Technological Skill Enhancement Programme on Python
Date: 28th May - 4th June, 2021
No. of beneficiaries: 95
Resource Person: Mrs. Monisha S. Asst. Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Loyola Institute of Technology, Chennai.
The department of Computer Science (UG) organizes online certification course on “Technological Skill Enhancement Programme on Python” for first year Computer Science undergraduate students from 28th May - 4th June, 2021. The main objective of the Programme is to inculcate basic knowledge in python literals, Control statements, looping statements, functions, read and write file operations, Exception handling and String operations. Technical Quiz was conducted in between the sessions to assess the students’ knowledge in python and the programme ended with an assessment test and feedback collected from the participants.
Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19
Date: 24th, 25th, 26th May 2021
Number of beneficiaries: 826 | External: -
Objective: To comfort the students, to make them understand the significance of managing young people’s mental health during lockdown, quarantine and isolation. To explore the ways and means to handle fear, stress, anxiety, anger, sadness and grief compounded together when they are away from college.
Resource person: Prof. Vigraanth Bapu, Programme coordinator (PG), Department of Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru.
The webinar on “Managing your mental health during COVID-19” evoked a feeling of positivity among the faculty and students of Department of Computer Science. The webinar has been conducted for 3 days, from 24th May 2021 to 26th May 2021 year wise. The resource person for the session Mr. Vigraanth Bapu.K.G, enlightened the virtual gathering on the insights of mental health and what one can do to overcome the stress they were going through. Mr. Vigraanth urged the students towards self-care by engaging themselves in pleasurable activities which is very important to maintain a healthy body and mind. Sir, reminded the student that self-care was an easy strategy to reduce the symptoms of anxiety. He encouraged students to exercise on a regular basis as it would lead to positive changes in a person's well-being. He also shared tips on how to improve one’s sleep schedule. He captured everyone’s attention through his grounding statements like “This too shall pass", "This situation won't last forever”, etc. The best part of the session was the “54321” rule sir shared according to which the students had to name 5 things they could see in their room, 4 things they could feel,3 things they could hear,2 things they could smell and that one good thing they felt about themselves. Towards the end of the session, sir taught everyone few breathing techniques to be practised on a regular basis. Thus, the session relieved students at least a little of their mental stress as we all know that we are in a situation where we need to train our minds to accept the truth and hope for a better future.
Online Certification Course on Cyber Psychology
Date: 7th-27th April 2021
Beneficiaries: Internal (UG and PG students of Psychology and Computer Science) and external participants (36)
An online certification course on Cyber Psychology was conducted from 7th April-27th April, 2021 at 5:30pm-7:30pm by the department of Computer Science and the department of Psychology. The online certification program was inaugurated by Dr. Lancy D’Souza, Professor of Psychology, Maharaja’s College, Mysore on 7th April, 2021. Dr. Lancy, during his inaugural address covered the basics of Cyber Psychology and stressed on the points why all should learn the subject. He stressed that the topic can be taken up as research subject by the scholars. The presidential address was given by Rev Fr. Emmanuel P J, Director, Kristu Jayanti College of Law. Father explained why “Cyber Psychology” is the buzzword in current world. The welcome address and vote of thanks were given by Prof. Anitha Mary Mathew, while Dr. Lokesh L introduced the chief guest.
The first session was on 7th April and continued for 15 days (with breaks) up to 27th April, 2021.On 27th April the program ended with a small assessment test and feedback collection from the participants.
Salesforce -Women in Tech Initiative
Time: 12.15 PM-1.15PM
Classes Attended & Number of beneficiaries: IV Semester BCA & BSc Girl students / 110
Name and details of the Resource Persons: Mr.Mahendra, Salesforce Developer and Ms.Milda Thomas, Salesforce Quality Assurance Manager, Bengaluru.
One-day bridge workshop on Science of Soldering
Number of beneficiaries: 31
Resource Persons: Mr. Amjad Hassan Khan MK and Dr. Mayank Pandey, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru.
Department of Electronics organised one day bridge workshop on “SCIENCE OF SOLDERING” on 15th March 2021. Dr. Calistus Jude A.L, Dean, Faculty of science, gave a message on the theme of the workshop and highlighted the importance of electronics field. Asst.Prof. Amjad Hassan khan explained how the different electronics components are identified and their individual value is found. Later he demonstrated the usage of components in electronics. Students had hands on experience and were able to solder the circuit on the lug strip. Dr. Mayank pandey, explained procedure to solder the circuit on the Printed Circuit Board (PCB). Students constructed a circuit on the PCB and the working of circuit was tested by the end of the day. On the completion of workshop students implemented a circuit on PCB and its working condition was tested.The workshop provided a learning experience for the students and provided them a platform where they learnt how to build the circuits on the PCB.
Workshop on Basic Math Using Python
Department of Mathematics, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous) conducts Python workshop every year for first year BSc students. The program started with welcome address by Dr. Soya Mathew. Mr. Shivakumar B N, the resource person introduced the software. Speaker started the session by giving information about interesting facts and features of Python. Speaker also mentioned about the scope of learning Python in the field of mathematics. Mr. Shivakumar introduced the usage of mathematical operators, operator’s precedence rule, python arithmetic and comparison operators, python assignment operators, conditional statements, plotting curves and trigonometric functions in python.
The session was very informative and interesting for BSc students as they could enjoy the basic mathematics through python.
Virtual Workshop on Getting Started with Java using Alice in Oracle Academy
Title of the Programme: Virtual Workshop on “Java using Alice3”
Number of Participants: 110
Resource Person: Mr. Jayaprakash Anjarapu, Oracle Academy
The Department of Computer Science (UG) of Kristu Jayanti College in association with Oracle Academy organised a Virtual Workshop on Java using Alice3 on 5th November 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM using ZOOM Platform. The Virtual Workshop began with a brief introduction about Oracle Academy and its members around the globe. Resource Person Mr. Jayaprakash Anjarapu, provided a detailed introduction about Alice3 software and its uses. The later part of the session elaborated on how Alice3 uses a drag and drop environment to create computer animations using 3D models. Mr. Jayaprakash created a virtual environment and showed how to assign specific properties to an object in Alice3. Finally, the resource person Mr. Jayaprakash Anjarapu concluded the Workshop with information about the career opportunities available for the software.
Webinar on Commemorating National Statistics Day
Title of the programme: Online Webinar on “Role of Statistics in Decision Making”
Number of participants: 225
Resource person: Dr. Rajeswari Kasturi, Deputy Director General, National Statistical Office (NSO), Field Operation Division (FOD), Regional Office, Bangalore
The Department of Statistics of Kristu Jayanti College, is organising a Webinar on ‘Role of Statistics in Decision Making’ to commemorate the National Statistics Day on 29th June 2020 at 4pm. The objective of the programme was to provide emphasis on the prospects of higher studies in Statistics on employability/ entrepreneurship.
The session started with the inaugural address by Rev. Fr. Dr. Augustine George, Principal. The resource person, Dr. Rajeswari Kasturi started the talk by explaining the contributions of Prof Mahalanobis P C to the growth and development of India especially from the second five-year planning by closely working with the policy formulations. She then explained the structure and functioning of ISS, SSS, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, and other departments which use statistical information and analysis for their functioning. The latter part of the session elaborated on the career opportunities for statisticians in government sector. The vast options available for aspirants was valuable information for all participants. The session ended by answering to few queries of participants. It was indeed an extremely valuable session which imparted lot of information.
Three day Online Workshop on Data Visualization using Tableau
Date: 28th , 29th & 30th May 2020
Number of beneficiaries: 120
Name and details of the Resource Person:
• Dr. Vinothina V, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science (UG), Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengalore.
• Prof.Ayshwarya, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science (UG), Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengalore.
The workshop was inaugurated with Vice Principal’s message on the theme of the workshop. Then, Dr.Vinothina, Resource Person initiated the first day of the workshop with an introduction to data visualization and Tableau. Significant features of tableau, different products of tableau, and comparison of tableau products were discussed at the beginning of the session. She also had thrown lights on installation guidelines, license types, tableau terminologies and tableau workspace with a demo. The second day of the session started with an assessment conducted through cloud platform Zoom’s poll option. Then, Prof.Ayshwarya, Resource person of the day shared her knowledge practically on types of connectivity in tableau with the data source, various types of filters such as quick filter, table filter, wild card filter and data source filter with sample superstore data source. Both the resource persons presented their knowledge on Tableau during the third day of the workshop. Dynamically controlling data visualization, creating parameter, creating calculated fields, creating dashboard, creating story and publishing the workbooks were demonstrated for COVID-19 confirmed cases dataset. Blending different data sources, joining multiple data sources and viewing the data using different types of charts and maps were also highlighted practically in tableau with multiple data sources. Finally the session ended with as assessment and questions and answers session. The workshop, in a whole, was well very informative.
Creating an Inclusive Teaching Learning Experience in LMS (Moodle)
Title: Creating an Inclusive Teaching Learning Experience in LMS (Moodle)
Date: 19/05/2020 to 21/05/2020
Number of beneficiaries: 104 | In-house: 45 | External: 59
List of Resource Persons with details:
1. Dr. Binu Thomas, Associate professor, Mariam College, Kuttikkanam,Kerala
2. Prof.SevugaPandian.A , Co-ordinator, Department of Computer Science,Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore.
Session I: Dr, Binu Thomas discussed that the COVID-19 scare may paralyze the world, but education should not take a backseat. This is because there are so many options available today, ranging from online tutoring to MOOCs where students are given access to their own LMS portal which carries details about daily class work, assignments, assessment record, syllabus, worksheets, and course media along with online virtual classroom functionality. The workshop gave an insight on LMS and various services provided by MOOC.
Session II: Prof.Pandian took over the workshop session from 20th May. The workshop concentrated on content development, content delivery, conducting examination, and internal evaluation of the students. Prof. Pandian gave hands on training in the LMS options such as, assignment submission and evaluation, MCQ format and delivery, Brief question answer submission and file uploading. The workshop was extensive and it elaborated which will help the teaching fraternity to move towards the alternate way in education system.
Research: Traverse from Crawling to Running
Date: 15th-18th May 2020
Number of beneficiaries: 55 (12- External and 43 in-house)
Name and details of the Resource Person:
• Dr. Seyed Mohamed Buhari, Associate Professor, Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
• Dr. Mayank Pandey, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore
The session discussed various relevant concepts like - . Scientific methods of research, Different type of scientific research, Advantages and disadvantages of different types of research methods, Valid and invalid research, Steps for research publications, Need of publication, Research communication and different types, Publication statistics and different types of publications, IMRaD Structure, Preparation of Manuscript, How and where to publish (Different mode of Publication), Finding suitable journal, Routes to open access publication and process, Ethics for publications, Impact factor, H-index and i-10 index, How to get citation and importance, How to track your research and Access of research article. The session had few queries from the participants which were answered by the resource person. 16th May and 18th May 2020, the sessions were handled by Dr. Seyed Mohamed Buhari. In the two sessions the topic of discussion was “Preparation of Project Proposals and Patents”. The discussion involved - Research Development Framework: Grants and Patents, Grant proposal - Academic writing Vs Grant Writing, Know the funding agency, General and Writing Tips and Strategies, Can a good idea be rejected? Why? Why Not? Process of Grant Writing Parts of the proposal, Developing a Staffing Plan and Proposal Budget Finalizing and submitting the Grant Proposal, What’s a patent? , US Patents, Steps in the US patent process, The USPTO website and patent database, Patent Examples: Design, Plant, and Utility, What can and cannot be patented? Requirement of “NEW”, Elements of a patent document, International patents, Why do they matter?, Finding patents: USPTO, Google Patents, Espacenet, Other patent resources on the web. Both the days the session imparted lot of information. All the queries of the participants were satisfactorily answered.
: Online FDP on Research Insights on Internet of Things (IoT)
Title: Online FDP on Research Insights on Internet of Things (IoT)
Date: 15th, 16th & 18th MAY, 2020
Number of beneficiaries: 51 | In-house: 7 | External: 44
List of Resource Persons with details:
1. Dr. Cecil Donald. A, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru
2. Dr. Dalvin Vinoth Kumar. A, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru
3. Dr. Anthony Vincent. B, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru
The Department of Computer Science of Kristu Jayanti College conducted three-day online FDP on Research Insights on Internet of Things (IoT). This FDP has been conducted with three sessions.
Session I: Dr. Cecil Donald A has explained about IoT framework. The main objective of this webinar to get updated on the research insights in terms of IoT framework, IoT Networks and IoT security, it's possible to turn anything, from something as small as a pill to something as big as an aeroplane, into a part of the IoT. The main aim of IoT is to unify everything in the world including things, people, place and process under a common infrastructure to provide information and control of the state of objects around us.
Session II: Dr. Dalvin Vinoth Kumar A has explained about IoT network. In this Session, discussed all important IoT technologies and protocols. It has some significant advantages in complex systems offering low-power operation, high security, robustness and high and is well positioned to take advantage of wireless control and sensor networks in IoT applications.
Session III: Dr. Anthony Vincent. B has explained about IoT security. It is the act of securing Internet of Things devices and the networks they're connected to. In the business setting, IoT devices include industrial machines, smart energy grids, building automation, plus whatever personal IoT devices employees bring to work. Sir has shared the connectivity issues or the need for end-users to manually download updates directly from a C & C center often result in devices running on outdated software, leaving them open to newly discovered security vulnerabilities.
Online FDP on Descriptive Statistics
Date: 14th May 2020
No. of Beneficiaries: 92
Name and details of the Resource Person: Prof. Liji George, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru - 560077
The Department of Statistics, Kristu Jayanti College organized online FDP on Descriptive Statistics on 14th May 2020 through Zoom. Statistics is the Science/ Art that deals with techniques related to Data Collection, Representation (Visualization), Analysis and Summarization (Interpretation). Statistics help us to make sense of the information collected and thus to develop a better understanding of our world. In Descriptive statistics we study sample data to gain knowledge about the patterns in data.
Online FDP on Fuzzy Logic
Date: 9th May 2020
No. of Beneficiaries: 220
Name and details of the Resource Person: Dr. Mamatha S Upadhya, Assistant Professor, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru - 560077
The Department of Mathematics, Kristu Jayanti College organized online FDP on FuzzyLogic on 9th May 2020 through Zoom. Around 220 professors and research scholars from across India participated in the program. Fr Lijo P Thomas, Head of the Department welcomed the participants and introduced the resource person. Dr. Mamatha introduced Fuzzy sets, operations on sets, various membership functions and applications. She explained with various real time applications how Fuzzy models are mathematical means of representing vagueness and imprecise information. These models have the capability of recognizing, representing, manipulating, interpreting, and utilizing data and information that are vague and lack certainty. The session concluded with questions from the participants.
Two Day Online FDP on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Picture
Date: 4th and 5th May 2020
No. of Beneficiaries: 160
Name and details of the Resource Person: Dr. Anthony Vincent B, Assistant Professor, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru - 560077
The Department of Computer Science of Kristu Jayanti College conducted two-day online FDP on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Picture in Computer Science. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a cloud-based business applications platform that combines components of customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP), along with productivity applications and artificial intelligence tools. IT can be used by Educators, Students, Parents too. Dynamics are now-a-days used in classrooms, Student-centered learning, Academic research, Student lifecycle management campus safety and security. Microsoft also conducts training programs like Digital Transformation and webinars. Dr. Anthony Vincent B was the resource person to talk about Microsoft Dynamics 365 Picture in IT.
Online FDP on Remarkable Structural, Magnetic and Microwave Adsorption Properties of Rare Earth-Doped Mn-Cu (Manganese- Copper) Ferrites & In-situ characterization of Materials at Elevated Temperatures
Number of beneficiaries: 183 | In-house: 03 | External: 180
Resource Persons with details: Dr. Sakthipandi, Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Sethu Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu-626115
Department of Physics, Kristu Jayanti College, Bengaluru organised a faculty development programme on Remarkable Structural, Magnetic and Microwave Adsorption Properties of Rare Earth-Doped Mn-Cu Ferrites and In-situ characterization of Materials at Elevated Temperatures to explore advanced topics in magnetism and motivate the faculties to do research using Rare Earth metals and alloys. The understanding of structural and magnetic properties of novel materials can lead to the development of advanced devices and applications such as sensors and high density memory elements.
Dr. Sakthipandi has made enormous and innovative contribution to material characterizations using online Ultrasonic techniques and other conventional techniques.
Guest Lecture Report on Kristu Jayanti Green Recycling System Week
Title: Kristu Jayanti Green Recycling System Week
No. of Beneficiaries (In-house): 180
Class: II BCA (A, B, C & D)
Name and details of the Resource Person: Dr. Anthony Vincent, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru
The Event started in Auditorium II and the resource person was an in-house faculty explained about E-Waste Management and its uses. Electronic and electrical wastes are dismantled to collect the valuable material such as plastic housing, circuit board for resale or reuse as a spare part in other equipment and non-broken cathode-ray tubes (CRTs) for refurbishing into new electronic and electrical equipment. However, all processing of e-waste is on environmentally unsound management, and many problems have been identified and shared with students.
Microsoft CPMA Training
Date: 27/01/2020 to 03/02/2020
Classes Attended & Number of beneficiaries: IV Sem BCA & B.Sc /40 Students
Name and details of the Resource Person: Mr. Nikhil Kuriakose, Subject Matter Expert, ATS Solutions, Bengaluru.
The Python Workshop: A New, Interactive Approach to Learning Math
No. of Beneficiaries (In-house): 140
Class: II Sem BSc (All the sections)
Name and details of the Resource Person: Prof. Chetan H. N., KLE Degree College, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru - 560072
The Department of Mathematics of Kristu Jayanti College conducted one day workshop on learning Python software in mathematics. Python is much popular because it is highly productive as compared other programming languages. It is much more concise and expressive language and requires less time, effort, and lines of code to perform the same operations. Workshop had two fruitful sessions, theoretical and followed by practical. Hands on practical made students to understand better.
Prof. Chetan H. N. was the resource person to talk about Python in Mathematics. Professor talked about the features and advantages of the Python. And also he showed the students about installation of the software. Professor explained codes to solve numerical problems, basic math equations, derivatives, integrations. He helped students to code by themselves and to get the outputs in the lab.
Vichaarmanthan - Development in the field of Aeronautical and Missile Systems
Classes Attended & Number of beneficiaries: 240 Students
Name and details of the Resource Person: Dr. Tessy Thomas
Objective: To provide insights and share experiences on current and past missile/aeronautical projects.
Dr. Tessy Thomas on being the Director General of Aeronautical systems shared her personal experiences right from her induction in 1980’s to the latest successful project. Her journey started with the AGNI III project and then went on to be designated as the project leader for AGNI IV missile project. She has conducted over 50 missile launches in her career and has overcome many challenges. The most challenging times were on the testing facility island in Odissa, where the scientists had no proper resources and lived in challenging conditions. The DRDO looks up to Dr. Tessy as a pillar of creativity and support. She also answered the students with much involvement. The presentation contained missile development stages and future enhancements of AGNI series. She also shared the process of building a missile, the resources and time taken to build one missile.
On the whole it was a remarkable experience for the students listening to the most experienced female scientist in DRDO.
I am Shree Hari GV, student of VI BCA C. I would like to share my experience of the 40th edition of Vichaaramanthan. It was truly an honor listening to the great personality. We got to learn a lot from her presentation, it was really useful for young aspirants. Dr. Tessy Thomas encouraged us to contribute towards nation building and selfless service. The session was very useful and motivated the young minds to become a successful person in our life.
Big Blue Hack
Title: Big Blue Hack
Date: 20/01/2020 & 21/01/2020
Number of beneficiaries: 120 | In-house: 120 | External: NIL
List of Resource Persons with details:
1. Ms. Dipali Chatterjee, Leader - Developer Ecosystem Group, IBM Bengaluru
2. Mr. Mritunjay Vishwakarma, Community Leader – Developer Ecosystem, IBM Bengaluru
3. Ms. Meerabai Jayaram, Operations Leader – Developer Ecosystem Group, IBM Bengaluru
Hackathon is a design sprint-like event; a popular event among IT aficionado, In which computer programmers and others involved in IT solution development, including graphic designers, interface designers, domain experts, and others collaborate intensively to solve complex real-world problems.
Session I: Inaguration and IBM Hackathon Procedures, Ms. Dipali ChatterjeeMr. Mritunjay Vishwakarma
The BIG BLUE HACK started with the Inaugural Session Ms. Dipali Chatterjee, Developer Advocacy Leader from IBM was the Chief Guest addressed the gathering and gave a short introduction about Hackathon and Mr. Mritunjay vishwakarma had proceed with the Agenda for the BIG BLUE HACK. Resource person also spoke on the CALL FOR CODE event hosted by IBM and encouraged everyone to be a part of it. Furthermore, resource person also introduce the Tech-Enablers from IBM who would be helping the students for the two-day BIG BLUE HACK. Mr. Krishna who belonged to the IBM team, spoke about Neural Nets, Reinforcement learning and gave a demo on the different services offered by IBM Watson Studio. Visual Recognition, Watson Speech-to-Text, Watson Text-to- Speech, Code patterns were some of the services introduced by Mr. Krishna.
Session II: Design Thinking, Mr. Mritunjay Vishwakarma
Resource Person gave a brief presentation on “Design Thinking” and highlighting the tagline; “Human centered outcomes at speed and scale”. Resource person also explained on the various principles involved in designing and stressed on making the customer as the focus in designing or development. After the presentation, resource person revealed the themes for the hackathon- Climate Change, Potable Water and Sanitation, Rural and Agricultural development. The students were then dispersed to Computer Labs and given time for Ideation. IBM Tech-Enablers helped the students with their ideas and guided them on working with different IBM cloud services. Next day session continued with the project and deployment discussion by various teams held in various clusters. The team from IBM was interacting with the students and suggesting them the right technology and tools that could be possibly made use and to implement it in the project. The IBM Team gave guidance and suggestions to students by providing their ideas and views on how to deploy on IBM Watson Studio and its related cloud services. The IBM team was always available to mentor the students and helps them to build a prototype. The students were simultaneously working on their presentations and preparation of demo. The students were allotted with time span from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to prepare and finish with their prototype as well as their presentation document.
Session III: Evaluation Round, IBM Team
The entire evaluation took place in two different classes. All the competent teams with innovative ideas of their own presented before the judges with project prototype and demo prepared by them and judges were evaluating the students based on their ideas and innovation.
The valedictory function started by 6:00 pm with an invocation song followed by Prof. Kumar who addressed the gathering and appreciated the entire IBM team and the students for their enthusiastic participation. He was pleased and amazed with Mr. Mritunjay and his team for their magnificent and energetic involvement put in order to conduct of the entire event. He appreciated the entire team cheerfully.
Ms. Meerabai (Business Operations and Communications, IBM) was the Guest of Honor for the function. Mr. Mritunjay Vishwakarma(Community Leader, IBM)came forward to appreciate the students and motivated them take their innovation and ideas ahead and try implementing on various technologies available. The IBM team was honoured by our college department and in turn felicitated them with a memento for their meritorious conduct and co- operation.
Subsequently, the winners were announced by Mr. Mritunjay and the team members were awarded with prizes. The vote of thanks session was proposed by Dr. Ranjitha M and finally the function was concluded with the College anthem.
OutcomeHackathon tests students’ ability to find syntax, exception handling and above all their ability to see beyond the box. Hackathon also promotes developers to solve problems with their innovative ideas and solutions.
Computer Science Education Week
Title: Computer Science Education Week
Date: 9-12-2020 to 13-12-2020
Number of beneficiaries: 147 | In-house: 132 | External:15
List of Resource Persons with details: Students
Objective: Spread knowledge within students about digital world and computer science week
Session:Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual program dedicated to inspiring students to take interest in computer science. Originally conceived by the Computing in the Core coalition, Code.org® organizes CSEdWeek as a grassroots campaign supported by 350 partners and 100,000 educators worldwide. CSEdWeek is held in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906).
CSEdWeek was celebrated by Department of Computer Science (UG) in collaboration with ACM-Women and software development cell (TechZone).
Students of TechZone took the opportunity and complete responsibility of organizing CSEdWeek, Various programs were conducted over the week as mentioned below:
09-12-2020 (Monday) : Students Talk – Path to your future
10-12-2020 (Tuesday) : Students Talk – Eye in Cyber World
11-12-2020 (Wednesday) : Hands-on Session: Build your own website
12-12-2020 (Thursday) : Hands-on Session: Learn to build Chatbot
13-12-2020 (Friday) : Hackathon (Digital Campus)
The CSEdWeek noticed a great interest of students in the above program with a total 147 participants, 15 of them being external participants.
OutcomeStudent Spread knowledge within students about digital world and computer science week
Interdisciplinary Research Colloquium
Title: Medical Image Analysis and Visualization
Date: 06th January 2020
Name and details of the Resource Person: Dr. Amlan Chakrabarthi, Professor and Director of A.K Choudhary School of IT, University of Calcutta.
The session of Interdisciplinary Research Colloquium was hosted on “Medical Image Analysis and Visualization”. Dr Amlan Chakrabarthi, Professor and Director of A.K Choudhary School of IT was the resource person for the day. The session emphasized the need of how Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Deep Learning help the doctors to improve their diagnosis by screening the data.
The students were given the introduction of various algorithms used in the process. They were given a brief details on how Machine learning and Deep Learning methods used in Computer Vision Images. They were also given information on how the data are collected, which are later put into Diamond format for easier analysis. The students were told how to read the images, with more the deformity of the images the higher the disease condition is. For cancer sort of diseases the Multi-modality is used to help the doctors to differentiate the malignant and the benign form of cancers, which will show the various angles of the image of the same organ from combined scans.
The students were told brief information of Computer Aided Diagnosis (CAD) to help radiologists interpret medical images. The session, in a whole, was well informative and interactive.
HOUR OF CODE
Date: 09/12/2019 – 13/12/2019
Number of beneficiaries: 212 [BCA/BSC – 79, BCom – 103, BBA/BA - 30]
List of Resource Persons with details
ACM-W Student Members,
Department of Computer Science (UG)
Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore
Objective: To create an interest in coding for students and train them to use basic programming concepts such as loops and conditional statements. This session also introduced the code blocks to create a program.
Hour of Code is a global movement by Computer Science Education Week designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. Department of Computer Science(UG) has joined this movement through ACM-W student’s chapter by organizing 1-hour of coding of activities from Dec 9th to 13th of this year (2019)..
Students from various Departments participated in the program with great enthusiasm. The chapter members gave practical demonstrations on how to develop simple games namely Multiplication Escape, Candy Quest, Dance Party etc. using block programming. The participants were also educated on the basics like conditional statements and loops through various simple games.
Students reported that computer science is not tough and coding is fun. Through these sessions, the fear of computer programming is reduced.
Salesforce Adx Workshop Series
Date: 25th – 31st November 2019
Number of beneficiaries: 49 In-house: 4 External: 1
List of Resource Persons with details:
1. Mr. NITUL SHARMA
To learn about the cloud based administrator role automation using salesforce ADX platform..
The session was taken by Mr. Nitul Sharma .The overview about Salesforce Administrator series was discussed and the basic of creating User, Profiles etc. Importing large amount of data in a single entry was discussed. This workshop was conducted for the administrator role for the practice of students.
Gain knowledge in creating playground module, dashboard design and report generation for administrator role using salesforce ADX platform.
Workshop on Cloud Literacy Day
Date: 11th Oct, 2019
Number of beneficiaries: 134
Resource Person: Mr. Rohit Singh (Cloud Project Manager in DXC Technology Bengaluru)
Objective: The aim of the session was to give the students an insight on AWS, and also about the industrial requirements to hire an employee particularly a fresher.
The session started with the introduction of the Guest for the day - Mr. Rohit Singh.
He started the session with AWS [Amazon Web Services], explaining about how AWS Supports people and programs designed to proactively help you optimize performance, lower costs, and innovate faster.
Mr. Rohit discussed about the:
i) Dxc Technology.
ii) Customer centricity.
iii) Limitations and performance of traditional set of servers.
iv) How does the company which offers solution on software service.
v) Inbuilt data models in IBM cloud.
He explained the students regarding the cloud journey, the path for which areas we can go in and qualities like performance, cost, optimization operations, excellence, reliability, security which an individual must possess to acquire a job and also he shared his experience in industry. The session was concluded by clearing of many doubts the students had pertaining to the topic in the way of asking questions, which were answered. Students gained a knowledge on the skill requirements to acquire a placement in the Industry.
Trailhead Workshop Kristu Jayanti Community
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Venue: 3rd Floor, Lab 2
The hands on session commenced by explaining the agenda and the target to be completed. The trailblazers acquainted the participants of the workshop through the introductory process of explain the rankings, badges and points system of trailhead along with the advantages it gives to the user.
The workshop consisted of helping the participants to create their Trailhead Playground and create their first app, ‘Build an app to track your Trailblazer Journey’. Where they created their first project ‘Discovery’.
The workshop had around 50 participants who were successful in the completing the workshop that resulted in them acquiring their first badge (‘Hiker’ Badge) and 300 points. The session concluded with the trailblazers encouraging the participants to join the Student-India-Journey of trailhead, its advantages and possible opportunities it can provide for trailhead members.
Extension Lecture Programme in Physics
Dr. Ashoka G- Professor Department of physical and organic chemistry, IISc , Bangalore
Dr. Karuna Kar Nanda- The Materials Research Centre IISc, Bangalore
Dr. M. Netaji- Center for Continuing Education & Inorganic and Physical Chemistry IISc
Dr. Atanu Bhattacharya- Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, IISc, Bangalore.
Dr. Satyam Suwas- Department of Materials Engineering IISc, Bangalore
Extension lecture program in physics was held in Kristu Jayanti College on July 18-19, 2019. The lecture workshop was organized by Department of Physics, Kristu Jayanti College in association with Centre for continuing education Indian Institute Of Science, Bangalore. The Extension Lecture Programme in Physics started with an inaugural ceremony with Dr. Ashoka G Samuelson, Professor Department of physical and organic chemistry ,IISc , Bangalore. The event focused on bridging the gap between theoretical, academic and applications of physics. The first session of the workshop was taken by Dr. Karuna Kar Nanda. The topics covered during the session were quantum mechanics, Bohr radius, Quantum size effect, De-Broglie wavelength and various applications of nanotechnology. The session was very informative for everyone. The second session was taken by Dr. M. Netaji on x ray diffraction and crystallisation. Emphasis was given on Bragg’s law and its applications. The other topics which were covered included crystalline models, hydrogen atom model, Newton’s corpuscular theory, Unit cells and applications of x-rays. The third session was held on the second day of the workshop by Dr. Atanu Bhattacharya. It was a fun session for all the students. Dr. Bhattacharya took the session with utmost interest giving practical examples and involved the crowd in his talk. The session focused on Ultrafast Optics and Spectroscopy. The fourth and final session was taken by Dr. Satyam.Suwas. He made sure that all students understand the basics properly. His session was mainly focusing on Applications of X-rays. The session was interactive and students cleared their doubts regarding various topics in physics. It is rightly said that imagination is more important than knowledge because it encircles the world. The interest and involvement of the participants could be seen in the potency exhibited by them during the session. It provided them with a platform to discover more about physics.
Workshop on Salesforce Trailhead
Venue: Main Auditorium
Time: 9:00 am – 12:50 pm
Mr. Kevin Simon
Mr. Sashi kant
On 29th June 2019, our college had organized a session for second year and third year students based on the introduction to Salesforce company and Trailhead community. There were two sessions – first session was for third year students, from 9am to 11am and the second session was for second year students, from 11am to 1pm. The session was conducted by a set of speakers - Ms. Sherley Grace, Ms Karunya, Mr. Kevin Simon, Mr.Ashish and Mr.Sashi Kanth. Each and every speaker gave a wide set of information to us about Salesforce and Trailhead. They gave a brief history of Salesforce company, the objective of their company and their services that they provide. We came to know that Saleforce bring customers and companies together, creates more engaging marketing and tries to innovate and support every customer. They also specified the job opportunities in the company that are available in India. The speakers of the session also introduced us to Trailhead, which is a new approach to learning Salesforce. It was interesting to come across that Trailhead provides developers and administrators a guided path through the key features of Salesforce, by using a set of interactive, online tutorials.The session in a whole was well prepared and well informative. Our college introduced a community of 120 students to know more and to enhance their skills through Trailhead.
Analysis and Differential Equations with applications
Date: 11 & 12 July 2019
Venue: Mini Auditorium
No of Participants: 183
Keynote Session 1: Resource Person: Dr.Shyam Sundar Ghoshal(TIFR, Bengaluru)
Title: Limits, Continuity, Series and Sequences.
Dr.Shyam Sundar Ghoshal, the resource person for the first session emphasized on Limits, Continuity, Series and Sequences. Sir explained Principle of mathematical induction and Limit theorems. He explained what a sequence is and how it is generated. Sir also delivered about the behavior of a sequence at infinity. He also emphasized on the types of sequences: Finite and Infinite.
Keynote Session 2: Resource Person: Dr. Sandeep(TIFR, Bengaluru)
Title: Differentiation And Integration.
Dr Sandeep explained differentiable functions with many examples. Sir introduced the concept of integration graphically and concluded the session by stating and proving Fundamental theorems of calculus.
Keynote Session 3: Resource Person: Dr. Vasudeva Murthy(TIFR, Bengaluru)
Title: Applications of Ordinary Differential Equations
Prof Murthy explained that ODE is applied in Celestial Mechanics, Kepler’s law, Newton’s law of Universal Gravitation. Sir introduced the n- body problems. Sir also spoke about the history of ODE- how King Oscar and his jury started working on ODE. Sir concluded by explaining the applications in trajectories.
Keynote Session 4: Resource Person: Dr. Veerappa Gowda(TIFR, Bengaluru)
Title: Applications of Partial Differential Equations
Prof Gowda introduced the concept by a video showing water –oil experiment. Sir explained how PDE can be used to measure the brightness of the photograph and then construct the 3D image. Sir concluded by siting many examples of mathematical models.
The Workshop was beneficial to all the students and the teachers who attended. Students were equipped with deep understanding of the topics covered. All the participants from in and around colleges were acknowledged for their active participation in the workshop.
SCIENCE ACADEMIES LECTURE WORKSHOP
Date: 29/11/2018 and 30/11/2018
The Science Academies Lecture Workshop on "Introduction to Machine Learning" was organized by the Department of Computer Science of Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous) and sponsored by the Joint Science Education Panel of the Science Academies- Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc) Bengaluru, Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi, The National Academy of Sciences India (NASI), Allahabad. The workshop was intended to introduce the concepts of Machine Learning and Deep Neural Networks. The course also included hands-on-sessions where the participants learnt to implement Neural Network and Deep Neural Network Models for simple problems
Two Days workshop on Design, Development and Deployment of Machine Vision Intelligence in IoT Edge
Date: 14-15 November 2018
Venue: L3 Lab
Department of Computer Science (UG) of Kristu Jayanti College in Association with IEEE organised Two Days workshop on "Design, Development and Deployment of Machine Vision Intelligence in IoT Edge". The technical session was handled by Dr.Jayakumar Singaram,RINANU Semiconductor LLP,Bengaluru and Dr. Jayakumar Venkatesan, Chief Executive Officer, Valles Marineris International Private Limited.
Dr. Jayakumar Singaram introduced to a model tool set with the domain knowledge, train the tool set with experience in the algorithm level, test and deploy the future of business in IoT Edge. The workshop enabled them to create a model in Watson Studio in the IBM Cloud and also install Tensor Flow software in Ubuntu 64 bit machines.
He also talked about the potential of embedding intelligence in the IoT edge.
Dr.Jayakumar Venkatesan talked on IEEE BLP and its contribution to the world of IoT in education sector, ADAS, home automation, primary health center and taxi service.
The workshop ended with hands on training in creating Watson Studio Model in the IBM cloud and installation of Tensor flow.
The floor was opened for the faculty members to ask questions and a focused on research projects in IoT.
ACM-W Student chapter -“PIXEL-Digitally Creative
ACM-W Student chapter, Department of Computer Science(UG), organized a one day workshop on Photoshop, “PIXEL-Digitally Creative” on 22 November 2017. The Resource Persons for the day were Mr.Ajith, Mr.Thomas from IV SEM BCA and Mr. Jonah Filmore, Mr .Jacob David from VI SEM BCA. The Workshop was divided into two sessions – Photoshop and Advanced tools of Photoshop. There were 23 participants who created a Christmas brochure and also a certificate using the various tools.
The Department of Computer Science(UG) organized a R Workshop – Data Analytics and Visualization workshop for the III Sem BCA students (all sections), III Sem BSc CSMS students and V Sem BSc CSMS students on 28th August 2017, 29th August 2017 , 30th August 2017, 31st August 2017 and 1st September 2017.
Mrs Suni Ajaykumar and Mrs Liji George were the resource person for the workshop.
Objective: Students were exposed to the in-built R statistical tools for data analytics and data visualization techniques. They were actively involved in the sessions and hence it was very productive.
The Department of Computer Science(UG) organized a “Workshop on Robotics” on 19th August 2017 for the students of Special Interest Group for Robotics from IV BCA .Mr. Bharath Kumar, Digit Labz, Bangalore was the resource person for the workshop. During the workshop, several experiences and enterprises on microcontrollers were discussed with particular focus on progress, challenges and gaps in accessing tool kit. Equipment tools were presented and participants shared experiences on moving cars mechanism at basic levels. Several issues emerged as key priorities for consideration in future actions and the workshop participants agreed on micro controller and remote IR sensor
Workshop: PC Hardware and Assembling
The department of Computer Science (UG) conducted a workshop on “PC Hardware & Assembling” for 542 students on 31st July 2017 and 1st August 2017. Mr. R. Janardhanan , IT Certified Professional & Career Consultant, was the resource person of the workshop.
The students were able to understand the basics of hardware of a personal computer and laptop. They were acquainted with some of the trivial tasks of hardware management like partitioning a hard disk, working with Hiren disks for pen drive cleaning, use of raiser cards etc. In a nutshell, this workshop enriched the students with the knowledge of how to deal with common hardware problems and to find a solution towards it.
R Workshop – Data Analytics and Visualization
The Department of Computer Science(UG) organized a R Workshop – Data Analytics and Visualization workshop for the III Semester BCA students on 23rd, 24th, 25th August 2016, to introduce the basic concepts of R software for data analytics and data visualization .
Mrs Suni Ajaykumar , Mrs Liji George ,Asst, Professor, Dept of Statistics were the resource person for the workshop.
Students were exposed to the statistical tools in built in R for data analytics and data visualization techniques. They were actively involved in the sessions and hence it was very productive.
Hardware and Networking workshop -2015
A workshop on “Hardware and Networking” was conducted by Mr.Janardhanan, IT Certification Professional renowned hardware and networking specialist on 3rd and 4th September 2015, for I semester BCA and BSc(CSMS/CSME) students .The workshop was an informative session where-in the basic components of hardware and networking were demonstrated and then the components were exhibited to the students to have a look and feel.
The workshop ended with an open session where students clarified on various aspects of computer hardware and networking.
Workshop on 3D Animation
The Department of Computer Science (UG) organized a 3D Animation Workshop on 31st October 2015. The resource person for was Mr. Godanda, Animation Instructor, ANTS consulting initiated this course. It was offered by MES (Media Entertainment & Skills Council) sector of NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation).
The objective of the course was to enable the participants to understand and apply the concept of artwork prepared by animation artists to produce a sequence of 3D images using animation software (Macromedia Flash).
The course is aimed to train the participant on graphics and animation software and apply principles of design, animation and film-making to create animation sequences.
Workshop on Video Lecture Series
The department of Computer Science organized a Video lecture series workshop for final year BCA students on 3rd July & September 2015. Video lectures were on how to qualify various aptitude tests at the interview level and competitive. Here the video lectures were from the famous well known resource persons on various topics like logical reasoning, blood relations, speed mathematics, mental ability and other competitive exam topics.
Later a discussion with the students about the video lecture followed by a small test was conducted. The session proved to be useful to students in cracking interviews and aptitude tests.
Report on Video Lecture Series - 2016
The department of Computer Science organized a Video lecture series workshop for final year BCA students. The session informed students on how to qualify various aptitude tests at the interview level and competitive exams. Video lectures, from the famous well known resource persons on various topics like logical reasoning, blood relations, speed mathematics, mental ability and other competitive exam topics were shown to students
Later a discussion with the students about the video lecture followed by a small test was conducted. The session proved to be useful to students in cracking interviews and aptitude tests.
The Department of Computer Science (UG) organized a Hardware Workshop for the 2nd year and 1st year students of BCA & B.Sc, on 30th of August 2014, to equip them with the basic knowledge on computer hardware. An eminent IT Certified Professional R.Janarthanan, ITE learning Solutions, Salem, Tamilnadu was the resource person for the workshop.
The interactive session that followed proved to be really rewarding for the students in clearing their doubts. The workshop gave hands on experience to the students, as they got the opportunity to view the different hardware components.The workshop included demonsration of essential components of PC, PC Assembling and Disassembling Installation of Windows 7 operating system. It motivated the students to a large extent and boosted their interest in the diverse computer technologies and their future course of study.
The Department of Computer Science(UG) organized a Hardware Workshop for the first year BCA and B.Sc. CSMS/ CSME students, on 30th of August and the 1st of September, to equip them with the basic knowledge on computer hardware. An eminent IT Certified Professional with 12+ years of experience in the industry, Mr. R Janarthanan was the resource person for the workshop.
The interactive session that followed proved to be really rewarding for the students in clearing their doubts. The workshop gave hands on experience to the students, as they got the opportunity to view the different hardware components. It motivated the students to a large extent and boosted their interest in the diverse computer technologies and their future course of study.
Software Security Testing Workshop
The Department of Computer Science(UG) organized a workshop on the topic, Software Security Testing on 17th February, 2013 for the IV Semester BCA students. Mr. Santhosh Tuppad, Co-founder, Director, Moolya Software Testing Private Ltd was the Chief Guest for the event.
The aim of the session was to give an idea about hacking and security testing. The speaker elaborated on the topics of the skill of hacking, types of hackers, the methods of hacking like social engineering attack and didos attack and the responsibilities of ethical hackers.
Demonstration was done online to hack a website using the SQL queries taking the administrator privileges. The session was very informative and interactive and the questions raised by the students were answered to satisfaction.