September 19, 2017 05:12 PM

Chandigarh  (Face2News)

MHRD funded Design Innovation Centre at UIET Panjab University organised an Innovative Design Contest on 18th-19th September 2017. The competition was aimed at  providing a platform for undergraduate and postgraduate students from Chandigarh and neighbouring states to present innovative ideas in technology and design.

Projects were invited under various subthemes namely: Energy Harvesting and Management Technologies, Medical Devices and Restorative Technologies, Transparent Ceramic Materials and Technologies and Traffic Sensing and Information Technologies.The event was inaugurated by Prof. Renu Vig, Director of UIET, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

She shared the significance of innovation in today’s world and encouraged students to be creative in their approach to develop new solutions. The event was graced by honorary Chief Guests, Prof. S.R. Kale Professor at IIT Delhi, Ms.Dolly Bhasin Managing Director, SPH Consultancy and E-services Pvt. Ltd., Pamela Kumar Vice President of Cloud computing council of India, Prof. Hema Sharda Professor, LPU, Jalandhar, Prof. V.K. Jindal Visiting Professor, GJU Hisar and Er. Mohit Rawat BEL Panchkula. Prof. S.R. Kale discussed the steps students should follow while working on an innovative project. He also presented various projects developed by students of IIT Delhi.

Ms. Dolly Bhasin shared her experiences in guiding students from various backgrounds towards becoming pioneers of upcoming technologies. Mr. Mohit Rawat  conducted a highly interactive session informing them of the appropriate methodology to be followed to convert their project idea into a prototype and ultimately a commercial product. 

Students under Design Innovation Centre, UIET presented their ongoing innovations under the mentorship of UIET faculty Dr. Naveen Aggarwal, Dr. Y.P. Verma and Dr. Prashant Jindal for their respective sub themes on traffic sensing, energy  management and medical devices. New ideas and projects related low cost hearing aid, car locking and locating device, fire fighting devices, RF energy harvesting system etc. were presented and best projects were given cash awards and funding for executing their projects. 


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