Student Chapter Event and Council Installation on 09th August 2019
PCCE organized its first event of the Department of Computer Engineering Student Chapter ACE- “Association of Computer Engineers” for the academic year 2019-20. The event was held on 09th August 2019 at 11 am in the college auditorium.
As a part of the event, Students from third year Computer Engineering Department Mr Prathmesh Bhat, Miss Manasi Kirloskar and Mr Kenan Collaco conducted a workshop on Automation. The talk was focused and oriented to motivate students towards automation. It started with an introduction to automation and its hardware aspects, Concept of CNC machines, assembly line explained by Ms Manasi Kirloskar. In Addition to the basics of Automation an Introduction was given to Robotics.
The interactive session covered the different components involved in Robotics. Mr Prathmesh Bhat also gave a small experimental demonstration of a prototype developed by him for Fire and Safety Association of India. The prototype detected fire and extinguished it. CNC machine for drawing graphics was also shown to motivate students towards development of perspective over automation.
The workshop concluded with Mr Kenan Collaco speaking about WhatsApp Chatbots and showing an actual implementation of the same.
The council of Chapter for the academic year 2019-2020 was installed during the event in the distinguished presence of our Principal Dr. Mahesh and the Head of the Department Ms. Anusha Pai. Mr Saiesh Nachinolkar was elected as the president and Mr Vedhant Naik as the Secretary along with the other members. The chapter also released their news-line for the academic year 2019-20. The event was an interactive session and ended with a positive feedback from the participants. The chapter looks forward to conduct industry visits and have technical sessions for the Computer Engineering Students at PCCE. An ACE technical Event Neophytes 2019 is planned by the team in the days to come. Details to be disclosed soon!!
The event was coordinated by Assistant Professor Ms Aparna Rane and Assistant professor Ms Fiona Coutinho.