Workshops of 2014
The future of gaming, NVIDIA SHIELD is an amazing gadget built for intense high level gaming. Driven by NVIDIA TEGRA 4, the world’s fastest mobile processor and a 72-core GeForce GPU, SHIELD literally transforms the gaming experience. With lighting fast response speed, high definition display and mind-blowing high fidelity speakers, SHIELD stands way ahead of any gaming platform that may claim to be a competitor. With SHIELD in your palms, it is guaranteed that you will not think of any other gadget. Transforming Android and PC gaming alike while introducing console connectivity like never seen before, NVIDIA SHIELD is described as life-altering for a dedicated gamer.
Taking data privacy to an entirely new level, Mozilla has transformed into one of the leading competitors on the web within a span of a few years. FireFox and its creators have indeed created a revolution in the field of internet browsing and security. Mozilla brings you a technical workshop on code contribution to Firefox OS mentored by the top developers from Mozilla, followed by one of the biggest appathons in the country. The best developers will race against the clock to create the perfect system to power the Firefox OS. “The web, the way you like it”. That is Mozilla’s motto and that is exactly what they strive to achieve. The prestigious status of being a top notch developer at Moz awaits you at Kshitij 2014.
A hand gesture controlled robot using 3-axis acceleration/motion sensors is the manifestation of Accelero-Botix, an entirely new approach to Human Machine Interface. Technophilia, a company specializing in this area, comes to demonstrate its new-age robots at Kshitij, capable of advanced locomotion with acceleration sensors, graphics and embedded application development. This hands on Workshop will equip you with the newly developed technology in robotics. Kshitij presents the technology which finds applications in virtual reality, mobile phones, gaming solutions, animated movies etc. in its most fundamental form.
With depleting resources and rising global pollution, there is a growing need for not just ideating new technology but upgrading the existing ones. A sustainable approach towards the growing energy crisis, green technology is definitely the need of the hour. Being one of the premier research organisations in the field of energy and environment, professionals from TERI will showcase new mechanisms and products designed to meet the dual need of human development and sustainability of natural systems as countries strive towards green economy. The workshop will be succeeded by a group activity followed by a brainstorming session where participants will also get a chance to get internships at TERI.
The story of transformation of Detroit, from one of America’s most prosperous cities to one of its most distressed had a lesson for everyone to learn. The gradual collapse of this metropolis – battered by financial missteps, racial tensions and leadership lapses – culminated in insurmountable debt that led the city to file for bankruptcy. This collapse raised several questions on economic planning for cities all over the world. Kshitij presents an overview of financial structure of Indian cities through this workshop by Public Finance India. The workshop highlights several key issues in state finance policies - overview of the municipal bonds market, ability to execute complex infrastructure projects, financial transparency, budget structure and the need for capacity building.
Starting from the same point back in 1947, the Indian rupee has struggled a lot in keeping pace with the brisk dollar. The result being the rupee depreciating a little more than 61 times against the greenback in the past 66 years. The volatility in the currency sector has been a matter of research and debate for economists all over the world. Recent economic depressions and the after effects have only raised more questions on various economic theories and national policies that we follow today. To answer all such questions and give you a more concrete understanding of finance, Kshitij 2014 will have experts from International Finance Corporation.
The Need for Speed and curiosity to break the constraints of momentum has fascinated humans since ages. But what goes all inside this captivating force? Come and join us in our workshop conducted by MSC Software on 'Simulation of suspension characteristics and full vehicle maneuvers' which will help you understand the technicalities involved. This workshop has been especially designed to unfold the mysteries of your FSAE vehicle by use of Adams Car where you may build and test functional virtual prototypes of complete vehicles and vehicle subsystems as such exploring the complete dynamics of vehicular engineering.
Relying on the principles of truth, accuracy and factual knowledge, journalism plays the role of a public service machinery in the dissemination and analysis of news and information. After analysing hundreds of lawsuits and legal documents, scrutinizing of government policies and business strategies, investigative journalists bring out the hidden truth behind everything. Offering a completely different perspective, citizen journalism uses the advent of internet and modern communication technologies to bring out people’s viewpoint on day-to-day activities. Kshitij 2014 presents Mr. Shishir Joshi, a stalwart in the field of Journalism who would dig deep into the realms of reality and reveal before you what it takes to expose the underlying truth behind sensational news and scandals.
Pure power and unmatched designs have always put Honda two steps ahead in the automotive industry. Leaders among the chief manufacturers of high end automobiles in the world, Honda seeks to reveal the secrets and the significant minutiae of the process of making the metal beast. In this special hands-on workshop by Honda Motors, the participants will be initiated into the world of “Automotive Engineering”, giving them insights into the ABS Technology, Maintenance Free Battery, DTC reading and much more.
The smallest things are those make the biggest difference in the world. Intelligent design and innovative thinking have always helped us take steps forward towards a better world. KLA Tencor gives you a workshop on semiconductor fabrication introducing the processes and challenges faced in detecting and classifying defects within these imperative components. Kshitij 2014 presents you the wonderful opportunity to witness and learn from KLA Tencor, the authorities in the field of semiconductors.Internship opportunities for Dual Degree 4th year, 1st yr MTech/MSc students.