We, SBC of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham had our General Body meeting of this month on 13th March’14. The meeting commenced at 4.40pm with agenda of welcoming new members and sharing milestones of our SBC. Also we had a discussion on upcoming events. Meeting started when our Advisor of SBC, Mr. Srikanth V. (Asst. Professor, EEE Dept.) addressed the gathering and continued with an introduction to IAS SBC and minutes of last meeting by Vice Chair of SBC, Ms. Preethy V Warrier. She gave a brief idea about the annual activities and introduced current Executive Committee to the new members. Continue reading AVV SB IAS Chapter: General Body Meeting→
The second venture of IEEE IAS SBC in 2014 was “Welcome & Award Ceremony and Technical Talk by Mr. Blake Lloyd” held on 23/01/2014. Mr. Blake Lloyd, President IEEE Industry Applications Society and Dr. Peter Magyar, Fellow IEEE, IEEE IAS Chapters and Membership Development Chair were the chief guests for the event. Mr. Murali Krishnan, former chairperson was honored with the “Outstanding Contributions Award” for the exemplary service to the IAS activities of our chapter in the year 2012-‘13, by Mr. Blake Lloyd. Mr Kiran P, former member was honored with the “Academic Excellence Award” by Dr. Peter Magyar, for scoring highest marks among the IAS members in the academic year 2012-‘13. Prize for the winners of “Yauktika” and “Samazya” (contests conducted during 1st Anniversary celebration of IAS SBC) were also distributed. This was followed by the talk on “IAS Benefits and Opportunities” by Dr. Peter Magyar. The morning session ended with the Technical Talk on “Effects of Modern Variable Speed Drives on Motor Winding Insulation” by Mr. Blake Lloyd, President IAS.
After lunch, a boating trip was organized for the IAS members with Mr. Blake Lloyd and Dr. Peter Magyar in the beautiful back waters of Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam. This trip was a new experience and a great opportunity for all the members to interact with guests.
As a part of the Girl’s day celebration at KMEA Engineering College, Ernakulam, Miss Preethy V. Warrier, Secretary, Women In Engineering, (Vice Chair – IAS AVV SBC) was invited as a guest to deliver a talk.
She addressed the gathering on the benefits of IEEE Women in Engineering (WiE), carrier opportunities for the students, the various awards and recognition given by WiE and WiE Student-Teacher and Research (STAR) program. She replied to many queries put forward by the IEEE Student Members and provided various suggestions on how they can better their activities inside and outside the college.
As part of Vidyut ’14, National Level Tech Fest of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, IEEE Student Branch in association with Industry Applications Society conducted a two day workshop on “Energy Efficient Machines” on 30th and 31st Jan, 2014. The sessions were handled by Engineers Ms. Uma S., Mr. Prabhu, and Mr. Muthu Murugan from VI Microsystems, Pvt. Ltd., Chennai. Around 102 students from different branches of Engineering participated for the workshop.
The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. P. S. Chandramohanan Nair, Chairman, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept. of Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri, and Dr. P. Kanakasabapathy, Vice Chairman, , Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept. of Amrita School of Engineering Dept., ASE Kollam. The sessions commenced after the inaugural function. Continue reading AVV SB IAS’s WORKSHOP ON ENERGY EFFICIENT MACHINES→