Research and Innovation driven Galgotias University, Greater Noida has recognized and rewarded the Research accomplishments of University faculty. The university faculty members who have major research contribution including high quality Research Papers in International Journals, Patents and Funded Research Projects were rewarded with cash prizes and certificates in special function 'Galgotias First Research and Innovation Awards 2019'.
This function was organized on Tuesday, 07.01.2020 at lush green laws of Galgotias University and has felicitated more than 90 faculty members which includes 35 Assistant Professors, 33 Associate Professors and 21 Professor. The research coordinators were also felicitated at this function.
Galgotias University has been successful in motivating the faculty members to carry out high quality research. faculty members have research publications in disciplines of medical science, basic and applied science, technology, agriculture, business management, education, media & communication, finance & commerce. The School of Pharmacy itself has published 47 patents and 137 Research Papers in Scopus Indexed journals. The university has also promoted multidisciplinary research which resulted in large number of research activities and innovation.
Renowned academician Dr. Raghunath K. Shevgaonkar, Former Director IIT Delhi and Vice Chancellor of Bennett University, Greater Noida was the Chief Guest and Mr. Sunil Galgotia, Hon. Chancellor, Galgotias University presided over the function. Mr.Dhruv Galgotia, CEO of Galgotias University was guest of honour.
The scholarly function was inaugurated by distinguished dignitaries by Sarswati Vandana. The Chancellor Mr.Sunil Galgotia felicitated the chief guests and dignitaries and Vice Chancellor Prof.(Dr.) Preeti Bajaj delivered the welcome speech. The function was attended by senior academicians, researchers and student fraternity.
The key note speaker and Chief Guest Dr. Raghunath K.Shevgaokar stressed upon the research needs of industry and society at large and asked the faculty to take up worthy research in their respective fields. He appealed to all that its high time that we should think of 22nd century Indian Education. He specifically asked to make Liberal Arts as integral part of Engineering Education. He advocated that research and innovation are two different things and should be made an integral part of pedagogy by involving students. He appreciated the research accomplishments of University faculty and wished them success for future endeavours.
Galgotias University CEO Mr.Dhruv Galgotia was very happy to recognize the efforts of research committee and insisted that the university education should be innovative and research oriented . every. He mentioned that the fast paced changes in technology makes it imperative to involve research in day to day life and faculty must contribute to the body of knowledge. He assured best possible support in carrying out high quality research at Galgotias University. He also mentioned that the academic research should go beyond research publications and should innovate new products and technology.
Prof.(Dr.) Preeti Bajaj, Hon. Vice Chancellor of Galgotias University believes that such appreciation would enhance the research activity at university and would motivate other faculty and students to carry out high quality research and innovation. She explained the motive behind organizing the function for felicitation of research contribution of faculty members of university.
She specifically mentioned the importance of research in teaching-learning process and highlighted the painstaking efforts of University officers in providing right kind of resources including research grants and services of patent attorney. This has resulted in large number of publications in SCI, SCOPUS indexed journals, patents and completion of funded projects.
Vice Chancellor Prof.(Dr.) Preeti Bajaj also announced various benefits and incentives policy to undertake research at the university and necessity of creating conducive environment for research and innovation.
The distinguished dignitaries felicitated awardee faculty with Cash Prizes and Certificates. At the end of function, Research Coordinator of University Dr.B.Balamurugan proposed Vote of Thanks.