Venus Wires Award
M/s. Venus Wires Limited, Mumbai
Venus Wires award is given to the best technical paper on stainless steel application presented during the National Welding Seminars / International Congress / Conference of the Institute. Instituted from 2009, the award is given for the best paper on Stainless Steel R&D, fabrication techniques, Consumable development for MMAW / GMAW / FCAW processes.
Purpose/Objective of the fabrication/repair and its industrial importance.
Benefits visualised through lower cost and higher functional efficiency.
Clearly defined planning and scope of work.
Originality of approach/novelty of design – Ingenuity in the use of materials and adoption of welding processes.
Innovation or ingenuity in setting up work, adopting procedures for higher productivity/quality.
Method of fabrication/repair/execution of project - how correct and systematic is it?
Final inspection/test data and performance analysis
Accuracy of the results in terms of cost savings, functional efficiency, with reference to the objectives specified by the author.
Other findings, if any, of importance besides what was specified, as a by-product during the course of the work.
Overall writing style and effectiveness in communication.
WHY - 20%, HOW - 40%, WHAT - 40%
Each paper is evaluated by three separate judges (Professors, Researchers, Welding engineers from various fabrication industries, consultants, consumable manufacturers etc.) for each category.
Copies of the papers are sent to the judges.
Their evaluation is compiled and normalised with respect to Judges average and the global average.
Care is taken to avoid the judge being one of the authors of the papers being evaluated.
The winner of this award receives a Certificate and a cash prize of Rs.10,000.00.