Udupi: Three projects from SMVITM students selected for KPIT Sparkle-National innovation challenge

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Udupi, Oct 28: Three innovative projects from students of Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology & Management, Bantakal have been selected for the 'Top 100' position in the reputed 'National Level Innovative Competition KPIT Sparkle' which is organized by KPIT Inc, Pune.

The students and faculty from the department of EC, SMVITM, Bantakal, Udupi have claimed that they are the best innovators by participating in KPIT Sparkle-National Innovation Challenge 2021. It is a national level contest and the theme was 'Mobility and Energy for the future'. KPIT Sparkle is a one-of-its-kind Design & Development Contest for Science & Engineering students. Students are encouraged to participate, win prizes and get national acclaim. KPIT Sparkle is an innovation platform by KPIT Technologies, inviting bright minds from science and engineering students across India. This company provides opportunities for promising ideas to foster entrepreneurship and innovation.

Students of the department of EC, SMVITM have made their ideas sparkle by getting selected to top 100 selections from more than 2500 ideas that were uploaded across different parts of India. The college had uploaded 11 new innovative ideas out of which three ideas have been selected to the top 100 projects. This has inspired with true excitement and joy the young entrepreneurs (students). The team of students Aishwarya, Bhoomika J S, Deepthi Poojary, Niharika Balthillaya of Electronics & Communication Engineering have developed 'Implementation of collision avoidance system for hairpin bends in ghats using proximity sensors'. Chaithra Kulal, Dheeraj, K Srinivas Kamath, Neema B Shetty, Meghana R Bhat developed 'Thermoelectric Air cooling for cars' and Adithi P, Anwitha Rao P, Arun J K, Harshitha Shetty, Hrishika developed 'Alternative source of energy based on piezoelectric effect'.

As KPIT states, 'Socially distant but united with the passion of innovation', during the pandemic time also students of SMVITM have set an example stating 'Failure will never overtake if the determination to succeed is strong enough'. Their thought process has proved that the campus cultivate the habit of student innovation by 3 I is process-ideate, innovate and incubate. This success has created enthusiasm in the students to move further to think, ideate and submit the project as a product of commercial use.

The management, principal and staff members complimented all involved for this wonderful achievement.



Title : Udupi: Three projects from SMVITM students selected for KPIT Sparkle-National innovation challenge


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