Discussion on Future & Scope of Electronics
The ECE Dept Association Illuminati conducted a discussion on the Trends Scope and Future of Electronics at S6 and S4 class. The session was for S4 and S6 ECE students.
Date: 03 March 2020 Time 1.30 pm to 2.30 pmVenue : S4 S6 classroom
S4S-Art of Project Management
The ECE Dept Association Illuminati conducted S4S on Tuesday 18 Feb 2020 at Steve Jobs Hall from 1.30 PM to 2.30 PM. We had an S4S – Student 4 Student session on “Art of Project Management”. This session was for S4 ECE , S6 ECE students and S8 ECE students. Arvin, Mikhil, Adeep, Amarnath and Nithin of S6 ECE handled the S4S session. They briefed about their experience on Arm Design challenge and various other competitions in which they had managed projects. Dr. Rijo, Ms. Nayana and Dr. Arunkant coordinated the session.
Date : 18 Feb 2020 Time 1.30 PM to 2.30 PM. Venue : Steve Jobs Hall
F4S- Industry Exposure
The ECE Dept Association Illuminati conducted and F4S session on 11 Feb 2020 at Visweswaraya Hall. The session was handled by Ms. Nayana P K for S4 S6 and S8 ECE students.
Date : 11 Feb 2020 Time 1.30 to 2.30 PM Venue : Visweswaraya Hall
S4S – SHARE YOUR STORY -Team YuvaMastermind
The ECE Dept Association Illuminati conducted a story session for the students of S4 and S6 ECE on 4th February 2020. The event was organized at Steve jobs Hall from 1.30 PM to 2.30 PM. Yuva mastermind team from S6 ECE -Joseph, Albin, Vaishnavi and Anjana shared their story about the two-time successive selection (2018 & 2019) to Yuva mastermind finals with a funding of 20000 Rs and cash prize of 75000 Rs.
Date : 4th Feb 2020 Time :1.30-2.30 PM Venue : Steve Jobs Hall
S4S- INDUSTRY COLLABORATION PROJECT INTERACTION-S4S
The ECE Dept Association Illuminati conducted an interactive session on 28th January 2020 for the students of S4 and S6 ECE. The event was scheduled at Steve Jobs Hall from 1.30 PM to 2.30 PM. The students who were involved in CTS project shared their exposure
Date : 28th Jan Time :1.30 PM to 2.30 PM Venue : STEVE JOBS HALL
THEME BASED POSTER DESIGN COMPETITION
The ECE Dept Association Illuminati conducted a theme-based poster design contest on 21st January 2020 at MPMC lab and VLSI lab from 1.30 to 2.30 PM. It was planned for S4 and S6 students. The event is coordinated by Illuminati association student members of S4 and S6 ECE. The students were split into groups of 4 each and developed posters.
Date : 21st Jan 2020 Time : 2.30-3.30 PM Venue : MPMC & VLSI LAB
The ECE Dept Association conducted an experience sharing S4S (student for student session) on 26th Sept. 2019 for S3 (2017-21 batch) organized by the participants from S3,ECE for various events of Tatva’19 held at NIT, Calicut.
Workshop on Cadence
A workshop on analog and digital system design using Cadence was held on 11-12th Oct. 2019 in the VLSI lab for the S5 & S7 ECE students. The event was co-ordinated by Dr. ShobaGopalakrishnan, Asso. Professor, Ms. Krishnapriya S &Ms.BinuManohar, Asst. Professor, ECE.
As part of Teacher’s day, the students of S3,S5& S7, ECE organized a felicitation function for the staff of the department on 05th Sept. 2019.
The Department of ECE conducted an ice breaking session ‘Metanoia-2K19’ for S3, ECE students on 30th August 2019. The session was handled by students of the S7 batch.
Dr. Bijoy Antony Jose, Asst. Professor, Department of Electronics, CUSAT gave a talk on the ‘Security issues of IOT’ on 29thAugust 2019. The talk was attended by S5 & S7 students and was organized by the department association.
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.
President : Nikhil Biju 2016-20 ECE Batch
Secretary : Athulya Francis 2016-20 ECE Batch
Treasurer : Jaison P S ,2017-21 ECE Batch
Editor : Tezah S Shaju ,2017-21 ECE Batch
Executive members : NidhinShaji , RohithRajendran (2016-20)
P Akshay ,Riya (2017-21)
Poornima Nair ,Devika RB , AdarshSooraj, Sindhoora (2018-22)
Faculty In-charges: Dr. Arunkant A Jose, Asst. Prof ,ECE
Dr. Rijo Sebastian, Asst. Prof ,ECE
Ms. Nayana P K, Asst. Prof ,ECE
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Speaker: Mr. Sreeraj K.P, Lecturer, GPC, Kottakal
Date: 23th September 2016
Time: 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
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.
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).
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:-
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.
The details regarding Faculty Development Programs (FDPs) and Workshops attended by the faculty members are as follows.
Ms.Binu Manohar attended 4 days online workshop on Examination reforms conducted by AICTE from 29th April to 2nd May, 2020
Ms. Nayana P.K. attended One Week Technical Workshop on Frontiers in RF Communications and Circuit Design organized by the Department of Electronics, CUSAT from Feb 27th to Mar 4th, 2020
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.
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.
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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