SASTRA-TBI launched clubs 3Dprinting, Internet of Things, and Virtual Reality on Vijayadasami day, October 26. The club was inaugurated by our eminent industry expert Mr Sridharan Venkataramanan, AVP at Global Logic, who explained the objectives of the Club and encouraged the students to take part in the upcoming events to get more benefit. He also added, a brief talk about Virtual Reality and its applications in different fields. Mr Aashik Rahman, CEO & Founder at Propeller Technologies, displayed the proficiency of his company which grown within a few years. It aims to nurture the future generation of entrepreneurs through various services like Consultancy, Training, Education, and research. At the end of the Session, Mr Deepak, Founder of Tilt, shared his experience with the students and had a better interaction.
Mr. Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan, Director and CEO, Cavinkare, the keynote speaker of Startup Weekend shed his insights on business models and innovative processes in different brands ranging from telecom to personal care. Dr. Chandrasekhar U, Program Director – AddWize Wipro3D delivered the domain address in 3D-Printing and Additive Manufacturing and Mr. Manickam Loganathan, Global Head – NextGen Design to Mfg CoE, Engineering & Industrial Services at TCS on IoT-VR. Panel discussion on Securing early-stage funding consisted of Mr.S. Rangarajan, Mr. Ramakrishnan K, Mr. Arun Natarajan and Mr. G. Ramasubramanian who are venture capitalists and investment stalwarts.
Daksh, SASTRA University’s techno-management extravaganza, entered its fourteenth edition with the theme being ‘smart living’. The first day began with powerful speeches by prominent speakers – Shri Dushyant Shridhar, renowned speaker and thought leader, Mr. Kovaichelvan from TVS Institute, Mr. Chandramoulishwaran from Paypal, and Ms. Yamouna David of the International Happiness Observatory. Eight hackathons with students working on smart solutions of value to society and the industry with the problem statements given by prestigious companies and the collector of Thanjavur himself. Nearly fourteen winning teams walked away with SASTRA TBI’s promise to support their endeavors, and a substantial cash prize as well.