NU Team secures First Runner Up position at Smart India Hackathon 2019
The team, SpaghettiCoders working on 'Enhancing the online shopping experience by supporting it with augmented reality', a problem posed by Pepperfry in the Smart India Hackathon 2019 secured first runner up position.
The team consisted of:
Sanya Kapoor (B.Tech 2nd year)
Himanshu Nikhare (B.Tech 2nd year)
Muskan Goel (B.Tech 1st year)
Siddhi Lad (B.Tech 1st year)
Mayank Garg (B.Tech 1st year)
Harshit Budhraja (B. Tech 4th year)
Uddalak Bhaduri, Sarthak Tripathi and Shreyas Sanghvi received prize at Europe's largest Hackathon, 'Junction 2018'
NUtons – Uddalak Bhaduri, Sarthak Tripathi and Shreyas Sanghvi won the second prize at Europe's largest hackathon "Junction 2018" held at Aalto University, Finland. The event saw attendance of 740 students from 105 nationalities. The team received €1000 Euros and a six-month funding of their idea at Finland, if they decide to continue. They also worked at Espoo City Challenge under the Office of Mayor, Espoo City, Finland.
Hitesh Mittal's Paper gets Accepted for Poster Presentation at PHOTONICS 2018
It was accepted for Poster Presentation at the conference. The venue of PHOTONICS 2018 - The International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics - is Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India. Conference dates: 12th to 15th December 2018.
In their paper, the authors demonstrate a technique for broadcasting a laser source in free-space using a Bragg grating. The multiple diffraction orders are used as multiple receiving points. They also show that cascaded gratings would increase the number of receiver points. This method is easy to implement, low-cost and scalable to a large number of receiver points.
NU Music Society performs tremendously well in BITS, Pilani - Oasis, India's third largest cultural fest
Shubhra Pandey bagged the first prize in Western Solo Singing (Female)
Keerthana Reddy bagged the second prize in Indian Classical Singing
Sanya Kapoor reached the finals in Western Solo Singing (Female)
Muskan Goel reached the finals in Eastern Solo Singing (Female)
Yuvraj Singh and Deeptonabho Dutta reached the finals in Solo Guitar Competition
Kawal Nain Singh reached the Top 8 in Solo Drums Competition
Other NUtons who performed really well in their respective competitions are:
Debanshu Majumdar & Shashwat Mishra in Eastern Solo (Male)
Sakshi Dhawan in Eastern Solo (Female)
Mohini Mehrotra & Harsh Parmar in Indian Classical Singing
Ninad Kanchan in Indian Classical Instrumental
Gaurav Malhotra in Band Vocalist
NUtons Sarthak and Shreyas entry No-BrainR declared WINNER in the 'Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device' category at HackHavard 2018
Shreyas and Sarthak secured the first place in the Best Hardware Hack Using a Qualcomm device. The prizes were awarded by MLH (Major League Hacking).
Rishi Pisipati's team Thirsty Scholars at Carnegie Mellon University received the top prize at the HACK THIS. HELP KIDS. Hackathon
Rishi Pisipati, now pursuing his masters at CMU, participated in a Hackathon at his university. His team Thirsty Scholars won the top prize of $5,000 from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation. You can read about it at https://hcii.cmu.edu/news/2018/hacking-kids-upmc-hcii-students-1st-and-4th-place-teams . The HACK THIS. HELP KIDS. Hackathon was sponsored by Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation.