Kurukshetra: The first international conference on mobile radio communications and 5G networks (MRCN-2020) was inaugurated online on Monday at the University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kurukshetra University. Prof Shivakumar Mathapathi, adjunct faculty, Santa Clara University and UC San Diego Extension, co-founder of Dew Mobility USA and Xtrans Solutions (P) Limited India was the chief guest on the occasion. Nikhil Marriwala, organising secretary-MRCN-2020 briefed about the objectives of the conference and said the goal was to present the latest snapshot of the ongoing research as well as to shed further light on future directions in this space. Prof CC Tripathi, convener of the conference, Director UIET, KU, said a total of 273 research papers were received, of which 61 were accepted, registered and would be presented in eight sessions during the three-day conference.
Online coding course from July 29
Kurukshetra: The Kurukshetra University’s Centre for IT and Automation and Kodoshkant Rusa Project Society are organising a six-week online coding course from July 29. Students from colleges and universities, who have general knowledge of programming, can apply for 40 seats in data structure, 40 in web development course and 40 in cloud computing. In this course, only students who pass the entrance examination of Code Coherent can take admission. Students can register for the course on the KU website till July 23. The online test will be held on July 25 and the result will be out on July 27. The batch will be started from July 29. Students can get more information related to the course on www.kuk.ac.in.
Panel discussion on mental health
Hisar: The training and placement cell of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, has organised an online panel discussion on the topic “mental well-being in the age of Covid”. Around 70 students attended the programme directly and more than 800 viewers watched it on Facebook. Panelists discussed various issues such as the importance of mental health in the current scenario, common mental problems prevailing these days, importance and tips for a routine, yogic and breathing activities, diet instructions, dangers of over consumption of Covid news, essence of extending socialisation by various means and handling Covid patients in own family or in society at large.
Associate prof pens book on life
Fatehabad: Sanjeev Trikha, associate professor of commerce, Manohar Memorial (PG) College, Fatehabad, has penned a book titled, “Pebbles”, which incorporates tiny experiences from the vast ocean called life. Seventyone chapters of the book spell out various lessons of life and are a source of motivation for its readers. The author derives pride in nurturing his literary instincts in fictional and non-fictional fields.
The book is currently available on Amazon. The book is published by Earth Vision Publication, Gurugram, and is priced at Rs 200 for its paperback version.
e-training on ‘Internet of things’
Hisar: The department of electronics and communication engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, started an online training on “Internet of things” on Tuesday. The training is being organised through TEQIP-III, under the scheme ‘future skills’ of the NPIU, MHRD. The motive is to train the students in future technologies to enhance their employability. The training for engineering students is planned during July-September 2020 through online mode. In all, 150 participants have been shortlisted for the 80-hour training, having theory and lab components in 50:50 proportion.
After the training, a test will also be conducted by the SSC-Nasscom and certification will be done.