Faculty members of the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering had a meeting with their alumni presently working in SAC, ISRO, Ahmedabad on January 07, 2020, from 4.30 to 6.00 pm at SAC-Ahmedabad campus. The meeting was attended by six senior faculty members of the EC department and thirteen scientists of SAC-ISRO. The agenda of the meeting was to explore the possibility of involving the alumni in academic-related activities of the EC department and get the benefits of their expertise.
At the outset, Dr Dhaval Pujara briefed the gathering outlining the purpose of the meeting and the expectations from the alumni. Dr D K Kothari presented the details of the scheme of BTech EC Semester V, VI, VII and VIII syllabus and invited suggestions. Many valuable suggestions on the curriculum and other aspects of teaching-learning were received and were categorised in four broad areas namely –
1. Curriculum design including new courses
2. Student projects
3. Workshops and fractional Courses
4. General suggestions to strengthen the EC programme
All the alumni agreed to extend their cooperation in all our endeavours for creating a better academic environment and performance. In the end, as a token of gratitude, a memento was presented to all the alumni members. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks.