LPU faculty members from the School of Mechanical Engineering, Prof. Ashish Kumar, Professor in Chemistry department and Dr. Anil Kumar, Assistant Professor has delivered a talk on topic entitled ‘Mystery of Element and Periodic Pasta Table’ at Police DAV School, Jalandhar on November 23, 2019.
Dr. Anil Kumar explained the importance of Periodic Table in the field of science, engineering, medicine and biology. He also explained the basics of the periodic table. Further, the school students became more energetic when the activity session was anchored by Prof. Ashish Kumar. Students actively participated in all three activities i.e Vibranium problem related to Black Panther action movie, Periodic Pasta Table, and Quiz.
The talk was delivered on the completion of 150th anniversary of Periodic Table which was discovered by Late Prof. Medeleev Sir in 1869. 1869 is considered as the year of discovery of the Periodic Table.
The year 2019 has therefore been proclaimed as the “International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT2019)” by the United Nations General Assembly and UNESCO. Lovely Professional University in association with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India has successfully celebrated the 150th anniversary in various schools.