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.
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.
Rohin Gopalakrishnan and Arvind Kumar created a Facebook Messenger bot – BroTender that automates and simplifies customer interaction at bars and restaurants.
Sachit Batra has been selected to be a part of Jagriti Yatra 2016 which will see 425 students from India and 46 nations on a fifteen day long national train journey.
Divya Rao won the ‘IEI Young Engineers Award’ that recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions of young engineers in engineering research, excellence in engineering technology development, technology transfer.
The open office environment creates unique situations at workplace. The HoneyWell TechChallenge tested the problem solving and technical skills of participating teams in tackling a real world issue. The team of Adarsh S, Prabhanjan S K, Prajwal M R and Shashank T D was adjudged the winner. The judges chose the solution for simplicity of the application among other features.
PES College of Pharmacy, won the Bengaluru zonal kabaddi championship of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
The closely fought Sindhi College State level Diamond Jubilee Inter-collegiate 20-20 Cricket tournament saw an unbeatable performance by the PES university cricket team to emerge as the winners.
Shrikanth Yadav presented a paper on active magnetic control system of a nano-satellite at the 67th International Astronautical Congress, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2016.