The research group ‘Bodhisattva’ is formed as part of Saintgits collaboration with Bennett University on AI and Deep Learning skilling projectunder the leadinginda.ai initiative.This is a collaborative project sanctioned by Royal Academy of Engineering, UK under Newton Bhabha Fund and it is titled “Making Deep Learning and AI (Artificial Intelligence) skills mainstream in India to fulfilltrilateral needs of entrepreneurship, Industry-academia partnership and application inspired Engineering Research”.The project involves skilling and research through 10 other collaborator institutions, 100 Lead zonal partners and 1000 basicpartner institutions, 10000 teachers and 1000000 Students in India. It also intends to bringaround 100 startups which will be closely associated with this project. The project is launched on 17th April by AICTE Chairman and MEITY Secretary at BennettUniversity, Greater Noida. All the details are available at the website, leadingindia.ai
The team Bodhisattva
The research group at Saintgits
Lead Person: Dr.Wilscy M
Er.Veena A Kumar
Er.Nithin Prince John
Ms.Rani Saritha R
On-going research projects by faculty and students of Saintgits
Automated Attendance System using Deep Learning
Missing Person Identification using Deep Learning
As part of the skill development on Deep Learning , different workshops, interactions with experts and add on courses related to machine and deep learning were conducted for faculty and students of Saintgits.
1.Faculty sharing knowledge
The research team @ Saintgits College of Engineering ‘Bodhisatva’ tookinitiative to share their ideas and knowledge in deep learning.
On June 13th , 2018 ,Ms Veena A Kumar and Mr. Nithin Prince gave a theory and practice session on basics of Phython and deep learning .This was done as a preparatory course for the workshop on AI and Deep Learning conducted on 25th -27th , 2018.
2. Workshop on AI and Deep Learning
As part of the nationwide “Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Learning Skilling and Research”, project funded by Royal Academy of Engineering, UK under the Newton Bhabha Fund, a Three-day workshop was conducted at Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam, on 25 - 27 June 2018.
3. Interaction with Dr.Chakravarthy
As part of expert visit by Dr,Upendranatha Sherma Chakravarthy, he had interaction with research team members.
Dr.Upendranatha Sherma Chakravarthy
Professor Computer Science and Engineering Department and Founder: Information Technology Laboratory (IT Lab), and Distributed and Parallel Computing Cluster (DPCC) The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX 76019-0015.
5. Workshop‘Design, Development and Launching of MOOC
Date: 07th & 08th Dec.2018 Venue : SIM TC1
As part of the collaboration with Bennett University in leadingindia.ai initiative, Bodhisattva Research team of Saintgits College of Engineering organized a workshop on ‘Design, Development and Launching of MOOC’ on 7th and 8th of December 2018. The resource person for the workshop was Dr. Parteek Kumar Bhatia, Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Thapar Institute of Engg. & Technology, Patiala. The programme was arranged for the faculty members of Saintgits group of Institutions. A total of 54 participants have successfully completed the course.
The workshop commenced with an inaugural meeting, where Dr. M.D Mathew, Principal, Saintgits College of Engineering inaugurated the two day workshop. Dr. Wilscy M, Co-ordinator & Dean –CS & IT, introduced and welcomed the resource person. Dr. Bhatia pointed out the need of MOOC courses and he briefed about the workshop. After the inaugural meeting, the sessions were started.
In the first session, Dr. Bhatia talked about the need and benefit of MOOC courses. He motivated all participants to develop a MOOC course and share with students or upload in the youtube. After the tea break, he continued the session on ‘Adobe Presenter Video Express’. Dr. Bhatia explained all the tools and he demonstrated how to create mini MOOC’s. In the afternoon session, participants got a chance to develop their own MOOC. In the last session of Day 1, an online quiz was conducted related to the topics covered on that day.
The second day started with a practice session for the participants and after that more than thirty participants prepared mini MOOC and presented the same before the resource person and other participants. Dr. Bhatia identified some best presentations and he commented that almost all presentations were good and all the participants felt very enthusiastic throughout the workshop.