Mangaluru: Students to take up projects which serve Mankind

The Valedictory of 38th Series – Seminar and Exhibition of Student Project Programme (SPP) at Sahyadri Campus

Mangaluru: The valedictory of 38th Series Seminar and Exhibition of Student Project Programme (SPP) organised by Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) was held at the Sahyadri College campus, Adyar.

The programme began with an invocation by Pramila and team. Dr U M Bhushi, Principal of Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management welcomed the gathering. Dr S G Sreekanteswara Swamy, Executive Secretary of KSCST in his opening remarks expressed his gratitude to the chairman and the principal for successfully organizing the exhibition in the campus.

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                                            Best-Project-of-the-year-Sahyadri – Mangalore

Guest of honour Prof. Lakshman Nandagiri (Dept. of applied mechanics and hydraulics, NITK, Surathkal) called upon the students to be more practical and mentioned about the flipped classes and e-classes. The Chief Guest Dr L V Muralikrishna Reddy (President, Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata) complimented KSCST for igniting the young minds and also encouraged the students to take up projects which serve mankind. N Lakshman (Director- Technical, Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Company Limited) spoke about activities of KSCST and projects taken by the students and shared his profound knowledge.

Manjunath Bhandary (Chairman, Bhandari Foundation) in his presidential speech thanked NITK for the constant support and also KSCST for organizing such an event which has attracted participants from all over the state.

The overall championship award for the 38th series of SPP was bagged by NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, Karkala. The best project of the year (Seminar Project) under the Natural Resource stream was bagged by Civil Engineering branch of Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management for the project titled ‘Feasibility study and Prototype design for Biogas production in an Engineering college from Canteen food waste’. The project was carried out by Abhith G, Renitha G D’souza and Shrikalpa P, guided by Dr Gautham J and Rashmishree K N.

Dr Rathishchandra R Gatti delivered the vote of thanks which concluded the 38th Series Seminar And Exhibition Of Student Project Program.

Best Performing College Award: 2014-15, 38th Series of SPP – The Best Performing College Award was bagged by NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, Karkala.

The decision to give the award was based on parameters of the projects demonstrated by students such as: Projects invited and sanctioned, Participation in Seminar and Exhibition projects, Project Presentation, Projects Awarded, and Innovation and creativeness in the concept.

Best Projects Of The Year (Seminar Projects)
Mechanical Engineering
Experimental Investigation to Study the Performance and Emission Characteristics of a DTSi Engine Using Ethanol-Gasoline Fuel Blend
College: K.S. School of Engineering And Management, Bengaluru
Branch: Mechanical Engineering
Guide: Asst Prof Prashanth J
Students: Manjunatha HR, Rajesh TS, Vinay HK

Aeronautical Engineering
Design Analysis and Fabrication of a UAV for Agricultural Applications
College: Nitte Meenakshi Institute Of Technology, Bengaluru
Branch: Aeronautical Engineering
Guide: Mahendra M A
Students: Roopesh A, Chethan M, Santhosh D, Abhilash U Shetty

Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using root Extract of Decalepis Hamiltonii and its Cancer Cells Inhibition Studies
College: MS Ramaiah Institute Of Technology, Bengaluru
Branch: Biotechnology Engineering
Guides: Bhavya SG, Dr K N Chidambara Murthy
Student: Keerthi V R

Chemical Engineering
Synthesis & Characterization of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and their Application in the Treatment of Industrial Wastewater
College: SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad
Branch: Chemical Engineering
Guide: Dr Sreekanth. B
Students: Chaitanya Puranik, Amruta Bhusanur, Rajeshwari Desai

Civil Engineering (Structures)
1. Design and Performance Evaluation of RAP (Recycled Asphalt Pavement) Using Warm Asphalt Mix
College: Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot
Branch: Department of Civil Engineering
Guide: Srinivas F Chitragar
Students: Soumya Yadahalli, Reddy Manohar, Talek Gapak, Basalingayya Kashimath

2. Manufacture of Green SCC – A Step Towards Development of Sustainable Concrete Using Slag as a Filler and Fine Aggregate
College: BMS College Of Engineering, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru
Branch: Civil Engineering
Guide: Dr S Girish
Students: P S Karthik, Ashwini S Shetty, Nagireddy M

Civil Engineering (Natural Resources)
1. An Experimental Investigation on Evaluation of Kinetic Parameters Coefficients for the Treatment of Distillery Waste Using Activated Sludge Process
College: Bapuji Institute Of Engineering And Technology, Davangere
Branch: Civil Engineering
Guides: Dr G P Desai, Dr Suresh B
Students: Manasa Kakanur R J

2. Feasibility Study and Prototype Design for Biogas Production in an Engineering College from Canteen Food Waste
College: Sahyadri College of Engineering And Management, Mangalore
Branch: Civil Engineering
Guides: Dr Gauthamjeppu, Rashmishree K N
Students: Abhith G, Renitha G D’Souza, Shrikalpa P

Information Science Engineering
Real Time Annotation of Medical Images
College: Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur
Branch: Information Science & Engg
Guide: Sharmila S P
Students: Navya A, Nandini C, Nagila S, Naveen Kumar B E

Electrical and Electronics
Unipolar SPWM Based Reactive Power Compensator
College: NMAM Institute Of Technology, Nitte, Karkala
Branch: Electrical & Electronics Engg
Guide: Dr Nagesh Prabhu
Students: Nishanth, Sourabh Aravind Rao, Apoorva Shetty, Madhumita Poddar

Electronics and Communication
Neural Network Based Automated System For The Diagnosis Of Cervical Cancer
College: BMS Institute of Technology and Mangement, Yelahanka, Bengaluru
Branch: Electronics & Comm. Engg
Guide: Seema Singh
Students: Amit Mutgi, Rishya P Murthy, Tejaswini V

Best Projects of the Year (Exhibition Projects)
Biotechnology Engineering
Development Of Eco Friendly Mosquito Repellents
College: RV College Of Engineering, Bengaluru
Branch: Biotechnology Engineering
Guides: Dr Ashwani Sharma and Dr Nagashree N Rao
Students: Karthik V, Bharaths, Saurav Kumar Singh

Electrical and Electronics Engineering
1. Remote Controlled Arecanut Tree Climbing Machine
College: Canara Engineering College, Bantwal Tq, Dakshina Kannada
Branch: Electrical & Electronics Engg
Guide: H Raghuveera
Students: Chandrakanth Shenoy K, Loyal Rayan, Manoj Kumar, Arpith

2. High Altitude Wind Energy Using Kite – A Revolution in Renewable Energy
College: Srinivas Institute Of Technology, Valachil, Mangaluru
Branch : Electrical & Electronics Engg
Guide: Prof Lokesh B
Students: Roystan Vijay Castelino, Kesharshrestha, Nishal Mascarenhas, Khongdupridian

Mechatronics Engineering
Power Generation From Exhaust Gas And Engine Heat
College: Acharya Institute Of Technology, Soladevanahalli, Bengaluru
Branch: Mechatronics Engineering
Guide: Dr A R K Swamy
Students: Karthik K A, M Nikhil

Mechanical Engineering
1. Arecanut Bunch Beater
College: GM Institute Of Technology, Davangere
Branch: Mechanical Engineering
Guide: Dr Murugesh M C
Students: Sagar K R, Sachin S S, Sunil Kammar, Ashik K C

2. Design and Fabrication of Internal Pipe Defects Detector
College: KLE Dr M S Sheshagiri College Of Engineering And Technology, Udyambag, Belagavi
Branch: Mechanical Engineering
Guide: Prof. Ramesh Katti
Students: Navneet Patnekar, Aditya Netalkar, Nikhil Patil, Omkar Kabbe

3. Inter Row Cultivator For Horticulture Fields
College: KLS Gogte Institute Of Technology, Udyambag, Belagavi
Branch: Mechanical Engineering
Guide: Dr S L Gombi
Students: Chethan Shastry, Hanamant Mahadev Masali, Ashpaq Inamdar, Rahul Madan Harpale

4. Design And Manufacturing Of Low-Cost Prototype Cnc Milling Machine For Mass Production Oriented Small Scale Industry
College: Nandi Institute Of Technology And Management Sciences, Bengaluru
Branch : Mechanical Engineering
Guide: Asst. Prof. Vikram Kumar S. Jain
Students: Bhuvaneshwaree B, Channabasava, Ishwar

5. Development And Testing Of Semi-Automatic Commode Cleaner
College: Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bengaluru
Branch: Mechanical Engineering
Guide: Dr A J K Prasad
Students: Nagarjuna P, Nohan K, Sandeep Kumar R R, Vishal M

Industrial And Production Engineering
Multipurpose Farm Robot
College: BV Bhoomaraddi College Of Engineering And Technology, Hubli
Branch: Industrial & Production Engg
Guide: B B Kotturshettar
Students: Sushma Bijapur, Suprita Kulkarni, Sahana Shivangi, Sanchayan Roy

Electronics and Communication
1. Intelligent Helmet For Road Safety
College: Dr MV Shetty Institute Of Technology, Moodbidri
Branch: Electronics And Comm. Engg
Guide: Naveena G Pai
Students: Tintu G Thomas, Rajashree, Madhushree K

2. One Touch Smart Soil Examiner To Assist Farmer In The Field Of Agriculture
College: SG Balekundri Institute Of Technology, Belagavi
Branch: Electronics And Comm. Engg
Guide: Sunil S Harakannanavar
Students: Sachinkumar A Kulkarni, Praveen M Byakude, Shruti K Malvankar, Preeya M Mutalik

3. Design and Implementation of Borewell Rescue Robot Using Labview
College: Vidya Vikas Institute Of Engineering And Technology, Mysuru
Branch: Electronics And Comm. Engg
Guide: Dr Bindu A Thomas
Students: Manjari M V, Megahana H.S, Vijay Kumar M, Rajesha C

Computer Science And Engineering
A Color and Size Based Indian Grapes Variety Identification and Quality Grading from Images
College: KLE Institute Of Technology, Hubli
Branch: Computer Science & Engineering
Guide: Asst. Prof. Mahantesh C Elemmi
Students: Megha Alwandikar, Shruti Sankappanavar, Swati Guddad, Vindhya B

Information Science And Engineering
“E-Tailoring” – We Give Forms To Your Dreams
College: SKSVMA College Of Engineering And Technology, Laxmeshwar, Gadag
Branch: Information Science & Engg
Guide: Prof. Shivaraj. Hiremath
Students: K Anushree Kini, Priya Pawar, Shweta Bulagannavar, Amrita Sathuri

Best Projects Of The Year (Biofuel Projects)
B.E Project On Biofuels
1. Optimization of Microalgae Growth Conditions To Enhance The Yields Of Lipid And Biomass Content Using Artifical Neural Network For Cost-Effective Production Of Biodiesel And Value Added Products
College: New Horizon College Of Engineering, Marathahalli, Bengaluru
Branch: Biotechnology Engineering
Guides: Dr Upendra R S, Dr Pratima Khandelwal
Students: Pratibha K, Smitha K, Mounisha R, Srujana K N

2. Ethanol Production From Pure Glycerol Using Bacillus Careus
College: NMAM Institute Of Technology, Nitte
Branch: Biotechnology Engineering
Guide: Venkatesh Kamath H.
Students: Samiyabanu, Krupa M B, Deepak G M

3. Design And Fabrication Of Automated Cleaning Machine For Pongamia Seeds
College: Sri Jagadguru Murugarajendra Institute Of Tech., Chitradurga
Branch: Mechanical Engineering
Guide: Prof. Sridhar
Students: Mohammed Nisar Ahamed, Rahul G M, Mohammed Suheel, Sushant Kumar

4. Production And Optimization Of Dairy Scum Bio-Diesel Using R.S.M. And Testing The Performance On C.I. Engines
College: Siddaganga Institute Of Technology, Tumkur
Branch: Mechanical Engineering
Guide: Arun S B
Students: Siddaling, Veeresh, Balbir Singh, Yogesh Suryavanshi

M.Sc., Project On Biofuels
1. Production Of Extracellular Lipase From Azadirachta Indica Seed Cake Using Solid State Fermentation
College: Maharani Laxshmi Ammani College For Women, Bengaluru
Branch: Biochemistry & Biotechnology
Guides: Dr. Suneetha P
Students: Afshanizzath Mab, Rachana DB, Sharanya B, Roopa R

2 Bicarbonate Based Microalgal Carbon Sequestration For Higher Biomass And Lipid Production In Chlorella Species
College: Indian Academy Degree College, Bengaluru
Branch: Biotechnology
Guides: Dr Sibi G And Dr. B.M. Deepa
Students: Vishaka Shetty, Keyuri Mokashi

M.Tech, Projects on Biofuels
Enhancement Of Biobutanol Production From Wheat Straw Using Fbb (Fibrous Bed Bioreactor)
College: M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru
Branch: Biotechnology Engineering
Guides: Gokulakrishnan M
Student: Ravishankar Shivanand Nilegar

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