Join UPES' 16th Oil and Gas Round Table Meet in Mumbai !

UPES is organizing its 16th Oil and Gas Round Table on September 15 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. Over the years, the university is a veteran in organizing impactful round tables on various topics and has carved a niche in the sector. The 16th edition is reflection of the expertise. This year’ theme is ‘Transforming Organizations to a New Normal.’

Mr. Annirudha Khekale, Group Director (HR), Emerson Process Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. is the Program Director. Mr. Khekale is an experienced Human resource professional with over 20 years of HR experience with successful multinationals like Emerson, Danaher, Cummins India Ltd. and successful Indian companies like Varroc Group and Birla Kennametal. His experience ranges from a mix of both corporate and line HR. He carries core experience in Change Management, Business Integration, Total Quality Management, HR Six Sigma and Process Improvements, Organization Development, Strategic Hiring and Strategic Talent Management.

upes oil and gas round tableThe panel discussions include deliberations around the topics like Transformational Leadership in the New Normal; Re-Energizing; Women Leadership in Oil & Gas

Interested candidates may register on this link

UPES Students Win Global Aerospace Competition- CanSat 2017

Team Astral of UPES consisting of Engineering and Design students bag top prize at CanSat 2017. CanSat is a highly prestigious space related competition organized by American Astronautical Society (AAS), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Team Astral waved the UPES and India flag high when it won the highly coveted CanSat 2017 top prize. CanSat is a prestigious annual design-build-fly competition with space related themes organized by American Astronautical Society (AAS) and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). 40 teams from across the globe competed in the finals held in Texas, U.S.A recently.

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Team Astral after winning CanSat 2017

Team Astral – a highly spirited, passionate and dedicated 23 member team consisting of students in Aerospace Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Material Science Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering and design studies, may have elicited many smiles due to their variance in heights ranging from 4’10” to 6’2″, but the team was all business when it came to focusing on their goal of winning the coveted prize.

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Team Astral is all business at the launch site

UPES has been participating in CanSat Competition since 2013 and reached the top spot under the guidance of Dr. Ugur Guven and Prof. Zozimus Labana. Scroll below to see the team’s performance over these years.

Satellite in a can!

As the name suggests CanSat or Canister Satellite involves building of a ‘satellite in a can’. During CanSat a team has to design and fabricate the Mission Statement provided by the organizing committee and finally launch it at the competition site. As per this year’s mission statement UPES team developed a solar powered science glider that travelled through the planetary atmosphere, sampled the atmospheric pressure, temperature, speed etc. and sent the readings of the gathered data wirelessly to the ground station.

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This is how a ‘satellite in a can‘ looks like

Team Astral’s members specializing in various domains utilized their respective subject knowledge in developing a perfect glider. Students from aerospace engineering were responsible for making the control surfaces of the glider like wings, elevator and rudder. Material Science students ensured that the team meets glider’s mass constraint of 500gm by choosing right materials for fabrication without compromising on strength. Design students made the final product look impressive while keeping its functionality intact.

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Team Astral with their rocket

Read these stories to know more about Team Astral members and their experience at CanSat 2017: The New Indian Express ; Times of India ; Daily Excelsior ; India Abroad


Legal Professionals and Senior Legal Experts deliberates at UPES Law Round table

To deliberate on key drivers of change in the future landscape of legal services and new roles of legal professionals, senior legal experts from the law fraternity met at the second edition of UPES Law Roundtable organized by its Corporate Relations Team in Delhi on 28th July 2017.

Delivering keynote address Mr. Utpal Ghosh, CEO and President of UPES emphasised on the need for developing specialized skills, intensive course curriculum for training legal aspirants to succeed in a landscape constantly getting reshaped by legal tech.

The conference witnessed deliberations by key speakers like Mr. R Venkatramani, Sr. Advocate, Supreme Court of India, member Law Commission of India, Dr. Surat Singh International Lawyer & Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Dr. Rupinder Suri, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, President S

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upreme Court Bar Association, Dr. Bushan Tilak Kaul Chairperson, Delhi Judicial Academy, Alok Mittal, Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, Minister of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, Pavan Duggal, President, Pavan Duggal Associates, Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand & Anand and Mr. Amit Kapur, Senior Partner, J. Sagar Associates.