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“Do what you love to do... It’s an amazing era to be in India… Be the architects of the changed India” said the Chief Guest Mr. Naveen Tewari, Founder and CEO, InMobi and alumnus of IIT Kanpur, Harvard and McKinsey and Co in his Convocation address to the graduating students of the Class of 2015 at BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus.
The students gathered in large numbers with their parents and relatives for the grand convocation ceremony held at the at the magnificent auditorium of the campus on 9th August. Mr. Tewari urged the students to give a massive round of applause to their parents who have made many sacrifices and dedicated their lives for their children’s future.
Prof. V. S. Rao, Acting Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Sasikumar Punnekkat, Director, K K Birla Goa Campus, Prof. A.K. Sarkar, Director, Pilani Campus, members of the Senate, faculty members of Goa campus and other distinguished guests along with the graduating students and their family members were present on the joyous occasion.
This year, 673 of our students received their degrees. The three medalists were: Gold medal: Ms. Muthkhod Shridevi Sharangowda, Silver medal: Ms. Pooja Malik and Bronze medal: Ms. Zantye Manali Sunil.
Presenting the Convocation Report 2015, Prof. V. S. Rao, Vice-Chancellor, BITS Pilani reaffirmed the long-term vision to be listed as one of India's top 3 research-led technical Institutes by the academic year 2015 – 16. The Vice Chancellor also talked about big-ticket imperatives as part of BITS Pilani’s “Mission 2015”, such as faculty and staff development, industry engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship, internalisation, inter-disciplinary research, technology enablement and quality assessment and assurance.
Chancellor Dr. Kumar Mangalam Birla in his message congratulated the graduating students and their parents and told them to keep a few key points in mind. He talked about the need to leverage on innovation and succeed. The Director of the Goa campus, Professor Sasikumar Punnekkat gave a detailed report specific for the Goa Campus which highlighted the achievements of its faculty and students. Dr. Veeky Baths, Convener of the Convocation ceremony concluded with the Vote of thanks.
Happy BITSians’ Day
Prof. V. S. Rao takes over as the Acting Vice Chancellor, BITS Pilani
Instructions to candidates who have been offered Admission
Applications are invited from candidates for one Research Associate Position in the Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI) of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India sponsored research project, titled “Home automation and smart wheel chair based on Electroencephalography (EEG) signals produced in brain” (SR/CSRI/50/2014 (G)) for a maximum period of three years or till the project continues.
Essential Qualification: Candidates with PhD / MD / MS / MDS (Computational Neuroscience / Neurobiology / Brain Computer Interface /Bioinformatics/ Machine Learning / Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Signal Processing / EEG data analysis) or equivalent degree or having 3 years of research in teaching, design and development experience after M.Sc / MPharm / ME / M.Tech (Computer Science or Information Systems or Bioinformatics or Information Technology or Electronics & Instrumentation) with First class (60% marks) and at least 1 research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal.
Desirable Qualification: Candidates with expertise in Brain Computer Interface / Steady State Visual Evoked Potential based Brain Computer Interface / ERP / SCP / SMR / P300 / Biomedical and Neural Signal Processing / Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition and knowledge on MATLAB will be given preference.
Candidate without Ph.D. will get a chance to enroll in PhD program of BITS Pilani (Institute’s rule is applicable). Candidate will be working on high-end EEG systems of Electrical Geodesics Inc., (EGI).
Interested applicants can send their applications containing a cover letter along with a detailed CV to Dr. Veeky Baths (email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org) latest by 20th September 2015.
Emolument: Rs. 38000/- + HRA: 20% of Emolument
National Conference on New Frontiers in Chemistry - From Fundamentals to Applications (NFCFA-2015) will be held on 18-19 December, 2015 at Department of Chemistry, BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus.
1st International conference on Trends in Cell and Molecular Biology (TCMB 2015) will be held at BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus, from 19-21st December 2015. Emphasis of the conference is on, but not limited to, the understanding of cellular toxicity, cellular response to nanomaterials, molecular approach to cancer and computational and systems biology.
The purpose of this conference is to provide a common platform for all researchers, students, working on different aspects of ‘cell and molecular biology’ to discuss their research findings. The conference will consist of plenary sessions, invited lectures, oral and poster presentations.
The Distance Education Council, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology and IBM Sponsored the BITS - VU Project.
BITS Pilani invites motivated and research- focused faculty with an outstanding academic background, and potential to excel in research
BITS has a remarkable placement record and most students have their careers charted out well before they complete graduation.
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