PEC Students Display Innovative Projects at Open House 2019

Career Development and Guidance Centre (CDGC) of Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh in association with American Express and Punjab Engineering College Old Students Association (PECOSA) raised the curtains for the Open House on 15th April, 2019.

The Open House is a programme aimed to create more awareness regarding science and its implications in daily life. It is a two-day programme that aims to exhibit the groundbreaking research work, student achievements, innovative projects, and showcase numerous advanced facilities and laboratories at PEC. Projects on display were from different streams and PEC chapters of various international societies including ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). Besides the technical prowess at display, the various cultural clubs of the institute including the Editorial Boards, Rotaract, Art and Photography Club (APC), and the Entrepreneurship and Incubation Cell (EIC) also highlighted their achievements.

With a prize money of Rs. 1,35,000 on offer, 43 projects were displayed on the 1st day of Open House. Dignitaries from American Express, including Ms. Harleen Bindra, Director Service Delivery, Ms. Preeti Jain, Engineering Director (Global Consumer Services Tech.), Ms. Shreay Kapur, Campus Recruiter and Employment Branding Specialist along with PECOSA delegate Mr. Lalit Singla, Senior Project Manager, Infosys were part of the project evaluation panel.

The first day ended at 5:30 in the evening with a promise of an exciting and rejuvenating second day, when winners will be announced following words of wisdom from Dr. Dheeraj Sanghi, Director, PEC and other dignitaries. On the second day the projects will be on display for visiting students from various schools of tri-city. This exercise will help demystify engineering for the tricity’s future innovators and inspire them to create cutting edge projects that solve real, pressing problems.

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