Research presentation highlights the value of the MoU between kongunadu arts and science college, coimbatore and the university of wyoming, laramie, usa.
Students and faculty from University of Wyoming and Kongunadu Arts and Science College presented an update on their water quality research. Secretary and Director of KASC, Dr. C.A. Vasuki in her Presidential address highlighted the importance of water management and Principal Dr. V. Balasubramiam inaugurated the event. This joint-research team led by Dr. S. Binu Kumari and scholar M. Mohan Kumar (Department of Zoology, KASC) collected and analyzed water quality of Sulur Lake, Coimbatore. Dr. Ramesh Sivanpillai, WYGISC, University of Wyoming (Laramie, USA) led the US team. Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) he and his student Ms. Mackensie Swift analyzed seasonal and spatial patterns in the surface water quality. Team members gave an overview of their work along with the preliminary findings, and the benefits of the MOU between the two institutions. More than 100 KASC scholars, and staff and students from the departments of Zoology and Botany attended this meeting