Industry Visit to M2R Technomations, Gurgaon

45 students of 1st Year CSE & IT visited M2R Technomations, Gurgaon as a part of Induction program conducted at NCU. The students visited the company in 2 batches along with faculties Dr. Geekita on 27th July and Yogita on 2nd Aug. The students were briefed upon the latest trends in the field of computer science and potential of these technologies in future. The visit was organised by Ms. Priyanka Rastogi, CSE IT faculty.

Special Session by Alumni

Mr. Vineet Gupta, Product Development Engineer, and Mr. Karan Wadhwa, Operations Engineer, Gemini Solutions Pvt Ltd. alumni CSE/IT, visited NCU on 25th July 2018 to share their “Life at NCU” with first year students during their Induction program. Both the speakers were grateful to fraternity of NCU for providing them the platform to grow. They emphasized on thinking out of the box and regularly updating on latest trends. They shared their success story and advised the students to identify their strengths and enhance their skills in that area. Mr. Vineet is also Founder of a startup “Ingifto”. He shared the challenges faced by him in starting this venture and the satisfaction he has drawn in achieving his dream. They concluded by giving food for thought for all students “Stay Raw! Be more than most!”. The talk was organized by the alumni team of CSE/IT Department comprising of Dr. Rita Chhikara, Dr. Yogita Gigras, Ms. Garima Sharma.

Workshop attended on “Digital India Programme” at Centre of e-Governance

A group of 28 B.Tech CSE students from Ist semester attended the workshop on “Digital India Programme” at Centre of e-Governance (CeG), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), New Delhi on 03.08.18. The students learnt about the e-Governance projects being implemented through National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), to bring in efficiency and effectiveness in citizen-centric services, socio-economic transformation, especially in the fields of education, health, skill-building, entrepreneurship and in creating employment opportunities. Three of our students won prizes in the Digital India Quiz. Two faculty members Dr. Jyoti Sahni and Ms. Kanika Gupta accompanied the students for the visit.

Industry Visit to DNA Automation

Dr Nitin Malik, EECE and Dr. Jyotsna, CSE got an opportunity to visit Industry (DNA Automation) in Faridabad from 30-31st may 2018 and learn hands-on on the latest in the field of Automation. They got to work upon relays, circuit breakers and industrial-scale PLC and SCADA (Supervisory Control and data requisition systems).The official from the DNA automation also took them to other ancillary organizations within the Faridabad city which manufactures electrical panels. They have a close look at how the electrical switchgear equipment’s are manufactured and assembled into the panels according to predesign.

Workshop on IoT for school students

A workshop on IoT has been conducted on 04th September 2018 in department of CSE&IT for school students. The objective of the event was to create interest among students for technical education and to publicize the academic programs offered by various departments and schools of our University among senior secondary students. Getting acquainted with program objectives would help them to choose right field for their graduation. Total 30 students participated in the workshop. Out of these 30 students, 8 students were from Salwan Public School, Sector- 15 Gurugram. They were class XI students and showed interest in learning during the workshop. A teacher Ms. Asha was also accompanied with them. Rest of the 22 students were from S.D. Memorial School, Madanpuri, Gurugram. These were the class XII students participated along with their teacher. The number of participants were as per our expectation since we have the labs to accommodate only maximum 30 students. A workshop had been planned for the school students for the duration of 2 Hrs. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Prerna Singhal along with the final year student volunteers. The Director of School of Professional Attachment came during the workshop and interacted with students and guide them for choosing the right career after school. For the token of appreciation, Director, SPA distributed the participation certificates to all participants of the workshop. After the workshop, the refreshment packets were distributed.

B.Tech. third year students, Ansh, Aman and Anchit under the guidance of faculty coordinators Dr. Jyotsna, Mr. Sandeep and orator Ms. Prerna coordinated the whole event right from choosing schools, sending invitations, calling for confirmation and to conduct the event. Technical staff Mr. Akhand and Mr. Sujit helped the students during the workshop for kits distribution, connections and trouble shooting.

Industrial Visit to IBM Research Lab, Delhi

A Group of 23 students and faculty members namely Dr.Vijendra Singh and Ms.Priyanka Rastogi visited IBM Research Lab, Delhi on 24 July 2018 to see their R&D lab and the latest innovation in the areas of Artificial Intelligence. IBM researchers presented a demo on innovations done in IBM during last 50 years. They also discussed about technology areas such as IoT, Robotics, Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. The visit was organised by Dr. Vijendra Singh.

Guest Lecture on cyber security

A Guest lecture was organized for CSE PhD scholars and faculties working on cyber security domain with Dr.  Dhananjoy on 28th August 2018. Dr Dhananjoy is working with scientific analysis group (SAG), DRDO. He discussed about trends in Quantum computing, Upcoming areas in Cyber Security Research, and applications of Cryptography in Quantum Computing. He also clarified doubts of scholars and faculty in their PhD problems and suggested some potential research topics. The lecture was organized by Dr Geetika, Ms Anjali and Ms Mehak.

Workshop on Machine Learning

The Dept of CSE&IT organized a workshop for all engineering students of 1st, 2nd and 3rd Years, faculties and scholars in the area of Machine Learning (ML) which was conducted by Mr Prateek Narang, Co-founder Coding Blocks, New Delhi, on 6 Sept 2018. The workshop included different machine learning approaches for classification, clustering, regression and forecasting using Python programming platform.

The students learned about various real time applications of different ML approaches and performed practical implementation on sample datasets. The workshop was coordinated by Dr Jyoti Sahni, Associate Professor.

Alumni meet – Departments of CSE&IT and EECE

Departments of CSE&IT and EECE organize an Alumni Meet on 1 Sept 2018 in which 70 alumni graced the occasion. The event was inaugurated by the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries and Alumnni Mr Adish and Mr Archit (Class of 2000). Vice-Chancellor, Prof. HB Raghavendra motivated the alumni to stay connected with the University to build a stronger campus to corporate connection.

Anisha, BTech, 3rd Year gave a scintillating Odissi dance performance. An audio-visual game was organized in which all alumni participated with zeal and enthusiasm. Ms Jyotika Pruthi, Assistant Professor, Dept of CSE and Ms Amanpreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Dept of EECE gave a presentation on the achievements of their respective departments focusing on some projects developed by students for the betterment of the society. The alumni shared their experiences in and after NCU. The event concluded on a happy note with the giving of mementos to our alumni by Prof. HB Raghavendra and vote of thanks by Dr Rita Chhikara which was followed by a group photograph and lunch.  The event was coordinated by the Alumni Team comprising of Dr Rita Chhikara, Dr Yogita Gigras, Ms Garima Sharma and Mr Vijay Budakoti,   Dept of CSE, Ms Amanpreet Kaur, Dept of EECE and Mr Shakeel, SPA.

Guest Lecture on Cyber Security

The Department of CSE/IT organized a guest lecture on “Cybersecurity” followed by interaction with students on studying at Ireland by Dr. Michael Hegarty, ITB Ireland, on 23rd Feb 2018. Dr Michael Hegarty is a faculty in Digital Forensics and Information Technology in ITB Ireland since 2012. The Lecture was attended by B.Tech and students. The Lecture was coordinated by Dr. Rita Chhikara and Ms Mehak Khurana.