International Conference on Impact of Climate Change on Food Energy and Environment (ICCFEE-2013), July 2013


Lighting of Kuthuvillaku by Col.Dr.Jeppiaar and dignitaries

International Conference on Impact of Climate Change on Food, Energy and Environment (ICCFEE-2013) was organized by Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (Deemed to be University) in association with Regional Meteorological Centre, India Meteorological Department from 4th to 6th July 2013. The Conference was formally inaugurated by the lighting of Kuthuvillaku by the dignitaries. Our Chancellor Col.Dr.Jeppiaar delivered the presidential address in which he highlighted the significant changes in temperature in the recent years and invited the researchers and students to work vigorously in bringing out technologies to mitigate climate change. The presidential address was followed by the felicitation of the guests and Inaugural address of the Chief Guest Dr.S.Ramakrisknan, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum. Dr.Ramakrishnan enlightened the audience with the role of space technology in analyzing & forecasting the Climate Change. Dr.Y.E.A.Raj, Deputy Director General of Meteorology, who was consistently supporting the conference since it started taking shape, delivered the Keynote address. The Proceedings of the conference was released after the inauguration by Col. Dr.Jeppiaar and the first copy was received by Chief Guest and Director of VSSC Dr.Ramakrishnan.

Proceeding release by Col.Dr.Jeppiaar

Dr.Swadhin Behera, Team Leader, Low-latitude Climate Prediction Research Climate Variation Predictability and Applicability Research Program, University of Tokyo; Dr. A. Nambi, Director, Climate Change Programme, MSSRF, Chennai; Dr. S. Balachandran, Director, Cyclone Warning Research Centre, Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai; Dr. H. ANNAMALAI, Affiliate Researcher, Meteorology, International Pacific Research Centre, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii ; Dr. S. R. Ramanan, Director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai; Dr. R. Asokan, Scientist E, Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai; Dr.Nammalwar, Institute of Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, were the other dignitaries gracing the inaugural function. After high tea the plenary session followed with a series of talk by Dr. Swadhin Behera, Dr. A. Nambi and Dr. S. Balachandran.

Dr. S. R. Ramanan, Director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, RMC, Chennai.

Dr. H. ANNAMALAI, International Pacific Research Centre,University of Hawaii, Hawaii.

Dr.S.R.Ramanan, addressing the delegate

Dr.H.Annamalai, University of Hawaii, Hawaii

Delegates at the conference