Department of Information Technology
The Department of Information Technology organized a workshop on “Design Thinking” on 20th April .
The Speakers were Shivanika Shah Stanford University Innovation Fellow B.Tech (CSE) - 4th Year.
Suyash TilhariLead, Student Developers Club by Google B.Tech (IT) - 4th Year.
Design Thinking is a methodology used by designers, engineers and entrepreneurs tosolve complex problems, and find desirable solutions for clients. It draws upon logic,imagination, intuition, and systematic reasoning, to explore possibilities of what could be—and to create desired outcomes that benefit the end user (the customer). This workshop comes under Developer Student Clubs (DSC) .DSC is a Google Developers program for university students to learn mobile and web development skills. The clubs are intended as a space for students to try out new ideas and collaborate to solve mobile and web development problems. The program is a grassroots channel through which we provide development skills
for students, towards employability. In addition to workshops, we also provide an opportunity for students to apply their newly gained skills to develop solutions for local organizations, and then provide visibility via showcases.
The Department of Information Technology organized a workshop on “Adobe Digital Disha Program” by a team of Adobe Systems India Pvt. Ltd., Noida headed by Ms. Ankita Sharma, Head Programs, Education and Skill Development, Adobe Systems India Pvt. Ltd., Noida on 17th April 2018.
The main objective of the program is to enhance and empower skills of students with new age skills in digital era. Adobe Digital Disha program offered workshop with practical hands on training using Adobe Spark.
Adobe Spark is an integrated suite of storytelling digital applications for the mobile and web developed by Adobe System. It is developed on Adobe’s Artificial Intelliegence platform called Adobe Sensai.
The program has received very good response in terms of contents and quality. Participants were able to create social posts and convert text and photos into professional and attractive graphics. Video Making session was also very interactive. The participants have suggested increasing the duration of program to at least one weeks to gain more knowledge from the trainers.
The Department of Information Technology organized a seminar on “Engineering practices for e-Governance” by Prof. V. N Shukla, Director(IT), ECI on 12th march 2018.
Prof V N Shukla has about 36 years of Experience in Electronic & IT research, Project Planning and software Development. Shukla has performed various assignments including System Study & Requirement Analysis for Malaria Eradication Programme etc. He has been very active in multilingual computing and is was member secretary of National Committee on Language Technology chaired by Minister Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. Presently, he is working as Sr. Director (IT) in Election Commission of India, on deputation from Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Noida, where he has been carrying out e-Governance, GIS, Electoral Roll Management, Knowledge Management and other IT projects.
The seminar was of 2 hours and a total of 135 student participated.
Cracking code Interview : The Department of Information Technology organized a seminar on “Cracking Coding Interviews” by Mr. Amar Chauhan, Engineering Manager, Gurgaon on 29th of January .
Mr. Aman Chauhan is a Core member of Google engineering team and worked expensively on Google search engine. It was an interactive problem solving session explaining why Industry need programmer and what actual they look for while hiring a programmer.
Mr. Ripul Gupta from IIT Bombay attended the seminar as a Special Guest.
The seminar was of 2 hours and explained students that all big IT product companies and start-ups like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Adobe, Paytm etc. have a unique and straight forward selection criteria for B.Tech students and professionals:- "CODING & ALGORITHM SKILL".
The programme has received very good response in terms of contents and quality. The participants have suggested increasing the duration of programme to at least one weeks to exploit knowledge from the speakers. Few others have suggested increasing session timings of the speakers.