International conference organised at Annamalai University

Saravanan Muthiayah, professor, Multimedia University, Malaysia was the chief guest.

Saravanan Muthiayah, professor, Multimedia University, Malaysia was the chief guest.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the faculty of engineering and technology, Annamalai University, organised a two-day international conference on “Advances in computing and information technology”.

Saravanan Muthiayah, professor of Information Technology, Multimedia University, Malaysia, who was the chief guest, highlighted the current trends and explained the thrust areas in the field of Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology.

Inaugurating the conference, N. Krishnamohan, Registrar (in-charge), highlighted the special features of newly introduced programmes such as B.E.-CSE (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning) and B.E.-CSE (Big Data Analytics).

K. Raghukandan, Dean, faculty of engineering and technology, explained the rapid growth and impact of the recent developments in Computer Science and Information Technology.

More than 100 research articles from various recent research areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics, internet of things, cyber security, block chain technology, face recognition, computer networks, speech processing, image processing and so on were presented during the meet. Scientists and research scholars from across the country presented their research in the areas of computing and information technology.

P. Aruna, Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and conference coordinators P. Sudhakar and G. Prabhakaran, associate professors of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering participated.

Application development

The CSE department and Industry Institute Interaction Cell (IIIC) of IFET College of Engineering, Villupuram, held a workshop on “Practical Aspects in the Application development”.

Soloman Luther King, chief manager from NLC India Ltd, Neyveli, who was the resource person, focused on the importance of web development and designing web applications. He gave a broad view on influence of operating system on application development. College chairman K.V. Raja, vice-chairman A. Mohamed Ilyas, secretary K. Shivram Alva, principal G. Mahendran, Dean Academics S. Matilda and Dean Placement J. Asha spoke. P. Kanimozhi, head of the department, computer science and engineering, association-in-charge M.O. Ramkumar, coordinator T. Ananth kumar and K.R. Sukumar, Head/IIIC, coordinated the function.

Blood Donors Day

The Association of Voluntary Blood Donors (AVBD) and A.K.T group of institutions jointly organised voluntary blood donor awareness program at A.K.T. Memorial College of Engineering and Technology in Kallakurichi as part of an awareness programme on National Voluntary Blood Donors Day. A.K.T. Group of Iinstitutions managing director T.M. ajendiran, principal T.R. Chinnusamy, and vice-principal V.Lizy, were among those who addressed. P.T. Thiyagarajan, Lion’s Club secretary; M. Babuselladurai, Junior Red Cross district convener; R. Rajkumar, AVBD president; M. Manirathinam, vice-president; G. Sagayaraj ABVD coordinator; and P. Ramachandiran and G.Sagayaraj from A.K.T college participated.

Seminar on environment

The Science and Humanities Engineering Students Association (SHESA), St. Annes’College of Engineering and Technology, Panruti, organised a one-day seminar on “Challenges to overcome the degrading environment”. Sasikumar, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry from VelTech, Rangarajan Sangunthala, R and D, Institute of Science and Technology Avadi, Chennai, addressed the students.

Y. Yesu Thangam, SHESA secretary, S. Ramya, associate professor, Department of Science and Humanities; A. John Peter, head of the department of S&H spoke.

Contributed by M. Dinesh Varma

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