Achievement of the Faculty

Dr. Chittaranjan Pradhan, Associate Professor, KIIT School of Computer Engineering has been conferred with the “Best Teacher Award” at the 3rd Universal Innovators Leadership Awards (UILA) – 2022 in association with International Conference on Innovative Computing & Communication (ICICC) – 2022 held at Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, New Delhi on 19th February 2022. He achieved this honour by dint of his hard work and sheer display of appealing educational competence. The jury members selected Dr. Pradhan as the topmost candidate due to his qualitative and quantitative contributions to teaching and refining the sustainable base of learning. UILA honours the determined efforts and achievements of change makers who have made their performance and innovative excellence in their respective fields. It also provides participants with an ideal opportunity to make their work visible to a wider audience.

Mr. Biswaranjan Acharya from School of Computer Engineering, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), along with his team, has come up with a unique and cost-effective device that claims to tackle anxiety in its users. The device is equipped with left and right ultrasonic sensors, a pre-recorded voice generated unit, a visual sensor, a vibration sensor, a power backup facility and a microcontroller-based processing unit.

The device is fitted with a variety of sensors, configured to collect vital real time health data from the body of the user to evaluate the health conditions. The device will monitor the mental health parameters of the person 24×7. In case of an emergency, it will immediately raise an alarm. It can be configured in such a manner that it sends an alarm to the nearby hospital for emergency support and informs his or her relatives.

Dr. Saurabh Bilgaiyan, Assistant Professor, School of computer engineering, was invited as a Keynote Speaker and Panel Judge by the International Society of Teachers, Administrators and Researchers, Inc. (ISTAR), Thailand, for the International Educators’ Conclave on Scientific Research and Innovation Studies (cum Demonstration Teaching). The conference was on the theme of Scientific Research and Innovation Studies in a Changing Landscape: New Paradigms, Pathways and Possibilities  on  26 February 2022. He gave his talk on the topic Future Research Directions in Software Engineering.  He also chaired a session for the conference paper presentations.