Reimagine Waste-2 Hackathon: Team titled ‘Paradigm Shifters’ comprising of Narendra Chaulagain, K. Arun Kumar, Hom Bahadur Tamang and Srihari D. V. of V Sem E&EE under the mentorship of Mrs. Vasudha Hegde (Assoc. Professor, E&EE Dept.) participated in four days hackathon held at IISc in August 2017. Under the theme ‘Smart Streets for Smart City’, a solution on segregation of plastic waste from other waste, using electrostatic method (using high voltage pulses) was proposed. This team was one amongst the finalists, with the idea much appreciated by jury members and they were invited to build the business model of the same.
Smart India Hackathon 2017-World’s biggest hackathon: Four ideas were submitted by the department with one team comprising of Narendra Chaulagain, K., Arun Kumar, Akshatha K.R., Rajan Jaysawal, Hom Bahaddur Tamang and Gagnan P. E. of IV Semester E&EE. The other team of VIII Semester E&EE under the mentorship of Mrs. Vasudha Hegde participated in the grand finale at Coimbatore with the idea titled, ‘Carbon activated Filter for Controlling Industrial Air Pollution’ under the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change.