On 29th May 2021, Mr Rohan Raghunanda, who is a Mechanical engineer and is an expert in 3D printing technology participated in a webinar titled “Basics of Additive Manufacturing “. He started his own company Addere Creations in the year 2017 and has also filed many patents. Addere Creations offers various programs for the industries, students, and Innovators like Trainings, Workshops, Internships, Courses, Technical feasibility studies and custom material selections in the areas of 3D Designing, 3D Scanning etc., He shared his knowledge & his experiences with the startup journey. More than 80 participants (Faculty & Students) from SASTRA University & various colleges joined the webinar virtually.
An exclusive webinar session on “Digital Farming for Sustainable Agriculture” in the areas of IoT, AI, Drones, AR/VR and Robotics was presented by Mr Santhosh, CEO from TABIF for the Incubatees and the students of SASTRA University. He discussed the Agri based product requirements and nurturing the start-ups in operational areas related to Farm Innovation, Food Innovation & Agricultural Engineering Innovation. This webinar helped the participants in understanding the challenges, benefits and necessity of the technological advancements in the agriculture space.
Core Team of IoT Club conducted a webinar on IoT communication protocols for the students from SASTRA University and various colleges. They had an overview of sensors, microcontrollers, wireless protocols, cloud computing etc., Finally, the IoT Prototype model was demonstrated to the students and they Implemented with Arduino Board, esp8266, interfacing sensors with GPIO Pins, Upload the data to the Cloud using the Adafruit platform and overview the application of NodeMcu ESP8266.