The Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering has conducted a National level Conference – RTAST’18 (Recent Trends in Applied Science and Technology) on 02.03.2018 at 9.30 a.m. The welcome address was given by Prof.P.Ramalingam (HoD/Civil). The presidential address was given by Dr.G.Kavitha, Principal. The Felicitation address was given by Dr.T.R.Chinnusamy (HoD/Mech) and the Chief Guest introduction was given by Selvan.A.Naveen Kumar (Final Mech). The Chief Guest Dr.V.Chandraprabu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Adama Science and Technlogy University, Ethiopia, shared his experience with the students and motivated about the current trends in engineering field. He explained about how the company will expect from students for their placement purpose and their future plans, in the later session he interacted with the students and gave clarifications for their queries. Nearly 50 students participated and presented the papers from various colleges in this Conference. The valedictory function began at 2.30 P.M, in that function, both the Head of the Departments of Civil and Mechanical Engineering distributed the certificates to the participants. At last the vote of thanks was given by Selvan.N.N.Nazeem Arief (Final Civil).