28th May 2018, Hyderabad: A ten-day Faculty Development Programs (FDP) on ‘5G & IoT’ and ‘Machine Learning’ was inaugurated by GITAM Deemed to be University, Hyderabad Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof. N. SivaPrasad on May 28, 2018 in the presence of Dr. R. B. V. Subramanyam, Co-Chair, E&ICT Academy and Co-ordinator for Machine Learning, NIT Warangal, Prof. Ravi Kishore Kodali, Associate Professor, Co-ordinator for 5G and IoT and Prof. M.V. Raghunath, Professor, Department of ECE, NIT Warangal.
Department of ECE and CSE, GITAM School of Technology are organizing the FDPs in association with “Electronics & ICT Academy”, which is being set up at NIT Warangal with financial assistance from MeitY, Govt. of India from May 28 to June 6, 2018.
‘Continuous learning is a process of life, the pinnacle of the attitude and vision of the universe. The day we stop learning new things professionally / personally, literally, it would be the end of life’ GITAM Pro VC opined in his inaugural speech.
‘There is an ongoing convergence of four key technologies that are poised to transform the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) ecosystem. Those technologies are Fifth Generation (5G) cellular, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Each of these technologies will have a huge impact in their own right, both on ICT as well as on all major industry verticals that depend on telecom and IT services. However, the combination of these technologies is poised to create opportunities to significantly enhance user experiences for communications, applications, digital content, and commerce’ Dr. R. B. V. Subramanyam said.
About 50 faculties for each FDP from Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, Vignan deemed to be University, CBIT and GITAM have been participating to get exposed to the new technologies. GITAM Resident Director DVVSR Varma, School of Technology Principal Prof. Ch. Sanjay, HoDs Prof. K. Manjunathachari and Prof. S. Phanikumar also took part in the inaugural ceremony.