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Pradhnesh Laxman Mhatre of Sinhgad Institutes selected for paper presentation at 70th Annual International Astronautical Conference IAC 2019

Pradhnesh Laxman Mhatre, Mechanical Engineering student of Sinhgad Institute of Technology, Lonavala has been selected by International Astronautical Federation (IAF) to present his paper, for both oral and interactive presentation at the 70th Annual International Astronautical Conference IAC 2019 hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics – AIAA that is scheduled to take place at Washington D.C., United States from 21 to 25 October 2019. This conference will witness the gathering of all space players who will discuss the advancement and progress of space in various features.
This year the IAC will commemorate the “one giant leap for mankind” – the 50th Anniversary of the feat when Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 Commander walked on the Moon in July 1969, accompanied by co-astronaut Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin.

International Astronautical Federation IAF is the world's leading space advocacy body affiliating to more than 68 countries across 6 continents, which have over 366 members, including all key space agencies, companies, societies, associations and institutes, with 40+ administrative and technical committees supporting the Federation.

Pradhnesh and his team submitted 2 research paper abstracts under guidance of Scientist Astronaut Candidate Mr. Pranit Patil.
Competing with a record number of abstracts from more than 4320 applications from around 86 countries across the globe, the paper submitted by Pradhnesh was selected for both Oral and Interactive presentation.
The topics of the Papers were: 1. Fractal Dimensional Analysis for Quantitative Characterization Study of the Irregularity in Titan Hydrocarbon Lakes /Seas and topography of Near Surface / Region. 2. Environmental research and Genetic Expression in New Earth Similarity Study.

The IAC Technical Programme is the foundation of each International Astronautical Congress (IAC), reflecting ongoing development in the areas of space science, technology and its societal aspects.
At IAC 2019, you can hear about technical research and development focused on the advancement of the space industry through technical sessions. Pradhnesh Laxman Mhatre of Sinhgad Institutes will be amongst the global students, presenting their thoughts on the brink of the next big leap for mankind.

Conveying his appreciation Rohit Navale, Vice President of Sinhgad Institutes congratulated Pradhnesh and wished him well for his Oral and Interactive Presentation on the global platform at United States.
Campus Director and Principal of Sinhgad Institute of Technology, Dr. M.S. Gaikwad, Principal of SKNSITS, Dr. M.S. Rohokale, faculty and all other staff of SIT also congratulated Pradhnesh Mhatre for his achievement.