Expert lecture on Industry Automation and Programmable Logic Controller
The Dept of Mechanical Engineering and the Dept of EECE jointly organized an expert lecture on today's highly demanding topic of 'Industry Automation and Programmable Logic Controller' by industry expert Ms Ripanjeet Kaur, Senior Engineer, Mitsubishi Electric India Private Ltd, Gurugram on 17 March 2017. The expert lecture was attended by ECE and ME students from 4th, 6th and 8th Semesters.
The detailed lecture covered the following areas:
Ms Ripanjeet also highlighted the type of work and research that was being done at Mitsubishi Electric at its various plants located worldwide. The future developments needed in the area of automation and PLC were were discussed by Ms Ripanjeet followed by an interactive session wherein students actively participated in clarifying their doubts. The talk was coordinated by Dr Shiv Manjaree Gopaliya, Dept of Mechanical Engg, Dr Anjali Garg and Ms Shaveta Arora, Dept of ECE.
NITTTR conducts training programme for teachers
The National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh offers Faculty Training Programmes in a wide variety of areas to train teachers, propagate ICT skills and induction training programmes to improve quality of technical education at NCU (Nodal Centre). The Dept of EECE organized a short term course in association with NITTTR Chandigarh on ‘Embedded World through ICT’ from 21 to 24 March 2017 at the University. The programme was designed around the following major topics:
The Course upgraded knowledge and programming skills of the faculty, research scholars and technical staff of the Dept of EECE. The course included interfacing of PIC with the real world and the latest trends in embedded systems in IoT and Android Platform used in industrial applications. The training was coordinated by Ms Amanpreet Kaur, Nodal Coordinator, Dept of EECE.
QEEE programme of IIT Madras
Under the QEEE programme of IIT Madras special lectures were held on 18, 20 and 23 Jan 2017 on ‘Stability Analysis - Control Systems’ for 2nd Year BTech EECE students in the Dept of EECE. 43 students received completion certificates with 42 receiving excellent grades from IIT Madras. The faculty coordinator for the programme was Dr Anjali Garg.
Guest Lecture by Mr LN Visvanathan
A guest lecture by Mr LN Visvanathan, Vice president (Production), Exicom Telesystems Pvt Ltd, Gurugram was organized on 27 Feb 2017 on the topic ‘Surface Mounted Technologies’. The lecture was attended by 2nd & 3rd Year BTech ECE students. The lecture included career oriented talks and job opportunities for students of Electronics and Communication Engineering. Students and faculty got an idea of the latest trends in the industry. The lecture was coordinated by Dr Sharda Vashisth and Ms Kusum Grewal Dangi. [ECE2017G003]
Spoken Tutorial Project of IIT Bombay
The Spoken Tutorial Project is about teaching and learning a particular FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) like Linux, Scilab, LaTeX, Perl, Ruby, Oscad, PHP & MySQL, Java, C/C++, LibreOffice etc. via an easy video tool. The students of the Dept of EECE (2nd, 4th and 6th Sem) were enrolled for C++, Java and Latex and CSE (2nd , 4th and 6th Sem ) were enrolled for Advance C/C++/CPP, Ruby, Python and PHP, Python and PHP. Students of Dept of CEE were enrolled for Inkspace.
The workshops and online test of these subjects were conducted in the Department of CSE and the workshops from 24-29 April for ECE and CEE students. The faculty coordinator for the the whole process was Ms Pooja Sabherwal.
Career Counselling Session at The Maurya School
A Career Counselling session was organised by NCU at The Maurya School, Gurugram on 25 April 2017 for students of classes 9-12. The session was on ‘Career Options in Engineering, Management and Law’ and was delivered by Ms Jyotsna Singh, Dr Ashwini Sharma, Dr Anjali Garg and Mr Shankar Murlidharan. The session was attended by around 120 students and senior faculty members of the School.
Various career options with their pros and cons as well as basic requirements were shared with the students which will help them to get a good insight while selecting Engineering, Management, Law and other courses as career options. The students were also invited to visit NCU's campus, its workshops and laboratories to relate to practical aspects of what was delivered in the session taken.
Two students Mohd Afnan Qureshi (13ECU084) and Karan Sethi(13ECU062), Dept of EECE participated in the State level quiz competition on Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy, organized by New and Renewable Energy Department - HAREDA on 19 April 2017. The quiz was held at Akshay Urja Bhawan, HAREDA office, Panchkula. They were representing Gurugram district of Haryana. The quiz comprised of international and national events such as Earth Day, efficiency of fuels, abbreviations, chemical and physical properties of components etc.
Guest Lecture on Internet of Things
Department of Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering organized a guest lecture on 8th Feb 2017 by Mr. Mohit Grover, Head of Radio Access GSS-India, and Nokia Networks on “Internet of Things The lecture was arranged for VI semester ECE/EE students and coordinated by faculty Ms. Naresh Kumari and Ms. Charu Rana.
Mohit Grover currently heads the Radio Access business line at Nokia for Global Sales Support Function. Mohit is an accomplished professional with 19 years of experience in Mobile & Communication domain. He has worked with TCS & Aricent in the past where he was Software Program Manager leading multi-site teams and managing Software R&D projects. Mohit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from Pune University and a Post Graduate Diploma is Management.
Theme of the Lecture was based on an increasingly growing technology “Internet of things”. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the network of physical objects that feature an IP address for internet connectivity, and the communication that occurs between these objects and other Internet-enabled devices and systems.
Guest lecture on Future Trends in IT Infrastructure Services
A guest lecture by Mr. Aman Chandna, Service Delivery Manager. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), was conducted by EECE Department on 10.11.2016 from 10:30 am to 11:30 pm in room no. N309. The lecture was attended 3rd year and 4th Year ECE students.
Mr Aman is having a vast experience of 11+years in TCS at various levels. He is managing the Media Account Services, leading network, security and storage backup. He had been L3 Network Engineer and worked on New Projects of Electronic Arts in California USA also.
Mr. Chandna covered future trends in IT infrastructure services like cloud computing, internet of things. The lecture extended with career oriented talks on job opportunities for Electronics and Communication Engineering in the related field. It was a very informative session where students and faculty got idea of latest trends going in industry.
Mr. Aman delivering the lecture
Organizing Faculty: Ms. Shaveta Arora and Ms. Kusum Grewal Dangi.
Expert Lecture on Smart Cities
A guest lecture by Jeevan Talgaonkar, General Manager & Head Practice Business Operations, Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd. (a Swedish MNC) , was conducted by EECE Department on 27.10.2016 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am in room no. N307. The lecture was attended by EECE Dept., 3rd year and 4th Year ECE students of BTech and 2nd year MTech ECE students.
Mr. Talgaonkar covered Internet of Things, 3G (LTE), 4G followed by latest happenings in 5G in industries.The lecture extended with career oriented talks on Job opportunities for Electronics and Communication Engineering. It was a very informative session where students and faculty got idea of latest trends going in industry.
Organizing Faculty: Dr. Anjali Garg, Ms. Kusum Grewal Dangi and Dr. Sharda Vashishth.
Mr. Talgaonkar delivering lecture on Smart cities
Expert Lecture on Internet of Things
Ms. Gayathri Magie from IBM North America Team who leads Academic Initiative for Internet of Things addressed Students and Faculty members at The NorthCap University to build their awareness on Internet of Things. It was a two-hour informative session delivered from 11:30 am-1:30pm on August 3, 2016 at University Auditorium.
Ms. Gayathri Magie is the Business Development Executive leading the IBM Watson Internet of Things Academic Initiative. Ms. Gayathri collaborates with educational institutions worldwide to help faculty and students build IoT skills leveraging IBM resources and platforms available for academia. She has been with IBM-US since 2001 and has 18 years of Information Technology experience working on worldwide teams and projects across various aspects of the business, including product development, customer support, project management, product management, and sales.
Ms. Gayatri introduced the concept of ‘Internet of things” to the students and faculty using many examples and case studies shown using pictures and videos. She then introduced the concept of IBM WATSON to the students. The students were required to register on the IBM Watsson website from which they could download various open source software and also design IoT applications.
Her lecture was followed by a Q&A session, where students asked very informative questions and Ms. Gayatri answered them and satisfied their curiosity.
Day & Date : Saturday, 30th Jan., 2016
Time : 09:00AM to 05:00PM
Venue : VLSI Design Lab., Room No. 304
Topic 1: Implement any sequential and combinational design using Xilinx Vivado Tool :Discuss on architecture Wizard, Pins Assignment and IP integrator feature of Vivado
Topic 2: Architecture Wizard and Pins Assignment : Explain Xilinx design constraint, Hardware debugging feature and How to use it in design using Vivado.
Topic 3 : Hardware Debugging: Use Mark Debug feature and Integrated Logic Analyzer (ILA) core to debug the hardware.
Mr. Rishi Anani delivering the lecture at seminar hall at NCU, Gurugram.
EECE Faculty in the Concluding Session of the 6-Day Faculty Development Program
Six days Faculty Development Program (FDP) was organized in December, 2015 for the faculty members of EECE department. The theme of the FDP was “Latest Trends in Industry and Research”, which indeed was fulfilled with variety of talks from engineering, teaching and research fields.
The FDP program covered various aspects like talks on motivational topics like Emotional Intelligence, Smart cities and Sustainable development, Satellite Communication trends, its growth; challenges etc in addition to the talks on current technologies by eminent professors from IIT Delhi and experts from industries. Academicians extracted time from their busy schedules to deliver lectures on emerging technologies like ‘Smart Grid &Grid Integration of Large Capacity Renewable Energy Sources’, ‘Optical wireless communication: Challenges and solutions and ‘Basics of Electronic Warfare’. Expert from Ericsson presented about the latest technology trends in IP multimedia System.
Ms. Sharda Vashisth, Ms. Mona Aggarwal and Ms. Amanpreet Kaur organized a one Day Workshop on current trends in signal and image processing on 6 November 2015 in collaboration with Designtech Systems (Mathswork). The emphasis was given on Signal Processing, Image Processing toolboxes. 30 students from B.Tech (ECE) and M.Tech (ECE) took part in the workshop. Some modules on Electronics and Signal processing were taught and their simulink models were explained and designed. Students found it helpful in handling projects and trainings based on signal and image processing.
An industrial visit was organized for B.Tech 6th sem students on 4th March,2016 to Sona koyo Steering.The Sona Group has engineering capabilities in the areas of electronic power steering, machining and assembly, precision forging, cold & hot forging and heat treatment. The Group’s range of products primarily consists of steering and driveline components for the automotive OEM segment namely passenger cars, utility vehicles, commercial vehicles and specialty vehicles. The students also got opportunity to visit Research and development lab. This was coordinated by Pankaj Rakheja, Mandeep Singh and Ms Nidhi Sharma.
An industrial visit was organized for B.Tech 6th sem students on 26th Feb, 2016 to Krishna Maruti Ltd. Sector 3, IMT Manesar. This visit was useful for students to give them practical exposure to Manufacturing of Electronics Components of Car and Assemblies for Motor Vehicles and their Engines, Stamping etc. which they study in their course curriculum. This was coordinated by Pankaj Rakheja, Sidharth Bhatia and Ms Amanpreet Kaur.
On 26th Feb,2016 EECE conducted an Industrial visit to Nokia Siemen’s Networks, NSN , Cyber Greens in DLF Phase 3 in Gurugram. Around 30 students of 6th semester ECE and M.Tech ECE were taken for the visit to understand the concepts of Wireless and Mobile Communications better. The students were first told about the components of GSM and the working of each of them and WCDMA and LTE in the company conference hall and then they were shown all these in their labs. The students were very interactive and asked a lot of questions. The technical person, Mr Kashif, also gave the students his phone number and mail id in case they have any queries regarding the content of the visit. Overall a very fruitful visit with which the students were very happy. The visit was coordinated by Ms Anita Sharma, Ms Mona Aggarwal and Ms Naresh Kumari.
Department of EECE organized one day industrial visit of B.Tech (ECE) 3rd year students to AutoExpo 2016, on 9th February 2016. This visit gave them practical exposure to what’s new the vehicles are imparting for Go Green drive, network management for new driverless car, which are the part of their curriculum. The visit was coordinated by Ms Pooja Sabherwal, Ms Kusum Grewal Dangi and Mr Nitin Garg.
The industry visit has been organized for EE 4th sem students to GIS Substation, Sohna Road, Gurugram on 25th Jan’16.
Faculty Coordinators: Jyothi Varanasi , Pavan Ketherpal
This SUBSTATION is made to overcome the electricity crises and to meet the power demand of Gurugram region at Haryana. Presently this SUBSTATION consists of 2 x 315MVA, 400/220kV Transformers which will deliver power of approximately > 550MW. The supply is step downed by two nos. of 315MVA Transformer from 400kV to 220kV & is fed to Haryana Vidyut Parashan Nigam Limited (HVPNL) by four outgoing feeders.This project is equipped with latest technology of GIS System, GIS stands for Gas Insulated Switchgear in which switchgear assemblies (CB, DS, ES, CT, PT etc.) are enclosed in a metal enclosed chamber which in filled with gas( SF6 gas) and the enclosure is earthed. The total land used in this project is 9.5 acres.In this substation double bus single Breaker scheme has been used.The metal enclosure is made of non-corrosive aluminium. Due to light weight of aluminium, costly foundations are no longer required.
Guest Lecture on “Thin Film: Its Characterization and Application”
Seminar/Talk on “Perovskite Photoanode for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell”
Guest Lecture on “Role of IEEE in Technical Education”
Webinar on “Career Guidance”
Workshop on LATEX
Mock aptitude test
Mock Aptitude Test for Final Year Engineering Students
Coordinator – Faculty
Dr. Vinay Budhraja, Associate Professor, Department of EECE
Dr. Neeraj Kr. Shukla, Associate Professor, Department of EECE
Ms. Amanpreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of EECE
Major activity areas of SCL Chandigarh are:
The students found the visit very informative and interesting as it gave them an insight of a power distribution system.
Mr. Gian Chandra
Mr Pavan Khetrapal
Manika Kathuria at optics and Photonics Conference at San Diego, USA
GRIDTECH 2015(5th International Exhibition & Conference)The students of NCU made the university proud again as they surprised the global leaders in electrical domain and the top most colleges of India by marking their presence and securing the 2nd runners up position in student’s innovation pavilion held in GRIDTECH 2015 (5th International Exhibition & Conference) at ITPO, PragatiMaidan, New Delhi from 8th to 10th APRIL, 2015. They were also rewarded with appreciation and cash prize.The final year ECE students namely HimanshuVaswani, Yash Gupta, Sumit Gupta demonstrating Dexto:Eka (The humanoid Robot) stunned the crowd by presenting in front of them something that is never seen in such a competition. They had the wonderful opportunity of being in the presence of eminent delegates from all over the world. The student Innovation Pavilion was conceived to reward innovative projects from around the country, where entries from over 5000 institutions around the country were invited by Powergrid Corporation of India (PGCIL).