The Blood Donation Camp organized by the CSR club of PES University, was a huge success and who does the credit goes to? You.! Yes, each and every one of you who came on March 20th,2017 and contributed a small part to the huge success of the camp. We collected over 900 units of blood and all of them would be put to good cause, because of you donated.

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The team of Madhu G Nadig, Bhargav K N, D Naveen Reddy, Imran A Manzoor, Naveen Patil and Mansukh P bagged the “Innovation Award” for department of defense production in Smart India Hackathon – 2017. PM Modi addressed the participants in the Smart India hackathon.

The solution developed by the team was about Real-time intelligence gathering and analytics. It consisted of building an end to end Software-as-a-Service that collects data and gathers insights from online data in real time that enables defense analysts to make sense of big data generated by myriad of internet based sources. The focus was on real time threat detection, anomaly finding, sentiment analysis and effective summarization. The team successfully built and performed a demo of the project for the judges and analyzed many defense-sensitive issues using our platform. The highlight of the solution was the robustness and adaptability of the platform to handle any sort of data, interactive real time visualizations and a custom end to end encryption algorithm.

Smart India Hackathon 2017, world’s biggest hackathon, an HRD ministry initiative aims to promote innovation and out-of-the-box thinking in young minds, especially engineering students. Out of the 7531 idea submissions received for the 598 problems posted by 29 government departments, 1266 ideas were shortlisted for the ‘Grand Finale’ on April 1 & 2, 2017, during which these teams worked nonstop for 36 hours to build products based on their ideas across 26 locations in India. Evaluation criteria included novelty of the idea, complexity, clarity and details in the prescribed format, feasibility, practicability, sustainability, scale of impact, user experience and potential for future work progression.

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The recently held competition to recognize students of architecture who showed creativity and excellence in designing on a predefined theme saw participation from across the world. The team from PES University comprising of Rishab Chandra, Roshni Pushparaj, Sneha Baid, Srishti Ekanth and Supreeth S Kumar secured third place in Birla White Yuvaratna NXT award category from among 700 entries. The team conceptualized, detailed and executed the mural depicting the theme on a 6.0 x 4.0 feet area of wall. Titled ‘Nirvana’ the mural portrayed the theme, ‘Chaos to Peace’ creatively using the concepts from abstract geometry and iconography. Originality of idea and proficiency in working with the medium impressed the judges. The award vindicates the university’s emphasis on nurturing imagination and practical skills in students of design and architecture programs.

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With Mrs. Rajshree Birla DRC_0181

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A beautiful, sunny day welcomed our MBA Open House on Sunday March 5th with hundreds of visitors learning about MBA program offered at PES.

NEXT OPEN HOUSE on MARCH 19 @ 9.30

You and your family are invited to spend A Day on the PES Campus for MBA Open House on MARCH 19. You will have the opportunity to tour campus and speak with:

Admissions and Financial Aid staff members Faculty members Directors and members of the programs

Venue: PES University Campus, Bangalore.

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Enthusiastic Students from all branches of PES University took part in the flag hoisting ceremony marking the 68th Republic Day celebration. It was time to think about what one can do for the country. Building on the liberty of thought and expression guaranteed by the constitution the speakers at 31st biannual alumni meet that followed, talked about the motivation for the students to contribute intellectually to make the country progress rapidly to be a developed country. The meet was inaugurated by Prof. H.A.Ranganath, former Director, NAAC and former Vice Chancellor, Bangalore University. Talking about being successful he spoke about the importance of winning the conflicts within oneself. The learning for the students was about taking pride in the achievements of the country and elevating the nation to the next level. Prof D. Jawahar and Dr. KNB Murthy graced the occasion. The meet was compered by Prof. V.Krishna and vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. K.S.Sridhar.

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Dr Balaji Singh received the lifetime achievement award from Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD) recognizing his illustrious career in enabling people, departments and organizations to realize the true potential. ISTD is a national level professional society which conducts sought after training programs in the areas of human resources development with special emphasis on training of trainers, training goals and objectives and training tools and technologies. Dr Balaji Singh’s work in the fields of vocational training, corporate training and soft skills training is acknowledged by the leading institutions be it leading trade bodies, corporate or professional communities. He has designed and conducted programs that have resulted in enhanced performance of individuals and groups in academic, organizational and public settings. Personal Effectiveness Learning Lab is one among the many of the programs and modules envisioned by him that have delivered training outcomes exceeding expectations of leading companies.

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Samarpana 17, an annual bake-and-sell initiative by the students of a city-based university, was aimed at honouring the martyrs of the Indian armed forces. The event saw students set up stalls and sell homemade products.The visitors too came out whole-heartedly to munch on the eatables and support the cause. The profits generated were directed towards the welfare of the martyr’s families.

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As part of World Space Week celebrations, Space Expo was held at Kochi to create awareness among the student community about the advancements made by India in space research. PiSat team members from PES University displayed a life size model of the PiSat, a sample of the solar cell, a sample of the magnetic torque rod, samples of the 4-pi sun sensor, and a sample of the battery used.

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The 24 hour Hackathon organized by Microsoft Lab, PES University saw interesting ideas and projects from several domains, ranging from Artificial Intelligence to Internet of Things to Smart Technologies.

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Rohin Gopalakrishnan and Arvind Kumar created a Facebook Messenger bot – BroTender that automates and simplifies customer interaction at bars and restaurants.

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