The Department of Computer Science is organizing a Tech Fest “TECHNOVA” on march 12th,2021. There are events like Short video making, Troll making, Start up ideas that needs only your creativity.

NESAC balloons launching

The North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) on 11 January 2021 conducted a demonstration presentation of tethered balloon and meteorological balloon launching at Tapesia Campus, in collaboration with the Department of Physics.

Dr. Arup Borgohain, NESAC Scientist gave a presentation in the Auditorium prior to launching tethered balloon/ kytoon with atmospheric science payload & an attached GPS sonde and meteorological balloon in front of Bosco Café.

This experiment is a part of NESAC’s campaign for the vertical profiling of aerosol and meteorological parameters over 4 selected places in North East region viz. Cherrapunji, Tapesia, Dhubri and Dibrugarh.

Tethered balloon filled with hydrogen gas with attached GPS sonde was launched 4 times per day at 6 hourly intervals for 5 days and meteorological balloon was also launched 8 times a day at 3 hourly intervals for 1 day.

The launching of balloons was witnessed by the Vice Chancellor, Fr. Dr. Stephen Mavely along with Dr. Samrat Dey, HoD, Department of Physics and faculty, staff and some research scholars.