Focus : To enrich the members with problem-solving skills, research ability, engineering aptitude.

Description: IEEE IAS SBC RIT and IEEE PES SBC RIT jointly organized Electrical Hackathon on Saturday, 25th January 2020 at Sopanam Hall. It was conducted in order to enrich the members’ problem-solving skills, research ability, and engineering aptitude. The Hackathon comprised of many members from different branches which were then grouped into 7 teams. 

The topic for the Hackathon was “Solution for preventing hazards due to the breakage of distribution lines”. The teams were given a 2-hour deadline for finding out the solution and preparing the presentation for the same. The teams then presented their solution in a ten-minute presentation. Dr. Prince A, PES Chapter Advisor and Dr. Vincent G, IAS Chapter Advisor were the judges for this hackathon.

The results of the competition were:

1st Prize- Vishnu P R, Anoop Anto, Kiran M Reji

2nd Prize- Amal A G, Unnimaya P S, Abdul Ahad

3rd Prize- Mathew Alex, Abhiram S, Abin P Jacob

The certificates were distributed by the judges. The active participation of the students was well appreciated by the chapter advisors.

Outcome: Members referred to IEEE Papers from IEEE Explore in a short span of time and gained more information in the field of question.