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IEEE IEEE International Conference on “Global Trends in Signal Processing, Information Computing and Communication” was organised by College of Engineering and Technology Jalgaon on 22-24 December 2016.

Dr. Madhuri Bhavsar along with Lata Gadhavi, Archana Bhavasar,  Shivani Vasoya were presented paper on "Design and Development of Automated and Reliable Service Provisioning Cloud Architecture for Engineering Education Domain ". It is really pride for the department that this paper was awarded as best research paper. 

Heartly Congratualtion to Dr. Madhuri Bhavsar.

Information Technology
  • December 22, 2016



Following faculty members have attended IEEE TENCON 2016 — Technologies for Smart Nation, 22 - 25 November 2016 • Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

  1. Photonic Sensor for Railway Track Safety, Presenter: Usha S Mehta, Nirma University, India
  2. Development of Basic Fault Model and Corresponding ATPG for Single Input Missing Cell Deposition Defects in Majority Voter of QCA, Presenter: Vaishali Dhare, Nirma University, India
  3. Design and Simulation of X Band Microstrip Circulator, Presenter: Mehul R. Naik, Nirma University, India

          

 

Electronics & Communication
  • November 26, 2016

This seminar was financially supported by ASME. Eminent speakers from the organization such as GE Global Research Bangalore, Rolls Royce Bangalore, and  NAL Bangalore delivered talks in the seminar. The topics such as Role of GT in Power & Oil & Gas Industry,
Basics of Turbomachinery & Aerodynamics, Combustion in Turbomachinery, etc were covered. About 180 participants form various colleges in the neighboring such as LDCE, DDIT, PDPU, GID etc. attended the seminar and got benefited.

Mechanical Engineering
  • November 19, 2016

A one day National seminar on “Mathematics and Its Applications” was organised in Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar on the 19th of November, 2016. Dr. Mahesh Yeolekar secured the Best Presentation Award in the same.

Mathematics & Humanities
  • November 19, 2016

OrCES (Organization of Civil Engineering Students), Department of Civil Engineering, in association with "Safer Roads Safer India Campaign 2016" has organized expert talk on Road Safety and Traffic Awareness followed by Quiz competition.

 

Civil Engineering
  • November 15, 2016

Congratulations to Prof. Manisha Upadhyay for successfully completing Ph.D in Cooperative Wireless Communication under the guidance of Dr. Dilip Kothari.
 

Electronics & Communication
  • October 25, 2016



Congratulations to following B Tech EC students for getting selected in muSigma:
13BEC092    Sahil Lakhotia
13BEC122    Vikhyat Babel

Electronics & Communication
  • October 19, 2016

During the techfest of Mechanical Engineering Students' Association (MESA), Dr Subramanian Swamy dilivered an Guest Lecture on October 18, 2016 at NIM Auditorium on the topic of "Role of Youth in the developement of India". He in his own style talked about teh Indian culture, traditions and value systems to motivate the youth to feel proud to be an Indian.

Mechanical Engineering
  • October 18, 2016

‘PRAVEG’16 – Annual Techno-cultural Fest’ organized by Mechanical Engineering Students’ Association (MESA), under the aegis of Mechanical Engineering Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University witnessed a grand inauguration by Shri Manohar Parrikar, Hon’ble Minister of Defence, India and Shri Vijay Rupani, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Gujarat. The President of Nirma University, Dr. Karsanbhai Patel, welcomed the honorable guests. Inspiring public addresses were delivered by Shri Manohar Parrikar and Shri Vijay Rupani. The audience were apprised of the ethos and activities of Indian Army by Maj. Gen. S. K. Prashar, VSM, GOC, 11INF DIV. The Indian army displayed their magnificent artillery and mighty war techniques under “Know Your Army” campaign including a mesmerizing performance of the Army Band and Gurkha soldiers performing a victory dance alongwith various exhibition stalls. The event PRAVEG includes a plethora of technical competitions and workshops from the field of robotics, automobile engineering and many more activities. Apart from this, other literary events such as elocution, debate, youth parliament, etc. are also included. Moreover, with an aim to raise the awareness among the youth regarding the various government initiatives and enabling them to utilize the initiatives better, pertinent events have been planned on the lines of Make in India Program, Accessible India, etc. 

Mechanical Engineering
  • October 17, 2016

ISA Students’ Chapter, Institute of Technology, Nirma University awarded with ISA Student Section Best Performance award in ISA Automation week 2015-16 conducted by ISA District-14. Prof. H.K Patel awarded with Distinguished Society Service award. Students Deep Patel and Jwalant Bhattreceived Best Student Member Project award on same occasion. 

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • October 15, 2016


Congratulations to following 3 students who got selected for INTERNSHIP in ARM Embedded Systems Pvt Ltd, Bangalore. Later on this can be converted to FTE.

Prachi Singhi
Vineeth Kuduvalli
Rohan Patel

Electronics & Communication
  • October 13, 2016

NXP (Noida) came to campus today and offered 7 students (Placement + Internship) and 1 student Internship only. The students are offered Design Engineer position at their Noida center with salary 11.2 LPA - this is what Nirma can do for her students. We congratulate them for their grand success, and thank all faculty members and management for their role:

7 students with placement + internship:
Rahul Nehlani
Rushank Patel
Kevin Patel
Abhishek Dabhi
Dishank Dalal
Nihar Chaniyara
Vandna Dhingra

1 Student with internship that can be converted to FTE:
Needa Shaikh

The NU alumni at NXP made the path to success smoother!

Electronics & Communication
  • October 13, 2016

The above mentioned event was organised successfully by the Chemical Engineering Department on 24th September 2016.

The Organising Committee included Prof. Neha Patni and Prof. Amita Chaudhary as Conveners and Dr. Shibu G. Pillai and Dr. Ankur Dwivedi as Organising Secretary.

A key feature of the RAFTCT was dedicated symposia for young researcher working in the recent research areas of chemical technology. It is heartening to note that there was an overwhelming response of participants, Around 200 delegates participated from reputed Insititutes of Bangalore, Delhi, Rajasthan, Meerut, Gujarat etc. With close to 110 posters were presented and the abstracts of all posters were published. Abstract cum Souvenir booklet was released by Dr. Alka Mahajan (Director-IT,NU) and e-proceedings by Dr. J. P. Ruparelia (Head of Chemical Dept.).

Special thanks to the eminent personalities like Shri Prakash Jha, (Coordinator, Central University of Gujarat), & Shri Harshad Patel, Head, (CoE, Adani Port & SEZ ltd.) who readily agreed to deliver invited talks. All the delegates and participants had a technically rich experience at the RAFTCT and a comfortable stay at Nirma University.

Chemical Engineering
  • October 13, 2016



The International Society for Automation (ISA), Nirma University organized visit to old age home – Hiramani on 11th October, 2016. 42 volunteers, along with faculty members visited the old age home and tried to do their best in spending a quality time with all the elders. Various activities such as antakshri, interaction session, passing the parcel, snack distribution, singing, garba and prize distribution were arranged.

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • October 11, 2016

Congratulation to following B Tech students for getting selected for the full time placement in ASIC verification group of eInfochips, Ahmedabad with salary Rs 3 LPA:

1 Arkin Khemchandani

2 Udeshay Gupta

3 Nihar Chaniyara

4 Shubham Sehrawat

5 Ashish Patel

6 Krushna Rajani

7 Rushank Patel

8 Brijesh Agarwal

9 Hemal Chauhan

Electronics & Communication
  • October 11, 2016

Dr. Gulshan Sharma, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Department recently published a paper entitled “Adaptive fuzzy critic based control design for AGC of power system connected via AC/DC tie-lines” in International Journal “IET – Generation, Transmission & Distribution” in October 2016.

Dr. Gulshan Sharma, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Department recently published a paper entitled “DFIG based AGC of power system using robust methodology” in 8th International Conference on Applied Energy-ICAE, Energy Procedia, Elsevier, Oct. 8-11, China, 2016. 

Electrical Engineering
  • October 08, 2016

Department of Electrical Engineering had planned an industrial visit to automation plant of "Parle Biscuits Pvt. Ltd.", Nadiad on 07-10-2016 for the students of B.Tech, Semester - III. Total of 135 students visited the plant in 2 different batches along with 6 faculties (3 faculties in each group). The students got the knowledge of automation, different drives and other applications of Electrical Engineering in Industry.

Electrical Engineering
  • October 07, 2016


A  one day workshop on "Leadership Qualities and Women Professional" was organized on 4th October, 2016 under the joint Banner of WIE Affinity Group, ISTE Faculty Chapter and Gender Sensitization Group, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. The mission of the one day workshop on “Leadership Qualities and Women Professionals” is to bring together high-potential women to build a foundation of leadership skills that will advance their personal and professional goals while encouraging them to explore new paths. Join an impressive group of women on this one day workshop filled with inspiring speakers and plenty of other opportunities to arm yourself with new tools to become a better leader and professional. More than 50 Participants across the India participated in the workshop. One lady participant from Madras University and two boy students from Marwadi College, Rajkot were the significance to prove the diversity of participants. Participants were from Adani Institute of Infrastructure Engineering, Ahmedabad, DAIICT, Ganpat University, IIM-Ahmedabad, Indrashil Institute of Science & Technology. Rajpur, Kadi, Marwadi education foundation, Rajkot and Nirma University.

Prof. (Dr.) Alka Mahajan addressed the gathering on the topic “Unlock your Potential”. Prof. (Dr.) Purvi Pokhariyal spoke about “Awareness of legal rights of working women ”. Prof. (Dr.) Nina Muncherji delivered a session on “Professional etiquettes for a woman in office”. Prof. (Dr.) Usha Mehta delivered the talk on “Management of social & professional life of Indian women”. The workshop ended with panel discussion and open forum. Very positive and enthusiastic feedback from the students showed the effectiveness of workshop.

 

  • October 06, 2016

Institute of Technology, Nirma University celebrated its 21st Foundation Day in the gracious presence of Shri K K Patel, Vice President, Nirma University, Dr. Anup Singh, Director General, Nirma University and Shri D P Chhaya, Director, Academic and General Administration on October 03, 2016. Nineteen B. Tech. students were felicitated by Gold/Silver/Bronze medals. Twenty three faculty members, one staff member and sixteen students were felicitated on this occasion for their achievement.. Team “Nirman Go-Kart” was also awarded for winning Business Plan competition at Go-Kart competition at Pune. NITAA scholarships were also distributed. NITAA “Alumni Award” were given to nine alumni members. The day also saw various activities like IDEA Lab project exhibition and social and technical events organized by various student associations. 

  • October 06, 2016

OrCES (Organization of Civil Engineering Students), Department of Civil Engineering in association with Blind People Association, Vastrapur organized an event "Divyang Talent Performance and Tribute" on an occasion of foundation day celebration at Institute of Technology, Nirma University for promoting the contribution in community building from the end of the institute.

An interactive session holding a get together of specially aided children from BPA (Blind People's Association, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad) along with faculty members visited ITNU & showcased their talent in terms of Singing, Musical Instrument Playing etc. The students presented their perfection in folk as well as the modern beats and also showed their skills with the musical instruments. In order to salute their passion towards life, a tribute was offered by the students of Civil Engineering Department, Nirma University, also concerning to Dancing, Singing & Musical Instrument Playing. As a token of respect and love some gifts are distributed among the Divyang Children. A group of 35 students along with their 9 faculty coordinators visited the campus on 3rd of October, 2016 and made the program a grand success. Overall, it was a great session involving a mix of the people from two domains. We hope to organize more such gatherings in the near future to promote such valuable interactions.  

 

Civil Engineering
  • October 05, 2016

Invited Expert: Prof. J.P. Gupta, Founder Director (2008 – 2016), Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Rae Bareli, (U.P.), India

Dated: 22-23 September 2016

Venue: PG Seminar Hall, IT,NU.

Audience: B.tech(III,V,VII Sem) Chemical Engineering students and M.Tech I sem EPD with all faculty members.

Chemical Engineering
  • October 05, 2016

Congratulations to Shraddha Khambhayata and Vikhyat Babel for getting selected for placement in SEARCE (salary 7 LPA) !
 

Electronics & Communication
  • October 05, 2016

Instrumentation and Control Engineering Depatment, Institute of Technology, NU has organized an Edumeet on “Factory Automation: Bridging the Gap between Industry and Academia” on 1st October 2016 in collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. The objective of the meet was to bridge the gap between the present syllabus related to Factory Automation and technology used in the industries. The detailed deliberation took place among 30 faculty members of different 16 institutes of the Gujarat states and 12 professionals from 8 related industries throughout the day. The delegates had suggested modifications in existing syllabus of Programmable Logic Controller as well new course on Advances in Factory Automation. The final version of the proposed syllabus will be published soon by the co-ordinators. 

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • October 04, 2016

The International Society for Automation (ISA), Nirma University organized a social event – Book Donation and a Technical Quiz on Foundation Day-3rd October, 2016. Book Donation event was organized in order to collect and distribute books to the ones in need. Book collection boxes were kept in front of every block and canteen for the whole day. In addition to this, used stationary items like pencils, pens, erasers, etc are also collected for donation purpose.  A fun filled, open to all, technical quiz was also organized on the same day.

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • October 03, 2016


2 hours workshop on Google API, their uses and applicationas and how to make them and on Google Cardboard, virtual reality, augmented reality and how they are being used in projects by students. Also educating as to how they can be used to make projects.

Information Technology
  • October 01, 2016

A session of alumni interaction with Mr. RACHIT OZA was organized for III semester Chemical Engineering students. Rachit Oza was the president of ChESA and actively participated and organized events in ChESA. He shared his knowledge about choosing an alternative career. Simply by keeping the mirror of reality in-front of students, he could make students to realize about the percentage of students that pursue for technical jobs after the completion of B. Tech which was less than 20%, “Don’t think too much about your career, all of us will have a career ahead because we all are engineers were his words. He told students it’s better to develop the habit of learning the good things from others, to always follow your passion whole heartedly and always be a good listener and observer so that you can act smartly. He sensitized the concept of Nothing is impossible in this universe”, even the word impossible says I’m-possible hence never say no to any task. Always give it a try, fight for it and try to evaluate it. He gave the golden principle of 5D’s Dare, Decide, Disect, Determine and Dream. He was very much successful in drilling into students minds that a degree might give you a regular job but it’s the passion gives you an alternative career. Finally he bid goodbye and reminded students about the most crucial and sensitive decision of their life “Choosing Your Career WISELY”.

Chemical Engineering
  • September 29, 2016

Congratulations to MTech COMM student Dhwani Ajmera for getting selected for the placement in Bombardier Transportation with salary Rs 7.75 Lacs per year!

Electronics & Communication
  • September 28, 2016

An Alumni meet was held in Bangalore on Aug 28,2016 ( 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm)

@ Hotel Bhagini Palace, Opp, Innovative Multiplex, Marathhalli,Bangalore. More than 60 Alumni members attended the meet. Dr N P Gajjar, SR Vice President NITAA, Dr Mehul Naik, Dr Zunnun Narmawala and Dr Ankit Thakker  attended the meet as NITAA representative of Institute.

It has created great networking among alumnis and they were informed about the progress and development of Nirma  University as a whole.

It was followed by delicious dinner and fun filled party.

  • September 24, 2016

The ISTE Faulty Chapter has organized  an expert lecture on Topic "Exciting Indian R&D Scenario" by the Prof. J. P. Gupta, former DG-GERMI (PDPU), former DG-RGIPT, Professor IIT Kanpur on 22/09/2016 Thursday. The lecture was very inspiring and more than 50 faculty members actively took part in it.

  • September 23, 2016

Vaudeville'16 with the central theme of 'Revival' this year kick-started proceedings on 15th of September with the event -'Antara' (Classical Dance/Singing/Instrument), followed by Dance events, Debate, and Rangoli making competition. All the events were taken in high regards by the audience who had turned up in large numbers in support of the participants. Also, the Fun Zone and the Karaoke Stall in the lunch hours posed a major attraction in Vaudeville this year. All the entries of Art events namely- On the spot painting, Collage making and Cartooning were showcased in the canteen area for all the students to witness the artistic creations of the participants.

Day 2 of Vaudeville'16 (i.e.16th of September) witnessed some breath-taking performances by the faculties in the event- 'Shahee Muqabla'(Faculty Singing),  some heart warming performances in 'The Voice of Nirma'(Solo Singing) & 'Harmony'(Duet Singing). Also, the local RJs of ITNU showcased their talent by performing live 'Vaudeville on Air'(The RJ Show).

'The Vaudeville Night', saw some dazzling performances by the finalists of the singing and dance events. Mr. & Ms. ITNU 2016 was the main event of the night; which was judged collectively by our guest judges of the evening- Ms. Disha Shah & Ms.Nazneen Shaikh. A fitting end to this fairy-tale like journey of Vaudeville'16 was given by the energetic performance by Mr.Arvind Vegda and his accompanists, to whose music the crowd danced and enjoyed.

  • September 19, 2016


Prof. (Dr.) P. N. Tekwani, Professor & Head, Department of Electrical Enginering (EE), Prof. (Dr.) S. C. Vora, Professor, Department of Electrical Enginering (EE) and Dr. J. B. Patel, Associate Professor, Department of Instrumentation & Control (IC) Enginering worked as an expert for imparting two day training programme titled "Electrical Engineering for Non - Electrical Engineers" for the engineers of Howe Engineering Projects (I) Pvt. Ltd. The training was conducted as a part of consultancy during Sept. 15 - 16, 2016 at Adani House, Mundra, Kutch, Gujarat.

Electrical Engineering
  • September 17, 2016

To celebrate the Engineer's day ISTE Faculty Chapter, Nirma University had organized an expert lecture on " Energy Crisis: Fusion - a possible solution" by Dr Dhiraj Bora, Director, IPR, Gandhinagar on 15/09/2016 Thursday at 2.30pm to 3.30pm. More than 75 faculty members actively attended this lecture.

 

  • September 15, 2016

A team of 3 engineering students- Aaradhya Mehta, Yash Trivedi and Amit Sharma from Nirma University have won the prestigious Computer Society Special Prize in the Mobile Application Development Competition(IEEEmadC) organized by IEEE.

 

The application developed by them is “Hitch”. It is a carpooling app. On the app, the students going to or returning from their University can post their invitation for others to ride with them mentioning the information such as source of journey, destination, vehicle plate number and seats available. Those wanting to ride with them can request a ride through the app. Also there is an in app chat feature so the users of the app can chat among themselves which can be used to decide the place, time and other details of the journey.

Computer Engineering
  • September 08, 2016

A program on Data Mining was organized by Computer Engineering Department of Institute of Technology, Nirma University for Engineers/Scientists/application practitioners of SAC, ISRO, Ahmedabad during 29th August – 3rd September 2016. The coverage of the program spanned from fundamentals of data mining to advanced data mining techniques. The concepts discussed were also realized during laboratory sessions using Python. The unique feature of the program was special demonstrations which showed data mining in action on real life problems.

Computer Engineering
  • September 05, 2016


There is always a demand of those personnel who are proficient in the design aspects in the field of both Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Designers hold a key position in any of the project and are play makers for the successful run of the project, product or even the organization. With the advancement in technologies, it is therefore advisable to the budding professionals to be well equipped with modern technologies and developments present in thefield be well acquainted with them to aid to their utility.

 

To promote this philosophy and provide some exposure towards the designing prospect, we have thus arranged a seminar on design and development using software. The speaker, Mr. Dave is an experienced personnel in the field who has successfully guided a large number of candidates to be proficient with software designing and has aided them to be more productive.

 

 

 

Speaker: Mr. Jaydip Dave

 

Event Details

 

31, August, 2016 

(Wednesday)

 

Time: 4.15 PM to 6.00 PM

 

Venue: B 101 Auditorium

 

Fees: FREE

 

 

Speaker Profile and Introduction :

 

  • Mr. Dave holds 3 years of industry experience in the field of Design Engineering .
  • He is a certified trainer for CAD/CAM/CAE.
  • Graduate from Toronto, Canada.

 

Topics to be covered during the session :

 

  • Product Design from concept to implementation.
  • Process of Design, analysis and manufacturing.
  • Feature based modeling.
  • Basic concepts of CAD/CAM/CAE.
  • Rendering.

Civil Engineering
  • August 31, 2016

ISA Students’ Chapter organised a Robotics workshop in association with ROBOCON-NIRMA on 27th August, 2016. The workshop aimed at introducing the first year engineering students to the world of robotics.

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • August 27, 2016

Congratulations to Mahabeer Verma and Rahul Bhatia for getting placed as systems engineer for about Rs 11 LPA in Nvidia where they will be joining many of our Nirma alumni! Out of 39 who appeared for the written test, 8 were short-listed for interview and 2 finally selected.

Electronics & Communication
  • August 22, 2016



Expert Lectures are arranged for VII semester students according to following schedule:

1. CPM - Sem. VII - 2 to 4 pm on 11/8/2016 - by Meghal Zala on BIM and Construction project management

 

2. Professional Practice - Sem. VII - 11.15 to 1.15 am on 22/8/2016 by Anushrav Bhatt on Arbitration and other Acts

 

3. CPM - Sem. VII - 12.15 to 2.15 on 26/8/2016 by Dr.A.V.Thomas on Project Appraisal

 

Civil Engineering
  • August 09, 2016

During 2nd and 3rd sept CSI student Branch is organizing a Technical Festival Blitzkrieg 2016

Major Events of Blitzkrieg are as follows:

VoidFnx: It is a hard core coding competition.Must for placement preparations. Questions on several frequently asked concepts like dynamic programming will be there 

CodeCracker: Lighter coding competition with concepts like strings, bit manipulation etc.

DesignNDevelop:Web Designing competition where a company's profile will be provided and u have to design frontend 

TeachMachine: Machine Learning based event in which there will be 1 hr of knowledge transfer session and rest peer competition

Stacked Up: It has been noticed that recruiters favourite topic has been data structures and thus we provide you an exclusive platform to test ur skills in this event

QuizUp:General Knowledge Quiz (Team of 2-3)

SnoopCode:Treasure hunt with twist where u get ur clues in ur phone (Team of 2-3)

StealJobs: Placements season is here and yet another chance at testing ur mettle with this mock placement 

And Cyber Security Workshop by Comexpo

Information Technology
  • August 01, 2016

"A workshop for the students on the theme "Making Yourself Ready for Industry" was conducted by Chemical Engineering Department, under Center of Continuing Education Nirma University. Coordinators for the workshop were Prof Parag Saxena and Prof Priya Saxena.The workshop was intended to highlight the requirement of Soft Skills in a professional career.

The workshop got very good response and total 61 students attended the workshop, out which 45 students came from outside colleges. The sessions were conducted by our Internal faculty ( Prof Parag Saxena, Prof Priya Saxena and Dr M H Joshipura) and Professional Trainers from Metamorphosis, Ahmedabad and CarvingMindz, Ahmedabad.

 

Chemical Engineering
  • July 30, 2016


Mechanical Engineering Department has organized a training programme on Solid Modelling using CAD software under CCE for the students of Mechanical Engineering. The programme consists of various modelling and assembly tools in Ceo Parametric software. The programme started on 16/07/2016. The duration of the programme is 48 hrs and being conducted on every saturday by various faculty members of the department. Prof. Jatin Dave and Prof. Rudresh Makwana are coordinating the programme.
 

Mechanical Engineering
  • July 16, 2016


Harshit Bhadauriya (14MICC12), (along with Prof. Harsh Kapadia, Dr. J B Patel and Prof. Alpesh Patel ) post graduate student of Control and Automation, IC Engineering won the best paper award for presenting paper titled “Development of a non-linear process control test and empirical investigation of control performance”, at National conference on process automation and control NCPAC 2016 organized by MNIT Jaipur during May 28-29, 2016.

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • May 28, 2016

A career counseling seminar for aspiring students of standard 12th (with JEE Main) and interested in engineering courses is planned on 23.05.2016. The session shall be addressed by key resource people of Nirma University. This session shall also have an open house for students & their parents.

Interested students / parents can register themselves at Nirma University to get an online admit card.

  • May 19, 2016



The Centre for Entrepreneurship organized the first-of-a-kind "Business Plan Competition" last month in which about 125 students participated. The good news is that the EC team came out with the first prize of Rs 5000 awarded by the outside jury. These three students have done this work under me as a part of their major project.

In the final round, the winners were as per following table:

No

Prize details

Business plan

Student details

Institute

1

1st Prize (Rs 5000)

Drive Assist

Parth Sagar (12bec064)

Rushi Shah (12bec086)

Dhruvil Shah (12bec085)

Institute of Technology

2

2nd Prize (Rs 3000)

Photoyatra

Harshil Modi (13bme036)

Rushit Kansara(13bme047)

Sushrut Gandhi(13bme031)

Aashay Doshi(13bme039 )

Institute of Technology

3

3rd Prize (Rs 2000)

Beard and Me

Nupur Shah(15mct109)

Institute of Pharmacy

Electronics & Communication
  • May 02, 2016

Congratulations to Dhwani Rathod and Anshu Shah, sem VIII EC students for getting selected for placement with salary CTC Rs 10.73 Lacs per year into the Dubai-based number one coaching institute - MECCADEMIA EDUCATION INSTITUTE through III-Cell.
 

Electronics & Communication
  • April 29, 2016

This training programme is intended to give exposure to the use of various tools for computational purposes in the field of Chemical Engineering. These computational
tools are very much useful for solving various chemical engineering problems related to process design, simulation and optimisation. The knowledge of such tools can be a very good value addition for aspiring engineers. The objective of this programme to make students conversant with the use of these tools. To achieve this in addition to the theory, laboratory sessions would be organized to give handson experience.

The coordinators of the workshop: Dr M H Joshipura, Prof Parag Saxena and Prof Priya Saxena

 

Chemical Engineering
  • April 23, 2016

This training program is intended to give exposure to the use of various tools for computational purposes in the field of Chemical Engineering. These computational tools are very much useful for solving various chemical engineering problems related to process design, simulation and optimization. The target audience for this program may be the faculties who are involved in teaching various courses like Optimization, Modeling and Simulations, Process Integration, CAD and optimization, Students (UG second year onwards and PG ), researchers and working professionals. The objective of this program is to make the target audience conversant with the use of these tools. To achieve this in addition to the theory, laboratory sessions would be organized to give handson experience.
 

Chemical Engineering
  • April 19, 2016


Mechanical Engineering Students' Associtaion has celebrated MESA day on 08/04/2016. Various speakers have have ivited to deliver the talk on variosu topics. Mr Jay Vasavada talked on "Business Skiils" in his humorous style. Mr Abhishek Javeri and Mr Bhavin Dabhi, allumni of the department have also shared their experience with the students of mechanical engineering department.

Mechanical Engineering
  • April 08, 2016

MTech EPD IV sem student Mr Nilesh Khalse under the guidance of Prof R N Reddy got the best poster award for poster titled “Production of Hydrogen from Biodiesel Byproduct: Glycerol via Steam Reforming over Cobalt catalysts” was awarded first prize, during a National conference on Inter-Intra disciplinary blend of Chemical Engineering , VNIT, Nagpur, 2nd-3rd April 2016.

Chemical Engineering
  • April 04, 2016


Site Visits Planned in March 2016 for M.Tech Students

Sr. No.

Name of Industry/Laboratory for Visit

Target group of Students

Date & Time

01

VMS Fabrics at Gangad (near Bavla) - Conventional Steel Structures

M Tech Semester II

05/03/2016 Sat 10 amonwards

02

Dadhichi Bridge near Vadaj, Ahmedabad

M Tech Semester II

07/03/2016 Mon 8.30 am onwards

03

Lafarge India Pvt.Ltd

Plot No. C 14,15 & 16, Behind Sanghi Cement Godown,

Sarkhej-Sanand Road, Vill: Sanathal, P.O. Ulariya, Sanand,

AHMEDABAD - 382 210

Interested students of M Tech Semester IV & 15 students of B Tech Minor

12/03/2016 Sat 10 amonwards

04

Murugappa Morgan Ltd. at Moti Bhoyan (near Vadsar-Santej) - PEB

M Tech Semester II

25/03/2016 Fri

1 pm onwards

Civil Engineering
  • March 05, 2016


Fenil Shah and Yagnesh Khambhadiya won first prize for paper presentation on “Review paper on catalytic converter” under the track “Synopsis – Paper presentation event pertaining to Chemical Engineering Department” at Footprint – A National Level Technical Event held at M. S. University, Vadodara during 18th -20th February 2016 guided by Femina Patel.

Chemical Engineering
  • February 25, 2016

Prof. Neha Patni and Dr. Shibu G. Pillai received Best Paper Award  under the theme of "Capacity building in India Energy and Infrastructure sector in context to Make in India Campaign"  in International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management ICEIM , on 18-19 February 2016 organised by Pandit DeenDayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar.

Chemical Engineering
  • February 25, 2016

GEDA (Gujarat Energy Development Agency) is an organization of Government of Gujarat working in an areas of Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation. They have brought their exhibition vans (one is for renewable energy) and (second is for energy conservation) during our NUTECH-2016

Electronics & Communication
  • February 24, 2016

Intel visited our campus and offered 1-year internship to 17 VLSI, 5 Embedded and 2 CSE M Tech students. Congratulations!
 

Electronics & Communication
  • February 17, 2016

TEDxNirmaUniversity with the theme 'Metamorphosis of Indian Culture' was organized independently by Nirma University. We believe ideas have the power to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. In line with the spirit of TED conferences held world over these seminal talks were  held on versity  on January 23, 2016. Ten speakers, all stalwart in their field presented their Ides of change. 

  • February 10, 2016


Dr. P. N. Tekwani - Director, IT NU, receiving ISTE Award for Best Faculty Chapter – 2015 from Honorable Shri Hansarajji Ahir (Union Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizer, Govt. of India) during ISTE Annual Convention at Amravati. Honourable Shri Girishji Bapat (Minister of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Protection, Govt. of Maharashtra) and Honourable Dr. Ranjeet Patil (Minister of State Home-Urban, Urban Development, Govt. of Maharashtra), among others, were also present in the ceremony

  • February 08, 2016

A team of Mechanical Engineering Students participated in Drama event of Vaudeville 2016 (Culfest of Institute of Technology) and won Second prize. Further represented Institute of Technology in university drama event One Act Play and stood third. Teh department congratulate all the team members.

Mechanical Engineering
  • February 01, 2016

Mechanical Engineering Department has successfully organized Autocalypse 2016 (An Automobile workshop) in association with MESA and SAE as an extension activity where in 120 students of different schools from city have participated. The event was inaugurated by the chief guest Dr. Sandhya Bhullar (Director, Employment and Training, Govt. of Gujarat), president of function Dr P N Tekwani (Director, IT, NU) with Dr R N Patel (HOD, ME) and Dr J B Patel (Coordinator, Extension Activity, IT, NU) on 30/01/2016. Participants were exposed to various technological aspects related to automobile through various activities like BAJA and GoKart demonstration, Bike maintenance, AutoQuiz and demonstration of cut section models of car. Participants were also presented various innovative and creative idea for futuristic technology during Idea Presentation event and the best ideas were awarded.

Mechanical Engineering
  • January 30, 2016

Technofora’16 –the annual technical symposium of ISA students’ chapter, Nirma University was inaugurated on 29th January, 2016 with more than 1000+ participants from various Engineering colleges. The chief guest at the inauguration ceremony was the director of DECU, ISRO Mr. Virender Kumar. The director of Institute of Technology, Nirma University - Dr. P N Tekwani, Section Head of IC Dr D M Adhyaru and Faculty Advisor - Prof H K Patel were also present at the event. Prof. H K Patel emphasised on importance of technical fests and encouraged students to participate in many more such events.

The chief Guest Mr Virender Kumar gave a brief History on ISRO. He talked about the youth force of India and laid emphasis on promoting youth schemes such as make in India and start ups. Also during the Inauguration, 13th edition of ISA students’ chapters annual magazine, Mag-IC was launched The audience was enlightened and motivated by such words of wisdom and carried on to be part of Technofora’ 16.

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • January 29, 2016

M.Tech. Thesis entitled "Energy Efficiency Improvement in MSME Sector in Gujarat" of  Mr. Nainesh Patel (13MCHN01), guided by Dr. Parin Shah received the ISTE-IPCL National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Chemical Engineering (Energy System) -2015 (Second Prize) during 45th ISTE National Annual Convention at Amravati on 10th January, 2016.

Chemical Engineering
  • January 18, 2016

Dr. P. N. Tekwani – Director (i/c), IT, NU attended the 45th ISTE Annual National Convention & International Conference on “Challenges & Opportunities in Technical Education in the Era of Sustainable Development”. The event was organized by H.V.P.M’s College of Engineering & Technology, Amravati, Maharashra during 9 to 11th January, 2016. 

Dr. P. N. Tekwani - Director, IT NU, receiving ISTE National Award for Best Clean and Green Campus – 2015 from Honorable Shri Subhash Desai (Minister of Industries, Ports and Employment, Govt. of Maharashtra), during ISTE Annual Convention at Amravati. Honourable Shri Anandrao Adsul (Member of Parliament, Amravati), among others, was also present in the ceremony

  • January 12, 2016