Apart from curriculum, co-curriculum is also essential in education system to enhance the inherent talents of the students. In view of this, our college has established an IEEE Student Branch in the college premises on 18th September 2015.
Mr. Nithin Koshy, Student Co-ordinator for IEEE Student Branch, welcomed the gathering and introduced the Chief Guest. Rev. Fr. Augustine George, Vice- Principal, presided over the function. In his address he told everyone to grab the opportunity as far as possible. He went on to emphasise on the fact one should not only learn, but also unlearn as he progresses, in various walks of life.
After the addressing of delegates, the IEEE Student Branch was officially inaugurated by lighting the lamp. Mr. Munir Muhammed,Program Specialist, Communication Society, e-Health-IEEE Bangalore, addressed the gathering, and explained the various benefits of having an IEEE Student Branch. He also gave a brief introduction on how to organise various IEEE events and work efficiently.
A technical seminar was arranged alongside the inaugural ceremony and was conducted in the end. First session was conducted by Mr. Ganesh who is also an IEEE resource person; this session was all about functional programming with the Lambda programming approach and its implementation in Java8. Mr. Navin Agarwal who was the representative of IEEE took the session about the Liferay Portal Technology. Liferay Portal is nothing but an open source portal for the enterprise, offering content management, collaboration, and social out-of-the-box.