Shell conducts fifth edition of its Global Lecture series
Shell Lubricants has been conducting its Global Lecture series across the world and has conducted four such events discussing on globally relevant topics. Recently, the global market share leader in processed lubricants, conducted its fifth such Global lecture series in association with CII and IIT Delhi to discuss on the topic “Greenovation –The Future of Mobility”. Experts from the Government, Industry and companies had come together to discuss on commercially viable, environmentally sustainable and affordable fuel choices. The idea was to analyze how the green innovation can help the world to achieve energy security.
Addressing the 5th edition of the Shell Lubricants Global Lecture series, Mansi Madan Tripathy, Country Head -Shell Lubricants India Cluster, said, “Through the Shell Lubricants Global Lecture Series, we aim to partner with companies and academic groups to overcome the most exciting technological challenges. The program is in line with Shell’s philosophy of innovation and collaboration and connect well with Shell mission of powering progress together to provide more and cleaner energy products and solutions. It is an excellent opportunity for sharing insights with thought leaders in the industry and getting to know their perspectives on the future mobility debate”.
The event witnessed the attendance of various leading experts from both the academic institutions and the industry. These included Ms. Soma Banerjee Principal – Energy & Infrastructure Confederation of Indian Industry, Mr. IV Rao, Executive Advisor, Engineering & Director, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., Mr. Abhay Bakre, Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Mr. Rajendra Petkar, Head, Power Systems Engineering, Tata Motors Ltd., Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Chennai and Co-Chairman, Technology Advisory Group for Electric Mobility (TAG-EM), Government of India, to name a few.
One of the brightest minds of the Indian scientific front, Professor V Ramgopal Rao, Director IIT Delhi said, “Innovation and creativity are the key drivers of development. We focus on exposing our students to the future challenges concerning the society and motivate them to be inventors of the technological future of the world. The Shell Global Lecture series is one such unique platform where the academia and industry enter in close interaction and mutual learning. We are happy to be a part of the fifth edition of this series.”
Each and every attendee to the lecture series contributed towards the idea of a greener and more affordable future mobility. This sort of interaction between the industrial and scientific fraternities is always the key to find solutions to the global problems and we appreciate Shell lubricants for conducting these events regularly to solve the nagging issues of the globe.