Chair Session In IEEE Conference
Dr. Bikram Pal Kaur working as a Professor in the Department of Information Technology, Chandigarh Engineering College, Landran was invited for chairing the special session Track 7.5, Advancement in Machine Learning Techniques in the INDIACOM 2018, the 5th IEEE International Conference on “Computing for Sustainable Global Development” on 16th March 2018 at BVICAM, New Delhi. Dr. Bikram Pal Kaur chaired the special session on the topic “Advancement in Machine Learning Techniques” which was highly informative. A total of around 450 delegates from Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, UK, USA, Taiwan, Nigeria and India attended the conference.
Chair Session In IEEE Conference
Dr.Parminder Singh, Associate Professor, Department of IT, Chandigarh Engineering College, Landran was invited for chairing the special session on “Emerging Trends in Computer Science and Information Technology ”in INDIACOM 2018, the 5th IEEE International Conference on “Computing for Sustainable Global Development” held on 16th March 2018 at BVICAM, New Delhi. The Special Session spans the entire spectrum of computer science and information technology ranging from foundational topics in the theory of computing to information and communication science and technology and a broad variety of interdisciplinary application fields.
The aim of the conference was to bring together eminent academicians, Scientists, Engineers, Researchers , technocrats, government representatives, social visionaries and experts from all strata of society of the world to deliberate on various issues related to Global Computing sustainability, generate new knowledge and to foster collaborations for future research. The three day conference from 14thMarch to 16th March 2018 included keynote speakers, paper presentations and posters. A total of about 450 delegates from Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, UK, USA, Taiwan, Canada and India attended the conference.
Principal’s Meet and Inspire Partnership Level Awards’ 18
Infosys organized Principals’ Meet’18 for all the Principals and SPoCs of Campus Connect Partnering Colleges on 16th March 2018 at Infosys, Chandigarh. The Program commenced at 9.30 am, with a Welcome address by Ms. Kamaljeet Kaur (Lead – ETA) .This year’s theme for the Principal’s meet was “Blended Learning”,
Following were the Key Objectives:
To review the status of the Infosys Campus Connect Programs
Share the Campus Recruitment Philosophy with all participants.
Interact with Senior management team
Felicitation and awards for partnering institutes and faculty members
Mr. Sundar KS, Associate Vice President -ETA and Head Campus Connect, Infosys Ltd. Mysore shared overall campus program status and IT landscape through video conferencing.
Through his speech, he discussed regarding various key topics such as the learning process in India, Power of teachers in today’s educational environment, changing scenarios in IT industry and need for automation/innovation. He also emphasized that students should become a solution provider along with problem finder.
Mr. Sundar KS session was followed by Ms. Shaan Vats, Lead, Talent Acquisition. She briefed on the entry level requirement process. She discussed basic communication skills requirements along with analytical and reasoning skills for IT Industry. She shared her thoughts on the topic “Need for self-learning”. It was also mentioned that that the Advanced Partner Institutions of Infosys Campus Connect and the concerned students undergoing Foundation Program Roll-out will be given significant preference during the entry level recruitment.
The next session was addressed by Ms. Manisha – Lead Principal – ETA. She shared her thoughts and knowledge on Microservices – New way of building applications which are currently utilized by companies such as Amazon, Uber, and Ola.
The program was followed by lunch at the food court.
The agenda of post lunch session was “Design thinking workshop”. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Manas Tyagi and Akshat Golas from learning and development team. The objective of this workshop was to make the participants understand the importance to empathize and active listening. Some brainstorming activities were also conducted during the session.
The culmination of the Brainstorming Session was followed by the felicitation and award distribution ceremony. The colleges which had rolled out the Foundation Program exceedingly well were applauded and felicitated. Efforts and Achievements of performing colleges were recognized by awarding certificates.
“Chandigarh Engineering College, Landran” has been recognized as Advanced Partner Institute in Infosys Campus Connect Program during the period January 2017 to December 2017. Two faculty members (Ms. Urmila Sharma & Ms. Heena Wadhwa) have been recognized as Gold & Bronze partner faculty under the Inspire-The Campus Connect Faculty Partnership model.
The conclusion of the Principals’ Meet 2018 was addressed by Ms. Kamaljeet Kaur with the feedback and closure Session
Expert Lecture on “Exploring Cloud Computing-Models, Challenges and Future”
Department of IT conducted an Expert lecture on “Exploring Cloud Computing-Models, Challenges and Future” on Thursday 08.03.2018. Expert lecture was organized for B-Tech IT 6th semester students and faculty. The lecture was conducted by Mrs. Amanpreet Kaur (Assistant professor IT department). The objective of the lecture was to explore the content of cloud computing, to discuss about the companies competing in Cloud Computing and to know its usage in the coming years.
Industrial Visit to Infosys
Department of INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, CEC Landran organised an industrial visit to Infosys Ltd., Chandigarh for 4th and 6th Semester students on 27th and 28th Feb, 2018 with an aim to give the feel of professional environment of software industry. Around 52 students of 6th Semester and 72 students of 4th Semester, along with some faculty members visited Infosys, Chandigarh Centre. Ms. Kanika from Education & Research Department addressed the students on the topic “Cloud Computing and Virtualization”. She explained the concepts by sharing examples pertaining to the current scenario. The students also participated in the discussion with full enthusiasm with Mr Shanky(Resource Person at Infosys). After the session, students took a tour with Mr. Mahender(Resource Person at Infosys) of the Infosys Campus to see the working arena, facilities like gymnasium, pharmacy, shopping complex, library, food court etc. The students visit to Infosys motivated them to be aware of latest technologies and ongoing industry trends. Mr. Naman(A Developer at Infosys) emphasized that Software Testing has emerged as one of the key areas where students can build their career in industry. He also discussed regarding current IT trends, how to get placement, mantras for success and answered number of queries posed by the students.
Industrial Visit of 2nd year Students to Sebiz InfoTech Pvt. Ltd.
IT department organized an industrial visit for 2nd year students on 10th Feb, 2018 to Sebiz Infotech Pvt. Ltd., Mohali. 59 students were accompanied by two faculty members. The company officials gave them presentations on different technologies being used in the company like: Networking, iOS, Android and Java. The students were informed about the pros of the respective courses and a brief introduction of each course was given by the faculty invited by the company. During the Introductory session the students were given a brief about Sebiz Company. Then were also given an overview of iOS Operating System and how it is different from other platforms. They learned about the size optimization of various applications and how iOS is designed for both technical managers seeking a high-level understanding of the platform as well as the developers warming up for a deep dive into programming for iOS.
Guest Lecture on Software Architecture Description and UML and Evaluation of Linux Operating System
Department of IT organized a guest lecture on “Software Architecture Description and UML” and “Evaluation of Linux Operating System” on Tuesday 16th January, 2018. The Guest lecture was delivered by Mr. Simranjeet Singh and Mr. Rohan Thakur, Project Leader in CDAC, Mohali.
The aim of this lecture was to make students aware about the need and relevance of the subjects they are studying in the current semester namely Software Engineering for 6th Semester students and Operating System for 4th Semester students. Mr. Rohan Thakur delivered his keynote lecture on Software Architecture Description and UML (For 6th Semester Students) and Mr. Simranjeet Singh explained the Evaluation of Linux Operating System (For 4th Semester Students).
Mr. Rohan Thakur started his lecture by highlighting the need of deep analysis of Software Architecture before proceeding to actual coding for any project. He further highlighted the different phases which an entire project will go through. He also elaborated the most predominantly used platform for design and analyzing the system architecture namely UML.
Mr. Simranjeet Singh in his introductory remarks highlighted the need for studying concepts of Operating System and gave comparative analysis of different Operating Systems available in the market. Then he threw some light on Linux Operating System that how Linux OS is dominating the entire E-COM and Telecommunication Sector and in the years to come it will be one of the most widely used OS in the market. The strength of the students and faculty for the expert lecture was around 130 in the first session and 150 in the second.