“To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.”
On September 13th, CUFE students & faculty came together to celebrate Engineers Day to not only commemorate the memory of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya who had contributed to the field of hydel energy in India, but also to honor and appreciate all the engineers. And what better way to celebrate than to demonstrate the very innovations of CUFE future engineers? Some of the top-notch projects designed and developed by the students from all departments were showcased, not only up for exhibition but also for a rigorous competition.
On this occasion, Mr.Ram Balwant Bhandari(Chairman of AKP Foundries Pvt. Ltd.) was invited as the chief guest for the program. We were also privileged to have Fr. Anthony Puthussery, Campus Coordinator and Dr. Iven Jose, Associate Dean, Christ University Faculty of Engineering, for the inauguration of this function. Starting out with inaugural addresses, from Dr. Iven Jose and the chief guest, the function quickly moved on to the project exhibitions.
With twelve of our very own faculties judging the different projects, it was indeed a sight to view the different creative ideas that the students had come up with for their projects. There was also anxiousness all around as to who could possibly win, which we knew for sure would be a difficult decision. A surprising visit from Rev. Dr. Thomas C. Matthew, Vice Chancellor was all that was needed to uplift the participant’s spirits as each of them tried their best to impress and convey their ideas.
After two hours of an exchange of ideas, suggestions, thoughts and critiques, participants and observers left with a renewed desire and motivation to create and invent. A perfect experience for future engineers. Happy Engineers Day!