Events

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops/Special Lectures Organized for Students by the School

Period  Conferences, Seminars, Workshops                            
2010-11  

1. Workshop on “Tour Making”, Mr. Aravind Paranjpye, Officer for Science Popularization, IUCAA,  Pune, October 18-19, 2010.

2. Seminar on “Cyber Crimes”, Mr. E.S. Bijumon, DYSP, Cyber Cell, Trivandrum, December 17, 2010.

3. Workshop on “FOSS and BOSS”, Smt. Saleena H, Senior Technical Officer, CDAC, Trivandrum, December 17, 2010.

4. Workshop on “e-Astronomy and Statistics”, organized bySchool of Pure and Applied Physics in association with School of Computer Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, January 17-19, 2011 with the following resource persons

Dr. Ashish Mahabal, Senior Research Scientist, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) USA
Dr. Archana Pai, Indian Institute of Science Engineering and Research (IISER), Trivandrum
Dr. Ninan S Philip, Professor, St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry, Kerala

5. Seminar on “Best Programming Practices”, Dr. Ashish Mahabal, Senior Research Scienist, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) USA, (Erudite Scholar- Mahatma Gandhi University), January 20, 2011.
6. National Conference on “Computing and Communication  (NCCC 2011)”, School of Computer Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala,  May 26-27, 2011.

Technical Talks Included:

“A Brief History of Computing” by Prof. (Dr.) S.K. Sinha, CEDT, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
“KERA- A New Language for Synthetic Biology” by Prof. (Dr.) AchuthSankar S. Nair, Director and Sri. Umesh, Assistant Professor, State Inter-University Center of Excellence in Bio-Informatics, University of Kerala.
“Machine to Machine Communication” by Prof. (Dr.) K.S. MohanachandraPanicker, Dean (Planning & Research),
7. Workshop on “Teaching-Learning Process”, by Prof. (Dr.) R. Vijayakumar, HOD, School of Computer Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala,  2011.
8. Workshop on “Computer Networking Leading to CCNA Certification”, March 16, 2011. 

2011-12 1. National level seminar  by Ms. Easwari PV, Senior consultant , Siemens Information Systems Limited, Bangalore, Dr. Achuth Sankar S Nair, Hon. Director, Centre for Bio-Informatics, Dr. K S M Panicker, Dean, FISAT in December 2011.

2. Conference on “Computing Paradigms and Bio-informatics  (CPBI 2012), School of Computer Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala,  January, 2012.

Talks Included:

i. “Computing in New Biology” by Prof. (Dr.) AchuthSankar S. Nair, Director, State Inter University Center of Excellence in Bio-Informatics, University of Kerala.

ii.“High Performance Computing Paradigms” by Mahesh C., FISAT, Angamaly.

iii.Bio-Informatic Approach for Structure Function Analysis Polyketide Synthases: Lessons”, Dr.Radhakrishnan E K, School of Bio Science, Mahatma Gandhi University.

iv. “Cloud Computing” by Prof. (Dr.) Paulose Jacob, HOD, Department of Computer Science, Cochin university of Science and Technology, Kerala.

3. Seminar on “Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems” by Dr. Prahlad Vadakkeppat, National University of Singapore, January 3rd, 2012.

2012-13 1. Workshop on “ Open source software “ was organized by the School during 2012 , inaugurated by Dr.Iqbal , former Vice-chancellor of Kerala University.
2. National level technical talk on “NP Complete Problems and High Performance Computing” as part of Interface2012 in Dec, 2012.
2013-14 1.   The school was a nodal centre for the One day ISTE e-Workshop on “Creative Teaching”, October 5th  2013 through A-View, an e-learning software.  The Seminar was conducted by the Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Computer Applications of AmalJyothi College of Engineering.

  • Technical Talks Included:
  • KeyNote Address by Dr.MuktaAtrey, Senior Project Manager,ProjectEkalavya,IIT Bombay
  • Effective Teaching & Adaptive Learning by Rev.Dr.JoseKannampuzha Principal,AmalJyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally
  • Teacher Research lead to learning by Prof.Dr.Sabu Thomas, School of Chemical Science, MG University,Kottayam
  • Know your students– Teacher student relations by Rev. Dr.Tomy Tharayil, (Director, Danahalaya,Punnapra)
  • Communication skills and career oriented tools for teachers- by Mr.AbrahamKurien IPS (former DGP,Govt. of UP,Member, Civil Service Interview Board of the UPSC ).

2. National Seminar on “Computing and Communication” at  School of Computer Sciences, December 2013.

Technical Talks Included:

i. Computing in Malayalam for Malayalam using Visual Programming Language- by Dr. K.P. Soman, Prof. & HOD, Centre for Excellence in Computational Engineering, Amrita VishwaVidyapeetham, Coimbatore

ii. Algorithm for Mining the Web and the Database- by Dr.Sumithra S Nair, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (ISTE), Thiruvananthapuram

iii.Context Centered Communication- by Sri. C.K. Subramania Prasad, Retd. Prof & HOD, Dept. Of Civil Engineering, NSS College, Palakkad

iv. Latest Trends in Software Engineering- by Sri. Krishnan Chittoor, S/W Developer, Microsoft India Ltd.

2014-15 1. A seminar by Dr Manjaiah, Professor, Dept. of Studies and Research in Computer Science, Mangalore University on “Systems Programming” on 21.07.2014.

2. Spoken Tutorial project(an initiative of NMEICT, MHRD, Govt. of India) in the University, a training session at School of  Computer Science and Engineering/Computer Applications/IT institutions under M G University on 27.08.2014. Mr.Swapnil More, Training Coordinator, Spoken Tutorial (MHRD, NMEICT) IIT  Bombay.

3. Seminar on “Research Topics for M Tech Dissertation”  at School of Computer Sciences by Dr Madhu S Nair, Asst.Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Kerala on 18.09.2014.

4. School was a nodal centre for the  National E-seminar “Steps2Research”during 19-20 Sept 2014 through A-View, an e-learning software.  The Seminar was conducted by the Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Computer Applications of AmalJyothi College of Engineering.The seminar was enriched by scholarly talks by the various personalities such as

  • The research mind set”    Prof.Dr.D.B.  Phatak,IIT Bombay
  • NMEICT activities and T10KT project in IIT B”  Dr.MuktaAtrey(Senior Project Manager,Project T10KT)
  • Introductions to Research”  Rev. Dr. Jose Kannampuzha, Principal,AmalJyothi College of Engg
  • Research issues in Massive IT literacy drive in India” Prof.Dr. KannanMoudgalya,IIT Bombay
  • Engineering Research, Incubation and Technology Transfer – The Technopark  Story” by Mr.Vijayaraghavan(Former CEO Techno Park ,Member– State Planning Board Kerala)
  • Management of Research Process: Philiosophy& Practical Tips”   Dr.Achutsankar S    Nair,Centre for Bio Informatics,Trivandrum
  • The process of Action Research”   Dr.SahanaMurthy,IIT Bombay
  • How to write research proposals, funding agencies, filing patents” Dr.Soney C. George.
  • How to write thesis”   Dr.Jacob Philip,(Director STIC,CUSAT)

5. International  Seminar on “Talking Like Humans” by Christy Alias, Ph.D Scholar, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland on 6th December 2014.

6. A workshop  on ‘Training A-view System’ by A-View team of Amrita University under the initiative of  NMEICT, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, on 23rd February 2015.

7. A workshop on ‘Scilab’ by the Spoken Tutorial Project, through “Talk To A Teacher” project of  IIT Bombay on 25/3/2015, funded by National Mission on Education through ICT, MHRD, Govt. of India.

2015-16 1. As part of strengthening the activities of  the Placement Cell of the School, a one-day workshop on “Skill Enhancement” was organized for students of the School on 19.08.2015. The event was organized in remembrance of  Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Two of our alumni, who are well experienced have handled the sessions on “Principles and Practices for a Good Professional and Personal Life” and “How to Face an Interview”.

2.    National level 3-day E-conference using the virtual class room and video-conferencing facility set up in the School. The School participated as a Nodal Centre in the National Conference on Research in Emerging Areas (NACORE 2016), a National e-conference organized by AmalJyothi College of Engineering and Technology from 28.01.2016to 30.01.2016. The event was sponsored by KSCSTE in association with ISTE Kerala Section. Research scholars and M Tech students of the School presented research papers in the conference, which had around 20 nodal centres participating from across the Nation.

Key note sessions were

  • Photo-acoustic tomography and applications” by Dr.R M Vasu, Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  • A stochastically evolving non-local search for global optimization” byDr.Debashish Roy, Professor,Computational Mechanics Lab, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Cloud Security and its Opportunities” by Mr.Sreekanth R Iyer, Cloud Security Architect (CTO’s Office), IBM Cloud, IBM Master Inventor, Member – IBM Academy of Technology, Open Group CertifiedDistinguished Architect.
  • Cyber Crimes”, Dr.VinodBhattathiripad, Cyber Forensic Consutant
  • NoSQL Exploitation Framework” Francis Alexander, Information Security Researcher

 3.   A 3 day workshop  on “Network Simulator 2” (19.11.15 to 21.11.15) for faculty members as well as M Sc/M Tech and Research students of the School.

4. Seminar on “Image Processing Technologies for Defence Applications” by Dr.Lekshmi S, Scientist , NPOL ( also an alumnus of the School), on 4.12.2015.

5.   Two-day National Workshop on “India’s First Cloud Computing Championship – IFC3 INDIA”   in collaboration with Neuromancers, IIT Bhubaneswar and Infero, Scitech Counsil IIT Hyderabad from 9.02.16 to 10.02.16. Our School served as a zonal centre. Students from affiliated institutions also participated. Three delegates were selected for the National level competition.

 

2016-17 1. A two-day National Workshop on “India’s First Cloud Computing Championship – IFC3 INDIA”   in collaboration with Neuromancers, IIT  Bhubaneswar  and  Infero, Scitech Counsil IIT Hyderabad from 9.02.16 to 10.02.16.

2. A workshop on “Cloud Solutions and Implementation” for faculty and technical staff of the School on 28.06.2016 by Mr. Saneesh Kaniyath, Sr. Technical Consultant, Smartsoft, Cochin.

3. Three day National level workshop on “Data Analytics and Machine Learning Using R”  June 15-17, 2016 as part of Capacity Building and Knowledge Upgradation  for faculty members and M Sc/M Tech/M Phil and Research students of the School , in collaboration with Scientific Computing Solutions, Chennai.

4. Seminar on “Remoteness Function on Median Graphs”, 2nd Dec 2016, by Dr. Ajitha R. S., Post  Doctoral Fellow,  University of Kerala.

5. Faculty  Development  ProgrammeTwo Weeks Capacity Building Workshop on “E-Learning and E-Content Development” 16th – 31st January 2017,  in association with College Development Council,Mahatma Gandhi University and  University  Centre for International Co-operation (UCIC), at School of Computer Sciences.

6. Special Lecture  on “Innovation and Technology” by  Prof. Heinz D Kurz, Professor of Emeritus, Graz Schumpeter Centre(GSC), University of Graz, Germany, on 1st March 2017 in association with Business Innovation and Incubation Centre (BIIC) and University Centre for International Co-operation (UCIC) of the University.

7. International Women’s Day celebrations9th March, 2017, Special Talk “Women Empowerment and Legal Protection” :  and Debate on “Are Women Secure in Modern Society?”.

8. Five day National level workshop on “Data Analytics, Mining and Machine Learning Using R”  March 27-31, 2017 as part of Capacity Building and Knowledge Upgradation  for faculty members and M Sc/M Tech/M Phil and Research students of the School , in collaboration with Scientific Computing Solutions, Chennai.

2017-18 1. One Day Worksho on “Enhancement of Soft Skills”, organised by SPARK, School Of Computer Sciences,on 21st July, 2017.

2. Special Lecture II, Innovation lead development in India and Africa: Prospects, Challenges and Grounds for Cooperation by Prof. Mammo Muchie, organised by BIIC, Mahatma Gandhi University, in association with School of Computer Sciences and KN Raj Centre for economics on 01/08/2017.

3. Special Talk and Interaction on Fellowship Offered by Govt. of Australia for Masters, Ph.D, Post-Doctoral and Executive Levels in Australian Universities, by Dr.K.S.Beena, Professor, CUSAT, Cochin, Endeavour Awards, Ambassador appointed by Australian High Commissioner to India in Association with UCIC, Mahatma Gandhi University on 24th May, 2017.

4. Three Day Softskill Development Workshop organised in association with Placement & Training Cell, Mahatma Gandhi University during 3-5 October, 2017.

 

Three day National level workshop on “Data Analytics and Machine Learning Using R”

 A 3 day workshop  on “Network Simulator 2”

National level 3-day E-conference using the virtual class room and video-conferencing facility set up in the School