Hunt for India's Best Academic Project Contest - 2015

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by Ankita Katdare at 12:09 PM
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Nine years back, Akshai Varde started the company called 'Vardenchi Motorcycles' with a team of 3 and Rs. 2 Lakhs in funds. His passionate attempt at the remodeling bikes business has grown today to a workforce of 22, where people shoulder the responsibilities of the various aspects of the company like Design and Engineering, Production, and Quality Assurance. What began as an idea to bring beautiful artworks on the streets of India, has now become a nationally known brand. Akshai has a...
by Ankita Katdare at 2:40 PM
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Best known as the architect of India's first supercomputer and as the founder Executive Director of C-DAC, India's national initiative in supercomputing, he is credited with the creation of several national institutions, notably amongst them being C-DAC, ER&DC, IIITM-K, I2IT, ETH Research Lab, MKCL and India International Multiversity.

He has been a Member of Scientific Advisory Committee to Cabinet of Govt of India, Governing Council Member of CSIR, India and eGovernace Committee Chairman...
by Farjand at 12:00 AM
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He graduated in Commerce from Pune University and became a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He later went on to do his MS from Sloan School of Management MIT Cambridge, USA. And guess what, he is now riding on his shoulders the huge company, KPIT Cummins. Not only that, he has taken the engineering industry by storm by the IT Solutions that his company provides.

We are proud to present you the words of Mr. Ravi Pandit, CEO and Group Chairman, KPIT Cummins....
by Ankita Katdare at 2:42 PM
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Born in Petach Tikva, Prof. Peretz Lavie graduated from Tel Aviv University with a BA in Psychology and Statistics and completed his PhD studies in Physiological Psychology at the University of Florida in 1974. Following this Professor Lavie was a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California in San Diego.

In 1975 Professor Lavie joined the Technion as a lecturer and there has been no looking back for him ever since. He is also a...
by Ankita Katdare at 12:00 AM
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Jacque Fresco has been envisioning the future for almost a century. An industrial designer and social engineer, he is a forerunner in the field of Human Factors Engineering, has worked as both innovator and inventor in a wide range of fields spanning aerospace, medicine, architecture, automotive design, psychology and much more. He is the founder of the Venus Project (formerly Sociocyberneering, Inc.), a twenty-one acre research facility in Venus, Florida -- the function of which is to...
by CE-InFocus at 12:00 AM
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Mr. K.S. Pua, born and brought up in Malaysia, completed graduation in Electronic Control Engineering from National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, China. Known popularly as the 'Inventor of Pen-Drive', he currently works as the Founder & CEO of Phison Electronics Corp.

We asked Mr. Pua about his growing up years, his million dollar idea of inventing the pen drive, his experiences in building his venture, about innovation, engineering and more.

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by CE-InFocus at 2:24 PM
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Mr. A. V. Ramani, graduated from the last batch of B.Sc. (Hons.) Chem. Tech., Andhra University is a member of a huge multi-disciplinary team of Engineers, basic biological scientists, clinical experts, who have developed various BioMedical devices like Disposable Blood Bag and some critical disposables like the Cardiotomy reservoir, Blood filter and Blood Oxygenator. They also invented a Hydrocephalus...
by Ankita Katdare at 12:00 AM
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Moshe Kam (Ph.D., P.E.) is the Department Head and Robert Quinn Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Drexel University. He also serves as Director of the Drexel University National Security Agency (NSA) Center for Excellence in Information Assurance Education, and as Director of the Data Fusion Laboratory.

We asked Mr. Kam about his great work and responsibilities as the IEEE...
by Ankita Katdare at 6:14 AM
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Mr. Thomas L. Magnanti originally trained as a Chemical Engineer, is the Institute Professor and former Dean of the School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is currently the President of the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) established in collaboration with MIT.

We asked him about his experiences in teaching young engineers, about quality of...
by Ankita Katdare at 8:30 AM
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Sachin Agarwal is the face behind Posterous. He graduated from Stanford University in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and worked on Final Cut Pro at Apple for 6 years before starting his own venture Posterous. The aim behind it was to make online publishing easier than ever before. All you have to do is just send your content on...