Computer Science and Engineering discipline has a great ecosystem of meritorious students, competent faculty and high end infrastructure for creating a conducive environment for academics and research. This facilitates the nurturing of students for a holistic development.
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.
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 ‘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.