one day International Conference

The School of law organised one day International Conference on the theme “Interface between Technology and Law: Moving toward Digital India” held on November 05, 2018. The conference was inaugurated by Jozef Drofenik, Ambassador and Plenipotentiary, Republic of Slovenia accompanied by First Lady Dr. Ala Adamia from Romania. His Excellency spoke on impact of technology on law by giving brief acumen of law employing new technologies to pursue goals which were pursued by other technologies in the past like in case of e-document, the e-signature, the payment of obligations through e-money and discussed their position in other European nations.

The keynote address of the event was given by Prof. Nuzhat Praveen Khan, Head and Dean, Faculty of law, Jamia Milia Islamia. She highlighted on the issues related to technological advancements of society which have given intensification alarms in relation to integrity and security of cyber space, social networking sites, information, trust and privacy, Consumer Protection, taxation issues, jurisdictional questions, and intellectual property rights issues and electronic transactions, etc. The inaugural session was followed by three technical session under different themes. The 69 delegates across the country including two foreign delegates participated in the event. All the participants received certificates of paper presentation.

Spark Talks – Nothing Can stop a Great Idea

Department of Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering and IEEE-NCU Society  organized a one day Seminar in collaboration with Spark Talks on 3rd November 2018 on  motivating and inspiring  theme  “Nothing Can stop a Great Idea” in Auditorium, The NorthCap University, Gurugram.  Spark Talks is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world,  believe  in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world with a motto “Unleash the Spark in You”. The speakers of the event provided an insight to audience that finding your true power in this modern day era, is most important of all. The students and professionals from different colleges and backgrounds attended the event.

Speaker #1  Richa Maheswari (CEO at Richa Maheswari Films & photography | TEDx speaker |Gold Medalist fashion comm. & Nominee in Young woman Entrepreneur

Speaker #2 Guilherme Petrin (Co-founder & Head-India at 12 Min. App)

Speaker #3  Akash Gupta (Co-founder & CEO at Mobcy)

The speakers shared their experiences, opinions and success stories with the audience.  Ms. Richa  Maheswari  shared her life story and journey of remarkable success,  which was especially  motivating for  all the woman present.

Mr. Guilherme Petrin  talk was related to the development and explanation of the App  12minutes, which is indeed a powerful and inspiring tool for self development. The app 12 min. provides the microbooks in the form of summarized ideas and concepts in various non- fiction domains in four languages.

Mr. Akash Gupta delivered an excellent and inspiring talk  about  Mobcy,  his  environment friendly, last mile commuting solution to the society in the form of Mobycy. The talk  provided the encouragement and the insight to the audience  that nothing can stop a great idea.

The ceremony ended with the Vote of Thanks by Ms. Naresh Kumari, Assistant Professor-EECE, IEEE-NCU Branch Counsellor. The event was coordinated by students Mr. Virendra Pratap Singh, Ms.Ritika Sharma, Mr. Yashdeep and  team under the guidance of  Ms. Naresh Kumari and  Dr. Sharda Vashisth, HOD-EECE.

The NorthCap University signs Partnership Agreement with Providence University, Taiwan

The NorthCap University (NCU), Gurugram, signed Partnership Agreement with Providence University, Taiwan on 23 October 2018. Both universities have agreed to undertake joint research activities and publications, participation in seminars and academic meetings, exchange of academic materials, other information and special short-term academic programmes.

The Agreement was signed by Prof. Chuan Yi Tang, President, Providence University, Taiwan and Vice-Chancellor Prof. H B Raghavendra which shall remain in force for an indefinite period of time from 23 October 2018. This partnership provides NCU with extensive research opportunities.

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.