The philosophy of engineering and technology has undergone a tremendous change during the last few decades. During this period newer ideas have been prescribed, phenomenal changes have taken place in different directions in R&D activities. The industry also has warmly welcomed such innovations. Added to it, the engineers and their associates now are in the face of a tough challenge in view of the global recession in economics and employment opportunity. In view of this, it becomes all the more imperative to arrange such international conference, where students, researchers and engineering professionals from all hues-industries, academia and research organizations shall get together, express their innovation through their research works so that improvement of self skill is evolved.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology is one of the world's leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role of science, engineering and technology in the world. The Kolkata Network is located in the City of Joy, the vibrant metropolis of India. It is the only city in India which had nurtured five Nobel laureates. Being the oldest in India, the Network is proud of its history. Its origin dates back to 1944 when good number of British Engineers had taken initiative to form the then Calcutta Centre of The Institution of Electrical Engineers.