Equinox- The Space Club of PES University organised an Educational Trip to the 7th Edition of BSX 2022, organised in association with ISRO, Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACE), and New Space India Limited (NSIL) on September 6, 2022, at BIEC in Bengaluru, India.
The trip was a success under the guidance of Prof. Jayasimha. The exhibition has over 100+ countries showcasing advanced technologies and products for the space sector, in an exclusive hall. It also provided an ideal platform for Indian and International space agencies and companies in this sector, to showcase their strength & capabilities in the space arena; network and explore opportunities for partnerships.
It provided a great opportunity for the space enthusiasts of our university to learn more and get more exposure from this event.
We would like to express our gratitude to Dr. Krishna V, Dean of student affairs, Prof. Jayasimha and our mentor Dr. Manikandan to provide the students with this wonderful opportunity to visit BIEC and making this event a successful one.
PES University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Information and Library Network Centre, Infocity, Gandhinagar (INFLIBNET) for Shodh-Chakra-A Gateway to Researchers for Resources. The Shodh-Chakra platform will allow and ensure that researchers can collect, organise, store, and cite their research work. The online platform will be equipped with a digital virtual library, data storage, resources for the scholars to refer to, administrative monitoring, and dashboards for universities and institutions to track the progress of the study. The Shodh Chakra platform has been built in a way that will assist and help reach scholars and mentors in managing their entire research timeline and work cycle, starting from literature review to the submission of the research.
The Vice-Chancellor, PES University and the Director, Information and Library Network Centre, Infocity, Gandhinagar expressed their enthusiasm to support & promote research activities of mutual interest. From PES University, the MoU was signed by Dr Suryaprasad J, Vice-Chancellor, PES University. Prof. J. P. Singh Joorel of the Information and Library Network Centre, Gandhi Nagar, signed on behalf of the Information and Library Network Centre.
Research paper titled Friction Stir Welding of Aluminum Sponge by Non-Porous Edge Retention authored by Dr. S.V. Satish and Prof. A.Chandru which was published in the Series C Journal of IEI, Vol. 101, Issue 5 was presented the Production Engineering Division Prize by the Institution of Engineers (India) at the 36th Indian Engineering Congress held at New Delhi on December 26, 2021.
The project by Pratik Kumar Singha and Sejal Jain, under the guidance of Dr. Suresh Nagesh titled Powering the world using Artificial Photosynthesis: A clean and sustainable Energy solution, made it to Top 10 projects at the Annual Conference of La Fondation, Dassault Systemes, India. The solution was selected from the projects funded by the foundation which were presented in the forum which included leaders and students all across the globe. The event marking the completion of two years by the foundation was held on Nov 20, 2020.
University research has a valuable long-term impact on students. In the research talk held for students recently, Dr. Gowri Srinivasa shared insights about how to approach the field of research. She answered common queries of students looking to dive into the field of research. She touched upon literature survey, trending topics and areas of a researcher’s personal interest. Dr. Gowri shared her experience about the research projects undertaken in association with Narayana Nethralaya. Participants got to know more about Google Scholar and the general structure of a research paper. The talk was organised by members of ACM PES University EC Campus Student Chapter on March 12, 2020.
Dr. Jessy Nair, Associate Professor, MBA Department received the award for Best Paper in Pedagogical Innovations for the paper titled Co-creation for continuous learning at MARKCON2020, Marketing Ecosystems and Innovations. The nomination was submitted in three parts: nomination details, innovation statement and annexures. The final round involved quizzing by the jury of Dr. Moutusy Maity, Professor-Marketing, IIM-Lucknow and Dr. Tapan Sarker, Griffith University, Australia. The International conference, open for faculty in marketing domain was held from 9-11 January, 2020 at IBA, Bangalore.
The Department of Civil Engineering conducted a detailed study and field work on Managing Traffic Congestion On High-density Corridor of Six-route stretch over a period of three months. The final report was handed over by Dr. Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, PES University to Dr. Soumyalatha S. K., DCP -Traffic West Division, Bengaluru City. The report is a result of extensive analysis and evaluation by the consulting team of Dr Chandramouli S V, Technical Project Director; Prof J S Vishwas, Technical Project Expert and Coordinator; Prof Ramesh B V and Prof Basavaraj Dhannur, Project Site Incharge and Prof Ramachandra P, Financial and Treasury officer. 56 undergraduate students from PES University Central Campus were part of the project. The report covered road inventory survey, field data analysis, conclusions and recommendations for six-routes: Guruguntepalya-KempegowdaArch, RajajiNagar to Orion Mall, RajajiNagar-DhobhiGhat, Guruguntepalya- Sandal Soap Factory, Verabhadra Signal to Bendre Underpass, RajajiNagar-Sandal Soap Factory. The report on the social development project titled Managing Traffic Congestion On High-density Corridor (Six-route stretch) allocated by Traffic Police Department, Government of Karnataka was handed over on Jan 21, 2020 in an event on PES University campus.
Abhishek S and Rahul Krishna of 8th sem Mechanical Engineering, PES University, under the guidance of Dr. Jessy Nair, Associate Professor, Dept of MBA, presented a paper titled "Millennial State of Mind : Testing perceptual factors of aspirational luxury products among urban millennials in India" and won The best student research paper award at the International Conference On Marketing - MARKCON 2020 hosted by Indus Business Academy.