Students of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering are encouraged to participate in different technical and techno- managerial events at State and National platforms. They bring accolades to the Department in particular and Institute and University as a whole when they participate in various competitions. On the higher education front, the students of the Department have performed exceedingly well and have received admits from premier National and International Universities.
Some of the glimpses of their achievements are as listed.
Aditya Dave (15BEC009) got selected in Spring 2019 Accelerator Program Boulder Coloroda by Watson University US. He has worked on a project IoT based solution for underprivileged community from January 22, 2019 to May 8, 2019. He received scholarship of 10,500 US Dollars.
Karan Shah(16BEC071), Stuti Garg(16BEC103) and Keshavkant Sharma(16BEC079) from EC department participated in Project Expo 2019, organized at Surat, supported by NITI Aayog, Government of India, and InnovSeed Incubation Centre. The team had developed a 2 Quadcopter swarm intelligence prototype, and stood as the 3rd Runner among total of 300 teams all over Gujarat participated.
‘Vikram Awards’ by Secure Meters, Udaipur are awarded to the outstanding technical academic projects done by the engineering students. For the year 2019, students’ projects from the different Engineering departments were nominated from Nirma University for the ‘Vikram Award’. The final presentations of the nominated projects were held before a jury on November 26, 2019. The first prize was awarded to Pranjal Shrivastava, Aditi Bhatnagar, Jayvik Desai students of BTech Semester VII, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The award consists of a cash prize of Rs 50,000, a medal and a certificate from Secure Meters, Udaipur.
Pranjal, Aditi and Jayvik under the mentorship of Dr Sachin Gajjar, Associate Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering had designed a Wireless Distributed Data Acquisition System (DDAS) using Zigbee based Wireless Sensor Networks to detect parameters related to industrial machine’s health, industry’s production line, and environmental conditions of an industry.
Ms Swareena Jain (15BEC118) secured admission in MBA Program at IIM Calcutta.
Kurush Sayrus (15BEC056) secured admission in MS Program at Michigan Technological University.
Dhruv Popat (15BEC032) secured admission in MS Program at University of Maryland, College Park.
Bansil Vaghasiya (15BEC122) secured admission in MS Program at University of Texas at Dallas.
Amisha Patel (15BEC016) and Margie Dudhat (15BEC035) secured admission in MS Program at Arizona State University.
Aakash Rawal (15BEC002) and Hast Patel (15BEC044) secured admission in MS Program at University of Colorado Boulder.
Arpit Neekhra (15BEC023) and Dwijay D Shanbhag (15BEC037) secured admission in MS Program at Northeastern University, Bostan.
Karan Shah, Stuti Garg and Vivek Talwar from EC department have secured first position in the Haystack Mathematician at Tata Crucible Hackathon held in March 2018.
Sanjay Vargheese, Harsh Patel, Arth Ushanas Bhatt, Divyanshu Tak and Jayvik Desai from EC department received Best Innovative Design award at Robocon 2017.
Mr Keshavkant Sharma a third year student of the Department secured Bronze Medal at the ‘Advance Leadership Camp of NCC’ held during 10th-21st January, 2019. He was selected from the Ahmedabad Battalion and represented Gujarat at the camp where he, competed with the representatives of 21 states.
Mehul Solanki from EC department won 2nd prize in All India Inter Engineering Sports Tournament IGNIS 2017 in Volleyball held at SVNIT Surat during 31st March to 2nd April, 2017.