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STTP on Advance Construction Technology & Management

The construction industry is the second largest industry of the country after agriculture. It makes a significant contribution to the national development and provides employment to large number of people. The developments of infrastructure projects require civil engineers in large numbers, who coordinates and leads the infrastructure projects for successful completion of projects. Knowledge of new construction technologies and deployment of project management strategies are required to manage very complex infrastructure projects. The main objective of this training programme is to educate academician, professionals and students about the overall planning, coordination and control of a construction project from inception to completion aimed at meeting a client’s requirements in order to produce functionally and financially viable projects.

Short Term Training Programme on Recent Trends in Communication Engineering

Electronic Communication has been a very challenging since long. Fast development and diversity in this have brought academia and industry under an umbrella. Different communication techniques and signal processing in satellite communication, cellular communication, optical fibre communication, microwave and antenna, multimedia and speech processing, digital signal processing, wireless communication, digital video Broadcasting, wideband and broadband communication, wireless sensor network, Information and communication technology for rural region will be covered in this short term training program. For Brochure, Click Here

5th Nirma University International Conference 2015

Nirma University International Conference on Engineering NUiCONE is a flagship event of the Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. This conference follows successful organization of four national conferences and four international conferences in previous years.  Last conference of this series -- NUiCONE-2013 -- was very successful with more than 750 research papers submitted, out of which approx. 200 papers were down-selected and presented after the rigorous reviews including plagiarism checks and blind-fold technical reviews by multiple reviewers. The expert speakers and conference delegates were from all across India and abroad covering researchers and eminent experts from academia, industry such as GE, Mitsubishi, ATE India, Linde etc ,and government R&D organizations like IPR, ISRO, PRL and BISAG.

Upcoming NUiCONE-2015 is being planned major interesting changes in the mode of events/themes to make it like a multi-conference with many inter-disciplinary technical themes encompassing and enabling a broad researchers from broad range of disciplines. Besides, NUiCONE-2015 will also have exciting new set of events specially to enable and attract increased participation by practicing engineers, technologists and technopreneurs from industry through special knowledge sharing sessions involving applied technical papers by industry participants based on case-study applications, white-papers, panel discussions, industrial exhibitions of innovations and technology products etc.

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for ISRO-RESPOND research project

Applications are invited for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the following ISRO-RESPOND research project. Details of the project and the post for recruitment are given below:

Project Details:

Title of the Project

Oceanic Pollution and other ocean phenomenon monitoring using feature extraction from multipolarized SAR data

Project Duration

Two Years

Principal Investigator

Dr. Tanish Zaveri, Associate Professor, EC


Prof. Pooja Shah, Assistant Professor, CSE

Details of the Post:


Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Number of Post

One (01)

Monthly Emoluments

Rs. 25000/- + 20% HRA

Basic Qualification

First class B.E/ B.Tech. (EC/CSE) degree with valid Gate Score or M.E./M.Tech. in EC / CSE or equivalent


2 Years

Walk in Interview:

31/10/2015 (9.30 am) at PG Lab (PG-210), PG Building, Electronics & Communication Engineering Branch, EE Dept., Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad-382481


  • Interested candidate should mail their bio-data to:

  • Work/Project development experience in the area of remote sensing image processing and pattern recognition is desirable.

  • During walk in interview, please bring the relevant Degree Certificates, B.Tech. / M.Tech. Seminar/Project Reports, Work Experience / Research Experience details with certificates and any other details which candidate feel worth mentioning


Electrical Engineering Student Association (EESA) is organizing one day technical symposium "SCINTILLA - 15" for 1st, 3rd, and 5th semester students on 20th October, 2015. Various technical events like paper presentation, technical quiz, idea spark, mock placement are planned between 11:00 a.m to 06:00 p.m.

Energy Efficiency of Process Utilities

The objective of training programme is to spread the awareness about importance of process utilities in chemical process industry, to show how to evaluate performance of process utilities and to discuss energy saving opportunities with cases studies.

This training programme will helpful to participants to understand fundamentals, energy efficiency evaluation and energy saving opportunities  on selected topics like Boilers, Steam Distribution system, Pump and Pumping system, Fan and blowers and Cooling Towers.

For further details, contact:

Dr. Parin Shah

02717-241911_15, Ext. 146

Direct: 079-30642146



A Training Program on "Testing and Verification of VLSI Design"

The program is intended for the Faculty, PG students, research scholars, practicing engineers and people from R & D in the field of testing and verification of VLSI Design. The main objective of the program is to provide basic fundamentals of different testing and verification methods along with their hands on practice and advances. Functional Verification, ATPG, DFT and BIST will be discussed in length with their advance approaches


I-FEST 2k15 is set to embark on a journey to celebrate the fusion of imagination with dreams with its theme "LABYRINTH-CHASE YOUR DREAMS". The Labyrinth offers the chances to wander out of comfort zone and think beyond present knowledge, in the field of technology, industry and management. The event will be orgnized from october 6 to 8 at Nirma University.


IFEST'15 is conducted by ISTE students' chapter IT-NU during 6th -8th Oct'15. The 3 day Fest comprises of inaugural function followed by array of different events ranging from various workshops, technical and various non-Technical events. Events related to all engineering branches have been kept in the Fest  like Robotics events, coding events, chemology, Electrovision, quake build , CAD champs etc. Fest also consist of workshops on  most contemporary topics like 3D printing, Python programming, Glider plane and Multicopter etc. Varied vibrant non technical competitions like debate, ArtBeat, BrainScratch etc. will add yet another exciting dimension to IFest.

Foundation Day Celebration 2015

Institute of Technology, Nirma University is going to celebrate its 20th Foundation Day on October 03, 2015. The students, faculty members and staff members having remarkable achievements in the last year will be felicitated on this occasion. The students securing First/Second/Third rank in B. Tech. FY/SY/TY will also be felicitated by Gold/Silver/Bronze medals on that day. Nirma Institute of Technology Alumni Association (NITAA) offers scholarships to needy students based on merit cum means on this occasion. NITAA “Alumni Award” will also be given for alumnus contribution to national development or having significant achievement. The celebration will start in the august presence of Dr. Anup Singh, Director General, Nirma University at 10.00 a.m. at NIM-Auditorium in Nirma University Campus.

Clash of Universes

ChESA is going to organize an event ‘Clash of Universes’ which is based on DC (Detective Comics) and Marvel Comics. The event is being organized on 30th September 2015 between 4 to 6 pm. The event is a nontechnical quizzing event on the characters belonging to DC and Marvel comics for eg, Iron Man, Batman, Superman and Hulk, etc

Competitive Coding and Placements

Team CODE-ADDA, organising the event "Competitive Coding and Placements" for all the students of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year from CE, EC and IT branches on 19th Sept 2015

The session would be conducted by students who got into companies like

Morgan StanleyGoldman Sachs, and Oracle who would discuss their interview experiences,

how they prepared for it, and how competitive coding played a central role in it.



Mechanical Engineering Students' Association organizes a mathematica quizing evenet MATHRIX on 18 September, 2015 for the students of Institute of Technology, Nirma University.

Expert Lecture on "Role of modeling and simulation in optimal performance of chemical processes" by Dr. Nitin Padhiyar IIT Gandhinagar

The role of process modelling is very crucial in process systems engineering. The process model can be developed with two different approaches, namely (1) first principles model, and (2) data driven models. While the first approach is more popular in academics, second approach is more industrial relevance. The first principles models are obtained by fundamental laws and equations, such as mass, momentum, and energy balances along with thermodynamics laws. These models facilitate to simulate the processes especially with the help of computational techniques for better understanding the process. Further, the role of process model is incomplete if it is not applied for process optimization, control, or design purpose.

The topic of model and simulation will be covered with example of a simple chemical reactor. It will be followed by process optimization of a reactor with industrial relevance. 

Technodyssey 2015

Inauguration Session of IEEE student branch technical symposium Technodyssey 2015 is on Sep 11,2015 in A-101 from 9:15 am onwards.

The Chief guest is Shri Deval Parikh, Sr Vice President, Reliance Jio. 


IEEE,student branch, Nirma Univeristy is going to organize an inter-college technical festival ,”Technodyssey” on the 11-12th September,2015. Technodyssey is an effort by IEEE to inculcate the strands of knowledge, learning, experience and a pinch of competitiveness in its participants.

We will have with us Mr Deval Parikh, Senior Vice President of Reliance Jio, as our Guest of Honor. He has graduated with a Masters in Engineering Management and Economics from the North Carolina State University. He also holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. He has worked as an entrepreneur in a Venture capitalist firm specialized in Emerging technologies. He is the founding member of Virgin Mobile in India as the Chief Product Officer.


Expert Lecture

The expert talk was organized for students of MTech CSE, CSE-NT and CSE-INS programmes. The objective was to provide overview and applications of Digital Signal and Speech Processing and motivate students to work in this domain.

Title of the talk : Introduction to Signal Processing and Speech Processing

Date : 20th August 2015 (Thursday)

Time : 3.00 to 6.00 PM

Venue : B Auditorium

Speaker : Dr Hemant A Patil (DA-IICT, Gandhinagar)



ECO DAY Celebration

Electronics and Communication organization celebrates 19th August as ECO Day. The function wil be inguarated by Shri Vivek Banzal, GM, BSNL Gujarat Telecom Circle. Guest Lecture will be held by Dr. Jayesh Pabari from PRL, Ahmedabad. A talk on "Success is summation of small efforts" will be delivered by Dr. Rina Shah, IMNU.

Earthquake Shocker – A Technical Quiz Competition

Civil Engineering Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad in association with Institute of Seismological Research (ISR), Gandhinagar is organist a Technical Event – “Earthquake Shocker – A Technical Quiz Competition”. 

The details are as under:

Elimination round               : 8th August 2015
Buzzer & Challenge Round : 18th August 2015

Expert Lecture by Dr.Srinivas Sampalli, Professor, CS Dept, Dalhousie University, Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada

Dr. Srinivas Sampalli will visit Computer Science & Engineering Department, Nirma university on 7th August 2015. Dr.Sampalli will deliver an expert talk on “NETWORK SECURITY: A COMPREHENSIVE TUTORIAL”.

Network security in general, and cyber-security in particular, stands out as a critical issue in the design, deployment and management of today's Internet and cyber infrastructures. The objective of this tutorial is to provide a comprehensive coverage of security, including intrusion methods used by hackers, security goals, design mechanisms and protocols. Emerging trends and research avenues in cyber security will also be discussed.  The discussion will be beneficial to  M.Tech ( CSE & EC) research scholars, students and faculties.

M.Tech. Orientation Program 2015

M.Tech. (All branches) Orientation Program 2015 is scheduled during 31st July to 7th August, 2015. During this program about 450 students, from sixteen M.Tech. programs offered by eight different department, will participate. This program will consists of expert lectures for variety of topics like research methodology, project based learning, interdisciplinary research, relaxation techniques etc. and fundamentals of undergraduate study. Students will be having opportunities to talk with department faculty members to solve their doubts for difficult topics of understand study. On the last day of program, 7th August, 2015 inauguration will be held for new students and eminent personality from industry/academic will address the gathering.

BTech First Year Orientation Programme

The orientation programme is organized for the newly admitted students of B Tech first year to make them aware about the phylosophy of the university and orient them toward the mission and vision of the university. Institute of Technology welocmes all the B Tech first year students of year 2015.

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A seminar on “Civil Services:Opportunities and Preparation”

A seminar on “Civil Services:Opportunities and Preparation” is organized by NITAA (Nirma Institute of Technology Alumni Association)? on 25th July 2015 from 9.30 to 10.30 AM at A-101, IT- NU Campus for the students of Institute of Technology.

The Speaker Mr Mihir Patel is a UPSC civil service examination|2014  topper. He has secured 27th rank all over India.He has completed his B.Tech in Computer Engineering from Institute of Technology,Nirma University.



Speaker: Mr. Hardik Pandit 

Designation : Chief Technology Officer  , Consultant with one of the largest IT services provider in USA

Organization : ExtendedITArms Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Venue : B - Auditorium

Time : 11:15 am to 12:15 pm

Audience : MCA Semester-V Students

Coordinators : Prof. Smita Agrawal & Prof. Preeti Kathiria

International Symposium VLSI Design and Test VDAT- 2015

VLSI Design and Test Symposium (VDAT 2015) is nineteenth in the series of symposia which started in 1997. This annual event is devoted to design, test, fault tolerant computing and design of circuits and systems. The idea behind VDAT Symposium is to promote R&D on all aspects of VLSI to act as a forum for free discussion on emerging topics of VLSI and related fields for academicians and professionals from India and abroad.

ISTE approved STTP on "Applications of Modern Power Electronics in Industries and Utilities"

Department of Electrical Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University is going to organize a two-week ISTE approved Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on “Applications of Modern Power Electronics in Industries and Utilities” during 8-20 June, 2015.

This programme is designed to address applications of power electronics in the industry and utility related to; converter and inverter topologies and their control, electric drives, applications of power electronics in power system, power quality, design of controller etc. This course will offer a unique opportunity to our teachers, the researchers, practicing engineers, academicians and research students working in the relevant topics in power electronics applications to come closer through theoretical sessions and laboratory-based experiments/demonstrations. Professionals from academic institutes, R&D labs etc., and manufacturing industries in the country as well as full-time research scholars are welcome to participate in this short term course. This event is structured to give a wide exposure on the applications of power electronics and related technology trends.

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Contemporary Applications and Research Opportunities in Machine Learning

                                                                                                                                                                                              Click here for Schedule

Machine learning is the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed. Machine learning applications are found in virtually all domains ranging from identifying emails as spam or legitimate to self-driving cars to practical speech recognition to gesture recognition to effective web search to vastly improved understanding of human genome to game playing to intrusion detection to credit-card fraud detection. This programme aims to explore the technical aspects, contemporary applications and research opportunities in machine learning. Click here for Brochure

Programme Learning outcomes
After successful completion of the programme, participants will be able to

  • understand concepts and range of problems that can be handled using machine learning
  • develop programs that can learn without being explicitly programmed
  • realize the research avenues in machine learning

Tentative Programme Contents

  • Introduction, Motivation and Applications of Machine Learning - 2 Hours
  • Mathematical Foundation & Convex Optimization – 2 Hours
  • Supervised Learning Algorithms – 4 Hours
  • Unsupervised Learning – 2 Hours
  • Support Vector Machines & Advances in Support Vector Machines – 4 Hours
  • Dimensionality Reduction – 2 Hours
  • Artificial Neural Networks – 2 Hours
  • Deep Learning – 4 Hours
  • Machine Learning for Image Processing and Computer Vision – 6 Hours
  • Machine Learning for Natural Language Processing – 8 Hours
  • Machine Learning for Information and Network Security – 6 Hours
  • Machine Learning for Computer Networks – 8 Hours
  • Machine Learning for Recommender Systems – 2 Hours
  • Partially Supervised Learning & Machine Learning for Web Search – 2 Hours
  • Applications and Opportunities in Machine Learning – 2 Hours
  • R Programming – 10 Hours

Methodology of Conduction

Total 52 hours of theory sessions and 14 hours of practical sessions will be conducted. Eminent speakers from prestigious academic institutions such as ISI Kolkata, IIT Madras, IIIT Hyderabd, IIITD Delhi, IISc Bangalore, DAIICT and TIFR Mumbai have been invited to deliver expert talk in addition to outstanding faculty members of CSE Department, Nirma University.

Methodology of Evalution

Following evaluation criteria shall be employed for STTP:

Sr. No. Evaluation Criteria for the participants Percentage
01 Formative Assessment e.g. Seminar/Project/Assignment/Group Discussion, etc. 60%
02 Summative assessment e.g. multiple choice objective test, etc. at the end of programme 40%

Target Audience

  • Faculty members with ISTE membership from technical institutions and industry delegates
  • Full time Ph.D. Research Scholar


ISTE Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on "Environmental Studies" organized by IIT, Mumbai

The duration of the STTP is 2 weeks (10 days). It commences on Tuesday, 02nd June, 2015 at 9:30 hrs and ends at 18:00 hrs on Friday, 12th June with a one day break on Sunday, 7th June, 2015.

Please note that all the activities of this STTP will be done exclusively at the 158 coordinating remote centers, across the country.

The Faculty colleagues who are presently teaching in Engineering, Diploma and Post-Graduate Science Institutes are eligible to attend this training programme. Science teachers (Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Biology) should be teaching either PG courses (MSc Level) or UG Engineering courses (B.E/B.Tech). Faculty from
Humanities (English, Economics, Social Sciences) and Management would also benefit towards their teaching of the Environmental Studies course.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Participants will be expected to carry out some additional assignments in the two weeks following the completion of the course. Please note that full attendance is mandatory. Completion of assignments and full attendance are required criteria for IITB ? ISTE certification.

Please note: Students and full time research scholars are not eligible for participation, funds or certificates.


STTP on Introduction to Design of Algorithms

As part of the series of workshop under the National mission on Education through ICT (MHRD, Govt. of India) , IIT Kharapur has joined along with IIT Bombay for conducting sttp/workshop for various engineering subjects.Like IIT Bombay , IIT Kharagpur will also use the same platform ( A view  ) for delivering lectures in STTP.

Participants can attend the workshop at various remote centers across country.

Our Remote center ID is 1085.

STTP on Introduction to Design of Algorithms during May 25, 2015 to May 30, 2015 under Blended MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) model. Here, 

  • The participating teachers will complete the equivalent of two-week full time work online, spread over 6 physical weeks where video lectures of the Co-ordinators' STTP and assignments will be uploaded beforehand.
  • Participants will then assemble at the selected Remote Centers for 6 days face to face interaction and lecture sessions through A-VIEW and will complete team assignments, tutorials, quizzes etc.
  • Offline assignments will be uploaded and the participants will have to complete these assignments within a stipulated time.

Please follow the given Link.


Registration for the aforesaid Workshop will remain open from 25th March 2015 to 25th April 2015.

Linux Device Driver

Dear students of MCA sem-IV 

CSE Depatment have organized an expert lecture on 20th April 2015 on the topic "Linux Device Driver” as per the following schedule. All students have to attend compulsorily.

Speaker:           Mr. Dhaval Vasa

Designation :    Solution Architect 

Organization :  einfochips

Date:                  20th  April, 2015

Day:                   Monday

Time:                 9 to 11 am [2 hours]

Venue:            B- Auditorium

Students are informed to take their seats before 10 min. of the commencement of the lecture.?
Interested Faculty members are also invited to ?attend the same.


Expert talk on WebServices Implementation and Trends in PHP

Computer Science and Engineering department has organized an expert talk by Mr. Ashish Jivani, System Analyst (Project Lead) at Cybage Software Pvt. Ltd. for MCA Semster-IV and B.Tech-VI (IT) Students. Duration for expert talk is 9 to 11 am [2 hours] at A- Auditorium.

Robotic Wokshop

A one day workshop on ROBOTICS is arranged for students of M.Tech CAD/CAM, CIM, Design and B.Tech Elective course Robotic Engineering. The workshop includes the lecture series by Dr S K Saha, Professor, IIT, Delhi.

NS - 2 Workshop

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering had organized NS - 2 workshop for M. Tech students on 16th and 17th March, 2015 during 11.00 a.m. to 06.00 p.m. at A208. Speaker for workshop is Dr. Mohit Tahiliani, NITK, Suratkal.

Students Workshop

The workshop was organised for the students on "Sustainable Building and Town Planning" under CCE on 28th February 2015.

Training Programme on Electronic System Design

Electrical Engineering Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University under the aegis of Centre for Continuing Education, Nirma University is organizing two days Training Program on "Electronic System Design" during 28 February - 01 March, 2015.


For further details, contact:

Prof. M. T. Shah / Prof. P. N. Kapil

Asst. Prof., Dept. of Electrical Engineering, 

Institute of Technology

Nirma University, Ahmedabad-382 481.

+91 – 79 – 30642421/408



Inter Institute Culfest

Inter Institute Cultural Festival (Culfest) 2015 will be organized during 19th & 20th February 2015 between all institutes of Nirma University. For this event only winners different events of vaudeville 2014 are selected to participate in the events.

List of Events for Inter Institute Cultural Festival 2014-15:




Max. Entry





Max. Entry












Group Dance






Solo Dance



Mono Acting/Mimicry



Folk Dance






Singing Solo






Duet Song






Group Song






Vocal (Classical)



Poster Making



Classical Instrumental



On the Spot Painting



Classical Dance




NU-TECH '15 - Resonance of Technology and Tomorrow

NU-TECH is the grand Annual Techno-Management National Level Colloquium of Institute of Technology, Nirma University. The largest confluence of all the bastion department and institute clubs is witnessed during the events. This being the fourth year of NU-Tech, we expect to cross the 8,000 barrier in terms of footfalls.

Analytical & Numerical Methods for well-known PDE’s

Most engineers and scientists studying physical phenomena are involved with two major tasks viz. Mathematical formulation of the physical process and Numerical analysis of the mathematical model. The mathematical formulation of a physical process requires background in related subjects (e.g. laws of physics) and most often certain mathematical tools. The formulation results in mathematical statements, often differential equations relating quantities of interest in the understanding and/or design of the physical process. Development of the mathematical model of a process is achieved through assumptions concerning how the process works. In the recent past many analytical and numerical methods have been emerged out to solve non-linear partial differential equations. Some recent analytical and numerical methods will be discussed to solve some well-known non-linear pde’s like Burger’s equation, Bousinessq equation, Richard’s equation. The importance of these equations in the real world problems will be introduced and some approximate analytical and numerical methods will be briefly covered in the lecture.

Workshop under CCE

CSE deparment has conducted workshop on "Hardware Software Co-Design" under CCE during 17/1/15 to 31/1/15 (three Saturdays) for the students of CE / IT and EC.