Sunday, March 28, 2021

Online Course on Signal Processing Techniques using Python


Department of ECE, RNSIT in association with IEEE Signal Processing Society - Student Chapter has organized online course on Signal Processing Techniques using Python.
Date of Commencement of course: 22 March, 2021.




Monday, February 22, 2021

Inauguration of IEEE Signal Processing Society Student Chapter




RNSIT IEEE Signal Processing Society Student Chapter Inauguration

DATE: 11TH JANUARY 2021

VENUE: Hi-Tech Lab, ECE DEPT, RNS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BANGALORE



Report:

The RNSIT IEEE SPS STUDENT CHAPTER inauguration ceremony was held on 11th of January,2021 at 9:30AM IST in the ECE department by the support from students and staff. The inauguration event was organised in the Hi-Tech lab of the ECE department. The programme was conducted partially online and partially offline. The Principal of the RNSIT Dr. M K Venkatesha, Head of ECE department Dr. Vipula Singh, IEEE student branch counsellor Dr. Rajini V Honnungar, IEEE SPS student Chapter Mentor Mr. Sanjay M Belgaonkar, IEEE SPS student Chapter Chair Ms. Vaishnavi V Bhandarkar and faculties of ECE department had gathered to attend the event offline at the venue. A zoom meeting was hosted by Mrs. Leena Chandrashekar, Assistant professor, ECE department, for the chief guest Mr. Shailesh Sakri, students and faculties to attend the event online.

The event kicked off with an invocation song by Ms. Raksha Bai. Then the welcome speech was delivered to audience by Dr. Vipula Singh, Head of ECE department. The event was continued by lighting the lamp by the dignitaries. The event was led by Dr. Rajini V Honnungar, IEEE student branch counsellor who gave the insight of the recent activities conducted by the RNSIT IEEE STUDENT branch in the year 2020. The insight included details regarding the webinars, motivational and technical talks, IEEE Day celebrations and many activities conducted online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Then, Mr. Sanjay M Belgaonkar, assistant professor, ECE, led the event giving an introduction about the chief guest Mr. Shailesh Sakri, Chairperson, IEEE Signal Processing Society, Bangalore Chapter who is currently working as a Senior Manager at DSP Engineering at Harman International. The introduction of Mr. Shailesh Sakri included his experiences and contributions made in the field of audio signal processing for about 20 years. Further, the chief guest Mr. Shailesh Sakri addressed the gathering regarding the IEEE signal processing society. His address note included activities conducted by the Signal Processing society, the benefits of IEEE membership and scope of the signal processing domain.

The event was led by Ms. Vaishnavi V Bhandarkar, Chair of IEEE SPS student chapter who gave the details of the activities planned under the student chapter. The activities list included awareness of IEEE SPS member benefits, technical talks by various experts from research institutes and industries in the signal processing domain, technical and non-technical events like quiz, crosswords, ideathons, hackathons, project and paper presentations, competitions, workshops, conferences and many more activities which will provide a good platform for the students.

Furthermore, Dr. M K Venkatesha, Principal of RNSIT delivered the presidential remarks which included support from the entire college will be provided for the growth of the SPS student chapter and help students in the learning process during the pandemic. Then, Mrs. Leena Chandrashekar, assistant professor, ECE department delivered the vote of thanks to the audience.

The event was led by chief guest Mr. Shailesh Sakri who gave the key note address to the audience. His address included his journey in the signal processing domain, details of the signal processing society, the learning process, scope in research field and applications in the latest smart device technology. It also included guidance provided by IEEE societies to the growth of one’s career, benefits of attending various webinars, conferences and publishing one’s work. Later, questions were asked by the audience to the chief guest who answered them in detail motivating each and every person. He also encouraged them to take up IEEE SPS membership and wished good luck to the students for their career in signal processing domain.

The event successfully ended at 11AM IST, and was closed by Mrs. Leena Chandrashekar, assistant professor, ECE department.

 

REPORT BY: VAISHNAVI V BHANDARKAR, ECE, RNSIT


 

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Webinars on R&D in ECE

Webinar
Department of ECE, RNS Institute of Technology, Bengaluru in collaboration with IEEE Bangalore Chapter organized three days Webinar on “R and D in Electronics Engineering for Academic Institutes in the Current COVID-19 Scenario” during 24-26 June 2020.
Day 1: 24/06/2020
Padmashree Dr M Annadurai, Chairman NDRF and Former Director, URSC/ISRO delivered the Keynote address focusing on the current challenging areas in electronics , and strategies for effective R &D approaches and resource management taking examples from ISRO satellite program.
Dr Y P Prabhakara Rao, Visiting Scientist, CeNSE, Bangalore and former AGM, BEL delivered a talk on “ Micro and Nano fabrication techniques , facilities , research opportunities at Center of Nanoscience and Enginnering (CeNSE) , IISc ‘’. DR YPP took the partcipants through a virtual tour of the National facilities and Rand D activities at CeNSE in the areas of micro/nano electronics .
Day 2: 25/06/2020
Dr Y V S Lakshmi, Group Leader C-DOT talked on “ Current Trends in Wireless Technologies and Products”. She spoke on Innovations in wireless technologies and corresponding products developed by C-DOT.
Dr Mrinal Sarvagya, Professor REVA University, delivered talk on “ Effective Project proposal writing for funding”. Guidelines on how to write effective R and D project proposal was given with practical examples and the topic was covered comprehensively.
Day 3: 26/06/2020
Mr Harish, MD, Aidin Technologies and Mr Navneeth Singh, CEO, Kepler Aerospace Ltd, Bangalore explained how academic institutes can realize nanosatellites using cubesats and can motivate students/staff to take up innovative and challenging space projects.
Mr. Puneet Mishra, Head, SACTDS, URSC, ISRO, delivered a lecture on “Satellite Configuration, Design, Assembly and Test”. He shared his vast experience in the design and development of antenna systems for space applications and possible R & D areas for academic activities.
Registration was free and the large number of participants ( more than 300 ) were effectively accommodated through FCC platform.


Padmashree Dr M Annadurai - Keynote Speaker
Organizing Team



Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Visit to ISRO


Team of faculty members headed by Dr M Ravindra, Professor from the dept. of ECE, RNS Institute of Technology visited ISRO center, Bangalore and this is as part of Industry institute interaction. Other team members Dr Suresh. D and Dr Sangitha B G accompanied were also from the same department. Team had interaction with few senior scientists of ISRO and explored the possibilities of joining research work of the ISRO.


Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Two days Workshop on Python for Signal Processing


Center of Excellence in Signal Processing
Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering
RNS Institute of Technology, Bengaluru- 560098 

TWO DAYS WORKSHOP 
on 
PYTHON FOR SIGNAL PROCESSING.

Dates: 29/09/2019 and 02/10/2019
Venue: Seminar Hall, Dept of ECE, RNSIT.
Student Coordinators: Vishwas N, Sumanth S Jain
Call: +919008305817




Friday, April 12, 2019

Latex Workshop

Department of ECE, RNSIT has organized a workshop on Latex on 12-04-2019 for the benefit of faculty members of various departments of the institution. Dr Rajini and Mr Sanjay were the speakers. Workshop is concluded by rendering the vote of thanks by Dr. Vipula Singh, Professor and Head, Dept. of ECE.



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Monday, April 1, 2019

STEP Program

New activity has been initiated in the month of February 2019 by the  Dept. of  ECE, under the banner of Center of Excellence in Signal Processing. This weekend course started for the benefit of students by the Experts from Industry.



Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Visit to ISRO on 19/09/2018


5th ECE students visited to ISTRAC center of ISRO. Students were taken into MOX-2[Mission Operation Complex]. MOX is the state of the art spacecraft control center. It consists of Mission Control Room (MCR) , a Mission Analysis Room (MAR) and Dedicated Mission Control Room (DMCRs) to support 24*7 spacecraft operations

Technical talk on ‘Microwave Remote Sensing’



Technical talk on ‘Microwave Remote Sensing’ was arranged on 8th September 2018 in the Hi-Tech seminar hall by 
Dr. G. Raju, Professor of Jain University and Former Project Director, Megha -Tropiques, ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore.

Three days FDP on Python Programming and Applications






Thursday, June 7, 2018

Inauguration of Center of Excellence


      Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, RNS Institute of Technology, Bengaluru initiated the Center of Excellence in Signal Processing in the month of May. Mr. Harikrishna Rai, System Architect, Philips Medical Systems inaugurated CoE in Signal Processing  on 04/05/2018 and delivered a keynote address on 'Image and Video Analytics'.