Team “DropTheBayesUnofficial”, mentored by Dr. Ankit Thakkar, Professor, CSE Department, with Student Members: Het Patel, Harshil Tagadiya, Dhruvil Kakadiya from Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, participated in ICPC (International Collegiate Programming Contest) and secured 91st rank among 2000+ teams in ICPC India 2021 Preliminary Online Round and secured 15th rank among 58 teams in ICPC Kanpur 2021 Regional Round. Congratulations to the team.
We are happy to share that one of our alumni was selected to interact with the Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji as the beneficiary of Visvesvaraya PhD scheme during the inauguration of Digital India Week 2022 organised by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. She showcased her PhD research work related to Surveillance Video Summary Generation.
Mr. Maharsh Shah, student of Department of Computer Science and Engineering (Roll Number – 18BCE103) got recognition and the second runner’s up position, at the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards 2022 organized by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Gujarat, for his Start up – “NeoFanTasy” – a blockchain based fan engagement platform for sports clubs and franchises.
Our students actively participate in various activities/competitions at National and International levels and come up with remarkable accolades. They have made exemplary mark at various platforms to showcase their talents and make us proud. The glimpses of remarkable achievement are as follows.
Title of the Paper: BlockCrime: Blockchain and Deep Learning-Based Collaborative Intelligence Framework to Detect Malicious Activities for Public Safety
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: special issue of Blockchain Technology Applied in Accounting for MDPI.
Title of the Paper: Compressive strength prediction of high-strength concrete using machine learning
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: Emergent Materials
Title of the Paper: E-Mixup and Siamese Networks for Musical Key Estimation
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Intelligent Information Systems
Title of the Paper: PHBio: A Pallier Homomorphic Biometric Encryption Scheme
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: Healthcare 4.0 Ecosystems in the 2022 3rd International Conference of Intelligent Engineering and Management (ICIEM-2022), London, UK.
Title of the Paper: A Real-Time Crowdsensing Framework for Potential COVID-19 Carrier Detection Using Wearable Sensors
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: Mathematics, MDPI 10(16), 2927
Title of the Paper: Detecting emotions from human speech: role of gender information
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: IEEE TENSYMP 2022 organized in IIT Bombay
Title of the Paper: Improving the Performance of Sentiment Analysis Using Enhanced Preprocessing Technique and Artificial Neural Network
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (Impact Factor: 13.99)
Title of the Paper: SaTYa: Trusted Bi-LSTM-Based Fake News Classification Scheme for Smart Community
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems
Title of the Paper: 6Blocks: 6G-enabled trust management scheme for decentralized autonomous vehicles
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: Computer Communications Journal, Elsevier (SCI, WoS, IF: 3.167)
Title of the Paper: A Comprehensive Review of the Technological Solutions to Analyse the Effects of Pandemic Outbreak on Human Lives
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: Medicina, MDPI, 58, no. 2: 311. (SCI, Impact Factor: 2.430)
Title of the Paper: Blockchain for IoV in 6G environment: review solutions and challenge
Name of the journal/conference/Seminar: Cluster Computing, Springer (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.809)
Title of the Paper : GVSUM: generic video summarization using deep visual features in Multimedia Tools and Applications by Springer
Mr. Rajesh Gupta, a Full-time Ph.D. scholar, registered under the supervision of Dr Sudeep Tanwar, has been awarded an International Student Grant to the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2021, h-index 67) scheduled to be held at Monreal, Canada.
IEEE ICC 2021 offers International Student Grants (SGs) on a competitive basis to students across the globe who co-authored an accepted paper in the conference and are student members of the IEEE.
Ms. Vishakha Unmesh Jambekar, student of Department of Computer Science and Engineering (Roll number- 19MCEI02) has written a chapter on “Security and Privacy issues in Fog Computing for Healthcare 4.0” of book Fog Computing for healthcare 4.0 Environments. DOI-https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46197-3_12 Publisher Name-Springer, Cham Page numbers- 291-314 (Chapter 12) Edition Number-1. The chapter is published online on August 3, 2020.
Mr. Pranav Gajjar, student of Department of Computer Science and Engineering (Roll number- 18BCE064) has achieved Hall of Fame in United Nations (multiple clickjacking vulnerability), University of Victoria Canada (account takeover vulnerability), appreciation letter from Avans Hogeschool Netherlands (cross site scripting vulnerability) and mail acknowledgement from NCIIPC (National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre), University of Melbourne Australia (directory listing, sensitive file leakage and clickjacking vulnerabilities) for bug bounty hunting and reporting critical vulnerabilities in their websites on 27 June 2020. Recently got an appreciation letter from University of Cambridge for submitting a critical vulnerability and information leakage bug.UN Hall of Fame: https://unite.un.org/content/hall-fame University of Victoria Hall of Fame: https://www.uvic.ca/systems/support/informationsecurity/vulnerabilitydisclosure/index.php.
Mr Vedant Parekh, student of Department of Computer Science and Engineering (Roll number-18BCE144) has completed the Quantum Qiskit challenge organized by IBM Quantum which was a national level competition in india. It is held between 1/8/20 to 15/8/20. He is awarded two certificates from IBM Quantum. He had a rank of 85 in TEAM Completing Variational Quantum Classifier algorithm with accuracy of 75.5 %.
A team of 4 students and their mentor have participated in national level BootaThon organized by IIT Bombay and IIT Kanpur. The team has secured second position in this national event after beating a number of participating teams. They have also received Silver Developer Certificate by the organizers.
Shivam Patel, a final year graduate student has worked with “Mila: The Quebec AI institute” at the University of Montréal in Canada during his summer internship in 2019. He was funded by Microsoft Research Canada. He worked on understanding the economics of climate change. The title his research was “Applying Deep Reinforcement Learning techniques for determining optimal Climate Policy “. Shivam is also a visiting undergraduate researcher at IIT Bombay and working with researchers at University of Toronto Statistics department for a paper in the prestigious NIPS conference.
Team “DropTheBayesUnofficial” from Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, participated in ICPC (International Collegiate Programming Contest) and secured 91st rank among 2000+ teams in ICPC India 2021 Preliminary Online Round and secured 15th rank among 58 teams in ICPC Kanpur 2021 Regional Round.
Coach: Dr. Ankit Thakkar, Professor, CSE Department
Team Tensorfellows of CSE Department, Nirma University bagged the first grand prize (prize money USD 500) in MINeD 2022 hackathon organized by Centre of Excellence in Data Science, CSE Department at Nirma University during March 3-5, 2022.
Team BruteForceForGlory, CSE Dept, IT NU, Nirma University became the first runners up (prize money USD 200) in MINeD 2022 hackathon organized by Centre of Excellence in Data Science, CSE Department at Nirma University during March 3-5, 2022.
The student of Department of Computer Science and Engineering department got recognition and the second runner’s up position, at the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards 2022 organized by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Gujarat, for his Start up – “NeoFanTasy” – a blockchain based fan engagement platform for sports clubs and franchises.
Student has won the Interinstitute Long Jump Competion
Student has won the Interinstitute Shotput Throw Competion
Student has stood 2nd in 100m and 200m race
Student has won Interinstitute Badminton singles title (boys)
Student has won Interinstitute Badminton singles title (girls)
Students have won Interinstitute Badminton doubles title
Students have won Interinstitute Badminton mix-doubles title
Student have taken part in Google Summner of Code ’22 @ Fortran-lang
Mr. Rajesh Gupta- 18FTVPHDE31- honorary Rosalind Member of London Journals Press, UK (Membership ID: #KU50436)
Ms. Divya Mahur- 18BCE106- got selected for GSSOC (Girl Script Summer of Code) 2021 among 20,000 applicants
Ms. Divya Mahur- 18BCE106- got selected in the Impact summit Punjab Hult Prize 2021 and successfully delivered the pitch and got selected in top 6 out of the 100 teams hailing from different sections of neighbouring countries on 20/03/2021 representing Institute of technology Nirma university as Regional finalists.
Ms. Labdhi Sheth- 18BCE101- got selected in the Impact summit Punjab Hult Prize 2021 and successfully delivered the pitch and got selected in top 6 out of the 100 teams
Mr. Rajesh Gupta (18FTVPHDE31)- Top Cited Article in International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley
Mr. Rajesh Gupta (18FTVPHDE31)- awarded an International Student Grant to attend the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2021, h-index 67) scheduled to be held on 14-23 June 2021 at Monreal, Canada.
Ms. Farnazbanu Patel (19MCEI104)- Best Paper Award- Block6Tel: Blockchain-based Spectrum Allocation Scheme in 6G-envisioned Communications
Mr. Rajesh Gupta (18ftvphde31)-Best Paper Award- Block6Tel: Blockchain-based Spectrum Allocation Scheme in 6G-envisioned Communications
Mr. Rajesh Gupta (18ftvphde31)-Best Paper Award- FaitH: Trusted Chain Network for Non-Cooperative D2D Communication Underlying HetNet
Tejal Rathod (20FTPHDE39)- Best Paper Award- FaitH: Trusted Chain Network for Non-Cooperative D2D Communication Underlying HetNet
Jyot Makadiya- – 18BCE088- won the openEDS 2021 deep learning research challenge track 1 3d eye semantic segmentation and placed 3rd on the leaderboard.
Mr. Rajesh Gupta (18ftvphde31)- is in the list of Top 2% of scientists across the globe published by Stanford University.
Ms. Divya Mahur- 18BCE106- has ranked 28th in the domain of design among 4,55,534 candidates who appeared for Embark ESAT by Upraised, National level.
Mr. Maharsh Shah (18BCE103) of the Department of Computer Science got incubated at NASSCOM 10000 Startups for NeoFanTasy – a blockchain based fan engagement platform for sports, media and entertainment.
Mr. Prithvi Sharan (18BCE187)- has published a book Friends Beyond… (released on 22nd March 2021), is nominated for Tck Publishing presented 2022 Reader’s Choice Award
Divyank Jain (Best Paper Award)- Nirma International Conference Of Management (NICOM’2021)
Ms. Kinjal Chaudhari-17FTPHDE21- usion in stock market prediction: A decade survey on the necessity, recent developments, and potential future directions” which has been one of the top 25 most downloaded articles in Information Fusion Journal in the last 90 days.
Mr. Jyot Makadiya- 18BCE088- worldwide rank 99 among 1728 participants in Tabular Playground Series January Data Science programming competition with duration 1 month hosted on Kaggle on 31/01/2021.
Ms. Kinjal Chaudhari-17FTPHDE21 honorary Rosalind Member of London Journals Press (Membership ID: #GA51056)
Team ‘Vaayuputras’ consisting of Myself Chittal Patel (18BCE045) and Dhruvil Dholariya (18BCE054) have emerged as Runners Up in the IBM Hack Challenge 2020 and have received Rs.25000 worth prizes per person each.
IBM organizes this Hack Challenge every year and this year over 4500 teams from all over India participated. The team had to develop a website/app solution for one of the six problem statements given by IBM. They chose “Predicting the energy output of a wind turbine based on weather condition”. All participants had one month to build the solution. They built a website and hosted it on IBM Cloud and for Wind power prediction using Deep Learning Techniques for Time Series forecasting.
Selected in GSoC 2020 under the NumFOCUS organization which maintains and fiscally supports many open source scientific packages like NumPy and MatPlotLib. He will be working on the project statement “Higher Level API for Gaussian Processes and Optimization Methods in PyMC4” this summer.
Divya Mathur and Parth Desai are selected in the top 250 teams all over the country to receive the Facebook scholarship for Open Spark AR Programme by the School Of Innovation from Facebook and SV.CO. They are currently being given industrial exposure and guided by mentors from Facebook to develop a working project in Augmented Reality.
Delivered a TEDx talk at NHC Medical College (March 12, 2018)
Invited Invited to talk on the “History of Calendar” at L.D. Engineering College and it was covered by Divya Bhaskar (March 30, 2018)
Delivered a talk on “Stories of the Universe” at California Institute of Technology, U.S.A. on June 21, 2018.
Two papers in IEEE international Conference.
successfully completed the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Certified Solutions Architect -Associate and AWS certified solutions architect- Professional.
Invited as a speaker in India’s leading Python Conference SCIPY-2017 at IIT Bombay.
Awarded the Student Travel Grant worth US$700, to attend the GLOBECOM Conference to be held from December 9th -13th in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Won best student award by Indian society for technical education (ISTE) Gujarat Section sponsored by R.K University Rajkot.
Won the prestigious computer society prize in the mobile application development competition organized by IEEE.
Awarded high commendation in the committee of Indian national emergency 2016, at international diplomatic conference 2016 at Mumbai.