Wireless, Signal Processing and Embedded Systems (WiSE - 2013), a two-day national conference, aimed at helping students hone their skills to suit the requirements of the professional world, was held at BMS College of Engineering (BMSCE) in Basavanagudi. Organised by the college’s Department of Telecommunications Engineering, the conference saw paper presentations by students from various colleges.
In his keynote address, professor N J Rao, IISc, emphasised on altering the teaching curriculum to include ‘practical hands on study, outcome based engineering, integrating information computation and communication technology’.
“Your learning is decided by the assessments that you are given. If students are not adequately equipped, then the faculty must do the needful to provide and create the adequate research necessary to bridge the learning process,” he said.
Among the 18 Bangalore colleges that participated in WiSE-2013 were RVCE, REVA ITM, PESIT, Atria Institute of Technology, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Jain University, Dr AIT, IISC Bangalore, SIT Tumkur and SJBIT.
Also present were academicians, industry experts and speakers from IT companies including, Dr N J Rao, professor emeritus at IISC, Shekhar Sanyal, country head IET, Dhanabal Solaikutty, academic manager of National Instruments, Dr Mallikarjuna Babu, principal, BMSCE, Dr GN Sekhar, vice-principal, BMSCE and Dr Martin Jebaraj, R&D director, BMSCE.