30-APR-2012 TO 25-JUN-2012
- The Scholarship and Endowment Prize Distribution Function 2011 -12, one of the most exalted events of the College, was held in the Auditorium on 21, June 2011.
- The Department of Computer Applications celebrated the World Environment Day this year on 05, June 2012.
- ISTE VAST Chapter organized a talk on “Stochastic Models” by Dr. S. Satheesh (Professor, Applied Science Dept) on 22, June 2012 in EEE Seminar Hall.
- Events/ Workshops/ Seminars/ Conferences
Scholarship and Endowment Prize Distribution Function 2011-12
The Scholarship and Endowment Prize Distribution Function 2011 -12, one of the most exalted events of the College, was held in the Auditorium on 21, June 2011.
The event was exalted by the presence of Dr. E. Sreedharan, Principal Advisor to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. The chief guest inaugurated the function by lighting the traditional lamp.Stressing the importance of integrity, punctuality and personal health in addition to professional competence to success in their chosen field, the chief guest added that India was being held back by its mismanagement of human resources.
Scholarships worth a total of Rs. 1.6 Crore were distributed among 85 students of the college run by Vidya International Charitable Trust. Ms. Sujata Madhav (Head of Infrastructure Business for India, TCS) and Ms. Reeja George (Academic Relationship Manager - Kerala, TCS) were special guests. Dr. Sudha Balagopalan (Principal VAST) introduced the guests. Mr. P.K Asokan (Chairman, VICT) presided over the meeting and Mr. K Muraleedharan (Founder Chairman, VICT) distributed the 27 endowment prizes. Mr. Suresh Varrier (PTA President), Mr. Ajin Aravind (Alumni Representative), Dr. S. P Subramanian (former Principal), Dr. P. Pratapachandran Nair (Professor Emeritus), Prof. K.C. John (Staff Club representative), Mr. Hariprasad K (Student Senate Secretary) delivered felicitations.
Er. G. Mohanachandran (Executive Director VICT) welcomed the gathering and Dr. V.N Krishnachandran (Vice-Principal and Co-ordinator, Organizing Committee) proposed the Vote of Thanks.
Inaugural session of Scholarship & Endowment Prize Distribution Function 2011-12
- World Environment Day (WED) Celebrations 2012
The Department of Computer Applications celebrated the World Environment Day this year on 05, June 2012 by organizing a slide-show creation contest for the S2 MCA students of the Department. All the students were requested to submit a slideshow on the theme Greenifying Computing which could be construed as a sub theme of the main theme of this year's WED celebrations. The theme of this year's WED celebrations is "Green Economy: Does it include you?". The prize winners of the contest are
First Prize – Mr. Mukesh .K.
Second prize- Miss. Nithya Thomas .P.
Third Prize –Miss. Dhanya .R.
- Talk on“Stochastic Models”
ISTE VAST Chapter organized a talk on “Stochastic Models” by Dr. S. Satheesh (Professor, Applied Science Dept) on 22, June 2012 in EEE Seminar Hall. Dr. K.B.M. Nambudiripad led the discussion.
- Staff Participation / Achievements
1. Dr. Sasidharan Sreedharan (Professor, EEED) served as a resource person for the Professional Development program " Power system SCADA & Grid Station Operation and management" at AIT, Bangkok during 11-19, June 2012.
2. Mr. Nitin Padmanabhan (AP EEED) served as a technical expert member in the Career GuidanceProgram for prefinal year students at Mohandas College of Engineering Trivandrum on 09, June 2012.
3. A paper titled " Power Vectors to Identify Coalition Partners in Electricity Markets" submitted by Dr. Sudha Balagopalan, Mary P V, Neenu Thomas and Nitin Padmabhan was selected in the Seventh International conference on Industrial and Information System organized by the Dept of Electrical and Electronics , IIT Madras.
4. Ms. Deepa Mohan (Associate Professor, CE Dept) participated in the Faculty Development Programme on " Management Research Methodology" during 18-23, June 2012 organised by School of Management studies and Centre for Continuing Education, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, under MHRD and AICTE.
5. Dr. V.N Krishnachandran (Vice Principal and Head of Department of Computer Applications) organized a Half-Day Workshop on Google Sites for S2 MCA students of the Department. The Workshop was held in the After-Noon of 04 June 2012 in the Seminar Hall of the Department. In the Workshop, the students were introduced to the basics of creating a website using Google Sites.
6. Ms. Daisy P.K (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities) qualified at NET (National Eligibility Test) along with JRF (Junior Research Fellowship).
7. A western music awareness program conducted for the final year and pre-final year students of ECE department in the college auditorium on 22, June 2012 by Mr. Ashok. K. Natarajan (Asst. Professor of ECE Dept.)
8. The following members of faculty attended a written test and interview for getting admission to Ph. D and MS (By Research) under the approved research centre, Coimbatore at Anna University of Technology, Chennai on 21, June 2012.
|Sl No||Name of Candidate||Programme||Dept||Research Area|
|1||Ms. Mary P Varghese||Ph.D||EEE||Power Systems|
|2||Ms. Maya B||Ph.D||EEE||Power Systems|
|3||Mr. Nitin Padmanabhan||Ph.D||EEE||Power Systems|
|4||Ms. Neenu Thomas||Ph.D||EEE||Power Systems|
|5||Mr. Rajesh S.K||Ph.D||EEE||Power Systems|
|6||Mr. Dileep. K||Ph.D||ME||Energy|
|7||Ms. Sunitha. C||Ph.D||CSE||Natural Language Processing|
|8||Mr. Amal Ganesh||Ph.D||CSE||Natural Language Processing|
|9||Mr. Shanil. K.N||M.S (By Research)||CSE||Natural Language Processing|
- Students Participation / Achievements
1. Mr. Sumesh Sundar (S5 PE) secured First Prize in Freestyle Dance competition held as a part of Ragam'12 National level Cultural festival of NIT, Calicut.
2. Mr. Akhil P Kishore & team won Third place in group dance in Natya, cultural Fest organised by GEC, Sreekrishnapuram.
- Appointments - VAST
|Sl. No||Name||Authority||Date of Joining||Designation & Department|
|1||Mr. Prince Vijay||VAST/Appointment/12-13 dt.31/05/2012||18.06.2012 FN||Asst. Professor in CE|
|2||Ms. Pournami P.C||VAST/Appointment/12-13 dt.20/06/2012||25.06.2012 FN||Asst. Professor in CE|
|3||Ms. Swapna K.M||VAST/Appointment/12-13 dt.16/06/2012||25.06.2012 FN||Asst. Professor (English)|