Updates from PES/IAS Joint SB Chapter of Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore

Industrial Visit

An industrial visit to “NUETECH SOLAR PVT. LTD.”, Bangalore, India was organized by the Department of EEE, PES/IAS joint SB chapter, and IEEE PELS chapter. Thirty-three EEE students and three faculty members joined the event. It was a great opportunity for the participants to get hands-on experience and interact with the industry personnel to know the detailed mechanism, the design evolution, current market evolutions, and the latest most demanding technologies. The visit ended with a great field experience.

Students at the NUETECH SOLAR Pvt Ltd. At Industrial Tour 

Tech-talk Series

A Tech-talk series was organized virtually in March consisting of 6 talks:

  • Techniques of Business Analysis in Software Engineering
    Anusha Kumar
    Techno Functional Analyst
    Data-driven Finance Risk and Compliance Team, Capgemini, India
  • The importance on Data Analytics in companies
    Sujith Achuthan
    Senior Business Intelligence Engineer, Amazon EU
  • Cyber Security for Engineers
    Mr Sachin S Kamath
    Offensive Security Lead, Axiata Group
  • Business analytics and business intelligence for beginners
    Ms Sharmiela Selvaraj
    Analytics Consultant- Business Intelligence
  • Introduction to building distributed systems in the cloud
    Ms Lekshmi Unnikrishnan
    Senior Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services, Seattle, USA
  • Introduction to Data Analysis using R
    Ms Aarathy Babu
    Infectious Disease Modeller, Telethon Kids Institute, Perth, Australia

Group photo with Ms Akshitha Akasapu as a part of Tech talk

This Tech-talk series provided a better understanding to the participants on the trending business analysis, data analytics, and cybersecurity in all the different fields of engineering. These events helped the participants to grab handsome knowledge to excel in their fields and to envision inter-disciplinary works in various fields of engineering.

Group photo with Ms Anusha Kumar as a part of the Tech talk

Women’s Day Celebration

As a part of Women’s Day celebration three events were organized with renowned female speakers from Alumni, Academia, and a Fireside Chat with Industry Directors was also arranged. The Alumini talk was in offline mode on “Industrial Expectation” by Ms Akshitha Akasapu (Developer, TCS). The Undergraduate participants took many take aways that could indeed help them with their placements. In collaboration with IEEE PELS Bangalore Chapter, IEEE IES Bangalore Chapter and IEEE WIE Bangalore Section, a talk on “Modern Power Distribution” by Dr M. Venkata Kirthiga (Assistant Professor, NIT-Tiruchirappalli) was organized.

A glimpse of Panel Members of the WIE Event

The Fireside Chat was organized in collaboration with IEEE WIE Bangalore Section. The gathered members and the students began the day with a Women’s Day celebration and cake cutting, casual discussion, and snacks. The formal event commenced with Dr. Kumudhini Ravindra, Chair WIE Bangalore Section sharing a few words on the women in the industry and their journey and inviting the speakers and the moderator for the fireside chat, Ms Parvathi Rachakonda, Manager at IBM. The discussion continued with the speakers Rajeshwari Sundaranjan, Senior Director, Epsilon and Jyothy Shetty, Engineering Director Microfocus sharing their perspective of the industry required skills needed to be imbibed by the new technology graduates. It was an interactive session where many students interacted with the speakers and discussed their careers.

The PES/IAS joint SB Chapter of Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bangalore, India would like to thank all the speakers and the wonderful participants for making these virtual and offline events a grand success and looks forward to organizing more events in future.

 

Reddi Vivek Vardhan
Vice-Chairperson, PES/IAS joint SB Chapter, ASEB