After an intensive six-month journey of ideation, prototyping, and evaluation, Nirma University proudly announces its remarkable success at the Vishwakarma Awards 2023. Out of 42 participating students, our institution not only showcased unparalleled creativity and innovation but also achieved significant recognition.
In this rigorous competition, where talent and ingenuity collided, Saket Joshi and Sanskruti Gondaliya of Nirma University secured the “Best Product Design Award and a cash prize of 1 Lakh INR.
The Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering department of the Institute of Technology, Nirma University takes immense pride to announce that our student, Ms Prapti Bordoloi (3000 USD) and our alumni, Ms Somya Gupta (3000 USD) are selected to receive the prestigious ISA Educational Foundation Scholarship Award 2023. Ms Somya Gupta is also selected to receive the Food and pharmaceutical industries division scholarship in the amount of 2000 USD.
They have received this for their illustration of outstanding potential for contributions to the field of automation and instrumentation systems. ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives.
ISA Students’ Chapter Nirma University is very delighted to share that Mr. Haard Shah from the section has been honoured with ‘Excellence in Student Section Leadership Award’. This remarkable achievement marks a momentous milestone for us, as it is the first time ever that this esteemed recognition has been bestowed upon our chapter on a global scale. So far no section president has won this prestigious award from the entire District-G. So, ISA, Nirma University has maintained the legacy to signature its journey with Excellence.
We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Haard Shah for making the section proud. This achievement indicates the passion and dedication he had for ISA have truly shaped the path to excellence for both him and the chapter.
We would also like to express our gratitude to Dr. Himanshu Patel, Faculty Advisor of the chapter and HOD, E&I department, Nirma University for his invaluable guidance and mentorship.
Once again, congratulations to Mr. Haard.
The department is delighted to announce that (19BIC014) under the guidance of Dr H K Patel has emerged as the Winner of the Dewang Mehta IT Award 2023 on 10/08/2023.
Our PhD student Meet Parmar presented the research paper titled: “Hybrid Force and Position Control of the KUKA IIWA Robotic Manipulator” at International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Signal and Image Processing (AIRoSIP) 2023 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 9th – 10th August 2023. He received the Best Presenter award in the same.
Team “A-Man-Tab” comprising of Electronics and Instrumentation engineering undergraduate students Shivam Bhatia, Umang Kathiriya, Raj Dalwadi of Institute of Technology, Nirma University, under mentorship of Prof. Sneh K. Soni represented Institute of Technology, Nirma University in 3rd edition of Open Automation Challenge-2023. The competition is a national level automation competition organised by ABB and B&R Automation. This year the competition was held at NBN Sinhgad School of Engineering, Pune during 16-17 February 2023.
The team A-Man-Tab was selected in the top 15 teams for the project demonstration out of 106 proposals received. The competition was planned for two weeks, during the first week all the participants were given online training on different tools such as Automation studio, Robot Studio. During the second week based on the learning received from the training sessions, teams were required to implement prototype of project submitted in their proposal.
The team worked on the theme & Smart Automation for Healthcare / Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Automated the Tablet manufacturing process and presented future prospects using ABB and B&R automation technology. Team proposed a solution from handling raw material, monitoring and control of different unit operations followed by quality inspection and packaging, with additional remote dashboard facility in the competition. Dr. H.K. Patel – HoD (EI Dept.) and Dr. R. N. Patel – Director, IT, NU, congratulated the team for their achievement and encouraged them to carry forward the legacy of excellence.
Six students from the Instrumentation & Control Engineering Department of Institute of Technology, Nirma University, secured scholarships worth USD 9725, from the International Society of Automation (ISA), USA.
Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University takes immense proud to announce that three of our students working under the aegis of ISA student’s chapter Nirma University are selected to receive the prestigious ISA PMCD Scholarship Award for the year 2020-2021. Students successfully achieved a total scholarship of $2500. The ISA Process Measurement and Control Division accept scholarship applications every year. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to process measurement and control.
Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering,Institute of Technology,Nirma University takes immense proud to announce that three of our students working under the aegis of ISA student’s chapter Nirma University are selected to receive the prestigious ISA Educational Foundation Scholarship Award 2020. Students successfully achieved a total scholarship of USD 6000. They have received this for their illustration of outstanding potential for contributions to the field of automation and instrumentation systems. ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives.
Team CON-SOL-E of IC department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University of won the GOLD CUP at a prestigious national level competition MECUP 2020. Team got prize money worth Rs 1,00,000 and MITSUBISHI will sponsor entire team’s trip to Japan.
Students of the department have won silver cup consecutively three times in a row [2017,2018 and 2019] at MECUP, a prestigious National Level Automation Competition for Students organised by Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd.
The Department is highly privileged to announce that the students from IC branch have achieved the international scholarship [2019 ISA Educational Foundation Scholarship] of $1500 – $2000. The felicitated students had been working under the aegis of ISA student’s chapter Nirma University.
Innovseed Incubation LLP- Project Expo-2019 held at Surat Convention Centre supported by NITI Aayog. IC department’s student team participated and won second prize.
Makerfest – A Project expo -2019 held at M.S.University, Baroda. IC department’s student team participated and won second prize.
Team Con-Sol-E 2.0 from IC dept. IT, NU participated in 3 rd Mitsubishi Electric Cup. A National Level Automation competition and secured Silver cup for the year 2018 with cash prize of Rs. 75,000/-.
On 24th and 25th February 2023 Infineon Technologies organized a workshop at Nirma University followed by a hackathon. The contest was designed around three problem statements, Voice control over PSoC, Cryptanalysis, and Smart Navigator.
On the first day of the workshop, participants were provided with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop the project. The day ended with a quiz round, where Jainam Prajapati, a third-year student from Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering department, was declared the second runner-up. The top three position holders were given prizes for their performance.
From 9th to 14th December 2022, the All India University west zone basketball tournament was conducted at M L Sukhadia University, Udaipur. A. Praveen Kumar from Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Department was a part of the Nirma University basketball team. In this tournament, Nirma University basketball team reached the Semifinals of the tournament.