Department of Student Affairs, SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh organizes yet another chapter of Newsmakers. On November 21, 2020, at 5 PM, Sourav Sanyal, Miran Junaidi, and Saurabh Ghanekar, 4th year, Department of Computer Science and Engineering will be narrating their tale of forming a start-up named oureye.ai. The young entrepreneurs developed an automated, end-to-end video intelligence solution for enterprises to monitor surveillance camera recordings, leveraging pre-existing CCTV-IP infrastructure.
The three brilliant students grabbed the opportunities provided by SRM AP and became an active member of the student-run technological club of SRM AP, Next Tech Lab. Further, they spent a semester at the University of California, Berkeley as part of the Semester Abroad Programme to broaden their horizon of knowledge. Encouraged by the mentors and faculty, the students participated in several international conferences and hackathons which kindled their interest in developing a platform that would provide practical solutions to real-life problems.
During the session, the students will share insights regarding their start-up. Also, they will narrate the inspiring journey that commenced with their erudite experience at SRM AP, which eventually enabled them to become young entrepreneurs. Their company generated a revenue of Rs. 1.7 million in the recent financial year.
The fourth edition of the University Distinguished Lecture organized by SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh will be delivered by Prof S Chandrasekhar, Director, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad. On November 21, 2020, at 3 PM, the session on “Saga of Science from 13th Century to 21st Century” will be steered by the esteemed academician. Prof S Chandrasekhar joined CSIR-IICT as Scientist C and became the director in 2015. He has made significant contributions in diverse areas of organic chemistry with a special emphasis on chiral chemistry, total synthesis of biologically active natural products and pharmaceutical products. Further, he has received several accolades including the Eminent Scientist Award for contributions in the field of Chemistry from Telangana State Government in 2017, CNR Rao National Prize for Chemical Research 2012, CSIR Technology award 2014, and Infosys prize in Chemical sciences 2014 for his contributions to synthetic organic chemistry.
Prof S Chandrasekhar has developed technologies for the synthesis of the latest anti-tuberculosis drug, bedaquiline; anti-tumor and abortive drug, misoprostol; anti-platelet molecule, beraprost; antidepressive compound, sertralin and drug for treatment of schizophrenia, asenapine. During his lecture, Prof S Chandrasekhar will frame a narrative of the knowledge explosion in terms of science and technology from the 13th to 21st century. Providing a historical perspective, he will describe the evolution of the technology base and the transformation of production and service activities.
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Department of Student Affairs brings another exciting yet thought-provoking Car Designing Contest-2020 for the tech-savvy Generation-Z. An open challenge is given to the students to visualise their dream car and share it with the judges and the spectators. The competition is divided into three categories:
1. Sketch of your dream car.
2. Write up on your dream car.
3. Model of your dream car.
All the students from the first year to the fourth year can participate in the contest. They can project their dream car using a designing software or simple on paper. Moreover, if someone has a flair for writing, they are most welcome to express it through the medium of 100-150 finely crafted words.
As William Blake said,” What is now proved was only imagined”. Being a movie buff or literature enthusiast, you must have come across many high-tech, beautifully designed cars. BATMOBILE, Bond cars, The car in Kingsman movie, Hotwheels cars are some meagre examples of that. Even in Bollywood movies like “Dhoom 3”, we have seen BMW bikes which can change to a speedboat when required. It is now your time to show us how vividly and tactfully you can imagine a car like that. Let your imagination run wild and come up with something extraordinary. Add wings to your dreams and bring out the technical side of you into the open and charge your brains.
So grab the opportunity and get noticed. Fill the google form and submit your files. For any further information or query, you can mail to email@example.com.
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Last Date for submission: November 13, 2020
Announcement of the Winners: November 15, 2020
One of the most popular club of SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh, Photography Society organizes a photography competition “Create or Re-Create” on the Eve of Diwali to uphold the spirit of festivity. Students are urged to refine their skills and take captivating images to win a chance to showcase their creativity to the world. For participating in the contest, students are recommended to send their entries by taking a photograph of any child celebrating Diwali during the pandemic or of artifacts arranged creatively. The images will be evaluated, and the winner will be announced on November 15, 2020. Also, all the photographs will be shared as stories on the Instagram handle of Photography Society.
Last date for sending your entries: November 13, 5:00 PM
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