Prof. Meenakshi D’Souza successfully taught and completed a 12-week long course on Software Testing for NPTEL, Swayam, Government of India online MOOC, from July to October 2021.
Prof. Jaya Sreevalsan Nair served as an external examiner, for Ph.D. thesis examination of Ms. Dimple A. Shajahan, Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras during August 2021; she was also the thesis viva voce examiner in October 2021.
Prof. Srinivas Vivek was nominated as a mentor for a research project on homomorphic encryption funded under the CySecK Research Development Programme of Government of Karnataka for a period of six months that started from December 2021.
Mr. Nibin Mathew, alumnus of MSc (Digital Society) of 2019-21 batch, was selected for Cycle 2 of “G3ict’s Scholarship Fund Program” through its Digital Accessibility Rights Education (DARE) Academy. Nibin, who is now with CAGS of IIIT Bangalore was one among the twenty applicants have received the award for Cycle 2 of the scholarship, following a global call for applications held from October 21 to November 21, 2021.
For more information on the event: https://g3ict.org/dare_academy/dare-academy-scholarship-fund
Prof. Uttam Kumar selected for the Indian National Geospatial Award 2021 on December 15. The award is conferred in recognition of the outstanding contribution towards the development of Geospatial Science, Technology and Applications by Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRO). It carries medal, citation and award money. The award was given at the Annual Convention & National Symposium on theme ‘i-Geomatics: An Integrated Technology to Empower Citizens Towards Self Reliant Nation’.