Dr.NGP IT alumni virtually address students on Technology, Career, Entrepreneurship & the Way Forward

Digital Infrastructure and Innovations have helped the world leap above the many hurdles COVID-19 had set before it.Inspiration from the forerunners in Technology-driven Industry and guidance from faculty could certainly push our nation’s young students to derive solutions and be prepared for the future.

Envisioning this, the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of Dr.N.G.P. Institute of Technology, Coimbatore organized a Seven-Day Virtual Alumni Conclave from 25.05.2020 to 31.05.2020. The program was inaugurated by the college principal Dr.K.Porkumaran.

Accomplished alumni between 2011 and 2019 were handpicked to address the students of the department.  Total of 15 sessions were conducted and the speakers discussed about the current technical topics – Digital Ecosystem and Automation. They shared about opportunities available for Communication Engineers in Telecom Networking, taking Cyber Security, Cloud Computing as  Career and what are the Research opportunities for electronics engineer.

The alumni also shared with the students about the basic concepts and characteristics of Entrepreneurship. The important role IoT is playing was and the Fast –Evolving IT trends were discussed.Of course, the days ahead are going to be a hard nut to crack.

The alumni of the department also spoke on topics like Preparing for a Post COVID Era and about the Road to Being an Efficient Engineer.

They also spoke on the soft-skill requirements for the present undergraduate students. Participants posted the question to the speakers through the chat box, and the speakers clarified and gave suggestions for the questions posted by the participants.