SOA signs MoU with RSB Transmissions for joint program

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd, Pune on Wednesday to undertake a joint program to generate knowledge in manufacturing engineering of industrial components.
This would be attempted through various scientific approaches like process simulation, numerical modeling: deformation maps, optimization of techniques etc on one hand and validation through actual manufacturing on the other.
Prof. Pradipta Kumar Nanda, Pro-Vice Chancellor of SOA and Dr. Omkar Nath Mohanty, Director, Technology and Academic Initiative, RSB Metal Tech of RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd, Pune signed the MoU.
The program, when taken up, is expected to lead to a higher efficiency of the manufacturing process resulting in superior and cost effective products, Dr. Mohanty, former Vice-Chancellor of Biju Patnaik University of Technology, said after the MoU was signed.
Explaining the subject, Dr. Mohanty said the program would lead to lowering of energy and material consumption, enhancement of productivity and life of equipment.
Mr. Pramod Kumar Panda, Chief Administrative Officer, SOA, Dr. Saroj Acharya, Professor and Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER), SOA’s faculty of engineering and technology, Prof. Jayadev Bala, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Binayak Pattanayak and Mr. Ashok Sahoo, both Assistant Professors, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Subhendu Kumar Dey and Mr. Sushant Sahu, both Engineers, Design and Development, RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd, Pune were present during the signing of the MoU.