Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, hosted “44th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP – 2017)”, from 14th to 16th December, 2017. The three day conference, aimed to provide a platform for researchers, industrialists, and academicians around the globe, to explore the research advancements in the field of fluid mechanics and fluid power. The Department of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, in collaboration with National Society of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, organized a three day national conference which was inaugurated by Swami Purnamritananda Puri, General Secretary, Mata Amritanandamayi Math. The chief guest of the programme was Dr. R. B. Grover, Director, Department of Atomic Energy, Homi Bhabha National Institute. Dr. Balakrishnan Shankar, Associate Dean, School of Engineering, Amritapuri, welcomed the gathering.