The students and faculty of Department of Management studies had a very beneficial learning experience at the program ‘Thriving in the Digital Economy’ conducted by IIT Madras. Prof. Vijay Kumar and Profs. Aarthy, Sruthi, Sai, Deepak and Krishna participated in the program.
The university campus came alive with eager students at the inauguration of the fourth batch of engineering, architecture and design programs. The PES University app was launched in the orientation program following the inauguration. At the outset, the gathering paid rich tributes to Prof. U R Rao, remembering him as the father of Indian satellite programme. Vice Chancellor Dr K N B Murthy introduced the guests, welcomed the invitees and parents and reiterated the commitment of PES University to the society and student community.
The tournament saw keen contests among the participants. Sagar won the men’s singles title, Sadvi won the women’s singles crown, Amogh Shetty and Sunny won in the men’s doubles category, and Siddarth and Sadvi clinched mixed doubles title.
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Team Aranea’s innovation was selected from the short-listed top thirty projects at India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP 2.0) University Challenge-2017. In a closely contested round, they presented their idea to a panel of eminent judges from industry and academia at Innovators Tank challenge at IIT-Bombay.
Student Innovations @PES University ready for technology transfer: Contactless Underwater Li-Ion Battery Charging.
The proposed system is capable of transferring a maximum power of 1kW at the receiver end underwater and the proposed system can be easily adapted for various other underwater systems, nodes and robots too.
G. Radhika, a computer science graduate from PESIT, a 2012-batch IPS officer, assumed charge as Superintendent of Police of Mandya.
The project submitted by Team Aranea in the category of Space Debris Mitigation has been recognized as one of the Top 30 innovations under the DST-Lockheed Martin-Tata Trusts’ India Innovation Growth Programme 2.0. The team devised a novel drag enhancement system for rapid de-orbiting of spacecraft (Nano/Micro-satellites) in Low Earth orbit (LEO).
Shrikant converted an old motorbike which was out of use into a racing bike which could easily clock speeds in the range of 130 km per hour. Riders would be surprised by the speeds the bike could attain with hardly any jerk or vibration. The engine, gear box, forks, disc brakes and suspension were modified for racing conditions. The tank, kicker, case side lamps and other parts were designed by Shrikanh using CADD and fabricated using lathes and laser cutting machines. A mobile phone with a customized app doubles up as a speedometer showing accurate time and distance. Shrikant is a final year diploma student at PES Polytechnic college.