Department of Information Technology organized an event for IT Department Faculty members to get familiar to ‘Edhitch: A Blended Learning System’. The demo on Edhitch is given by Ms. Sandhya Bondriya who is an author, technologist and formerly an IES Officer. She is a graduate from class of 2013 of Stanford University Graduate School of Business in Management. Prior to Stanford, she worked as Director (Engineering) at All India Radio. Edhitch is her digitalization initiative in the field of education. Edhitch is a teacher-centered platform for blended learning that connects teachers, administrators and students together with a common goal to enhanced learning and teaching experience. It emphasizes collaboration, discovery and sharing of resources, time saving from redundancy, and increased efficiency in teaching-learning process. Educators can create digital classes on Edhitch, where students get involved in social learning.
A special session for F.E. girl students on woman safety management, ‘Swaraksha’ was organized by Internal Complaints/ Women’s Grievance Committee on 8th October 2016, Saturday in room no. 401 at 9.00 am. Capt. Sanjiivv Batish conducted the session ‘ I AM SAFE’ who has undertaken A Unique Safety Initiative in Women Safety. Principal Dr. L.K. Kshirsagar Sir, all First Year Engineering girl students, all ladies teachers and all Women’s Grievance Committee members were present for the session. Students gave very good response and session was interactive. While introducing safety management skills, Capt. Sanjiivv Batish covered following points in his presentation.
• Why women are at greater risk today?
• How Women relate to their safety needs • Framework of Safety Management
• Challenges in the context of Personal Safety • Safe Living is a Habit
• Being Aware & Mentally Alert – What does it means
• Safety Preparation & Preparation against threats
MAEER’s Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Kothrud, Pune-38 Department of Electronics & Telecommunication Engg. in association with CoreEL technologies hosted a three day workshop on “ASIC Design” for M.E (Electronics and E&TC) students and staff under Savitribai Phule Pune University from 31st Aug to 2nd September 2016. On 1st Sept. “Hands on” for Mentor Graphics software by CoreEL technologies was arranged as a part of the workshop. Under the able guidance of Prof. Dr. P. D. Khandekar Vice-Principal, MIT, Pune, invited speakers for the workshop were: 1. Dr. Dipankar Nagchoudhuri, Retired Professor, DAIICT, Gandhinagar 2. Mr. H. S. Jatana, Divisional Head VLSI, Semiconductor Lab, ISRO, Chandigarh 3. Dr. M. B. Mali, Head, E&TC Department, SCOE, Pune 4. Prof. Ketan Raut, Associate Professor, VIIT, Pune In the “Hands on” of Mentor Graphics Pyxis tool, topics covered are as follows: • Create NAND Gate schematic using pyxis schematic tool • Simulation of Nand Gate using GDK130nm pdk • Analyze the waveform in EZwave and apply different function using Measurment tool • Draw a Nand Gate layout using Pyxis layout tool • Perform physical verification using Calibre tool • Perform parasitic extraction and do post layout simulation ASIC Design workshop has given insight on Signal Integrity Issues, CMOS Digital Circuit Design, Demonstration of ASIC Design , Ultra Low Voltage Analog Integrated Circuits and Simulation, CMOS Analog Design. This workshop was very helpful for faculty of Engineering Institutes and researchers. Participants had great interactions with the resource persons. Coordinator: Mrs. A.A. Askhedkar Coordinator: Mrs. M.R. Ingle
An industrial visit of B.E. (Polymer) students to APPL Industries Ltd. at Hinjewadi, Pune was organized by Polymer Engineering Department. Prof.Mrs. Deepali S. Kulkarn, Prof. Mrs. Pallavi T. Tatpate, Prof. Ms. Sheetal Lanjewar, Mrs. Manjusha Shedge, Mr. A. Patil and Mr. Baba Shaikh participated in the visit. APPL was established in the year 1990. In a span of just two decades APPL has become one of the leading compounder of engineered thermoplastics in India with an enviable production capacity of 100,000 MTPA. APPL has been providing material solutions to the Indian Auto Manufacturing Units, which is at par with the global standards. APPL has a range of products like pre-coloured & UV stabilized compounds based on Polyolefins & Engineering plastics modified with minerals, glass fiber / beads, wood flour, flame retardants etc. APPL’s expertise combines blends and alloys of various plastics, colour concentrates and Specialty Masterbatches. APPL designs and manufactures a range of products meeting every specific need matched with the topmost quality as per application. APPL products are mainly used by OEMs in Automotive and Appliance Industries for variety of applications.
Prof. Mrs.Deepali S. Kulkarni, Prof.Dr.H.V.Joshi, Prof.Mrs.Dr.D.S.Marathe and Prof Ms.Y.B.Badhe along with 70 students of B.E (Polymer) visited DSM Engineering Pvt.Ltd. and PolyOne Polymer India Pvt.Ltd.at Ranjangaon M.I.D.C,Shirur. PolyOne Polymer India Pvt.Ltd are Manufacturers, Suppliers And Traders of Engineering plastic compounds, color additives master batches, zero halogen compounds, pvc compounds, liquid colors, bio color, all type of plastic, Thermoplastic Elastomers, Vinyl Powder Coatings, Medical Grade PVC Compound, PVC Shrink Film Compound, Crystal Pvc Compound Granules, White Pvc Compounds, Pvc Compact Compound. DSM Engineering Pvt.Ltd is a global supplier of high-performance engineering thermoplastics. It is the global number 3 in the overall market for semi-crystalline engineering plastics and is the global market leader in high-temperature polyamides.
Prof.Ms.Shital Lanjewar, Prof.Mrs.D.S.Kulkarni, Prof.Dr.M.B.Kulkarni of Polymer Engineering Department along with 64 students of T.E (Polymer) visited Pioneer Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. at Sanasawadi. Pioneer Enterprises Pvt.Ltd. is an ISO 9001:2000 certified organization, engaged in manufacturing and supplying a premium quality range of Protective Packaging Material such as Edge Boards, PE Foam, polythelene foam, Air Bubble Sheets, Plastic Bubble Sheets, Polypropylene boxes and PP Boxes. We thank the Managing Director of the company Mr. Ranjan Munshi for his support and warm welcome.
IPI-Pune Chapter has organized a Seminar on ‘Latest Trends and Advancements in Engineering Polymers’ on 5th August 2016. This was sponsored by DSM Engineering Plastics, India and was supported by MAEER’s MIT, Pune. Dr S. Radhakrishnan, Chairman IPI Pune chapter welcomed the speakers & sponsors. This seminar was mainly focused on applications of DSM products in Auto Industry, General Industries, in Electronics/Electrical Applications.
Department of E&TC has organized a seminar on professional ethic connecting college to campus. Sunil Patil has trained the students of final year E&TC on various topics which are very important in the corporate world. Total 90 students attended the workshop.
The workshop was held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (18-20 July 2016) for 7 hrs. from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule of the workshop was divided into six sections.
The six sections were:
Introduction to Corporate Culture: Corporate culture refers to the beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company’s employees and management interact and handle outside business transactions.
Motivation and its impact: Organizations wish to perform successfully in the market and if possible to have a sustainable economic growth. The purpose of this study is to analyze the impact produced by the motivation of employees on organizational effectiveness. Personnel motivation will involve criteria such as employees’ bonus, good communication within the working premises, and satisfaction at their job place.
Stress and Time Management: The aim of good time management is to achieve the lifestyle balance you want. Good time management at work means doing high-quality work, not high quantity.
Soft skills: Soft skills is a term often associated with a person’s “EQ” (emotional intelligence quotient), which is the cluster of personality traits that characterize one’s relationships with other people. These skills can include social graces, communication abilities, language skills, personal habits, cognitive or emotional empathy, and leadership traits.
Interview Handling Skills: Even the smartest and most qualified job seekers need to prepare for job interviews. So, there are 10 strategies to enhance your interview skills.
Resume Writing: Everyone needs a resume when job hunting. Writing a resume is a daunting task.
The parents meet was arranged on 23/07/2016 at E&TC Department for the parents of the students whose attendance was less than 75% during the period 15/06/2016 to 15/07/2016. 13 parents had attended the meeting. During the meeting feedback form by the parents were collected. Report of the same is attached. Dr. L. K. Kshirsagar (Principal) was present for the meeting. Dr. G. N. Mulay (HOD,E&TC) discussed the following points during the meeting:- Attendance of defaulter students. Strategy applied for the defaulter’s students. Discussion on different ways to improve student attendance in class and result improvement. Awareness about college discipline. Awareness about online exam of second year student and In-Sem Exam of Third and Final Year Students. Importance of attendance in the class with respect to placement. Implementation of credit system for second year 2016-17 course onwards. Awareness of different competitive exam like GATE, GRE etc. Interactive discussion took place between parents and teachers.
Three faculty members and twenty eight students of Information Technology Department visited TCS Sahyadri Park, Hinjewadi Phase III on 28th July 2016 TCS had organised “Testmony 2016” , a competition on Testing and assurance. More than 85,000 students all over India participated in that competition. Top 10 final teams were invited at TCS Pune campus for the mega final event which took place on 28th July 2016. Around 500 students and few faculty members from various institutions were invited for this event. Top 5 teams gave their presentation on their case study. Top three winners were selected and they were felicitated for their achievements. Also TCS offered provisional job offers for top 20 students. Prof. Dr. Sanjay Dhande was invited as a distinguished speaker and he gave his key note address on this event. Also Ms. Jayanti Natrajan , Head of Testing and Assurance delivered a speech in which she explored various career opportunities in Testing and Quality Assurance. Students also participated in the quiz conducted in this event. The event started at 8:30am and got over by 2:00pm. After lunch students were taken around to see the TCS campus. Our students and faculty enjoyed the event and students could gain the knowledge in testing domain.