Department of Physics of BBK DAV College for Women organized DBT sponsored guest lectures on ‘Earthquakes’ and ‘Relationship among Science, Technology and Engineering’. Dr. Hardev Singh Virk, the Visiting Professor, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib was the resource person.
In his first lecture, Dr. Hardev Singh discussed the causes, precursors and techniques used for the predication of earthquakes. While dwelling upon the characteristics of earthquakes, he acquainted the students with various terms like magnitude, intensity and hypocenter.
In his second lecture, Dr. Singh described the relationship among science, technology and engineering. He added that there is a close connection between research in science and its application to technology. He shed light on the contribution of physicists in the field of engineering and technology and the role of engineers in various inventions in Physics.
Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia congratulated the department for organizing informative lectures. She added that such lectures are very instrumental in imparting hands-on knowledge to the students.
Dr. Shewta Mohan, Head, Department of Physics, along with other faculty members, attended the lecture.