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4MAY, 2024

Honouring Achievements: College and Placement Day Celebration

On the 4th of May 2024, at 5:00 PM, Saturday, Chettinad College of Engineering & Technology joyfully celebrated its College Day and Placement Day.

Mr. Kamalavel Rajendran, CEO of Mallow Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Karur, and Mr. Vijayakumar Thavamani, an esteemed alumnus of Chettinadtech and Staff Software Engineer at Vantiva Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, graced the event as Chief Guests. Dr. A. Punitha, Principal, presided over the function, reviewing and highlighting the achievements of the college. Dr. V. Hariprasath, Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, extended a warm welcome to the gathering.

Mr. Kamalavel Rajendran and Mr. Vijayakumar Thavamani urged students to develop their employability skills to get job opportunities and explained the vast scope of opportunities available for engineers. 91.44% of final-year students (121 out of 303 offers), who secured positions in esteemed firms through both on-campus and off-campus recruitment drives, received their placement offer letters from both the Chief Guests and the Principal.

Dr. S. Dharmalingam, HOD, MBA, expressed gratitude to the guests, Principal, Heads of Departments, faculty and staff across departments, parents, students, and representatives from the press and media for their support and cooperation.

Mr. B. Sathishkumar, the Administrative Officer, along with the event coordinators, ensured the smooth execution of the program. Every teaching and non-teaching member contributed significantly to the successful organisation of the event.

27April, 2024

Our 16th Annual Sports Day

The Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology, Karur, successfully held its 16th Annual Sports Day on Saturday, April 27, 2024. The event was a great success, with enthusiastic participation and a strong spirit of competition.

The Chief Guest was our alumnus, Ms. Sabarithaa Shankar, who graduated from ECE Chettinad Tech, Tamilyogini. She had represented India for four years, winning many gold medals in national and international competitions. Dr. A. Punitha, the College Principal, extended a warm welcome to Sabarithaa Shankar, along with students, faculty, and members of the media.

During her address, Sabarithaa Shankar delivered an inspiring speech emphasising the importance of sports and fitness in shaping well-rounded individuals. She presented awards to the winners of various sporting contests and shared her personal journey in athletics. She also encouraged students to strike a balance between academics and sports, stressing their importance for achieving success in life.

Mr. P. Sivamuthu, Director of Physical Education, presented the annual report for the 2023 −24 Sports Day. And N. Narenthiran, final year CSE, proposed the vote of thanks. The smooth execution of the event is credited to the efforts of Mr. B. Sathishkumar, Administrative Officer and event coordinator, along with all the dedicated staff members.

The 16th Annual Sports Day featured various sports competitions, allowing students to showcase their talents and competitive spirit. Cultural performances added to the festive atmosphere, fostering a sense of camaraderie and college spirit.

15March, 2024

YUKTHI 2024: Talent Meet for Arts and Science Graduates

YUKTHI’24, a one−day Talent Meet for Arts and Science Graduates, is the flagship event of the Department of Management Studies. Held on March 15th, 2024, it attracted 900 dynamic and energetic managerial minds from various Arts and Science Colleges. Serving as a platform to showcase students’hidden talents, this entirely student−organised event allows Management students to enrich their knowledge with valuable experiences. The function was inaugurated by our Principal, and judges for the events were invited from government arts and science colleges.

The competitions were open to all undergraduate students from various streams. The competitions included Group Dance, AdZap, Collage, James Bond, Business Quiz, Tamil Elocution, and MudhalvanVirudhu, specifically designed for the toppers.

During the valedictory function, Mr. E.J. Velumani, Chief Manager of KVB, Karur Central Branch, Karur, along with the Principal, released the souvenir SADHANA 2024 of the Management Studies department. Mr. N. Murugesan presented the report of YUKTHI 2024, expressing gratitude to sponsors for their support and participants for their attendance.

The day ended with the distribution of certificates and cash prizes to the event winners and participation certificates to all participants in YUKTHI 2024.

Programme Coordinator: Dr. A. Padmapriya, Professor/MBA

15March, 2024

YUKTHI 2024: Talent Meet for Arts and Science Graduates

YUKTHI’24, a one−day Talent Meet for Arts and Science Graduates, is the flagship event of the Department of Management Studies. Held on March 15th, 2024, it attracted 900 dynamic and energetic managerial minds from various Arts and Science Colleges. Serving as a platform to showcase students’hidden talents, this entirely student−organised event allows Management students to enrich their knowledge with valuable experiences. The function was inaugurated by our Principal, and judges for the events were invited from government arts and science colleges.

The competitions were open to all undergraduate students from various streams. The competitions included Group Dance, AdZap, Collage, James Bond, Business Quiz, Tamil Elocution, and MudhalvanVirudhu, specifically designed for the toppers.

During the valedictory function, Mr. E.J. Velumani, Chief Manager of KVB, Karur Central Branch, Karur, along with the Principal, released the souvenir SADHANA 2024 of the Management Studies department. Mr. N. Murugesan presented the report of YUKTHI 2024, expressing gratitude to sponsors for their support and participants for their attendance.

The day ended with the distribution of certificates and cash prizes to the event winners and participation certificates to all participants in YUKTHI 2024.

Programme Coordinator: Dr. A. Padmapriya, Professor/MBA

9March, 2024

VYUHAA’24- INTERDEPARTMENTAL CULTURAL FEST

Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology, Karur, hosted VYUHAA’24, an Interdepartmental Cultural Fest, on March 9th, 2024, at the college premises, inaugurated by the Principal.

The event featured a variety of competitions, including individual dance, solo singing, mimicry, craftwork, face painting, group dance, fireless cooking, short film, mime, and instrumental music, showcasing the enthusiastic participation and talent of the students.

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering won the overall trophy, with prizes presented by our Principal and Program Coordinators to the competition winners.

Mr. B. Sathish Kumar, the Administrative Officer, along with Program Coordinators Dr. J. Kavitha, Mr. S. Ragul, Dr. B. Balasubramanian, Ms. P. Nagarani Sobana, and all staff members, diligently organised and ensured the grand success of this fest.

24Feb, 2024

AMD Pervasive AI Developer Workshop

AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) ranks second only to Nvidia globally with respect to AI hardware. AMD invites AI developers to create innovative projects on select AMD hardware and compete in three exciting categories: Generative AI, Robotics AI, and PC AI.

The Shooting Stars Foundation (SSF), USA, is helping students who require financial assistance to pursue their education.

In collaboration with SSF, the Department of AI and DS conducted an AMD Pervasive AI Developer workshop on our campus on February 24, 2024. A total of 300 students participated.

Mr. Bharat Pechetti, resource person from AMD, delivered the keynote lecture about AMD high-performance computing processors and AMD AI software used in high-performance computing applications.

Ms. Shuba Bhat, resource person from SSF, provided insights into the submission procedure for the AMD AI contest idea. Following this, Mr. Bharat offered technical guidance to the students.

As a result of this workshop, 94 teams comprising 270 students from the departments of AI&DS, CSE, ECE, EEE, and Mech submitted their ideas on the AMD AI contest website.

24Feb, 2024

Open Day Visit: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

The Enrichment Committee of ChettinadTech organised a one-day Open Day visit to the prestigious Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, on February 24, 2024. Twenty-two students from the first year of BE and BTech, representing various departments such as CSE, ECE, AI and DS, and Mechanical, accompanied by two dedicated staff members, immersed themselves in this enriching experience.

Throughout the day, esteemed faculty members, research scholars, and master students captivated our delegation with insightful presentations, unveiling the wide array of academic programmes offered at IISc. Visionary researchers at IISc showcased their ongoing projects and revolutionary technologies, demonstrating ground breaking discoveries that push the boundaries of knowledge.

The exhibitions provided glimpses into the cutting-edge research landscape at IISc, highlighting its significant contributions across diverse realms of science and technology.

Students embarked on immersive expeditions through various departments, exploring the frontiers of Computer Science and Automation, Instrumentation, Materials Engineering, Electronics, Computational Sciences, and the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering (CeNSE).

This rendezvous with IISc on Open Day 2024 served as a catalyst for our budding engineers, igniting their passion for academic excellence, research ingenuity, and a steadfast commitment to propel our nation forward. Here's to a future brimming with innovation, driven by the aspirations of our young minds as they navigate towards transformative discoveries and societal impact.

10Jan, 2024

One Day Hands on Workshop on Prototyping your way into Web Design

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering conducted a one-day hands-on workshop on Prototyping Your Way into Web Design.

Mr. Rajkumar, Head of CSE welcomed the gathering and introduced the Chief Guest, Mr.Jayasurya Gnanavel, Founder and CEO of Cybernaut, Chennai.

Mr. Jayasurya conducted a hands-on training session focused on web development, specifically covering the WordPress application. During the session, he provided insights into industry requirements and expectations for emerging engineers. Additionally, he offered valuable guidance on interview preparation and project development.

To enhance their development skills, students were assigned various tasks to be completed as a team. All students actively participated in the training session, contributing to its success.

29Dec, 2023

Heritage Visit

As per the Anna University syllabus, a self-help trip aimed at rediscovering Tamil heritage was arranged for the first-year BE-Electrical and Electronics Engineering students of Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology on December 29, 2023, as a component of the GE3151: Heritage of Tamil course.

The students visited the Sri Ratinakriswarar temple in Kulithalai Ayyarmalai, Karur district, where they learned about the temple's history, ancient Tamil traditions, and Chola-era inscriptions through interactions with the temple authorities. They also explored the ancient Tamil scripts engraved on the temple rocks. This experience provided the students with an opportunity for a deeper understanding of Tamil heritage.

27Dec, 2023

Heritage Visit

On December 27, 2023, our I - Year ECE students explored the Arulmigu Kalyana Pasupatheswarar Temple and Karuvoor Chera Archaeological Site Museum as part of their 'GE3151 Heritage of Tamil' course.

At the Kalyana Pasupatheswarar Temple, they gained insights into the structure of the temple, architectural styles, ancient inscriptions, and various statues inside.

Additionally, the visit to the Karuvoor Chera Archaeological Site Museum provided an opportunity to observe archaeological objects from the Karur region and to learn the history of the Mutumakal Thali, Suduman Doll, Nadukal, Porkosukal, and more, enriching their understanding of Tamil heritage.

16Dec, 2023

Embracing Excellence: Chettinad Engineering College Celebrates 12th Graduation Ceremony

The Chettinad Engineering & Technology College celebrated its 12th graduation ceremony on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at the college campus in Puliyur, Tamil Nadu. The event marked a significant milestone for the graduating class, and it was a day filled with inspiration and well wishes.

Dr. A. Punitha, Principal of Chettinad Engineering College, welcomed the distinguished guests and graduates, setting the stage for a momentous occasion to celebrate the achievements of the students.

Mrs. Geetha Muthiah, Chancellor of Chettinad Academy and trustee of the Group of Institutions and Service Entities, presided over the ceremony. She commended the dedication of the students and encouraged them to embrace a lifelong learning mindset.

The keynote address was delivered by Mr. Boopathi Balasubramanian, Associate Director of UBS AG Singapore. His speech focused on the vital qualities of perseverance and a global perspective in today's world. Mr. Balasubramanian stressed the significance of staying informed about new knowledge and being adaptable in the ever-evolving landscape of modern industries.

The highlight of the ceremony was the conferral of degrees, where students were recognised for their academic achievements. Special attention was given to those who excelled in Anna University examinations, showcasing the dedication and hard work of the graduating class.

The college staff, led by administrator Mr. B. Sathishkumar, meticulously organised the ceremony, ensuring a memorable occasion for graduates and their families.

The college also acknowledged the dedication and leadership of the Programme Coordinators, Dr. S. Dharmalingam and Sr. Assistant Professor Mr. P. Pandi, whose work was instrumental in the success of the graduating class.

The event was the culmination of the hard work and dedication of both students and faculty, marking a significant milestone in the lives of the graduating class.

As these young engineers embark on their professional journeys, Chettinad College remains their steadfast supporter, wishing them success in all their future endeavours.

15-16Dec, 2023

Field Trip

On November 15th and 16th, 2023, second-year students of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science went on a two-day field trip to YASKAWA and ASTRATEK PRECISION MANUFACTURER PVT.LTD. in Bangalore.

During the visit, the students gained hands-on experience observing the actions of both robots and cobots, guided by engineers. The engineers provided practical insights into Robot Axis and Assembly through PowerPoint presentations.

The trip included visits to two units, namely the Production Unit and the ROBOT Unit. In the Production Unit, students learned about how ECE, EEE, and Mechanical engineers work, particularly with sensors.

The application of algorithm-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) using IoT and Big Data in the ROBOT Unit was highlighted during the visit. This technological integration not only enhanced the students' understanding but also opened up placement opportunities for them in the future.

The field trip instilled a sense of pride in students, reinforcing their identity as engineering professionals and providing a good learning experience.

14Dec, 2023

Shaping a Sustainable Future

The ChettinadTech green energy cell and the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering conducted a one-day intra-level event, Shaping a Sustainable Future, on December 14, 2023.

This contest was open to all currently enrolled first- and second-year students at our college. Two students per team and a total of 25 teams registered for this event. This event aims to promote the adoption of green energy practices and raise awareness about renewable energy sources among the students. It motivates them to take individual and collective actions that contribute to a more sustainable future in their personal and professional lives.

In the Greenovation Junction event, teams presented simple ideas to make their campus or community more sustainable. Participants also created craft items using only recycled materials, which encouraged creativity while reinforcing the concept of upcycling.

The juries of this event, Dr. M. Kumar, HoD/ECE, and Dr. K. P. Senthilnathan, HoD/Civil, evaluated the students presentation and recycled crafts.

In the Greenovation Junction event, I-AI&DS Mr. Rajalingam won the first prize for AI Robots, and I-ECE Mr. Mohana Akishek and Deepak M. A. won the second prize for E-Waste and I-EEE. Nandhakumar S. and Gokul R. won the third prize for wireless electricity.

The vote of thanks was given by Mr. N. Vijayasarathi, HoD/EEE of Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology. He thanked the juries, student coordinators, and all the participants for their valuable contributions and support towards making the event a success.

Convener: Mr. N. Vijayasarathi Student Coordinators: Ms. P. Nageshwari, 2nd Year EEE and Ms. S. Nathiya, 2nd Year EEE

1Dec, 2023

Industrial Visit

Industrial visits provide students with an insight into the real working environment, including workstations, plants, assembly lines, machines, and systems, and allow them to interact with highly trained and experienced personnel.

On December 1, 2023, I - Year B.E.-CSE and BTech.-AI&DS students, accompanied by faculty of The Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology, visited the Chettinad Cement Corporation, Karikkali Unit.

A warm reception was given to the students and faculty by the hospitality team at the premises. A lucid presentation about the company and the cement manufacturing process was given by the technical crew in their AV hall.

A simple demonstration of various tests on cement properties like specific gravity, initial and final setting times, consistency limits, etc. was given in their state-of-the-art laboratory.

The advanced lab method of analysing the structure of cement and its composition with X-ray diffraction was also exhibited in a 3-minute test, and their graphical results were well explained.

Students were permitted in their research and development lab, where novel and eco-friendly materials were used in the making of concrete specimens. Lightweight aggregates like sintered ash and bloated clay were shown to the students.

In the cement manufacturing process, the process of pulverising the clinkers and mixing with gypsum was shown. Huge cylindrical silos were used for their storage, and their capacity was shown and explained.

The final phase of the visit was taking the students to their packing section. Students had the real-time experience of viewing the cement from silos being filled in standard packs, sealed, and transferred to the storing yard through conveyor belts.

It was indeed a great opportunity for the students to interact with cement industry experts. This visit provided students with a chance to meet industry leaders and professionals who share their wisdom, learning, and experiences.

1Dec, 2023

One Day Workshop on Women’s Personal Safety and Self Defence

On December 1, 2023, the Women Empowerment Cell (WEC) at Chettinad College of Engineering & Technology organised a "One-day Workshop on Women's Personal Safety and Self Defence" for female students.

Mr. E.R. Sanmugasuntharam, a 4th Dan Black Belt from the International Silambam Federation of Malaysia, National Coach and Referee in India, Tamilnadu State Director, Goju Kan Karate of India, Erode, was the chief guest.

During the workshop, Mr. Sanmugasuntharam, assisted by Mr. Ratheshkumar, 4 th Dan Black Belt and Mr. M. Raja, 2nd Dan Black Belt in Karate, conducted training sessions on women's personal safety and self-defense. The female students received instruction on utilising common objects like handbags, hairpins, and shawls as safety tools. The importance of personal safety and self-defence was covered in detail.

The programme, attended by over 135 students, commenced with a welcome address by Ms. M. Hemala of First MBA, followed by the guest talk and a vote of thanks.

The workshop proved to be informative, relevant, and engaging, with Prof. Dr. A. Padmapriya, the Chief Mentor of the Women Empowerment Cell, and Mentor Prof. Dr. J. Kavitha, along with WEC members, coordinating the event.

30Nov, 2023

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES: CAMS MEET−2023

A healthy competition encourages students to do their best, not just good enough. Competing encourages students to be more inquisitive, conduct independent research, and collaborate with others. They will go above and beyond what is expected of them. As a result, they are prepared for a variety of future situations.

On November 30, 2023, we organised a National Level Management Meet for MBA students called "CAMS MEET-2023." We conducted six different events, which are:

1.Best Manager
2.Business Quiz
3.Ad-Zap
4.Stock War
5.HR Games
6.Corporate Walk

358 students from 21 different colleges in and around Tamil Nadu participated.

Overall Winners: NPR College of Engineering and Technology

28Nov, 2023

Heritage Visit: Rathinagiriswarar Temple

As per the university curriculum, a self-guided trip aimed at rediscovering Tamil heritage was organised for the first-year BE-Mechanical students on November 28, 2023, as a part of the GE3151: Heritage of Tamil course.

Students visited the Sri Rathinagiriswarar temple located in Kulithalai Ayyarmalai, Karur district. There, they learned about the temple's history, ancient Tamil traditions, and Chola-era inscriptions from the temple authorities. They also explored the ancient Tamil scripts engraved on the temple rocks.

This trip provided a valuable opportunity for the students to deepen their understanding of Tamil heritage and its rich historical significance.

14Nov, 2023

Children’s Day Rally

The Social Welfare clubs at ChettinadTech joined a rally organised by the Karur Collectorate and Children’s Welfare Department in celebration of Children’s Day. By participating in this event, our college volunteers demonstrated a strong commitment to the welfare and development of children in society.

With 123 dedicated volunteers from our college participating, the rally played a crucial role in raising awareness about important issues related to children’s safety and development. In addition to showcasing our commitment, our volunteers sent a powerful message about the importance of supporting and advocating for children.

We applaud all the volunteers for their active participation and commitment to promoting the welfare and development of children.

04Nov, 2023

IC Engine to E-Vehicle Conversion

On November 4, 2023, the ChettinadTech Mechanical Department conducted a workshop on 'IC Engine to E-Vehicle Conversion' for Mechanical Engineering students.

In this workshop, students gained insights into the latest advancements in the e-vehicle industry, which is crucial for staying updated in a rapidly evolving field. The hands-on training experience is invaluable as it provides students with practical knowledge and skills, making them better equipped for real-world applications.

E-vehicle conversion involves a mix of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts, making it a great way to promote interdisciplinary learning. These workshops also engage faculty members, allowing them to impart their expertise and stay informed about industry trends, ultimately benefiting the students.

Such workshops often provide opportunities for students to connect with professionals and experts in the field, which can be helpful for career development. E-vehicle conversion aligns with sustainability goals and promotes awareness of environmental issues, making it a relevant topic in today's world.

Overall, such workshops play a vital role in enhancing the educational experience, fostering innovation, and preparing students for future careers in emerging fields like e-vehicle technology.

03Nov, 2023

Know Your Automobile − Demonstration Session

The Social Welfare Club of ChettinadTech organised a Demonstration Session on "Know Your Automobile" for the students of Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Velliyanai, on November 3, 2023.

Mr.K. Rajasekar, Senior Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, played a crucial role in explaining the components of a motorcycle and its operation in an easy-to-understand way. The session covered essential components such as the engine, carburetor, gear box, clutch, and cylinder, providing valuable insights to the students.

It was an informative and successful event that attracted approximately 92 students in the twelfth and eleventh grades. Students received compliments and appreciation for their active participation in the session, which can be an encouragement to explore and better understand the world of automobiles in the future.

Such initiatives can enhance students' knowledge and spark their interest in mechanical engineering.

28OCT, 2023

Mental Wellness and Growth Mindset

On October 3rd and 4th, a session on Mental Wellness and Growth Mindset was conducted for I − Year BE/B.Tech students. The sessions were conducted by Ms. Mahashweta S., Wellness Head, Chettinad Education and Services, Chennai.

The Welcome Address and Chief Guest introduction were given by Mr. S. Raja, AP/English, and Ms. Sahaana S, II year AI&DS.

During the session, Ms. Mahashweta extended a warm welcome to all the first-year students and commended them for embarking on a new life journey. She underscored the significance of the four years of study for creating new chapters in their lives, attaining their goals, and personal growth. To engage with the students, she assigned a task to reflect on those individuals who had helped them get to college. The students eagerly participated and shared their responses.

Next, she presented another task: turning to the person sitting to their right and discussing their life dreams and aspirations. Ms. Mahashweta then interacted with the students on this topic. Later, Ms. Mahashweta moved on to the main topic, "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People." She eloquently elaborated on the key principles from the book and their relevance in both personal and professional lives. She also emphasised the importance of integrating one's body, mind, heart, and soul in daily life to achieve their goals. The sessions were highly informative and engaging, offering practical insights into self-improvement and effectiveness for the students.

The sessions came to an end with a vote of thanks by Mr. S. Raja, AP/English, and Ms. Sahaana S, II year AI&DS.

20OCT, 2023

Navratri Celebration − Uniting Faith And Culture

Participating in festivals brings joy, faith, devotion, and unity to all. From October 18th to October 20th, 2023, the Cultural Committee of ChettinadTech organised a Navratri celebration. Each day, students and faculty gathered in the CCET Auditorium, where students showcased their cultural talents.

On the final day, the II MBA students performed a captivating drama portraying the story of Maheshasuran and also the significance of Navratri. Students from other departments also presented a range of cultural performances. A heartfelt prayer concluded the day, reinforcing the unity and spirit of the gathering.

15OCT, 2023

Kalam Awards Competition

The Kalam Awards Competition named after the visionary, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, celebrates innovation, scientific temperament, and excellence. Our students understood the importance of participating in this competition, given its significance in promoting the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship among young minds. On September 31, 2023, three teams from the III - Year CSE department presented their ideas at the IFET Engineering College, Villupuram. These projects demonstrated their dedication to addressing important societal issues and making a positive impact on our community.

It gives us great pride to announce that their efforts and innovations were recognised at the Kalam Awards Competition. Three teams (12 members) were honoured with the prestigious Young Achiever Award at Anna University, Chennai, on October 15, 2023, a testament to the team's dedication, creativity, and passion for making a difference.

Our department is proud of this achievement and looks forward to building on this success to make an even greater impact on our community and beyond.

Young Achiever Award:

1).MATHAN RAJ.M,
2).GIRIRAAJ.L,
3).KARTHIKEYAN M,
4).HEMASUNDAR.U,
5).MONISH M,
6).THANIGAIVEL J,
7).THEJESH BHAGAVANTH G,
8).SASINATH D,
9).VIJAY SARATHI.G,
10).SIBI.S,
11).VENKATESH S,
12).JEEVANANTHAM N.

11OCT, 2023

AI&DS Students Association Inauguration

On October 11, 2023, we held the Student Association Inaugural Function for our Association of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. The welcome address was given by Ms. S. Sahaana, II − Year, AI&DS, and the Chief Guests were introduced by Ms. P. Devalekka, II − Year, AI&DS.

The event started with the introduction of the association committee members.

Er. N. Sreekumar, Sr. Manager, Sales and Marketing, Drives and Motion Control, Yaskawa India, one of the Chief Guests, spoke about the company and its vision for 2025, as well as insights into making automated factories through Industry 4.0.

Er. S. Sathiya Murthy, Assistant General Manager, Pan India Operations, Yaskawa India, the other Chief Guest, spoke about Yaskawa Pvt Ltd., Chennai, a global Japanese company that has been manufacturing DC motors since 1915. He discussed the history of robotics and mechatronics, the significance of mechatronics as a trademark, the process of creating collaborative robots and industrial robots, and the workings of robotic systems. He also talked about the company's involvement in producing thermostats and sensors and its position in India for supplying robots.

A video clip was shown, demonstrating how robots can efficiently perform tasks, including SCARA and ARTI robots. Robots have been employed in various fields such as paper production, oil and gas, streaming, and machinery, including GMA and robotic welding. Notably, the use of Film Measuring technology (FMT) in painting cars and other materials was highlighted, along with an explanation of its advantages.

The discussions provided valuable insights, and video clips showcased how robots can outperform humans in various tasks. Students gained knowledge about 7-axis and 15-axis robots.

The vote of thanks was delivered by Mr. R. Sarathi, II − Year, AI&DS.

9OCT, 2023

Mechanical Department Association Inauguration

The Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted the inauguration function of our Mechanical Engineering Students Association (MESA) on October 9, 2023. The Chief Guest was Mr. S. Baskaran, Founder and Promoter of Gallberry Academy, Coimbatore.

The inaugural function started with the welcome address by our department HOD Mr. V. Hariprasath. Office bearers of the MESA association for the academic year 2023−2024 were introduced by our department Association In-Charge, Mr.K. Rajasekar.

Mr. Soundarajan P. III - Year, Mech, introduced the Chief Guest to the audience. Hosting a Guest Lecture on "Opportunities in Mechanical Design/Validation for Fresh Engineers" with Mr. S. Baskaran as the chief guest was a great way to provide valuable insights to our students and help them understand the current trends and requirements in the field of design engineering.

It was an enriching experience for our students and faculty members to have such an accomplished figure in the field of mechanical engineering share insights and expertise. It was an informative and inspiring event for all, and we gained valuable insights in the field of Mechanical Design/Validation. Finally, the vote of thanks was given by Mr. Mohammed Jafar Sadiq K.A. III - Year, Mech..

The entire function was organised and conducted by the office-bearers of the MESA Association.

9OCT, 2023

CAMS Inauguration Programme - 2023

The Department of Management Studies organised the inauguration of the Chettinad Association of Management Studies (CAMS) on October 9, 2023.

Mr. R. Surya Prakash, II - MBA (Chairman of CAMS), delivered the welcome address. Ms. R. Kiruthika, I- MBA introduced the Chief Guest, Ms. Deepa Mohanraj, M.Sc. Psychology, Founder & Director, Kaumaram Prashanthi Academy, Coimbatore.

The Chief Guest recounted her personal journey, highlighting her experiences with societal issues including social isolation, emotional stress, depression, grief, and financial difficulties. Her message to our students was to avoid over analysing and overthinking everything in life. She encouraged them to simply feel gratitude and move on with their lives. This session proved to be very inspiring and engaging for our MBA students.

Ms. D. Karthiga, II- MBA (Secretary of CAMS), delivered the vote of thanks.

6,7OCT, 2023

Data Visualization using Python & R Programming

The Association of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science organised a 2-day hands-on training session on Data Visualisation using Python and R Programming on 6th and 7th October 2023.

The Chief Guest was Dr. S. Sakthi Vinayagam, ASP/CSE, JCT College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore.

Ms. S. Sahaana, II - Year AI&DS, welcomed the gathering and introduced the Chief Guest. The chief guest started the hands-on training with various tools, such as Spyder and Jupyter. He provided a thorough explanation of the Spyder tool and demonstrated the ability to write various programmes for linking Excel files with extensions xls and xlsx. Simultaneously, he created HTML tags in Notepad with the extension html and linked them using the Jupyter tool.

The first-day session was highly informative, particularly about Spyder and its various concepts. He briefly covered coding for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, showcasing the extensive functionality of coding. He created console coding for a student database and converted it into xlsx files, which proved to be very useful.

The second session was dedicated to the 'R' programming language, where he covered the basics of the language and demonstrated how to write simple code. He also explained how to create different types of charts for dataset exploration. Graphs were created for various datasets, and he elaborated on concepts like if, else, nested if, and function calling. All these concepts were not only useful but also sparked interest among the participants for practical applications in the laboratory.

Overall, the resource person provided thorough explanations, and the participants gained valuable skills in the fields of Data Visualization and 'R' programming. The session ended with a vote of thanks by Mr. S. Dhanush, II − Year AI&DS.

7OCT, 2023

Wildlife Week Celebration

At the Wildlife Week Celebration organised by the Tamil Nadu Forest Department, Karur, 18 participants from Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology showcased their exceptional skills and passion for the environment at the competitions held on October 7, 2023, at the Government Arts College, Karur.

We are immensely proud of our students for their outstanding achievements and for representing our college so well. Furthermore, these achievements showcase our commitment to fostering talent across different fields at our institution.

Photography: First Place: II - ECE - M. Arsath Ansari, Third Place: IV - CSE - J. Ansari

Essay Writing: First Place: - II - ECE - N. Thanveer Ahamed

Drawing: Third Place: - II - ECE - M. Megarnisha Begum

Congratulations to the winners for their outstanding performances, and let's continue supporting and encouraging their creative and intellectual pursuits!

5,6 & 7OCT, 2023

Outbound Training Programme

Outbound Training is an action- and activity-based behavioural training intervention based on the experiential learning methodology of "learning by doing" and "hands-on experience" and includes activities that engage participants in outdoor, adventure, and team-building activities that result in desired learning outcomes. A specified amount of time is given for participants to complete tasks or activities in the teams they have been assigned.

This is designed to help MBA students expose their skill sets to the outside world, as they need practical exposure and decision-making skills.

The Outbound training programme was organised by Cluster Circle and the Vanaprasatha team at Palamalai, Coimbatore, for our II − Year MBA students on October 5, 6, and 7, 2023. 54 students and 3 staff members from the institute participated in the training programme under the leadership of Mr.Sudharsan and Mr. Suresh.

On the 6th of October, the day commenced with a self-introduction session and warm-up exercises, followed by an activity called "Converging Acid River." This activity aimed to enhance the students' teamwork and critical thinking skills. In the afternoon, students enjoyed adventure activities such as rope climbing and huddle crossing.

Moving on to the 7th, the day began with another warm-up session and progressed to an adventure activity called "Rope Sliding." Later on, students participated in a series of team-building exercises.

29 SEP, 2023

Brahmastra 2023 – State-Level Technical Symposium

Brahmastra 2023, a state-level technical symposium, was organised at Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology, Puliyur.

The welcome address was given by B. Purvashree, Year II, ECE department.

Dr. A. Punitha, the College Principal, inaugurated the seminar.

Dr. K. Rajkumar, Assistant Professor and Special Guest, emphasised the significance of technical symposiums and the intellectual contributions of the students. He encouraged the students to develop their leadership qualities and personal skills.

The symposium saw participation of 400+ students from 50+ engineering colleges across the state, presenting papers on technological advancements. The special guest evaluated the theses and awarded cash prizes and certificates to the best ones.

Mr. B. Sathishkumar, the Administrative Officer, along with the project coordinator and all the staff members, made the necessary arrangements to ensure the success of this event. S. Bhubalakannan, Year III, ECE department, delivered the vote of thanks.

26,27 SEP, 2023

Internal Hackathon

An internal hackathon for participating in the Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2023 was arranged by Mr. R. Rajkumar, SPOC-SIH, HOD, and Associate Professor Dept. of CSE in the college premises on September 26th and 27, 2023. A total of 186 students participated from 31 different teams.

Jury members Dr. M. Senthil Kumar, Professor, Dept. of EEE; Dr. M. Kumar, Head & Professor Dept. of ECE; Mr. V. Hariprasath, Head & Professor Dept. of Mechanical; and Mr. R. Rajkumar, SPOC-SIH, HOD & Associate Professor, Dept. of CSE evaluated the teams based on their presentation, novelty, and demonstration.

The jury members recommended the top 30 teams to participate in the Smart India Hackathon 2023.

22 SEP, 2023

Brahmastra 2023 – State-Level Technical Symposium

Brahmastra 2023, a state-level technical symposium, was organised at Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology, Puliyur.

The welcome address was given by B. Purvashree, Year II, ECE department.

Dr. A. Punitha, the College Principal, inaugurated the seminar.

Dr. K. Rajkumar, Assistant Professor and Special Guest, emphasised the significance of technical symposiums and the intellectual contributions of the students. He encouraged the students to develop their leadership qualities and personal skills.

The symposium saw participation of 400+ students from 50+ engineering colleges across the state, presenting papers on technological advancements. The special guest evaluated the theses and awarded cash prizes and certificates to the best ones.

Mr. B. Sathishkumar, the Administrative Officer, along with the project coordinator and all the staff members, made the necessary arrangements to ensure the success of this event. S. Bhubalakannan, Year III, ECE department, delivered the vote of thanks.

20 SEP, 2023

Energy-Efficient Home Design Contest

On September 20, 2023, ChettinadTech Green Energy Cell conducted an intra-level technical contest on Energy-Efficient Home Design for our students. The main aim of the contest was to promote sustainable practices and inspire innovative designs that contribute to a more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly future. Students were given the opportunity to participate in the contest either individually or as part of a team, with a maximum of three members per team. The coordination of this contest was overseen by Mr. N. Vijayasarathi, Head of the Department, Electrical and Electronics Engineering (HoD/EEE). A total of 28 students registered for the contest and created 11 project models for evaluation by a panel of judges.

Each project model was evaluated based on innovation, sustainability, energy efficiency, practicality, visual presentation, and overall design quality.

Dr. M. Chandrasekar, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering (ASP/MECH), and Dr. M. Kumar, Head of the Department, Electronics and Communication Engineering (HoD/ECE), served as the evaluators for the contest project models.

The participating students successfully designed their models and submitted them to the judges for evaluation. All prototypes and design models were developed to address current trends and the challenges of a sustainable future.

15 SEP, 2023

Value−Added Course − Fundamentals of Stock Trading

A Value Added Course on "Fundamentals of Stock Trading" was organised by the Department of Management Studies on September 15, 2023, in collaboration with the Institution's Innovation Council (IIC) for the Final Year students from the Department of Management Studies. The Chief Guest was Mr. N. Arulvengadam, Regional Manager, Choice Equity Broking Private Limited, Salem.

After an introduction and welcome address by Mr. Sri Ram and Ms. Valliyammai, Final MBA students, Dr. A. Punitha, Principal of ChettinadTech, felicitated the guest.

The objective of this course was to equip participants with knowledge and understanding of fundamental and technical analysis in the stock market. The Guest Speaker shared his expertise and insights on various aspects related to stock trading, including fundamental analysis techniques, technical analysis tools, risk management strategies, and investment opportunities in the stock market. Participants had the opportunity to learn from his vast experience and engage in interactive discussions during the lecture.

We believe that staying informed about the stock market is crucial for making sound financial decisions, and this value-added course was designed to equip participants with essential skills in this domain. The session concluded with a vote of thanks by Mr. Santhosh.

11 SEP, 2023

I Year UG Inauguration and Student Induction Programme

Importance of Education, placement opportunities in Government and Private sector

Chettinad College of Engineering & Technology, Puliyur, Karur, hosted the Student Induction Programme 2023 on September 11, 2023.

Dr. P. Kaleeswaran, Junior Scientific Officer, Forensic Science Department, Government of Tamil Nadu, was the Chief Guest. The welcome address was given by Mr. V. Hariprasath, HOD/Mech, and Dr. A. Punitha, Principal, delivered the presidential address.

Mr. B. Satish Kumar, Administrative Officer, honoured the chief guest and delivered a felicitation address, and Mr. S. Raja, AP/English and Softskill Trainer, introduced the Chief Guest.

The chief guest highlighted the significance of education and its worth, drawing connections to literature and poetry. He placed special emphasis on showcasing instances of engineering and technology employed by historical empires. Moreover, he spoke about the prospects available to engineers in both the public and private sectors. Additionally, he shared his views on the progress of AI technology.

He encouraged them to make optimal use of the library resources to enhance their prospects for securing better placements. The session was very interesting and highly beneficial for the students.

Dr.J.Kavitha.,Prof/Mathematics delivered the vote of thanks.

11 SEP, 2023

Student Induction Programme: Embrace the Dark Horse for Success Mindset

The Speaker, Mr. Sivamurugan, Associate Professor/ Physics, began by talking about the race the Dark Horse for Success Mindset concept and why it’s important in life. He shared interesting stories and real-life examples to explain it. He also stressed the idea of recognising and using hidden talents in students and encouraged them to face challenges for success.

Mr. R. Sivamurugan’on gave students a roadmap and a new way of thinking about their abilities and potential. It emphasised being open to new experiences and finding value in everything they do, which aligns with the college's goal of nurturing holistic development. This session was part of the Student Induction Programme, aiming to spark curiosity and open-mindedness in the new engineering students.

8 SEP, 2023

Department of EEE Association Inauguration

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering organised the "Inaugural Function of the Association of EEE" on September 8, 2023. The inauguration started with Tamil Thai Vazhthu, followed by lighting the kuthuvilaku. Ms. T. Priyadharshini, final-year EEE, welcomed the gathering.

Mr. N. Vijayasarathi, the Head of the Department for Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) at Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology in Karur, delivered the Presidential Address and honoured the chief guest, Mr. S. Srinath, Director, Schaeffer Energy in Karur.

During the event, the Chief Guest provided valuable insights into the Solar Energy Revolution and elaborated on the export process of heavy-rating electrical equipment to foreign markets. He also highlighted the key qualities and skills that companies seek in fresh graduates.

Ms. S. Pavithra, Final-Year EEE, introduced the chief guest, and Mr. P. Pandi, AP/EEE, introduced the office bearers of the Association.

Approximately 52 students attended this session, benefiting from the knowledge shared. A vote of thanks was given by Mr. B. Surya, a final-year EEE student, and the function concluded with the rendition of the National Anthem.

5 SEP, 2023

ECE Department Association Inauguration

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering conducted the inauguration function of the ECE association on September 5, 2023. The Chief Guest was Mr. Arun Ramachandran, Technical Architect, Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai.

The inaugural function started with the welcome address given by Mr. R. Bubalakannan, III, ECE, followed by the Presidential Address by Dr. (Mrs.) A. Punitha, Principal of CCET, and the Citation Address by Dr. M. Kumar, HOD-ECE.

Office bearers of the ECE association for the academic year 2023-2024 were introduced to the students, and the Chief Guest distributed the certificates and prizes for the winners of various competitions conducted by the ECE association.

Ms. S. Harini, IV ECE, introduced the Chief Guest to the audience.

Mr. Arun Ramachandran delivered a talk on Virtual and Cloud Networks and its features such as scalability, cost-efficiency, redundancy, high availability, resource isolation, automation and orchestration, monitoring and management, and hybrid and multi-cloud strategies. He interacted with the students and cleared their doubts about entrepreneurship, higher studies, and job opportunities.

The entire function was organised and conducted by the office bearers of the ECE Association.

The session concluded with a vote of thanks by Ms. P. Poorvasri, II. ECE.

04 SEP, 2023

MBA Inauguration and Orientation Programme - “Corporate Expectations from Budding Managers”

The Department of Management Studies hosted a welcome session for the 15th batch of MBA students on September 4, 2023. The Chief Guest was Dr. G. Muruganantham, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Management Studies at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Trichy.

Dr. S. Dharmalingam, Head of the Department of Management Studies, extended a warm welcome to the guests and the incoming students, along with their parents. Dr. A. Punitha, the Principal, delivered the presidential address. Mr. S. Sathish Kumar, the Administrative Officer, honoured the chief guest, and Mr. N. Murugesan, Assistant Professor, introduced him to the audience.

The esteemed Chief Guest, a reservoir of knowledge himself, provided numerous examples of digital business transformation and artificial intelligence (AI). He elaborated on the various opportunities emerging in the fields of finance and marketing and encouraged students to acquire technical skills to meet future corporate expectations. He also shared valuable insights from his professional experience, making the session engaging and highly informative for the students.

Dr. A. Padmapriya, Professor, concluded the event with a vote of thanks.

21 AUG, 2023

CSE - Association Inaugural Function

On August 21, 2023, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering held the inauguration of their association. The distinguished guest for the event was Mr. Udayashangar Sadhasivam, Assistant Vice President and Lead Test Designer at NatWest Group, Chennai. The event started with a ceremonial lighting by the esteemed guests. Mr. R. Rajkumar, the Head of CSE, delivered the welcome speech.

Ms. U. Vaishali, of third-year CSE, introduced the Chief Guest. The keynote speaker elaborated on the importance of the software development life cycle and testing concepts. He also discussed different testing strategies, certifications, and their scope in the IT industry.

The office bearers of the department association were introduced by Mrs. C. Sangeetha, AP/CSE, the Department Association Coordinator. The outline of the association's activity plan for the academic year 2023-2024 was presented by Ms. M.P. Kaniska, third-year CSE student. Mr. R. Sanjay, final-year CSE, delivered the vote of thanks.

21 AUG, 2023

Exploring Transformers, Motors, and Generators: Live Demonstration

On August 21, 2023, a group of 60 Class 12 students along with five faculty members from Chettinad Vidya Mandir School visited our campus with the purpose of gaining knowledge about the fundamentals of transformers, motors, and generators.

During the session, our college's faculty, Mr. S. Ragul, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and Ms. A. Bhuvaneswari, Senior Assistant Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, explained the design and operation of the transformer along with the construction and operation of the motor and generator through a live demonstration and calculations.

This interactive demonstration helped develop the students' understanding of the workings of transformers, motors, and generators.

14 AUG, 2023

Drug Awareness Rally

ChettinadTech's Social Welfare Clubs joined hands with the Pasupathypalayam police station to organise a "drug abuse pledge and rally" on August 11, 2023.

The event started from the Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology campus and went all the way to the Puliyur bus stop.

A total of 180 third-year students participated in the rally, carrying banners and placards to raise awareness about the harmful effects of drugs on people.

The rally commenced with the participation of our college's Administrative Officer, Mr. B. Sathishkumar, and Head Constable of Pasupathipalayam Police Station, Mr. Murugesan, who led the rally after taking the pledge.

17 AUG, 2023

Field Trip

The Mechanical Engineering department went on a one-day field trip to places like Sri Chendur Motors, Vaibav Bajaj, and Jayalakshmi Motors in Karur.

At Sri Chendur Motors students learned about brake system, chain adjustment, and fuel system of a two wheeler.

At Vaibav Bajaj, they saw BS-VI bikes and learned about their advanced technology. They also saw bike engine parts like camshafts and flywheels which was explained and assembled in front of them

Finally, at Jayalakshmi Motors, they saw a six-cylinder engine heavy vehicle and the working of a cut model from the front axle to the rear axle was explained to them.

This trip was really helpful for learning about Automobile Engineering.

17 AUG, 2023

Field Trip

The Mechanical Engineering department went on a one-day field trip to places like Sri Chendur Motors, Vaibav Bajaj, and Jayalakshmi Motors in Karur.

At Sri Chendur Motors students learned about brake system, chain adjustment, and fuel system of a two wheeler.

At Vaibav Bajaj, they saw BS-VI bikes and learned about their advanced technology. They also saw bike engine parts like camshafts and flywheels which was explained and assembled in front of them

Finally, at Jayalakshmi Motors, they saw a six-cylinder engine heavy vehicle and the working of a cut model from the front axle to the rear axle was explained to them.

This trip was really helpful for learning about Automobile Engineering.

14 AUG, 2023

E Graphie 5.0 - National-Level Technical Contest

ChettinadTech's I-year students participated in "E Graphie 5.0," a national-level technical contest based on Engineering Graphics held at Jansons Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.

Gokul I and Vishvanathan R of I MECH have been recognised as star performers in the event SOLIDUS.

15 AUG, 2023

77th Independence Day Celebration at ChettinadTech

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all who joined us in commemorating the 77th Independence Day at Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology on August 15, 2023. The event began with a rendition of Tamil Thaivalthu, setting the tone for the day's significance.

The Hoisting of the Flag by Dr. M. Kumar, HOD/ECE, followed, symbolising unity and freedom; the singing of the Flag Song; and a concise Pledge, which reverberated with our commitment to our nation's ideals. The March Past orchestrated by our students showcased their discipline and dedication to our country.

The Indoor programme featured thought-provoking Patriotic Speeches in both Tamil and English, reflecting on the essence of our freedom. The speech by Dr. M. Kumar, enriched our understanding of our nation's journey. Felicitation by the Principal recognised the contributions of those dedicated to our institution's growth.

An engaging debate explored the theme of 'Internet: Enhances or Restricts Individual Freedom.' The Prize Distribution recognised academic and extracurricular excellence, motivating us to strive for higher standards. The event culminated with the singing of the National Anthem and the joyous sharing of treats during the sweet distribution. Each participant's presence greatly enriched this celebration, underscoring our commitment to progress and unity as a nation. We look back on the 77th Independence Day Celebration with pride and gratitude.

28 JULY, 2023

Faculty Learning Programme −16th Session

On July 28, 2023, our college organised a Faculty Learning Programme on Naan Mudhalvan-Train the Trainers for all ChettinadTech teaching faculty members. The 16th session was handled by our faculty members on various topics, which covered the academic syllabus of Anna University Regulation 2021.

Ms. P. Thenmozhi, AP/EEE explained the Smart Energy Grid, also known as a smart grid, which is an advanced and digitally enhanced power grid that uses modern communication and information technology to optimise the generation, transmission, distribution, and consumption of electricity. As she pointed out, it aims to improve energy efficiency, reliability, and sustainability by addressing traditional power grid challenges.

According to Mr. P. Prakash, Sr AP/MECH, Industry 4.0, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, refers to the ongoing transformation of industries through the integration of advanced technologies, data analytics, and digitalization. As a result, manufacturing and other sectors will experience new levels of automation, efficiency, and connectivity.

Akbarali, Sr AP/MECH, described robotics simulation for manufacturing as a computer-based process for modelling and simulating robotic systems in a manufacturing environment. This involves creating virtual representations of robots, production lines, and manufacturing processes for the purpose of analysing and optimising manufacturing operations. Simulating robotic systems before implementing them in the real world helps manufacturers reduce costs, improve efficiency, and ensure their safety and performance.

Mr. N. Vijayasarathi, HoD/EEE thanked all the speakers and the participants who participated in the 16th FLP session.

17-28 JULY, 2023

Placement Training Programmes

Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology, located in Puliyur, Karur, is currently equipping its students with the necessary skills and knowledge for their future career prospects through comprehensive placement training programmes. The training is taking place in two phases.

The internal placement training was conducted from July 17−28, 2023. It focused on honing the students' technical skills, aptitude, and soft skills. This phase provided a solid foundation for the participants, helping them build confidence and prepare for the upcoming external placement training.

The second phase, external placement training, is scheduled to run from July 31 to August 12, 2023. During this period, students from the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), and Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) departments will be exposed to various external training resources, further enhancing their employability and job readiness.

Through this comprehensive training programme, Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology aims to nurture well-rounded professionals equipped with technical expertise, critical thinking, and effective communication skills. The college aims to ensure that its students stand out in the highly competitive job market and secure promising career opportunities.

24-26 JULY, 2023

Value Added Course: PHP AND MySQL

Our CSE Department successfully conducted the "Three Day Value Added Course: PHP AND MySQL from July 24th to 26th.

The main objective of this course is to teach students how to connect databases using MySQL and PHP. Students of the III-year CSE were actively involved, and by the end of the course, they had learned to design and create a website on their own.

24-26 JULY, 2023

SolidWorks − Value-Added Course

The SolidWorks Value-Added Course, a comprehensive and interactive programme aimed at enhancing the skills and knowledge of participants in the fields of 3D modelling and computer-aided design (CAD) was conducted from July 24 to July 26, 2023, for III-year Mechanical Engineering students.

The primary objectives of this course were to provide participants with a thorough understanding of SolidWorks software and its functionalities and to impart advanced techniques and best practices for efficient 3D modelling.

The course content was meticulously designed to cover various aspects of SolidWorks, catering to beginner-level users, and the curriculum comprised the following key topics:

Introduction to SolidWorks: User interface, basic tools, and navigation Sketching.

Basic Features: Creating sketches, extrusions, and revolved features Advanced Features: Sweeps, lofts, patterns, and fillets

Assembly Design: Mating components, managing configurations, and creating exploded views

The SolidWorks Value-Added Course proved to be an invaluable opportunity for participants to expand their knowledge and skills in 3D modelling and design using SolidWorks software.

24-27 JULY, 2023

Value Added Course − Design and Implementation of Solar and Wind Energy Systems

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering conducted a Value-Added Course on Design and Implementation of Solar and Wind Energy Systems from 24-7-2023 to 26-7-2023 for third-year EEE students. The course aimed at enhancing their understanding of renewable energy systems, particularly in solar and wind energy. It covered fundamental concepts, and students were guided through simulations using the MATLAB compiler.

During the course, students simulated PV cells to study their voltage and current characteristics, with a focus on maximum power tracking and controllers using MATLAB. They also learned to calculate the efficiency of 1KW PV cells with and without shadowing effects. Furthermore, they were introduced to simulating Wind Energy Generators using MATLAB and delved into Hybrid Power Systems.

Reflecting on the course, P. Gowtham expressed gaining knowledge in designing and implementing solar and wind energy systems with MATLAB, particularly in calculating and implementing 1KW power in PV cells under various conditions.

R. Mirudhula acknowledged learning the basics of MATLAB compiler and PV cells. She also demonstrated the characteristics of solar PV cells with and without shading effects and comprehended the functioning of Wind Energy systems.

S. Lakshan recognized the importance of renewable energy systems and the MATLAB compiler, as well as gained an understanding of how to calculate energy from PV cells. The practical implementation of PV cells with and without shading effects, and measuring current and voltage flow, proved to be an engaging experience. Additionally, they attained proficiency in compiling MPPT controllers and designing solar and wind energy systems with MATLAB.

Overall, the session proved to be interactive and insightful, providing valuable learning experiences for all the students involved in the course.

26 JULY, 2023

Value Added Course − VLSI Design

The ECE Department successfully organised a Three-Day Value Added Course: VLSI Design from July 24th, 2023, to July 26th, 2023. The main objective of this course was to familiarise students with VHDL coding fundamentals and different modelling types, including structural, behavioural, dataflow, and schematic approaches in VLSI design, using Xilinx and Microwind tools.

During the session, they received training on how to write the coding for various concepts with syntax, and they learned to use Xilinx tools for synthesis, place and map reports, behavioural simulation, design implementation, and test bench analysis.

This course provided students with valuable knowledge in digital circuits, covering concepts like basic gates, combinational circuits like e.g., Multiplexer, Demultiplexer, encoding, decoding, and sequential circuits involving different flipflop designs with simulations. Additionally, they also explored various CMOS logic design methods.

14 JULY, 2023

Internship Programme at NIT

The Internship Programme at NIT Puducherry was attended by a group of final-year Computer Science students, namely Harinee V.S., Kothai Malar M., Nethra N., Murugappan AL., Narenthiran N., Muthuprakash M., and Sanjay R., from June 26th, 2023, to July 14th, 2023.

During the programme, they extensively learned about various Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing algorithms. The students were highly excited about exploring the latest trends in ML and NLP, along with practical implementation techniques.

They have now begun working on ML and NLP projects aimed at addressing real-time societal problems in our country. The internship has proven to be both exciting and highly valuable to the students.

They were ably guided by Dr. V. Vani, a Professor of CSE at NIT Puducherry.

17 JULY, 2023

College Campus Cleaning: CNCET Campus

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering organised a campus cleanup event on July 17, 2023. First-year EEE students participated in the event to keep the campus clean, safe, and healthy for everyone.

They focused on cleaning areas like entrances, hallways, and common gathering spaces where dirt and debris tend to accumulate. Any maintenance problems, such as broken lights, damaged furniture, or pipe issues, were noted and reported to the Maintenance Department for immediate resolution.

Mr. P. Pandi, Sr. AP/EEE, ensured that high cleanliness standards were maintained throughout the day.

Mr. N. Vijayasarathi, HoD/EEE, appreciated all the students for their efforts in keeping the campus clean.

10 JULY, 2023

Hostel Students Wellness Program

At ChettinadTech, we had a complete wellness programme that focused on our students’ well−being. We encouraged fitness, positivity, and overall wellness.

Each day started with jogging, yoga, and stretching exercises, which were followed by mindfulness exercises with breathing. We kept track of the students’ progress by monitoring their height and weight.

The programme also included exercises for weight loss and weight gain, tailored to individual goals. We were lucky to have a dedicated team supporting us throughout the programme.

Let’s keep up the good work and continue on our journey to a healthier lifestyle together!

4 JULY, 2023

Farewell Fiesta Fusion- MBA Batch 13

The Department of Management Studies held a farewell party on July 4, 2023, at the college campus. The first-year students bid farewell to the final-year students with great enthusiasm. All the faculty members from the department attended the party.

The event began with a welcome address by Ms. D. Kaarthiga, a first-year MBA student, followed by a welcome song by Mr. M. Hariharan. Dr. S. Dharmalingam, the Head of the Department, delivered an inspiring speech to the students. He encouraged them to see the past as a learning experience and to face challenges with confidence in their personal and professional lives. He wished them success in their future endeavours.

A video presentation created by the first-year MBA students evoked nostalgic feelings among everyone.

The programme continued with songs, dance performances, and specially designed game sessions for the final-year students, making the event more entertaining and engaging. The senior students had the opportunity to share their experiences and express their gratitude to the Management, Principal, Head of the Department, faculty members, and their juniors for organising such a memorable programme.

The students added beauty to the occasion by dressing up in colourful attire. The juniors presented tokens of love and appreciation to the seniors. Snacks were provided, and the day ended with capturing memories through photo sessions.

2 JULY, 2023

Field Trip: Tangedco, Puliyur

Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology aims to provide active learning experiences to students, making them industry-ready and professionally trained.

As part of their curriculum, our first-year B.E.-EEE students, along with 2 faculty members, went on a Field Trip to Tangedco, Puliyur, and Karur district, on February 27, 2023, to gain practical exposure and insights into the real working environment.

The field trip covered different aspects of a substation, including power transformation and circuit protection from disturbances. It was highly informative for the students and provided valuable exposure to power transmission and distribution.

1 JULY, 2023

Faculty Development Programme: Stress Management and Emotional Intelligence

The Enrichment Committee of ChettinadTech organised a one-day faculty development programme on Stress Management and Emotional Intelligence on July 1, 2023 for all the faculty members.

The aim was to equip faculty members with valuable tools and strategies to manage stress effectively, enhance emotional intelligence, and foster a positive work environment. By equipping faculty members with stress management skills and fostering the development of emotional intelligence, the programme aimed to enhance their overall well-being and professional effectiveness.

Mrs. N. Prabha, ASP/MBA, coordinator of the event, introduced the Chief Guest, Dr. Hussain Basha, Director, National Institute for Psychology and Research, Chennai, to the participants.

Dr. Hussain Basha talked about the importance of personal development, the physical, emotional, and cognitive effects of stress, strategies for managing stress, emotional intelligence (EI) and its relevance to faculty members, practical exercises and activities to increase self-awareness, the wheel of life, VAK techniques, and various team-building and self-improvement activities.

The programme helped the participants become better equipped to handle stress and nurture positive interpersonal relationships.

30 JUNE, 2023

World Environment Day: One Student One Tree

On the occasion of World Environment Day, the ChettinadTech NSS unit organised an event called the Saplings Presentation Ceremony on June 30, 2023. The theme of the event was "One Student, One Tree," and through this programme, we aimed to emphasise the importance of environmental stewardship and collective action in creating a greener, more sustainable future.

Volunteers, programme coordinators, and first-year students of CSE and Ai&DS participated in the event.

The ceremony started with a warm welcome to all the attendees. Mr. K. Rajasekar, the NSS programme officer, gave an opening speech explaining the significance of the occasion and how trees help the environment.

As special guests, Dr. V. Veera Jawahar, President of the Rotary Club of Karur, RTN V. Sundararajan, Regional Coordinator, RTN R. Sabarish, Member, and RTN S. Mohan Babu, Member, attended the event.

Dr. V. Veera Jawahar delivered a thought-provoking keynote speech in which he highlighted the current environmental challenges, shared success stories of reforestation initiatives, and encouraged attendees to contribute towards a sustainable future.

The highlight of the ceremony was when individuals and organisations were recognised and given saplings as a symbol of their dedication to reforestation. Each student who participated in the event received a sapling and was praised for their efforts.

The sapling presentation ceremony was a special event that raised awareness, promoted collaboration, and motivated attendees to make a difference. The event emphasised the importance of trees and our collective responsibility for preserving the planet for future generations. A total of 115 students participated in this ceremony.

26 JUNE, 2023

World Drug Day 2023 - Awareness Programme

Every year, June 26 is globally observed as International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to create awareness about issues related to drugs and to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving a world free of drug abuse.

On June 26, 2023, our ChettinadTech Social Welfare Clubs conducted an Anti-drug awareness programme to raise awareness about the dangers of substance abuse and to ensure a drug-free and clean campus.

Mr. Palanisamy, Sub-Inspector of Police, Pasupathipalayam, and Ms. Dhanalakshimi, Sub-Inspector of Police, Pasupathipalayam, were invited as chief guests. Mr. Palanisamy spoke about the harmful effects and risks associated with using alcohol and other drugs. He stressed the importance of awareness campaigns about drug abuse among students.

Ms. Dhanalakshimi, delivered a pledge against drugs with our students and spoke about the importance of the campus community to prevent drug and alcohol-related incidents. She pointed out the importance of the Integrated Rehabilitation Centre for Addicts.

This Drug Awareness Programme served as a comprehensive platform to educate participants about drug abuse, raise awareness, and equip them with preventive strategies and resources.

Totally, 115 students participated in this programme. The session came to an end with a vote of thanks by Dr. S. Gopinath, Assistant Professor of Chemistry.

23 JUNE, 2023

Reflection Chat Session

Continuous quality improvement relies on valuable feedback to enhance facilities and services. In this regard, Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology arranged a Chat Session on June 23, 2023.

The session was attended by Ms. Trayee Sinha, Secretary, CNCET; Mr. Anand, Assistant Vice President, Chettinad Education & Services; Dr. A. Punitha, Principal; Mr. B. Sathishkumar, Administrative Officer; and students from various departments. Mr. S. Raja, the Soft Skill trainer, introduced the guests and facilitated the chat session.

During the session, students expressed their reasons for choosing the course and provided positive feedback on their learning experience. They highlighted effective communication between students and teachers, theatre programmes, academic mentoring, and quality circle time as valuable aspects. They acknowledged the importance of theatre programmes in improving their communication skills. They also mentioned that placement training from the placement cell contributed a lot to their career development. Furthermore, students expressed appreciation for the wellness sessions, which provided physical strength, mental relaxation, and increased productivity.

All students actively participated and offered valuable feedback, earning appreciation from the Secretary for their progress. In his speech, Mr. Anand, Assistant Vice President, emphasised the importance of developing employability skills.

21 JUNE, 2023

International Yoga Day at ChettinadTech

The celebration of International Yoga Day (June 21, 2023) at Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology, Karur, was filled with serenity and wellness.

The session began with the girls presenting energizing yoga stretches, followed by the renowned Surya Namaskar (12-stage sun salutation). Everyone participated in breathing exercises, pranayama techniques, eyeball exercises, and relaxing stretches.

The boys took the stage at 9:45 a.m. Their yoga routine was designed to promote flexibility, strength, and mindfulness. It was a wonderful opportunity to rejuvenate the body and mind.

Stay tuned for more wellness events and join us in spreading the joy of yoga!

10 JUNE, 2023

Industrial Visit To Tea Factory

The department of AI & DS arranged an industrial visit to Munnar Tea Factory for the I-year student on June 10, 2023. A total of 42 students were accompanied by two faculty members: Dr. S. Gopinath, Senior Assistant Professor, AI & DS (Chemistry), and Ms. R. Sowmiya, Lab Instructor, Physics.

The students got to know many interesting facts about manufacturing tea and other aspects related to selling and distribution during their visit to the tea factory. They also explored the history of tea gardens in Munnar, which is an important part of Munnar's history. Several types of tea were available for purchase, and students enjoyed a delicious cup of freshly brewed tea. This industrial visit also included a trip to some of the famous places in Munnar.

10 JUNE, 2023

Industrial Visit

On June 10, 2023, first-year computer science students visited Spectrum SoftTech Solutions in Cochin as part of their curriculum. A total of 47 students and three faculty members from the computer science department went on the trip.

During the visit, they were provided with explanations about the recent advancements in IT technologies and the various career opportunities available. Additionally, the students also had the opportunity to visit tourist places such as Kovalam Beach and Wonderla Theme Park.

Coordinator: Mrs.P.Premalatha,AP/Maths/CSE

10 JUNE, 2023

Industrial Visit

On June 10th, 2023, the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering arranged a field trip for first-year ECE students. They visited Kannan Devan Hills Plantations in Munnar as part of their industrial visit. There were 45 students who went on the trip, along with two faculty members from the ECE department.

During the visit, the students learned about the tea industry and got to see different types of tea plants. They also learned about the careful attention needed to keep the plants healthy and productive. They discovered that there are different grades of tea, ranging from whole leaf to dust, and each grade is used for different kinds of tea products.

The students also had the chance to see how the company packages the tea using automated machines. They learned about the importance of maintaining cleanliness and quality standards to make sure the tea stays fresh and in good condition. The factory staff explained all these processes to the students.

The visit to the Kannan Devan Hills Tea Factory gave the students a firsthand experience of how tea powder is produced. They gained a deep understanding of the various steps involved in making high-quality tea, from cultivation to packaging the final product.

Overall, the visit was an enlightening experience for the students. They learned a lot about the tea industry and gained valuable insights into the workings of an industrial facility.

4 JUNE, 2023

Cancer Awareness Rally

The Cancer Awareness Rally held on June 4, 2023, was organised to raise awareness about cancer, its prevention, early detection, and treatment options. The event aimed to educate the community about the importance of early diagnosis and encourage individuals to adopt healthy lifestyles to reduce their risk of cancer.

In this awareness rally, our ChettinadTech NSS volunteers collaborated with local healthcare organisations, cancer support groups, and sponsors to gather in the cancer awareness procession.

As part of the opening ceremony, balloons were released and candles were lit to honour cancer survivors. Participants took part in a community walk, carrying banners, showing placards, and wearing T-shirts with cancer awareness slogans. The rally successfully raised awareness about cancer and its prevention among community members, with a significant number of individuals gaining knowledge about risk factors, early signs, and available resources.

250 people from different colleges and local organisations came together to promote a sense of community support and involvement and to continue ongoing conversations about cancer awareness. The procession started from Karur Central Bus Stand and ended in the Karur-Coimbatore bypass run-down.

Programme Coordinators: 1. Mr. K. Rajasekar, AP/MECH, 2. Mr. M. Vasanthprakash, AP/EEE

2 JUNE, 2023

Awareness Guest Lecture on ’Food Safety’

On June 2, 2023, our ChettinadTech Social Welfare Clubs organised an awareness programme on Food Safety and Regulations for our first-year students. The guest speaker, Dr. K. K. Chockalinkam, member of the Global Social Welfare Club, was honoured with a memento and a shawl by Dr. T. Gobinath, SAP/CSE.

The guest speaker’s lecture was based on food safety, regulations to prevent food spoilage, and regulations for the prevention of diseases transmitted by expired food products. During the lecture, Dr. K. K. Chockalinkam emphasised the side effects of frequently reused oil in hotels and fast-food shops. He told students about the low temperatures at which food can be stored and consumed without the danger of foodborne diseases. He also talked about food allergens, their types, and the side effects that affect human health. He also addressed the concerning problem of plastic usage in food safety and how it continues to affect the food chain even after being thrown away.

Dr. K. K. Chockalinkam also interacted with students about their knowledge of food safety. Overall, this awareness programme was beneficial for students of nutrition and dietetics in terms of food safety practises and their utilisation in improving the quality of health and life.

Programme Coordinators: 1. Dr. T. Gobinath, SAP/CSE; 2. Mr. M. Vasanthprakash, AP/EEE

24 May, 2023

Achiever’s Day 2023

Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology organized an Achiever's Day event on May 24, 2023, attended by many students, their parents, and faculty from various departments.

Principal Dr. A. Punitha highlighted that ChettinadTech had presented many certificates to winners and participants. She said that each student who receives a winner or participant letter should attribute their success first to their parents and then to the faculty.

Chief Guest Thiru. K. Padmanabhan M.Sc., B.Ed., Principal, Karur Saraswathi Vidhyalaya Higher Secondary School, stressed the importance of celebrating student achievements and honouring outstanding students.

In addition to recognizing the achievers or geniuses, Achiever's Day also offered tangible rewards, such as cash prizes, to acknowledge their achievements. This served as a platform to demonstrate the value of pursuing good causes and celebrating noble deeds even when nobody appears to notice. Younger team members were especially recognised and honored.

Remote work may sometimes cause team members to feel disconnected and undermine their sense of belonging, so it becomes crucial to consistently recognize and appreciate the entire team. As a result, they feel valued and acknowledged.

18 May, 2023

Time To Bid Farewell − Civil Batch 08

On May 18th, 2023, the Department of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science organised a farewell day to bid farewell to the final-year Batch 8 Civil Engineering students. It was a day filled with mixed emotions as we celebrated their accomplishments and unforgettable memories while saying goodbye to the students who would be moving on to the next phase of their lives.

The farewell day began with an opening ceremony, where the junior students and the Civil Department faculties welcomed the final-year students. The event commenced with a speech by Dr. J. Kavitha, Professor of AI&DS (Maths), reminiscing about the students' journey and expressing gratitude for their contributions to the college community.

Students showcased their skills in music, charming the audience with their vibrant display of talent and creativity, leaving a lasting impression on everyone present.

Finally, the farewell day provided an opportunity for students and faculty members to convey their best wishes and bid farewell to the final-year students. Messages and mementos were exchanged, symbolising the lasting bonds and unforgettable memories shared during their time in college.

The farewell day served as a platform to strengthen the bond between the outgoing students and the college community.

18 May, 2023

Memorable Farewell

Farewell celebrations for the Final Year Mechanical Engineering students were held on May 18, 2023, organised by their juniors. It was a heartfelt event where the final-year students reminisced about their cherished moments throughout their time on campus.

A range of activities were planned to make the occasion memorable, including a video compiled by the juniors that showcased a nostalgic journey through the final-year students' past experiences. The video session brought a lot of joy to everyone present. Additionally, the students were encouraged to share their own special memories with their classmates.

Best wishes to all the graduating Mechanical Engineering students on their future endeavours!

16 May, 2023

World Environment Day

Our ChettinadTech Social Welfare Clubs organised a plant saplings at home activity on May 16, 2023, to celebrate World Environment Day.

The event was intended to raise awareness of how trees can reduce climate change, enhance biodiversity, and create a more sustainable future. The event began with oath-taking among faculty, students, and NSS volunteers. There was a brief awareness session highlighting the importance of trees in preventing soil erosion, combating climate change, and providing habitat for wildlife. The importance of individual and collective responsibility was stressed in the context of environmental conservation.

This event not only contributed to the college's greening efforts but also inspired individual actions to preserve our environment.

About 500 saplings were distributed to the ChettinadTech college students and faculty.

15 May, 2023

Association Valedictory Function and Guest Lecture

On May 15, 2023, the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering organised a valedictory function and guest lecture on "Advancing Infrastructure for Energy Transition" under the EEE association. The Chief Guest at the event was Er. G. Gopi, Assistant Engineer from TANGEDCO Puliyur.

Mr. N. Vijayasarathi, HoD/EEE, welcomed the Chief Guest and the participants, and Mr. P. Pandi, Sr. AP/EEE, read the annual report of the last academic year.

The Chief Guest, Er. G. Gopi, Assistant Engineer, TANGEDCO Puliyur, distributed prizes and certificates to the winners.

The guest speaker, an expert in the field of energy infrastructure, provided valuable insights on the topic and provided a comprehensive overview of the challenges and opportunities associated with advancing infrastructure for an energy transition. He highlighted the need for a coordinated and multi-dimensional approach involving technology innovation, policy support, and financial investments. By focusing on grid modernization, transmission and distribution, electrification, energy storage, and decentralised energy systems, societies can create a more sustainable and resilient energy future.

15 May, 2023

Farewell to Batch 12 EEE students

On May 15, 2023, the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering organised a farewell day for our final-year students. It was a mix of emotions as we celebrated their achievements and bid them goodbye for their next journey.

The day started with a warm welcome from junior students and faculty members.

Mr. P. Pandi, Sr. AP/EEE, delivered a heartfelt speech, reflecting on the students' journey and expressing gratitude for their contributions to our college community. The cultural show put on by the students showcased their skills in music, dance, and drama, charming the audience with their performances. It was a vibrant display of talent and creativity that left a lasting impression on everyone present.

Messages and mementos were exchanged, symbolising the lasting bonds and unforgettable memories shared during their time in college. The farewell day served as a platform to strengthen the bond between the outgoing students and the college community.

This farewell day strengthened the bond between our outgoing students and the college community, and we wish them the very best in their upcoming endeavours!

12 May, 2023

College Day

On May 12, 2023, ChettinadTech celebrated its College Day. Mr. C. Baskar, Managing Partner, VNC Group, Karur, and Mr. S. Sethupathy, Alumnus of ChettinadTech, Senior Software Engineer, Crayon Data, Chennai, were the Chief Guests.

Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology Principal Dr. (Mrs.) A. Punitha presided over the function.

ChettinadTech's college day showcases the students' incredible talents, dance shows, and visual arts. Through their performances, they have not only entertained us but also inspired us to embrace the arts, nurture their talents, and appreciate the cultural diversity within our college. Students presented cultures, mimes, singing, concerts, and backgrounds that captivated the audience. Through their skills, they transported us to different worlds, evoked emotions, and shared thought-provoking messages.

Mr. B. Sathishkumar, the Administrative Officer, and various event coordinators made all necessary arrangements for the event's successful and smooth conduct. More than 1,000 students and parents attended the event.

12 May, 2023

Placement Day - 2023

On May 12, 2023, ChettinadTech celebrated placement day in recognition of our students' hard work and dedication as they took their first steps into the professional world. This event marks an important milestone in the journey of our students and the college, and we are proud to announce that a large number of our students have secured high-paying job offers from most of the top companies in the industry.

We were honoured to have Mr. C. Baskar, Managing Partner at VNC Group, Karur, and Mr. S. Sethupathy, an esteemed alumnus of ChettinadTech and Senior Software Engineer at Crayon Data, Chennai, as our Chief Guests.

Dr. (Mrs.) A. Punitha, Principal of CCET, presided over the event and highlighted our college's achievements for the past academic year.

Our Chief Guests emphasised the importance of developing employability skills and discussed the vast opportunities available for engineers in today's scenario. Following their insightful words, our final-year students received their placement orders along with their parents.

We're happy to share that 91% of our final-year students (203 students and 356 offers) have received placement offers from reputed firms through on-campus and off-campus recruitment drives. This is a significant milestone for us, showcasing the quality of education and the hard work our students have put in.

Additionally, we recognised the best students from various departments: Surendhar G (EEE), Darshana M (CSE), Sunil Prasad K (ECE), Sivaraj M (Mechanical), Abinaya R (CIVIL), and Hema S (MBA).

Mr. B. Sathishkumar, our Administrative Officer, and the event coordinators put in a lot of effort to ensure the success of this event. We're grateful to the more than 1,000 students and parents who attended and witnessed this memorable occasion.

At Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology, we're dedicated to providing exceptional career opportunities to our students, and this year has been no exception.

29 April, 2023

Annual Sports Day

On April 29, 2023, ChettinadTech celebrated its 15th Annual Sports Day.
Mr. M. Mohammed was the Chief Guest.

Dr. A.Punitha, our Principal, welcomed the gathering.

During his speech, Mr. Mohammed motivated the young students to give equal importance to sports along with their academic pursuits.

The Annual Sports Report for 2023 was read by Mr. P. SivaMuthu, PET, highlighting the accomplishments of our students. The administrative officer, Mr. B. Sathish Kumar, helped make all the necessary preparations for the sports day. Third-year CSE student Miss. G. Hemalatha delivered the vote of thanks.

17 April, 2023

Industrial Seminar on MEP Design and Drafting

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organised an Industrial Seminar on 'MEP Design and Drafting' for the Mechanical Engineering students on April 17, 2023. It was conducted by Mr. Akshay Prakash, MEP Design Coordinator; Mrs. M. Nivetha, Business Development Executive; and Mr. M. Mohanraj, Tool Designer, from Nisha Builders, Coimbatore.

The speakers discussed the significance of MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) design and drafting in buildings. The session helped our students gain knowledge about the importance of HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), power connections, water connections, and fire safety applications in industries, malls, and big towers drafted using the software.

They demonstrated their projects and the uses of ducts, pipelines, and types of materials used in the design. Our students interacted with the experts individually and gathered a lot of information regarding MEP and its need for society. The team suggested different designing softwares like AutoCad, Revit, and Sketchup for the students to develop their designing and drafting skills.

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