International conference on communication held
An international conference on ‘Communication and Computer Vision’ was held at RVS Technical Campus. Masahiro Jujita, Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan, was the chief guest. More than 220 research papers were received and over 1,500 students, faculty and research scholars from India and abroad participated.
A team from IIIT-Hyderabad won the first prize in the Asia Pacific leg of ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest held at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The team from IIT-Bombay and IIT-Indore won the second and third places respectively, at the contest held simultaneously at Amritapuri, Coimbatore and Bangalore. The top teams will participate at the world finals championship to be held at Ural Federal University, Russia in June 2014. The teams received prizes from S. Krishnamoorthy, Registrar, M.P. Chandrasekharan, Dean-Engineering, of Amrita, and Roy Arnold of Infosys.
Students of Avinashilingam University for Women and Sri Avinashilingam Education Trust Institutions celebrated Christmas by putting up the nativity pageant. S.C. Jayakumar, Chairman of Jerusalem Pilgrimage, and Presbyter in-charge, CSI All Souls Church, delivered the Christmas message. T.S.K. Meenakshisundaram, Chancellor, and Sheela Ramachandran, Vice-Chancellor, of the university, were present.
Christmas celebrations at Karunya University were presided over by Chancellor of the university Paul Dhinakaran. More than a 100 students sang carols and staged a play on the life of Jesus.
The Industry-Institute Interaction Cell of Karpagam Polytechnic College organised a five-day ‘Train the Trainer’ programme on ‘Embedded Systems’ for faculty working in polytechnic colleges. Nearly 25 faculty attended the programme. R. Vasantha Kumar, Chairman and Managing Trustee of Karpagam Institutions, gave away course completion certificates to the participants.
An adventure-based experiential learning programme ‘Nals Outbound’ was held for the faculty of Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology recently. The three-day programme was attended by 80 faculty members. more