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Organized by STME, NMIMS Navi Mumbai Campus, January 10-11,2020

More powerful than a word processor or desktop publishing system, LaTeX has a host of unique features which can dramatically cut time and cost for any publishing project, especially for long or complex documents such as research publications and PhD theses.

A 2-day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on LaTeX was organized by School of Technology Management and Engineering (STME). The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Ruchita Verma, Dean, SOHM and Cdr. Arvind Mathur, Associate Dean, STME. The workshop was aimed at faculty and students who are doing research.

Dr. Ruchita Verma and Cdr. Arvind Mathur addressing the participants during the inauguration

The workshop was conducted by Dr. Toral Shah, Assistant Professor, STME.Dr. Jyoti Verma and Ms. Variza Negi, Assistant Professors, STME, coordinated the FDP. 30 participants from 10 colleges attended the FDP. The workshop was conducted in NMIMS Navi Mumbai Computer Centre which houses 60 PCs.

There were four sessions in the workshop:
Session 1 covered Introduction to LaTex: LaTeX tools, Creating basic document, Handling errors, Beamer, etc


Dr. Toral Shah conducting the workshop

Session 2 covered inserting mathematics, tables and figures in documents. Sessions 3 and 4 included paper templates, bibliography, thesis templates, class and style files.

Cdr. Arvind Mathur, Associate Dean, STME with Dr. Toral Shah, Dr. Jyoti Verma and Prof. Variza Negi, Assistant Professors, STME

The participants appreciated the course contents and the manner in which the FDP was conducted overall. Some participants also showed their interest for an advanced course in LaTeX.

Participants, faculty & course coordinators of the workshop with Dr. Chandan Adhikari, Senior Adjunct Faculty,
who delivered the valedictory address to the participants.


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