VISITS AND PROGRAMS

Programs of Civil Department

Finishing School Programme

Finishing School Programme for Civil Engineers Gets Off to a Flying Start

The ten-day Finishing School Programme `on Building Construction, Supervision and Management’ organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management in association with Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India), Mangaluru Center, Indian Concrete Institute, Mangaluru Center, Ramco, Ultratech Cements and CADD Centre at Sahyadri campus was inaugurated by the chief guest Prof. M. S. Shetty and Er. Ranganath Aithal, Chairman, ACCE (I), Mangaluru Centre and Er. Anil Baliga, the Guests of Honor. 

The programme began with a presentation on the “Brief Survey of Advancement of Concrete Technology” by Prof. M. S. Shetty followed by a talk on “Purpose of Finishing School Programme” by Er. Premananda Shenoy, Chief Consultant & Managing Partner, Roy & Shenoy. Assistant Professor, Charline Stella Samuel spoke on “Aesthetics of Buildings” and Assistant Professor, Neelakshi Joshi on “Green Buildings.” 


SAMSTHITA-2K15 - The Skill Expo by SAMCE and SPACE Associations

SAMSTHITA-2K15 - The Skill Expo by SAMCE and SPACE Associations SAMSTHITA-2K15 - The Skill Expo by SAMCE and SPACE Associations








SAMSTHITA-2K15-The Skill Expo,” a technical fest was organized by Sahyadri Association of M.Tech. Civil Engineers(SAMCE) and Sahyadri Pupil Association of Civil Engineers (SPACE) for the academic year 2014-15. Mr. Vasudev Moorthy, Head, Tools Academy, Bengaluru, the Chief Guest of the function inaugurated the technical fest.

Dr. U. M. Bhushi, Principal presided over the function, Dean Academic Prof. Umashanker B. S. and the HoD of the department of Civil Engineering Prof. Umesh S. S., the faculty members and students were present for the formal inaugural function.

Following the formal inaugural function, Mr. Vasudev Moorthy gave a talk on “Concrete - An insight into the Wonderful World” in the first session. He spoke about the practical applications of cement and concrete. Giving some live examples, he made the session very interesting. Post-lunch, he addressed the topic “Special Concretes for Special Application” which was an interactive session.

Finishing School Programme for Civil Engineers Gets Off to a Flying Start

Finishing School Programme for Civil Engineers Gets Off to a Flying Start The ten-day Finishing School Programme `on Building Construction, Supervision and Management’ organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management in association with Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India), Mangaluru Center, Indian Concrete Institute, Mangaluru Center, Ramco, Ultratech Cements and CADD Centre at Sahyadri campus was inaugurated by the chief guest Prof. M. S. Shetty and Er. Ranganath Aithal, Chairman, ACCE (I), Mangaluru Centre and Er. Anil Baliga, the Guests of Honor.

The programme began with a presentation on the “Brief Survey of Advancement of Concrete Technology” by Prof. M. S. Shetty followed by a talk on “Purpose of Finishing School Programme” by Er. Premananda Shenoy, Chief Consultant & Managing Partner, Roy & Shenoy. Assistant Professor, Charline Stella Samuel spoke on “Aesthetics of Buildings” and Assistant Professor, Neelakshi Joshi on “Green Buildings.

Internship Program for Final Year Students

Department of Civil Engineering has organized an internship program for final year students. The main objective of this program is to upgrade the knowledge of fresh engineering graduates as per industry requirements and help them to get better job opportunities. The students are exposed to the various site aspects in industry due to which they can be easily absorbed by the companies without much training. Students are made to visit and observe the various sites and the activities going around.

On the first day students visited construction sites in and around Mangalore where they observed the excavation and foundation works.

Internship Programme for Final Year

Students of civil engineering visited a construction site in Mallikatte near Kadri as part of their internship program. Students interacted with the site engineer and gathered useful information especially giving more attention to building components and measurement.

Students Visit Ready Mix Concrete Plant

Students of civil engineering visited the Ready Mix Concrete plant in the Baikampady industrial area of Mangaluru as part of their internship program. They interacted with the site engineer Mr. Siddish Kamath and gathered useful information in their specific area of study.

Visit a Construction Site

Students of the final year of the Department of CivilEngineering visited 'Marian Park' near Kadri which is a construction site owned and being executed by Marian Projects Pvt. Ltd. The students gathered knowledge about scaffolding and form work and had fruitful and insightful interactions with the project manager Er. Anirudh Rao Katapadi and his team at the site.

Civil Engineering Students Visit Bhandary Meridian

SAMSTHITA-2K15 - The Skill Expo by SAMCE and SPACE Associations The students of the final year civil engineering visited Bhandary Meridian, the construction site near Bejai, Mangalore and observed the reinforcement work being carried out at the project site as a part of their weekly internship program. The students interacted with the project engineer and collected information pertaining to their area of study.

World Water Day observed at Sahyadri Campus

World Water Day observed at Sahyadri Campus Department of Civil Engineering in association with District Legal Services Authority, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board observed the World Water Day at Sahyadri Campus. The programme was inaugurated by Sri. Mallanagouda, Senior Civil Judge & Member Secretary, District Legal Service Authority, Dakshina Kannada. Prof. M. S. Mohan Kumar, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore was the chief guest of the inaugural ceremony. Sri. Mallanagouda in his address, stressed on the importance of conserving water for the future generation. He emphasized on meticulous usage of water on a day to day basis which is vital for the overall development of the society. Prof. M.S. Mohan Kumar, in his key note address stressed on the various treatment processes which is adopted by the IISC, Bangalore to treat the sewage water and reuse it for miscellaneous purposes. Sri. Rajshekar Puranik, Environmental Officer, KSPCB, Mangaluru, briefed about the significance of World Water Day. Prof Purushothama C T, HOD (UG), welcomed the gathering. Dr. U. M. Bhushi, Principal, presided over the function. Dr. S Manjappa, Director – Research and Consultancy, Mr. R. Srinivas, Senior Manager (Environment), MRPL, Mr. Rashid, Member of Food Scientists Association, Mangalore were present for the inaugural ceremony. Mr. Jayaprakash, Engineer, KSPCB rendered the vote of thanks.

The formal function was followed by the technical sessions to Civil Engineering students. Prof. M.S. Mohan Kumar, delivered a theme speech. Dr. S Manjappa, delivered a technical talk on “Water for Food Energy and Health.” The third session was followed by “Industrial Waste Water Treatment & its Reuse.” The students interacted with the resource persons during the respective sessions.

IV Semester Civil Engineering Students Visit RMC Plant on 13/08/2018

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Students in the Fourth Semester of Civil Engineering visited Ready Mix Concrete Plant, PRISM RMC located in Baikampady Industrial Area, Mangaluru on 13.08.2018. PRISM RMC is one of the bulk manufacturers of Ready Mix concrete in Mangaluru. Mr. Chethan L. Pujara, Manager of Prism RMC addressed the students regarding the various aspects involved in RMC. Mr. Shivaprasad, Quality Control Engineer, accompanied the students and faculties, and explained about the know-how of RMC. Students were also taken around the plant and the laboratories and the different test on fresh and hardened state of concrete conducted were explained.

Final Year Civil Engineering Students Visited Flyover Construction Site on 13/02/2019

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Students of VIII semester Civil Engineering visited a flyover construction site across Konkan Railways at Jokatte, Mangaluru 13/02/2019 which involves prestressed and precast construction carried out by Skycell Towers and Infrastructure Ltd., Mangaluru. Er. Arun Prabha, Proprietor & Consulting Engineer, Skycell Towers and Infrastructure Ltd., escorted the students and faculty members. Er. Arun Prabha highlighted about the various protocols followed in the construction of precast and prestressed fly over system and also

explained in detail the various components and units involved in it. Er. Sathyaranjan Rao, Consulting Engineer, Association of Consulting Civil Engineers, Mangaluru Chapter; Er. Shamshuddin and Er. Ranjith, Site Engineers, Skycell Towers and Infrastructure Ltd., accompanied the students and faculty members throughout the visit. Students interacted with the site engineers regarding various aspects of flyover construction.

Industrial Visit for the IV semester Civil Engineering Students

The students of IV semester Civil Engineering visited Varahi Hydroelectric Power Plant on 30th of April 2019. Students had an opportunity to look through the Power plant consisting of 4 x 115 MW Generating Units at Varahi underground Power house. Various stages involved in the power production processes and relevant sectors in the power house were explained by the in house engineers to the students. Students later visited a hydroelectric dam, called Mani Dam in Manibail village across the Varahi river. Power generation here takes place underground built by KPCL which uses water from this river near Hosangadi in Udupi district. The dam is near Yadur near Masthikatte, Shimoga District. Many villages got surrounded by water of this dam. The technical specifications of the dam were briefed by the engineers’ in charge of the dam subdivision.

Industrial Visit for the VI Semester Civil Engineering Students on 28/03/2019 to 30/03/2019

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An industrial visit was organized for the students of VI Semester Civil Engineering 28/03/2019 to 30/03/2019. Students along with four faculty members visited T K Halli Water Treatment Plant at Mandya. The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) at T K Halli is the premier governmental agency responsible for sewage disposal and water supply to the city of Bengaluru, Karnataka Engineering Research Station (KERS), KRS Road, Mysore. KERS has diversified its research fields in irrigation structures,

hydraulics, soil mechanics & foundation engineering, coastal engineering, and technical services. The students had a chance to visit the labs in the researchstation and interact with the officials based on various fields of research in civil engineering domain. Also visited Krishnarajasagara Dam, KLRS, Mysore. Here they had an opportunity to interact with the officials of Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Ltd., and gain information pertaining to the various operations of dam, its conveyance sections, technical details, dam maintenance etc. Students then visited Venugopalswamy Temple, a rehabilitated structure in the KRS backwaters and gathered information regarding rehabilitation process which is implied in the field of Civil Engineering.

Industrial Visit for the VIII semester Civil Engineering Students on 22/03/2019 to 25/03/2019

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An industrial visit was organized for the students of VIII Semester Civil Engineering from 22.03.2019 to 25.03.2019 during which the students visited Matupetty Dam near Munnar in Idukki District, Kerala. It is a storage Concrete Gravity dam built in the mountains of Kerala, India to conserve water for hydroelectricity. Various stages involved in the power production processes and relevant sectors in the power house were explained by the in house engineers to the students.

Programs of Computer Science Department

Faculty Member Trains Officers of Mangaluru Customs Commissionerate

Mr. DuddelaSaiPrashanth, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering was invited as a resource person to train the officers & staff of Mangaluru Customs Commissionerateoncomputer applications. The officers of the Commissionerate headed by Deputy Commissioner Mr. Praveen applauded the efforts of Mr. DuddelaSaiPrashanth

Alumni interacts at Sahyadri

  • Mr. KarthikBhat, software developer Unicourt India, alumnus of SCEM, 2015 batch interacted with students of computer science engineering. In this interactive session he stressed on the importance of basic knowledge of computer programming. He also shared his experience in the IT field and expressed the importance of Programming on part of IT Engineers.
  • Mr. ShivaprasadShetty, Senior Software Engineer, Symphony Teleca, Bangalore and Mr. Vasudevan, Associate Software Engineer, Tech Mahindra, alumni of Sahyadri College, interacted with the students of Semester III of the department of Computer Science & Engineering.The alumni were eager to share their knowledge about the interview process and work culture in the corporate sector. They inspired the students by sharing with them the importance of projects and internships in academics. Students greatly benefitted from their interaction.

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Faculty Invited as a Resource Person

Prof. B. S Umashankar, Professor and Dean Academics was invited to deliver a lecture on “Latest technologies which are Driving the Web”, at the National Seminar on “Emerging Technology in Computer Science & Information Technology” organized at the St. Philomena College, Puttur.

Dean Academic Delivers Talk on `Future Technologies in Computer Graphics’

Prof. B. S Umashankar, Dean Academic was invited to deliver a technical talk on "Future Technologies inComputer Graphics" for the students and faculty of the Department of Information Science & Engineering, Alva's Institute of Engineering and Technology, Moodbidri.

Faculty Member Trains Officers of Mangaluru Customs Commissionerate

Mr. DuddelaSaiPrashanth, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering was invited as a resource person to train the officers & staff of Mangaluru Customs Commissionerateoncomputer applications. The officers of the Commissionerate headed by Deputy Commissioner Mr. Praveen applauded the efforts of Mr. DuddelaSaiPrashanth

Alumni interacts at Sahyadri

Mr. KarthikBhat, software developer Unicourt India, alumnus of SCEM, 2015 batch interacted with students of computer science engineering. In this interactive session he stressed on the importance of basic knowledge of computer programming. He also shared his experience in the IT field and expressed the importance of Programming on part of IT Engineers.
Mr. ShivaprasadShetty, Senior Software Engineer, Symphony Teleca, Bangalore and Mr. Vasudevan, Associate Software Engineer, Tech Mahindra, alumni of Sahyadri College, interacted with the students of Semester III of the department of Computer Science & Engineering.The alumni were eager to share their knowledge about the interview process and work culture in the corporate sector. They inspired the students by sharing with them the importance of projects and internships in academics. Students greatly benefitted from their interaction.

Faculty Invited as a Resource Person

Prof. B. S Umashankar, Professor and Dean Academics was invited to deliver a lecture on “Latest technologies which are Driving the Web”, at the National Seminar on “Emerging Technology in Computer Science & Information Technology” organized at the St. Philomena College, Puttur.

Dean Academic Delivers Talk on `Future Technologies in Computer Graphics’

Prof. B. S Umashankar, Dean Academic was invited to deliver a technical talk on "Future Technologies inComputer Graphics" for the students and faculty of the Department of Information Science & Engineering, Alva's Institute of Engineering and Technology, Moodbidri.

Sahyadrian wins 1st prize in Classical Solo Singing at NITK Suratkal

Sahyadrian wins 1st prize in Classical Solo Singing at NITK Suratkal Priyanka KP, a student of FourthYear Computer Science Engineering has won 1st prize in Classical Solo Singing (Raagalaya) at INCIDENT 2018 organized by National Institute of technology (NITK) Suratkal. She is also a National Scholarship holder and has also completed her VidwathExam. She is a B Grade Artist in AIR and has been awarded many titles by organizations.

Hands-On session on Salesforce Trailhead for CS & IS Students

Hands-On session on Salesforce Trailhead for CS & IS Students Students of Computer Science & Information Science Engineering underwent Hands-on session on Salesforce Trailhead. The resource person was Mr. Rajesh Nambiyar, Programme Manager, Salesforce Trailhead for APAC. Trailhead is a free to access platform to learn salesforce skills. He also addressed the students on the IT evolution & the jobs opportunities in salesforce economy. Salesforce is the fastest growing company with 3.3 million jobs to be created in the salesforce economy (according to IDC report). This means that there is a great opportunity for students to get into this domain. In the next 4 years, there will be more than 3.6 lakhs direct jobs which would be created in Salesforce economy.

Faculty presents paper in an International Symposium at Taichung, Taiwan

Faculty presents paper in an International Symposium at Taichung, Taiwan Dr. Pushpalatha K, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering presented a research paper titled - “A New Multimedia Documents Clustering Approach based on Feature Patterns Similarity” in the 19th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2017) at Taichung, Taiwan. The paper was co-authored by Prof. Ananthanarayana V S, Dean (R&D), NITK.

Faculty attend Five-Day GIAN course

Faculty attend Five-Day GIAN course Prof. Mamatha Shetty, Prof. Sadhana and Prof. Sweekrithi Shetty from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering attended a Five-Day GIAN course in Visual Object Recognition organized by Mangalore University in association with MHRD during 15th January – 19th January 2018. Global Initiative of academic Network (GIAN) is an initiative approved by Union Cabinet in Higher Education which aims at tapping the talent pool of Scientist and Entrepreneur Internationally to encourage their engagement with the institutes of Higher Education in India so as to augment the country’s existing academic resources, accelerate the pace of quality reform, and elevate India’s scientific and technological capacity to global excellence.

Dr. Joachim Denzler, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Friedrich Schiller University, Germany visits Sahyadri

Faculty presents paper in an International Symposium at Taichung, Taiwan Dr. Joachim Denzler Professor in Computer Science and Head of the Computer Vision Group, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Friedrich Schiller University visited Sahyadri and presented a technical talk on “Machine Learning and its various applications”. His research interests comprise of automatic analysis, fusion, and understanding of sensor data, especially development of methods for visual recognition tasks and dynamic scene analysis. He contributed in the area of active vision, 3D reconstruction, as well as object recognition and tracking. He is the author and co- author of over 250 journal and conference papers as well as technical articles. He is a member of IEEE, IEEE computer society, DAGM, and GI.

Dr. Ananth Prabhu G interacts with the Mayor of Birmingham at the SDPS 2017

Dr. Ananth Prabhu G interacts with the Mayor of Birmingham at the SDPS 2017 Dr. Ananth Prabhu G, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering had an opportunity to interact with Mr. William A Bell, Honourable Mayor of Birmingham at the SDPS conference 2017 at Birmingham, Alabama.

William A. Bell Sr. is an American politician who is the 28th mayor of Birmingham, Alabama. A member of the Democratic Party, he assumed office in 2010. Bell previously held the office on an interim basis in 1999.

Dr. Prabhu discussed about the various research & academic activities undertaken at Sahyadri and even invited the Mayor to visit the institution. Dr. Steven Fernandes, Assistant Professor in the Dept of Electronics & Communication Engineering at Sahyadri and Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Alabama Birmingham is the coordinator of SDPS 2017. Dr. Varadaraj Gurupur, Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida and Organizer of the SDPS was also present.

SDPS was incorporated in the State of Texas on September 6, 1995. The corporation is organized for educational and scientific purposes and shall be dedicated to the study, understanding and use of design and process science for the benefit of all people throughout the world. It is the vision of this Society to be a catalyst for change, enabling the discovery of new approaches that lead to alternative solutions for the increasingly complex problems that face civilization.

Chief Minister of UP Shri. Yogi Adityanath releases book authored by faculty Dr. Ananth Prabhu G

Chief Minister of UP Shri. Yogi Adityanath releases book authored by faculty Dr. Ananth Prabhu G The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath ji launched the third book of Dr Ananth Prabhu G, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, titled 'I bought the Monks Ferrari'. The book will be in stores in December 2017. The proceeds from the sales will go for the education of Orphans.

Epilogue:
Arnaav is a teenager, like any other boy of his age, filled with visions and aspirations, finds his life revolving around his parents, school, studies and endless hours to turn his visions into reality. His strong will power helps him fight obstacles to achieve his goals.

From being a topper in school, to attaining a seat in IIT, a messed up love life and a dream job at Google.Inc he manages being on track in the journey of life . But one day, he ticks off his wish list by purchasing a Ferrari after which, everything changes .He finds himself in dilemma. Urged by a twist of events, he decides to take a trip to attain inner peace.

What happens next?
Dr. Ananth Prabhu G brings to you an extraordinary story that tugs at the heartstrings he explores with intuition and wisdom.

I bought the monks Ferrari is a tale about a journey that connects the materialistic world to the spiritual world in a simple but profound way.

Programs of Electronics & Communication Department

The Geek Streak a two day workshop held in the Campus

The Google Student Community under the leadership of Google student ambassador Karthik Ramakrishnan, Semester V, Mechanical Engineering and the guidance of Ms. Saranyaraj D, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communications & Google Champion has organized a two day workshop ‘The Geek Streak’ in the Campus.

‘The Geek Streak’ is an Android – Cloud, integrated workshop. It was inaugurated by Dr. M.N Birje, HoD of Department of MCA, VTU Belgum, Mr. Praveen Hanchinal, CEO INSPIRE- groups and Mr. Amit Tank, faculty member at SRM Institute, Bangalore.

The two day workshop enabled the students to apply the acquired knowledge to solve the problem statements obtained from local NGOs, and Muncipal Bodies in Mangalore. It was followed by the presentation of the created applications before a jury consisting of these NGO Members and Employees of City Corporation.

The venue was decorated with creative depictions of Android Robot and Google colors and was appreciated by everyone.

Training Programme on - Optical Fibre Communication Systems

The training programme on “Optical Fibre Communication Systems” was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Mr. Balasubramaniam Iyer, Vice President, Reliance JIO Infocomm Ltd. The principals and placement officers of various colleges and the selected trainees attended the inaugural function. The training programme is a part of “Mission VTU-Empower 10000” scheme launched by VTU, Belgaum, to train the students and get them placed in industries. The chief guest in his inaugural address lauded the programme and extended his full support in the placement process. Dr. U. M. Bhushi, Principal, Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management, Mr. Geo D’Silva, Special Officer (P&T), VTU-Belgaum, and Prof. Abdul Kareem, Coordinator graced the occasion.

The Geek Streak a two day workshop held in the Campus

The Geek Streak a two day workshop held in the Campus
The Geek Streak a two day workshop held in the Campus








The Google Student Community under the leadership of Google student ambassador Karthik Ramakrishnan, Semester V, Mechanical Engineering and the guidance of Ms. Saranyaraj D, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communications & Google Champion has organized a two day workshop ‘The Geek Streak’ in the Campus.

The Geek Streak’ is an Android – Cloud, integrated workshop. It was inaugurated by Dr. M.N Birje, HoD of Department of MCA, VTU Belgum, Mr. Praveen Hanchinal, CEO INSPIRE- groups and Mr. Amit Tank, faculty member at SRM Institute, Bangalore.

The two day workshop enabled the students to apply the acquired knowledge to solve the problem statements obtained from local NGOs, and Muncipal Bodies in Mangalore. It was followed by the presentation of the created applications before a jury consisting of these NGO Members and Employees of City Corporation.

The venue was decorated with creative depictions of Android Robot and Google colors and was appreciated by everyone.

Training Programme on - Optical Fibre Communication Systems

Training Programme on - Optical Fibre Communication Systems Training Programme on - Optical Fibre Communication Systems








The training programme on “Optical Fibre Communication Systems” was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Mr. Balasubramaniam Iyer, Vice President, Reliance JIO Infocomm Ltd. The principals and placement officers of various colleges and the selected trainees attended the inaugural function. The training programme is a part of “Mission VTU-Empower 10000” scheme launched by VTU, Belgaum, to train the students and get them placed in industries. The chief guest in his inaugural address lauded the programme and extended his full support in the placement process. Dr. U. M. Bhushi, Principal, Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management, Mr. Geo D’Silva, Special Officer (P&T), VTU-Belgaum, and Prof. Abdul Kareem, Coordinator graced the occasion.

Sahyadri conducts ‘Workshop on Self-defense for Women’ on the occasion of International Women’s Day

Sahyadri conducts ‘Workshop on Self-defense for Women’ on the occasion of International Women’s Day With the cases of crimes against women on the rise, self-defense for women has become a necessity more than ever.

With a view to help a woman to be better prepared to protect herself, a ‘Workshop on Self-defense for Women' was conducted. The initiative was taken by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering and AEnCESStudents Association. And what better occasion than the International Women's Day itself!!

Ms. SameekshaShetty, student of ECE second year was the resource person of the day. Students from ECE Department Ms. SushmaShettywho represented VTU National Cross Country twice and Ms. Ankitha NSS Best Volunteer Award were introduced and appreciated during the occasion. They were also asked to address the gathering. The HoD – Department of ECE addressed the women faculties.

The session began with a couple of warm up exercises. Ms.Sameeksha then introduced the techniques for self-defense. The students paired with each other and practiced the same with great enthusiasm. The techniques included few punching movements etc.

E&C Faculty presents a Research Paper in an International Conference at UEM, Kolkata

E&C Faculty presents a Research Paper in an International Conference at UEM, Kolkata Prof. Kiran Kumar V G, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering presented a paper titled “Implementation and Analysis of Analysis of Cryptographic Ciphers in FPGA” in the International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Data Mining and Information Security- IEMIS 2018 at UEM, Kolkata. The conference was organized by School of Information Technology, Institute of Engineering & Management Group, India and sponsored by Springer NSERB, DST and IEEE Kolkata Section.

Inauguration of Five Days Workshop on VLSI Design Flow using CDENCE tool

Inauguration of Five Days Workshop on VLSI Design Flow using CDENCE tool Inauguration of Five Days Workshop on VLSI Design Flow using CDENCE tool








A Five Days Workshop on VLSI Design Flow using CDENCE Tool organized by the Department of Electronics & Communication for the engineering students (ECE), IVth Semester, was inaugurated by Prof. J. V.Gorabal, Dean (Academics)

In his inaugural address the Dean gave insight on soft skill sand stressed on its importance in today’s student fraternity. Improving any sort of skills in their specific domain makes them good engineers he said and quoted a few examples to support his claim.

Designated faculty from the department have briefed about the respective topics which they are going to deliver during the course of this five-day workshop.

ANALOG IC DESIGN - Short term course in ECE Department – Valedictory Ceremony

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The Day Five started with finding phase shift from obtained phase margin of the RC frequency compensated operational amplifier designed previous day. New concepts like fingers and multiplier which are the attributes of a transistor in GPDK 180nm was discussed and demonstrated. The new technique of obtaining layout called as common centroid layout technique was demonstrated where an optimized way of designing layout of the schematic was shown using the module generator. This technique is used to overcome process variation which occurs due to factors like doping. This technique is mainly used in the analog physical design industry.

The afternoon session was conducted on AMS which stands for analog mixed signals. Here a NAND circuit was done where inverter was implemented in analog and AND gate in digital, Verilog code. Finally, the importance of this method was discussed.

The Five-Day short-term course on Analog IC Design came to an end with the valedictory ceremony. Resource persons - Mr. Sumith and Mr. Naveen from Entuple shared their views and motivated the students to take up the vast field of electronics specifically analog physical design. Dr. Ashwath Rao, HOD of Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering addressed the gathering and shared his views on short-term course conducted and asked students to make use of it and practice which can help the students to make a start in VLSI analog physical design as their career. Prof. Praveen Kumar Konda, Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering gave a report on the Five day event. Dr. Umesh M Bhushi, Principal motivated the students to make use of various opportunities given. He encouraged students to develop technical skills. Certificates were also distributed to participants.

ANALOG IC DESIGN - Short term course in EC Department

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During the Day One of the Analog IC Design – Short Term Course organized by the Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering, the resource persons - Mr. Sumit Patil, Senior Application Engineer and Mr. Navinsankar J, Field Application Engineer from Entuple Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru introduced the students to various technologies of VLSI design like 180nm, 90nm, 45nm etc and a brief discussion was held. The procedure involved in obtaining the GPDK file for a particular design was demonstrated. They also explained the various cadence tools like Spectre, Assura & Virtuoso. Students were able to synthesize basic amplifier circuit topologies based on the specifications that were provided to them.

During the Day Two, the resource person gave a detailed description on the important parameters that were to be considered during the designing of power amplifiers and other analog circuits. Students had to solve a problem wherein they had to design an amplifier based on the specifications that were given by the resource person. The analysis was done in three steps. The first step involved parametric analysis of a NMOS, the second involved parametric analysis of a NMOS and a load resistor and the third involved the parametric analysis of a PMOS. Later, the layout constraints and physical verifications for the design of the amplifier were carried out till GDSII.

Inauguration of Short term course on analog IC design using CADENCE analog design flow

Inauguration of Short term course on analog IC design using CADENCE analog design flow Five-Day short term course on analog IC design organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering was inaugurated by Principal, Dr. Umesh M Bhushi. He addressed the students and participants about the importance of short term industry oriented courses and how students can get benefit from these initiatives provided by the department. Dean Academics Dr. J V Gorabal also graced the occasion. Dr. Ashwath Rao, HOD, Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering gave an overview of the course and emphasized the importance of the course and job opportunities in the field of analog IC design.

Resource persons Mr. Navin Sankar, Field Application Engineer - Entuple Technologies, Bengaluru and Mr. Sumit Patil Application Engineer - Entuple Technologies, Pune addressed the participants and students. He advised them to use this opportunity provided by the institution.

Dr. Steven L. Fernandes is selected as Postdoctoral Researcher for NIH project at USA

Dr. Steven L. Fernandes is selected as Postdoctoral Researcher for NIH project at USA Dr. Steven L Fernandes, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering is selected as Postdoctoral Researcher for National Institutes of Health (NIH) project. He would be working in the area of Medical Image Processing for a period of 1 year at the University of Alabama Birmingham, USA.

Dr. Steven L Fernandes receives certificate of achievement from Microsoft, USA

Dr. Steven L Fernandes receives certificate of achievement from Microsoft, USA Dr. Steven L Fernandes, Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering received verified certificate of achievement from Microsoft, USA for “DAT208x: Introduction to Python for Data Science” with 92% score. It is a course of study offered by Microsoft, an online learning initiative of Microsoft Corporation through edX. View the certificate officially from edX website by clicking the below link
https://courses.edx.org/certificates/e5d9ffa8 d7ef4834aa7c21d064f0c585

Programs of Information Science Department

Prestigious Microsoft EduKinect Yappon Event Held in the Campus

The Microsoft Edukinect Yappon - 2014 event was held for the second time in the Campus. A total of 297 students participated from various branches of Engineering and other disciplines. Yappon is a 24 hour program, where a team has to build the Microsoft app. 80 teams participated in this event and developed 94 Windows Applications. Last year, 80 groups were formed out of 186 students, developed a total of 62 apps.

The top 3 teams received a cash award, T shirts and certificates, and one team received a consolation award. And the rest of the participants received participation certificates.

The first topper developed 1 Windows app and 3 Windows games (monster Attack, Dark City Run and Jelly rush). They bagged a cash prize of rupees five thousand, T-shirts and certificates. The team members were Priyanka Shetty, Chaithra Shetty, Shreyanka Shetty, and Sangeetha K. of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering. The second topper developed 5 Windows games (Dodge IT, Facto-o-Tree, Have Eat, Sky Marble and Anglo Fence). They bagged a cash prize of rupees three thousand, T-shirts and certificates. The team members were Ankit Pratap Singh, and Gouse Khan, of the Department Information Science & Engineering and Atif Khan and Ranjith Ram M. of the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering. The third topper developed one Windows app (HelpEd). They bagged a cash prize of rupees two thousand, T-shirts and certificates. The team members were Preetham and Sona Krishnan of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Kruthi K. K. and Anvitha U. S. of the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering. The consolation prize winners developed one Windows App (Namaste Mangalore). They bagged T-shirts and certificates. The team members were K. Swathi, M, S, Nazriya Begum, Gunavathi S. Anchan, and Deepali Chandrahas Kumble of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering. Sri Mrityunjay Bhadauria, CEO and Co-Founder of Edukinect gave away the cash awards and certificates to the winners of the contest.

Microsoft Application Development Contest (Appathon) at sahyadri

The Prestigious Microsoft Application Development Contest (Appathon) has begun at Sahyadri. Appathon is spread over four-week duration, and each week there will be a check point which will be monitored and evaluated by the Microsoft concern team. The best application will be rewarded by the team. Sahyadri students will develop an app using Microsoft technology.  Mr. Jaganmohan Naidu of Microsoft started the roadmap show and tossed various ideas across the groups to initiate the program. The program also includes hands-on-experience like developing apps, launching apps, etc.  The program went on throughout the day and around 150 students of various engineering streams participated and got an end-to-end development benefit from this interaction. 

Prestigious Microsoft EduKinect Yappon Event Held in the Campus

Prestigious Microsoft EduKinect Yappon Event Held in the Campus Prestigious Microsoft EduKinect Yappon Event Held in the Campus








The Microsoft Edukinect Yappon - 2014 event was held for the second time in the Campus. A total of 297 students participated from various branches of Engineering and other disciplines. Yappon is a 24 hour program, where a team has to build the Microsoft app. 80 teams participated in this event and developed 94 Windows Applications. Last year, 80 groups were formed out of 186 students, developed a total of 62 apps..

The top 3 teams received a cash award, T shirts and certificates, and one team received a consolation award. And the rest of the participants received participation certificates.

The first topper developed 1 Windows app and 3 Windows games (monster Attack, Dark City Run and Jelly rush). They bagged a cash prize of rupees five thousand, T-shirts and certificates. The team members were Priyanka Shetty, Chaithra Shetty, Shreyanka Shetty, and Sangeetha K. of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering. The second topper developed 5 Windows games (Dodge IT, Facto-o-Tree, Have Eat, Sky Marble and Anglo Fence). They bagged a cash prize of rupees three thousand, T-shirts and certificates. The team members were Ankit Pratap Singh, and Gouse Khan, of the Department Information Science & Engineering and Atif Khan and Ranjith Ram M. of the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering. The third topper developed one Windows app (HelpEd). They bagged a cash prize of rupees two thousand, T-shirts and certificates. The team members were Preetham and Sona Krishnan of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Kruthi K. K. and Anvitha U. S. of the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering. The consolation prize winners developed one Windows App (Namaste Mangalore). They bagged T-shirts and certificates. The team members were K. Swathi, M, S, Nazriya Begum, Gunavathi S. Anchan, and Deepali Chandrahas Kumble of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering. Sri Mrityunjay Bhadauria, CEO and Co-Founder of Edukinect gave away the cash awards and certificates to the winners of the contest.

Microsoft Application Development Contest (Appathon) at sahyadri

Microsoft Application Development Contest (Appathon) at sahyadri Microsoft Application Development Contest (Appathon) at sahyadri








The Prestigious Microsoft Application Development Contest (Appathon) has begun at Sahyadri. Appathon is spread over four-week duration, and each week there will be a check point which will be monitored and evaluated by the Microsoft concern team. The best application will be rewarded by the team. Sahyadri students will develop an app using Microsoft technology. Mr. Jaganmohan Naidu of Microsoft started the roadmap show and tossed various ideas across the groups to initiate the program. The program also includes hands-on-experience like developing apps, launching apps, etc. The program went on throughout the day and around 150 students of various engineering streams participated and got an end-to-end development benefit from this interaction.

Faculty attends an FDP on Cyber Security, IOT and Privacy issues in Blockchain technology held at MIT, Manipal

Faculty attends an FDP on Cyber Security, IOT and Privacy issues in Blockchain technology held at MIT, Manipal Prof. Naitik ST, Dept. of Information Science and Engineering attended a Faculty Development Programme on Cyber Security, IOT and Privacy issues in Blockchain technology organized by Information & Communication Technology Department at MIT, Manipal. Dr. Rajan & Dr. Prashant Mishra were the resource persons who focussed on Emerging trends in Cyber security – the latest advancements in the Cyber security, Challenges and thrust areas, IOT deployment challenges - issues with respect to deployment of devices in IOT environment, Privacy issues in Bitcoin and Blockchain technology – the latest trends in Cryptocurrency, process of Blockchain technology and challenges of transactions security.

Hands-On session on Salesforce Trailhead for CS & IS Students

Hands-On session on Salesforce Trailhead for CS & IS Students Hands-On session on Salesforce Trailhead for CS & IS Students








Students of Computer Science & Information Science Engineering underwent Hands-on session on Salesforce Trailhead. The resource person was Mr. Rajesh Nambiyar, Programme Manager, Salesforce Trailhead for APAC. Trailhead is a free to access platform to learn salesforce skills. He also addressed the students on the IT evolution & the jobs opportunities in salesforce economy. Salesforce is the fastest growing company with 3.3 million jobs to be created in the salesforce economy (according to IDC report). This means that there is a great opportunity for students to get into this domain. In the next 4 years, there will be more than 3.6 lakhs direct jobs which would be created in Salesforce economy.

An Alumna interacts with First year students

An Alumna interacts with First year students Ms. Vidya Bhat, an Alumna of Department of Information Science Engineering currently working as C1 Engineer at Mindtree addressed the first year students. In her talk, she stressed on the importance of academics along with the projects. She also shared the experience of the interviews which she faced during the campus drives and few tips on how to face interview. Students were keen to know about her experience during the training phase.

Department of Information Science & Engineering conducts workshop on “Art of Technical Writing”

Department of Information Science & Engineering conducts workshop on “Art of Technical Writing Department of Information Science & Engineering organized a workshop on “Art of Technical Writing” for the final year students. Dr. Shamanth Rai, HOD of Information Science & Engineering enlightened the students with importance of technical writing skills. The main areas covered during the workshop were Typesetting and report writing using LATEX, awareness on Plagiarism, awareness about SCI Indexed Journals, Tiered Conferences and also awareness about technical paper publishing. In the afternoon, hands-on session on the Latex tools, Jabref and so on were facilitated by the faculty of Department of Information Science and Engineering.

INDUSTRIAL VISITS

Name of the Industry Date of the visit/Venue Number of students participated/ Semester Description of the visit Relevance to PO’s and PSO’s
Codelattice 4thApril 2018,Kozhikode,Kerala 80 / VI Semester Exposure to industry, work culture, digital marketing tools

Programs of Mechanical Department

Renewable Energy - Enabling Technologies

Renewable Energy - Enabling Technologies Renewable Energy - Enabling Technologies








The  Department of Mechanical Engineering,  in association with ACCE (Association of Consulting Civil  Engineers), Mangalore, organized a talk on “Renewable Energy”, by Professor Shuichi  Torii, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kumamoto University, Japan. Among  the guests was Er. Vijaya Vishnu Mayya, Chairman, ACCE, Dr. Katta Subramanya, Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal, along with other members of  ACCE, Mangalore.  Dr. Timothy Lenihan,  Dean (Research), Sahyadri Research Centre was also present.

Professor  Shuichi Torii gave an introduction about Kumamoto University, Japan, through a  presentation.  His keynote address on  renewable energy stressed on the major concern of today, which is global  warming. He mentioned that due to the increasing consumption of energy through the use of natural resources, the world is fast reaching an energy crisis. He  also presented some statistics showing the energy consumption pattern across  the globe. Professor Shuichi Torii in his informative talk on renewable energy  highlighted some of the methods which use wastes like used vegetable oil,  orange peel, coffee beans, and seaweed to generate energy. He also highlighted  many more ideas which have been implemented in Japan that makes use of wastes  and generates energy.  Professor Shuichi  displayed some photographs of how the top floors of the buildings in Japan have  been used to install solar cells to generate electricity.

Students  of Semesters VI and VIII, and faculty members of the Department of Mechanical  Engineering attended the program.

Materia Outreach Program Underway at Sahyadri Campus

Materia Outreach Program Underway at Sahyadri Campus Materia Outreach Program Underway at Sahyadri Campus








IIT Bombay, Padarth and Experts Hub, in association with Sahyadri College of Engineering  and Management, organised a two-day workshop "Materia Outreach Program (MOP) on  Automotive Smart Materials" in the campus. Mr. Paulose Mathew and Dr. S. Krishna  Kumar, scientist from DRDO are the resource persons representing ExpertsHub, inaugurated the program.  The inaugural program was presided over by Dr. U. M. Bhushi, Principal,  Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management. Prof. S. S. Balakrishna, HoD,  Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Timothy G. Lenihan, Dean Research, Sahyadri Research Centre and Mr. Ashwin. D. Rao, Assistant  Professor and Program Coordinator, Department of Mechanical Engineering were present during  the inaugural program.

The program began with a prayer after which a brief  introduction about the resource persons was given to the participants.  Dr. U. M. Bhushi, welcomed the resource  persons to the program with a floral bouquet.  97 participants from various engineering  colleges are attending the two-day workshop.

Alumnus interacts with Mechanical Engineering students

Alumnus interacts with Mechanical Engineering students Mr. Roystan D'souza, Alumnus of the Department of Mechanical Engineering currently working in JSW Steel Ltd, interacted with the students of mechanical engineering. He explained the various methods of manufacturing steels and also discussed about the challenges facing the steel industry. Further, he shared his experiences and advised the students to groom themselves to meet the needs of the industries. He emphasized on harnessing of soft skills which are pertinent to climb the corporate ladder. He also recalled his days at Sahyadri and gave inputs on how to excel in various competitive exams. He encouraged students to actively participate in value added courses introduced by the institution for the overall development of the students which will help them to excel in the world outside.

Alumnus interacts with Mechanical Engineering students

Alumnus interacts with Mechanical Engineering students Mr. VaishakRai, an alumnusfrom the department of Mechanical Engineeringand currently working in Indo-US MIM, Bengaluru,interacted with the students of Mechanical Engineering. He shared his experiences and advised the students to groom themselves to meet the needs of the industries. He emphasized students to harness soft skills which are pertinent to climb the corporate ladder. He recalled his days as a student at Sahyadri and gave inputs on how to excel in various competitive exams. He also encouraged students to actively participate in value added courses introduced by the institution for the overall development of the students which will help them to excel in the world outside.

Guest talk for Mechanical Students

Guest talk for Mechanical Students Mr. Naveen Nazareth spoke to the students of third year Mechanical Engineering on work culture in an Industry / Company. He explained about the production, Quality, R&D Departments and also on handling Technical and Management difficulties in a company.

He spoke on opportunities in Germany for students who are seeking to work in industries. He encouraged students to have an aim in life and to keep working until the goal is reached. "No shortcut for Success, Hard work is a must". Naveen Nazareth graduated from TU Berlin and currently placed in Siltronic AG located in Burghausen, Germany. He worked as a Project and Maintenance Engineer for 20 months at Jindal Steel Works Limited. Out of 8 months of his internship experience, 5 months has been in Germany & the remaining 3 months in India.

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering organizes an Industry-Oriented Training

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering organizes an Industry-Oriented Trainings Dept. of Mechanical Engineering organizes an Industry-Oriented Trainings








An industry-oriented training was organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering for Second & Third year students. Mr. S M Sunder, CEO, Calipers Engineering and Lab Pvt Ltd gave an overview of various courses that would be floated by Calipers and called on students to participate in the activities initiated by the company as it would help them in enhancing the necessary skills. Further, he enlightened the students on the importance of design in product manufacturing. Prof. S S Balakrishna, Vice-Principal, Prof. Mahesh B Davanagere, HOD, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering & Prof. Ravichandra graced the occassion.

National Conference Paper published in International Journal

National Conference Paper published in International Journal Prof. Vikas G, Department of Mechanical Engineering has participated in a National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering”, organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at SJEC Mangaluru in association with Scientific and Academic Publishing, United States. The conference paper titled - “A Review on Properties of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites” has been published in American Journal of Materials Science, Volume No 7 Issue 5, September 2017.

Mechanical Engineering faculty members publish research article in International Journal

Mechanical Engineering faculty members publish research article in International Journal A research paper titled "Modeling, Fabrication and Automation of Areca Nut Sorting Machine" authored by Prof. Ajith B. S., Department of Mechanical Engineering & co –authored by Prof. Pramod B. C, Prof. Impha Y. D, Prof. Rakshith H. S, Department of Mechanical Engineering has been published in the INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND AUTOMATION, 2017, 7(5), PP. 135-138.

Orientation programme organized in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Orientation programme organized in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized an orientation programme for third semester mechanical engineering students. The event was graced by Prof. S S Balakrishna, Vice-Principal and Dr J.V. Gorbal, Dean Academics. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Balakrishna congratulated the students for selecting a branch as diverse as mechanical engineering. He also spoke on the role of mechanical engineers in the society and advised the students to harness necessary skills which would help them to carve their niche. Dr. Gorbal enthralled the gathering with his speech. Prof. Mahesh B. Davangeri, Head of the Department gave an overview of the department which was followed by a session on sustainable development by Prof. Ravichandra. The event would span over four days which will include sessions from various vertical heads with the aim of providing necessary exposure to the third semester students.

Programs of Chemistry Department

Programs of Mathematics Department

Programs of Physics Department

Programs of Placement & Training

Programs of Physical Education

Programs of Art & Culture

Other Programs

Shri Anil Uppin Additional Director Vishwa Department of Industries and commerce DIC visits Sahyadri


Sahyadri had the honour of receiving Shri. Anil A. Uppin, Additional Director(Vishwa) Department of Industries and commerce(DIC), Mr. Gokul Das Nayak, Joint Director also the Deputy Director of DIC and Shri. Arvind Baleri in campus. They visited entire premises and went into minute observations of work carried out in Dreamers DT lab, Sahyadri Aero Design and Hands on Experience laboratory. They appreciated the creativity and innovativeness of the students. Shri. Uppin highlighted various avenues of utilizing these innovations in an organizations. He suggested varied personalities spanning all areas of Engineering and said to focus on agricultural sector which has ardent need of technology implementation. He spelt areas of application in Aerospace and Defence. To be an Engineer one needs to develop the Engineering sense of looking at life and applying it in day to day life. The team was generous to initiate contact with varied patent holders and work in union. They also visited the Centre of Nano science Technology. They in particular appreciated the work done under Sahyadri Science Talent Hunt as an important service which is missed out by many colleges.

Mr Max E Rasquinha International Business Consultant and Philanthropist visits Sahyadri

Mr. Max E. Rasquinha, International Business Consultant and Philanthropist visits Sahyadri Mr. Max E. Rasquinha , International Business Consultant and Philanthropist from Houston, Texas, USA visited the Sahyadri campus and interacted with the Chairman, Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, the Principal, Dr. U.M.Bhushi, the student entrepreneurs and the students of the Aero design team. He went around the campus and appreciated the facilities and infrastructure provided for the students.


Mr. Max Rasquinha is an International business Consultant in the oil and gas sector, situated in Houston for 37 years after being in the Middle East for 23 years and a short stint in Calgary, Canada. He is an active philanthropist dedicating his service to several humanitarian causes. He has patronised many educational institutions in Canada and USA.

Mangalore being his birthplace, Max's heart still lies in India and the Mangaloreans which is visible in his philanthropic works.He has also established the International Orientation Center and the International Institute for Public Policy- A 'think-tank' movement in Mangalore. He brought the Toastmasters International to Mangalore with the establishment of Winners Club Toastmasters.

His global and intellectual involvement involves his continuing education with the London Chamber of Commerce, International Management Association in Europe, The London school of Business in England, The American management Association, The Houston Community college,North Harris college at Kingwood, The Houston Baptist University, The University of St. Thomas, Houston, Oklahama University, University of Houston, Rice University and the University of Calgary, Canada. His autobiography of two volumes, "I'll Cry Tomorrow" outlines seventy seven years of his life and experiences in six countries and seven cities.

Karthik Kashyap guides IAS aspirants for appearing UPSC

Karthik Kashyap guides IAS aspirants for appearing UPSC Karthik Kashyap guides IAS aspirants for appearing UPSC Mr. Karthik Kashyap, IAS officer spelt out roadmap for preparing to UPSC examinations. In his talk, he highlighted that there is no shortcut to success. One has to be determined for his goal which will definitely be rewarded by success. He also emphasized that strong base has to be built to crack this examination. He also added that one has to keep his eyes and ears open and grab information and current scenario. A minimum of 60 hours of study is required per week. He also gave reference of books for aspirants.


Karthik, in his very first attempt got through the IAS, considered to be the mother of all exams. He completed his Civil Engineering from NITTE in 2007. Presently, he is The Superintendent of Police, Goa. He is the Son of Former Mayor Mr. Shanker Bhat & Ms. Sujatha S Bhat. Karthik received IPS Association's Sword of Honour for the best outdoor probationer at the 63rd 'Dikshant Parade' (passing out parade) of the Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA), Hyderabad from E S L Narasimhan, governor of Andhra Pradesh. He has married to Ms. Priya Kashyap who is also an IPS officer serving in Goa.

Mr Shreyas Indian Revenue Services Officer visited Sahyadri

Mr. Shreyas, Indian Revenue Services Officer visited Sahyadri Mr. Shreyas, Indian Revenue Services Officer visited Sahyadri Mr. Shreyas, Indian Revenue Services Officer, Civil Servant visited Sahyadri and interacted with the students and faculty members of the Department of Business Administration. He spoke to the students about different subject like Civil Service exams, GST and tax related issues. He spoke about various challenges, a civil servant has to face.


He also encouraged students to work hard with determination in-order to achieve success in life. He has assured the students of visiting Sahyadri again.

Dr T N Prakash Kammardi Chairman of Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission GOK visited Sahyadri

Dr. T N Prakash Kammardi, Chairman of Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission, Government of Karnataka, along with Mr. Srivatsava G, President, Foretell Business Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru visited Sahyadri and interacted with the Chairman, Principal and Faculty on matters related to Agriculture and its scope for study in MBA & Engineering.


Dr. T N Prakash Kammardi has thirty years of illustrious career at University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore in teaching, research, guiding PG students and extension in the fields of agricultural / natural resources / environmental economics, marketing, price analysis, international trade, sustainable / organic agriculture, bio diversity, traditional knowledge and indigenous technologies along with providing academic advocacy, empirical inputs and technical consultancy to the governments, policy makers, NGOs, organizations and others since 1984.

Ms Vaijayanthi Srinivasaraghavan and Dr Subramani Ramakrishnan from IBM visited Sahyadri

Srinivasaraghavan, Certified Delivery Project Executive, GH Program Team, IBM accompanied by Dr. Subramani Ramakrishnan, Associate Partner, Location Executive-Chennai, IBM visited Sahyadri and interacted with the Chairman, Mr. Manjunath Bhandary. Their agenda to visit the campus was mainly to explore the opportunities to feature the college success stories, with the concept of SHAPE-IT. Ms. Vaijayanthi, being in the IT industry for more than two decades, and working closely with the fresh talent from campus, and having received numerous feedback from student community, project managers / recruiters from Industry and the academia intends to survey the student requirements/needs to be prepared for the "INDUSTRY" while still in campus. She stated in her address that Seven Mantras for students' success are hidden in the seven alphabets of the word SHAPE-IT.

During the visit, their focus was towards learning, One Unique practice at our campus that is being followed, uncommon and has resulted in positive outcomes. She expressed her desire in bringing out the book, outlining the student success stories, curriculum innovation, industry ready skills and research papers which will help in enhancing the book's value to the student community. It is a proactive step for students to overcome tag of unemployability. The book would provide a road map in grooming themselves in right perspective to be practicing engineers. Sahyadri will provide the necessary information in the venture of SHAPE-IT.

They also interacted with the faculty members with regard to the concept of SHAPE IT and its five traits. Mr. M. V. Subramanian, Managing Director, Future Focus Infotech Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Prasad Nagaraj, and Mrs. Sangita Punit were also part of the interactive session. Dr. Subramani Ramakrishnan in his address, presented a Power point to the faculty members and quoted few examples derived from his experiences gained during his visit to various engineering institutes. He stated that Self-learning, Hands-on, Antennas Up, Problem Solver and Entrepreneur are the five traits identified to make a mark in the society. He was of the opinion that learning is a continuous process and hence one has to make an effort to learn whenever there is an opportunity. He added that knowledge is just one click away in the present generation and stressed on the importance of blending research into teaching and curriculum alignment. He advised the faculty members to nurture students through mentoring. He also mentioned about Digital reputation building through active involvement in paper presentation and attending conferences.

Ms. Vaijayanthi emphasized the need of mathematics concepts to an engineering graduate. She said the mathematics concepts should be effectively inculcated in the students in their early stage of learning, in parallel to which the communication skills also to be built up. Chairman, Mr. Manjunath Bhandary provided a brief overview of the Sahyadri institute through his presentation and clearly stated the vision and mission of the institute including its long term and short term goals.

Academic and Management Team of BLDEA s VP Dr PG Halakatti College of Engineering and Technology visit Sahyadri

Academic & Management Team of B.L.D.E.A's V.P. Dr. P.G. Halakatti College of Engineering and Technology visited Sahyadri. Principal Dr. V.P.Huggi of B.L.D.E.A's V.P. accompanied by his team of Academic and Management officials interacted with the Principal, Dean and Placement Officer during their visit. They visited the campus to identify the positives that could be carried forward towards the development of their institute.


They appreciated the scientific efforts of Sahyadri and exceptional practices implemented in the college. They said over all development emphasis was highlight of the college. Also, the Hands on Experience and Areas ear marked for Incubation were unique feature not seen in most of colleges. Team said that attention to details by management was the hall mark of the college. They complimented the efforts of all the teaching and supporting staff. Principal Dr. V.P.Huggi, former EC member of VTU, has visited many of the top ranked colleges in Karnataka as a Chairman, remarked fastest upcoming private college and many features are not seen in any of such colleges.

Dr. M. R. Ravi KAS visits Sahyadri

Dr. M. R. Ravi KAS visits Sahyadri Karnataka Administration Service (KAS) cadre officer Dr. M R Ravi visited our campus and interacted with the Chairman Mr. Manjunath Bhandary. He went around the campus and appreciated the efforts of the management in creating an ambience for learning to the students.

Dr. Ravi is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat. In the Directorate of Collegiate Education, he held several positions and served in places like Mysuru, Shivamogga, Kodagu and Belagavi. Dr. Ravi also served as Chief Manager of Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC).He is the recipient of many awards and has presided over a few Kannada literary fests.

Shri Anil Uppin Additional Director Vishwa Department of Industries and commerce DIC visits Sahyadri

Sahyadri had the honour of receiving Shri. Anil A. Uppin, Additional Director(Vishwa) Department of Industries and commerce(DIC), Mr. Gokul Das Nayak, Joint Director also the Deputy Director of DIC and Shri. Arvind Baleri in campus. They visited entire premises and went into minute observations of work carried out in Dreamers DT lab, Sahyadri Aero Design and Hands on Experience laboratory. They appreciated the creativity and innovativeness of the students. Shri. Uppin highlighted various avenues of utilizing these innovations in an organizations. He suggested varied personalities spanning all areas of Engineering and said to focus on agricultural sector which has ardent need of technology implementation. He spelt areas of application in Aerospace and Defence. To be an Engineer one needs to develop the Engineering sense of looking at life and applying it in day to day life. The team was generous to initiate contact with varied patent holders and work in union. They also visited the Centre of Nano science Technology. They in particular appreciated the work done under Sahyadri Science Talent Hunt as an important service which is missed out by many colleges.

Mr Max E Rasquinha International Business Consultant and Philanthropist visits Sahyadri

Mr. Max E. Rasquinha, International Business Consultant and Philanthropist visits Sahyadri Mr. Max E. Rasquinha , International Business Consultant and Philanthropist from Houston, Texas, USA visited the Sahyadri campus and interacted with the Chairman, Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, the Principal, Dr. U.M.Bhushi, the student entrepreneurs and the students of the Aero design team. He went around the campus and appreciated the facilities and infrastructure provided for the students.

Mr. Max Rasquinha is an International business Consultant in the oil and gas sector, situated in Houston for 37 years after being in the Middle East for 23 years and a short stint in Calgary, Canada. He is an active philanthropist dedicating his service to several humanitarian causes. He has patronised many educational institutions in Canada and USA.

Mangalore being his birthplace, Max's heart still lies in India and the Mangaloreans which is visible in his philanthropic works.He has also established the International Orientation Center and the International Institute for Public Policy- A 'think-tank' movement in Mangalore. He brought the Toastmasters International to Mangalore with the establishment of Winners Club Toastmasters.

His global and intellectual involvement involves his continuing education with the London Chamber of Commerce, International Management Association in Europe, The London school of Business in England, The American management Association, The Houston Community college,North Harris college at Kingwood, The Houston Baptist University, The University of St. Thomas, Houston, Oklahama University, University of Houston, Rice University and the University of Calgary, Canada. His autobiography of two volumes, "I'll Cry Tomorrow" outlines seventy seven years of his life and experiences in six countries and seven cities.

Karthik Kashyap guides IAS aspirants for appearing UPSC

Karthik Kashyap guides IAS aspirants for appearing UPSC Karthik Kashyap guides IAS aspirants for appearing UPSC Mr. Karthik Kashyap, IAS officer spelt out roadmap for preparing to UPSC examinations. In his talk, he highlighted that there is no shortcut to success. One has to be determined for his goal which will definitely be rewarded by success. He also emphasized that strong base has to be built to crack this examination. He also added that one has to keep his eyes and ears open and grab information and current scenario. A minimum of 60 hours of study is required per week. He also gave reference of books for aspirants.

Karthik, in his very first attempt got through the IAS, considered to be the mother of all exams. He completed his Civil Engineering from NITTE in 2007. Presently, he is The Superintendent of Police, Goa. He is the Son of Former Mayor Mr. Shanker Bhat & Ms. Sujatha S Bhat. Karthik received IPS Association's Sword of Honour for the best outdoor probationer at the 63rd 'Dikshant Parade' (passing out parade) of the Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA), Hyderabad from E S L Narasimhan, governor of Andhra Pradesh. He has married to Ms. Priya Kashyap who is also an IPS officer serving in Goa.

Mr Shreyas Indian Revenue Services Officer visited Sahyadri

Mr. Shreyas, Indian Revenue Services Officer visited Sahyadri Mr. Shreyas, Indian Revenue Services Officer visited Sahyadri Mr. Shreyas, Indian Revenue Services Officer, Civil Servant visited Sahyadri and interacted with the students and faculty members of the Department of Business Administration. He spoke to the students about different subject like Civil Service exams, GST and tax related issues. He spoke about various challenges, a civil servant has to face.
He also encouraged students to work hard with determination in-order to achieve success in life. He has assured the students of visiting Sahyadri again.

Dr T N Prakash Kammardi Chairman of Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission GOK visited Sahyadri

Dr. T N Prakash Kammardi, Chairman of Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission, Government of Karnataka, along with Mr. Srivatsava G, President, Foretell Business Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru visited Sahyadri and interacted with the Chairman, Principal and Faculty on matters related to Agriculture and its scope for study in MBA & Engineering.

Dr. T N Prakash Kammardi has thirty years of illustrious career at University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore in teaching, research, guiding PG students and extension in the fields of agricultural / natural resources / environmental economics, marketing, price analysis, international trade, sustainable / organic agriculture, bio diversity, traditional knowledge and indigenous technologies along with providing academic advocacy, empirical inputs and technical consultancy to the governments, policy makers, NGOs, organizations and others since 1984.

Ms Vaijayanthi Srinivasaraghavan and Dr Subramani Ramakrishnan from IBM visited Sahyadri

Srinivasaraghavan, Certified Delivery Project Executive, GH Program Team, IBM accompanied by Dr. Subramani Ramakrishnan, Associate Partner, Location Executive-Chennai, IBM visited Sahyadri and interacted with the Chairman, Mr. Manjunath Bhandary. Their agenda to visit the campus was mainly to explore the opportunities to feature the college success stories, with the concept of SHAPE-IT. Ms. Vaijayanthi, being in the IT industry for more than two decades, and working closely with the fresh talent from campus, and having received numerous feedback from student community, project managers / recruiters from Industry and the academia intends to survey the student requirements/needs to be prepared for the "INDUSTRY" while still in campus. She stated in her address that Seven Mantras for students' success are hidden in the seven alphabets of the word SHAPE-IT.

During the visit, their focus was towards learning, One Unique practice at our campus that is being followed, uncommon and has resulted in positive outcomes. She expressed her desire in bringing out the book, outlining the student success stories, curriculum innovation, industry ready skills and research papers which will help in enhancing the book's value to the student community. It is a proactive step for students to overcome tag of unemployability. The book would provide a road map in grooming themselves in right perspective to be practicing engineers. Sahyadri will provide the necessary information in the venture of SHAPE-IT.

They also interacted with the faculty members with regard to the concept of SHAPE IT and its five traits. Mr. M. V. Subramanian, Managing Director, Future Focus Infotech Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Prasad Nagaraj, and Mrs. Sangita Punit were also part of the interactive session. Dr. Subramani Ramakrishnan in his address, presented a Power point to the faculty members and quoted few examples derived from his experiences gained during his visit to various engineering institutes. He stated that Self-learning, Hands-on, Antennas Up, Problem Solver and Entrepreneur are the five traits identified to make a mark in the society. He was of the opinion that learning is a continuous process and hence one has to make an effort to learn whenever there is an opportunity. He added that knowledge is just one click away in the present generation and stressed on the importance of blending research into teaching and curriculum alignment. He advised the faculty members to nurture students through mentoring. He also mentioned about Digital reputation building through active involvement in paper presentation and attending conferences.

Ms. Vaijayanthi emphasized the need of mathematics concepts to an engineering graduate. She said the mathematics concepts should be effectively inculcated in the students in their early stage of learning, in parallel to which the communication skills also to be built up. Chairman, Mr. Manjunath Bhandary provided a brief overview of the Sahyadri institute through his presentation and clearly stated the vision and mission of the institute including its long term and short term goals.

Academic and Management Team of BLDEA s VP Dr PG Halakatti College of Engineering and Technology visit Sahyadri

Academic & Management Team of B.L.D.E.A's V.P. Dr. P.G. Halakatti College of Engineering and Technology visited Sahyadri. Principal Dr. V.P.Huggi of B.L.D.E.A's V.P. accompanied by his team of Academic and Management officials interacted with the Principal, Dean and Placement Officer during their visit. They visited the campus to identify the positives that could be carried forward towards the development of their institute.

They appreciated the scientific efforts of Sahyadri and exceptional practices implemented in the college. They said over all development emphasis was highlight of the college. Also, the Hands on Experience and Areas ear marked for Incubation were unique feature not seen in most of colleges. Team said that attention to details by management was the hall mark of the college. They complimented the efforts of all the teaching and supporting staff. Principal Dr. V.P.Huggi, former EC member of VTU, has visited many of the top ranked colleges in Karnataka as a Chairman, remarked fastest upcoming private college and many features are not seen in any of such colleges.

Dr. M. R. Ravi KAS visits Sahyadri

Dr. M. R. Ravi KAS visits Sahyadri Karnataka Administration Service (KAS) cadre officer Dr. M R Ravi visited our campus and interacted with the Chairman Mr. Manjunath Bhandary. He went around the campus and appreciated the efforts of the management in creating an ambience for learning to the students.

Dr. Ravi is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat. In the Directorate of Collegiate Education, he held several positions and served in places like Mysuru, Shivamogga, Kodagu and Belagavi. Dr. Ravi also served as Chief Manager of Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC).He is the recipient of many awards and has presided over a few Kannada literary fests.