‘Use science to address climate change issue’

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‘Use science to address climate change issue’

Monday, 27 June 2022 | PNS | ROURKELA

The Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering,National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, hosted the 3rd
International Conference on Bioprocess for Sustainable Environment and Energy (ICBSEE -INDIA 2022) in hybrid mode. Executive Director of Rourkela Steel Plant Pramod Kumar Satapathy was the inaugural event's chief guest.

Addressing the ICBSEE 2022 participants, Satpathy said, “Climate
change is the greatest threat to a sustainable future; so addressing
the issue with the help of science is an opportunity. Through ICBSEE
2022, experts from the field are sharing knowledge and a common
understanding of the subject. This conference will indeed help
participants to exchange ideas and discover novel opportunities for
networking to broaden their knowledge.”

Detailing the need for a sustainable environment and energy, Director,
NIT Rourkela Prof K Umamaheshwar Rao also encouraged the audience to promote and practice sustainable living by saving water, soil, trees
and other natural resources.

Distinguished lecturers and experts from USA, Netherlands, Sweden,
Finland, Malaysia, Egypt, China, Hong Kong, Oman and Syria etc
participated as keynote speakers and enlightened the participants with
their expertise on the subject. A total of 200 research work papers on
environment, wastewater treatment, health impact of environmental
pollution, bioprocess, energy, etc, were submitted by the participants
at the conference for further assessment and publication through the
Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering.

Head, Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering Prof Kunal
Pal said, “The platform is providing young researchers in
technological innovation to interact with distinguished global
personalities from academic and industry. So I congratulate everyone
involved in organising the event.”

The 5-day event will be followed by a cultural programme for
participants and students.

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