Two days International Conference on Innovations in Communication, Computing and Sciences (ICCS-2021) and International Conference on Contemporary Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICCAME-2021) organized by Department of ECE and ME marked its beginning with the enlightening inaugural ceremony on 27th August, 2021 in online mode. The inaugural session started with the virtual lamp lightening by Prof.(Dr.) M.P Poonia, (Chief Guest, Vice Chairman, AICTE), Mr. Surinder Singh (Guest of Honour, Distinguished Scientist and Director, Semi- Conductor Laboratory, Department of Space, GoI), Prof.(Dr.) Inderdeep Singh (Guest of Honour, Head of Department of Design and Coordinator, Design Innovation Center, IIT Roorkee), Prof. S. S. Walia (Guest of Honour, Director IRC UHVE & Finance Officer, IKGPTU, Kapurthala), Prof. (Dr.) Byung-Gyn Kim (Keynote Speaker, Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea), Prof. (Dr.) Wahyu Caesarendra , (Keynote Speaker, Faculty of Integrated Technologies, University Brunei Darussalam), Prof.(Dr.) Arun Ashok (Keynote Speaker, Juelich Research Centre, Germany), Prof. (Dr.) P. N. Hrisheekesha (Campus Director, CGC Landran), Prof. (Dr.) Rajdeep Singh (Director Principal, CEC), Prof. (Dr.) Vinay Bhatia (HoD, ECE) and Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Sharma (HOD, ME). This conference witnessed significant participation from academicians, researchers as well as experts from industry.
Chief Guest, Prof. (Dr.) M. P. Poonia emphasized on student empowerment and industry-oriented curriculum to enhance the technical skills of the students. Guest of Honour, Mr. Surinder Singh discussed about recent trends in communication using quantum computing and neuron computing. Guest of Honor, Prof. (Dr.) Inderdeep Singh focused on translation of fundamental research into actual model. Guest of Honor, Prof. (Dr.) S. S. Walia emphasized on multidisciplinary approach for research-based outcomes. The keynote speaker, Prof. (Dr.) Byung-Gyn Kim talked about challenges and opportunities in AI based Emotional Intelligence. Prof. (Dr.) Wahyu Caesarendra, Keynote Speaker, talked about contact-based learning and its significance. The Keynote speaker, Prof. Arun Ashok talked about parameters of communication system like noise figure, linearity, sensitivity etc. and their impact on advanced communication research. Prof. (Dr.) P.N. Hrisheekesha congratulated the departments for organizing innovative and research-oriented conference and guided to conduct integrated research in future. The second day of ICCS 2021 started with the keynote address by Prof. (Dr.) Manish Kumar Hooda on Indian Space Transportation Systems in present and future scenarios. The second keynote speaker of the day, Dr. S. K. Vishvakarma discussed about research in Edge Artificial Intelligence Computing.
Total of 60 Papers were presented by authors from reputed Institutes and Universities like Amity University Noida, YMCA Faridabad, NIT Kurukshetra, GB Pant University, New Delhi, IP University Delhi, DCRUST Murthal, Thapar University, MM University, Chitkara, Jaganath University Delhi, NITTR, MAIT Delhi, and many more. The Track-1 on “Applied Mathematical and Computational Algorithms for Smart Systems” and Track-3 on “Physics of Communication & Signal Processing” chaired by Prof. (Dr.) Vikram Bali, JSSATE, Noida and Prof. (Dr.) S.S. Sengar, Federal TVET Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia were conducted on Day 1. The two technical sessions on “Advanced and Applied Sciences” and “Engineering for Robotics & IoT” were chaired by Dr. Dushyant Gupta, Kurukshetra University, Haryana and Dr. Paras Chawla, Associate Dean (Engineering), Chandigarh University, Punjab, respectively were conducted on Day 2.
The ECE Department also organized Poster Presentation Competition in which students of different semester participated and highlighted their innovative ideas on Block Chain, Artificial intelligence, Augmented Reality, etc. through poster designs.
The Chief Guest for the valedictory session, Dr. Sudeb Das Gupta, Head ECE, IIT Roorkee, congratulated for organizing two conferences and praised about the quality of the selected papers. The Guest of Honor, Prof. Hafiz Muhammad Ali, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, also congratulated the organizers of the conference and encouraged for more such events to provide opportunity to the researchers and academicians to present their innovative ideas. Prof. (Dr.) P. N. Hrisheekesha thanked the Chief Guest and Guest of Honor and congratulated the whole team of ECE and ME department for the success of the conference. The participants from various colleges and universities also shared their valuable feedback regarding the conference. The winners of the Best Paper under each track and Poster Presentation event were also announced. Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Sharma, HoD ME, and Prof. (Dr.) Vinay Bhatia, HoD ECE, expressed vote of thanks to all delegates, management and organizing committee.