XI International Webinar on sports engineering

Xi International webinar was conducted on 16th April 2022. The speaker delivered a lecture on


“Computational Fluid Dynamics Based Machine Learning:

Industrial Applications and Opportunities in Sport Aerodynamics”

Followed by the panel discussion based on the topic delivered by the speaker.

International Conference on sports engineering 3-5 March 2022 India
The 2nd International Conference on Sports Engineering is successfully concluded on 5th March 2022 at Jodhpur.

International Webinar X on sports engineering was conducted on 20th Jan 2022
TITLE: “Improving Sports Performance using Predictive Dynamic Simulation and Machine Learning” Speaker: Prof. John McPhee, P.Eng. Canada Research Chair in System Dynamics Systems Design Engineering University of Waterloo CANADA
NATIONAL LIVE SEMINAR "Concepts and Design of Sport Surfaces"
Organized by Dr. Vishwanatha C N, Director-Physical Education R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru & member of SEA on 31/08/2021
National online seminar on "Sports Engineering Technology & Management"
Organized by Dr. Vishwanatha C N, Director-Physical Education R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru & member of SEA on 11/08/2021

Five-day online certificate course on sports engineering (level-I)first ever conducted successfully in India during 27-31 May 2021.

National Workshop on Sports Training & Technology

“National Workshop on sports training & Technology” was successfully
organized on 20th March at BITS Pilani in which 21 teachers including
science teachers from schools at Pilani have participated.

International Webinar IX

Sports Engineering Association organized its 9th International Webinar on 20th Feb’2021

Prof. Sudhirkumar Barai
Director, BITS, Pilani – Pilani Campus (raj.) india

The Speakers
Mr. Rahul Nagar
Co-Founder & Director
str8bat, India
Topic: “Every sports equipment speaks: Are you ready to listen?”

Prof. Shinichiro Ito
Professor in Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Kogakuin University, JAPAN
Topic: “Science of Swimming and the Swimming of the Soft Shelled Turtle.”

International Webinar VIII

Sports Engineering Association organized its 8th International Webinar on 16th January’2021.

The Speakers
Principal, ANJAC, Madurai University, Sivakasi (TN) India
Topic of presentation: Implementation of Outcome Based Education in Sports Biomechanics

Asst. Professor, EEE Dept. BITS Pilani (Raj) India
Topic of presentation: Wearable Devices and its Application in Sports Fitness

Associate Professor, Mechanical Dept. BITS Pilani (Raj) India
Topic of presentation: Ergonomics Applied in Sports

International Webinar VII

Sports Engineering Association organized its 7th International Webinar on 18th December’2020.

The speaker was Prof. Beer Pal Singh, Professor in Physics at C C S University, Meerut, UP India. He diverted a lecture on Applied nanotechnology in sports training and coaching”.

Which was followed by Open Group Discussion on “If Technology and Science ensure performance in Sports” moderated Dr. Gulab Singh Ruhal, Member SEA and sports officer, CCS University, UP India

The following Resource Persons have shared their expertise on the topic

Dr. S.K. Sinha, Director, BRCM Group of Institutions & BRCM Education Society, Bahal (Haryana), Former sports scientist, SAI INDIA

Dr. Lungten Wangdue, Dean of Academic Affairs, Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan, BHUTAN

Dr. Suvanjan Bhattacharyya, Member, SEA & Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, BITS Pilani INDIA

Dr. Pintu Modak, Member, SEA and Physical education, BITS Pilani INDIA

(Apart from the Resource Persons other participants also have participated in the discussion and shared their views)


International Webinar VI

International Webinar VI

Sports Engineering Association organized its 6th International Webinar on 21st November’2020.

Our speakers were Mr. Gaurav Sundararaman, Sports analyst, India Topic: Sports Analytics (applied), India. He diverted a lecture on “Sports Analytics (applied),” and Dr. Sudhanshu Shekhar Roy, High Performance Director (talent Identification) SAI, India on “Overview of sports performance and infrastructure”.

Open Group Discussion was conducted after the speakers’ session on the topic moderated Dr. Subir Debnath, Member SEA and sports officer, MNIT, Jaipur India

The following Resource Persons have shared their expertise on the topic

Mr. Rehan Sumar, CEO & MD, GOSPORTZ, India

Mr. Aayush Kumar, Country Manager, Acoustoscan, India

Mr. Chiranjibi Nayak , Sales and Application Manager Qualisys AB, India

(Apart from the Resource Persons other participants also have participated in the discussion and shared their views)


International Webinar V

The Sports Engineering Association organized its 5th International webinar on “Sports Biomechanics” on October 17, 2020
Our first speaker was Dr. Venkatesh Kadbur Prabhakar Rao, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. He delivered a lecture on “Musculoskeleton Biomechanics”.

While our second speaker was Prof. Stephan Odenwald, Pro-Vice Dean, Sports Engineering program, Deptt. Of Sports Equipment & Technology. Technische Universität Chemnitz Department of Mechanical Engineering, Germany. His topic was “Measuring Kinetics and Kinematics in Sports

The lecture sessions were followed by a Group Discussion on application and present status of
Biomechanics in physical education.The resource Persons for the group discussion:

Dr. Dibyendu Narayan Acharya, Sports Officer, IIT Dhanbad
Dr. Kalpana Zutshi, Associate professor, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi
Dr. Sambhu Prasad, Assistant Professor, RGU, Dept. of Physical Education Arunachal Pradesh

International Webinar IV

The Sports Engineering Association organized its 4th International webinar on “Computer Application in Sports” on September 19, 2020
Prof. Rahul Banerjee, Professor, and Director, LNM Institute of Information Technology (LMNIIT), Jaipur, India.
Topic: “Avoidance of Sport-related Injuries and Support for Rehabilitation and Sport-specific Technique-Correction through a Hybrid Intelligent System Approach”
Dr. Navneet Goyal, Professor in Computer Science, BITS Pilani, India.
Topic: “Role of Artificial Intelligence in Sports performance”
Followed by the group discussion was held on “Computer Application and physical Education”
Resource Persons were:
Dr. Gulab Singh Ruhal, Sports Officer, CCS Univ. Meerut (UP)
Dr. Subir Debnath, Sports Officer, MNIT Jaipur (Raj.)
Prof Shahnawaz Gazi, Physiotherapist and Sports Fitness, Consultant
J&K Bank Football Club, India
Dr. Pintu Modak, Director, SEA

International Webinar III

The Sports Engineering Association organized its 3rd International webinar on “Sports Training and Technology” on August 12, 2020
Dr. Klaus Bartonietz
Sports Bio-mechanics expert, Germany
The Coach of Mr. Neeraj Chopra, Indian Javelin Thrower, India
Topic: Sports Technology and Training-Problems and prospects
Dr. Pintu Modak
Director, SEA
Topic: Revisit the Basics of Sports Training
Followed by the group discussion was held on “Sports Training and Technical perspectives”
Resource Persons were:
Mr. Bishweshwar Nandi, Gymnastic Coach, Dronacharya Awardee
Dr. Kuntal Roy, Athletic Coach, Dronacharya awardee
Dr. Saju Joseph, High-Performance Director, Sports Authority of India (Khelo India Division)


Webinar II
International Webinar on Sports Engineering

After a successful 1st International webinar I on 20th June’20 the SEA has organized the 2nd international webinar II on sports engineering on 18th July’2020. The total number of 306 participants have registered for the webinar II.

1. Lessons of Sports Engineering delivered by Prof. Kazuya Seo, Professor in Yamagata Univ., Japan,
2. Aerodynamics in Sports delivered by Mr Rohith Timothy, sports engineer, India
3. Interactive session on Sports Technology and Physical Education: The discussion was focused on “how sports engineering, physical education and coaching should work together for promoting sports technology indigenously”.
Speakers of the interactive session:
1. Dr Mathews Jacob, Associate Professor, M A College, Kothamangalam and Best Teacher Awardee: Kerala state.
2. Dr Sadanandan Chottanikkara, Associate Professor L N C P E and Coach: Indian women volleyball team and performance director of many sports disciplines under SAI.
3. Dr Subir Debnath, Sports Officer and Faculty, MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan Cricket former fitness trainer (BCCI) and mental trainer in archery and shooting.
4. Dr Sudarsan Biswas, Associate Professor Visva-Bharati University, W.B and secretary, Sports Board
5. Dr Gulab Singh Ruhal, Sports Officer, Physical Education, Chaudhary charan Singh University, Meerut, UP. He has expertise in biomechanics.

Webinar - I
International Webinar on Sports Engineering

The SEA has organized its first webinar on 20th June’20 on sports engineering. Two sessions of 45 minutes each were conducted on the following topics:
1. Application of sports technology in sports performance delivered by Dr David James, MD, Labosports, UK
2. Quality assessment of synthetic sports flooring delivered by Mr
Anil Kumar, MD, Great Sports tech Ltd. India

About 15 minutes allotted at the end of every session for speakers to invite participants for questions. There were 230 participants registered for the webinar I. However, the number of participants fluctuated irregularly throughout the sessions.

International conference on sports engineering

Image of International conference on sports engineering: The aim of
the conference was to bridge the gap between Engineering, Technology
and Sports in order to provide a collaborative platform enabling share
of domain knowledge for mutual benefit.

Workshop conducted on sports engineering

Workshop conducted on sports engineering.
Workshops were coordinated by Prof. David James, Sheffield Hallam University, UK and Prof. Paul Fleming, Loughborough University, UK.
Workshop I deliberated upon application of engineering knowledge in sports development, quality assurance of sports infrastructure and facilities including sports surface and maintenance of the facilities.
While Workshop II deliberate upon how engineering technology can be related to sports development, the engineering properties of various sports surfaces as they affect Design, Performance as well as Injury. Testing devices and their use in quality assurance.

National Seminar

National Seminar on sports engineering was organized on 7th-9th Feb’2019 at Kannur University by Late Prof Suresh Kutty.

Interactive sessions

An Interactive session was conducted on Importance of technology in sports development in the Indian context.