. He has published more than 20 papers in various reputed international journals and conference proceedings. He has got outstanding paper award from Emerald Insight in year 2011. He also got best reviewer award from Emerald Insight in year 2010. He has guided many students for their M. Tech thesis and also guided many projects to undergraduate students. His areas of interest include: statistical quality control, operations research, supply chain management, value engineering and lean manufacturing. He has delivered many invited lectures on lean manufacturing and its applications at several institutes in India.

is the Professor and Head of the Department of Forensic Science at Galgotias University. She did her B.Sc (1996) from Poona University, M.H., M.Sc (1998) and Ph.D (2003) in Forensic Science from Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar, M.P. Dr. Sally has about 10 years of research and teaching experience. She has more than 25 publications in National and International Journals especially in the areas of Forensic Serology and Toxicology. She has supervised more than 40 M.Sc Dissertations. She has delivered invited lectures at National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, Rohini, N.D., and CBI Academy, Ghaziabad. She was the Organizing Secretary of the National Conference on Questioned Document Examination (2005) held at AIBHAS, New Delhi; International conferences, SAFCON-2008 and INPALMS-2010 held at Amity University. She is also a member of the UGC Committee for UGC-NET Examinations. She has received Best Paper Presentation Award from Forensic Science Forum, Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) in 2001; Meritorious Performance Award in SAFCON-2008 from Dr. M.S. Rao, Director-cum-Chief Forensic Scientist, DFS, MHA; and Excellence Award from Indian Congress of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology in 2010 from Shri. Veerappa Moily, Law Minister, G.O.I.

received his M.Sc degree in Physics from Kalyani University, West Bengal in 1999. After qualifying NET exam in 1999, he joined the Department of Solid State Physics, IACS, Koltata as CSIR-NET fellow (JRF &SRF) and obtained his Ph.D in Physical Science from Jadavpur University (IACS Koltata) in 2004.Presently he is working as Associate Professor of Physics, in The School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University. He worked as Research Scientist in the JCNS-1 & ICS-1, Research Center Juelich, Germany (2009-2012); as Research Associate at the University of Tokyo (2007-2009); as JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow at Tokai University, Japan (2005-2007) and as Postdoctoral Fellow at NCTU, Taiwan (2005). He has authored over 22 publications in International Journals and 28 abstracts both in the National and International Conferences on the Liquid Crystals, Polymers and Gels. His current research involves the Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy, Rheology, Static and Dynamic Light Scattering and Small Angle Neutron Scattering study of Polymers and Biopolymers. He has received ‘Young Scientist’ Award (2001) from MRSI Kolkata, India and a prestigious award as ‘JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow’ (2005) from JSPS Japan. He is a member of the Editorial Board of ‘World Scientific Journal’, USA and life member at IACS, Kolkata.

received his PhD in Economics from Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA in 2011. A graduate of the University of Calcutta, he received his BSc and MSc in Economics in 2002 and 2004 respectively from there. Dr. Chatterjee’s area of research includes applied microeconomics with a major focus on policy issues related to urban labour and demographic economics. Besides that, he has a keen interest in understanding various aspects of urban economic theory, applied econometrics and public policy. Dr. Chatterjee’s dissertation is based on empirical research in analyzing the spatial distribution of population and employment in U.S. metropolitan areas by using advanced econometric modelling and statistical techniques. Dr. Chatterjee had been a teaching assistant at the Department of Economics at Clark, co-instructor for MBA business statistics courses (Probability and Statistics, Business Decision Models) at Clark University’s Graduate School of Management, and instructor at Clark University’s College of Professional and Continuing Education. An author of quite a few quality research papers presented in various conferences and published in the proceedings of North East Business and Economics Association and Eastern Economic Association meetings, Dr. Chatterjee, as a graduate student, efficiently handled many administrative responsibilities at Clark University during his PhD.


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African students to come to Galgotias University for Higher Studies. Indian education is highly valued and sought after in Africa. Galgotias University was represented by the International Office at education fairs held in five African countries (Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Congo) to promote GU as a center of excellence for higher studies. The result is that the new session beginning in August 2012 will see new faces from the African continent arrive, to make GU their home for a few years. This will be the first batch of foreign students to be admitted to Galgotias and the International Office of GU is gearing up to make their transition to our University as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Besides that, we also expect students from Nepal, Bangladesh, Japan and Korea to be part of Galgotias University. For most of these students it will be the first time they leave home and travel out of their country. In India and at GU they will enter a new phase of their life where they will be exposed to a new culture, food, language, living and learning environment. To give them a positive head start to this new experience, all of us at Galgotias-both students and the facultyneed to show our spirit of Indian hospitality, friendship and welcome these new students to the Galgotias family. Those students who would like to help the international students in integrating into the life at Galgotias University may please contact the International Office –Room 309 and enroll as a STUDY BUDDY to these students. To be a Study Buddy, all you need is a helpful attitude, kind words and willingness to make new friends. You will be attached to one or two new students to be their “Buddy ” for the first few weeks and provide any assistance with language or information they might need about restaurants, markets, malls, entertainment, how to use transportation, bank/money changers, etc. You will have to meet your Study Buddy upon arrival, help your Study Buddy in their first walk around the campus and assist them in settling down in their new environment. You are also welcome to take a leadership role in organizing activities and events for the group. Every kind and helpful act will help you form great bonds of friendship with these students from a foreign country. It will also help you learn about people from other cultures and increase your understanding of their country, their values, beliefs etc. This knowledge is something that no textbook can give you, and will additionally help you greatly when you work or travel abroad later. These International students will also benefit greatly from your guidance and friendship. In return, you will develop intercultural skills and friendships that could last a lifetime.

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Workshop on Personality Development

When controversy surrounds and things blow out of proportion remember, that tranquillity still makes sense When tension surrounds and mind gets exhausted remember, that patience still makes sense When mystery surrounds and logic takes a backseat remember, that reality still makes sense When laughter surrounds and the vox gets too loud remember, that silence still makes sense When darkness surrounds and the heart gets out of rhythm remember, that hope still makes sense Dr. Deependra Kumar Jha Dean, School of Engineering & Technology

Mr. Vimal Kumar Baghel, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, at “Microsoft Faculty Connect Summer Symposium”, 27th to 29th June 2012, Gurgaon.

The Symposium focused on the teachinglearning methodologies, Industry oriented syllabi development. The participants were given demonstration on Microsoft products like Windows 8, Windows Azure, Windows phone 7&8, Xbox 360 & Kinect. The program had a mix of national and international speakers from different centers of Microsoft across the world.

CEL “Centre for Evolutionary Learning” a non-profit global research network organized a workshop on “Personality Development” for students of B.Tech I year at Galgotias University on 4 May, 2012. The programme started with the Dean, Dr. D. K. Jha welcoming the key speaker Mr.Nischal Kapoor, IBM’s Worldwide Insurance Industry Leader. The workshop aimed at interacting with the students and helping them to cope up with the pressures and expectations of professional and personal lives. In order to be a responsible youth, youngsters need to strike a balance and have peace within. This is possible once they are able to analyse their strengths and weaknesses. Mr. Kapoor emphasized that we need to work more on our ‘internal personality’ than on the ‘external personality’. Initially the students felt hesitant but gradually they came out of their cocoon and shared with the speaker that they lack in self-confidence, their memory fails them in critical situations, they are impatient, irritable and though they strive for hard work, they lack the will power to be successful. The speaker explained to the students that it is possible to utilize 100% of our abilities, provided they focus more on the development of ‘internal personality’. He talked about ADHD-Attention Deficit and Hyperactive Disorder and how we need to tackle these disorders. Centre for Evolutionary Learning believes that the path to Total Personality Development lies in managing inner harmony and outer balance. Once we are able to achieve this, the youth can significantly improve in patience, confidence, communication and team spirit. The students were fully engrossed in the 90 minute-interactive workshop as Mr. Kapoor emphasized the role of total personality development through various exercises and not just by lecturing them. The program aimed at total personality development through self-awareness, self-confidence, self-control, empathy, motivation and social-competency. The workshop motivated the students to ponder over what is unique about them and how they need to be internally driven to be successful. The students were briefed on the importance of giving and receiving criticism and compliments sportingly. The session ended with the students thanking the key speaker of CEL for an overview of how they should now strive to have a better understanding of the inner personality. They maintained that they would be incorporating the suggestions for enhancement of total personality given by Mr. Kapoor and would definitely give their feedback in the next workshop. Dr. Ekta Srivastava, Asst. Prof., School of Business


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Interview of Prof. Balaji Rajagopalan, Pro Vice Chancellor, Galgotias University

3 Cs for Holistic Development Three Cs i.e. Commitment to work, Confidence with Humility and Care with Passion are essential for the growth of an individual, Says Prof. Balaji Rajagopalan, Pro Vice Chancellor, Galgotias University in an interview with The G-Post . On behalf of the entire team of The G-Post, I welcome you to Galgotias University. Tell us something about yourself? I was born in Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu and grew up there until I was 6 years old. My mode of transportation to school there was a bullock cart! I have a few fond memories of the short time I spent there. My father worked for South Eastern Railways and it was typical for him to get transferred to a different location every few years. While this caused a lot of inconvenience to our family at that time, I am very thankful for the many places I had an opportunity to live in. I spent most of my schooling days in Vishakapatnam (also known as Waltair) and also received the B.E degree in Mechanical Engineering from Andhra University. I embarked on a journey to the USA in 1989 for higher education and lived there until my move this year to GU. Most recently, I served as the Associate Dean of the School of Business at Oakland University. What has motivated you to join Galgotias University? The opportunity to contribute to the shaping of a new University that has the vision to deliver world-class education. What is the status of technical and management education in the USA? At the heart of any great institution is exceptionally talented and well educated faculty with a commitment to advancing knowledge as well as a student body that has the intellectual prowess and the motivation to excel in their endeavors. If you look at the institutions in the US, you will find that there are hundreds of institutions that offer this combination. While there are many factors that contribute to the phenomenal success of institutions in the US, in my humble opinion it is primarily driven by its ability to attract the best faculty and student talent from across the world. Engineering and Management education in the US continues to be regarded as the best in the world. While there are challenges to retaining this status, I remain very optimistic that the US will continue to be a leader in higher education. Do you see reverse brain drain a reality in today’s economically booming India? When countries create attractive opportunities and a model where innovation is encouraged and rewarded, it is bound to attract talent. And this has been the case with India for the last few years. What are your future plans? I will focus on contributing to GU’s institution building efforts.

What changes are you going to bring in the existing education system at Galgotias? Changes in curricula and pedagogical methods are collaborative exercises and no one individual can or should try to bring about a change. So, my efforts will be directed toward building a collaborative model for continuously assessing our curriculum and making amendments to them that will serve our students well. What are your expectations from students and your colleagues at Galgotias University? I have already received a very warm welcome. I look forward to working with colleagues in all areas of the University. Many foreign universities are setting up their centers in India or arranging a tie-up with existing institutions. Do you think this will improve education scenario in India? Competition from any quarter will motivate existing entities to improve and challenge them to prove their value to the market. So, in this context, it is a welcome initiative. However, it is too early to predict the broader impact this move will have on the education in India. Given the fact that Indian students lack in soft-skills and there is less practical exposure. How are you going to address this issue at Galgotias University? We have already developed a Professional Development Program and are in the process of looking an implementation model. Your message to the students. The three C’s that I usually talk to students about are --

Commitment to work

Do your work (professional and personal) with a commitment that goes beyond simply the need to complete your task. Commitment is deep involvement and is reflected in everything that you do – the way you interact with others, the way you help a colleague or the quality of output.

Confidence with humility

Let no one make you believe you are not capable of accomplishing the goals you have set for yourself. Believe in yourself. Be confident but have the humility to accept your mistakes and recognizing that there is always someone that knows more than you do.

Care with passion

Care about your community, country and the disadvantaged people across the world. When given an opportunity to impact a life, in however small ways, do so with passion.


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In India the women are being kept on a different pedestal. In Vedic scriptures it is said that where women are worshipped, there lives the triad of health, wealth and prosperity. And where women are tortured and neglected, the family and the whole nation perish. This is the status a woman has got in our Indian society. Today a lady has come out of the shackles and the boundaries, and women have also started flying high in the sky; they have gained such a height that the world seems to be a small place for them. A daughter, a wife, a mother and so many other roles to play-- the lady of today has achieved excellence in almost every field. They now prove themselves in every sphere of life and perhaps reinforce the saying that a perfect woman is near to God. Our Indian society is made on two strong pillars- one is male and the other is female. Both of them play a very significant role. They both have to be equally strong to lay a strong foundation for a better society. In order to have a strong society we have to empower our Indian women in all spheres of life. In spite of comprising 50 percent of the population on the globe, women have not been given equal status with men. In fact, a major part of this sentiment can be attributed to gender role socialization that regiments the process of raisings boys and girls for different roles. In global recognition of problems of women and efforts of several persons the UN declared the year 1975-85 as Women’s decade. Increased awareness, education and efforts of the government resulted in some change of the attitudes among women and on women. This changed attitude resulted in redefinition of some of the roles women play in our society. This is evident in the increased participation of women in education, employment, polity, decision-making, health and family planning and also in raising of voices against social evils like dowry, female foeticide and other socio-political and economic issues. The recent social changes have given women an opportunity to enter a different developmental stage which was once forbidden for them. Despite all said and done, Indian women are still far behind when compared to women in the west. This is mainly due to the age-old traditional norms and restrictions that are imposed on them. Hence education for women will ultimately help in the overall development and improvement of women in their social, economic, health and political status. Stanely Jaya Kumar in his article “Changing directions in the status and role of Women in India” critically discusses the changes that are taking place in the status and role of women in contemporary Indian society. Because of the role relationships, the traditional social structure, cultural norms and value systems continue to place Indian women in a disadvantaged group and seek to put them in distress and much more in similar circumstances. Our Indian women are not only becoming strong and upgraded in their

social life but even politically they also are stretching out their arms in various sectors. Dr S.V Shinde in his research paper “Women in Indian Politics” (vol. I 2011) has advocated the political role of Indian women. According to him an important area where women have been inadequately represented is the political sphere. Articles 325 and 326 of the Constitution of India guarantee political equality, equal right to participation in political activities and the right to vote respectively. In 1990, the United Nation's Economic and Social Council endorsed a target of 30 per cent women in decision-making positions in the world by 1995. Looking at the statistical trend in the first Lok Sabha, we find that there were only 22 women constituting 4.4 % of the House. It has increased marginally over the years; the female participation now shows a fairly good percentage of 51 in the fourteenth Lok Sabha. Similarly in Rajya Sabha, in 1952 the percentage of female participation was merely 6.94% of the membership. Over the years the percentage of women has increased to 9.50 % of the House. It is not just the case that females have shown their active participation in contesting elections and securing their positions politically, but the records even show a tremendous increase in the percentage of the female voters. Out of the 543 total constituencies of the Lok Sabha, the number of elected women in Lok Sabha increased from 49 in 1999 to 59 in 2009.Apart from this, the percentage of women voters has also increased from 55.6 % to 55.8% in the above said period. However, the recent changing trends in the structure of the society, advancement of science and technology, women’s education and participation in workforce have created new awareness for women to elevate their status. Factors impacting women's economic empowerment are many. But a few of them include violence (domestic violence, female foeticide, sexual abuse and others). Apart from these, even in small areas due to illiteracy people do not send their daughters to school. They think that the education is the copyright of boy and the girls are born to do only household work. These factors hinder the path of success of a girl and subsequently the whole nation suffers as only one pillar becomes strong and the other one is neglected. This creates a state of vacuum which needs to be filled up. The government and many NGOs have started working in this filed and they are trying to make people aware of the importance of the girl child. Their efforts have started showing results. Nowadays females are becoming socially awakened and have also started to know their rights and responsibilities. They are proving themselves in every spheres of life. Whether it is the role of a perfect homemaker or a proficient leader and entrepreneur in the social front, women are moving ahead and filling up the vacuum that was prevailing in the society. The society needs to be changed for the overall development and the development lies in the upliftment and upgradation of both pillars of society as has been rightly stated by Kofi Annan “ when women thrive, all of society benefits, and generations are given a better start in life”. Swati Priya, Assistant Professor, School of Business


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Facebook- it is a term with which I think every single individual aged 12 or more would be familiar with. It has simply revolutionized the phase of social networking. And on top of it, a newspaper has said that “if the social networking website was a country, it would have been the third largest most populated nation, after China and India”.

Ars Technica said in one of its reports that Facebook’s efforts were just not catchy for alerting users as compared to those of Google that placed a link to new privacy policy under the search box on its home page for users across the world days before the policy came into effect and its usage on a large scale was started. It is obvious that websites can lead users to the privacy policy but cannot force users to read the privacy policy, but in the case of Facebook it So there was an attempt by Facebook to improve its privacy poliwasn't even leading the users to read it. cies. Recently a poll on which Facebook policies should be put into place on the social network was conducted on its site. The poll was Facebook honchos were not pleased with the low turnout followed bombastic!! It saw a serious lack of user interest. In the country of by such harsh criticism. "Despite our substantial outreach effort, 900 million users, only 342,632 voted on which privacy policy the number of people who voted constituted such a small and should be adopted. This number accounts to a mere 1 user in every unrepresentative percentage of our user community," said Elliot 2,600 users, or just 0.038 percent of the total Facebook user Schrage, Facebook's Vice President of Communications, Public strength. This was like a shocker for the heads in the business. Policy and Marketing, in a lengthy posting on the social network Around 297,883 people -- approximately 87 percent of all respond- about the results of the vote. ents, chose to keep Facebook’s existing SRR and Data Use Policy. So, this leaves a very big question to be asked. Reports shown from the employees of the Facebook shed light on Do you think Facebook didn't take the required steps to notify why there was such a low percentage of people voting. The report people? Or the low numbers were just an indication of the cold gave excuses that users might not have seen the link to vote on response from users to Facebook? their Facebook pages (which is amusing as we all know most of the users check each and every notification), as it was placed on the left Vertika Anand, MCA Batch-1 side tool bar next to their news feeds column.

The glamorous world of Modelling, offers an exciting, adventurous as well as a lucrative career to youngsters. A model gets opportunity to travel to beautiful locations, be pampered, be able to attend events with celebrities and earn an attractive pay packet. But to attain glamour and popularity, this profession needs hard work and sacrifice. Dedication and perseverance is needed to be successful in this field. One needs to be physically, mentally and emotionally strong to succeed as a good model. Realizing the importance of this fact Galgotias University has created a Fashion Club: ’Scintillations’ and organized for its auditions .

Akriti Sharma and Rashika Mangwani, who aimed to discover talented students. The search began enthusiastically, every contestant was eager to show their talent and make an impression. The auditions witnessed hundreds of contestants, wishing to showcase their skill at walking the ramp and to have an edge over other contestants to top the show. Definitely it seemed as if they were prepared for the cut throat competition. The auditions started from 10am and lasted till 3pm. There were certain rules and principles according to which judgement was being made. Inability to keep in line with the rules, got many of them rejected irrespective of their skills. Now we have a vibrant team of the Fashion Club who Galgotias University Fashion Club held their auditions for modelling, would represent Galgotias University in every competition. So to designing, makeup and choreography on 12th May 2012. Many asstand out in a big crowd and to leave your mark is by no means an pirants from all courses at Galgotias came up, trying out for a spot easy job. And for this one needs skills and hard work beyond the on the ramp. Guys and gals showed their talent and the imagination of most people. Overall the performances were deserving ones were selected on the basis of qualities like appreciable and auditions were conducted smoothly. We here by Attitude, Walk, Designing (fashion designing), Looks, Personality, congratulate all the participants who got selected and look forward Persistence, Will-Power, Organisation, Responsiveness, to participating in Inter college events & festivals. Independence, Stamina, Confidence, Politeness and Courtesy . The auditions were taken by the head co-ordinators of fashion club


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Deependra Kumar Jha, Sanjay Kumar Sinha, Anish Garg and Abhimanyu Vijay, “Estimating Electricity Supply Outage Cost for Residential and Commercial Customers”, Paper ID. 2075, Accepted in North American Power Symposium 2012, Illinois, USA, Sept 9 – 11, 2012 Vinod Kumar Yadav, Deependra Kumar Jha and Yogesh Kumar Chauhan, “A Multi Criteria DEA Approach to Performance Evaluation of Indian Thermal Power Plants”, Paper No. 427, Accepted in The 2012 IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology (POWERCON 2012), Auckland, New Zealand, 30 Oct – 02 Nov, 2012 Kanwardeep Singh, Vinod Kumar Yadav and Arvind Dhingra, ”CONGESTION MANAGEMENT USING OPTIMAL PLACEMENT OF TCSC IN DEREGULATED POWER SYSTEM”, Paper no. 760-025, Accepted in Fourth IASTED African Conference on Power and Energy Systems, PES 2012, Gaborone, Botswana September 3 – 5, 2012 Rashmi Kumari and S.K. Aggarwal, “ Modeling of Uncertainties using Fuzzy Interval for Enhancement of Images Corrupted by Impulse Noise”, International journal of computer applications(IJCA),Volume47,number-4. Rashmi Kumari, Rashid Ansari and S.K. Aggarwal, “A comparative analysis of fused neuro-fuzzy systems”, International conference on "Advances in Electronics, Electrical and Computer Science Engineering", 7-8-9 july, 2012 , Dehradun, Uttrakhand. Vijay Kumar Tayal and J. S. Lather, “Digital Simulation of Reduced Rule Fuzzy Logic Power System Stabilizer for Analysis of Power System Stability Enhancement”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Volume 47, No.7, pp. 25-31, June 2012. Rakesh N. Tiwari and Prabhakar Singh,“Tunnel Diode Loaded Microstrip Antenna with Parasitic Elements,” Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 4, pp.177-181, April 2012. Agotiya Vineet, Devi Lata, Kakade U.S and Patra B. K, “Suppression in strongly coupled quark gluon plasma” National Conference on Advances in Physics NCAP2012, February 25-26, 2012, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India, PP 115116, 2012. Kumar Sanjeev, “Growing demand of Energy: Role of Renewable Energy Sources” Conference on Advances in Solar Energy and Material Research (ASEMR-2012), Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad, India, pp 28, 2012. Manoj Kumar, Arun Sharma, Rajesh Kumar, “Multi-Faceted Measurement Framework for Test Cases Classification and Fitness Evaluation using Fuzzy Logic Approach”, International Journal, Chiang Mai Journal of Science, Vol. 39(3),pp:1-12 July 2012,in Indexed in SCI (Thomson Router) & SCI Impact factor 0.35. Tyagi Babita, Kaushik Nitash and Jayaraman, Girija,” Modeling Biochemical oxygen Demand in a river with a storage zone along its banks, presented in National Conference on Mathematical and Computational Sciences MACS-2012 [Sponsored by Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher education] , Adikavi Nannaya University,Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, 6-7 July, 2012. Tyagi Babita, Aggarwal, Sapna,Malik, Ritu and Sinha,Deepa,”Modeling Dissolved Oxygen Condition in Rivers due to Multiple Discharge Points.” ,presented at National Conference on Mathematical and Computational Sciences MACS-2012 [Sponsored by Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education], Adikavi Nannaya University ,Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, 6-7 July, 2012. Kaushik, N.,Tyagi, B., Jayaraman, G.,”Modeling of the dissolved oxygen in a river with storage zone on the banks”, International Journal on Applied Mathematics by Scientific Research Publishing, Inc. USA (Accepted for publication for July 2012 issue). Rawat S., Bhargava R., Kapoor S. and Beg Anwar O., “Heat and Mass Transfer of a Chemically Reacting Micropolar Fluid Over a Linear Stretching Sheet in Darcy Forchheimer Porous Medium”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Volume 44, No.6. pp. 40-51, April 2012. Dhawan S., Kapoor S., Kumar S. and Rawat S., ”Contemporary review of techniques for the solution of nonlinear Burgers equation���, Journal of computational science(Elsevier), (Online) 23 June 2012. Kumar Ajay, “Disulphide containing oligonucleotide stabilizers DNA: RNA statructure”, Chem Sci Trans,2012 1(1), 162-165. Kumar Ajay, “12 principles of green engineering”, The chemical weekly, 17 April, 2012 207-209. Kumar Ajay, “Perspective in carbon sequestration”, IJES (Accepted for publication). Narula Sumit.,”The Rise of Private Universities in India: Boon or a Curse”, 2nd national conference on Excellence in Higher Education, IIT Delhi, 28-30 July 2012. Jaiswal, A. K, Lukose, S., Sharma, K. Millo. T. and Murty, O. P, (2012) “Screening/spot/colour test of Party Drugs- Toxicology Manual Series- XVII” International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine. Vol 14, No 2. Jaiswal, A. K, Lukose, S., Sharma, K. Millo. T. and Murty, O. P, (2012) “Screening/spot test of Aphrodisiac Drugs- Toxicology Manual Series-XVIII” International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine. Vol 14, No 3. Sanjay Kumar, Bhim Singh, Asim qadri, YVS Kumar and Abid Haleem “ A framework for comparative evaluation of lean performance of firms using fuzzy topsis, accepted for publication in International Journal of productivity and quality management (Inderscience publishers) Prabha Shreeraj Nair ,"Vision base registeration technique Real-Time Augmented Reality”. International Journal of Computer Science and Communication Networks (IJCSCN) is an international forum for scientists and engineers. June-July issue of IJCSCN.


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Prabha Shreeraj Nair , “Real-time Augmented Reality for video” ,The International Journal of Computer Science and Security (IJCSS), Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2012. Prabha Shreeraj Nair , “ Vision for Mobile Outdoor Augmented Reality” The 16th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality, CGVR'12: July 16-19, 2012, USA. Prabha Shreeraj Nair,“Important Steps to Useful Software Metrics”, International Conference on System Engineering and Modeling (ICSEM 2012). (Accepted for publication) Prabha Shreeraj Nair, “Augumented Reality” ,The AIRCC's International Journal of Computer science and engineering Survey (IJCSES). (Accepted for publication) A. D. John, A. K. Roy, A.Gairola, “Effect of wind loads on structural deformation of cooling tower”, InProceedings of AWAS’12, The 5thInternational Conference on Advances in Wind and Structures, 26-29 Aug, 2012,Soeal, Korea. (Accepted for publication) A. D. John, A. K. Roy, A.Gairola, “Wind loads on walls of low-rise gable building”, In Proceedings ofAWAS’12, The 5th International Conference on Advances in Wind and Structures,26-29 Aug, 2012, Soeal, Korea. (Accepted for publication) Dr. Abhishek Raizada, S.K.Verma (2012), “Innovation in Management Education- Necessity or Choice" Global Journal of Business and Management, Global Journal of Business Management, Vol. 6, No. 1, June., 2012 Dr. Harjit Singh (2012). “Tupperware: Achieving sustainable development goals through elevating socio-economic status of women in India”, International Journal of Business Performance Management (IJBPM-an Inderscience’ Journal), USA. Vol 13, No.1, pp 28-23. Dr. Harjit Singh (2012). “Revival of Indian Ayurvedic Industry: A Study of ‘Patnjali Ayurved Limited’, Macmillan Advanced Research Series, Macmillan Publishers India Limited, New Delhi, ISBN: 935-059-038-7.pp 15-25. Dr. Harjit Singh (2012). “McDonald’s: A Case Study in Fast Food Market Excellence (With Special Reference to Indian Market), Macmillan Advanced Research Series, Macmillan Publishers India Limited, New Delhi, ISBN:978-935-059-0416-6, pp25-39. Rahul Chandra, Sushil K. Dixit (2012), “Passenger Cars: Challenges to NCR” Global Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 6, No. 1, June., 2012 Dr. Harjit Singh (2012). “Tupperware: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Through Elevating Socio-Economic Status of Women in India”, International Journal of Business Performance Management, USA, Vol.13, No.1, 2012, pp 18-27.

Books Published:  Sameer Arora, ”Delhi's contribution in Yamuna River water pollution and its control measures”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN No. 978-3-8473-7600-2.  Dr. Ajay Kumar, “Dumbelled Oligonucleotides Inhibitors of RNase H Activity”, lambert Academic Publishing Co. Germany.

How to launch Turbo C/C++ in full screen mode on Windows 7?

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Download the Turbo C/C++ for windows 7 from the web. The bundle contains Turbo C/C++ and Dos Box. Install it. 2. Right click on My Computer icon on desktop a. Choose Manage b. Choose Device Manager c. Choose Display adapters 3. Click on display adapter driver and choose Intel® HD Graphics Family, then right click on it, and choose disable from the pop menu. 4. Click on the Turbo C/C++ shortcut icon on your desktop to launce it and press Alt+Enter, to toggle between window mode and full screen mode. ENJOY!!!. Repeat steps 1 to 4 and choose ‘Enable’ in step 4 to return back to high graphics mode after you are done with Turbo C/C++. Nihar Ranjan Roy, Asst. Prof., Department of CSE


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Summer was full of events and competitions for Galgotians. D-BET was one of them. On 11th May 2012, the Management Club of Galgotias University organized the competition and the topic was ‘Educational system needs serious reform in India’. No doubt, the topic was a thought provoking one. Since it was an event which made the young brains think about some current issues and problems, students participated in good numbers to mingle in the intellectual discussion. The jury members were: Ms. Vinnie Mathur (HOD, Student Affairs, Galgotias University) Dr. Ekta (Faculty Member, School of Business, Galgotias University) Ms. Swatipriya ( Faculty Member, School of Business, Galgotias University) Ms. Dolly Chohan (An eminent educationist) The event started with the motivating introductory speech given by the jury members. The event was more enjoyable with the enthusiastic and proactive hosts. The juries enjoyed an intense discussion as there were some participants in favour of the motion and some others were in against of the topic. Audience also took part actively and in the meanwhile one of the students came up with some informative statistics about Indian educational system. Everyone was encouraged to come up with his/her views. The debate and the discussions went on well. All the participants and the jury members were following the rules strictly. Galgotias Management Club encourages students to take part in real life problems, social and economic issues and helps them to become more than a student by developing the thinking quotient in them. The event ended with an informative talk by guest of Honour Mrs. Dolly Chohan and Ms. Vinnie Mathur, Head, Management club, Mr. Kanti nath Banerjee acknowledged the gathering and gave the vote of thanks and promised for more such kind of activities in near future. Kantinath Banerjee, Head coordinator, Galgotias Management Club,MBA-BATCH-3


Hearty Congratulations to the Toppers We congratulate and wish the very best to all the following students who have topped their respective branch with hard work and consistent effort. We are sure you will keep up the good work. We wish that you put up all your best efforts on the upcoming ventures as well and come out with flying colors. Once again congratulations and May you reach out to be the Best in your career!

Akshay Garga Enroll.No:1101301001 CGPA: 8.92 B.Tech (Civil Engg.)

Abhishek Jain Enroll.No:1101201005 CGPA: 9.10 B.Tech (ME)

Shrishti Enroll.No:1103102267 CGPA: 9.11 MBA

Vindhya Singh Enroll.No:1101101168 CGPA: 9.17 B.Tech (CSE)

Shruti Tyagi Enroll.No:1101102004 CGPA: 8.32 M.Tech (CSE)

Parul Teotia Enroll.No:1102101010 CGPA: 8.22 BCA

Shubhangi Pandey Enroll.No:1101501090 CGPA: 9.04 B.Tech (ECE)

Smrati Singh Enroll.No:1101402002 CGPA: 7.95 M.Tech ( Power Elec. & Drives)

Aman Garg Enroll.No:1103101003 CGPA: 9.0 BBA

Priya Raj Enroll.No:1101401017 CGPA: 8.92 B.Tech (EEE)

Yash Pratap Aggrawal Enroll.No:1101202001 CGPA: 7.69 M.Tech (CAD/CAM )

Nishu Pandey Enoll.No:1102102163 CGPA: 9.13 MCA


As per the orders of the honorable Supreme Court of India, Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Ragging in Educational Institutions Act, 2010 and UGC Regulations and Guidelines,

Galgotias University has instituted stringent anti-ragging measures to root out ragging in all its forms and has made provisions for strict punishments to defaulters. 1. What

constitutes Ragging

a. Any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student. b. Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological or physical harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student. c. Asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student. d. Teasing, embarrassing, humiliating, assaulting or using criminal force or criminal intimidation, wrongful restraining or confining or causing grievous hurt, kidnapping, extortion or molesting or committing unnatural offences or causing death or abetting suicide, use of criminal force, criminal trespass and intimidation. 2. Prohibition

of Ragging

a. Ragging within the University Campus including its School / Departments and Hostels is strictly prohibited. b. Ragging in any form is prohibited also in the private lodges/buildings where the University students are staying. c. No person including students / staff / faculty shall participate or abet or propagate ragging in any form. 3. Punishments

Ragging is a cognizable offence under the law and the punishments to be meted out have to be exemplary and justifiably harsh to act as a deterrent. It may include:a. Cancellation of admission, suspension, rustication or expulsion from the University / Hostel. b. FIR with the police and arrest. c. More severe punishment where justified such as fine / imprisonment etc. d. Collective punishment may be imposed where involved persons are not identified.

Name

Designation

Contact No

Dr. G.K.Singh

Dean Student Welfare

08130493802

Dr. Avadhesh Kumar Dr. Susmita Majumdar

Chief Proctor Deputy Dean Student Welfare

08130493803 09711678039

Mr. Dharmendra Butten Mr. Vinod Prakash

Deputy Registrar Manager, Administration

09971365653 08130493808

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