IIIT-H's ECE Students Bag Best Poster Award at All India Conference

Thu, 03/17/2011 - 08:58 — admin

March 17, 2011

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A IIIT-H students designed poster has been presented the Best Poster Award at the National Conference on Sensors and Actuators 2011.

The all India conference was jointly organized by the Government of India's Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Government of India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), at Kolkata, on March 11-12, 2011.

The poster, titled “A Low Cost Portable Temperature-Moisture Sensing Unit With Improved ANN Based Signal Conditioning For Smart Irrigation Applications”, was authored by B Tech (ECE) students Aman Tyagi, Arrabothu Apoorv Reddy, and Jasmeet Singh, and their guide Dr. Shubhajit Roy Chowdhury, assistant professor with C-VEST.

Dr. Shubhajit was in the news a couple of times in the last six months.

  • Last month, a IIIT-H CSE students' project Aarogyam, mentored by Dr. Shubhajit, received the first prize at the VNR VJIET, Hyderabad organized national level techno symposium. Aarogyam is a software enabled tool for use by semi-literate patients for self diagnosis.
  • Five months ago, under Dr. Shubhajit's guidance, IIIT-H's bachelor's students of ECE won the fourth place at the Finals of the World Embedded Systems Contest 2010 (WESC 2010). The team was recognized for its work, the “Red Eye”, a laser technology based virtual gaming environment, in the finals at Seoul, South Korea.

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