Advancement of Education

INTRODUCTION

The educational institutions promoted by the Hope Foundation and Research Centre as a part of their philosophy, organise various value added courses and events every academic year for the student aspirants with a very high competitive spirit and strong determination to include them in their achievements and accomplishments. 

As a participant in such events, the student gets a chance to meet with other like-minded students, professors and professionals to discuss issues of importance and also learn field-related job skills that can help them be better prepared for their future career. 

These events also provide a platform for the students to highlight their talent and skills leading to a valuable learning outcome. The winners of these events are encouraged with appropriate recognition.

06

Oct

2022

Seminar on Higher Education Opportunities in Germany

Mr Vinayak Thorave, an alumnus of the Chemical Engineering Department and currently pursuing MS (Process Safety and Environmental Engineering) from OVGU University, Magdeburg, Germany.

He was invited to interact with Third Year and Final Year Chemical Engineering students, with an objective of awareness about the master’s program in Germany. Mr Vinayak Thorave shared his experience with an application process for a master’s program in German Universities and also explained the importance of learning a foreign language. He also shared the education system in German Universities and opportunities to earn while learning. Final-year Chemical Engineering students coordinated the event successfully. Ms Purva Vanjari hosted the program and all faculty members of the Chemical Engineering Department were present for the seminar.

24

Jul

2022

Seminar on Career Opportunities in the Indian Coast Guard

Finolex Academy of Management and Technology, Ratnagiri organised a career guidance seminar on “Career Opportunities in Indian Coast Guard” on 25th July 2022 for the students of Mechanical Engineering.

The seminar was organised under the guidance of Dr Kaushal Prasad, Principle FAMT, Dr. M. S. Kirkire, HoD Mechanical. Prof. M. L. Naik and Prof. P. B. Horambe coordinated the seminar successfully. 

20

Jul

2022

Webinar on Non-contact Metrology

Finolex Academy of Management and Technology, Ratnagiri organised a career guidance seminar on “Career Opportunities in Indian Coast Guard” on 25th July 2022 for the students of Mechanical Engineering.

The students learnt the non-contact measurements which are gaining importance in Metrology as they offer high speeds of measurements with increased accuracy associated with flexibility. Mr Ravi Kumar demonstrated how the size of manufactured components is getting reduced and accuracy demand enlarged in industries like Precision engineering, the Smartphone industry, and the Optical industry with tight tolerances.

29

Jun

2022

Webinar on Non-contact Metrology

Indian Machine Tool Manufacture’s Association (IMTMA) organised a Webinar on Statistical Process Control on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in online mode for the students of Final Year Mechanical Engineering. 

Mr Gautam Doshi (Advisor, IMTMA) was the speaker for the webinar. The webinar was attended by 26 students. The program was organised under the guidance of Dr M. S. Kirkire, HoD Mechanical. Prof. Harshal Salvi coordinated the webinar successfully.

04

Apr

2022

Seminar on Automation: Robotics & Artificial Intelligence

PMS Robotics Research Centre (Pune) organised an online Seminar by Mr Pushpashil Salunke on Automation: Robotics & Artificial Intelligence on 4 April 2022 for the students.

Mr Pushpashil Salunke highlighted the working of the robot along with its significance. He also explained the artificial intelligence and safety issues related to robots in the final phase of his talk. The seminar introduced the students to the basics of structure, architecture, use and applications of robot automation & AI.

01

Apr

2022

Seminar on Career Opportunities in Chemical Industry

FAMT organized a Seminar on Career Opportunities in Chemical Industry by Mr Nitin Patil, Alumnus of the Chemical Engineering Department working in Reliance Life Sciences Ltd.

to interact with the Chemical Engineering students, to choose the best sector in the chemical industry to decide the career path for their future.
Mr Nitin Patil shared his journey in FAMT and elaborated on the importance of academics for further growth in the industry. He also enlightened students about off-campus placement opportunities and achieving their personal goals.

28

Mar

2022

Seminar on Robot Automation

Skillo Adaptics Automation Technology Private Limited organized a Seminar by Mr Saurabh Ahelleya on Robot Automation in hybrid mode for the students of Mechanical Engineering.

The seminar introduced the students to the basics of structure, architecture, use and applications of robot automation. He demonstrated the working of the robot along with its significance. The session ended with a question-answer session and a vote of thanks.

24

Mar

2022

Seminar on Personality Development & Interview Techniques

FAMT organized a Seminar by Mr Rajeev Jambhekar, Assistant General Manager, Vinati Organics Ltd. on Personality Development & Interview Techniques for Chemical Engineering 

students, to create awareness amongst students about their careers. All faculty members of the Department of Chemical Engineering attended the seminar.

07

Mar

2022

Webinar on Advances in VLSI-FPGA Design

A Webinar by Mr Ritesh Belgudri, FAMT Alumnus on Advances in VLSI-FPGA Design: An Industry perspective and Career Opportunities was organized for the students of TE and BE E&TC students, and the faculty members.

Mr Ritesh Belgudri has worked as Field Applications Engineer at Intel Corporation, Bengaluru and also associated with Axlware Technologies as a FPGA Architect and with Unizen Technologies, Bangalore as FPGA Design Engineer for four years. He explained the hardware details of the MAX10 FPGA board and some FPGA boards and suggested some projects to students and advised learning by doing.

05

Mar

2022

Webinar on Innovations and Intellectual Property Rights

A Webinar by Dr Anand Kakade, Founder on Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights was organized for all FAMT faculty and E&TC students.

Dr Anand Kakade explored all the topics in detail with case studies of commercial products. He also explained ways to convert projects into a product. He explained the technical aspects of 12 commercial products launched by him in the market e.g. world’s first curd making machine, and IOT based saline monitoring system which was tested in Krishna hospital, Karad.

04

Mar

2022

Webinar on 3D-EXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS- The Future of Design

Dassault Systems organised by Mr Gurpreet Singh on Webinar on 3D-EXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS for the students of Mechanical Engineering.

The webinar introduced the students to the basics of workflow based on Industry Standard Cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE Works with SOLIDWORKS. Mr Gurpreet Singh demonstrated the use of 3D Creator and 3D SCULPTOR for complex modelling. Mr Rohit Chhabra discussed the way cloud-based workflow helps to connect all stages of product development and enables all teams to access common central data to work simultaneously. The session ended with a question-answer session and a vote of thanks.

 The webinar was attended by 53 students.

04

Mar

2022

Seminar on Basics of Electric Vehicles

FAMT conducted an online Seminar by Dr Sanjay Patel on Basics of Electric Vehicles for the students of Mechanical Engineering. The seminar introduced the students to the basics of electric vehicles and their future perspectives.

Dr. Sanjay Patel shared the history of EV development in India and explained the need for EVs and their benefits and drawbacks compared to conventional internal combustion engines. Further, he elaborated on EV driveline components and factors to be looked at the time of EV purchase. Battery charging and swapping technologies were also discussed along with the technical parameters.

18

Feb

2022

Webinar on “New Product Development Process”

Dr Rajesh explained about grabbing the market opportunities that are feasible and sustainable and about bringing new purpose driven ideas.

By giving real world examples such as phone pe, google pay, Paytm and Zomato, Swiggy and Ola, Uber and by making a comparison between them. He explained how these ideas work and there is always a chance of upgrading and repurposing the existing ideas. He also shared, with the help of software and the points mentioned like idea gathering, development and testing, value proposition and market strategies how to fulfil consumer’s needs.

12

Feb

2022

Webinar on My Story: Motivational Session by Successful Startup Founder

FAMT organized a Webinar by Dr Sandip Patil on My Story: Motivational Session by Successful Startup Founder for students to highlight the importance of research, publication and patents in the field of Chemical Engineering. He explained innovative ideas to the students which would be helpful to become a successful entrepreneur.

All faculty members of the Department of Chemical Engineering and a total of 57 students attended the webinar. Alumnus Sandeep Sanjay Kulkarni, TCS, designed the web poster for the event.

22

Jan

2022

Webinar on Future Scope and Career Opportunities in Mechanical Industry

FAMT in association with ETI organized a career guidance Webinar on Future Scope & Career Opportunities in Mechanical Industry for the students of Final year Mechanical Engineering.

Experienced experts from multiple fields conducted the webinar. Mr Nikesh Desai, working as a Quality Manager at Jacobs Engineering, Mr Aatish Rane working at Max Aerospace, Prof. Prathamesh Sawant from Patvin Engineering delivered the webinar. Mr Nikesh Desai shared his experience with Quality Engineering in detail. Mr Aatish Rane inspired the students to enter the field of Aerospace Engineering with his in-depth guidance and live experiences. Prof. Prathamesh Sawant talked about the Piping Industry in all aspects. The experts also guided the students about getting their first job, career abroad and guidelines about jobs in MNC’s.

22

Jan

2022

Webinar on “Career opportunities after GATE Exam”

The session was organised by the Hope Foundation’s I²IT in association with the GATE academy for SE and TE students. It was conducted by Mr. Akash, M.Tech from IIT Kanpur on 22nd January 2022.

He has explained the structure of the GATE exam and skills required to crack the exam. He also gave information about Career opportunities available after the GATE exam. Along with all this information he also cleared misconceptions related to Career opportunities after GATE.

22

Jan

2022

Know your Domain: Web-Development Edition

The “Know your Domain- Web Development Edition” was the fourth successful iteration of GDSC domain specific event series. The event started out with a brief history about the websites and how they work,

followed by busting a few commonly prevalent myths about the domain. After discussing in detail about the Front-End and the Back-End architecture, the speakers then emphasised the importance of Web-development and the bright future it holds as an ever growing career. Following with how to be a successful Front-End, Back-End or a Full-Stack developer with the help of a detailed road map. With the help of a live demonstration we talked over hosting your own website and use cases of API’s. On top of that the speakers shared the links of free, quality structured resource material available across the internet.

15

Jan

2022

A Webinar on Gearing Up-Phase III

The third talk of the Gearing Up Webinar Series was delivered by Shri Paresh Teredesai to a total of 109 students for the Preparation of the Interview.

Mr. Paresh discussed preparations one day before the interview. He suggested tips like reading Job description carefully, gathering data of the company in various aspects, trying to match similarities and gaps between resume and Job description, preparing for the most common questions and expected answers and rehearsing the interview. He further suggested having proper rest and clothing, reaching the interview place well before the scheduled time and avoiding anxiety.

Later, he discussed the dos and don’ts during the interview, different situations and solutions, commonly asked questions, and their typical expected answers. Lastly, some tips related to the post-interview process were given.

18

Dec

2021

A webinar on “Road to Global Masters Programs”

The International Institute of Information Technology (I²IT) has signed an MOU with IMS Learning Resources Private Limited (IMS) for coaching students in preparation for the CAT/GRE/GMAT/TOEFL/IELTS

examinations and consulting students for overseas admissions. In view of providing a brief introduction and getting acquainted students with the benefits of joining the IMS Academy and future path to education in abroad, the Central Library (I²IT), Pune in association with IMS Learning Resources Private Limited (IMS) has organized an orientation session entitled “Road to Global Masters Programs” for all students by an eminent speaker Mr. Kamlesh Sajnani, Managing Director – IMS Learning Resources Private Limited (IMS)

08

Nov

2021

A Webinar on Cyber Awareness

FAMT organized a webinar on “Cyber Awareness” to spread awareness about how one’s internet presence can be manipulated and how to avoid it.

Cyber Security is a concerning topic in the world of the internet and Mr. Siddhesh Shelar, a BE student of the Electrical Engineering Department, took the initiative to spread awareness about it.

Mr. Siddhesh Shelar has many prestigious certifications in the field of Cyber Security. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) & Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) with six years of experience in Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security.

06

Dec

2020

A Webinar on Keys to Success

Hope Foundation’s FAMT organized a webinar on Keys to Success: Four Keys to Build a Successful Career for TE and BE IT, students. Ms Pranoti Waingankar was the resource person for the same.

Ms Pranoti is having six years experience in the fields of Strategy Consulting and Advisory, a brand management and advertising.

She briefly explained different skills like strategic thinking, interpersonal communication, creative thinking and commercial awareness. She also shared her experience in the field of strategic planning and her current job role.

A total of 110 students from TE and BE IT attended this event. All students shared positive feedback and requested to arrange the same every year.

18

Sep

2019

A webinar on “Road to Global Masters Programs”

FAMT organized a Seminar on “Embedded Systems” on 18th September, 2019 by Mr. Manish Baing, an alumnus of Electronics Engineering Department (2011 Batch).

He delivered the seminar. Mr. Manish is currently working as a Senior Firmware Engineer in Eaton Company, Pune, with a work experience of more than 7 years. The seminar intended to guide the students about the necessary skill-set required to become an Embedded System Engineer and listen to his work experience too.

Accordingly, Mr. Manish guided the students regarding the skill-set required to become an Embedded System Engineer and ways to acquire and improve their knowledge by sharing few website links and references. Emphasis was given on using open-source tools. He also shared his experience and detail on his career progression after graduation to guide the students to pursue their career.

11

Mar

2018

HEF Convention

Higher Education Forum held its 9th Annual Convention co-hosted by I²IT in Hinjewadi, Pune.

Focused on the theme of ‘Skill India, Build India’. this convention brought together stalwarts in the education sector to discuss and share ideas about the role of higher education institutions in issues related to congruence of knowledge and skills, technological disruptions and other similar challenges in the 21st century. The event brought together stakeholders from the Government, INstitutions and Coporates and became the perfect platform to share ideas so as to build a strong skill-based country.

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22

Aug

2022

Value Added Course on “Power BI”

Value Added Course on “Power BI” was organised to help and support students to build the understanding towards fields like Data analytics and Visualisation using tools like BI required for many big companies. 

It was a fully hands-on session for our students where students were engaged in its practical assignments. Tutor gave daily assignments for every day covering points. They provided the solutions to various issues faced by the students during the session. They also shared the information regarding opportunities for internship and placements in their company. This 2 day course ended with a quiz to see the learning throughout and discussed the solution of the same.

30

Jul

2022

Add-On Course on Soft Computing for Electrical Engineering Students

An Add On Course On Soft Computing was organised for BE Electrical students to provide insights into soft computing by Prof. Mangesh S Modak. Different soft computing techniques covered in the course were

The course was conducted by, Assistant professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, FAMT, Ratnagiri Different soft computing techniques covered in the course were Artificial Neural Network, Fuzzy logic,  Genetic Algorithm, Particle swarm optimization, Artificial bee colony

31

Mar

2022

Value-added Course on Technical Paper Writing and Presentation

A one-day Value Added Course on Technical Paper Writing and Presentation was organised  for BE IT students.  The course provided the knowledge about good presentation and delivering it effectively.

 Along with this, a technical paper writing session was conducted which helped the students to conduct research study as a part of their curriculum.

12

Mar

2022

Bridge Course in Embedded Systems and Programming

FAMT organized a Bridge course on Embedded System and Programming by Prof. M. A. Jadhav. A Bridge course in Embedded System and Programming was designed to understand basic concepts of 

Embedded System, Classification & Design metrics of Embedded systems, and Challenges in optimization of metrics and assembly language programming for LPC 2148 16/32-bit RISC Microcontroller. The basic idea is to revive the fundamental concepts of Embedded systems and Programming.

05

Mar

2022

Add-on Course on Power Generation Technologies in India

Add-on Course on Power Generation Technologies in India was designed, developed and conducted by Prof. V. A. Sansare under the guidance of Dr S. D. Chawda and Prof. M. N. Tagare.

The basic objectives of the course were to describe various energy resources and electricity generation technologies in India. During the first session, Prof. V. A. Sansare shared various energy resources, their formation. Further, he explained the impact of non-renewable energy resources on the environment and the need for renewable energy resources. During the second session, he elaborated on various power generation technologies and explained the working of different power plants with figures and animation. In the last session, he focused on the current power generation status in India and mission 2030 for enhancing renewable power generation capacity in India.

04

Mar

2022

A Bridge Course on Introduction to Open Source ERP Tools

FAMT organized a bridge course on Introduction to Open Source ERP Tools for BE IT students. The course was conducted by Prof. Atiya Kazi with guidance from HoD IT, Dr Vinayak Bharadi.

 The course will benefit students to install ERP tools like odoo, ERPnext and bitrix ERP, comprehend the advantages and limitations of implementing ERP systems., the integration of various modules in open-source ERP tools like SCM and CRM and to perform and track business processes like accounting and inventory management using ERP tools.

All the attendees who attended the course were satisfied by the valuable hands-on experience about new age ERP tools which are not included in their curriculum.

03

Mar

2022

Bridge Course on Simulation tools for Mini Projects

A Bridge Course on Simulation Tools for Mini Projects was conducted to train the students in three simulation tools required for developing Mini Projects.

In the first stage, the students were introduced to programming the Arduino microcontroller using the Tinker CAD simulation platform. In the second stage, the students were trained to develop electronic simulation using LTSPICE Software. The LT SPICE simulation software helps students check and tweak their circuits before building hardware. In the third stage, students were trained for using Ki-CAD PCB designing software. In this session, students learnt how to develop an Electronic circuit schematic and PCB layout.

The one-day bridge course was conducted for the Second Year Electrical Engineering students.

18

Feb

2022

Add on Course on Introduction to Java programming

This add-on Course on “Introduction to Java programming” was arranged to give hands-on experience of Java Programming as per industry needs today. 

Mr. Suchit Gajbhiye started with the installation Java SDK environment to create, debug and run simple Java programs. He explained the OOP principles and proper programming structure to write java programs. Important contents to be covered under the same were also discussed. Students were able to develop Java programs using packages, inheritance, interface and error handling techniques. Session ended with the web application creation using database, Postman and Spring. Students enjoyed the course and also discussed assignments and quizzes conducted during the same.

24

Feb

2022

Enhancing Academic Productivity for Pedantic Data Capturing and Analysis

This session was organised and conducted to give hands-on training for “Ease of Academic Documentation” for all faculty members across institutes in the region. 

The session was conducted in offline mode at Hope Foundation’s, International Institute of Information Technology, Pune. Through this initiative the department aims for active learning of faculty by guidance of eminent personalities from industry, so that they will be benefited for their future endeavours and through the eminent personality guidance we can highlight the opportunity in this domain for ease of academic documentation.

30

Jan

2022

Add-on Course on Introduction to Geoinformatics

Hope Foundation’s I²IT organised a session on “Introduction to Geoinformatics” for all SE, TE, BE (E & TC) Students. Through this initiative we aim for active learning of our students by Eminent personalities from 

industry, so that they will benefit for their future endeavours and through the eminent personality guidance we can highlight the opportunity in this geo-informatics domain.

22

Jan

2022

Add-on course on “Full stack development with React and Node”

This Add-on course was organized for Third-year students by Mr. Ganesh Pawar, CEO of “Curiculo Live”. This 4 days Add-on course was started with the small web page creation using HTML, CSS and Javascript.

He provided the solutions to various issues faced by the students during the session. Also explained, how npm will help you to get the code for respective functionality of the project without writing it explicitly. He demonstrated how it is difficult to do little changes for the web page using Javascript and introduced the concept of React as the solution for the same. Importance of components, Props and states in React setup was discussed and demonstrated. Students were given with the small assignments on every topic covered.

24

Sep

2021

A Value Added Course on “Insight to Cloud & Application Deployment on the Server”

I²IT conducted a Value Added Course for Third year & Final year students on 24th & 25th September 2021. This 2 days course included the explanation of different concepts like, 

applications Of Cloud Computing, the Cloud Computing Domain,  working of Cloud Computing through Architecture. Mr. Charudatta Bangal & Mr. Nitin Panchal discussed Cloud Computing’s popular providers like AWS, Azure, GCP, and their differences.

It included the hand-on experience for our students to make use of VM from their local machine using putty. Students enjoyed creation of VM on cloud and deploying their own applications. They guided the students for different internship opportunities with their esteemed organizations.

15

Sep

2020

Design a Solar Home System for Homes

FAMT, in association with the Energy Swaraj Foundation led by Dr. Chentansingh Solanki, IIT Bombay, organized a free Certificate Course on Learn to Design a Solar Home System.

Information about this course was sent to almost 1600 students studying in Engineering Colleges across the entire country. It was offered free to the students. The course concluded on 15th September 2020.

The students were required to watch a total of 15 short videos on solar system design followed by a quiz. After successful completion of the quiz with a mandatory score, they were awarded a certificate from Energy Swaraj Foundation. The course was open for anybody above age 14 years irrespective of educational background. An attempt was made to impart knowledge of the solar system and its design.

The initiative received an excellent response from almost every district across Maharashtra and from the country. 1102 students from almost 20 states participated in the course. Out of these 375 students completed the course and received the certificate. Prof. M.N.Tagare, Associate Professor, organized the online course.

29

Sep

2019

Value added Course on ‘Internet of Things’

Training & Placement Cell of FAMT, organized a value added Course on ‘Internet of Things’ on FAMT campus.

Mr. Nishant Singh from Treezec E solutions Pvt. Ltd. was the resource person of the course. Total 24 students of B.E. Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering attended the course. It helped them to understand the concepts of setting up IOT workflow, Python programming, IOT protocols, IOT cloud infrastructure and performance and security in IOT.

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25

Mar

2022

Industrial Visit to Aboobaker Ice & Cold Storage Plant

FAMT arranged an industrial Visit to Aboobaker Ice & Cold Storage, MIDC, Mirjole, Ratnagiri on 25th March, 2022 for the Mechanical Engineering students.

The visit was undertaken for the subject – Heating, Ventilation Air conditioning, Refrigeration, Semester VI of Mechanical Engineering. The student gained knowledge about the Ice Plant working on Vapour Compression Refrigeration Systems. They also got the opportunity to closely observe the working of the three-cylinder Reciprocating Compressor and Induced Draft Cooling tower.

A total of 130 students including ISHRAE, ASHRAE and ASME student members were present during the visit.

16

Mar

2022

Industrial Visit at All India Radio (HPT), Hadapsar

SE, TE E&TC students have participated in Industrial Visit to All India Radio at Hadapsar Pune in where the students got an opportunity to visit All India Radio (Akashvani) 

Mediumwave Radio broadcasting station in Hadapsar, east of Pune, Maharashtra. This visit explored the students for analog and digital communication techniques applications discussed in AM, FM channels and broadcasting scenarios. All India Radio, officially known since 1957 as Akashvani, is the national public radio broadcaster of India and is a division of Prasar Bharati. It was established in 1936. It is the sister service of Prasar Bharati’s Doordarshan, an Indian television broadcaster.

18

Feb

2022

Virtual Industrial Visit to VOLTAS Beko

FAMT organized a Virtual Industrial Visit to VOLTAS Beko and around 90+ students participated in the event from various affiliating colleges to University of Mumbai.

Voltas is a part of the Tata group which was founded in 1954. It is India’s most trusted and largest air conditioning brand. Beko is an international home appliances brand of the Arcelik Group. Voltas Beko designs products and services with a consumer-first approach. The virtual visit improved the knowledge about industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems through various departments. The walkthrough was guided by Mr. Viral Shah, a company executive who explained the technical concepts of Industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

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09

Jan

2020

Industrial Visit to Finolex Power Plant

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized an Industrial Visit to Finolex Power Plant to bridge the gap between curriculum and current industry practices in the area of Thermodynamics on 9th January 2020.

A total of 06  students and Prof.Hemant V Chavan visited the plant and studied the actual boiler maintenance activities.

02

Jul

2019

Industrial Visit to GMRT (Giant Metrewave Radio)

I²IT Second Year (E&TC) Engineering students visited GMRT, nd Khodad as part of their Industrial Visit on 2 July 2019. GMRT is an array of thirty fully steerable parabolic radio telescopes of 45 meter diameter,

observing at meter wavelengths. It is operated by the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics. They studied construction of 30 large dishes with antenna configuration in a compact central array with longest interferometric baseline of about 25 km. The students also got an insight into the different modes of transmission and reception of signal and their processing at the base station.

07

Mar

2018

Industrial Visit to Vinati Organics

The department of Chemical Engineering organized an Industrial Visit to Vinati Organics Ltd, Lote, Khed,Ratnagiri, on 7 thMarch 2018 for Second & Third year students.

The objective of the visit was to give exposure to various unit operations and processes of chemical engineering.

During this visit Mr. R. R. More, Assistant Production Manager, guided the students thoroughly regarding Acrylamido Methylpropane Sulphonic Acid Process(ATBS). Mr. Shaunk More, Safety Manager, guided regarding safety and Mr. Rajeev Jambhekar, Assistant General Manager also played a valuable role during the visit. Prof. D.C Dengale and Prof. Raju K. Marag were the coordinators of the visit.

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09

Aug

2022

FAMT to Celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

FAMT celebrated Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav with various initiatives at the campus. As per the directions received from the government, Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign was conducted from 

09 August 2022 to 17 August 2022 to celebrate the 75th year of Indian Independence and inculcate patriotic feelings in the mind of Indian citizens. NSS Unit of FAMT prepared a selfie point under the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign. This selfie point was created in the office foyer where many students, faculty and staff members took their selfies with the Indian Flag and uploaded those on Har Ghar Tiranga’s website.

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01

Aug

2022

Five Days Online Training Programme on Cloud Computing

Finolex Academy of Management & Technology, Ratnagiri signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Gustovalley Technovations, Hosur, Tamil Nadu.

A 5 Days Online Training Programme was conducted by Mr Paul Abraham, Industry Expert Trainer, Gustovalley Technovations, Tamil Nadu. The main objective of the online training programme was to enhance practical knowledge and to develop interest among students in the cutting-edge field of cloud computing. The participants showed intense interest in attending such sessions in future too.

01

Apr

2022

IPR Awareness Programme on Intellectual Property Rights for Creative Minds

Mr Amol Ravindra Patil, NIPAM Officer, Examiner of Patents and Designs, Patent Office Mumbai, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India was a resource person for this awareness programme.

The programme was conducted online to create awareness about Intellectual Property Rights and to boost innovation and entrepreneurship development at the Institute. The programme was conducted under the National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission, Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks.

The various topics covered in the programme were background to Intellectual Property, Need for IPR, IPR – Patent, Industrial Designs, Copyrights, Trademarks, Other IPS – Geographical Indications, Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout Design, Plant Variety, Trade Secrets, Patent application filing process, fees, forms, examination process etc.
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30

Mar

2022

Workshop on VLSI and Embedded Systems

A one-day “Workshop on VLSI and Embedded Systems” was organized for Final year Diploma students at Sahyadri Polytechnic, Sawarde

The training was attended by a total of 37 students along with 04 faculty members. The training program provided the knowledge of simulation and synthesis using Quartus II software in the VLSI domain

Prof. G. S. Kulkarni, Associat Professor, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Department guided the students regarding Career Opportunities in VLSI and Embedded Systems. Prof. R. R. Kulkarni guided the students in the simulation and synthesis of Digital circuits using VHDL on Quartus II.

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Mar

2022

FAMT – TECHSPRING

FAMT organized the technical event ‘Techspring- 2K22’ to encourage students to showcase their innovative ideas and technical excellence. The students from the institute participated with great enthusiasm.

Events such as Innovative Project Idea Competition, Placement Arena, Circuit Building, Spell Bee, Debate Competition and Talent Show which includes Mehndi, Poem Writing and Painting were organized as a part of this event. This program served the objectives like motivating students to participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities for balanced academics, improve managing skills, leadership and team skills and overall Personality of students and improve the interaction between students.

22

Mar

2022

Training Programme on Microsoft Azure

An Online Training Programme on Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: Data Fundamentals was organized. This program covered the following key objectives of Data Science like exploration

of core data concepts, relational & non-relational data in Azure, modern data warehousing in Azure. The students were benefited with valuable core concepts of data fundamentals, which would motivate them to pursue their careers as data professionals.

11-12

Mar

2022

Workshop on Microcontroller Based Project Design using Proteus

A Two-day workshop on Microcontroller based Project Design using Proteus was organized for the students of second-year Electrical Engineering.

Prof. Sudhir S. Wamane shared information on Proteus and MP-Lab. Thereafter, Prof. Suhas H. Mhabadi emphasized the Project design by the interfacing of different IO devices with the microcontroller. Furthermore, hands-on practice was given to the participants to interface the keyboard, 7-Segment Display, Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) and Timer. In the later session, the complete projects of Traffic Signal controller and Voltage, Current and Phase angle measurement were demonstrated to the students. The software support for the Peripheral interfacing with the microcontroller was provided using Mp-Lab software.

10

Mar

2022

Workshop on Excel Based OBE Utility

One-day Workshop on Excel Based OBE Utility was conducted by Prof. Sachin Gurav– Assistant Professor. He explained the process of calculation of CO-PO attainment by using Excel Based OBE Utility.

In the second session of the workshop, the faculty members teaching First Year Engineering were asked to calculate CO-PO attainment of one class and one subject using the excel based OBE utility. 14 faculty members attended it.

05

Mar

2022

One day workshop on Tuning of PID Controllers

A one-day Workshop on Tuning of PID Controllers was organized to brief the students about the PID control algorithm and its usage in the control and automation industries.

Prof. Sudhir S. Wamane discussed the characteristics and industrial thumb rules to design the PID controllers with examples. The workshop covered various open and closed loop tuning methods of PID controllers’ viz. Ziegler – Nichols, Tyreus – Luyben, Cohen – Coon, Chien – Hrones – Reswick and damped oscillation tuning method. These tuning methods and their comparison in MATLAB software were also demonstrated by Prof. Suhas H Mhabadi.

The students shared positive feedback and enjoyed learning the methods to tune PID controllers.

04

Mar

2022

Programme on Cyber Crimes: Awareness and Prevention

FAMT organized a session on ‘Cyber Crimes: Awareness and Prevention’ through online and offline mode simultaneously. Mr Nitin Puralkar- Assistant Inspector of Police,

Cyber Crime Investigation Department, Ratnagiri addresses the audience. He was accompanied by Mrs Nisha Kelkar- Head Constable. Mr Puralkar explained how the increasing use of social media and online transactions, frequent cases of fraud are taking place these days causing physical and mental harm to the people. He further added that the Department of Police has launched a social awareness programme titled- ehSAS to create awareness among the people. He explained many prevention strategies regarding cybercrimes and made the audience aware of different types of Cyber Crimes.

21-25

Feb

2022

One Week FDP on Advanced Materials Processing

One Week Online Faculty Development Program on Advanced Materials Processing was organized by experts in the field of Heat Treatment, Energy Storage Materials, Additive Friction Stir Processing 

and the Manufacturing area. The Faculty Development Program sessions were delivered by the faculty from NIT, DIAT, COEP and Trinity College Dublin and the experts from industries. The FDP brought together people from different domains such as Mechanical Engineering, Materials, Manufacturing and acquainted the participants from the industries and academia to new materials or technologies exploring the future scope in the areas of materials and manufacturing.

56 participants from different academic institutions participated in this program.

21-25

Feb

2022

NVIDIA’s Online Training Course on Getting Started with Deep Learning

 An self-paced online Training Course on Getting Started with Deep Learning was organised by the Information Technology Department in association with NVIDIA for T.E. IT students.

The students learnt the fundamental techniques and tools required to train a deep learning model. A total 31 students of TE IT students completed the training course and received certificates from NVIDIA.

14

Feb

2022

One Month Online Internship Program in Large Scale Industry

The Adani Institute of Infrastructure Engineering (AIIE) in collaboration with Adani Dahanu Thermal Power Station (ADTPS), Dahanu organized a one-month online internship program in Large Scale Industry

for the students from the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. The program started with the introductory session about the large-scale industry. It was followed by the sessions discussing safety practices, fundamentals, operations and maintenance practices, construction details of a few major Equipment in the large-scale industries. Energy conservation initiatives, raw water system process, condition monitoring for Mechanical equipment, innovations, Six Sigma initiatives in large scale industry were the other important topics covered in the later sessions. Experienced field experts conducted these sessions with in-depth guidance and discussions.  The internship concluded with a session creating awareness about career opportunities in the field of large scale industries.

08

Feb

2022

One Day Online FDP on “Data Science and Big Data Analytics”

One Day Online FDP on “Data Science and Big Data Analytics” The program started with the introductory session about the large-scale industry. It was followed by the sessions

discussing safety practices, fundamentals, operations and maintenance practices, construction details of a few major Equipment in the large-scale industries. Energy conservation initiatives, raw water system process, condition monitoring for Mechanical equipment, innovations, Six Sigma initiatives in large scale industry were the other important topics covered in the later sessions. Experienced field experts conducted these sessions with in-depth guidance and discussions.  The internship concluded with a session creating awareness about career opportunities in the field of large scale industries.

06-07

Jan

2022

Workshop on Advanced Artificial Intelligence

The webinar was graced by highly qualified, speaker Mr. Mukesh Jain, who is CTO, Chief Innovation Officer & VP Insights & Data at Capgemini, India. He briefly explained how to approach problem-solving,

which is an essential skill in the IT field in a data-driven way. He proceeded to tell how that helps in decision making and illustrated it using use-cases which brought interactivity in the session. He provided examples for the same which helped students grab the essence of the matter. The speaker then brought forward the main topic AI and started by briefly summarizing the terminologies related to subjects in a way that familiarized the audience with the topic and elevated the interest level.

He also shared his experiences while working on the Microsoft Outlook team and how he used data analytics to solve a very basic but crucial problem by thinking in a data-driven way.

15-aug

Celebration of 75th Independence Day

International Institute of Information Technology (I²IT) celebrated the 75th Independence Day of India with great joy and enthusiasm on 15th August 2022.

The flag hoisting was done by Mrs Aruna M Katara, President, Hope Foundation and Research Centre with cultural and patriotic performances by faculty, staff and students. The whole event was filled with patriotism and the event concluded with tea and snacks.

15Jan

Celebration of 75th Independence Day

International Institute of Information Technology (I²IT) celebrated the 75th Independence Day of India with great joy and enthusiasm on 15th August 2022.

The flag hoisting was done by Mrs Aruna M Katara, President, Hope Foundation and Research Centre with cultural and patriotic performances by faculty, staff and students. The whole event was filled with patriotism and the event concluded with tea and snacks.

17

Dec

2021

Scientific Calculator Training to FE Students

Electrical Engineering Student’s Association organized a Webinar on 17th December, 2021 entitled “Scientific Calculator Training” to offter basic training to FE students on how to use a scientific calculator.

More than 100 students participated in the programme through Google Meet and live YouTube streaming.

Every engineering student considers Scientific Calculator as an academic lifesaver and EESA took the initiative to give a better understanding of how to use it for various calculations.

The event was hosted by Mr Nikesh Pandere, a BE student and member of EESA, who introduced and pointed the need for a scientific calculator as an Engineer. The presentation was done by Mr Swapnil Paradkar.

06

Dec

2020

Workshop on Mobile Application Development

FAMT organized a workshop on Mobile Application Development for TE and BE IT, students. Prof. Santosh Jadhav, Associate Professor Information Technology Department was the resource person for the same.

The workshop was specifically organized for IT students since Mobile Application Development is a very emerging field in the present market. Prof. Santosh Jadhav explained all fundamentals regarding Mobile Application Development and also explained important steps regarding the same.

The workshop was successfully coordinated by Prof. Deven Ketkar. A total of 51 students attended the workshop and shared positive feedback.

18

Sep

2019

One Day Workshop by Tom Tom

One Day Workshop was conducted by Tom Tom for BE Student Trainees at their Corporate Office, Pune.

 In workshop students were shown Live Traffic Center, Demo of Navigation Devices, Data generated integrated into their systems and Automatic Car Navigational systems

27

Aug

2018

Workshop on Signal & Systems Using MATLAB

Hope Foundation’s I²IT conducted a One Day Workshop on Signal & Systems Using MATLAB®. The workshop was designed to give the participants hands-on experience which helped them understand mathematical description 

understand mathematical description  and representation of continuous and discrete-time signals and systems. It also helped them develop input-output relationships for linear shift-invariant systems and understand the convolution operator for the continuous and discrete-time system. Also, this unique experience helped the 200+ participants understand and resolved the signals in the frequency domain using Fourier series and Fourier transforms as well as the limitations of Fourier transform and the need for Laplace transform and develop the ability to analyze the system in s- domain.

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09

Aug

2022

FAMT to Celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

FAMT celebrated Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav with various initiatives at the campus. As per the directions received from the government, Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign was conducted from 

09 August 2022 to 17 August 2022 to celebrate the 75th year of Indian Independence and inculcate patriotic feelings in the mind of Indian citizens. NSS Unit of FAMT prepared a selfie point under the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign. This selfie point was created in the office foyer where many students, faculty and staff members took their selfies with the Indian Flag and uploaded those on Har Ghar Tiranga’s website.

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06

Aug

2022

Industry Expert Lecture on Trending Technologies in Cloud Computing

FAMT organized an Expert Lecture titled Trending Technologies in Cloud Computing on 6th  August 2022, online as well as offline modes.

The lecture was organised for SE and TE students of the CSE(AIML) department. Mr Amit Sali, Managing Director of Appxerbia Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Pune, was the resource person for the expert lecture.The students learnt the fundamentals of cloud computing, Interpret the significance of virtualization in the context of cloud computing, become aware of various cloud computing services platforms and become aware of application design aspects of cloud computing.
The program was organised and conducted under the guidance of HoD. Prof. Vrishali V. Nimbalkar. and Prof. Mahesh A. Jadhav were the faculty coordinator and Miss. Sanika Pawar and Mr Kawshal Shirdhankar were the student coordinators of the program. A total of 93 students of SE and TE CSE participated in it. Many students interacted with Mr. Amit Sali in the question-and-answer session. The program ended with a vote of thanks.

30

Jul

2022

Impact Lecture series 2022 Session 2

Impact Lecture Series 2022 was organised in FAMT, under the directives of AICTE.  The objective of the first lecture was to give information regarding funding schemes from various government agencies.

Mrs Vidya Kulkarni, General Manager, District Industries Centre, Ratnagiri delivered a very informative lecture. She explained the scenario of businesses in Ratnagiri District and the basic requirements for starting any business. She also explained some of the flagship schemes run by the government to promote the entrepreneurship culture.
The second lecture was delivered by Dr Harish Tiwari, Principal, PCCOER, Ravet, Haveli Pune. The objective of the lecture was to orient the students toward Innovation in projects done by them. The speaker gave a vision of how the students can innovate and file patents or copyrights. He also briefly explained some of the intellectual properties.

24

Jul

2022

Impact Lecture Series 2022

Impact Lecture Series 2022 was organised at FAMT, under the directives of AICTE.
The objective of the first lecture was to orient students to Entrepreneurship Development. Mr Prasad S. Parab, the Founder & Director of Swara Green Technology Pvt. Ltd. (OPC) delivered a very informative and interactive lecture.

The second lecture was delivered by Mr Sunny Suresh Solekar, the Founder & Director of Confer act Green Energy Pvt. Ltd. The lecture aimed to orient the students toward Innovation in engineering. Mr. Solekar shared a vision about how the students can innovate in every day-to-day activity of life. The President of HOPE Foundation Aruna Katara madam inspired team IEDC to organise the series.

20

Jul

2022

Alumni Interaction Session on Career Guidance

An Alumni Interaction Session on ‘Career Guidance’ was organized by Dr Gaurang Prabhudesai (FAMT, EXTC alumni) Postdoctoral Researcher in Nanotechnology. He has completed a PhD from Shizuoka University, Japan

This session was attended by TE EXTC students. The session helped students to know about different career opportunities and role of semiconductors. Dr Gaurang Prabhudesai interacted with the students regarding different higher studies opportunities in countries like Japan and Germany.

12

Mar

2022

Expert Lecture on Fundamentals of Power Electronics & Application in Power Systems

An expert lecture on the “Fundamentals of Power Electronics & Application in Power Systems was organized for the students of second-year electrical engineering.

Dr Sandeep Chawda briefed about the objectives of the lecture i.e. to introduce the practical aspects of power electronics and motivate the students for selecting projects from the power electronics domain.

12

Mar

2022

An Expert Lecture on Innovative Technologies

An Expert Lecture by Dr Suman Sharma, Associate Professor, SKIT, Jaipur on Innovative Technologies as a Solution to Sustainable Development was organized.

This expert lecture focused on the market innovations, digitalization of utilities, smart usages of energy, grid modernization. All the participants enthusiastically attended the program and were satisfied by the valuable knowledge delivered by Dr Suman Sharma.

05

Mar

2022

Expert Interaction on Introduction to Swift Programming and App Development

An expert interaction session titled Introduction to Swift Programming and App Development in association with Apple iOS DUP was organised through CISCO Webex.

Mr Sudhir Kapadnis delivered sessions along with Mr Shibu MV, a talented professional with over 24 years experience in presales consulting to technology sales with a proven record of accomplishment on business development, channel management, technology training, technology positioning and managing strategic alliances.

22

Jan

2022

Expert Lecture on Statistical Modelling – Applications in Defence & Healthcare

This session is organized and conducted on “Statistical Modelling – Applications in Defence & Healthcare” for all faculty members in convention center.

Through this initiative we aim for active learning of our faculty by Eminent personalities from industry, so that they will benefit from their future endeavors and through the eminent personality guidance we can highlight the opportunity in this domain

15

Jan

2022

Alumni Interaction on Career Path for E&TC Engineers

An Online Alumni Session on Career Path for E&TC Engineers by Mr Vishal Chitale, Sr. Software Engineer at Hella GmBH, was organised through Google Meet.

Mr Vishal Chitale explained the importance of a strong resume and various ways to improve the resume through additional certifications, internships, projects, publications etc. Mr Harihar Dongare explained the importance of programming language and self-learning with the online resources. They also explained how E&TC Engineers can blend themselves in the Electronics and IT fields.

20

Nov

2021

Guest Lecture on “Industry-Oriented Aspect of Data Structures Through Case Study”

Mr Vishal Khatal is a Sr. Software Engineer with Zscaler (Ex- Microsoft) was the speaker for the session. The Presentation started with Introduction to Data Structures where he explained the use of sorting algorithm on lexicographically arranged data

Then he has taken one case study of Parking Lot. “Case Study Parling Lot: Design a parking lot where a certain number of cars can be parked for a certain amount of time. 

The parking lot can have multiple floors where each floor carries multiple slots. Each slot can have single vehicle parked in it. We can incorporate an ticketing system in the design so customers can park their cars without any human intervention”. Speaker explained students that for actual development of this problem, we need to check the requirements. That is, we need to break down this problem in small tasks. He also explained about the identification of entities in this case study and various classes required for this case study. Students were informed about inheritance in class hierarchy.

22

Nov

2020

Guest Lecture on “Industry-Oriented Aspect of Data Structures Through Case Study”

An Expert Lecture on “Python for Data Analytics” was organized by Hope Foundation’s FAMT on 22nd November 2020. The Expert lecture focused on creating awareness about python for data analytics, as a future career option for students

The attendees were across IT, Computer and E&TC branches.

The resource person invited for the webinar was Prof. Amar A Palwankar, Assistant Professor from the IT Department. He interacted with students via Google meet and answered their queries after the session. He emphasized on understanding of the value of Python, wide area of application, future trend about programming. The event was initiated by HoD IT, Dr Vinayak A. Bharadi and organized by Prof. Onkar D Dike.  All the students expressed a vivid interest in attending and benefiting from more such events in future.

14

Feb

2019

Everywhere I see Cache…!!

Mr. Nitin Bhide, who is an acclaimed Thinking Craftsman, Passionate Programmer, Mentor, Consultant, Trouble Shooter in the ITS sector gave a lecture on Cache. He started with the concept of cache and buffer.

He also explained the application of cache in software such as Proxy cache, Router cache, DNS cache, Query cache, CDNS etc. Later, he talked about page replacement techniques such as LRU, Random Eviction and FIFO. In Non-software, cache can be applied in the working memory of the brain, (Noguchi) filing system, kitchen etc.

He concluded with the various problems of cache such as Buffer bloat in router, DNS Cache poisoning attack, Cache side channel attack.

14

Feb

2019

Expert Lecture on Application of Information Technology in Life Sciences

Hope Foundation’s I²IT organized a talk on the topic “Application of Information Technology in Life Sciences” by Dr. Yogesh Shouche, Principal Investigator-NCMR (National Center for Microbial Resource), National Center for Cell Science-Pune at I²IT campus

He also encouraged the students to think about applications and the use of technology in interdisciplinary domains.

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20

Jan

2020

Internal Hackathon for Smart India Hackathon

Internal Hackathon was organzied at FAMT and I²IT for Smart India Hackathon on 20th January 2020. It was a preliminary round for Smart India Hackathon National Level Competition.

Smart India Hackathon 2020 is a nationwide initiative to provide students a platform to solve the pressing problems we face in our daily lives. Thus, it inculcates a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem-solving.

It was conducted under hardware and software categories in which the students of IT, MCA, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics departments took active participation.

03

Mar

2019

Smart India Hackathon (SIH-2019)

Two teams from I²IT were selected this year to compete in the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon (SIH-2019) Software Edition.

30

Mar

2018

Python Hackathon 2k18

FAMT conducted Python Hackathon 2K18 for the students of S.E. (IT) to make the students aware of the real world programming projects.

The students could also understand how to handle group project in a competitive environment within stipulated time. 70 students participated in the Hackathon organized on March 30, 2018 at Open Source Lab, and Multimedia Lab., IT Department FAMT.

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