A session on the latest buzz in the technology world - Internet of Things (IoT) was held at PEC University of Technology. PEC's alumnus Sh. Vinod Sood, Head - Global Delivery and Managing Director, Hughes Systique Corporation, Gurgaon headed the session. The Director, Dr. Manoj K Arora, Coordinator EIC , Head of Departments (Computer Science Engg., Electronics Engg. and Electrical Engg.) , Prof. S.K. Suman along with students made up for an interactive audience. The objective of the session was to create an interface between PEC University of Technology and Industry especially in an IoT Space to share the knowledge for the accelerated growth of the University and the students.
Mr. Vinod Sood interacted with the students highlighting the ongoing Research and Development activities at Hughes Systique. He delivered a talk on corporate overview and importance of Research and Development in various technological field like C-ran, Mesh networking, VoLTE applications. He discussed about the services they offer and elucidated the work done in the domains ranging from wireless systems (5g), connected devices, IoT, multimedia, network applications, enterprise and infrastructure applications, cloud computing etc. He inspired students to follow their passion in various technical areas. He also intends to work in collaboration with PEC on interdisciplinary projects.
Prof Tejinder Singh laid emphasis on research and development projects lead by the Electrical Department like the Arduino Dual axis tracking panel and the solar power smart battery charged controller. He also talked about the kinds of labs that facilitate the process of teaching in his department.
Prof Neena Gupta, HOD- Electronics Department threw light on research initiatives taken up by her department in various field like Photonics, Optical Communication and Wireless Communication. She also presented the vision of Electronics department regarding many sponsored projects which will help students to learn about the ways of the present industry.
Thereafter, Prof Sanjeev Sofat, HOD-CSE Department focused on the areas like Mobile Sensors, Information and Cyber Security. He updated the audience about the developments that took place with the project CARTS(Communication Assisted Road Transportation and Safety System) that aims to improve public transportation through mobile sensing.
This was followed by Sh Sudhendu Bali, Coordinator of the Entrepreneurship and Incubation Cell (EIC), discussing the projects taken up by his club like the Braille printer and the IGNITE project and other initiatives like workshop, seminars and talks with the CEO's of different startups.
At last the Director held the discussion regarding the steps that will be taken to ensure Industry and Academic collaborations for the common benefit of students and companies. The event concluded by presenting a memento to Mr. Vinod Sood for his esteemed presence.