UIET PU Chandigarh students win 1st Prize in Smart India Hackathon-Hardware Edition at IIT Hyderabad

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Team was given problem of preventing accidents like sudden increase in temperature, pressure, vibration and noise in industries

Chandigarh: A team of six students from UIET, Panjab University, Chandigarh, participated and won the 1st prize in the Smart India Hackathon 2019- Hardware Edition held at IIT Hyderabad from July 8-12, 2019.

The team was given the problem of preventing accidents like sudden increase in temperature, pressure, vibration, noise etc. in industries, by the company Kokuyo Camlin. Solution involved using real time monitoring, tracking dashboard, predicting critical situations and taking automated control measures.

Total 20,000 teams participated in the initial rounds and 250 qualified for the nationals to solve problems on 117 problem statements.

The team was declared winner of the 5 day National Finals at IIT Hyderabad after clearing the idea round, the prototyping round and the finale. They were awarded a cash prize of Rs.50,000.

The team comprised of UIET students namely Akshay Kumar (CSE), Bipin Kumar (IT), Charvi Mendiratta (ECE), Dhawal Sharda (ECE), Sagar Kalra (IT), Rahul Bafila (CSE) as participants, and Mayur Vashishth (MECH) and Pranav Kumar (ECE) as mentors.

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Sunday, July 14, 2019