Ramaiah Institute Of Technology

Annual Report 2020

IEEE COMSOC Student Branch Chapter,RAMAIAH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

 

Introduction

The effective date of the Student Branch Chapter formation of Communications Society of IEEE RITB is December 9, 2019. The elections for the office bearers was conducted on 29 January 2020. We have 4 events planned for the year 2020 out of which 2 events have been conducted so far. The events that are already conducted are Workshop on “5G Communication Networks and its Future Perspective” and Lecture on “Writing a Competitive Research grant proposal”. The events that are to be conducted are 1 week workshop on drone technology and IEEE Authorship program. The number of members when the chapter was started were 10 in December 2019 which has grown to be 30 as of now.

IEEE ComSoc EXECOM DETAILS

SL NO. NAME IEEE

NO.

Email id Mobile Number POSITION HELD
Dr SHOBHA K R 93023411 shobha_shankar@msrit.edu 9886493763 Faculty Advisor
SHRESHTHA MEHROTRA 94974093 shreshtha.mehrotra@gmail.com 9113633481 CHAIRPERSON
VIBHA NARAYAN 96379682 vibsvirgo911@gmail.com 9902567008 VICE CHAIRPERSON
NEEHAR CHANDAVARKAR 96215358 neeharchandavarkar4@gmail.com 9611011083 SECRETARY
ADITI JAIRAM 96215093 aditijairam@gmail.com 8971812721 TREASURER
NISHANT PANDEY 96215358 nishantp0602@gmail.com 890440371 DOCUMENTATION HEAD
ANANYA K 96656706 ananyakrishna1999@gmail.com 6362466369 OFFICE BEARER
VAIDEHI VINCHURKAR 96659174 Vaidehivinchurkar1006@gmail.com 8088057378 OFFICE BEARER
AYUSHMAN B 96666193 ayushman_apexlegend@outlook.com 8371947657 OFFICE BEARER
DIVYA KANDPAL 96656038 divyadkandpal@gmail.com 7975539936 OFFICE BEARER

EVENTS HELD SUMMARY

Sl No

Event Date

Title

Duration of Event

Attendee

Strength

1

06-01-2020 to 11-01-2020 Workshop on “5G Communication Networks and its Future Perspective”

1 Week

70

(Faculty and students)

2

13-03-2020 Workshop on “Writing a Competitive Research grant proposal”

3 hours

100 faculty

Event Description

Event 1

TITLE: Workshop on “5G Communication Networks and its Future Perspective”

VENUE: Edusat Room

DATE and Time: 06-01-2020 to 11-02-2020

Number of participants: IEEE: 30 Non IEEE:44 Total: 74 (faculty and students)

Details of Resource person:

  • Day-1: Dr. Neelesh. B. Mehta, Dr.Navin Kumar, Mr.Uvaraj (Math works)
  • Day-2: Devadas Pai and Dr.Srikanth, Nano cell Networks
  • Day-3 : Devadas Pai and Dr.Srikanth, Nano cell Networks
  • Day-4:Dr.Ponni, Prof. Ganesh, Nokia , Manyatha Tech Park, Bangalore.
    Day-5: Samsung electronics, Bangalore, National Instruments
  • Day-6: Dr.B.Sundar Rajan , Senior Prof, Dept of ECE, IISc, Dr.Ganeshan Thiagarajan, Director and CTO, MMRFIC tech Pvt Ltd.

Brief Description:

Day-1 : Dr.Navin Kumar was the ComSoc Bangalore Chair(2017-2018), MD Chair Bangalore Section(2019), Bangalore section Secretary(2020) and Student Branch Counsellor of Amrita School of Engineering inaugurated RIT- IEEE ComSoc student Branch. Dr. Neelesh. B. Mehta is a Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. He discussed about the mixture of fundamental technologies and application to 4G/5G cellular system IEEE 802.11 WLANs, WSNs. Mr.Uvaraj elaborated on the physical layer requirements and use cases simulation with 5G toolbox using Matlab.

Day-2 : Devadas Pai and Dr.Srikanth, Nano cell Networks 5G Cellular network evolution: 5G requirements, use cases, applications, 5G Nr over view, 5G NR Air interface were explained.

Day-3 : Devadas Pai and Dr.Srikanth, Nano cell Networks 5G Key enablers,5G Core Network, Nano Network.This session gave a Quick review of 1G to 4G and also what is 5G and why 5G is required along with its use cases was discussed, its services, applications overview of 5G network features along with massive MIMO, mm Wave,5G spectrum, 5G with IoT was also discussed.

Day-4:Dr.Ponni, Prof. Ganesh, Nokia , Manyatha Tech Park, Bangalore. We arranged for an industrial visit to Nokia , as a part of Workshop. Totally 30 participants utilised this opportunity. This visit gave an practical flow of 5G communication implementation. Mr.Shyam Prasad and Vivek ,Nokia Scientists explained in more detail about requirements, architecture, functional overview, deployment and migration, 3GPP status. Network slicing architecture with APN based and PLMN ID based, vertical slicing and Horizontal slicing was briefed out.

Day-5: Samsung electronics, Bangalore, National Instruments NI speakers gave a demo on Labview usage and had hands on session on simulating AM and FM waves using Lab view tool.

Day-6: Dr.B.Sundar Rajan , Senior Prof, Dept of ECE, IISc, Dr.Ganeshan Thiagarajan, Director and CTO, MMRFIC tech Pvt Ltd. Efficient Coding Techniques for 5G communication was discussed. MIMO antennas and its applications were elaborated as a part of 5G networking.

Event 2

TITLE: Workshop on “Writing a Competitive Research grant proposal”

VENUE: LHC Seminar Hall 1, Ramaiah Institute of Technology

DATE and Time: 13-03-2020 and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Number of participants: IEEE: 65 Non IEEE:35 Total: 100 faculty

Details of Resource person: Dr. Abhishek Appaji, Joint Tresurer & SIGHT chair, IEEE Bangalore Section, Dept of medical electronics, BMS College of engineering, Bangalore

Brief Description: In his lecture Dr. Abhishek discussed about the various funding agencies and the different kinds of grants available. He also introduced the participants to stages of funding with reference to different methodology. He expalined about the proper planning for the proposal, followed by the writing process. He also shared his vision on Sample budget, timelines, Do and Don’ts in a proposal, expectations of the Reviewers etc. Following which, he shed light on the benefits and drawbacks of Competitive proposal writing.

The session ended with a hearty thanks and presenting of a memento to Dr.Abhishek in appreciation for taking the time out to educate the participants on Competitive proposal writing. He thanked the Management for providing the platform to organize guest lectures. He appreciated Faculty members, students’ volunteers and participants for the successful conduction of the event.