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The Institution of Engineers (India) is the largest multidisciplinary professional body that encompasses 15 engineering disciplines and gives engineers a platform to share professional interests. This year, The Institution of Engineers (India), Salem Local Center under the tutelage of “Computer Engineering Division Board (CPDB) in consortium with Department of Information Technology, Sona College of Technology & Thiagarajar Polytechnic, Salem organized 30th National Convention of Computer Engineers and a National Seminar on “DATA MINING TECHNIQUES & RECENT TRENDS” on Feb 18th and 19th 0f 2016.


The dignitaries of the convention were Sri. C.Valliappa, Chairman, Sona College of Technology,  Dr. V.Karthikeyan, Chairman IE(I), Salem Local Centre and Principal, Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, Dr.V.Jayaprakash, , Principal, Sona college of technology, Dr.C.V.Koushik, Director-Academics, Sona College of Technology, Sri. Sunil Grover, Chairman, CPDB, IE(I), Er.D.Ramanathan, Chairman, IEI Tamil Nadu State Centre, Er.R.Periyasamy, IE(I), State Council Member,Er.P K Kulkarni, CPDB,IE(I) and Dr.J.Akilandeswari, Head/IT, Sona College of Technology.

Dr.Narendra Kohli, HBTI, Kanpur, Dr.NP.Gopalan, NIT Trichy, Dr.P.Shanthi Thilagam, NIT Suratkal, Dr.V.Vasanthakumari, DGM(C&IT),SAIL honored with an Eminent Engineer award. Dr.Shriram K.Vasudevan, Amrita University & Dr. Sriparna Saha, IIT Patna, Bihar received the young engineer award.

Besides the invited lectures by the eminent experts from industry, academia and research organizations, a limited number of selected technical papers were presented.