CSE Department organized Orator’s Crux Event
The Phoenix club of Department of Computer Science at Chandigarh Engineering College organized an event “ORATOR’S CRUX” on 12th September, 2018. The event was organized in the Seminar Hall of Block 3 from 9:30am to 4:30pm. The faculty coordinators were Ms.Lofty Sahi and Ms.Sapna Saini and the student coordinators were Daksh Kohli and Bhumika Vimani from CSE department. The event was conducted in three rounds. Round 1- was an extempore round. Students were given a topic “fortune wheel” in which were to speak for 1 minute and 30 seconds. Round 2- was of group discussion and round 3 was a debate round. All the participants put forth their views and arguments skillfully and convincingly. Unnanti Bindal was adjudged first, Ayushi Panchal second and Babbal Pratap Singh third. The organizers believed that such types of events help in developing essential skills of public speaking, improves the communication skills and also go a long way to boost confidence of students to face the audience comfortably.
CSE Department organized Industrial Visit to NIELIT
CSE Department, CEC organized Industrial visit to National Institute of Electronics and Information technology (NIELIT), C-134, Phase-8, Industrial Area, Mohali on 23rdAugust2018 for B.Tech CSE 3rd Semester students of GH group. A team of 50 students along with two faculty members Ms. Navdeep Kaur and Ms. Ravpreet visited NIELIT. Industrial visit is considered as one of the tactical methods of teaching. The main reason behind this is, it lets the student know things practically through interaction about the working methods and employment practices. Moreover, it gives exposure from an academic point of view. The main aim of this industrial visit was to provide an exposure to the students about the practical working environment as it provides students a good opportunity to gain full awareness about industrial practices.
CSE Department organized an Industrial visit to National Institute of Electronics and Information technology
A team of 52 students of B.Tech 2nd year Computer Science Engineering visited National Institute of Electronics and Information technology(NIELIT), C-134, Phase-8, Industrial Area, Mohali on 21stAugust2018. The visit was organized by Computer Science Department of Chandigarh Engineering College which was accompanied by two faculty members of the department Dr.Shubpreet Kaur and Ms Priyanka. The objective of this visit was to provide an exposure to students about practical working environment and to provide them an insight regarding internal working of companies. With an aim to go beyond academics, industrial visit provides student a practical perspective on the world of work.
CSE DEPARTMENT ORGANIZED EXPERT SESSION ON “RASPBERRY PI
An Expert session on Raspberry PI was organized by CSE Department on 25th July 2018 for 3rd Year B.Tech CSE students and few M.Tech students. The objective of this expert session was to introduce students to a new topic Raspberry Pi, its components and its usage in day to day applications and appliances.T he session was conducted in four batches and the duration of each session was of one hour.
The Session started with an introduction by Mr Rishi Kohli, Director (TIMTS, Mohali) and Rashi Rawat, Center Head (TIMTS Mohali) wherein they gave a brief introduction about themselves, the institute, their purpose of coming to CGC, the trending technologies, and most importantly they had a small talk on the topic “Raspberry Pi “with the students. The seminar was further continued by our Sr Technical Trainer Mr. Vimal Mishra who has a good industrial exposure in this field.
He started the seminar by showing an AVI related to the topic. He further explained that Raspberry Pi is a single board credit/debit card size microcomputer which can be used at places where we desire to use a computer with a low processing speed. He explained the different components of the Raspberry Pi one by one and told the students how its components are similar to the components of a computer. The students were also explained that how Raspberry Pi is used with IOT.
The students were given examples of different projects where Raspberry Pi is being used. The detailed examples included Smart Mirror, CCTV, Media Center, Office etc. The students were shown a Raspberry Pi so that they could relate to the topics that were taught to them. In the end, the students were shown a small demo on Raspberry Pi.
CSE Department organized Expert session on 'IOT' Internet of Things and Robotics
CSE Department of Chandigarh Engineering College organized an Expert session on ‘IOT’ Internet of Things in association with Times Institute of Management & Technical Studies, Mohali on 24th July 2018 for CSE 5th semester students. The basic idea of the session was to introduce the students to IOT and to tell them how it is going to become a part of our day to day life in coming years. The session was conducted in 3 batches and the duration for each batch was 1 hour. The session for the first batch started at 10 am in the morning and lasted till 11:10am. The session for the second batch started at 11:15am in the morning and lasted till 12:00pm. For third batch it started at 12:05pm in the afternoon, and lasted till 1:05pm.
The Session was initiated by Mr Rishi Kohli, Director (TIMTS,Mohali) and Rashi Rawat, Center Head (TIMTS Mohali) wherein they gave a brief introduction about themselves, the Institute, their purpose of coming to CGC , the trending technologies, the advantages of learning new technologies. They also explained that how these technologies are going to make the students more employable in future .The session began by showing an AVI to the students that how IOT will be able to automate all the activities in our day to day life.
The session was taken further forward by our Sr. Technical Trainer Mr Vimal Mishra, who hails from Kanpur UP. He is M tech in Electronics Engineering. He had also done a Post Graduate Diploma in IOT from C-DAC Pune and he has a good industrial exposure in the same field. During the session, his main idea was to introduce students not only to the basics of IOT, but also to relate it to daily life applications and its scope in future. The students were fully involved as they were asking questions about the topics that they have already studied like IP, Internet ,Sensors ,Actuators ,Cloud etc and how these topics are inter related to IOT. Students were shown videos on automation and were told how world is progressing towards automation. The trainer emphasized the importance of learning about emerging technologies like IOT and also about the upcoming jobs in automation for various branches.
The Students were also given brief information about Robotics that how companies are automating their machine and processes with the help of Robots to increase their productivity and speed of operations. A number of examples of different manufacturing industries were given and they were also told as to how robots are being used to do a particular task in manufacturing companies. The students were informed that how the branches like CSE , IT, Electronics , Mechatronics, Mechanical are going to get benefited in terms of jobs if they learn robotics because people who are skilled in fields like IOT and Robotics are surely going to be in great demands by the companies in future. In the end the students were shown a small demo on IOT.
Faculty Development Programme on AWS Educate- Teach Tomorrow's cloud Workforce Today
CSE department organized a one day Faculty Development Programme on ‘AWS Educate- Teach Tomorrow’s cloud Workforce Today’ on 7th May, 2018. Mr. Sam Harris and Mr. Amit Nevetia were the guests from Amazon as the Amazon has its collaboration with cloud services. Mr. Sam is working on this platform for the last 5 years. He guided the faculty regarding AWS educate on various parameters like ‘How to access, what all to access in 28 areas from 4 main modules’.
Er. AC Sharma and Dr. JS Khattra, the Principals of Chandigarh Engineering College & College of Engineering and Dr. Amit Verma , Head of CSE Department presented the guests with a token of honour. The session (from 2 pm to 5pm) was conducted at the IBM lab in WILSON block.
Industrial Visit to Pi-Soft Informatics Private Limited, Mohali
Computer Science Department organized an industrial visit to Pi-Soft Informatics Private Limited, Mohali on 8th February 2018 for CSE 4th & 6th semester students. The purpose of industrial visits was to get the basic knowledge about working of the industry, and to gain an in depth knowledge so as to modify the skills and abilities accordingly. These industrial visits help the students widen the horizons of learning. The visit also provides first-hand knowledge about the organizational structures and modes of operation in different industries.
Industrial Visit to Neonex Technology
Computer Science Department organized an industrial visit to Neonex Technology Mohali Centre for CSE 4th & 6th semester students on 7th February 2018. The objective of the visit was to provide students an opportunity to gain full awareness about industrial practices. The department believes that such visits give more practical exposure to the students and also helps to bridge the gap between classroom and the real work environment. Industrial visits lay emphasis on correlating theory with practice. The visits to these prominent industries gave the students an opportunity to observe the manufacturing processes and interact with the industry experts for getting real life application oriented projects.
Industrial Visit to CS Soft Solutions
An industrial visit to CS Soft Solutions, Mohali was organized for CSE 4th & 6th semester students on 6th February 2018 by Computer Science Department. The purpose of the visit was to provide an exposure to the students about practical working environment and to provide students an insight regarding internal working of companies. With an aim to go beyond academics, industrial visit provides student a practical insight and experiential learning.
One Day Workshop on Cloud Computing and Web Services
The department of Computer Science & Engineering organized one day workshop on Cloud computing and web services on 05-01-2018. Prof. Iqbaldeep Kaur, an Associate Professor, CSE department administered the hands-on practical workshop on the basics of cloud computing and demonstrated the use of cloud web services by launching a server on cloud. The workshop had outline of various topics as Introduction to cloud computing and web services Cloud Deployment Models, Cloud Service models, Acquaintance with leading Cloud providers and their compute, storage services Project tasks on instance creation, auto-scaling and load balancing on cloud. The participants of the workshop included the class representative students of all the classes under CSE department. The workshop concluded with the demonstration of a server instance launch with details of configurations and the scope of Cloud computing in the paradigm of Computer Science and IT. The students were given project assignment tasks for further exploration of the cloud services.
Faculty Development Program on Cognitive Analytics
Computer Science Department organized three days Faculty Development Program on Cognitive Analytics in November 2017. The Program included discussion on IBM Watson tool, concepts related to cognitive and concepts of Watson Analytics. The FDP also included hands on experience on IBM Watson by uploading data, asking questions and discovering insights and also creating dashboard on IBM Watson. A test was also conducted in the first half based on the concepts covered on day 1. Second day of FDP included essentials of Hadoop & Big Data using IBM Info sphere big insights in which the topics covered were Hadoop Commands, Map Reduce: Word count Problem, Name Node & Data Nodes, Difference between Job Tracker and Task Tracker and Compression techniques. On the third day of FDP there was an evaluation on the topics covered on Day 2. Practical work on HIVE was also done on the same day.