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Congratulations to team CON-SOL-E 2.0, of IC department, IT,NU who won silver cup in the prestigious national level project competition Mitsubishi Electric Cup 2018. Team has developed IoT based sorter machine for quality control in manufacturing industries..

  • February 17, 2018

ISTE Faculty Chapter, Institute of Technology, Nirma University Ahmedabad had organized a Public Lecture “The Invisible Universe” by Dr Jen Gupta, the University of Portsmouth in the UK on 15/2/2018, 3.00 - 4.00 pm at NIM-Audi, Nirma University Campus, Ahmedabad. Dr Jen Gupta is an astrophysicist, science communicator and podcaster who is passionate about sharing her love of astronomy and science. She is the SEPnet/Ogden Public Engagement and Outreach Manager for the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth in the UK. In this talk, she had shown the Universe at other wavelengths, from familiar objects like our Sun to weird and wonderful distant quasars, and explained some of the physics behind them. Along the way she touched on the stories of some of the pioneers in these areas of astronomy and astrophysics, who dedicated their careers to furthering our understanding of the invisible Universe. More than 500 students attended this lecture and actively took part in question-answer session also.

  • February 16, 2018


On 3rd Feb 2018, NSS unit of ITNU together with YOU-NEED, a student based organisation in Nirma University working for the welfare of society and reaching to the people in need, organised the event “SPECIAL OLYMPICS” wherein 72 special kids with intellectual disabilities along with 8 officials were invited to Nirma University to promote the value of games and sports and make them realise the importance of being independent. It ran from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Cricket Ground. The event was conducted with the help of the organisation “The Special Olympics Bharat-Gujarat” which provides year-round sports training in Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Sports activities of Bocche and Softball were organised and the kids took part in the acitivity with the volunteers to promote their spirit of sportsmanship.  People cheered and encouraged them heartily.  Children enjoyed a lot showing no hesitation. The team of 80 volunteers ensured that the kids enjoy each and every moment and gave them some memories that they will never forget.

 

  • February 06, 2018

Prof. P. N. Kapil, Assistant Professor, EE, Institute of Technology, Nirma University was awarded with the "Dronacharya Award" during the recently concluded BAJA SAE India 2018 Competition organized by SAE (Society for Automotive Engineers) at NATRIP, NATRAX Facility, Pithampur (Nr. Indore), Madhya Pradesh, India between 25th to 28th January 2018. The competition was a national level All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) designing, manufacturing, testing and racing competition which is organized annually. Prof. P. N. Kapil was awarded as the best faculty mentor to student team in the e-BAJA (Electric Vehicle) category.

  • February 01, 2018

Dr. Madhuri Bhavsar (Professor and HOD – Information Technology, IT, NU) received ISTE CHARUTAR VIDYAMANDAL VALLABH VIDYANAGAR Best Engineering College Teacher Award for Gujarat State-2017 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Academic Community and Students. She received the award at  47th ISTE National Annual Convention held at Kottayam in January 2018.

Information Technology
  • January 31, 2018


E. P. Nicolaides Prize for paper titled "Torsional Strenthening of RC Beams Using GFRP Composites" (published in the Series 'A' Journal of IEI, Vol. 97, Issue 3) has been awarded to authors, Paresh V Patel (Professor and Head of Civil Engineering Department), Vishnu H. Jariwala (Alumni, Civil Enineering Department, IT_NU) and Sharadkumar P. Purohit (Professor, Civil Engineering Department) during 32nd Indian Enineering Congress hosted by The Institute of Engineers (India) during 21-23 Deceber 2017 at Chennai.

Civil Engineering
  • January 22, 2018

An expert lecture on District Cooling system by Mr Gaurang Patel followed by visit to GIFT city District Cooling System, organised by ASHRAE WIC on 20/1/2018. About 30 ASHRAE student members from the mechanical department take part in the said event. The lecture and visit was very informative and fruitful to all the ASHRAE members.

Mechanical Engineering
  • January 20, 2018


With impulse reading as her hobby and strong background in Quantitative Aptitude, Aditi scored 99.98 percentile, and the only girl who topped the city. Aditi Kaviya, who is currently in her 4th year of B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Nirma University said "While many say do smart work and not hard work, my success mantra is that hard work is extremely important."
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  • January 09, 2018

Institute of Technology hosted its  annual alumni meet on 6th January, 2018 at the institute’s campus. Event was organized by the Nirma Institute of Technology Alumni Association (NITAA), 

Alumni meet witnessed the participation of alumni from various parts of the country and abroad. A number of alumni visited the campus with their families making the event all the more interesting.

Welcoming everyone at the Annual General Meeting Dr. Alka Mahajan, Director, Institute of Technoloy said that “Every year passing, the alumni community of NITAA is becoming stronger and I am glad to see the representation from various programs and batches.” 

Dr. Mahajan appreciated several achievements of the alumni and expressed her pleasure over this yearly activity of connecting the vast alumni network. Pointing out how alumni of NITAA have played a major role in making the institute among India’s top Institutes, She said she was pleased with the increase in the number of alumni turning into successful entrepreneurs every year. “You are giving employment and thereby making this country and the institute proud”, she said. The Director also commended the efforts of the NITAA members who have made it to a point to hold regional meets in different parts of the country and abroad.

Post  AGM, the event had amazing performance like melody songs, mime, dance and fun activities by our existing students  who made our alumni feel delighted. The gala dinner in the evening provided a great opportunity to network.

  • January 08, 2018

Tapan Vyas - Director of Famous Gujarati movies 'Mijaaj' , 'Love in Bhavai', 'O!!! Taareee' and upcoming movie Paaghadi. He was a student of Chemical Engineering Department.

  • January 05, 2018

Prof. Dr. P. N. Tekwani (HoD-EE, IT, Nirma University) receiving the First Prize of “Prof. Muhammad H. Rashid Best Paper Award” for the paper presented by him in the IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power & Energy 'TAP Energy 2017', 21-23 December, 2017, at Amrita University, Amritapuri Campus, Kerala. The award is being presented by Dr. S. A. Ilangovan, Director - Chemical Systems VSSC (ISRO). Title of the paper presented by Dr. Tekwani was “Simulation As-Well-As Experimental Investigations on T-Type NPC Topology based Three-Level Shunt Active Power Filter” 

Electrical Engineering
  • December 21, 2017

Universal Designovation Lab LLP.(UDLAB) became the winner of India's Best Industrial Design Studio Award 2017.  UDLAB has been evaluated for its professional work, design practices to create Brand India, Design Impact in India and Abroad by 22 Jury members from around 10 countries who are leading design experts in the fields of visual communication, industrial design, experience design, branding, craft, textile, design innovation and social impact design. 

UDLAB is providing solution for innovative product design from research, concept to prototyping with brand strategy. We are giving solution for Product Design and Machine Design to develop world class award winning product. UDLAB is giving product design services in Industrial Design, Medical Design, Machine Tool Design, Food Processing Design, Lab Equipment Design, Agriculture Product Design and Design Research and Branding. Right now in India very few design studio are providing world class services of these range. We are having very good client satisfaction index and our team is ready to generate innovative solutions to challenging problems.

Innovation and Creativity is the main pillars on which we are developing world class products. Our team has vast experience of working with project from any area and they do not afraid to take challenging projects and are always ready to learn new things. Success of our team's effort is reflected as UDLAB is a winner of India SME 100 Award 2017 and Finalist in India's best Industrial Design Studio Award 2016 by POOL Magazine. UDLAB is winner of iF Design Award from Germany in 2016, which is considered to be design Oscar. With 10 International and 14 National Awards, and 1 patent and 5 design registration.
 

  • December 01, 2017

Congratulations to our students for getting into NXP/Qualcomm B Tech internship: Chinmaya Acharya, Sankab Sarma, Jonti Talukdar, Rashmi Jain, Sugandha Bansal and Neha Goyal.

Electronics & Communication
  • November 30, 2017

Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad organized its 6th Nirma University International Conference on Engineering NUiCONE 2017 on 23rd November 2017. The inaugural ceremony was attended by eminent academicians, faculty members and students from various educational institutions and representatives from the industry.

The inaugural ceremony started with lighting the lamp of knowledge. Dr. Alka Mahajan, Director, Institute of Technology, Nirma University delivered the welcome address and congratulated the entire team of NUiCONE 2017, authors, delegates, sponsors, reviewers, volunteers and the management.  The inaugural ceremony was graced by the Chief Guest, Padma Vibhushan Shri. Dr. Anil Kakodkar, President, National Academy of Sciences, India and the Guest of Honour, Dr. A. Jayaraman, Vice President, International Committee on Space Research-COSPAR, Paris. The conference chair, Dr. B. A. Modi, briefed about NUiCONE 2017 and mentioned the need of taking green initiatives, pollution control and its impact on the environment for the societal benefit. The Chief Guest, Dr. Anil Kakodkar, in his speech mentioned the challenges that are being faced by rural India and need to improve their quality of life. The education to every individual, identifying the potentials within, dissemination of knowledge and creation of values are the biggest challenges at the forefront.  There is a need to increase the investment in science for the economic development of the country and further increasing conversion rates to be comparable among the leading countries in the world. The larger market of future lies in rural India which gives opportunities to the entrepreneurs to develop low cost products. He also suggested that the only solution to these critical problems is to develop a conducive innovation ecosystem in which all the stakeholders need to participate equally.

The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Parul Patel, Conference Co-Chair. She thanked the management, guests, session chairs, sponsors, participants, authors, co-authors, delegates, media persons, faculty, volunteers, staff and students.

  • November 23, 2017

Institute of Technology, Nirma University has organized Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) Seminar on Science & Technology Innovation & Dissemination on November 10, 2017. The event is part of DRDO 60th year celebration pan India during 2017. More than 300 students of M.Tech , M.Pharm. , M.Sc. , PG Coordinators and Faculty members participated in the said event in  Block C –Auditorium, Nirma University Campus, Ahmedabad

From DRDO the seminar is delivered by senior scientist Dr Rajio Singh, Member Secretary LSRB-DRDO, Dr Shuchi Bhagi, INMAS Lab and Dr Jyostana Prasad.  Initially DRDO Movie was shown. Later on the DRDO Objectives, Achievements and Innovations were presented. The Scientists also motivated students to participate in DRDO activities and also informed about the career opportunities. The event ended with strong interaction. The officials from DRDO invited faculty members to interact with various labs of DRDO for dialog and fruitful interaction in the areas of their expertise. The seminar created awareness about the DRDO.

The seminar is coordinated by Dr N.  M. Devashrayee and Dr N. P. Gajjar, Professor in EC Engineering ITNU.

  • November 10, 2017

Electrical Engineering Students’ Association (EESA), Institute of Technology, Nirma University has organized technical symposium SCINTILLA-2017 during November 7 - 8, 2017. In this symposium various technical and non-technical events pertaining to Electrical Engineering fields have been organised for two days. Mr. Devesh Kotak (Head of Systems Engineering, Bombardier Transportation (I) Pvt. Ltd.) was the Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker. In the keynote address, the chief guest delivered a talk on “Joining the Dots”, in which he stressed up on the traits of engineer such as passion, mind-set, collaboration, communication and ownership. Mr. R K Sharma (Vice President, HOWE Engineering Projects (I) Pvt. Ltd.) was the Guest of Honour. Mr Sharma enlightened the students with the recent innovations in technologies in his motivational speech. More than 350 students from various engineering colleges of Gujarat have taken part in events like Eureka, Pirates of Circuits, Les Quizerables, Takeshi’s Castle, Space Odyssey, Energy Auditors and the workshops on Arm-duino & Factory.io. The inaugural function was presided by Dr. Alka Mahajan, Director, Institute of Technology, Nirma University.
 

Electrical Engineering
  • November 08, 2017

Startup weekend was held at Nirma University on the 3rd-4th-5th of November. It was a 54-hour event which gave young, budding entrepreneurs a platform to not only startup their venture, but meet new co-founders or potential team members.

The event began on Friday evening with idea generation and team formation activity wherein the participants were divided into 10 teams and given random words to pitch their ideas. Total 49 ideas were pitched from which 12 ideas were selected for final pitching. The teams were offered with different facilities i.e. mentors skilled in different domains for guiding them, web designer for designing websites and web application for each venture, 3d printing for prototyping the ideas.

A combination of all skills and the balance of all domains was the base of assessment of the final pitches. At final pitching three teams were selected by four juries. The winners were awarded with a prizes.

The second runner up was the venture of a vanity van which provided the necessary comfort and services to the travelers booking the van. The first runner up was automated carts for departmental stores which had a bar code scanner attached to the carts so that the user can scan the items and put inside the cart, there and then. The winner of Startup Weekend Ahmedabad was a really innovative project which comprised of an automated irrigation system, irrigating the crops, based on moisture sensor, temperature sensors and humidity sensors.

  • November 06, 2017