Conferences and Workshops conducted

Students discuss on BHUVAN

BHUVAN Workshop on “Remote Sensing and Application Development”

A one day BHUVAN Workshop on “Remote Sensing and Application Development” was held on September 29, 2016.

The Indian Space Research Organization, in its venture into engaging the student community over various prospects of Human Standard of Living, offered a one day Workshop on Remote Sensing and explained why it’s various ventures are important to the Human Community.

The guests, esteemed were Mr. Shadab and Mr. Naresh, who came to lecture the students and explored them upon the different operations that each of their satellites performed.



ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) 2015

Asia Amritapuri site Regional Contest @ Coimbatore conducted on 19th, 20th and 21st December, 2015. 333 teams from the top institutions like all IITs, IIITs, NITs participated in the event.

ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) 2015 was held concurrently at Amritapuri, Bangalore and Coimbatore campuses of AMRITA University on 20 and 21 December, 2015. ACM ICPC is considered as the Olympics/World Championship of Computer Programming with a total annual participation of 38,000 students from 2500 universities in 101 countries. AMRITA has been hosting the Asia-Pacific semi-finals of this contest in India, since 2005 and has emerged as the largest ICPC site worldwide. At Coimbatore campus, the contest is organized by the department of computer science & engineering of Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore. In this prestigious contest organized @ AMRITA, 333 teams participated with representation from premier engineering colleges in India with all of the IITs, IIITs, NITs as well as foreign teams from Bangladesh being represented. ACM ICPC is sponsored globally by IBM. The AMRITA School of Engineering, Coimbatore team was ranked a credible 100th position. This is an outstanding achievement considering the fact that the best computer programmers and geeks in the country's top universities and institutes participate in this contest, popularly known as the "battle of the brains".

Workshop on Computer Vision for Medical Imaging sponsored byIETE & ASCII was conducted on 14.12.2015. Sessions were delivered on the topic “Opportunities in dentistry for challenging applications” by Dr.Prabathsingh (Professor and Head of the department, Conservative dentistry &Endodontics ,Amrita school of dentistry , cochin).

Workshop on Mobile Education Kit based on Raspberry Pi was conducted on 24.11. 2015 by Dr. S. Ramanarayanan Reddy (HoDfor  CSE Dept& Associate  Professor, IGDTU for Women, Delhi).  

Mozilla Localization and Translation workshop is a one-day hands-on workshop sponsored by Mozilla and ASCII on 14.11.2015. Sessions were delivered by Mr. KhaleelJageer (Mozilla rep India) and Mr. KarthicKeyan (Regional Ambassador India). Around 35 students from B.Tech CSE attended the workshop.

CodeHour , a coding competition was held on Oct. 27th and 28th, 2015 at IT Lab I and II which was jointly organized by ACM Student Chapter and ASCII .Preliminary round on Oct. 27th 2015 and finals were conducted on Oct. 28th 2015. Top three positions were given prize winning certificates.It was organised by Vinuthna ,Vandana ,Srivathsan ,Achai and Vignesh.

Competitive Coding Primer I - Introductory Session for First Years Sep 08 2015 Tuesday. This event witnessed overwhelming participation with 50+ first year students and around 15 second year students

Icebreaker Session- Mr. SarupBanskota  Alumnus of B.Tech CSE gave an inspiring talk to juniors on how to find and realise goals and make the best out of the four years at college on  Sep 10 2015, @Seminar Hall, CSE Block.

SFD Hackathon - Mini Hackathon for First Years Sep 19  to Sep 20  2015  On the occasion of Software Freedom Day, for participantsto experience as much free software as possible and to realise its power,Hackathon was hosted. First year students attended the same.

Competitive Coding Primer II - Introductory Session for First and Second Years Sep 22 2015 .

The second session, by Mr. Aakash, Mr. Bernett and Mr. Aravind, of BTech CSE introduced the concept ofDynamic Programming. Some intriguing problems were discussed for Competitive Coding. Around 35 firstyear and 13 second year students attended the event.

Workshop on Web Designing and Adobe Photoshop was conducted on Sept 9th and 10th 2015 organised by ACM Student Chapter and ASCII. Around 81 students attended the workshop

  • Workshop on web designing and photoshop was conducted by the ACM student chapter and ASCII on Sept 9 and10, 2015. More than eighty students participated. A brief introductory talk about the ACM and ASCII club was delivered by ACM student chapter Faculty coordinator Bindu K R and ACM student chapter chairMr.AkhilSai. The first day workshop on Photoshop was explained with the very basic tools on how to get started.
  • On the second day of workshop web designing using a tool called Dreamweaver was conducted.

Workshop on OpenCV for Image and Video Processing sponsored by IETE was conducted on 12.08.2015 and 13.08.2015.

Workshop onMATLAB for Image and Video Processing  sponsored by IETE was conducted on 10.08.2015 and 11.08.2015.

An International Conference on Smart Grid Technologies jointly organized by CSE and EEE during August 6-8, 2015 at Amrita VishwaVidyapeetham, Coimbatore.

Workshop on High Performance Computing was conducted on 08 August 2015. Sessions were delivered by Mr. AnathaKinnal ,Mr.Rajaram Subramanian and  Mr.Sharath of BTech CSE.

FDP on Computational Thinking for problem solving On 27-05-2015 and 28-05-2015.

A workshop on Research Supervisor Workshop for Supervisors and How to write a Research paper for Research scholars was conducted by Dr.BalaSrinivasan of Monash University in Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, between 16th and 21st of March, 2015.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering and IETE jointly organized a Student Workshop on Android App Development & Network Simulation Tools (SWAD’2015) at Amrita VishwaVidyapeetham, Coimbatore on 27th February 2015. The workshop was intended to be a forum for understating the Android mobile application development and network simulation tools for the for the undergraduate final year students studying B.Sc/BCA/B.Com-CA and related disciplines

The fifth edition of “National Workshop on Computer Vision, Image Processing Techniques and Data Analytics” during18.02.2015 to 20.02.2015, co-sponsored by IETE, IEEE and CSI. Resource Person includes Mr. Apurba Das, Solution Architect, TCS Embedded Innovation Labs, Bangalore,Mr. Vishnu Prasad on Big Data Hadoop,Mr. Ravikumar, ISRO,Dr.Jayakumar, Bharathiar University, and Mr. Lawrence Mohan Raj and Mr. VikasManoria of  IBM.

Certificate distribution to best project winner by Dr.Latha Parameswaran ,Chairperson,CSE Department

ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) 2014 Asia Amritapuri site Regional Contest @ Coimbatore conducted on 15th and 16th December, 2014

  • ACM ICPC Asia Amritapuri Site Contest was organized successfully with the help and support of the faculty members of Computer Science department, networking team from ICTS and the student volunteers. Two rounds were conducted: first being the Preliminary Online Round and second the Onsite Contest. Preliminary Online Round was conducted on October 11,2014 and Onsite Contest was conducted on December 16,2014.
  • The contest started at 9:00 AM on December 16, 2014. Two computer labs and one hall in the ground floor were used to host the contest. 10 problems were posted. DOMjudge was the software used to conduct the onsite contest. While the server was hosted at Amritapuri campus, the other campus accessed the same via virtual private network

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Advances in Applied Computing (ICONIAAC) 2014 conducted on 10th and 11th October, 2014.

  • Speakers included Dr. C.R. Muthukrishnan, Former Deputy Director, IIT Madras; Dr. PrabhakarMateti, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Wright State University, USA; Dr. Masahiro Fujita, Professor at University of Tokyo and Dr. Krishnan Kutty, Associate Technical Fellow for the Systems Engineering team @ KPIT Cummins

Two Workshops on

  • Technical Paper Writing? by Dr. VidhyaBalasubramaniam& Dr. C. Shunmughavelayudham, Associate Professors, CSE, Amirta for benefit of participants and PG students of department
  •  How to write patent applications? by KPIT Cummins

NS2 Workshop on 13th and 14th September, 2014. The Resource Person includes Dr. Mohit P Thilani, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NITK, Surathkal

Workshop on Document Image Analysis  on  23rd August, 2014Sessions handled by Professor Dr. LathaParameswaran,Asst.ProfessorHemaMenon, Asst.ProfessorManjusha R and Asst. Professor T. Bagyammal

Workshop on Computer Networking Conducted by IITB through A-View (Remote Center - Amrita) from 30th of June to 5th of July 2014.

National workshop on Mobile Applications And Developer Challenges In Android Powered Devices ,MADCA2K14 18-20 April 2014

Seminar on Technical Presentation Review was conducted by Department of Computer Science and Engineering Jointly with Department of Humanities on 11.03.2014.

Student Workshop on Android app Development SWAD’14 was conducted by Department of Computer Science & Engineering on 08.03.2014.

A National Workshop on Computer Vision and Image Processing Techniques was conducted by Department of Computer Science and Engineering sponsored by IETE, Soliton Technologies Pvt.LTd. from 06.02.2014 -08.02.2014.

A Workshop on Image processing with Beagle board was conducted by Department of Computer Science and Engineering sponsored by IETE & Amrita University from 20.12.2013 – 21.12.2013

A Workshop on Image and Video Processing using OpenCV was conducted by Department of Computer Science and Engineering sponsored by IETE from 12.12.2013 -13.12.2013.

A Scrolling Message Workshop - Hardware and Software Design of Message Scrolling Display (with mosaic pattern) was conducted by Department of Computer Science and Engineering on 19.09.2013.

A Workshop on MATLAB and OpenGL for Image Processing Techniques was conducted by Department of Computer Science and Engineering sponsored by IETE from 22.08.2013 – 24.08.2013.

Workshop on Hadoop was conducted by Department of Computer Science and Engineering and ASCII in association with CIR on 07.08.2013.

Workshop on Recent Technologies with Programming was conducted by Department of Computer Science and Engineering and ASCII from 19.07.2013 – 20.07.2013.

A two day workshop on Problem Solving and Programming Paradigms was conducted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering on 23st January 2013 and 25th January 2013.

Amrita international conference on women in computing (AICWIC)was  hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Amrita was co-sponsored by ACM-W and ThoughtWorks. The main conference theme centered on Emerging Trends in Computing.  The organizing chair for the conference was Dr. LathaParameswaran, Professor, Vice Chairperson, CSE Department.  Dr. Rebecca was addressing delegates during the inauguration of the second edition of the International Conference on Women in Computing organized in the Coimbatore campus of Amrita VishwaVidyapeetham, during January 9-11, 2013.  The other delegates were

  • Prof. Hema A. Murthy from IIT Madras.
  • Ms. JyothiMahpsekar, President, StreeMuktiSanghatana
  • Dr. Mala Ramanathan, Professor at SreeChitraTirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Trivandrum;
  • Dr. RanjiniParthasarathi, Professor at Anna University
  • Dr. Saraswati, Post-Doctoral Scientist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Dept. of CSE- ASCII conducted a hands-on workshop on Android system development from 17th November 2012 to 18th November 2012.

FOSS Club of CSE Department organized the MoWorkshop on 9th November 2012 to commemorate the Birthday of Mozilla.

ASCII Sponsored a One Day Hands on Workshop Embedded Software Development on Beagle Board and Leopard Board and was conducted on 8thNovember 2012

M. Tech CVIP students organized a Workshop on Open CV from 17th September 2012 to 20th September 2012.

Faculty Development Programme on Computer Language Engineering was conducted from 10th July 2012 and 11th July 2012.

Faculty Development Programme on Problem Solving and Paradigms was conducted on 9th July 2012.

Workshop on Applying concepts of information security and cryptography on 28 January 2012.

Dr.N.Radhika, Associate professor, Department of Computer science and Engineering, Organized workshop along with the Fossee and open source team --- Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay on Linux and Phyton.

Workshop on Open Source Tools for Image Analysis on 31-Oct-2011 & 1-Nov-2011. The seminar was delivered by Dr. Kumar Rajamani, Research Engineer, GE, Bangalore. The workshop focused on image processing open source tools VTK and ITK using Python environment.

Seminar on Open Source for Image Processing –MeVis Lab on 29-Oct-2011. The seminar was delivered by Dr. Kumar Rajamani, Research Engineer, GE, Bangalore

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, in coordination with FOSS Club of Amrita conducted a FOSS workshop on Oct 10 - Oct 12   & Oct 19, 2011 sponsored by ASCII and IETE. The workshop also helped student on, how to use IRC and Netiquette.

Seminar on ‘Advanced Image Segmentation Techniques’, 12th October 2011. The seminar was delivered by Dr. K. A Narayanankutty, Professor, Dept. of ECE, Amrita School Of Engineering

Social Outreach

To support these exceptional people is the whole idea of the program. We students of Amrita VishwaVidyapeetam, CSE Dept. volunteers stand up to take up this task of giving to someone who is not lucky or fortunate as us.On Febuary14th , the team  with Asst. ProfessorSabarish.B.A. , Asst. Professor S.Vidhya,went to Helping Hearts home of Children and elder people. The purpose was to give them what they need (Love, affection and care) and serve them food for the day. We also came to know that they were in need of beds, bedspreads, grocery items, sports accessories etc. which we had pleasure buying them, which was funded by Pradnya.



On the Eve of Deepavali, the department of CSE We covered five schools in C.G.Pudhur, Muruganpathy, Chinnampathy, Puthupathy and ettimadai on 05th November2015 by 20 faculties 36 students. Conducted competitions for the children, Sweet distribution, Lunch and gifts of dresses, books and instructional materials.