Expro 2017 – Report


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Expro’17 was a symposium conducted by the Department of Production Technology and Mechanical Engineering on March 11 and 12, 2017. This was conducted by the students by inviting various colleges from Tamilnadu.

The inauguration of expro’17 was inaugurated by the Dean of Madras institute of technology on Saturday morning. In the inauguration, the staff, the Dean and the HOD of the Production Department facilitated the gathering.

There were two types of events that were conducted on two days, technical and non technical events. The technical events included Machinist, CNC programming, Water rocketry, Cad modeling. And the following is the list of non-technical events : Spell bee, IPL auction, Quiz, Connexions.

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There were about  eight workshops conducted for two days: Awjm (abrasive water jet machining), wire edm, autonomous robotics, automotive engines, six sigma, IoT using raspberry pi, industrial hydraulic technology,  3-d printing.

Technical events that were conducted on the days of Expro which got a good response from the invited colleges. The students form various colleges eagerly participated in various events.

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Nontechnical events like spell bee, IPL auction, Connexions and quiz were conducted. Quiz and Connexions were conducted on March 11 whereas spell bee and IPL auction was conducted on March 12.

There were almost 27 colleges that were invited for the Expro symposium. There was an excellent outcome for the efforts because around 2576 students attended the symposium this year to make it a grand success.

Written by Monika Sree, first year, Department of Production Technology