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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

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

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • 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

The   Computer Science and Engineering department  organized the International Lecture Series on Deep Learning for 300+ students from March 5-9, 2019.

 Dr Xingquan Zhu, Professor and Distinguished Senior Researcher from Florida Atlantic University, USA is visiting the Institute of Technology to deliver this International lecture Series on Deep Learning. During the visit, Dr Zhu had research interactions with Dr Alka Mahajan, Director Institute of Technology, Dr. Madhuri Bhavsar, HOD, CSE department and with other senior professors. Dr. Saurin Parikh, coordinator-International Relations, School of Technology planned the successful conduction of this academic and research based collaborative activity. 

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


Ministry of Road Transport and Highways observed "30th National Road Safety Week" from 4th - 10th February 2019. The theme of this year was, "Sadak Suraksha- Jeevan Raksha". The ministry has asked various stakeholders to spread the awareness to make our roads safer. 
In accordance to it, Civil Engineering Department and Organization of Civil Engineering Students, School of Engineering, in association with Students Welfare Board, Nirma University has organized “ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS PROGRAMME” on 8th February 2019 during 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. 

This programme was divided into three sessions, first session comprising of expert lecture by Shri Sameer Raval, Executive Engineer, Roads & Building Department, Gujarat to spread the road safety awareness among the budding engineers. 
Posters, showcasing the traffic management and road safety were exhibited by the students of civil engineering in the second session. 
In order to get the driving license students are required to undergo examination test in Regional Transport Office comprising of written test and vehicle driving test. In order to check the awareness of the students regarding rules and regulations of traffic and transport, traffic signs and signals, online test was been conducted in the third session. 
Approximately 300 students participated in the above said event along with the 30 Faculty members of Civil Engineering Department. The winners of poster presentation and online test was given helmet as award, so that the Road safety awareness can be propagated to huge mass.
A heartful thank was conveyed to Shri Ashishbhai Desai, Dr. Alka Mahajan, Dr. R. N. Patel, Dr. P. V. Patel (HOD, Civil), Prof. Jayesh Patel (Officer In-Charge, SWB) for their guidance & support. A sincere thank to Prof. Hemang Dalwadi, Prof. Tejas M. Joshi, Prof.Hemanth Kamplimath and student volunteers of Civil Engineering Department and Organization of Civil Engineering Students, School of Engineering for their excellent work.        

Civil Engineering
  • February 16, 2019

In 2019, Mitsubishi Cup-MECUP-4 a National level Automation Competition for Students organised by Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd. at. Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies. Proposal of 35 teams were selected and participated in the competition out of more than 130 proposals received from different states of India. Team “CON-SL-E 3.0” of IC Department from Institute of Technology, Nirma University secured 2nd place and become winner of Silver Cup alongwith Rs. 75,000/- prize. 

 

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • February 16, 2019

Department of Computer Science and Engineering organised 2 days workshop on 15th and 16th February 2019. The theme of workshop was “Cloud Computing: Salesforce”. It was attended by B.Tech and M.Tech students of the department. The content covered during the workshop was to make them aware about the industry perspective of Cloud Computing.

This workshop was conducted by Mr. Nimit Shah Senior Consultant and Mr. Swagat Talsania Salesforce Technical Lead, Incapsulate. They have been working in the area of Cloud Computing for more than 7 years.

Computer Science & Engineering
  • February 15, 2019


Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University has organized One-day seminar on “ENERGY AND EFFICIENCY FOR THE 21STCENTURY” on 7th February, 2019. The sessions were conducted by Dr. Paul Chiarot, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Binghamton, USA.

 

  • February 11, 2019

Two Days Workshop on “Emerging Research Topics in Engineering (ERTE) was recently concluded. ERTE is a flagship event of IEEE Gujarat Section, which focuses on recent trends and challenges in a specific theme. The theme of ERTE 2019 is Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
Lectures were held on the topics related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning etc.

  • February 06, 2019

Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University has organized Women Safety Training Workshop on February 4th 2019. The workshop was coordinated by Prof.Sonal Thakkar, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department.

The workshop was arranged for all the girl students as well as female faculty members and female staff of the department.

The Training Worksop was conducted by Ms.Veena Gupta, Chairman, FSAI Women Safety and Security. The training has been designed to explain and demonstrate Self-Defence in real time scenario. Different tricks and tactics were shown by the instructor in an interactive manner.

This workshop was really helpful and eye opener for all the participants as it is so much required to remain aware to safeguard oneself in any situation.  

Civil Engineering
  • February 04, 2019