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EURAXESS Information Session held on Friday 25th September 2015
Department of Economics and International Programmes and Collaboration Division of BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa campus jointly organised EURAXESS Information Session on Friday 25th September 2015 at BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus.
The Objectives of the event were
The session was attended by 158 participants from BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa campus, NIO - Goa and NIT - Goa. Apart from the said participation, colleagues from BITS Pilani’s campuses at Pilani, Hyderabad and Dubai participated throughTelepresence.
Outreach Programme held on 11th September 2015
Reserve Bank of India conducts the 'Outreach programme', on publication of their Annual Report to increase awareness of the roles and functions of the Bank among students in different parts of the country. This year BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus was shortlisted for this programme. The programme was held on 11th September 2015. A team of five senior officers from the Reserve Bank led by Dr. Sanjay Hansda ( Director, Department of Economics and Policy Research) made a presentation on the economy, its prospect and challenges and on the working of the Reserve Bank of India.
Prof. Sasikumar Punnekkat, Director, K K Birla Goa Campus emphasized on the role of RBI in the growth and development of the Indian economy. Dr.Hansda provided an overall outlook on the Indian economy and shared the different perspectives taken by RBI for the smooth functioning of the economy. His presentation was followed by a presentation by Dr. Saurav Ghosh and Dr, Jai Chander. They emphasized on the underlying dynamics of the monetary policy stances that RBI takes to manage the economy. Ms. Upasana Sharma shared the opportunities available with the RBI for students and the different modules which can be suitable for students at different grades. This was followed by a question answer session mainly on the issues covered in the Annual Report. Faculty and students participated enthusiastically. To make the programme truly participatory few other local academic institutions were also invited and the response from them was also praiseworthy. Dr. Debasis Patnaik, Head of the Department of Economics thanked the RBI and all others to make this programme a grand success.
Coalescence 2015 held on 5th-6th September.
Coalescence 2015 was held at BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus on 5-6th September 2015 in association with Intelliber. The B- Plan competition Novatia served as a platform for start-ups to pitch their ideas for funding and mentorships from various partner incubators and accelerators. The competition winners in the general category were Fizzible Tech Pvt. Ltd. An online electronics components store at Pune and the runners up were Hyderabad based Endless Robotics. In the social category the winners were Greensole a sport shoe recycling company at Udaipur.
Students were shown the tricks of the trade by start-up enthusiast Pranay Gupta from 91 Springboard. The students also participated in a workshop conducted by Business simulation gaming company Knolscape.
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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.
Applications are invited for the position of Senior Research Fellow under DAE, BRNS collaborative project among BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus and BARC, Mumbai entitled “Development of field portable device for the analysis of contaminant in water” (project no. 36/14/25/2014-BRNS-445 dtd.30.5.2014). PI : Prof. Sunil Bhand. The project duration is 3 years.
Eligibility: M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Chemistry/Biochemistry or M. Pharm. with (First class or equivalent) and desired research experience can submit their detailed bio-data to the Principal Investigator (Prof. Sunil Bhand). Deadline for submission of application by email is 25 Sept 2015.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Tel.: 0832 2580 332
Monthly Fellowship and HRA : As per BRNS norms
Applications are invited from the candidates with Master degree (First class)/ or equivalent in Chemistry / Biochemistry or M. Pharm to work as a project fellow in a DST-Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) funded project entitled “Development of b,b’-Edge Fused p-Elongated Donor Acceptor Porphyrins Possessing Near-IR Optical Spectra” (project no. SERB/F/519/2014 15 dated 28.04.2014). Project duration is ongoing and of total three years duration.
Above research position is temporary and co terminus with the project.
Monthly Stipend: Rs. 14,000/- + 20% HRA.
Applications with detailed bio-data should reach to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Subhadeep Banerjee by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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 5th October 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.
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