Empowerment of the faculty is essential for academic success. Chief mentor of TGI believes in a model for empowerment of faculty through professional development and by inculcating them into the culture of academic, industrial and societal research. Quality improvement is a key component for success in higher technical education which is not possible without empowerment of faculty to harness their unique talents and skills and promote their professional growth.


TGI implements faculty empowerment in the institution through Trident Research by introducing various schemes and scopes from time to time.

Technical Talks Delivered by Experts from Reputed Academia and Industry during various Faculty Empowerment Programs conducted in the Trident Campus:

  1. Resource Person: Sudarsan Nanda, Dean(Research)
    Affliation:                KIIT University, Bhubaneswar
    Topic:                       Research Methodology
    Date:                        17th December 2011
  1. Resource Person: P. K. Dash, Dean(Research)
    Affliation:                ITER, Bhubaneswar
    Topic:                       Research Methodology
    Date:                        December 2012
  1. Resource Person: P. K. Ray, Asst. Professor
    Affliation:                NIT, Rourkela
    Topic:                       Writing Research Proposals for Extramural Funding
    Date:                        March 2013
  1. Resource Person: Himadri Chattopadhay, Professor
    Affliation:                Dept, of Mech Engg, Jadavpur University, WB
    Topic:                       Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics
    (CFD) in Mechanical Engineering
    Date:                        15th April, 2013
  1. Resource Person: Ajit Kumar Panda, Dean(Research)
    Affliation:                NIST, Berahampur
    Topic:                       Innovation in Research
    Date:                        23rd June 2014
  1. Resource Person: Basant K Mohanty, Associate Professor
    Affliation:                Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology, Guna, Madhya Pradesh
    Topic:                       High-Performance Hardware Accelerators for Signal Processing Applications: Design Approaches and Strategies
    Date:                        8th July 2014
  1. Resource Person: Technical Team from Mechahawks Pvt. Ltd.
    Affliation:                Mechahawks Pvt. Ltd., Bhubaneswar (Jointly with Dept. of Mech. Engg., TAT)
    Topic:                       Workshop on Aerodynamics and 3D modeling
    Date:                        21st August, 2014
  1. Resource Person: Ganapati Panda, Professor
    Affliation:                School of Electrical Sciences, IIT, Bhubaneswar
    Topic:                       Scopes, Opportunities and Technology Trends in the field of Big-Data Analytics and Wireless Sensor Networks
    Date:                        6th February 2015
  1. Resource Person: Bijay Kumar Sahu, Dy. Manager-IPR
    Affliation:                National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), An Enterprise of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi
    Topic:                       Role of IP and Innovation for University and Academia
    Date:                        2nd June 2015
  1. Resource Person: Sunil Sabat, Principal Technical Alliance Manager (Big Data)
    Affliation:                Informatica, Redwood City, CA, United States
    Topic:                       A Review of Global Scenario in the Field of Big-data and Analytics – Past, Present and Future
    Date:                        1st August 2015
  1. Resource Person: P. K. Meher, Professor
    Affliation:                Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    Topic:                       Emerging Trends in Teaching and Research in Computing
    Date:                        28th December 2015
  1. Resource Person: Arunabha Pradhan, Chief (BD & PP)
    Affliation:                NRDC, An Enterprise of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi
    Topic:                       Commercialisation of Technologies-Issues and Strategies and NRDC’s Experience
    Date:                        5th January 2016
  1. Resource Person: Akshaya Swain, Professor
    Affliation:                Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Auckland
    Topic:                       Current Research Direction in Control in Signal Processing
    Date:                        20th January 2016
  1. Resource Person: S.P. Satra , Technical Head, Odisha
    Affliation:                Ultra-Tech Cement Limited
    Topic:                       Cement and Concrete Fundamentals: Option & Trends
    Date:                        18th April , 2016
  1. Resource Person: S.B.Mishra, Senior Engineer
    Affliation:                CAD CAM Division, CTTC, Bhubaneswar
    Topic:                       Requirement of skill sets for employment in Automotive Industries
    Date:                        23rd April, 2016