5th C. R. Nodder Memorial Lecture
The 5th C. R. Nodder Memorial Lecture was held in the memory of institute’s first Director, Late Mr. C. R. Nodder on 3rd January 2021 at ICAR-NINFET auditorium. Dr. S. Sengupta, Principal Scientist & Head MP Division briefly presented the life sketch of Late Mr. C. R. Nodder. Prof. (Dr.) S. M. Ishtiaque, Emeritus Professor, Department of Textile & Fibre Engineering, IIT Delhi delivered the 5th C.R. Nodder Memorial Lecture. In his address, he elaborately described the importance of natural fibre in preparation of different types of composites and their comparative performance with glass and ceramic composites. He also mentioned the use of composite in medical, automobile and building materials. He also described some instrument development based on the pattern blending and yarn uniformity. The programme was concluded with the formal vote of thanks by Dr. K. K. Samanta, Scientist, ICAR-NINFET.