Title: A Webinar on “Introduction to Data Science”
Speaker: Ms. Nidhi Menon, Alumni- Department of Computer Engineering, currently associated with Autodesk, USA
Date: 1st July, 2020

CSI-PCE organized this webinar for students from Computer Engineering and IT departments. The speaker gave real-world examples to aid better comprehension of Data Science, which is the fastest growing domain in the current era. Also, various algorithms, hypotheses and data modelling methods were discussed during the webinar. Lastly, various professional roles within the field were discussed. Overall, it was an enlightening and interactive session.

Title: A Webinar on “Pathway to Higher Studies Abroad”
Speaker: Mr. Aniket Jadhav, Mr. Deepak Padmanabhan, Mr. Suraj Panicker, Alumni- Department of Automobile and Mechanical Engineering, all speakers were pursuing doctorate courses abroad.
Date: 1st July, 2020

The speakers shared their thoughts on overseas education based on their experiences. Their talk covered the following topics: ME Vs MS, exam requirements and preparation, selecting Universities, visa process, scholarships, fellowships, funding options, cultural difference in approach to education, finance during MS and opportunities after MS.

Title: A Webinar on “Product Management Vs Project Management”
Speaker: Mr. Fenil Dedhia, Alumni- Department of Computer Engineering, currently associated with Agolo, USA as a Product Manager
Date: 25th July, 2020

The webinar helped students explore a new domain with potential career objectives and covered various topics related to Product Management, Project Management and the difference between both. The speaker highlighted the importance of Product and Project Management, along with the certifications required and job opportunities in the market.

Title: A Webinar on “Demystifying IOT”
Speaker: Prof. Akhil Menon, Alumni- Department of Electronics Engineering, Assistant Professor- Jain University, Bangalore
Date: 25th July, 2020

IEEE PCE organized this webinar for the students and faculty members of PCE. The talk included topics such as why the internet was invented, how we got involved in it, and why it is so important in our everyday life. He also covered ‘Introduction to IoT as the Future of the Internet’ and explained all the present cases where it is being currently used. The basics of embedded systems such as how to turn on an LED, how MCU/MPU works, how communication between two devices can be established, etc. were precisely explained.

Title: Hands on Workshop on “Python MongoDB”
Speaker: Prof. Safa Hamdare, Alumni of Department of Computer Engineering, Assistant Professor at St. Francis Institute of Technology, Borivali
Date: 26th July, 2020

PCE Alumni Association arranged an online workshop for TE and BE (Computer Engineering and IT) students of Pillai College Of Engineering. The session aimed at making the attendees gain more knowledge on the topic of MongoDB. The speaker gave extensive information of the Basics of SQL and NOSQL – MongoDB, Installations of MongoDB, Hands on Python MongoDB — CRUD Operations and SQL vs NOSQL. She also gave an overview of Schema and No Schema. The workshop happened to be very successful and interactive.

Title: A Webinar on “Professional Industrial Resume”
Speaker: Ms. Swetha Ramaswamy, Alumni of Department of Computer Engineering, currently working as a Software Development Engineer, in Amazon, USA.
Date: 2nd August, 2020

CSI-PCE organized this webinar for students of all the departments. The webinar helped create an awareness among students about the importance of creating a short and effective resume, and how hackathons and internships add value to a resume. The speaker also gave key insights on the upcoming trends and domains in the IT industry. It was an interactive session between the speaker and the participants.

Title: Expert Lecture on “Future Educational Opportunities and Job Opportunity in Machine Learning and A.I.”
Speaker: Mr. Saurabh Mahajan, Alumni- Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, currently working as Client Delivery Engineer, Groundspeed Analytics, Inc., USA
Date: 16th August, 2020

Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering organized this Industry Expert lecture for students and faculty members of PCE. The talk provided an in depth knowledge about what is Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and their techniques, opportunities for higher education and jobs- specific to this field of study. A very enlightening session for all.

Prof. Ruchira Patole conducting the session online through Google Meet

Title: A Workshop on “LaTeX”
Speaker: Ms. Ruchira Patole, Alumni- Department of Electronics Engineering, currently working as Assistant Professor at Pillai College of Engineering, New Panvel.
Date: 6th September, 2020

ETSA PCE organized this hands-on training session for the students of PCE. During the workshop, students were trained to prepare their own black book with the help of LaTeX which will help them to prepare their own reports and black book for their final year projects. The speaker showed how to make a document using LaTeX, how to add contents, tables and graphical image in the documents. Students were acquainted with the methods to insert any text or images according to them. Overall, an extremely resourceful session was conducted by the speaker.

Title: A Webinar on “iOS Application Development”
Speaker: Mr. Rahul Pinjani, Alumni- Department of Computer Engineering, currently associated with Hilton, USA as a Senior iOS Engineer.
Date: 27th September, 2020

This webinar was organized by CSI-PCE student branch. The webinar gave a basic understanding of the iOS ecosystem to participants. The speaker gave useful insights on the increasing demand for reliable iOS application developers in the global market, interviewing aspects and management strategies of iOS Application Development. In addition to this, Mr. Rahul Pinjani gave a live demo as to how Swift Programming is used for the development of iOS applications.

Title: Talk on “Networking Fundamentals”
Speaker: Mr. Sachin Gupta, Alumni- Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Date: 8th November, 2020

The Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering organised this talk for the faculty members and students of second year EXTC and Electronics. The speaker explained the basics of networking, gave an insight into the opportunities available in this field for higher studies and for career growth. It was a successful event where the speaker interacted with students nicely and cleared their doubts.

Title: A Webinar on “Towards Enabling Shape Memory Ceramics: Considerations for Stress Concentration Optimisation through Additive Manufacturing”
Speaker: Dr. Viraj S Raut, Alumni- Department of Mechanical Engineering, Founder CEO Azendiv Technology OPC Pvt. Ltd.
Date: 26th November, 2020

The Department of Automobile and Mechanical Engineering organised this webinar for their students and faculty members. The speaker gave a thorough understanding of the underlying mechanism of shape memory behaviour to solve inherent limitations in ceramics. He emphasised that, in future, these considerations would ensure manufacturing of ceramic parts that would exhibit shape memory behaviour using additive manufacturing commonly known as 3D- Printing. It was an interactive and useful session for all the attendees.

Title: Industry Expert Talk on “Transition from Campus to Corporate”
Speaker: Miss. Aditi Sharma, Alumni- Department of Computer Engineering, currently working as a Consultant at LTI
Date: 20th February, 2021

Department of computer and IT engineering organized this industry expert talk for the students of PCE. The talk focused on the importance of transition from college to corporate culture. Speaker advised logical reasoning and programming skill set to be developed among students during college time. The speaker emphasized that in order to enhance technical ability and develop soft skill, certifications are required for better aspects in industry. It was very clearly explained how the need to change in attitude from college to corporate is useful for their career. Speaker also elaborated the selection process to get into the corporate world.

Title: A Webinar on “How to Plan for Start-up and Legal & Ethical Steps, How to File Patent in India and Workshop on Prototype / Process Design and Development – Prototyping”
Speaker: Mr. Nishant Ravle, Alumni- Department of Information Technology, Founder and Director of Ravle Consultancy Service Pvt. Ltd. And TechNeethi LLP.
Date: 27th February, 2021

IIC and NISP PCE organised this webinar for the students and faculty of PCE. Mr. Dipak Kokane spoke about patent filing in India whereas Mr. Nishant Ravle’s talk was about Prototype / Process Design and Development – Prototyping.

Title: A Webinar on “Introduction to Networking and Cyber Security”
Speaker: Mr. Tanmay Pradhan, Alumni- Department of Electronics Engineering, currently Technical Executive at Softcell Technologies, Mumbai
Date: 27th March, 2021

The speaker discussed the importance, scenario and concept of networking and cyber security. He shared his experience in this field and also discussed some important case studies related to the topic. He gave a detailed idea about this area like what are the different courses available for the students, various certification courses as well as mentioned few industries which provide placements in this area.

Title: A Workshop on “Automate Things”
Speaker: Prof. Akhil Menon, Alumni- Department of Electronics Engineering, Assistant Professor- Jain University, Bangalore
Date: 27th March, 2021

This workshop was organized by IEEE PCE to give an insight into the basics of home automation and its use in day-to-day life. To make the workshop more interesting, the speaker showed videos related to this topic leading to better understanding of the topic. All the participants were given hands-on experience. Sir designed two circuits for Home Automation using the Tinkercad platform. He also guided the participants on the future scope of automation. The attendees thoroughly enjoyed his session and are looking forward for more such workshops.

Title: Industry Expert Talk on “Career in Operations and Supply Chain Management”
Speaker: Mr. Saurabh Lad, Alumni- Department of Automobile Engineering, currently working as a Senior Engineer, Corporate Strategy & Operations at Badve Engineering Limited.
Date: 3rd April, 2021

The department of Automobile & Mechanical Engineering organized this webinar for their students and faculty members. He spoke about the importance of supply chain management and its related activities. He also gave an insight into the business strategies and project management in the context of supply chain management. It was an enlightening session for all the attendees.

Title: Industry Expert Talk on “Networking and Communication”
Speaker: Mr. Utsav Katira, Alumni- Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, currently working as Home Protocol Engineer at Apple, USA.
Date: 17th April, 2021

Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering organized this Industry Expert Lecture for the students and faculty of PCE. His talk included the fundamentals of networking, discussed concepts related to cellular and finally gave an insight into the career opportunities in networking.

Title: Expert Talk on “Architecture Design of Jio from Planning to Implementation”
Speaker: Mr. Nikhil Kumar, Alumni- Department of Computer Engineering, currently working as Automation Network Solution Architect at Cisco Systems Inc.
Date: 24th April, 2021

Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology organized this talk for the students and faculty of PCE. The speaker briefed about the Complete Architecture Design of Jio and detailed the process from planning to implementation.

Title: Industry Expert Talk on “Career Path in Software Development – The Unsaid Things”
Speaker: Mr. Abhishek Datar, Alumni- Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Software Developer at Vertisystems Inc.
Date: 24th April, 2021

Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering organized this expert lecture wherein the speaker explained the following:

1) Software Development

  • SDLC Phases
  • SDLC Models

2) Jobs in Market

  • General Team Structure
  • Web application Architecture

3) Where to begin

  • The Building Blocks
  • The X-Factor
  • What do you do know
  • The dark side

Title: A Webinar on “Prototype Validation – Converting Prototype into a Start-up”
Speaker: Mr. Nishant Ravle, Alumni- Department of Information Technology, Founder & Director of Ravle Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd & TechNeeti LLP
Date: 24th April, 2021

IIC and NISP PCE organised this webinar in which Mr. Nishant Ravle spoke about Prototype Validation. The session was very informative and the speaker answered all the queries of the participant.

Workshops Conducted by Alumni

DateTitleSpeakerAttendeesDuration
23rd - 24th February & 10th March, 2019FLASK: Python Web FrameworkDhiraj Amin353 Days
27th February, 2019Seminar on "Software Engineering and Project Management" for T.E. I.T. students by ShivkumarShivkumar Vishwakarma1 Day
8th March, 2019Womens Day CelebrationApeksha Chavan301 Day
15th and 16th March, 2019Internet of ThingsMimi Cherian2 Days
22nd February, 2019
Internet of ThingsRuchira Patole411 Day
2nd March, 2019Web DevelopmentAkhil Menon1 Day
4th November, 2018Flask Python Web FrameworkDhiraj Amin331 Day
2nd October, 2018Basic Concepts of PythonDhiraj Amin100+1 Day
4th February, 2018Introduction to Mobile Application DevelopmentGaurav T.100+1 Day
10th March, 2018Basic Concepts of DatabaseShubhangi Chavan, Manasi Kulkarni421 Day
8th March, 2018Womens Day CelebrationApeksha Chavan301 Day
13th, 15th, 23rd March, 2018Matlab WorkshopDinesh Tiwari693 Days
2nd and 9th August, 2018LaTeX WorkshopRuchira Patole42+342 Days
4th September, 2018ArduinoAboli Khedkar821 Day
29th September, 2018Web DevelopmentAkhil Menon and Vishnu Nair291 Day
13th October, 2017CST WorkshopIshmeet Singh471 Day
19th August, 2017LaTeX WorkshopShubham Varma1001 Day
27th August, 2016Python WorkshopGaurav Sharma50 Plus1 Day
3rd October, 2015Advanced PHPAju Palleri50 Plus1 Day
26th September, 2015Web DesigningShubham Varma and Vishnu K.140 Plus1 Day
13th September, 2014Android (Triathlon)Ashish Mathew220 Plus1 Day
27th September, 2014Linux (Triathlon)Blessy Varghese, K. S. Charumathi and Sangeetha Selvan160 Plus1 Day
20th - 21st September, 2014PHP-MySQLAju Palleri140 Plus2 Days
2nd August, 2014PythonGaurav Sharma50 Plus1 Day