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, Associate Vice President at Global Logic, 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.
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.
Startup Weekend & Pitchfest – Industrial experts delivered power talks on the emerging technologies, developing industrial use cases with collaborative opportunities and Panel discussion on securing funding for Innovators and Incubators. A session on Innovation Voucher Program (IVP) for early startup Technopreneurs was delivered by EDII TN. Many techno startup ideas were presented by the students from various colleges and the ideas were evaluated by the mentors of SASTRA TBI.