Guest Lectures

SIT was one of the centres for ENVOYAGE 2014 – the pre-summit workshop organized by Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay which was held across 7 cities of India during Jan. 2014.
A contingent of thirteen students from the institute, along with the contingent leader Ms. Anushka Saxena ( SY IT Student) participated in the Entrepreneurship Summit , organized by E-Cell, IIT Bombay on 1-2 Feb 2014. The students participated in various entrepreneurship related competitions and attended several workshops conducted by renowned entrepreneurship educators such as Mr. Jim Beach, Mr. Alexander Blass, Ms. Rashmi Bansal, Mr. Varun Agrawal etc
A team of 40+ students along with he team leader Mr. Gaurav Sharma (TY Mechanical Student) participated in the National Entrepreneurship Challenge (NEC) organized by E-Cell IIT Bombay.
110 students from the institute participated in the Rio+21 India Certification programme on Water Conservation organized by IARC (Indian Astrobiology Research Centre) in association with UNCSD (United Nations conference on Sustainable Development).
The students also Participated in the “National Creativity Aptitude Test” organized by IIT Delhi
Our M.Tech (CAD/CAM) students of 2011-13 batch, Mr. Jaiwant Dongrecar, Mr. Akhil Chaudhari and Mr Nikhil Chaudhari secured 19th, 21st and 22nd position respectively in the national level Altair Optimization Contest 2013 , organized by Altair Engineering.
A workshop on entrepreneurship was organized by Mechanical Engineering Students Association (MESA) of the institute ins association with E-Cell IIT Bombay and Nurture talent academy during September 2013. 90+ students participated in the same and some of them came up with their own business plans at the end of the workshop.
The institute was also the zonal centre for the Indo-US Robo League (IURL) , the national qualifier for Robogames, USA. A workshop on haptic robotic arm was conducted by Technophilia systems in association with Robotics and Computer Applications Institute USA. Three teams from SIT won the zonal rounds and they’ll be now participating in IURL national round at IIT Bombay during 22-23 March 2013.
A team of enthusiastic students is also participating in Robocon, the prestigious National level robotics competition organized by MIT COE, Pune.
The institute also conducted workshops on Cyber Security and ethical hacking during October 2013. Students were provided hands on experience on various aspects of cybers security during these workshops.
The department of computer science is organizing a national workshop on Network Security in association with IIT Delhi on 17-18 Feb 2014.
The Entrepreneurship Promotion and Innovation Cell [EPIC] and Mehanical Engineering Students’ Association (MESA) have partnered with Padarth, the technical fest of Materials Science and Metallurgy Dept., IIT Bombay to host the zonal round of their prestigious event NIRMAAN at our institute’s campus o 28th Feb 2014. The top three teams from these rounds will compete at final rounds to be held at IIT Bombay during March 2014.
Mr. Kaustubh Chatorikar, student of 3rd year B.Tech Mechanical participated in the Clean Cooking Stove Design competition, an open competition at international level organized Cornell University, USA . The design submitted by him was selected in the top 15 among all the designs received from across the globe.
SREE LALITHA CHUNDRU has stood as II Runner Up (3rd prize) in "NATIONAL DECLAMATION CONTEST 2014" on theme "Relevance Of Independence in Corporate Governance: The Role of Independent Directors - Issues and Challenges" organised by Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) in association with National Foundation For Corporate Governance (NFCG) New Delhi held on 1st March 2014.
Institute has arranged a guest lecture on 'Low Dimensional Modeling of High Dimensional       Frictional Hysteresis' by Dr. Anindya Chatterjee, Professor in Mechanical Engineering  Department, IIT Kanpur. on 11 March 2014.
Ms Pooja Kadambi, an engineering graduate in Biomedical Engineering and Post graduate in Computer Engineering for the University of Cincinnati, USA has visited our institute on March 24 & 25, 2014. She has presented her work in US and Japan and has patents and publications to her credit. .During her visit she will interact with the students of SIT.

Guest lecture on Topic: "Stochastic modeling of problems in engineering and management", March 29, 2014.
Guest Speaker: Dr. KSS Iyer.
About Prof. Dr. KSS Iyer:

Dr. Iyer is Honorary Adjunct Professor at Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management and had over 54 years of experience in teaching and research. He has published more than 65 research articles in various national and international journals and conferences. Dr Iyer is a member of Indian Defence Scientists and Technologists. He is also associated with University Karlsruhe, Germany and George Washington University.

The Entrepreneurship Promotion and Innovation Cell (EPIC) is pleased to announce a one day workshop on "Idea Generation and Entrepreneurship" on15th April 2014. The workshop will be conducted by resource person from Passion Infotech Pvt. Ltd.

Akshat Gandhi a student of SIT had participated in the Contest Elevation 2014 by Times Of India for the case study competition and cleared the zonal and state rounds. He was selected in the nationals which were held at Delhi at Pragati Maidan, where he stood 3rd in all India. He has received a cash prize of Rs. 25,000 and a scholarship of 50% fee waiver for any higher education in India.