Friday, June 3, 2016

TCS selects AVCE staff members for its Faculty Development Programme ( FDP )

Tata Consultancy Services has selected AVCE as one of the few colleges in Tamilnadu and only college from Kanyakumari district to attend its prestigious 2 days Faculty Development Programme (FDP). This event was conducted in the in the state of the art TCS facility at Siruseri, Chennai.

Five staff members from AVCE attended the training program and gained a good exposure on cutting edge technologies such as Cloud computing, Digital Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

The first day consisted of a detailed session on Latest and emerging technologies by Mr. Ravisankar, Business and Financial services. He provided a good perspective of cloud technology and its wide impact on software development and databases. He insisted the faculty members to get exposed to the advancements in cloud computing and make the young generation understand these technologies.

Three sessions were held on the second day. The first session was conducted by Dr. Manikandan Nagaraj of TCS on the topic of digital learning. The session threw limelight on how the digital technologies should be used effectively for Knowledge sharing in this digital era. He explained that the cognitive domain, affective domain and Psycho-motor domain of education will be clearly visualized in digital learning. 

The second session by Dr. Deepak Khemani of IIT, Madras threw light on artificial Intelligence and its advancements. The Third session by Dr. Umanand of IISC, Bangalore was specific about the NPTEL Programme offered and he insisted all the Institutions to take up the NPTEL courses. 

He had a special mention for Annai Vailankanni college of Engineering(AVCE) for being a nodal center for NPTEL courses.

The overall experience at TCS office was mind blowing where “Passion meets Hard work” and the entire programme was a great experience for all the faculty members.

- Rahul, Benito, Jeyaram, Rajesh, Sugin

Rahul M.E
Asst.Prof (Mechanical) & Industrial Relations officer (IRO)
Annai Vailankanni College of Engineering

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