Hamirpur (HP), December 2 (UNI) A short weeklong course on Recent Network and Communication Trends: Theory and Challenges kicked off at the local NIT on Wednesday, it was reported on Thursday.
Professor Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director of NIT Hamirpur inaugurated the course.
Professor MC Govil, Director of NIT Sikkim, was the main guest and keynote speaker at the event.
Almost 100 participants from more than twenty Indian and foreign institutes participate in the event. Experts from USA, Switzerland, IITs and NITs etc. will give expert lectures on various research topics in the fields of networks and communication.
Prof. Lalit Awasthi in his inaugural address stressed the importance of such programs and commended the Department of Computer Science and Engineering for organizing such a program for the benefit of professors, researchers and other students.
Professor Awasthi stressed the need to give impetus to research in the areas of networks and communication, as it forms the backbone of the implementation of various applications based on AI, Cloud Computing and the Fog Computing. He further called on researchers to collaborate on common research areas and to come up with more such programs.
Dr TP Sharma, Chief Executive Officer of the Department, welcomed Director NIT Hamirpur, Director NIT Sikkim and participants from around the world to their participation in this event. He further thanked the coordinators for their efforts.
The event will span six days and cover a wide variety of topics including lab sessions from IOTIFY Switzerland and ONE Simulator.
Expert lectures will be given by various professors including Professor Bharat Bhargava, Perdue University, USA, Professor Vijay Kumar, UMKC, USA, Professor Manoj Misra, IIT Roorkee, Professor Durga Toshniwal IIT Roorkee, Prof Ajay Sharma, Director NIT Delhi, Dr Ajay Guleria, IIT Delhi, Prof Harsh Verma, NIT Jalandhar, Prof Mayank Dave, NIT Kurukshetra and Prof Sanjay Kumar Dhurandher, NSUT Delhi respectively.
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