March 02, 2023

PES University's students win “Special Diversity Award” at Hero Campus Challenge - Season 8, Grand Finale held in New Delhi

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Amisha Mathew, Ananya Jandhyala and Anshu Sandur of the 6th semester, EC campus bagged the & Special Diversity Award & along with a sizable cash prize in the Hero Campus Challenge organized by Hero MotoCorp for best practices and ideas to promote diversity and inclusion the topic.

The problem statement for the E-Track was to address the issue of rider safety through innovative technologies and ideas, thereby saving lives on the road.

This statement was further emphasized upon and immortalized through the challenge that was hosted by Hero MotoCorp during its 8th season. This challenge was conducted in two tracks, B-Track and E-Track targeting business and engineering students respectively. A total of 75,378 students registered for this event from all over India where the top 11 teams were invited to the Grand Finale held in New Delhi on 28th February 2023.

The idea focused on reducing two-wheeler accidents and increasing pedestrian safety with the usage of radar, camera sensors along with LiDAR sensors and cloud based collision warning system, focusing specifically at the low-cost ownership of Hero Motors.

The entire trip to Delhi was funded, including the visit to the Research and Development (R&D) center of Hero in Jaipur, the home of HERO Motosports which is a world-class facility spread across 250 acres known as the Hero Global Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT).

Prof. M. R. Doreswamy, Chancellor of the University heartily congratulated the students on their achievement.

Team from PESU ECC:

Ananya Jandhyala – +91 79755 07886

Anshu Sandur – +91 80733 61935

Amisha Mathew – +91 95914 70082