Workshop Series-II on Technical Writing with LaTeX

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) at SRM University-AP is hosting the second edition of the ongoing online Workshop Series “Learn & Earn: Hands-On Science & Technology (HOST)” to learn and explore the latest techniques in the field of science and technology. The workshop series-II titled “Technical Writing with LaTeX” will be held on July 10, 2021, at 11.00 am. Dr Ram Kulesh Thakur, Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Dr Anuj Deshpande, Assistant Professor in the Department of ECE  at SRM University-AP, will engage the attendees of the workshop.

Dr Ram Kulesh Thakur will discuss how to prepare a technical report and improve writing abilities for research and publishing. Dr Anuj will lead the hands-on technical session on using LaTeX to create technical reports, theses, research papers, and presentations.

Methods to find reliable sources, practical ideas for organising and drafting the paper, transitioning between information, referencing sources and paraphrasing texts to avoid plagiarism, and format for writing abstracts are some of the other topics which will be covered in this session. The goal is to apply research writing abilities in a practical setting, as well as to solve problems and resolve the concerns of the participants.

Join the workshop on July 10, 2021, at 11.00 am to gain proven technical knowledge and hands-on experience on LaTex software. The registration for this workshop is free for all the interested candidates and you are encouraged to register on: https://srmap.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kUUZ4M-JSPaNLEAgTw-JPg

About the Speakers:

Dr Ram Kulesh Thakur’s main areas of interest are Indian Writing in English, especially poetry; and English Language Teaching for science and technology. He obtained his doctorate in 2013 from the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, India, and holds an M Phil (English) from the same institute. Now Assistant Professor at SRM University AP- Andhra Pradesh (India), Dr Thakur has been actively involved in curriculum development, in guiding and training both UG and PG students in enhancing their overall personality to meet the expectations of future employers, i.e., making them corporate ready.

Dr Anuj Deshpande, who has taken Masters from SRTMU, Nanded and a PhD from IIT, Kharagpur is associated with the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering. Dr Anuj had been one of the Latex experts at the Department of Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur while doing his PhD. His current project is fault analysis and therapeutic intervention in genetic regulatory networks and he has published papers in reputed journals. Dr Anuj has more than ten years of LaTeX experience in training undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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