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News of January 2017

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ISTE STTP on “CMOS, Mixed Signal and Radio Frequency VLSI Design” will be conducted under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD, Govt. of India) by IIT Kharagpur through the DISTANCE EDUCATION mode, from January 30, 2017 to February 4, 2017; and The department of electronics and communication engineering, IT-NU will organize the same. Dr Mehul R Naik, Associate Professor, EC will be the coordinator of the STTP. The lectures will be telecast live from IIT-Kg to ITNU
campus for the registered participants.

Electronics & Communication
  • January 30, 2017

The Industry Institute Interaction Cell (III-Cell), NIRMA UNIVERSITY is organizing interaction session between Industrial people and academician on 18 th February, 2017 (Saturday). The aim is to encourage, promote and enhance the interaction between the industry and academics.

Chemical Engineering
  • January 28, 2017

On this 68th republic day, IEEE Student Branch, Women in Engineering Affinity group, carried out 'Paytm Preach' campaign, promoting the digital India initiative, in Gandhinagar sector-3D. They tutored more than 60 women and men as a part of this extension activity.

  • January 26, 2017

Congratulations to Mansi Kamani (99.7 percentile) shraddha Khambhatia (99.2 percentile) and Meet Shah (99.29 percentile) on their exemplary performance in CAT 2017 and wish them good luck.

Electronics & Communication
  • January 21, 2017

Electrical Engineering Students Association (EESA), Institute of Technology, Nirma University organized a national level technical symposium "SCINTILLA - 2017" on January 20-21, 2017. Mr Keizo Shimada, President (R&D) and Mr Premal Patwa (CTO), Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics were the Chief Guest and Guest of Honor respectively. The students from different region of the state had taken part in different events. 

Electrical Engineering
  • January 20, 2017

NITAA (Nirma Institute of Technology Alumni AssociatioN) Meet 2017 was held on 7th January 2017. The Meet received overwhelming response where around 550 alumni participants. 

We have received tremendous support from our doting students and they left no opportunity to entertain the gathering with cultural performance (Skits, songs, mon-acting, nukkad natak, Mr Bean's performance, dance) and many other recreational activities on the ground.

Some of the other highlights of the event was:
1. Collecting Alumni Feedback through postcards and sticking them on strings
2. Structures were created to symbolize Nirma Bus...for Alumni members to take memorable photographs. 
3. Setup to play one minute games on the ground.
4. Distribution of Nirma Mugs to all the participating Alumni Members
5. Rangolis at the entrance

For photos kindly visit our NITAA Facebook page

  • January 07, 2017

A workshop "Big Data Analytics with Hadoop and Spark Framework using Python Programming" for students, faculty members, research scholars and industry persons was conducted jointly by department of Information Technology and Computer Engineering under Center of Continuing Education (CCE), Nirma University.

The objective of the workshop was to introduce the concept of Big Data and recent trends in Big Data Analytics using Python based Hadoop and Apache Spark framework. The workshop emphasiseda on enabling participants to effectively utilize Hadoop Ecosystem for solving Big Data related problems in their respective domains. A brief overview of Deep Learning techniques and their applicability in solving several problems was also provided. Lab sessions were conducted to demonstrate all practical aspects of using Apache Spark in Python so as to provide hands on experience to participants starting from configuration. Participants gained knowledge which helped them apply concepts and practical knowledge availed from this workshop in applications including Multimedia Processing and Recommender Systems.

Total 25 participants attended the workshop among which 13 were from outside institutes or industry. The workshop received very good response from all participants. The sessions were conducted by our internal faculty (Dr Priyank Thakkar, Prof JaiPrakash Verma, Prof Swati Jain, Prof Sapan H Mankad, Prof Smita Agrawal).

Information Technology
  • January 02, 2017