The 4th Contemporary Academic Meet – CAM 2018, hosted by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on 7th July 2018 at Radha Regent Chennai. The meet and was attended by 109 delegates from 110 Institutions (represented 7 Countries: 6 Country: from Oman, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Zambia and India).

4th Contemporary Academic Meet – CAM 2018


Future shape of Higher Education, Technological Change and Expectations of the Next Generation Students


Dr. Mohd Nizam Ab Rahman
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Lean Implementation in Automotive Parts Manufacturing Industry

Dr. Thouraya Snoussi
Al Ghurair University, United Arab Emirates
E – Learning in Higher Education – ICT Faculty usage in the UAE Private Universities: Case study

Dr. Balan Rathakrishnan
University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Optimism & Positive Affect as a Predictors on Happiness Among Public Uni. Stu. in Sabah, Malaysia

Prof. Ravi Kumar Chittoria
JIPMER, Pondicherry, India
Application of Telemedicine in Plastic Surgery and Health Practices

Dr. Muhammed Yousoof Ismail
Dhofar University, Oman
Enhancing Computer Programming for novices using novel techniques


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

Click here to view 4th Faculty Awards – VIFA 2018 Winners List