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Mr Dakshesh Chaudhary of Electrical engineering department (2018 Passout) currently serving with Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Ltd. (UGVCL) cleared GATE 2019 (Electrical Engineering) with flying colors by securing an All India Rank - 04 (AIR - 04) and scoring 951 marks out of 1000. 

We are proud of his achievement and wish him all the best for all his future endeavors.  

Electrical Engineering
  • April 04, 2019

Dr. Priyanka Sharma from Computer Engineering Department, Institute Of Technology Nirma University has presented and attended GPU Technology Conference (GTC) at San Jose California, USA from 17th to 21st March 2019. GTC is a global conference series providing training, insights, and direct access to experts in the areas of accelerated computing, automotive, computer vision, graphics virtualization, media and entertainment and many more. The conference was attended by more than 9000 AI researchers from all over the world. There were 726 sessions, 942 speakers and 141 exhibits and many other hands on workshops with wide variety of companies and top notch academic and research organization.

Computer Science & Engineering
  • April 01, 2019

NBA accredited UG programme of Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Electronic & Communication Engineering.

  • March 29, 2019

Karan Shah, Stuti Garg and Keshavkant Sharm from EC department participated in Project Expo 2019, organized at Surat, supported by NITI Aayog, Government of India, and InnovSeed Incubation Centre. The team had developed a 2 Quadcopter swarm intelligence prototype, and stood as the 3rd Runner among total of 300 teams all over Gujarat participated.

Electronics & Communication
  • March 28, 2019

Dr N.M.Devashrayee, Professor EC Department along with Dr Mamta Saiyad have given a research idea on Polymer Self Heal Nuclear Coat which can absorb radiation, prevent failure and selfheal on the failure of shielding outfits under radiation environment in space. This idea is accepted for presentation at NASA Langley Research Center.

 

Electronics & Communication
  • March 27, 2019

Dr. D.M.Adhyaru - Head, IC department received ISTE - Best Engineering College Teacher Award for Gujarat State-2018.

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • March 26, 2019

IQAC, School of Technology conducted seminar on “Examination Reforms” for the faculty members of School of Technology, IT, NU.  Electronics & Communication Engineering and Instrumentation & Control Engineering Departments jointly organized one-day seminar on March 2, 2019 in which 32 faculty members participated. Two experts – (1) Dr. M.B.Patil, IIT, Mumbai and (2) Dr. Mukul Chandorkar, IIT, Mumbai were invited for giving guidance for setting the questions in written examination, assignment and quiz to evaluate the attainment of course outcome.

Electronics & Communication
  • March 25, 2019

Every year, the United Nations celebrates 22nd March as “World Water Day”, and to mark this occasion, Civil Engineering Department, School of Engineering, OrCES - Organization of Civil Engineering Students, IGBC Student’s Chapters along with NSS and Student Welfare Board, Nirma University had organized “World Water Day – 2019” program with the theme of ‘Water for all: Leaving No One Behind’.

The program took place on March 22, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Nirma University campus. Various competitions were organized such as:

  • Save the Future: Drawing Competition
  • Water for All: Writing Competition
  • Leaving No One Behind: Speech Competition
  • Every Drop Counts: Photography Competition

More than 120 Students of Nirma University has participated in these competitions with great enthusiasm. An exhibition was also held after the competitions, in which drawings and photographs were displayed. In addition to the above activities, an awareness program was also organized to aware the students about the various aspects of “Quality of water” which they are drinking.

Civil Engineering
  • March 25, 2019

Thesis Writing Workshop Organised by  School of Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University

Mentor: Dr. R.N.Patel, Additional Director, School of Engineering, IT, NU

Coordinators: Dr. Reena Trivedi and  Prof. Sonal Thakkar, SOE, IT,NU

Experts: Prof. Sameer Dalvi, IIT Gn.

Dr. Alphonza Joseph, IPR

Dr. Dhaval Pujara, NU

Dr. Vijay Ukani, IT, NU

School of Engineering, IT, NU  organised 2 days workshop on 15th and 16th March, 2019 for M.Tech students of Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering branch on the topic of  “Thesis writing ”. The objectives of the workshop were to enhance the technical writing skills of Master’s students. Experts from Institute of Plasma Research, IIT Gandhinagar and Nirma University delivered their talk. Topics covered were thesis writing and research paper writing, use of Latex for thesis and paper publications and language editing and referencing.  Second day was devoted for writing a part of thesis or technical paper by students so that they can implement the inputs given by various experts. The students will be issued a certificate of attending the workshop after successful completion of the assignment given to them.

  • March 22, 2019

Prof. Mohammad Khasawneh, Professor in the Department of Systems Science & Industrial Engineering (SSIE) at Binghamton University delivered an expert talk on “Healthcare Systems and Data Science” on 18th March 2019.

MTech students in CSE Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University and students studying related electives in BTech attended the talk. Dr. Khasawneh discussed the current state of the healthcare industry and the problems faced by various stakeholders.  He discussed how methodologies in data science can be used to address many of these issues.  The session was very interactive and informative. 

Computer Science & Engineering
  • March 20, 2019

UltraTech Cement Ltd. has organized an 'UltraTech Sparkling Star competition' for undergraduate and postgraduate Students for civil engineering branch. The event has 2 Rounds of competition Preliminary and Final. The preliminary round has organized during 26th and 27th February 2019 at L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad and final round was scheduled on 12th March 2019. 
Top 39 teams were selected for the first round. From Civil engineering department, two teams were selected for the final round. In the final round, team of Parth Zaveri, Sagar Vasani and Hiren Solanki secured 1st Place and become “Ultra Tech Sparkling Star” with Rs. 15,000/- Prize. 

Civil Engineering
  • March 16, 2019

ASHRAE (American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) Western India Chapter organized technical quiz competition (Quizo 2019) at Ahmedabad. Nirma University team, under the mentor ship of Prof. B A Shah (SBA Nirma University ASHRAE Western India Student Branch). After beating 10 teams from leading engineering colleges across Gujarat they have won the first prize Rs. 20,000. 

Mechanical Engineering
  • March 16, 2019

A workshop on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) was conducted on March, 13, 2019 durng NUTech 2019 by ISA Students’ Chapter of Nirma Institute of Technology. The workshop featured Mr. Girish Ayya, Co- Founder of Avadhoot Automation, Bangalore and an elite senior member of ISA Bangalore Section as the expert speaker. The talk encompassed on the importance of IoT; its role in automation and, smart homes and industries; the advantages and the applications in different engineering fields.

The workshop had a total participation of 65 students from various engineering disciplines. Hands-on-training was also carried out by Mr. Urjit Dave from Garima System Solutions Pvt Ltd, Baroda.

  • March 16, 2019

Institute of Technology, Nirma University organised NUTECH 2019 on March 12-13, 2019 with theme SHAURYA to honour all the defence forces.

The fest observed a footfall of more than 3000 participants coming from entire state of Gujarat as well as a few neighbouring states.

One of the greatest features of this year's NUTECH was the creativity. The students had prepared several art pieces related to the wings of defence: Army, Navy and Airforce.

A fantastic display of these pieces was put at several important places in the campus and was highly appreciated by all who witnessed it.

There were 50 plus events and workshops, all of which observed participants in significant numbers. These covered almost all the branches of Engineering and Technology. The event were grand success seeing to the participation of students. Many events were designed keeping in mind to incline the interest of students towards defence forces of country. there were many events that include poster presentation, idea presentation, model presentation, robotics, Hack NU Thons, buisness related events.

One of the attraction of the entire fest was the EDM Night by "Progressive Brothers". It was able to gather more than 2000 attendees and everyone danced on the beats of "Progressive Brothers"

  • March 16, 2019

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University has invited Dr. Jorge Teniente-Vallinas from the Public University of Navarra, Spain to deliver a short course on, “Antennas, Terrestrial and Satellite Radio Wave Communications” during March 4-8, 2019. The course duration was of 18 hours. The course was attended the students of B.Tech.-EC (Semester - VI), M.Tech.-EC (Communication Engineering: Semester - II), and a few doctoral students. In the short course, Dr. Jorge Teniente-Vallinas covered three main modules including (i) Basic Parameters of Antennas, (ii) Terrestrial Radio Links and (iii) Satellite Communication Systems. 

Electronics & Communication
  • March 13, 2019

Dr Xingquan Zhu, Professor and Distinguished Senior Researcher from Florida Atlantic University, USA visited the Institute of Technology, Nirma University from March 5-9, 2019. 
During his visit, Dr Zhu conducted the International lecture Series on Deep Learning for 300+ students and faculty members of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. 
Dr Zhu had research and academic interactions with the faculty members of the institute.

Computer Science & Engineering
  • March 11, 2019

ASHRAE (American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) Western India Chapter organized technical quiz competition (Quizo 2019) at Ahmedabad. Nirma University team, under the mentorship of Mr. B A Shah (SBA Nirma University ASHRAE Western India Student Branch), beat 10 teams from leading engineering colleges across Gujarat and won the first prize Rs. 20,000. Students of Nirma University get chance to meet HVAC Expert and interact with students of other engineering colleges. 

Mechanical Engineering
  • March 11, 2019

Mechanical Engineering Department, SoE, IT and Nirma University ASHRAE Western India Student Chapter jointly organized an expert lecture on "Cleanroom and HVAC System Design Fundamentals" by Mr. Wei Sun, ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, USA. ASHRAE student members of B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering and M.Tech. in Mechanical (Thermal Engineering) have attended the said lecture. Students learnt about cleanroom basics, clean room applications, cleanroom standards in USA and HVAC system design fundamentals from the Mr. Wei Sun expert lecture. 

Mechanical Engineering
  • March 07, 2019

Dr J. Rene Villalobos, an associate professor in the Industrial Engineering Department of Arizona State University delivered a lecture to ITNU students on "Research Opportunities in the planning of  Supply Chains of Fresh Produce". Also, Dr Philip Horton,  a clinical assistant professor in the School of Design and the arts at Arizona State University delivered a lecture to IAPNU students on "Solar Housing Advancing Desert Equilibrium". Both professors from ASU also had discussions with Dr Mehul R Naik, Head International Relations at Nirma University for collaborations.

Dr Xingquan Zhu,  Professor and Distinguished Senior Researcher from Florida Atlantic University, USA is delivering a lecture series on "Deep Learning" to CSE Program, ITNU students from March 5 to March 9, 2019. This program is organized by CSE department and coordinated by Dr. Saurin Parikh,coordinator-International Relations, School of Technology.

Dr. Jorge Teniente-Vallinas, Associate Professor, Department of Electric, Electronic and Communication Engineering, Public University of Navarra, Spain is delivering a short course on “Antennas, Terrestrial and Satellite Radio wave Communications” to EC Program, ITNU students from March 4 to March 8, 2019.

  • March 06, 2019

"Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University has organized Expert lecture of Dr. Rene Villalobos, Industrial Engineering Department, Arizona State University, USA on “ Research Opportunities in the planning of  Supply Chains of Fresh Produce ” on 5th March, 2019".

Mechanical Engineering
  • March 05, 2019