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KTU SPONSORED FDP

A KTU sponsored 5-day FDP on ‘Industry 4.0: Current Research Trends and Challenges‘ was held from 27th – 31st May 2019. The event was inaugurated by Dr. Kumar Rajamani, Manager (Technical), Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Bangalore. He also handled a hands-on session on Tensor flow. The other sessions were handled by academicians of reputed institutions like NITs and Amritha University. A session on Next-generation wireless networks was handled by Dr. Neelakantan PC, Principal, MITS and a session on Deep learning was handled by Ms.Vidya T.V, Asst. Professor, ECE, MITS. The FDP was co-ordinated by Dr. Selvia Kuriakose and Ms. Deepa Prabhu, Asst Professor, MITS.

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DEPARTMENT ASSOCIATION- ILLUMINATI

The Electronics and Communication Engineering Association of Muthoot Institute of Technology and Science(MITS) named ‘ILLUMINATI’ was inaugurated by Shri.V.Raghunandan IES, Deputy Director General BSNL, (Department of Telecommunication), Kochi on 10th July, 2014.

The name of the association ‘ILLUMINATI’ and logo was released on the occasion. During his inaugural address Shri.V.Raghunandan elaborated on the fundamental concepts in communication and gave the students a general awareness about the environmental aspects of radiation from mobile towers.

Principal Dr. S. Pushpakumar presided over the function. Executive Director Mr. P George Varghese, Asso.Prof.Dhanya.S HOD- ECE, senior professors, and HODs of various departments were present on the occasion.

ASSOCIATION REPRESENTATIVES (2017-2018)

  • President- Mr. Aravind B Menon (2015-2019 Batch)

  • Secretary- Ms. Elsa Raju (2016-2020 Batch)

  • Treasurer- Mr. T.V. Jaidev (2015-2019 Batch)

  • Editors- Ms. Sai Vaishnavi (2015-2019 Batch), Ms. Megha Baby (2015-2019 Batch), Ms. Athulya Francis (2016-2020 Batch)

  • Executive Members- Ms. Priyasree (2015-2019 Batch), Mr. Nikhil Biju (2016-2020 Batch)

  • Faculty In-charges- Dr. Arunkant A Jose

ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES -ROBO RACE

As a part of the Department of Electronics and Communication Association- ILLUMINATI- and IEEE student chapter, a Robo Race competition was organized on 12th April 2018. The event was coordinated by Dr. Arunkant A Jose (Assistant Professor, ECE) and Mr. Anas M. M (Assistant Professor, ECE).The race was open to students of all branches to create a practical exposure to robots and their applications. The Race introduced the students to concepts of robot movement, perceiving environment and avoiding obstacles.

FACULTY FOR STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES

  • Session Handled By: Mr. Anas M. M, Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE

    Topic: Introduction to Robotics

    As a part of Electronics Department association activities ‘Faculty for Student seminar series‘ are being organized every month. Mr. Anas M. M (Assistant Professor, ECE) handled a session on “Introduction to Robotics” on 4th April 2018.The session was planned for S4 ECE (2016-2020 Batch) to create awareness of robots and their applications. The talk introduced the concepts of robot movement, perceiving environment and avoiding obstacles. The students were exposed to real world examples of how robots are used in disaster situations.

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QUIZ ON EVOLUTION OF COMMUNICATION

Date: 7th March 2018

Venue: Seminar Hall (Room No 506)

Participants: S2 and S4 students

As part of the activities of ECE Association ‘Illuminati, the S4 students (2016-2020 Batch) of ECE department organized a quiz on 7th march 2018 for 2nd semester (2017-2021 Batch) and 4th semester (2016-2020 Batch) students on the topic ‘EVOLUTION OF COMMUNICATION’. The Quiz was planned by Ms. Dhanya S, (Associate Professor, ECE). The questions covered the basics of communication and its evolution. 10 teams each with 2 members participated in the competition. There were two rounds and in the first round, there were 10 questions with 10 points for the correct answer and 5 points for the pass questions. Out of 10 teams, 5 teams passed the first round and got eligible for the second round. Round two followed the same rules as round one(for mark distribution).In round two, the students were asked to identify the personalities who had given their contributions in the field of communication. Students maintained a healthy competition, and this quiz gave them an opportunity to know more about the field of communication and to increase their interest in that area.

TECHNICAL SYMPOSIUM

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) Association- ILLUMINATI– organized a two day Technical Symposium on 27th and 28th October 2017. These days saw experience sharing and a confluence of ideas and interaction among personnel from Academia, Research Organizations and Industry. Resource persons were from NeST Technologies, VTransform Consulting Services, IBS, Cherthala IHRD College and a reputed Research Organization of Central Government. Drawn from the presenter’s personal experience, the scope of the talk and subsequent interaction included career opportunities; knowledge, skill set and attitude essential for the respective domains; and recent trends in Engineering. Interesting reminiscence of gaps experienced at the start of career and at career shifts were also shared to enlighten the students on how they can better equip themselves for their future ventures. The Symposium was coordinated by Ms. Priscilla Grace George (Assistant Professor, ECE) and Ms. Athira Jess Cherian (Assistant Professor, ECE).

ICE BREAKING 2017

FOR 2015-19 ECE BATCH

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) conducted an in-house accelerated Personality and Communication Skill Development program, ICE-BREAKING 2017, for S5 ECE students on 11th and 12th August 2017. The program was hosted by Mr. Rishikesh P. H (Assistant Professor, ECE), Ms. Irin Sajan (Assistant Professor, ECE), Ms. Priscilla Grace George (Assistant Professor, ECE) and Ms. Athira Jess Cherian (Assistant Professor, ECE). The sessions were scheduled from 6 AM to 11 PM on both days and included motivational talks and a variety of activities to boost the personality and communication skills of students.

FOR 2014-18 ECE BATCH

 

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INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE SHARING SESSION

Speaker: Akhilesh, Entrepreneur

Date: 30th September 2016

Time: 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Venue: Seminar Hall (Room no: 506)

As a part of the MITS ECE department activity, an interactive experience sharing session was conducted by Mr Akhilesh, a young entrepreneur on 30th of September 2016, so as to brief the students on the pros & cones of start-ups. The students from the seventh semester of ECE attended the session.

Mr. Akhilesh shared his experience on having a start up of his own and the risks & ambiguities he had faced during the years after setting up his own company. He also shared his experience of working currently in the hiring department of leading companies like Amazon, AskMe etc. The session was very much inspiring for students. He also mentioned some programming languages like GO which would be useful for the students in the future.

DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES ON INTERNET OF THINGS

Speaker: Mr. K. Moorthi, Manager, Enthu Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore

Date: 19th October 2016

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Venue: Seminar Hall (Room no: 304)


As a part of the MITS ECE Department Association Activity- Distinguished Lecture Series, a lecture was given on ‘Internet of Things’ by Mr. K. Moorthi, Co-founder/Product Manager of Coimbatore based company ‘Enthu Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd’. The students from the fifth semester of ECE attended the lecture. The distinguished lecture series event was organized and co-ordinated by the faculties – Ms. Remya Jacob (Asst. Professor, ECE) and Ms. Priscilla Grace George (Asst. Professor, ECE).

IoT is a seamless connected network system of embedded objects/devices, with identifiers, in which communication without any human intervention is made possible by utilizing standard and inter-operable communication protocols. In order to clarify the working of IoT, Mr. Moorthi showed a working model of an IoT controlled lighting system which could be turned ON and OFF from anywhere in the world from a PC or a mobile device. The talk also included discussions on various projects done using Raspberry Pi. He also presented the mini-computer made using Raspberry Pi, with which he did his presentation. The talk included applications and possibilities of IoT in the present world and share of Start-Up companies in the growth of both economy and technology in India. An open invitation was given by Enthu Technology to do internship and to share innovative ideas with them so that it can be realized as a product. The students found the session really inspiring and informative.

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WORKSHOP ON TECHNICAL MANUSCRIPT WITH LATEX

Speaker: Mr. Sreeraj K.P, Lecturer, GPC, Kottakal

Date: 23th September 2016

Time: 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Venue: CCF

As a part of the MITS ECE Department Association – ILLUMINATI, a one day workshop was conducted on Technical manuscript with LaTeX’ by Mr. Sreeraj K.P, Lecturer, GPC, Kottakal on 23rd September 2016. The students from the seventh semester of ECE attended the workshop. The workshop was organized and co-ordinated by the faculties –Ms. Remya Jacob (Asst. Professor, ECE) and Ms. Priscilla Grace George (Asst. Professor, ECE) and student co-ordinators – Aravind Menon (S3, ECE), Priyasree S (S3, ECE) and Sai Vaishnavi (S3, ECE).

The software was already installed in the systems, so the students got a chance to work with LaTeX on their own. LaTeX is a set of macros for TeX that aims at reducing the user’s task to the sole role of writing the content. The students came to know about the different formatting processes that could be done using LaTeX in their documents. Each student created documents of their own in their corresponding systems. The classes were both interactive and interesting. The students also learned how LaTeX makes it very simple to handle equations, figures, bibliographies, indexes, etc, thereby easing the tedious task of project and seminar documentation. On whole, the workshop conducted had introduced a new typesetting system among students that would really benefit in their individual works.

TECHNICAL TALKS

RESOURCE PERSON :Jojish Joseph, Scientist NPOL, Kochi

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) organized a talk by Mr. Jojish Joseph , Scientist NPOL, Kochi for faculty members and 8th Semester students on 10th February, 2017. He is also department advisory board member. The talk began with the opportunities for engineering students in this era and the key outlooks that one must have while pursuing a career in engineering. He emphasized that engineering is about value creation, having a spirit of innovation a continuous strive to find solutions to problems of inefficiency thus leading to happy outcomes for individuals, firms as well as society in general. He then introduced DRDO and NPOL, with a brief explanation about the nature and type of work and launched to his talk about applying signal processing to develop one particular system. The talk was coordinated by Ms.Anjaly S V(Assistant Professor, ECE).

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IEEE Student Chapter

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. IEEE student branch MITS was inaugurated on 12th February 2018. All the faculty members of the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) are professional members of IEEE and the ECE department also has seven society memberships. There are 66 students from various batches in the student branch from the ECE department.

The executive committee members from ECE are:-

  • Joint Secretary – Adeep Aji (S5 ECE)
  • WIE Chair- Elsa Maria George(S7 ECE)
  • Membership Development Coordinator- Josna Antony (S7 ECE)
  • Technical Lead- Ananthu Anil (S7 ECE)

MITS ECE BRANCH CONDUCTED FDP

In order to strengthen the ongoing programs of the ECE Department and to cater to the growing demands of bridging the gulf between academy and industry in the field of RF/Wireless communication, the department of ECE in partnership with Keysight Technolgies (formerly Agilent Technologies) has set up a state of the art advanced research laboratory. The lab was declared as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) by M/s Keysight Technologies on 14/02/18. To mark the occasion and to foster cooperation between academia, research organisations and industry, the department also conducted a five day workshop from 12/02/2018 to 16/02/2018 Relevant areas in RF and Wireless communication“. The sessions were handled by eminent personalities from industry & academia.

 

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FACULTY ATTENDED FDPs

The details regarding Faculty Development Programs (FDPs) and Workshops attended by the faculty members are as follows.

  • Mr. T. Nithin (Assistant Professor, ECE) attended a short term training programme on “RF and Microwaves: From Theory to Experiments” at CUSAT, Ernakulam from 27th November 2017 to 1st December 2017.

  • Dr. Arun Joy (Associate Professor, ECE) and Mr. Ameenudeen P. E (Assistant Professor, ECE) attended a workshop on Software Defined Radio at CUSAT, Ernakulam from 20th and 21st November 2017.

  • Mr. Baiju Karun (Associate Professor, ECE), Mr. Ameenudeen P. E (Assistant Professor, ECE), Mr. Anas M. M (Assistant Professor, ECE) and Ms. Priscilla Grace George (Assistant Professor, ECE) attended a workshop on Linear Algebra, at RSET, Ernakulam on 18th November 2017.

  • Ms. Athira Jess Cherian and Ms Irin Sajan, Asst. Professor, ECE visited IIT Kanpur to attend a short term course on “Spectrum Sensing for MIMO-OFDM cognitive radio systems” during 21-04-17 to 24-04-17.

  • Ms. Dhanya S (Associate Professor) and Ms. Anjali S.V (Assistant Professor) visited IIT Kanpur to attend a short term course on “MIMO, Massive MIMO, OFDM4G/5GWireless Technologies” during 20-06-17 to 23-06-17.

  • Priscilla Grace George and Ms. Athira Jess Cherian attended a two-day hands-on workshop on Machine learning with R programming organized by IEDC, MITS on 25th-26th August 2017.

  • Dr. Arun Joy (Associate Professor, ECE) and Mr. Ameenudeen P. E (Assistant Professor, ECE) attended a workshop on Software Defined Radio at CUSAT during 20th and 21st November 2017.

  • Mr. Baiju Karun, Mr. Ameenudeen P. E, Mr. Anas M. M & Ms. Priscilla Grace George attended a workshop on linear Algebra, at RSET, Ernakulam on 18th November 2017.

  • Mr. T. Nithin attended a short term training programme on “RF and Microwaves: From theory to experiments” at CUSAT, Ernakulam during 27th November 2017 to 1st December 2017.

WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED

Young Inventor

The ECE Department organized a summer course “Young Inventor” for the school students aged between 11 & 15 Years, from 14th May 2018 to 18th May 2018. This course was based on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) approach.

 

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VACATION ACTIVITIES/PATHWAY

Period: May-July 2018

CLINIC

Overview:

The Clinic was an activity for the S7 ECE Batch of students.The clinic was aimed at making the Department or Class rooms Smart. The students were led through basic prototyping of electronic hardware needed to detect motion and automatically switch on/off the light or fan accordingly.

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