Vidya students to compete for IEEE Smart Village IdeaRun 2023 conference

It resonances simple and yet is truly worth mentioning;  the excellent way to get students’ work accepted is to target it to a prestigious  conference.

With an aim to generate local livelihood opportunities through the productive use of technology in underserved communities, IEEE Smart Village – South Asia Working Group (ISV SAWG) had invited Student Project Ideas contest ‘IdeaRun: Pitch Your Idea’.

Vidya  students presented their project ideas  in the contest  that adapted to creative use of technology to serve the underserved through online mode during 08-09 July 2023.

Entering into the next phase of IdeaRun the following  teams have been shortlisted  for conference presentation . The team will be further mentored by experts from ISV SAWG and the team will present their improved proposals in the ISV Conference at Bhubaneswar on 10-11 August 2023. IdeaRun 2023 jury has declared an award worth Rs 5000 to the team. The  team will perform oral and poster presentations in the ISV conference on 11 August at ITER Bhubaneswar. ISV SAWG will extend more assistance through its student centers in the future.Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Dean Academics and Lead – Vocational Awareness, ISV South Asia WG) provided all sort of technical advice to the students.

Project Team Mentor(s)
AI Based Early Warning System For Mitigating Human Wildlife Conflict Sanjo P Rejin  (S6, ECE) (Lead) Mr Santumon S D, ECE Dept, VAST
Sakthi S (S6, ECE) Er. Thomas Daniel, Retired Engineer , Nilambur
Sinan Sulaiman, (S4, ME) Er Gokul Govind, KSEB
Varundev A V (S4, ECE)

Additionally, the following team is selected for poster presentation in the ISV conference.

Fish Waste to Fertilizer Converter: Technology to Assist Women Chaitra Prasad (S4, ECE)  (Lead) Prof. Anooja V S, Asst Prof,, VAST
Gayathri Gireesh (S4, ECE) Er. Somraj Sahadevan, VI, Cochin
Harikrishnan K S (S4, EEE) Er. Vinod T S, Kahramaa, Qatar
Shahaana P P (S2, EEE) Mr. Sawad, Deep Sea Fishing Expert
Gayathri Siva (S4, ECE)
The Editorial Team of News & Events joins the entire Vidya fraternity in extending hearty congratulation to the wininng teams on this triumph, giving students plenty of opportunities to excel their  mark and wishing all the best to present an incredible test of nerves and proficiency to win the title of  IdeaRun 2023 !!