The newly enrolled students of masters program in commerce got an opportunity to understand the career prospects and the commitment of the university to prepare them for the emerging prospects. In his inaugural address Dr M R Doreswamy, Chancellor highlighted the importance of faculty, library, laboratory and internship in learning. He announced that scholarship facilities like CNR Rao scholarship and MRD Scholarship will be extended to students of MCom program. He outlined the plan to grant stipend of rupees eight thousand per month to the students in their second year during their internships and industry exposure program. According to him, special attention will be paid to potential teachers among students and training them for National Eligibility Test. He said that emphasis on academic excellence at post-graduate level is a tough challenge and is a focus area under the New Education Policy and PES University endorses the new policy. The chief guest, Dr. Vijay Kumar, Dean Management studies in his address gave statistical information about B Com and M Com programs in the country. He said that corporate sector has projected a requirement of 50,000 commerce graduates this year. Newly enrolled students and faculty members, Prof. M.V. Sathya Narayan, Prof.A.V.Chandrashekar and Dr. C. Narayana Reddy were present on the occasion. The inauguration of M.Com classes of PESU for the academic year 2019-20 was held on September 26, 2019.
Students got an opportunity to use PRAYOGeek platform to learn electronics with a hands-on design based approach. The workshop covered building analog and digital circuits on breadboard using PRAYOGeek hardware and Android APP. The learning enables applying inter subject concepts to build a project and solving real world problems. The workshop was organised by department of Electronics and Communication Engineering in association with AltiLOGIC Technologies on September 18, 2019.
Preetham Upadhyaya and Akhil Siddharth won the Southern Region Round of NTPC Electron Quiz-2019. NTPC Electron Quiz 2019, predominantly a business quiz, held across six cities in India attracts some of the brightest minds from elite management and engineering colleges. The regional round of the quiz contest was held at Hari Hara Kala Bhavan, Secunderabad on Sep 18, 2019.
B R MOHAMMED SAQALIN MUSHTAQ and SIDDESH H emerged as winner and runner-up in the Inter-departmental Carom tournament. Both the players are students of third semester in Mechanical Engineering. The event was organised by the Physical Education department of the university.
Workshop on clinical research and current regulatory affairs was held on Aug 29 -30, 2019 in association with Samahita Research Solutions under the Biotechnology Skill Enhancement Programme, supported by the government of Karnataka.
Students of hospitality program got an opportunity to get a first hand experience of wine making procedures, grape varietals and pairing cheese with wines. Final Year F and B Service Specialization Students of BBA HEM visited Big Banyan Winery on Sep 11, 2019.
Students of mechanical engineering got an opportunity to participate in sessions on the latest developments and real case applications on various CAE disciplines and industries, of ANSA, EPILYSIS, META and SPDRM (Simulation Process Data and Resources Manager) and many more. Experts from Mercedes Benz R&D, Wipro Technologies and Beta CAE Systems delivered talks on the software features, their applications, career aspirations and trends. The ANSA Day, event was organised by the department of mechanical engineering in association with Beta CAE systems on Sep 6, 2019.
The five day national workshop on Modelling and Analysis of Nexus between Renewable Energy, Electric Storage and Electrical Vehicle outlined the trends and research opportunities for students in this fast developing field. The inaugural function laid down the objectives of the workshop and the road ahead in the national and global perspective. The attendees were welcomed by Dr. B.K.Keshavan, Chairperson Dept. Of Electrical Engineering and Electronics. Dr. Venugopal. N, Convener said that the motivation for the workshop is about creating a platform for industry, research and academia to discuss and take up research projects in the field of electric vehicles. Dr. K.N.B. Murthy, Vice Chancellor addressed the current scenario in the state and nation about energy conservation and impact on the environment. Mr. Mustafa Wajid, Managing Director and CEO MEHER group of companies, explained the concepts of conventional technology for petrol vehicles in comparison to electric vehicles to conclude that electric vehicles are more economical and environmental friendly. Present on the occasion were Dr. V. Krishnamurthy, Registrar and Dr. K.S. Sridhar, Dean Placements, PES University. Dr. M.J Venkatarangan, thanked PRDC for their association in conducting this workshop. The workshop was held from July 22 to 26, 2019.
Bangalore – It was a time to share and learn for over 12000 school kids participating in the festival of science. The 2019 edition of The Amateur Scientist was back on a bigger scale and demonstrated innovative prototypes by budding scientists from over 227 schools from across the country who had registered for the event. The event with the motto of innovate, invent, inspire, drew large number of visitors from across the city to the vibrant campus. 30 schools from outside of Karnataka participated in the event. The science expo had over 85 stalls manned by kids answering the toughest questions by visitors and panel of judges on how their creations solved real world problems. The visiting kids were seen engaging fervently in games set up by the organisers that demanded sharp skills and knowledge with a spirit of curiosity and determination to win. The event provided a platform for the best working projects created by students between eighth and twelfth standards from various institution’s across India. The models on display based on new technologies and fresh scientific ideas aimed to solve a wide array of real world problems, ranged from intelligent traffic management to improvised wheel chair, to name a few. The event featuring over ten contests, curated by the PES students ensured a thrilling experience for the visitors. The contests engaged the visiting students in innovative games and formats that included Model Making, Quiz, Scotland Yard, Enigma, Treasure Island, Inquisitors Trials, CodeWars, Eclipse, Intellisense, Shark Tank and Junkyard Showdown. The event was inaugurated by Prof Ajoy Kumar, COO, PES Institutions. Later, speaking after distributing the prizes he said that he was happy that it proved to be an an enriching experience for the participants and students of PES University and looked forward to a bigger and better iteration next year. Dr K N B Murthy, Vice Chancellor and Dr V Krishna were present on the occasion. The panel of judges included Dr Kannan, GM at UPS, Dr Shanthi, Mr Anoop Santhanam and Ms Anusha Rao. The jury was all praise for the explanation by the participants at the stalls and found the projects consistently good, making it difficult to select the winners. Prof Geetha Shankar and Dr Rajesh M graced the event. The team of Ruban Raj OG, Harsha R and Kavi Nesan of Maharishi Vidyamandir was declared the winner in Science Expo. The event is a testimony to PES University’s unwavering commitment to the highest quality education.
The tech intensive interaction featured expert speakers sharing their insights about the emerging technologies and how it shaped their lives. Nikhil Raichur, Community Manager for DSC (Developer Student Clubs) talked about the various programs of the GDG (Google Developers Group). Bharat Chetty, software engineer at NASDAQ, alumnus of PES University, and invitee to the recently held Google I/O highlighted the importance of learning the basics before diving into the world of tech. Nikita Gandhi, Project Coordinator for EngEDU's ML Program at Google talked about AI being a boon or bane and how students should work towards becoming better engineers with the help of developer communities. Pavankumar Manjalagiri software engineer at NASDAQ talked about Google Cloud. Shiv Prakash, data science engineer at AsknBid and Mathang, expert in Machine Learning helped the students with their doubts on Qwiklabs. The Cloud Study Jam conducted by DSC PESU held on July 20, 2019 was attended over 180 participants. Qwiklabs session saw participation of around 150 students with 30+ Quest completions.