DBCE Holds Orientation Program for ETE Students

14 Sep 2020
Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda

Screen shot of the Orientation program for ETE students of DBCE

A orientation programme was organized for Second Year students of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETC) through the Google meet on September 12, 2020.

The main aim of the orientation was to welcome the students and introduce them to the various technical and non-technical activities of the department. Class Teacher, Prof.Trima P. Fernandes e Fizardo in the introductory address spoke about the various courses in the curriculum and the importance of attendance.

Prof. Mohini Naik gave a brief overview on Student Satellite Club-Parikrama, Antenna Research Group and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Outreach Programme. Students under Parikrama, are developing a ground station for satellite communication and will soon be designing and fabricating the satellites, she said. She encouraged the students to register for various courses under Indian Institute of Remote Sensing-ISRO Outreach Programme.

Prof. Flavia Leitao introduced e-Yantra lab to the students, hosted by IIT Bombay to spread education in Embedded Systems and Robotics in colleges across India and is sponsored by MHRD. She gave an insight to the various initiatives under e-Yantra organised by IITB. She also spoke on Task Based Training which believes in, Learning by Doing and urged students to be a part of e-Yantra Robotics Club.

Prof. Deron Rodrigues gave a brief introduction on Don Bosco Electronics and Telecommunication Society (DBEATS), an Electronics and Telecommunication student association. He then spoke about the various technical activities like Technova Fest, Bose Shanon Shockley (BSS) paper presentation, Workshops and Expert talks.

This was followed by an overview of IETE (Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by Dr. Shreyas Simu. Quoting the motto of IETE, Let’s all work together, he enlightened the students about the objectives, benefits of IETE and activities conducted by it.

Prof. D.S.Vidhya spoke on accreditation and NPTEL courses.

Prof. Yeshudas Muttu introduced the IEEE student brancha and briefly explained the various activities like seminars, outreach programs, workshops, webinars and educational tours.

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