- IEEE Student Branch Inauguration
The CUFE IEEE Student Branch finally saw its wings open up in the open air auditorium amidst a crowd of 1500 plus students across all Civil, CSE & IT, EEE, ECE, Mechanical Engineering Departments along with I year along with Faculty members, witnessing a grand inaugural function at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Faculty of Engineering, Kengeri, on the 22nd of June 2015. The IEEE SB was inaugurated after the hard work of nearly 8 months by the Faculty and Student Members of CUFE.The audience were welcomed by an elegant dance performance by the CUFE Dance Team, Natyarpana which was then invocated by lighting the lamp which signifies the beginning of a new student branch in the history of CUFE.The huge gathering of around 1500 members was welcomed by Dr. Iven Jose, who talked about the painstaking journey of 8 months to establish CUFE IEEE Student Branch. He congratulated Mr. Neil Tom for his efforts in helping to organise this event and to encourage active participation from other students. He also mentioned the untiring efforts of Dr. S.Suganthi, to have the first event of Inauguration under CUFE IEEE SB successful. Dr. Iven Jose then introduced the ChiefG, Mr. Ravikiran Annaswamy, Founder Innohabit Venture Labs, Chairman, IEEE Bangalore Section and Secretary, IEEE Region 10 (Asia-Pacific) to be a dynamic leader actively involved in the functioning of IEEE in India, especially in Bangalore.The IEEE Executive Committee that comprises of the following members with Dr.S.Suganthi as IEEE SB Counselor were inducted to their respective positions and congratulated by the Chief Guest, Mr. Ravikiran Annaswamy.IEEE SB Student Chair :Mr. Neil Tom, Pre-final Year ECEIEEE SB Student Vice-Chair :Mr. Ramkumar, Pre-final Year ECEIEEE SB Secretary :Ms. Aishwarya Muralidharan, Pre-final Year ECEIEEE SB Treasurer :Ms. Betsy Mathew, Pre-final Year EEEThe new leader of CUFE IEEE SB, Mr. Neil Tom presented the events planned under CUFE IEEE SB for the forthcoming year, which promised a fun filled year ahead for every member and non member.The Chief Guest, Mr. Ravikiran Annaswamy congratulated the CUFE IEEE Student Branch for establishing itself in the early days of CUFE. He then detailed of what IEEE is and what it has to offer to every branch of Science and Engineering. He talked about the early days of IEEE, how it went on from the hands of Thomas Alva Edison and Alexander Graham Bell to where it stands today as the largest professional association in the world. He explained the activities of IEEE in India and particularly Bangalore. He also briefed about the upcoming activities in and around Bangalore, as well as in Region 10 of IEEE (Asia-Pacific). He explained the need of having an IEEE SB in colleges in the present scenario of changing technologies to Innovate, Network and to Learn. The Chief Guest was then asked to switch on the rotating logo of IEEE made by Mr. Jins and team officially declaring the CUFE IEEE SB to be functional.The event was graced by Father Thomas TV, Director, MBA, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore and Prof. Barbara Lyons, Professor and Chair of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Mount Union, Ohio University, USA and Choir Director, CHRIST (Deemed to be University). Prof. Barbara enthralled the audience with her beautiful compositions, talking about how music affects our soul.Dr. S.Suganthi, CUFE IEEE SBC, proposed the vote of thanks, wherein she thanked Dr. Iven Jose and Father Benny Thomas for their invaluable support and encouragement in establishing the IEEE SB in CUFE, all the working committee members and faculties for having put in their immense effort and valuable time in organising the event. She also expressed her gratitude to Mr. Ravikiran Annaswamy for having taken time out of his busy schedule to attend the inauguration and speaking about what IEEE is all about.FOR MORE DETAILS :
- Technical Talks
To develop the culture of research in the students and the faculty member’s different technical talks in the thrust areas were arranged. To list a few
1. Latest trends on Mobile Communications by Dr. Sudarshan Rao, Vice President, Sixth Energy Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
2. Wireless Communication Standards by Mr. Ramani Kumar, Director, Vimarshana Academy of Learning, Bangalore.
3. Wireless Network Evolution and Emerging Trends by Dr. Abraham George, Group Manager, RF system Design Division, National Instruments, Bangalore.
4. Neuro Marketing, by Dr. Manikandan Scientist, DRDO
5. Recent Trends in antennas, by Dr. S Suganthi, Professor, CUFE.
6. Optical Fiber Communication, Prof.Anantharaman,Director, Jaya Group of Instituitions, Chennai
7. SPACE SCIENCE DEMYSTIFIED- opportunities for EC Engineers by Mrs. Muthumani Rajan, Scientist, ISRO Sattelite center, Bangalore.
8. Wonders of small satellite by Dr. Sandya, Professor, HOD NMIT, Bangalore
9. Climate Change Impact -Responsibilities and Opportunities for Engineers, by Ms.Suraajini,Research Scholar, NTU,Singapore
10. Higher studies in korea, by Mr. Vinjohn V, KNU, Korea
11. Building Global Citizenship: The Role of the University - Seminar on Higher studies by Mr. Shibudas K S, KNU Korea
12. Cryptography by The speaker for the day was Dr. P. V. Ananda Mohan, Techonology Advisor, CDAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing).
13. Image processing by Dr. Sujatha, Senior Consultant, Wipro Technologies.
14. Science of Flight- from Dream to reality by Mr. M S Kamaleshaiah Head, CCADD, NAL Bangalore, Mr. Bhaskar Chakravarthy, Senior Principal Scientist, CCADD, NAL, Bangalore, Dr. Kamali C, Scientist, Flight mechanics and Control, NAL, Bangalore, and Dr. C M. Ananda, Head, Aerospace Electronics and Systems Division, NAL, Bangalore.
15.A talk on “INDIGENOUS PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS FOR AEROSPACE AND STRATEGIC SECTORS-THE CHALLENGES FACED” was given by Dr.Shubha V, Chief Scientist, Head Airport Instrumentation, on 05-July-2016. The talkwas helpful in getting a clear idea about the products like different instruments, Electro Thermal Analyser, Differential Thermal Analyzer, AC Calorimeter and Airport Instumentation systems.
16.A Talk on “LESSONS FROM THE CORNER CUBICLE” was given by Ms. Arundhadhi, Director, HP. She gave an insight on how to earn trust among the co-workers. She also spoke about taking accountability or responsibility. Thesession gave as an insight on how we need to face various challenges in life and how responsible we have to be.
17.Dr. J K Kishore, Scientist from DRDO, gave a talk on “SPACECRAFT TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS-ENGINEERING EDUCATION”. He spoke about different types of satellites like navigation satellites, earth observation satellites, communication satellites. He also spoke about how electronics helped in reducing the weight of the payloads.The session helped students to improve their knowledge in spacecraft technology and its applications.
18.Technical Talk on Impact of Electromagnetic Radiation on Humans Dr.Alphonse Arockiaswami on 30th January 2017
19.Talk by rosheston. All sixth semester students attended a talk given by Rosheston on advancement in technology
20.Talk given by Mr. Robert Graham Strathclyde University
Eighth semester students attended a talk given by Mr. Mr. Robert Graham Strathclyde University on 30th November 2017
21.Techtalk on ‘innovate the future’-sixth semester students attended a techtalk on innovate the future by Mr.Jayesh Rathore,vice president of corporate gurukul
22.Corporate interface event is was organized for VI and VIII semester ECE on 24th November 2017
23.Guest Talk by Dr.KC Vora ( Director-ARAI) on 31st may 2017
24.IEEE SB WIE Health Awareness Meet for Girl students & Lady Faculty members,Chief guest Dr. Chandrika Kulkarni, consultant Gynaecologist on 9 th December 2016
25.Leadership CONFAB –IEEE SB IEEE
The IEEE – the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE is an organization composed of engineers, scientists, academicians and students. The IEEE is best known for developing standards for the computer and electronics industry. IEEE has existence in regions from 1 to 10 worldwide and we belong to Asia-Pacific R10. The IEEE R10, comprises of 57 Sections, 6 council, 17 Sub-sections, 515 Chapters, 60 Affinity Groups and 958 Student Branches. It is our pride that the IEEE Students Branch (SB) has been established on 19 March 2015 and officially inaugurated on 22 June 2015 at CUFE Campus combining the three circuit branches CSE/IT, ECE & EEE. The student branch has come up well with a total strength of 120 members.
Technical Talks during 2017 - 19
Date of Event
Evolution of Semiconductor Industry
Mr. Manjunath Dixit,
Manager, Silicon Engineering Group, Intel Technology Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.
19 Mar, 2019
Emerging Trends in Signal Processing & AI
Principal Consultant, CTO, Wipro
8 Mar, 2019
E-Vehicles & Development
Mr. Chandrakant, IIT Bombay Alumnus, CEO, Start-up Huts, Bengaluru
8 Mar, 2019
Battery Management System
Dr. Prajof Prabhakaran, Tech Lead, L&T Technology Services
16 Feb, 2019
Global Innovation Trends
Dr. Narendranath Uduapa,
Former Director & Head of Lighting Research, Philips, Bangalore.
17 Dec, 2018
Basics on the Design of MIC, FSS, & SIW Filters and Antennas
Dr. S. Raghavan, Senior Professor, NIT, Trichy
27 Nov, 2018
Overview of Deep Learning
Mr. Sundaram Ramalingam,
Head – Deep Learning, NVIDIA, Bangalore
23 Aug, 2018
Space Payloads at IIA
Mr. Jayant Murthy,
06 Aug, 2018
Modern Optical Telescopes: An engineering perspective
Mr. Padmakar Parihar,
05 Aug, 2018
Radio Astronomy and Challenges
Dr. Avinas Despande
05 Aug, 2018
Optics and Adaptive Optics in Astronomy
Mr. A N Ramaprakash, Professor, IUCAA, Pune.
04 Aug, 2018
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: A new Frontier
Mr. Rajesh Nayak,
04 Aug, 2018
ASTROSAT and UVIT
Ms. Annapurni Subramaniam,
04 Aug, 2018
Microwave Imaging Technologies
Dr. Suganthi S
Department of ECE,
Faculty of Engineering,
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore.
17 Mar, 2018
An Uncertain Talk
Dr. Viswanath Talasila,
Associate Professor, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
24 Aug, 2017
Smartness in Today’s Healthcare Applications
Mr. Shivanand Koteswar,
Director – MediaTek, Bangalore
24 Aug, 2017
E-Waste Management & Environmental Protection
Dr. Keshav A Bulbule, Consultant – Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Research Head, Parisara Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
14 Jul, 2017
Dr. A.N.Ramprakash, Associate Professor, Inter University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune.
02 Jun, 2017