Department of Computer Science & Engineering Association Activities Report ESPANIAC 2019-2020

The Department of CSE is keenly interested in promoting and developing co- curricular and extra-curricular activities for the students. From the year 2002 itself we started the departmental association ESPANIAC. To hearten the skills and to embellish the study we conducted Technical fests, Technical talks on emerging trends in the area of Computer Science And Engineering.

Program 1

First day of Academic year 2019-2020

Date: 1 st Aug 2019 Time: 9.00 am to 10.30 am

The CSE department together with CSE Association “Espaniac” celebrated the first day of academic year in a very pleasant manner. Association staff secretary Mr.Gireesh Kumar welcomed the gathering, CSE department HOD Ms.Sreedevi R Krishnan interacted with the students. Discussed about the various programs and activities planned in this semester. The program was made more colorful by cake cutting and various cultural programs.

Program 2

Alumni Interaction for First year students 2020 admission

Date: 2 st Aug 2019 Time: 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm

The CSE department together with SNMIMT provided an alumni interaction session for first year students. The Alumni of CSE 2018 batch Mr. Antony Thomas working at Caxita, Kochi interacted with the students and gave a brief description about the college and the various placement opportunities for the students.

Program 3

2 days hands-on workshop in Machine learning & python

Date: 20 th Aug and 21 st Aug 2019

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering Association “Espaniac” organized a two day workshop on “Machine Learning” on 20 th and 21 st August 2019. It was conducted by Technical Experts R. Bharath, G.Pallanivel and R.Vellitoyangiri from Pantech ProEd Pvt Ltd Kaloor. Around 70 students from 3 rd year and 4 th year Computer Science & Engineering branch took part in the workshop.
The main focus of the work shop was hands-on practical with Machine Learning Tools with Python. In the work shop two mini projects were discussed during the session.

Program 4

Soft skill Training

Date: 9 th Oct 2019

On 9 th October 2019, a soft skill training class was held at Instrumentation and Control Seminar Hall from 1:00 pm to 4:10 pm. The Orientation was presided by Mr. Eldhose P Jacob, software engineer from one of the reputed software company, LOGIC Institute of Technology, Cochin. The students from 5 th and 7 th semester of Computer Science and Engineering attended the Orientation class. The program really focused on Soft Skills Training. The wheel rolled up in the afternoon.

The initial session was dedicated at guiding students in making better career choices in all domains of their interest in IT sector. It includes present scenarios of industry, current trends in HR management and also gives to them the information of the possible upcoming opportunities in both the government and the private sector. The speaker has rich experience of both industry and academics and the words of guidance proved to be the master stroke for many students.

The speaker explained in detail the important concepts of Introduction of Frameworks, Importance of Object- Oriented Programming in today’s world, Relevance of a good team player, real situations of a software trainee and the audience gets focused to the important standards of IT industry. He mainly emphasized on developing soft skills. He gave information about National Association of Software and Services Companies(NASSCOM). He stressed on “ASK” - Attitude, Soft skill and Knowledge. The session was highly informative and motivating. The speaker engaged the students in continuous one on one discussion which made it even more interesting. The speaker also answered lots of queries of the audience and the session concluded with a very interesting crossword contest, result of which was declared there itself. Students benefitted tremendously with this session and their engagement with the speaker proved to be an excellent platform to make strong and intelligent decisions for their careers.

Program 5

Association Day

Date: 19 th Oct 2019

On 19th October Saturday 2019, the Computer Science & Engineering Department of SNMIMT Maliankara celebrated their association day "Espaniac 2k19". The Student Representatives Mr. Harikrishnan (S7 CSE) welcomed the gathering. Our Principal Dr. V.R. Sasikumar Presided over the Function. The chief guest Mr. Vijesh Vijay, the Director- Projects of QBurst, Info park, Thrissur inaugurated the function. Head of the Department Ms. Sreedevi R. Krishnan and the staff coordinator Mr. Gireesh Kumar M.C. conveyed their regards to the students. In the function Class Toppers and the placed students were awarded. The Student Joint Secretary Mr. Sreenadh A. S. (S5 CSE) given the vote of thanks for the function.

After the inauguration, the chief guest had an interactive section with the students on the topic "Industry Expectations" which was very informative for our students. He shared many tips to crack the interviews and different career options the students can choose in the IT sector. He asked the students to improve the knowledge skills in their interested areas and to concentrate in doing programming and have an active participation in the Academic Projects.

As a part of the association program technical competitions like Collage, Digital Poster, Department’s Digital Newsletter and Quiz were conducted and cash prize was awarded. The chief guest also selected the winner of the completion events like Digital Poster and Collage and distributed the prize for the winners. In the afternoon session, the students even had a quiz competition and some cultural events. The Prize for Newsletter and Quiz was also distributed during the cultural program.

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