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Welcome to the Fold

Ms. Pooja N. S. has joined the Department of Computer Science & Engineering as an Assistant Professor. She has obtained a B.E. degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Canara Engineering College and M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering from Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management. Her area of specialization is Computer Science.

Sahyadrian Recruited by Krisam Automation

Rakesh from the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been selected by Krisam Automation Private Limited in the recently held pool campus recruitment drive at Sahyadri.

Quote for the day

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."
- John F. Kennedy

Faculty Development Workshop Held for Faculty Members

A one-day Faculty Development Workshop was inaugurated by Dr. N. K. Vijayan Karippal, Principal, Expert PU College, Valachil, Mangalore & Consultant Educational Psychologist and Dr. R. S. Hiremath, President of the social enterprise Flexitron in the Campus.

Dr. R. S. Hiremath dwelt on the topic “Projects to Products”. He mooted the idea of introduction of Innovation in Engineering Curriculum. He elaborated on its implementation for 4-year undergraduate engineering course: identifying problems, developing “soft concept” at first year level, and in later years creating hard prototype and coming up with a final product. He presented several successful case studies and motivated the faculty to involve themselves in projects.

Dr. R. S. Hiremath is President of a social enterprise named Flexitron which is dedicated to design, manufacture and Frugal innovations of products in alternative energy, aids and appliances for the physically challenged and products for use by the poorest at the bottom of the human pyramid. He has over 300 innovations in varied fields like solar photovoltaic’s, wind energy, LED lighting, empowerment equipments for the rural population, textiles, khadi, ceramics, disability aids, silk, artisan equipment and tools .

He has been conferred with four national awards by the Government of India in the field of innovation, off the four awards three national awards are for the best innovations for the physically challenged.

Mr. Guimbaud Julien, Ms. Pignerol Chloe, and Mr. Gaitepaille Victor, pre-final year students of Ecole des Mines d’Albi, France, who are currently doing their internships at Flexitron shared their experiences in identifying the problems in transporting goods from trucks to shops in crowded market places and coming up with a solution - developing an electric vehicle.

Dr. N. K. Vijayan’s workshop for the faculty members teaching first year students was on ‘Clarity to Connectivity, Classroom Control and Beyond.’ Through the various sessions and activities, he touched upon the various topics of Self-Clarity to Group Connectivity- Seven C’s to Conquer – Clarity, Communication, Control, Commitment, Challenge, Complexity and Connectivity, Discipline- Dealing with a Difference and Behaviour Management systems.

Dr. Vijayan Karippal is a highly sought-after teacher – trainer, innovative teacher, prolific writer and an acclaimed Consultant Educational Psychologist with an experience of two decades. He is a person with international exposure having conducted hundreds of training sessions and workshop all across the country and abroad.

He has three Master Degrees in Applied Psychology, Sociology and English Language and Literature to his credit. He secured the first rank in M.Ed from University of Calicut and has a Doctorate degree in Education from the same University. He is the founder Chairman of ‘ARCH’ (Action for the Right of Children), an organization for the protection of Child Rights.

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