To popularize the science and technology of welding in India, IIW-India has been organizing lectures in different places of the country by distinguished professionals, academicians and engineers of American welding society for the last few years. The AWS lecture series has now becomes a highly appreciated and interactive event of the institute.

This year’s one day lecture on “Construction of Steel Structures” was delivered by Mr. Robert E Shaw Jr. (AWS). Dr. J Letha (Vice-Chancellor, CUSAT) was the chief guest of the program and other reputed members like Mr. R Srinivasan (National President, IIW, Kolkata), Mr. Sunny Thomas (Cochin Shipyard Ltd.), Mr. K P Ramesh (GAIL India Ltd., Kochi), Mr. S Shankaran (Mailam India Ltd., Pondicherry), Mr. K Ajith Kumar (Project Director, NPOL) were present.



An MoU was signed and exchanged between Jose P Philip (Chairman, IIW, Cochin) and Rev. Dr. Clement Valluvassaery (Manager, AISAT). Dr. George Sleeba, Prof. P P Premachandran, Prof. Jose V Mathew and Mrs. Asha K R where present from management side, and students Alan B Alex, Akshai Babu, Febin Charles, Akhil Sebastian of S4 Mechanical and Ahammed S, Devdas J, Merlin John, Neba C Tomy, Jesna C V of S6 Civil also attended the program. The program ended by 5.30 pm.