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Computer Science students on week-long IT Tour to IIT Roorkee

Computer Science students on week-long IT Tour to IIT Roorkee
Computer Science students on week-long IT Tour to IIT Roorkee

Bhaderwah: Department of Computer Science & IT, Bhaderwah Campus organized week-long IT Tour for the Students of Department of Computer Science to IIT Roorkee. The week-long tour was organized in collaboration with iHUB, Divyasampark, IIT Roorkee.

The Students of Computer Science were accompanied by Dr. Jatinder Manhas I/C Head Computer science Bhaderwah Campus who put a lot of efforts in making necessary arrangements for the trip along with Dr. Manish, CEO, iHUB, Divya Sampark, IIT Roorkee.

During the weeklong trip , Dr Jatinder Manhas hailed the proactive support from Dr. Manish. Anand and his team members including Mr. Prateek Sharma and Ms. Lalita “He has not only helped in the management of this tour but also agreed to setup an advanced lab at Bhaderwah campus on three state-of-the-art-technologies i.e. Drone technology, IoT and AR/VR technology under iHUB Divyasampark, IIT Roorkee banner,”

Dr Jatinder Manhas also informed that it were due to the unending support of Dr Manish that iHUB, Divya Sampark, IIT Roorkee signed a formal MoU along with Rector, Bhaderwah Campus, Prof. Rahul Gupta. “This tour would not have been such a success without the active and ever ready support of Rector, Bhaderwah Campus. His supportive nature has been a source of constant motivation for all the employees of the campus,” he added

He further said that Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu, Prof. Umesh Rai has played an equally important role in motivating the department in carrying research in interdisciplinary fields as he has been a constant supporter of the same.

Coming to the tour:
The group comprised of 16 students, I/c Head, Dr. Jatinder Manhas, and Ms. Ayushi Kotwal, all from the Department of CS & IT, Bhaderwah Campus. During their visit, the group interacted with members of the Dtown Robotics Private Limited, which is a startup, that works in the area of drone and robot manufacturing.

The students learned about the application areas of the drone and also learned, how to fly drones on a simulator. Thereafter, the students visited Robotics lab of the iHUB, Divyasampark, established at the Noida Campus of IIT Roorkee. The students also learned about how to make robots and also about the working and application areas of a walking robot.

Dr. Manish Anand apprised the students about the different schemes and scholarships that one can get while pursuing his/her research. Along with this, he also shared his immense knowledge on some of the state-of-the-art-technologies, i.e., blockchain technology, cyber security, IoT, Drones, etc with the participants.

The students also interacted with Dr. Partha Pratim Roy from the CSE Department, IIT Roorkee.
Dr. Partha shared his vast research experience with the participants and also allowed the students to interact with his research scholars. This helped the students to get insights of the level of research activities/efforts done at such a premier institute of the country and also motivated them for building similar kind of research aptitude.

After this, the students visited the Fermicron lab in the Department of CSE, IIT Roorkee. The lab has been built under the startup project for making drones for farmers. This motivated the students to think about building their own startups. Finally, before leaving, the students and other participants took a tour of the important sites at the main campus of IIT Roorkee.

Dr. Prateek from iHUB Divyasampark, IIT Roorke was the coordinator for the whole trip. During which, the students learned a lot about new and emerging technologies, and got a chance to interact with some of the highly eminent faculty members and research scholars from IIT Roorkee.


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Computer Science students on week-long IT Tour to IIT Roorkee