Accolades VJTI 2017-18

Student Achievements (VJTI Mumbai 2017-18)

 

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Global Cyber Challenge - Peace-a-thon (20th& 21stNovember 2017)

 

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Team CyGuard comprising of MrSachin Parekh, MrRohit Bhaskar and Mr Tanay Shah of VJTI Mumbai won Global Cyber Challenge as part of 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS 2017). Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji felicitated Team CyGuard from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) on November 23, 2017 at New Delhi. Around 900 participants from 120+ countries had registered for the Global Cyber Challenge. Team CyGuard won the Peace-a-thon challenge with their innovative cyber security solution “Mitigating Public Sector Cyber Cascades”. They developed a real time intrusion detection system (IDS) for the critical infrastructure of power grid which can detect internal as well as external attack vectors in real time. The team was mentored by Prof Dhiren Patel, Director VJTI, and Prof Faruk Kazi from Electrical Engineering Department. 

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Ernst & Young (EY) Blockchain Hackathon(28th -30th   July, 2017)

 


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VJTI student team of Saurabh Gupta, Avadhoot Thube, Ashish Kamble, Jheel Nagaria won Ernst & Young (EY) Blockchain Hackathon 2018. E&Y BlockchainHackathon was a 36 hour event conducted inside Zone Startups, BSE Towers, Mumbai. Winner team received 4 Macbook Air laptops as prize. They demonstrated "Peer-to-peer Energy Trading Platform using Blockchain". Team was mentored by Prof. Faruk Kazi and Prof. Dhiren Patel.
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Mitsubishi Electric cup-2018 (16th&17th February, 2018 )

 

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‘Team Incognito’ from VJTI comprising of Viplav Sawant,  Mihhirraj Dixit, Mansi Patwari, Nipun Suradkar, won Jury Appreciation Award (Trophy and Rs. 10,000 cash) at Mitsubishi Electric Cup-2018. They presented their innovative work on, "Ladder Logic Malware Detection using Vulnerability Scanning".

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ROBOCON 2018 (1st to 3rd March 2018)

 


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Representing VJTI on a national level, Team SRA VJTI achieved 4th position out of 107 teams and also won the Best Manual Operator award in ABU ROBOCON 2018 held at Pune. The task was successfully completed by the manual robot and fully automated robot by achieving “RONGBAY” in 66 seconds (3rd fastest task completion).
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NVIDIA® Jetson™ Developer Challenge(5th March 2018)

 


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AVITRA- Reconnaissance Robot

AVITRA, Human-in-Loop AI Robot of VJTI won People Choice Award of NVIDIA Jetson Developer Challenge 2018. It is designed to mitigate and work in disaster situations like nuclear and chemical leakages, hostage situations and other emergency situations where sending human is not possible. It uses AI and Deep Learning tools for simultaneous localization and mapping. It possesses a humanoid upper body controlled by imitation-based technique that provides it with unique dexterity and versatility. It also provides a video and audio live streaming to a remotely located operator. A total of 2369 participants from 80 countries took part in this global Challenge.
The team of Amit Kharwandikar, Pranav Udupa, Awadhut Thube, Jay Sawant, Saurabh Gupta and Sachin Parekh won USD 1000 in cash, NVIDIA Titan Xp and Jetson TX2 Board as award money.

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Smart India Hackathon 2018 (30th& 31st March 2018)

 

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VJTI team won 2nd Runner-up trophy and a prize of Rs 50000 in Smart India Hackathon 2018. The team of Siddesh Gangan, Rajneesh Katkam, Yash Jain, Dipti Kulkarni, Shreyas Gokhale and Ashish Agrawal presented their solution on Rail-Net. They Solved "Prediction of Fibre Optic Cable Failure using LSTM to Reduce Downtime" for Ministry of Railways. It was a 36 Hrs Hackathon with around 1Lakh participants from across India participating in it. Mentored by Prof Faruk Kazi and Dr Anala Pandit.