International Conference on Recent Advancements in Science and Technology-ICRAST-20
A two days online International conference (ICRAST-20) was organized by the Glocal University, Saharanpur
A two days online International conference (ICRAST-20) was organized by the Glocal University, Saharanpur with collaboration of Centre for Development Policy & Practice, Hyderabad, Telangana?under the convener ship of Dr. Dinesh C. Sharma and Dr. Mohd. Shadab from November 11th-12th, 2020. The international Conference was attended by about 700 participants along with scientists, professors and students from 10 countries including America, Japan, Malaysia, Arab, Korea, Nigeria and Africa etc.
On the first day of the inaugural session Ms. Shagufta and Dr. Imran Hussain gave an introduction about the university and conference (ICRAST-20). This was followed by a welcome address by Conference Paton, Prof. Satish K. Sharma (Hon`ble, Vice-Chancellor, Glocal University, Saharanpur). Next, an inaugural keynote lecture was delivered by Prof. Ramesh K. Goyal (Hon`ble, Vice-Chancellor, DPSRU, New Delhi). Prof. Goyal emphasized on the importance of multidisciplinary approaches and collaborations in the field of science and technology. The inaugural session was moderated by Prof. Amir Ullaha Khan (Research Director, CDPP). The first invited speaker of the first day, Dr. Mohd. Hassan Beig (Research Scientist, Yonsei University, South Korea) has delivered a talk on modern drug discovery: opportunities and future prospects using computational approaches. Afterwards the second keynote speaker of the session Prof. M.A. Pathan, AMU discussed Ramanujan and Numbers. Next, Prof. Akhter H. Ansari (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University) delivered a speech on Material composition and its related challenges. The ultimate session of day 1 experienced the lecture of Dr. V. V. Kulkarni (NIT, Silchar, Assam) who gave a good insight about what can we do about society at large as a scientist. This was followed by a talk from the final invited speaker of the day Dr. Samir Patel (Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC), Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky, USA). Dr. Patel delivered a presentation on Targeting mitochondrial dysfunction after spinal trauma where he talked about his work on acetyl carnitine. At the end of first day the vote of thanks was given by Dr. Mohd. Shadab (Asst. Professor, Glocal University).
The second day of the event kicked off with a lecture by Prof. R. K. Singh, (Vice Chancellor, SBS University, Dehradun) who discussed the invention of new male antifertility injection RISUG in India for the 21st Century. This was followed by a presentation by Prof. D. M. Tripathi (Shri Dev Suman University, Rishikesh Campus). He talked about his work on mind-body medicine as alternative therapy holds the key for quality life to human beings; A walking call to the global scientific community. Next, in this penultimate session of the conference Dr. Dharmendra Kumar (UCSI University, Kualalumpur, Malaysia) gave a recent update on immunomodulators. The endmost talk was given by Dr. Kishor Gnana Sam (Director Experiential Education College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University, UAE). He gave an update on the clinical pharmacy education and health care system: current challenges and the future. During the two days ICRAST-20, 15 participants from across the world have successfully presented their paper. In the ultimate session of the conference a summary report of two days conference was delivered by Prof. Satish K. Sharma (Hon`ble Vice Chancellor, Glocal University, Saharanpur). The event was concluded with a vote of thanks from Prof. Rayees Afzal Mir (Director Research, Glocal University, Saharanpur). Significant contributions from Mr. Saifullah Zafar, Dr. Mohd Mazhar Afzal, Dr. Moinuddin, Dr. Gulfishan, Dr. Udeep Chawla, Mr. Ravi, Ms. Ankita Sawai, Dr. Ahmad Faraz, Mrs. Shivani Tiwari, Dr. Kamran, Mr. Ahmad Jamal and IT team helped in the successful completion of the two days international conference.