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SSN Tops Smart India Hackathon 2019- Hardware edition

SSN Tops Smart India Hackathon 2019- Hardware edition

6 teams from SSN Institutions (the first initiative of the Shiv Nadar Foundation in the field of education) were declared winners at Smart India Hackathon 2019 (SIH 2019) Hardware edition. The winners were finalized from over 2 thousand teams and more than one lakh technical students from across the country.

This was the second time that public and private sector companies became part of Smart India Hackathon in its 3 years of existence, including 40 industries and 9 central government ministries and departments. The finalist teams competed in the final round, which had three categories of prize money i.e. Complex (Rs 100,000), Complicated (Rs 75,000), and Simple (Rs 50,000). The students from SSN Institutions were declared winners for the following projects:

  1. Techdocs, the team led by Suhashine S, mentored by Dr B Geethanjali of the Electronic and Communication Engineering Department at SSN won for developing a system based on EMF to measure BP continuously without cuff. The problem statement was given by GE Healthcare, BSDU in Jaipur and the students received a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/-.
  1. Bioses, the team led by Arvindh Swaminathan M B, mentored by Dr. V. Mahesh of the Bio-Medical Engineering Department at SSN won for developing a system with IR sensor to measure the anthropometric measurement and calculated the weight of the participants.The problem statement was given by GE Healthcare, BSDU in Jaipur and the students received a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/-.
  1. TechEEE2.0, the team led by Vikram A S, mentored by Dr V. Rajini of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at SSN won for developing a open source motor controller for hybrid vehicle. The problem statement was given by Tata motors, IISER, Puneand the students received a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/-
  1. MemBRAINS, the winning team led by Vinatha. V, mentored by Dr. D. Gnanaprakash, Dr.K.P.Gopinath of the Chemical Engineering Department at SSN won for  its idea of  Conversion of LIGNIN which is obtained as waste in the production of 2G ethanol into useful chemicals, fuels and materials The problem statement was given by Indian oil, KIET, Ghaziabadand the students received a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/-
  1. Infinity Clones, the winning team led by Sharavanee D.P., mentored by Dr.W Jino Hans of the Electronic and Communication Engineering Department at SSN won for its idea to devise a novel solution to monitor and alert vehicle owners about the quality of engine oil, and subsequent kilometres left. This ensures maximum utilisation of engine oil, thus saves time and money for vehicle owners. The problem statement was given by Tata motors, BSDU, Jaipurand the students received a cash prize of Rs. 75,000/-
  1. TechEEE1, the winning team led by Ritika, mentored by Dr. K.P.Gopinath and A. Murugesan of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at SSN won for its idea to generate water from thin air using Metal Organic Framework at a low cost of almost 1Re./litre and also to manage the generated water efficiently using IOT sensors.The problem statement was given by ANIC, IIT Hyderabad and the students received a cash prize of Rs. 75,000/-

SSN has received a special prize from GE

Alchemists 2.0, the team led by Santhoosh Aravind S, mentored by Dr U.Shajith Ali of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department won for developing a Continuous Non Invasive Blood Pressure Measurement(CNIBP). The problem statement was given by GE Healthcare, BSDU in Jaipur and the students received a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-

The Smart India Hackathon is a part of Shri. Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative and was launched on November 9, 2016. Seven teams from SSN also won the Smart Indian Hackathon that was organised in March 2019.

 

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