The 2nd Annual Research Meet – ARM 2016, hosted by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on 3rd December 2016 at Le Royal Meridien, Chennai. The meet and was attended by 140 delegates from 110 Institutions (represented 19 Country: from England, Portugal, Bulgaria, Singapore, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Japan, Malaysia, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan)).

2nd Annual Research Meet – ARM 2016


To Create Opportunities To Collaborate And Develop A New Culture To Drive Research and Innovation


Dr. Sabuj Mallik
University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reliability of Leadfree Electronics Packaging Under Harsh Environments.

Dr. Vladimir Zhechev
University of Economics – Varna, Bulgaria
Brand Extensions: Paradigm fit b/w Strategic Bus. Alternatives & Brand Positioning Realities

Dr. S. Neelamani
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait
Precision Engineering for Recent Innovations on Marine Structures.

Prof. Sabah A. Abdul-Wahab
Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Sources of Odours in Al–Multaqa Village in Oman.

Dr. Mirza R. Baig
Dubai Pharmacy College, Dubai
Personalizing the Medication for The Patient: A Focus on Pharmacogenomics

Dr. P. Radhakrishnan
Emirates College for Management & Information Technology, UAE
Innovation and Business Analytics

Dr. Deepak Khare
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Water Resource Management for Smart Cities: Issues and Challenges.

Dr. Mohamed Helmy Khafagy
Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt
Improving Performance of Parallel Complex Queries in Big Data


Hon'ble Thiru Justice S. K. Krishnan
Judge – Lok Adalat, High Court of Madras, India

Prof. C. Thangamuthu
Former Vice Chancellor – Bharathidasan University, India

Dr. V. Ganesan
Former Asso. Director, IGCAR, Kalapakkam, India


The Venus International Research Awards (affectionately known as the VIRAs) scheme was instituted in the year 2015. The VIRA scheme is part of the ARM and has a Policy, Application Form, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc. that are governed by the Board of Trust.

Click here to view 2nd Research Awards – VIRA 2016 Winners List