Blog: Faculty Development Programme on Robotics & Artificial Intelligence – The Hans India
Hyderabad: A Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Robotics & Artificial Intelligence” is being held at Vallurupalli Nageswara Rao Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology (VNRVJIET). This FDP will be a 5-day hands-on training programme, which is sponsored by the MEITy under the Ministry of ICT of the Government of India, is being organised jointly by the Electronics & ICT Academy at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Patna and the Department of ECE along with the Professional chapters of IEEE, ISTE, and IETE at VNRVJIET.
Dr Y Padma Shayi, Professor and Head-ECE and one of the Coordinators for the FDP, said that this course is designed to provide an exposure to the fundamentals of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence through hands-on training and practice sessions that teach kinematics and dynamics of industrial manipulators, kinematics of mobile robots, trajectory planning, path planning and control, embedding intelligence in robotic tasks, and intelligent agents. The sessions will be delivered by experts from IIT-Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, NIT-Warangal, IIITDM-Jabalpur, and even the BARC so that people get industry-oriented exposure to the subject, Dr. Padma Shayi added. The programme is being attended by about 50 faculty members from various Departments while Dr. Ch. Subhash, Assistant Professor-CSE, coordinated the event along with Dr. Padma Shayi and Dr. Bharat Gupta, Assistant Professor-ECE at NIT-Patna, and Dr. Pushpa Giri, Assistant Professor-ECE, was the Point of Contact at VNRVJIET.