September 17, 2020

GCET Jammu hosts webinars to celebrate Engineers’ Day

Jammu: Government College of Engineering and Technology, celebrated 53rd Engineers’ Day by conducting a series of Webinars. The Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of the greatest engineer of India “Bharat Ratna, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya”.
The Webinars were conducted under the guidance and support of the Principal Dr. Sameru Sharma.
The webinars were attended by around 350 participants comprising students and faculty of various engineering institutes and organizations besides GCET Jammu & UIET Chandigarh and was a grand success.
Dr. Sameru Sharma congratulated the organizing & coordinating teams for successfully conducting the webinars and appreciated the enthusiasm shown by the students in celebrating the Engineer’s Day. She further added that all the learning sessions conducted during the day were on the emerging areas and technologies which were very interactive and would benefit the student community the most.
During the day-long event, the Computer Engineering Department of GCET, Jammu organised a Webinar on “Blockchain Technology” in collaboration with UIET Chandigarh, under Twinning Initiatives of TEQIP III, to familiarize the faculty and students with the thrust area .
Dr. Mani Madhukar from IBM was the keynote speaker. He imparted knowledge on Blockchain- Internet of Trust. He discussed the importance and application of Blockchain Technology in various Industries and sectors to run business in a better way through trusted connections. He also briefed on the benefits of adopting Blockchain technology in the Banking sector for improving upon movement of funds and cross border payments. He threw light on Public and private permission blockchain, Blockchain enabler technologies -Tradelens and World wire as well as Hyperledger – a Linux foundation project.
The webinar was coordinated by Er. Sheetal Gandotra & Dr. Jyoti Mahajan, Associate Professors GCET, Jammu besides Dr. Mandeep Kaur & Dr. Roopali Garg faculty from UIET Chandigarh.
Another Webinar was organised by the Electronics and Communication Engineering Department on ” Big Data Analytic Applications using IOT in Real Life” .
Dr Mansaf Alam, Associate Professor at Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi was the Resource person.
He explained the role of nature inspired algorithms in data processing and Inter-relation between IOT, Block chain, Artificial Intelligence and how these form Technological description. Computational analysis using latest trends in machine learning , computer vision, natural language processing, applied statistics, signal processing, image processing etc. were also part of discussion. Participants were also briefed about the latest tools used in data analytics.
The Webinar was Coordinated by Dr. Ajay Abrol & Er. Harinder Dhingra Associate Professors besides Er. Rasmeet Kour Assistant Professor from ECE department GCET, Jammu.

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