Monday, 18 March 2019

REPORT ON ANNUAL PROJECT EXHIBITION - 2019


The Annual Project Exhibition was organized as a part of NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY by the Electronics Club on 1 March 2019, between 10am to 3pm in the Pathway of Main Campus. The mission behind holding this exhibition is to provide   a platform for the final year students to demonstrate and explain their constructed circuit with model to the visitors of the stall thereby promoting the learning process with hands-on experience.


The exhibition was organized by the B.Sc. final year students of both PME and CME classes as a part of their VI semester project work under the guidance of the faculty members of the department of Electronics. There were a total of 41 working projects on display during the event.  The students demonstrated the working of their projects using a power point presentation and charts to the visitors.


Dr. Surendra Kulkarni, Dean of Science and Dr. George Thomas C, Associate Dean of Science visited the exhibition and encouraged the students by interacting with the students.
The students from other classes visited the exhibition and interacted with the senior students.This exhibition succeeded in giving an overview of practical applications in various domains with a special attention to some of the problemswith social relevance. The event motivated the first and second year students to take up the project work seriously and more enthusiastically.


All the faculty members of department of Physics and Electronics were present during the exhibition and provided guidance to the students for the successful execution of the program.

TEAM
TITLE OF THE PROJECT
TEAM
TITLE OF THE PROJECT
1
PARKING SLOT AVAILABILITY
22
AUTOMATED  SERVING TRAY
2
ROBOT CLEANER
23
BIOMETRIC EVM
3
COIN INSERTIONMOBILE CHARGER
24
HUMAN DETECTION ROBOT
4
SMART PARKING SYSTEM
25
ACCIDENT RESCUE SYSTEM
5
COLOUR SELECTORS
26
PARCEL DELIVERY DRONE
6
AUTOMATIC PET FEEDER
27
SMART IRRIGATION SYSTEM
7
AUTOMATIC SOLAR TRACKER
28
CELL PHONE OPERATED ROVER
8
LIFI BASED DATA TRANSMISSION
29
SPY ROBOT
9
HAND GESTURE CONTROL CAR
30
FINGER PRINT HOME SECURITY
10
ROBOTIC ARM
31
SOLAR TRACKING SYSTEM
11
GENERAL PURPOSE APPLIANCE CONTROL
32
HAND GESTURE ROBOTIC ARM
12
DAM AUTOMATION USING ARDUINO
33
IOT GARBAGE SENSOR
13
SPIDER ROBOT
34
SIGN LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR
14
AUTOMATIC GREEN HOUSE CONTROL
35
AUTOMATED TITRATION
15
3 WHEEL HOLONOMIC DRIVE BOT
36
CHILD RESCUE SYSTEM
16
INTERACTIVE COFFEE TABLE
37
AMBIENT AIR MONITOR
17
DOT BOT - PRINTER PEN
38
TRACK DISTORTION DETECTOR
18
CAPACITIVE TOUCH PIANO
39
QUAD COPTER
19
BIONIC ARM
40
SMART HOME
20
ACCIDENT DETECTOR
41
BLUEOOTH CONTROLLED SPY CAR
21
HAND GESTURE CONTROLLED ROBOT





Workshop on MATLAB Organised by Department of Physics and Electronics 2018



The Department of Physics and Electronics had organized a two day workshop on MATLAB in association with Technologics Global Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru (A recognized Institute by Govt of India, by NSDC & Skill India program) on 14-15 December 2018 for B.Sc. (PME and CME) students. About 52 students participated in the workshop. The resource persons from the company conducted both theory and practical sessions. The workshop helped students in understanding the scientific and research applications of the MATLAB software. Students acquired hands on training on Matlab software and other associated software and hardware tools. Certificates were issued directly to students by the company.





Friday, 1 March 2019

A Report on Industry Visit to CSIR-NAL

The Department of Physics and Electronics always believes in providing the necessary practical skills to the students along with theoretical knowledge of electronics and to fulfill this objective, the department organizes various programs and activities for the students through its Electronics Club, association of electronics students. The industry visit also aims at giving an exposure of the industrial environment with latest equipments and newest technologies in use to the students. 
The department had organized an industry visit for the VI semester B.Sc. CME students to CSIR-NAL on 25 February 2019. A total of 53 students from the VI Sem CME class with two teachers visited CSIR-NAL campus situated on HAL Airport Road, Bengaluru.

The entire visit was guided by Mr. Somanarayanan, Principal Technical officer, KTMD, CSIR-NAL. He gave brief information on the research and development activities of NAL. He took the visiting team to CSMST Wind farm in the same campus and explained the technical details of wind-solar hybrid systems. The team was then taken out to another place, Belur campus situated at about 5km from the NAL main campus. He took the team to Trisonic Wind tunnel area, Acoustic Test facility and described the functioning of each with applications.



It was a fruitful visit to the prestigious R&D organization and Electronics Club wishes to sincerely thank the CHRIST (Deemed to be University) management and the department for providing this opportunity for the students that motivates and enables them to go for higher studies and research in renewable energy sector.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

REPORT ON THE GOLDEN JUBILEEE NATIONAL SCIENCE EXHIBITION ORGANIZED BY THE DEANERY OF SCIENCES on January 7, 2019

The Deanery of Sciences organized the Golden Jubilee National Science exhibition on January 7, 2019 in the Main Campus of CHRIST (Deemed to be University). Undergraduate and postgraduate students from the different colleges and Universities across India actively participated in the exhibition. A total of 70 teams representing the seven domains of sciences, viz. Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science and Life Sciences took part in the exhibition. There was a total of 26 external college teams, including few from outside Karnataka.

             The exhibition was inaugurated by the Honorable Vice Chancellor of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Fr Dr Thomas C Mathew. Dr T V Joseph, Coordinator of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Deanery of Sciences, Dr Suma S, National Science Exhibition Coordinator, Dr Surendra Kulkarni, Dean of Science, Dr George Thomas, Associate Dean of Science and the HODs and faculty of various Science departments were present for the inauguration.  The students showcased their talents in various domains of Science by way of exhibits spread across 12 stalls. One stall was dedicated to Innovations by Christities. The judges of the exhibition included prominent scientists from industry and academia. The Prize distribution ceremony was conducted in Sky View, Central Block of the Main Campus. Dr T V Joseph distributed prizes to the winners. Three teams from each domain were given cash prizes – Rs 3000 (First prize), Rs 2000 (Second Prize) and Rs 1000 (Third Prize). The students appreciated the practical learning experience obtained from the National Science Exhibition.







REPORT ON BIOGALA 2019, WORKSHOP and INTERCOLLEGIATE FEST ORGANIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCES ON JANUARY 21, 22, 2019.

‘Biogala’, a celebration of life, was organized by the Department of Life Sciences, to mark the Golden Jubilee celebration of CHRIST (Deemed to be University). The theme of the Workshop on Day 1 was RECENT TRENDS IN LIFE SCIENCES. The second day was allotted for the Intercollegiate competitions.  The Coordinator of the 2 day event was Prof. Vasantha V L. The event started with an inaugural ceremony which was graced by the presence of Fr. Dr. Col. Thomas C. Mathew, Vice Chancellor, Fr. Jobi Xavier Chief Finance Officer and Head of the department of LifeSciences, faculty members and students of the department. The inaugural address was given by the Chief Guest, Dr. Chenna Reddy Aswath. Senior Scientist, Indian Institute of Horticultural research, Bengaluru.
Day 1 of Biogala comprised of talks by various renowned speakers from distinguished institutes. The first speaker of the session was Dr. Chenna Reddy Aswath from Indian Institute of Horticultural research (Bengaluru),  followed by Dr. Seetha Krishnan from Syngene, Dr. Abhraham Verghese from ICAR-NBAIR, Mr. Vibhava Shukla from Biocon and Dr. Senthil Kumar Radhakrishnan from GPS Institute of Agricultural management. After the lecture series Poster presentation was conducted. The day ended with a valedictory session during which the winners of the poster presentation were announced.
The inter-collegiate fest was held on day 2 of Biogala. There were various colleges from Bangalore and outside Bangalore participating in various events with a total of 110 students. Events for the day included- Quiz, Treasure Hunt, Marketing Genius, Flower arrangement, Sketching, JAM and True Detective. After the end of all the events, cultural celebrations were held. The valedictory session was held for the distribution of prizes and certificates.






REPORT ON THE GUEST LECTURE ON “CAREER PROSPECTS IN GENOMICS” BY HITESH GOSWAMI AND AVINASH DHAR, BIONIVID – A COLLABORATIVE VENTURE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCES AND BIONIVID ON FEBRUARY 11, 2019



An invited talk was organized by the Dept of Life Sciences in collaboration with BIONIVID on February 11, 2019 in Room No 911,Central Block, Main Campus of CHRIST (Deemed to be University). The Dean of Science, Dr Surendra Kulkarni gave the Welcome address. Mr Hitesh Goswami and Mr Avinash Dhar delivered talks on the topics “Career Prospects in Genomics” and “Genomics in Everyday Life” respectively. The talk was attended by the undergraduate students of BSc. BCZ. BCB, CBZ and the final year MSc Biotechnology students. The aim of the talk was to stress the importance of genomics in the world of science and technology today. The vote of thanks was delivered by Dr Suma S, Associate Professor, Dept of Life Sciences who coordinated the session. The students enthusiastically participated in the query session too.









REPORT ON DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCES ALUMNI MEET HELD ON 26 JANUARY 2019





The Department of Life Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) had organized its alumni meeting session on 26 January 2019. The official gathering started by 10.00 am in the Zoology Laboratory (Department of Life Sciences) and was graced with the presence of alumni from various older batch students of the department. The function started Dr Suma, Alumni Coordinator and Associate Professor, Department of Life Sciences, welcoming the gathering. It was followed by the welcome address delivered by honourable Head of the Department, Fr. Jobi Xavier, who briefed the alumni regarding the recent developments and introduction of research courses (MPhil and Ph.D) in the department. It was followed by short session of alumni interaction and cake cutting as a token of gratitude to the alumni. The meeting was concluded at 11.00 am with group photo session. The short alumni meeting held in the department clearly paved a platform for interacting with alumni from different batches of the department.