A workshop on VLSI Design was conducted by TrueChip, a leading provider of Design and Verification solutions in VLSI Design for BTech (ECE) 3rd & 4th Sem and MTech (ECE) 1st & 3rd Sem students on 6 Sept 2018. It provided information about VLSI industry, Chip designing, SoC Design Flow/ SOC Architecture, HDL, Verilog, Modeling, Sequential circuit coding using Behavioral Modeling, Testbench creation, writing sample Testcase to verify the design etc. The workshop was organized by the Dept of EECE and coordinated by Dr Neeraj Kumar Shukla, Associate Professor.
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.
The Dept of EECE organized an expert lecture on ‘How to convert an Idea into Patent’ by Prof BK Sarkar, Project Director, TCS-G Software Pvt Ltd Pune, for all members of the faculty on 14 Aug 2018. The expert himself has 59 patents till date and has sold five patents for 1.40 Cr He enlightened the faculty members about the process of writing and filing of patents and further processes required to publish, sale and develop a patent. It was an interactive session where faculty and research scholars from all the Schools actively participated and clarified their doubts. The lecture was coordinated by Dr Sharda Vashishtha and Ms Kusum Grewal Dangi.
The Dept of EECE organized a special session on ‘Ace your Interview’ for students of BTech, ECE, Final-year by Ms Shikha Malhotra, Certified Image Consultant on 8 August 2018. It was a rigorous 2.5 hour session on innovative and unique techniques of facing interviews including proper communication, showcasing strengths and identifying weaknesses. Live session on body language and mock interviews were conducted by Ms Shikha. Students found the session beneficial, especially with the placement season starting soon. The guest lecture was coordinated by Dr Rekha Vig, Associate Professor.
Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. has organized Mitsubishi Electric Cup-2018, the National level competition for factory automation skill for engineering students, in association with Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. Our The NorthCap University is being represented by a team of four students (Team Adroit), under the guidance of Dr. Anjali Garg, in the Mitsubishi Electric Cup 2018 competition. Team Adroit has developed a Smart Drainage Management System (SDMS), which aims to prevent water clogging. The team has cleared the first round and has been shortlisted amongst the top 35 teams out of 150+ teams from all over India. The final competition was held on 15th-17th February, 2018, in Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It was a great experience to learn many things during this event, especially the real time experience in presenting a big hardware live project to a team of experts from all over India. Everyone appreciated a lot and suggested to move forward and approach government for the commercialization of this project as this project has good relevance to social need and health. Participation in this competition also enhances the visibility of the University and practical exposure to the participants. Special thanks to NCU authorities for supporting the team to represent NCU and participate in this event.