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How to Build a BigANT Leg

Shai Revzen’s lab builds robots inspired by nature that are easy to construct and get walking. Check out how to build your own BigANT!   Rapidly Prototyping Robots with Plate and Reinforced Flexure (PARF) Mechanisms, for IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine  

Rosie learns Tower of Hanoi

Rosie, an interactive task learning robot built on the Soar cognitive architecture, learns the rules of a foam block Tower of Hanoi through situated interactive instruction and then solves the puzzle.  

AI, Robotics, IoT part of new AICTE 2018 Undergraduate Syllabus now

  AI, Robotics, IoT part of new AICTE 2018 Undergraduate Syllabus now The much-hyped new age technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Analytics are neither new nor will they take away jobs. The Indian industry is over-glorifying machines, said Prof S Sadagopan, Director (President) of IIIT-Bangalore. Speaking about the future of jobs and the expansion of automation, Sadagopan said that automation is not the end. Every automation creates ten more jobs, Sadagopan added. “While everyone is talking about big data and analytics, the real big data is yet to come. We are at an early stage of analytics,” he said. Speaking…

Pratik Pravin Deshmukh, CoFounder Robolab Technologies Pvt. Ltd presented his ideas to bridge the Gap between Industry and Academia.

National Employability Conclave 2016-17 was held 24 August 2017 in Pune. Highlights of the event was the HR leaders of some of the largest IT and engineering companies which are sharing their idea on shaping the young talent to meet their expectations an employer’s perspective. We are pleased and honoured to be invited to the event and will be happy to be part of the it. Thanks Aspiring Minds for the wonderful National Employability Conclave. The kind of response that we receive is the best achievable or imaginable of its kind 🙂 🙂 Stay tuned! #RobotsAreComing Amol Gulhane, Hemchandra Inamdar…

Heartiest congratulations to Robot Study Circle, Govt.College Of Engineering,Pune (COEP), Team India

Heartiest congratulations to Robot Study Circle, Govt.College Of Engineering, Pune (COEP), Team India for winning The Nagase Award and for securing 6th position amongst such a tough competition from other nations at ABU Robocon 2017 Tokyo #KeepBotting Proud of the entire team Anuj Phegade, Sagar Khadse, Ashay Aswale, Aashish Sonawane, Shubham Sonawane, Shivam Thabe, Danish Babla, Farahanaaz Shaikh, Chinmay Mandale, Manthan Pawar, Mrunalinee Koli, Sohan Bulage, Anagha Kotkar, Dr Prof S S Ohol, Dr B B Ahuja and the team members

AICTE to make teachers’ training mandatory for all faculties in technical colleges

BHUBANESWAR: All India Council of Technical Education(AICTE) is to introduce six-month faculty training programme mandatory for all teachers. Through this programme AICTE aims to train and upgrade around five lakh faculty members in different technical colleges across the country in the next two to three years, said chairman of the council Anil D Sahasrabudhe here on Tuesday.   “AICTE is developing the teachers’ training programme through which we want our teachers to understand new ways of teaching and learning. In the past we used to have lecturers, who come to class and write notes on black boards for an hour. But now students don’t have patience…

Research Team in India Uses 3D Software and 3D Printing to Make Prosthetic Ear

As part of a college program, a team from the College of Engineering, Pune(CoEP) in India has developed unique software, which helped them make a 3D printed ear in just one week for 32-year-old Rucha (not her real name) from Kondhwa. Typically, it takes about a month to make an artificial ear, but thanks to the newly developed Osto3D software that the CoEP team developed, that fabrication time was greatly reduced. The successful auricular prosthesis surgery was performed on Rucha last month, when doctors from the Armed Forces Medical College(AFMC) attached the artificial ear. The team used CoEP’s 3D Make Lab for the project,…

IITRAM – Centers Of Excellence ( COE )

IITRAM provides Engineering Education with specialization in Infrastructure and Management of Infrastructure to create centers of excellence, to organize advanced studies and to promote research. It shall foster cultural and ethical values with a view to enhance professional morality, research integrity, globally acceptable business ethics and morals for professionals.  

NITI Aayog to establish 1,000 new innovation labs this year

The NITI Aayog is all set to open 1,000 new Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) to facilitate innovation in schools this year all across India. With the setting up of these, the count of total labs will shoot up to about 1,500. The schools which will house these labs will receive a grant of ₹20 lakh each to provide proper facilities and infrastructure. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, in a statement, said,   This year, NITI Aayog calls for applications from all schools, government and private, to fund 1,000 new ATLs.   He added that companies like IBM and Intel are…

AICTE mentoring to improve Higher Education

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has taken various steps to improve technical and higher education in the country. The council’s initiatives are in line with the Central Government’s initiative like Digital India and Skill India, says Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, in an interview with Gopi Arora of Elets News Network (ENN). Excerpts:   What new initiatives have been taken by the AICTE to promote technical education in the country? The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) started four new schemes last year—Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Trainee Teacher Scheme, Adjunct Faculty Scheme, and Margdarshan or Mentorship scheme….

Robots replacing workers, cutting cost, raising productivity

Changying Precision Technology Company factory in Dongguan province of China has replaced 90% of its human workers with robots heralding a new form of human-robot co-working environment   Production per person increased from 8,000 pieces to 21,000 pieces, which is a 162.5% increase, and product defect rate fell from 25% to 5%—this sounds like a dream for any organisation. Well, this is a dream come true for Changying Precision Technology Company factory in Dongguan province of China which has replaced 90% of its human workers with robots. The data reflects a new form of human-robot co-working environment that will soon…

‘AICTE plans to revamp technical education’

Poonia said AICTE is planning to amend the syllabus of engineering courses from 1st July with the addition of new subjects to bring the uniformity in the curriculum in the technical Institutions throughout the Country.   To increase the employability after technical courses, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), is planning complete revamption of syllabus of technical courses.   This was disclosed by Dr M.P Poonia, Vice Chairman, AICTE during a meeting with the delegation of All India Federation of Self Financing Colleges Association (AIFSFTI) under the leadership of Chief Patron, R S Munirathinam and President, Dr. Anshu Kataria…

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