News of the Month

JANUARY 2018


A Cryptic guide to bits, coins, blocks and chains and Developing Global Ready software

On the 30 th of January 2017 Mr.Sarveswaran Meenakshi Sundaram, Architect in Ericcson, delivered a lecture on “A Cryptic guide to bits, coins, blocks and chains” which wasfollowed by a lecture on “Developing Global Ready software” by Mr.Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Senior Architect, Ericcson.They were introduced by Ms.N.Hindumathy, President/AIT'.

The Head of the Department motivated the students to develop their knowledge on crypto currency.

The first session lasted for about an hour. Mr. Sarveswaran started the lecture with the basics of bit coins and chains. He then explained the market reality and ended the lecture with a question and answer session. The students got an insight about bit coins and crypto currency.

The second session was taken by Mr. Kamalakannan. He gave the students an insight of what are the current market expectations from a software developer. He also mentioned the rights and wrongs that are commonly needed to be done for making the software global ready.

Mr Vishwath.K, Secretary/AIT, delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource persons by Dr. V. Vidhya, HOD i/c/IT.





 

NOVEMBER 2017


AICTE Sponsored National Seminar On Deep Learning for Big Data Analytics

Department of Information Technology organized AICTE Sponsored National Seminar On “Deep Learning for Big Data Analytics” on 09th and 10th November 2017. The Programme was inaugurated by Dr.C.Chandra Sekhar, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras in the presence of Dr. K.R.Santha, Vice Principal, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering. Ms.A.Kala, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology welcomed all participants and guest.     Dr.V.Vidhya, Coordinator of the event gave an introductory talk emphasizing the importance of the seminar. Dr.K.R.Santha, Vice Principal, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering addressed the gathering and motivated the participants.

The first session on “Deep Learning Models” was handled by Dr.C.Chandra Sekhar, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras. The session opened with an introduction to Machine Learning and enlightened the participants the need for the emergence of Deep Learning.

The second session was handled by Dr.V.Vidhya, Head-Incharge/IT, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering. She delivered a talk on “Deep Learning and its Applications”.

The third session was handled by Ms.K.Sujitha, Sub System Architect, Ericsson India Global Services Pvt. Ltd. She delivered a talk on “Real Time Analytics on Big Data”. The session mainly focused on big data analytics particularly pertaining to telecommunication domain.

The fourth session was handled by Mr.N.Harikumar, Researcher, Ericsson India Global Services Pvt. Ltd. The session was on “Deep Learning for Near Network Analytics”. The deep learning technology landscape and architecture was the main focus.

The second day of the seminar started with an introductory talk by Ms.B.T.Shobana, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology. Session five was handled by Dr.R.S.Milton, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SSN College of Engineering. Dr.R.S.Milton, eminent person in the field of Deep Learning demonstrated “Open Source Tools for Deep Learning”. Languages and tools for deep learning such as Python, Anaconda, NumPy, SciPy, Scikit and Pandas were demonstrated and practically explained. Specifically demonstration on Tensor Flow with the dataset was given by the speaker.

The sixth session was handled by Mr.K.B.Sundhara Kumar, Research Associate, SSN College of Engineering. He delivered a talk on “Building a recommender system using Restricted Boltzmann Machines and PyTorch”. He demonstrated RBM using Pytorch with the dataset.

The final session was handled by Dr.S.Ganesh Vaidyanathan, Professor and Principal, Department of Electronics and communication Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering. His Talk on “How Big and How Deep” was very informative that covered deep learning in details with supporting applications.

The Valedictory function was presided over by Dr.S.Ganesh Vaidyanathan, Principal, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering. Dr.S.Ganesh Vaidyanathan delivered a brief note on research perspective. He awarded the certificates for all participants. Dr.V.Vidhya, Coordinator of the seminar thanked all participants. Ms.A.Kala, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology delivered the vote of thanks.

The program was very well received by the participants. The lecture sessions and the practical sessions were very much appreciated by the participants.





SEPTEMBER 2017

Report on Protocol 20e

On the 23rd of September 2017, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) conducted National Level Technical Symposium – Protocol 20e. The event was inaugurated by Ms.G.Muthazhagi, Vice President-Delivery Support, Ramco Systems . She delivered a technical talk on “ERP-Next Gen and its benefits”. She was introduced by Ms.K.Kiruthika Devi, AIT Coordinator.

Ms.G.Muthazhagi has over 20 years of insightful experience across various facets & managing ERP business operations.

The Head of the Department extended a hearty welcome to Ms.G.Muthazhagi, Ramco Systems. HOD i/c appreciated the AIT coordinators and students for their effort in organizing the symposium and motivated them in their future endeavor and gave a brief note about the various achievements of the IT Department. The lamp was lit by the chief guest followed by the talk. The session lasted for about half an hour. She spoke about Enterprise Resource Planning and its benefits. The inaugural video of Protocol 20e was presented to the gathering portraying the work that went into organizing the symposium.

Ms.Kiruba Wesley, AIT Coordinator delivered the vote of thanks. The inaugural function came to an end with the presenting of memento to the chief guest by the Department Head in-charge.

Around 265 students from various colleges participated in the technical events. Code Storm, Design Tweak, Cryptics, Rubix, Paper-iT, Business Minds and Workshop on ReactJS were the technical events organized in the symposium. Mini projects were done by second year IT students and the demonstration of the projects were given by the project members.

The event came to an end with the valedictory function presided by Dr. R.B.Narayanan, Professor, Department of BioTechnology, SVCE. He appreciated the Department Head in-charge, AIT Coordinators, Faculty members and students for adhering to the rules of the Symposium. He motivated the students to participate in various technical events. Students who won first and second prizes in technical events were awarded with cash prizes and merit certificates by the chief guest.

Ms.M.Hindumathy, President/AIT delivered the vote of thanks. Chief guest was felicitated with a memento by the Department Head in-charge.

 



AUGUST 2017


Research Careers


On the 31st of August 2017, Association of Information Technology(AIT) & Association of Computer Engineers(ACE) jointly organized a guest lecture on "Research careers" byDr.Karthik Pattabiraman. He was introduced by Dr.V.Vidhya, HOD i/c/IT. Dr. Karthik Pattabiraman is currently employed as Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Columbia.


AIT President Ms. Hindhumathy delivered the welcome address. Dr V.Vidhya, HOD i/c/IT introduced the chief guest. He is an alumini of SVCE in the department of Information Technology. She insisted the students of IT and CS department to take the chief guest as an inspiration and pursue their career in research .


Guest of honour started the lecture with the introduction of Research career. He spoke in detail about the pros and cons of pursuing research. He also clarified about the various myths and facts about the research. He made the session interactive by answering the students who came up with doubts.


Ms.E.Rajalaksmi AP/CS, coordinator of ACE, delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the chief guest by Dr.B.Thilaka,Professor/AM .


After the session, the students of III year & IV year IT had a one to one interaction with our alumnus in the IT conference hall.





AUGUST 2017


Firmware and its Concepts


On the 7th of August 2017, Mr.Venkataraman K delivered a lecture on "Firmware and its Concepts". He was introduced by Ms. Sahana Nagarajan, III year. Mr. Venkataraman is employed at the Microchip as Engineer 2. He is an expert in data structures and state machines, operating systems and computer networks. He has 4 years of work experience with Microchip Technology, heading many projects and analysing his responsibilities in the right manner to improve himself and the company as a whole.


The Head of the Department addressed the gathering and gave a short note on firm ware with real time examples. She then motivated the students to gain knowledge from the young and energetic speaker Mr. Venkataraman.


Guest of honour started the lecture with the introduction of Firmware and its working principles with real time examples. He explained about the coding part on embedded C. He gave a brief note on scheduling algorithms. He ended the session with a question and answer session.


Mr. J. Shebuel Asher Paul, Vice President, AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the chief guest by Dr.V.Vidhya.





JULY 2017


Internet of Things


On the 17thof July 2017, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) was inaugurated by Mr. Sudharshan Srinivasan, R & D specialist, Nokia network, Finland.


He delivered a lecture on "Internet Of Things". He was introduced by AIT President Ms. M.Hindhumathi. Mr. Sudharshan is employed at the Nokia network’s SoC team as a R & D Specialist, specializing in Intellectual Property (IP) creation for 5G wireless systems. He is a leading data analyst and IOT professional. He is an expert in IOT and Data Analytics Trainer, worked with NOKIA, Qualcomm, and Microsoft in key positions.


The Head of the Department motivated the students to actively take part in the activities of AIT and engage the inner spark in them. She also said that both students as well as faculty members will be benefited from the activities of AIT. The lamp was lit by the chief guest and the introduction of office bearers was given by Ms.K.Kiruthika Devi, AIT coordinator.


The session lasted for about two hours. Guest of honour started the lecture with the introduction of IOT, architecture and standards. He gave a brief note on IOT hardware and software platforms. He also explained about the IOT communication and discussed few case studies on Data analytics.


Mr. J. Shebuel Asher Paul, Vice President, AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the chief guest by Dr.V.Vidhya.





MAY 2017


Three Days Workshop on Animation and Videography


Three Days Workshop on Animation and Videography for Supporting Staff was organised by Department of Information Technology during 31st May 2017 to June 2nd 2017. Total of 35 staff participated in the event and it was sponsored by SVCE.





APRIL 2017


Transforming Data into Actionable Insights


On the 3rd of April 2017, Ms Anuradha Nagarajan delivered a lecture on "Transforming Data into Actionable Insights". She was introduced by Ms R.Hemavathy of III year IT, AIT member. Ms. Anuradha is a Group Project Manager in Infosys, Chennai. She is also a certified Health Care Professional.


The Head of the Department motivated the students by giving them a brief introduction about how Data Analytics is important in real time analysis. She also encouraged the students to think optimistically about the topic and presented the annual report. The session lasted for about an hour. Resource person started the lecture with an introduction about Data Analytics in Business Intelligence. She then explained the concepts of Data Analytics and its use. She explained the insights which could be included in a real time scenario and actions taken by working with the insights. The students got an insight on the importance of Data Analytics. Ms Anuradha spoke widely about data analytics in business relating to the real corporate world. She had various exuberant examples of the real time use of data analytics. A group activity was conducted where all the students participated actively getting the real meaning on how data analytics can be used in a real time activity. This session was followed by the main agenda of the event by distributing the certificates of appreciation to the Office Bearers.


Ms V.Uthra, Vice President of AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by Dr.R.Anitha,HOD/IT.





MARCH 2017


Importance of Coding


On the 30th of March 2017, Mr Arun Nachiappan delivered a lecture on “Importance of Coding”. Arun was introduced by Hemavathy of III year IT, AIT member. Arun is currently working in Zoho Corporations, located in Chennai. He is an alumnus of our college.


The Head of the Department motivated the students by giving them a brief introduction about importance of coding. The session lasted for about an hour. Resource person started the lecture with the definition of engineering, What Engineers do? and quality of engineers. He then explained the concepts of problem solving, identifying problems, solving problems and programming .The lecture ended with a question and answer session. The students got an insight on the importance of coding. Followed by the guest lecture a coding event was conducted for the first year students on 31.03.2017.


Vishwang R.Shah, General Secretary of AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by Dr.R.Anitha, HOD/IT.




                  


Baradhan V of final year IT (2013-2017) received "Athayee Elayappa Award" for the Academic year 2016-2017 on 31st of March 2017.




Alamelu M of final year IT (2013-2017) received "Outstanding Sports Women Award" for the Academic year 2016-2017 on 31st of March 2017.




S. Abinaya, S. Ashika and P. Ezhilmathi of final year IT have been selected for intramural funding for their project on, "Hybrid Clustering Analysis of Cardiovascular Disease".




SVCE INNOVATES 2017


The Student's Research Day - "SVCE Innovates" held on 24th of March. Around 44 students of Information Technology Department have participated in the event.



Click here to view the list of projects shortlisted for SVCE INNOVATES 2017




Recruitment of Junior Research Fellow


Y.Mohamed Sirajudeen has been selected for the grant of SERB-DST Project "DigiCert: Data Security in Federated DigiCloud Environment using Homomorphic Technique" as Junior Research Fellow(JRF).




Hackathon on Digitalization


One Day Hackathon on Digitalization was organised by the Department of Information Technology in association with "National Cyber Defense Research Center" on 9th March 2017. More than 50 teams participated in the event.




Overview of Business Analytics and Its opportunities in the Market


On the 07th of March 2017, Mr Paul Arun and Mr Ramesh Babu delivered a lecture on "Overview of Business Analytics & Its opportunities in the Market". Mr Paul Arun & Mr Ramesh Babu was introduced by Hemavathy of III year IT, AIT treasurer. Mr Paul Arun is a CEO of KUDWI a Business Analytics Consulting and a training company. He has more than 16 years of experience in Business Development and strategy. Mr Paul Arun trains and mentor’s students in the Business analytics, Machine Learning and IOT domain . Mr Ramesh Babu is a Data Scientist , IOT professional. Mr Ramesh babu has over 12 years of experience in IT industry (CTS) spanning different functions like Analytics Marketing, Customer Analytics, Time series Modeling, Market research, Statistical validations, Market basket analysis, Sales Strategy and Operations, Program Management and Business development.


The Head of the Department motivated the students by giving them a brief introduction about Data Analytics and its application in an electronic device. The session lasted for about an hour. Resource person Mr Paul Arun started the lecture with an introduction about Data Analytics. Mr Paul Arun then explained the concepts of business analytics with various examples. He explained the concept of market basket analysis with an example. Mr Ramesh Babu explained the concept of IOT(Internet of Things). The students got an insight on Internet of Things and Data Analytics.


Nivedithaa, Executive member of AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by Dr.R.Anitha, HOD/IT and Dr C.Jayakumar, HOD/CS.



                  


FEBRUARY 2017


Next Generation Cloud Technologies


On the 25th of February 2017, Mr Tarun Chinmai delivered a lecture on "Next Generation Cloud Technologies". Tarun was introduced by Harish of II year IT, AIT executive member. Tarun is currently working in Akamai Technologies, located in Chennai. He is an alumnus of our college. Previously he was with HeroTalkies as an Android developer. He is specialized in Deep Packet Inspection and Container technologies.


The Head of the Department motivated the students by giving them a brief introduction about cloud and its usage. The session lasted for about an hour. Resource person started the lecture with an introduction about Next Gen Cloud Technologies. He then explained the concepts of virtualization and its types. He explained the concept of containers and its usage in various applications . The lecture ended with a question and answer session. The students got an insight on the current technologies of the cloud.


Vishwang R.Shah, General Secretary of AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by Dr.R.Anitha, HOD/IT.






Cyber Security as a Profession


On the 3rd of February 2017, Mr Shyam Sundar delivered a lecture on “Cyber Security as a Profession”. He was introduced by Mr Prem Kumar, III year IT 'B'. He is currently working in Ernest and Young as a Cyber Security Analyst, located in Chennai. He is an alumnus of our department. He has done projects related to Cyber Security. He is working as a white hat hacker in the company.


The Head of the Department motivated the students to take interest in Cyber Security and gave many positive points. The session lasted for about an hour. Resource person started the lecture with the topic Cyber Security as a Profession. He then explained the need of Cyber Security in the present world secnario and ended the lecture with a query session. The students got an insight on the topic of Cyber Security.


Mr. Vishwang R Shah, Third year IT 'B' delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by Dr.R.Anitha.





JANUARY 2017


Making the Right Choice for Career


On the 27th of January 2017, Mr.Venkatesh Yeshwanth delivered a lecture on "Making the right choice for career". He was introduced by the student Ms.R.Hemavathy, III year IT 'A'. Mr. Venkatesh Yeshwanth is a student currently pursuing his Masters in Computer Science at Miami University, located in Ohio,USA. He is an alumnus of our department. He had recently become an entrepreneur by expanding his family business in dealing with Waste Paper Recycling .


Dr N. Kumaratharan, Professor/IT motivated the students and emphasized the importance of pursuing higher studies.


The session lasted for about an hour. Beginning with, Mr Yeshwanth motivated the students to make the right decisions in choosing their career . He then explained the importance of pursuing masters degree in abroad, choosing right universities, job opportunities and provided the links to the resources that benefit the students . The students got insight on the actual procedure to pursue higher studies in abroad.


Ms. R.Hemavathy student of III year IT 'A' delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to our alumnus by Ms N.Devi,AP/IT.





SEPTEMBER 2016


Convergence of the Physical and Digital


On the 28th of September 2016, Mr.Ramesh Chandrasekar delivered a lecture on "Convergence of the Physical and Digital". He was introduced by Mr.Sriram of II yr IT 'B'. Mr.Ramesh Chandrasekar has extensive experience in multiple areas of the industry such as automation,digitization and artificial intelligence. He is the Head of Delivery at L&T Infotech , for the Nordic geography.


The Head of the Department inspired the students to participate actively and make optimum use of these opportunities.


The session lasted for about an hour. He started by explaining how physical media is slowing being replaced by a digital infrastructure. He also gave an overview of how the IT industry will look in the next decade and suggested the students topics for research.The lecture ended with a Q&A session with the students. Mr.Sriram of II year IT 'B' delivered the vote of thanks.





SEPTEMBER 2016


National Level Technical Symposium - PROTOCOL 19e


On the 3rd of September 2016, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) conducted National Level Technical Symposium – Protocol 19e. The event was inaugurated by Ms.Sukanya Sivakumar. She delivered a talk on “Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship”. She was introduced by Ms.Uthra.V, Vice President AIT. Ms.Sukanya Sivakumar is a Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Write IT Solutions Pvt Ltd. Ms.Sukanya has over 15 years of experience in the areas of eLearning and Instructor-led training development, learning technology, Courseware Design Consulting, Strategy Marketing, and Corporate Communication.


The Head of the Department extended a hearty welcome to Mrs & Mr Sivakumar, Write IT Solutions. HOD appreciated the AIT coordinators and students effort in organizing the symposium and motivated them in their future endeavor. The lamp was lit by the chief guest followed by the talk. The session lasted for about half an hour. She spoke about the Innovation of Technology and Innovation due to technology.


Ms. Hemavathy.R, Treasurer/AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The inaugural function came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by the Head of the Department.


Around 350 students from various colleges participated in the technical events organized. Techtalk, Code Blooded, Web design, Dekryp't, Ultimate Manager, CreateIcon were the technical events conducted. Mini projects were done by second year IT students and the demonstration of the projects were given by the project members.


The event came to an end with the valedictory function presided by Mr Suresha.S, General Manager, Information Services, TAFE, Simpsons Pvt Ltd. Students who won first and second prizes in technical events were awarded with cash prizes and merit certificates by the chief guest.


Ms. Hemavathy.R, Treasurer/AIT delivered the vote of thanks. Chief guest was felicitated with a memento by the Head of the Department.








AUGUST 2016


Guest Lecture on Evolution of Computer Architecture


On the 22nd of August 2016, Ms Janani Ambrish delivered a lecture on "Evolution of Computer Architecture". She was introduced by Ms. Hemavathy of III yr IT 'A'. She has extensive experience in multiple phases of the Software Development Life Cycle. She is well versed in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies of the Software development models. She is a key member of CISCO Chennai’s University Relations track for on boarding of fresh graduates & other new employees.


The Head of the Department inspired the students to participate actively and make optimum use of these opportunities.


The session lasted for about an hour. She started with the software architecture and explained various types of architecture with their advantages and disadvantages. She also explained the need of cloud services for microservices based application.


Ms Uthra V of IV year IT 'B' delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by Dr. D. Balasubramanian.








AUGUST 2016


NBA Visit


The NBA expert team has visited the department on 12th and 13th August, 2016 for accreditation.



JULY 2016


Guest Lecture on Cloud Computing and Automation


On the 13th of July 2016, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) was inaugurated by Mr. R.Gopalakrishnan, Solution Architect.


He delivered a lecture on “Cloud Computing and Automation”. He was introduced by Ms.R.Hemavathy, III year IT 'A'. He has over 18 years of experience in design and development of software products. He has experience in Project Development, System re-engineering, Enterprise Application Development and Integration, Real time system integration, Process Automation and DevOps.


The Head of the Department motivated the students to engage the inner spark in them. The lamp was lit by the chief guest and the introduction of Office bearers was given by Ms.K.Kiruthika Devi , Staff Coordinator, AIT.


The session lasted for about an hour. Resource person started the lecture with the need for Cloud computing followed by the Automation. He then explained the market reality monitor and ended the lecture with a question and answer session. The students got an insight about Data-analytics and cloud computing.


Ms. Uthra V, Final year IT 'B' delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by Dr.D.Balasubramanian.









JUNE 2016


FDP on Grid & Cloud Computing


            The Department of Information Technology organized a Three-day faculty development programme on Grid & Cloud Computing (IT6713) from 9th to 11th JUNE 2016. 39 Faculty members from other colleges and 4 faulty members of our institution attended the program.


The day one started by invoking God's presence and a warm welcome by Dr. N. Kumaratharan, Professor and Program Coordinator. The inaugural function was presided by our Principal Dr.S. Ganesh Vaidyanathan M.E., M.S., Ph.D. His presidential address motivated the participants very much. He projected that faculty members have to deliver their views in innovative and informative approach. Dr.D.Balasubramanian, Head of the Department, Information Technology addressed the gathering about the origin of Cloud Computing and highlighted the applications of cloud computing in various disciplines. He emphasized faculty members to disseminate knowledge to students by innovative techniques.


                  



 

JUNE 2016


            Mr. K. Rasadurai, Full Time Ph.D Scholar successfully defended his thesis "Studies on Performance Enhancement of MCCDMA system through Turbo-Multi User Detection" on 3rd June 2016.


 

APRIL 2016


National Resource Centre of National Cyber Safety and Security Standards


            SVCE is accredited as National Resource Centre by National Cyber Safety and Security Standards and managed by the Department of Information Technology.





 

APRIL 2016


            As part of Alumini association, our alumnus Mr.Harikumar[2004-2008 Batch, B.Tech IT] Researcher, Ericsson Research Labs delivered a expert lecture on IoT for Networked Society on 12thApril 2016.


 

APRIL 2016


National Conference on Communication and Informatics


            The Department of Information Technology organized a two-day National Conference on Communication and Informatics NCCI-2016 during 1st and 2nd April 2016. It was inaugurated by the industry expert Mr.G.Selvaganesan, Group Manager and Lead Consultant, L&T Infotech, Chennai in the presence of Dr.S.Ganesh Vaidyanathan, Principal, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering. Students, Faculty members and research scholars from various Institutions in Tamilnadu presented their research concepts in the conference. 40 papers were shortlisted for presentation from the received 150 papers.





 

NOVEMBER 2015


Cloud Computing – Open Stack


            On the 12th of November 2015, Mr Balaji Iyer delivered a lecture on "Cloud Computing – Open Stack". He was introduced by Ms. Selva Priya. He is responsible for architecting, developing and deploying cloud applications on the world's largest Openstack based Public Cloud. He has spent quite considerable amount of time with Openstack since its inception. The Head of the Information Management System asked the PG students and PhD scholars to make use of the opportunity.


The session lasted for two hours. He started with the use of cloud computing followed by the types of cloud services. He also showed the live demo and the students got an insight on cloud computing – open stack.


Mr. Ravi Karthik delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by Dr. G. Sumathi.





 

SEPTEMBER 2015


National Level Technical Symposium – Protocol 18e


        On the 04th of September 2015, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) conducted National Level Technical Symposium – Protocol 18e. The event was inaugurated by Ms. Anuradha Nagarajan, Group Project Manager, Infosys. She delivered  a lecture on “Future Trends in Information Technology and its Applications to various sectors”. She was introduced by Mr. Kishore.K, President AIT. Ms. Anuradha Nagarajan is a Group Project Manager in Infosys, Chennai. She is also a certified Health Care Professional. Currently she handles a large portfolio of 250+ people and toggles with multiple responsibilities such as managing large cross functional teams spanning across global locations, taking care of Business Development activities as well as driving the innovation and ideation initiatives.


    The Head of the Department appreciated the students effort in organizing the symposium and motivated them in their future endeavor.  The lamp was lit by the chief guest followed by a lecture. The session lasted for about an hour. The participants got an insight on various future trends in Information Technology like Digital Consumerism, Pervasive Computing for emerging economics, Building a more sustainable tomorrow, Future security.


    Ms. Sanjana. H, Vice President delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by the Head of  the Department.



Event Title

Description of the event

Number of Registrations for Prelims

Number of entries for finals

List the prize winning college names

Paper Presentation (Present 'em)

Papers should be presented on the domain mentioned.

32papers

10papers

First Prize:

Easwari Enginnering College

Second Prize:

Vellammal Institute of Technology

 

Technical Quiz

2 rounds based on fair and logic reasoning.

184 members

8 teams(16 members)

First Prize:

Velammal Engineering College

Second Prize:

Sri Sairam Instituten of Technology

Crypto Hunt

2 rounds based on cryptographic techniques.

224 members

4 teams(16 members)

First Prize:

Meenakshi College Of Engineering

Second Prize:

Vellammal Engineering College

Coding &Debugging

2 rounds based on programming knowledge.

204 members

10 teams(20 members)

First Prize:

RMK Engineering College

Second Prize:

RMK Engineering College

Poster Designing

Single round based on creativity.

45 members

2 members

First Prize:

Sri Venkateswara   college of Engineering

Second Prize:KCG

Ultimate manager

3 rounds based on marketing a product.

170 members

4 teams(16 members)

First Prize:Velammal Engineering College

Second Prize:

Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering

Web Designing

2 rounds based on creating a web page.

120 members

8 team(16 members)

First Prize:

Vellammal Engineering College

Second Prize:

Mamallan Enginnering College

 

 

 






 

AUGUST 2015


Energy harvesting, millimeter wave communications, heterogeneous networks, cognitive radio and security


        On the 28th of August 2015, Dr Maged Elkashlan, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Electronic department, Queen Mary University of London delivered  a lecture on “Energy harvesting, millimeter wave communications, heterogeneous networks, cognitive radio and security”.  Dr Maged Elkashlan received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia,  Canada, 2006. From 2007 to 2011, he was with the Wireless and Networking Technologies Laboratory at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia. During this time, he held an adjunct appointment at the University  of Technology Sydney, Australia. In 2011, he joined the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London, UK. He also holds visiting faculty appointments at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China.

 

July 2015

Data analytics - Global Consumer Segmentation Model

On the 24th of July 2015, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) was inaugurated by Mrs. H. Harshana, Program Manager, R&D Ericsson, India Global Services Private Ltd. She delivered a lecture on “Data analytics - Global Consumer Segmentation Model”. She was introduced by Ms. E. Akshaya , Final year IT 'A'. Mrs. H. Harshana is an alumni of SVCE. Over the past 7 years she has worked in several path-breaking initiatives. To name a few she was involved in strategizing Mobile Remittance Brokering, worked in building a business intelligence product and Cloud computing. Currently, she manages projects for a few products in the BSS (Business Support Systems).
The Head of the Department inspired the students to participate actively in guest lectures and make optimum use of the opportunities. The lamp was lit by the chief guest and the introduction of Office bearers was given by Ms. Kiruba Wesley, Staff Coordinator, AIT.
The session lasted for about an hour. Resource person started the lecture with the need for segmentation followed by the principles of segmentation. She then explained the market reality monitor and ended the lecture with a question and answer session. The students got an insight about Data analytics - Global Consumer Segmentation Model.
Ms. R. Krithika, Final year IT 'A' delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by Dr.N.Kumaratharan.

April 2015

Guest Lecture on “Scope for Database Administration"

The Association of Information Technologists (AIT) organized a valedictory function with Guest Lecture on “Scope for Database Administration” by Mr. K. Anandhan, Team Lead, Sanmina. He was introduced by Ms.M. Priyanka, General Secretary, Association of Information Technologists. He has over 17 years of experience as DBA . Head of the Department asked the students to equip themselves with the new technologies to kick start their career in IT. The report of AIT activities for the academic year 2014-15 was delivered by Mr. S. Vignesh, President of AIT.

The session lasted for about an hour. He started with the basics of Database. He then explained the core responsibilities of DBA . He ended the lecture with the common database certifications that the students may obtain.

Ms.R.S. Archana, AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by the Head of the Department.



March 2015

Guest Lecture on “Silent Talker - Lie Detector"

On the 12th of March 2015, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) organized a Guest Lecture on “Silent Talker - Lie Detector” by Dr.James Dominic O'Shea, Senior Lecturer,School of Computing & Digital Technology, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He was introduced by Ms. P.C. Vaishnavi of Information Technology. The session lasted for about an hour and a half. He gave an introduction about the courses offered in Manchester Metropolitan university. He elaborated the research conducted on Lie Detectors. He presented 2 case studies on lie detector. The session came to an end with a Question & Answer session. Ms. P.C. Vaishnavi delivered the vote of thanks.

February 2015

Guest Lecture on “Technological advancements in networks, IT, Computer Communication"

On the 25th of February 2015, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) organized a Guest Lecture on “Technological advancements in networks, IT, Computer Communication” by Prof. Orhan Gemikonakli, , Head of Computer & Communication engineering, Middlesex University, London. He was introduced by Ms. P.C. Vaishnavi of Information Technology. Professor Gemikonakli has been actively involved in Teaching, curriculum & programme development for over 30 years. The session lasted for about an hour and a half. He gave an introduction about the courses offered in Middlesex university. He then explained the differences between pre-cellular and cellular era. . He covered the current trends in ICT in detail which included VANET, Cloud Computing, Software Defined Networks,fabric data centers and Big data. Other trends in communication like Cognitive Radio, Augmented reality were briefly touched upon by the speaker and the session came to an end with a Question & Answer session. Ms. P.C. Vaishnavi delivered the vote of thanks.



Guest Lecture on Datawarehousing & ETL concepts

On the 14th of February 2015, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) organized a Guest Lecture on “Datawarehousing & ETL concepts” by Ms. D. Lydia Catherine, Associate, Cognizant. She was introduced by Ms. S. Keya of Information Technology. She has over 7 years of experience in Data warehousing. Dr. G. Sumathi, Head-IMS & Professor of IT department inspired the students to participate actively in guest lectures and make optimum use of the opportunities.

The session lasted for about an hour. She started with the basics of Data warehousing. She explained the difference between OLTP & OLAP. She then explained the basics of Extraction, Transformation & Load concepts. She then ended the session with the assurance that there are promising job opportunities in this field. The students got an insight about the basics of data warehousing & ETL concepts.

Ms. Nivedhitha. K delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presentation of memento to the resource person by Dr. G. Sumathi.

 

December 2014

Anna University approved Seven Days FDTP on Software Engineering

The Department of Information Technology organized Seven Days Faculty Development Training Programme on CS6403- Software Engineering from 3 rd - 10 th December 2014 approved by Centre for Faculty Development, Anna University, Chennai. The programme was inaugurated by Mr.Srini Ramanujam, CEO, Kenla Systems Limited, Chennai. He gave an introductory session about Mobile Enterprise Application Development.

17 lecture sessions and 10 laboratory sessions covering all the major topics prescribed in the Anna University syllabus were conducted. These technical lectures and laboratory classes were handled by the senior faculty members of the host department and senior faculty members from nearby institutions.

This Faculty Development Training Programme intended to provide opportunity for teachers employed in institutions affiliated to Anna University for upgrading their knowledge in the area of Software Engineering was conducted with 15 external participants in and around Chennai and 5 internal participants.

The programme was very well received by the participants. The lecture sessions and the practical sessions were very much appreciated by the participants. As a concluding note we express our heartfelt thanks to our management and Principal for their supports including financial assistance for the conduct of the programme.

 

 

August 2014

National level technical symposium Protocol 17e

On the 18th of August 2014, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) organised the national level technical symposium Protocol 17e. It was inaugurated by Dr. Awdhesh K Singh, commissioner, IRS, LTU, Chennai. He was introduced by Ms.Madhuvanthi Sekar, Vice President of AIT. The Head of the Department inspired the students to participate actively in the symposium and make optimum use of the opportunities. The Symposium was inaugurated by the chief guest. The Principal delivered the key note address. He delivered a lecture on “The importance of e-Governance”.The session lasted for about an hour and a half. The students got an insight about the importance of E-governance. Mr. S. Vignesh, President of AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by the Principal.

The Paper Presentation event “Texpo” started at 10.30 am in the function hall and spanned over a period of two hours. Cash prizes were awarded for the two best papers. The events App & Poster Designing, Round the Clock, Coding & Debugging event -”Cryptex” and mini project demonstration were conducted in parallel. The finals for the various events were organized in the Afternoon session. Around 374 students from various engineering colleges in and around chennai participated in the symposium.

The Valedictory function for the symposium was held in the function hall at 2.30 PM. The gathering was welcomed by Ms. K. Nivedhitha, Executive member of AIT. The guest of honor for the valedictory function was Prof. S. Krishnan, Dean -Academic, Department of Marine Engineering, SVCE. He was introduced by Ms. S. Priyanka, General Secretary of AIT. Prof. S. Krishnan delivered a short note on the current employability scenario in the field of Information Technology and he urged the students to equip themselves with both technical and communication skills to manage recession in the IT sector. The Cash Prizes & Certificates to the winners of the various events in Protocol 17e were handed over by the chief guest. The symposium ended with the vote of thanks by Ms. R. S. Archana, Treasurer of AIT.

 

 

Six-Day FDP on Grid & Cloud Computing

The Department of Information Technology organized a six-day faculty development programme on Grid & Cloud Computing from 7 th - 14 th August 2014, which was inaugurated by the leading expert Mr.G.Selvaganesan, Group Manager and Lead Consultant, L&T Infotech, Chennai . Faculty members and research scholars had attended the program. Around 30 members had registered and were benefited from the program.

The day started by invoking God's presence with a prayer song followed by a warm welcome by Ms.V.M.Sivagami, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator. The event was presided by our Principal Dr. R.Parthiban. His presidential address motivated the participants in the field of Cloud Computing which is the latest emerging technology. Dr.D.Balasubramanian, HOD, Information Technology addressed the gathering about the origin of Cloud Computing and emphasized on the need for cloud in various disciplines of Engineering. Mr.G.Selvaganesan, during the inaugural address shared his wide knowledge and experience in this field and gave a brief description on how Cloud Computing is used in the industry to manage and improve the security in distributed data centers.

The Introduction to Cloud Computing was briefly summarized by Dr.G..Sumathi, Head, IMS in the next session. She also stressed on cloud management and its service provider interaction. Ms.N.Revathi, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, in the next session gave a lecture on Cloud architecture and service models. Ms.T.J.Jeyaprabha, Assistant Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering, imparted knowledge on network security infrastructure and the security tools used in data centers.

The enthusiastic participants were indeed benefited by the hands-on session conducted by technical experts from C-DAC, which is an R & D institution involved in the design, development and deployment of advanced Information Technology based solutions. The participants were given a live demo on the installation of Eucalyptus in series of steps for a better understanding.

Hands-on experience was provided to the participants the next day as well, on Xen Hypervisor in designing the experiments and to optimize the same using various commands in BOSS LINUX platform.

The participants were further technically enriched by the experienced professionals from Ericsson, a multinational provider of communication technology and services. Mr.Harikumar guided them in the practical session where they were exposed to Big Data using Hadoop Framework.

Dr.P.Varalakshmi, MIT, Chennai, added to their knowledge the importance of virtualization in cloud, to provide better load balancing and consolidation in data center. She also explained about the importance of the support of virtual hardware in efficient operation of the system. The next session was presented by Mr.K.Srinivasan, Assistant Professor, MCA, on virtualization for data center automation. He also gave a practical session on the same.

Ms.V.M.Sivagami,Associate Professor, Information Technology , imparted knowledge on Resource management and Scheduling in Grid. She covered topics like scheduling algorithms and the architecture of Grid computing. Also in the next session She imparted knowledge on Grid Security .She also gave a gist of the ongoing projects and current research issues in this field. The session was later continued by Ms.G.Sangeetha, Assistant Professor, Information Technology on various ways to achieve fault tolerance in cloud.

Dr. M.Jayamala, Dean Examinations, during the valedictory address mentioned about the need for Cloud environment and advised the participants to put into practice what they had learnt during the six days. All the participants appreciated the way in which the program was organized, the hospitality provided to them and also their increase in confidence level in this field.

 

Guest Lecture on Current global scenario & future leaders

On the 2nd of August 2014, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) was inaugurated by Mr. S. Ethirajan, DGM-HR, L&T. He delivered a lecture on “Current global scenario & future leaders”. He was introduced by Ms.M. Priyanka, General Secretary of AIT. He has over 25 years of experience in various fields. He has served in many important positions in various organizations including Hyundai, Flow Serve to name a few. The Head of the Department inspired the students to participate actively in guest lectures and make optimum use of the opportunities. The lamp was lit by the chief guest and the introduction of Office bearers was given by Ms. P. Leela Rani, Staff Coordinator, AIT. The session lasted for about an hour. He started with the current global scenario and the current leaders in Information Technology. He then explained the global competition prevalent in Information Technology . He also emphasized on the skill sets to be developed by the students to face the competition. He ended the lecture with a question and answer session. The students got an insight about the current global scenario in the field of Information Technology.Ms. R. S. Archana, Treasurer of AIT delivered the vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the presenting of memento to the resource person by the Head of the Department.

 


 

July 2014

Guest Lecture on Introduction to Theory of Complexity classes

On the 5th of July 2014, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) organized a Guest Lecture on “Introduction to theory of Complexity classes” by Dr. K. S. Easwarakumar, Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Anna University.

He has over 25 years of experience in various fields. His subjects include Data structures and algorithms, Database Technology, Computer Networks to name a few. He has authored many books in the domain “Data structures and Networking”.The Head of the Department inspired the students to participate actively in guest lectures and make optimum use of the opportunities.

The session lasted for about an hour. He started with the basics of Data structures and Theory of Finite automata. He then explained the basics of Turing machine. He ended the lecture with a question and answer session. The students got an insight about the theory of complexity classes and Turing machines.

 

April 2014

On the 4 th of April 2014, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) organized a Guest Lecture on “Emerging Trends – Global Outsourcing (Infrastructure Management Services)” in the Valedictory function by Mr.G.Venkatesh, Delivery Head (IMS), L&T Infotech. The Executive Member of AIT welcomed the gathering. The Head of the Department inspired the students to participate actively in guest lectures and make optimum use of the opportunities.

March 2014

Seminar on Motivation to Higher Studies

On 20th of March 2014, the Department of Information Technology organized a Motivational Seminar on Higher Studies by Dr. Ashok Tiwari, Principal Lecturer , School of Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire. Dr. D. Balasubramanian, HOD/IT, gave a talk on the importance of information and why it is necessary to upgrade the knowledge on timely basis in order to prevent stagnation in the career. Dr.A.Venkatesan, Dean-IUP, Professor and Head of AE, SVCE, gave an inspiring inaugural address. He stated the three golden rules of manufacturing that can be applied to any individual, country or an Institution. He also mentioned the steps taken by SVCE in motivating the students to opt for Higher studies.

The students were given an opportunity to realize the importance of Higher studies in their career and in addition, they were exposed to the facilities offered by the University of Hertfordshire.

 



Feburary 2014

Student Research Day at SVCE

Ethical hacking & Security Training

On 27th of February 2014, the Department of Information Technology in collaboration with Gemini Communications organized a 3 – day workshop on “Ethical Hacking & Security Training Certified White Hat Hacker Level -2” led by Mr.J.Prasanna, Mr SabariSelvan & Mr SuriyaPrakash.The workshop was scheduled in Conference Hall, Biotechnolgy for 3 days with Hands -on sessions.

The course was very useful for the students to gain knowledge about various hacking techniques,hacking tools .
The students have been certified as White Hat Hackers with unique certification numbers alloted.A total of 42 students participated in the workshop ,includes 29 of III yr IT and 11 of III Yr Cs and 2 of M.E(CSN) .


 

One - Day Workshop on Cloud Computing

On 26th of February 2014, the Department of Information Technology organized a One-Day workshop on “Cloud computing” by Mr. Sivasankar. The Head of the Department gave an inspiring talk about the emergence of Cloud computing and insisted the students to participate actively in the workshop. Dr.T.K.Thivakaran gave an inaugural address for the workshop.

The forenoon session was for 3 hours and the afternoon session was a practical session for 2 hours. He started with the basic definition of 'virtualization and cloud' and then moved on to the deeper prospects of it. He also explained the real time applications based on Cloud Computing and the efficiency of virtualization. He also gave a brief explanation about resource utilization and its efficiency. During practical session, he explained about how to work on virtualized system using VMWare.

 

January 2014

Guest lecture - Nanotechnology in Life Sciences

  • On 31 th of January 2014, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) organized a guest lecture on “Nanotechnology in Life Sciences” by Dr. Nalinkanth V Ghone,Associate Professor,Department of Biotechnology.
  • On 9 th of January 2014, the Association of Information Technologists (AIT) organized a guest lecture on “Data Visualization” by Mr.Raghavshyam Ramamurthy.

September 2013

  • Dr,Russell Lock, Lough Borough University, London delivered a talk on “ Requirements Engineering” on 6 th September 2013.

August 2013

  • The National Level Technical Symposium “Protocol 16e” was conducted on 19 th August 2013. Dr. Anand Laxmanan, Sr. Manager- R & D, Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd, presided over the Inaugural Function and delivered a technical talk on the topic “Institution vs Industry”.

July 2013

  • The Association of Information Technologists (AIT) for the Academic Year 2013-14 was inaugurated by Mr. Sridharan Sankaran,Principal consultant ,Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai on 25 th July 2013.He delivered a technical talk on “Emerging Technology Trends and Their Convergence” .

June-2013

  • On 01-06-13, 'Dr. D. Balasubramanian, Professor' has taken over the duties of HOD/IT.

 

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