Seminar on Technology for Millennial’s’ at NIE

Students and faculty members from various colleges across the state took part in the two-day state-level seminar

“The companies work with a lot of constraints to produce the expected output with specified input limiting the processing time and space, hence new technologies have to be built to meet these constraints,” said Praveen B P, Principal Engineer, Samsung R&D, Bengaluru, here at the National Institute of Engineering recently.
Inaugurating the two-day state-level seminar on ‘Technology for Millennial’s’ organised under the aegis of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-II) by the Computer Science Division and Electrical Sciences Division of NIE, Praveen said the main intention of the seminar was to educate and tune the students to choose their career and higher studies to meet the current technologies  
Balaji Holur, Senior Vice-President, Samsung R&D, Bengaluru, emphasised on the meaning of ‘Technology for Millennials.’  He said most of the software contributions are from the youngster – the Millennials.
He advised the students to cultivate ‘3C’ in their life for success i.e., Communication, Curiosity and Characteristics. The Millennials have to bring heterogeneity in their portfolio and think out of box so as to create impact on the whole world.
The other eminent resource persons were Anurag Jain, Senior Principal Engineer, Venkappa Mala, Senior Technical Manager, Madhupa Chowdhury, Chief Engineer, Raghavan Velappan, Technical Manger, Rajib Basu, General Manager, Ajay Vijayvargiya and a few Managers of Samsung R&D Institute, Bengaluru.  
The technical sessions were on heterogeneous computing, Power and Thermal Management in embedded devices, Linux for Embedded Systems, Camera Subsystem and GPU Compute and OpenCL.
About 150 students and faculty members from various colleges of the state attended the seminar. In the quiz conducted during the seminar, Shashank S, Mahesh G Bhat, and Akshay Kumar P, Electronics & Communication Engineering won 1st prize, Shreyas, Shishir Simha and Manoj C, Information Science & Engineering, won second prize and Rakesh M S, Harish A G and Praveen Kumar of Electronics & Communication Engineering won the third prize.
The first prize winners have been rewarded with Z3 Tizen Samsung mobile phones by Samsung R&D Institute and others with certificates.
Dr G L Shekar, Principal, NIE, presided over the function. S K Lakshminarayana, Hon Secretary and T K Chittaranjan, Hon Treasurer, NIE Managing Committee, Dr H D Phaneendra, Head I/C , Dept of Computer Science & Engineering, Dr K Raghuveer, Head, Department of Information Science & Engineering, Girish H P Head, Department of MCA, Dr N Kumar, Head, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering were present on the occasion.
Dr Rohini Nagapadma, Professor & Head, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Rekha K S, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering were the convenors of the seminar.

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