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Science Week (24th February, to 3rd March, 2018)

Written by Ahemed Haneen

IEEE Kochi Hub has observed science week in connection with National Science day which was falling on 28th February 2018. 17 Events were conducted by various student branches under the IEEE Kochi Hub. The Events conducted by each student branches were : 

Govt. Model Engineering College

1.Tech Talk

Talk on Distortion of Science in popular media: Student Branch on Govt. Model Engineering College has celebrated science day by conducting a talk on Distortion of Science in Popular Media by eminent Science writer and physicist Dr. S Vaisakhan Thambi. 120 Students participated for the event.

2. Online Quiz

The IEEE Student Branch of Govt. Model Engineering College has conducted an online quiz as a part of science day exclusively for IEEE Members. 80 Students have participated in the same.

3. Tech Talk

Talk on Advancement in Biomedical engineering and Technology: The IEEE Student Branch of Govt Model engineering College conducted a talk session on Advancement of Biomedical Engineering. The session was handled by Mr.Koruthu P Varughese, Chairman of IEEE EMBS Society of Kerala Section. He is a senior scientist and a pioneer in biomedical engineering.


Govt College of Engineering, Thrissur

1. Debate Competition

IEEE Student Branch of GEC Thrissur conducted a debate on the topic Science or God. It was conducted in three phases and a total of 30 students participated for the same.

2. Paper Presentation Competition

IEEE SB of GEC Thrissur in collaboration with PES Kerala Section and Kerala State Electricity board jointly conducted a paper presentation competition on the topic electric mobility, power utilities and challenges. 20 students participated for the same.

3. A session on Technical Paper writing and presentation

IEEE SB of GEC thrissur conducted a session on technical paper writing and presentation which was handled by M.Tech Students of the same college. 30 students participated for the same.

4. Ham Radio Seminar

IEEE SB of Govt. College of Engineering Thrissur has conducted a ham radio seminar. 200 Students participated for the same. The session was handled by Shri. John T R, Managing Director Emac Automation Solutions, Shri. MA Shajahan, President ADMC, Shri. Dr. T K Mani, Retd Principal Model Engineering College.


St Joseph College of Engineering and Technology, Palai

1. Online idea competition

In connection with the science week IEEE student branch of SJCET organized an online idea competition. A socially relevant problem was given for which an innovative solution has to be proposed. The competition had 6 entries. This competition boosts up one’s ability to solve the problems prevailing in the society.

2. Spectrum Talk

The IEEE student branch of SJCET coordinated a spectrum talk in connection with science week on 01/03/2018.The talk was about hyperloop, which  is a proposed mode of  passenger and/or freight transportation, released by a joint team from Tesla and SpaceX. The talk was delivered by Anto P Biju of S6; EEE.About 50 students were present for the talk. The talk revamped the students’ knowledge about the topic.

3. Debate Competition

The IEEE student branch of SJCET organized a debate competition in connection with the science week on 03/03/2018.The debate was about “AI is a boon or bane”. 4 teams of 2 students each participated for the competition. The panel was judged under the guidance of Asst Prof. Dawn Jose and Deepu Job. The debate helped to enhance the scientific knowledge and speaking prowess of students. Abraham Raji of AEI and Nevin Abey Robert of mechanical department bagged the first prize. The debate concluded with an inference that AI is a boon to the society.


Adi Shankara Institute of Science and Technology

1.Science day awareness session

The IEEE Student branch of Adi Shankara Institute of Science and Technology conducted a talk session on “The Importance of Research and Technological Development”. The session was handled by Dr. Anand Raj Hariharan. 40 students participated for the session.


Mar Athanasius College of Engineering

1. Talk on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

The IEEE Student branch of Mar Athanasius College of Engineering Conducted a talk session on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency which was handled by Jikku Jose, who is a member of Trivandrum blockchain community. 120 members participated for the same.

2. Science Quiz

The IEEE Student Branch of MA College conducted a science quiz comprising of 38 teams as a part of IEEE Science week. A total of 76 students participated for the same.


Albertian Institute of Science and Technology

1. The Raman Effect

IEEE Student Branch of Albertian Institute of Science and Technology conducted a Treasure hunt. There were 6 stages including an online preliminary round. 99 students participated for the event.


College of Engineering, Cherthala

1. Online Science Quiz

IEEE Student Branch of Cherthala College of Engineering conducted an online quiz as a part of Science Week. 50 Students participated for the same.


Sahradaya College of Engineering , Kalady

1. Tech quiz on Science Week

The IEEE Student branch of Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology, Kalady has conducted a technical quiz. 150 students participated for the same.

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