Mohit Yadav (13ECU087), final year student BTech Electronics & Communication and President of SPIE Student Chapter at The NorthCap University attended the International Conference of SPIE Optics and Photonics held at San Diego, California, USA from 26 Aug – 1 Sep 2016. Mohit made a presentation of poster of the SPIE Student Chapter NCU at the Conference and attended sessions, lectures and proceedings on varied topics including nanoscience, nano engineering, quantum science, optical engineering applications, organic photonics, optics and many more. He got a good international exposure and many internships/ higher studies offer at the job fare held at the Conference. He also got an opportunity to interact with senior professors and functionaries of various organizations, thus establishing a good professional network with eminent professors and experts for The NorthCap University and himself. Mohit had received a grant of $3300 from SPIE to attend the conference.
Sushma Y (15CSU243), one of the founding members of the University's Optical Society (OSA) Chapter is proceeding to represent OSA Student Chapter at a student leadership conference and FiO Congress to be held at New York, USA from 15-21 October 2016. She will be presenting reports on youth education outreach programs and NCU Student Chapter activities. Dr Hukum Singh (Chapter Advisor) has encouraged the students to join OSA and avail more such opportunities. He says, "Every year one Student Chapter member should continue to get an opportunity to represent our Chapter at this annual conference."
Urvika Gola (14CSU225) and Pranav Jain (13CSU088) were invited as student delegates at three conferences in September 2016. They attended CII Startup Conclave 2016 at Hotel Taj Palace, Delhi on 20 September 2016. The conference was about upcoming ventures and government support for startups. During the Conclave, they interacted with founder of Infosys, NIIT, Shopclues and officials from Government of India.
On 23 September 2016, they attended CII Leveraging Technology in Education at ITC Maurya, Delhi which was graced by the presence of Vice-Chancellors, Principals, HoDs, Deans from leading universities and colleges across the nation. Urvika and Pranav got an opportunity to interact with officials from Intel, HP, Microsoft, Govt. of India.
They finally attended the PyCon India 2016 held at JNU, Delhi from 24-25 September 2016. PyCon India, the premier conference in India on using and developing the Python programming language is conducted annually by the Python developer community. During the event, they interacted with experts from industries like Microsoft, DigitalOcean, Jet Brains, Red Hat and Ibibo.