School of Electronics Engineering (SENSE)

Industry Activities

Industry Conclave

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University is a premier private institution, ranked No.1 private engineering institution in the country adopts best practices in the industry and strives hard to push and bring latest technologies into the curriculum so our students are Industry ready even before they graduate. In this scenario, we understand that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already changed the business models with its high-level cognitive thinking, problem solving and decision-making approach. It has already made human life more comfortable by bringing in changes to either predicting stock market trading or analyzing cancer at an early stage or building an autonomous driving car. Data Science and AI careers are in high demand as students and working professionals flock to courses in these subjects to ride the wave and build their careers. Reorienting Academia in the AI era to deliver high impact education is another major challenge to cater to the demand for quality AI Engineers. The event witnessed 100+ participants from different industry sectors like IT, Medico, Academicians, students, researchers, etc., with 10 different Industry professionals delivering Keynote Talks, Panel Discussion, and Industry training on Machine Learning.

Industrial Training

An Industrial Training program was conducted to employees of Redington India (p) limited. Redington (India) Limited is operates in the information technology product distribution business, supply chain solutions, and after-sales services of information technology products. The training program was conducted on 3rd, 4th and 11th Jan 2020 for 45 of Redington employees in VIT Chennai campus. The training program gave an overview of networking essentials, various layers, devices, protocols used in multiple layers, security issues involved. The program also covered Distributed computing and cloud computing. Five faculty members of VIT Chennai handled the sessions.

Industrial Forum

The Industrial Forum in SENSE, VIT Chennai, organizes weekly seminar/webinar on the thrust areas of the latest technologies. Industry professionals from different verticals share their knowledge to inspire young professionals in shaping their career prospects and guides them on achieving their career goals. The forum also provides a platform for the students to interact with Industry professionals and take career guidance. The list of Industries who has delivered session on this platform are

  • Texas InstrumentsW
  • WIPRO
  • SOSALEY Technologies
  • Robert BOSCH
  • MellonAI

Through this forum, MellonAI has associated with SENSE in designing products with the participation of students and proudly releasing the product developed thus with the help of students into the Market. Therefore, the student has also been part of Patents. ERNET, Chennai has offered internships to the student community and it has been continuously with SENSE in providing students an opportunity to enrich their career goals. Plans are also there in the pipeline in incubating startups through the forum for giving opportunities for budding engineers a platform to showcase their skills in product development.

IoT Working Committee

An IoT working committee was set up in VIT Chennai by 2016 and has been actively involved in promoting the development of IoT technologies and imparting the skills with the support of IoT Industries to the student community. Till today the IoT working committee has conducted 7 Makeathon in the area of IoT fully sponsored by Industries like PTC, D-Link, Intel, ST-Microelectronics, Tata Communications, Nokia, Microsoft. Also, the committee has submitted technical reports as a case study that has been accepted by Govt. of India and has been published as “TECHNICAL REPORT COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES in M2M/IoT Domain” in the Telecom Engineering Centre, Govt. of India. Please refer to the Link for further details.