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Highlights of the Recent Events of IEEE ComSoc Society in the session 2014-2015:

1. 3-Day Workshop on Introduction to Android Operating System for Touch Screen Smart Phones

Under the auspices of TEQIP Phase II, Jadavpur University - Date: 11-13 June, 2014

Venue: Committee Room, ETCE Dept., JU

Details of the Event:

There was a wonderful program for the 3-day workshop on the topic of “Introduction to Android Operating Systems for Touch Screen Smart Phones” for the undergraduate students of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering in the midst of summer vacation, under the auspices of TEQIP Phase –II of Jadavpur University. Being the coordinator of the workshop and the Chairperson of the IEEE ComSoc Chapter, Prof. Iti Saha Misra has delivered the welcome address for the program highlighting the need of such type of program. Dean, FET and also the TEQIP-Coordiantor, Prof. Shivaji Bandhyppadhyay has inaugurated the programme. He delivered a speech for the students highlighting the importance of such program and the various beneficial activities of TEQIP-II. Prof. S.K. Sanyal of ETCE Department, and also the Chairman of IEEE CAS Chapter delivered a wonderful lecture to the students on how the technology is changing and inspiring the students to adapt in this ever changing environment of technology. He also introduced the speaker Mr. Dipanjan Biswas from SkyBits who is an Alumnus of Jadavpur University. The speaker was overwhelmed with happiness by the hospitality he received from his Alma mater.

Programs detail:

Day 1

There were many topics covered during the workshop and the presenter did an outstanding job of sharing his expertise with the students. Below is the day-wise list of topics which were covered.

• Installation Software (Eclipse IDE, adk) for the participants was provided in pen drives with software loaded on it.
• Lecture 1 - A Concise Historical Background to the Emergence of Android (0.5 hr.)
• Lecture 2 - Android Platform Overview (1 hr.)
• Lecture 3 - Android Development Environment Overview (1 hr.)
• Lab 1 - Android Development Environment Setup and First Application Creation (1.5 hrs.)

Day 2

• Lecture 4 - Anatomy of an Android Application (1 hr.)
• Lecture 5 - The “Activity” class (1 hr.)
• Lab 2 - Visualize platform call-backs for all Activity state changes and device configuration changes by enhancing application developed in Lab 1 with suitable log traces (2 hrs.)

Day 3

• Lecture 6 - The “Intent” class and “Permissions” (1.5 hrs.)
• Lab 3 - Develop an application that starts multiple Activities via both standard and custom Intents. Application should also encapsulate need for various Permissions like network and storage access (2.5 hrs.)

ComSoc Chair Prof. Iti Saha Misra speaking about the program objective for the participants

Prof. Shivaji Bandhyopadhyay, Dean, FET, Prof. S.K. Sanyal, Chairman IEEE CAS and Prof. Iti Saha Misra, HoD ETCE and Workshop Co-ordiantor at the Inaugural Session

2. Convolution-2014: Algomaniac event was sponsored by CoMSoC Chapter

Date: February 14-15, 2014

One of the major event under Convolution-2014, organized by the students of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata during 14-15 Feb 2014.

ALGOMANIAC were sponsored by IEEE COMSOC, Kolkata Chapter.

1. Winners: Debarghya Saha and Sanjay Kar from CSE, JU
2. First Runners Up: Suman Ghosh and Biresh Kr. Joardar from ETCE, JU
3. Second Runners Up: Nitesh Nahata and Prastut Jaiswal from CSE and IT, JU
4. Third Runners Up: Sayak Dey and S Shreya Mukherjee of EE, JU

Winners accepting the certificate and prize from ComSoc Execom Member Prof. Madhubanti Maitro, EE Department

3. Technical Training Program for post graduate students of Communication Specialization

Date: April 3, 2014

Post graduates students, Communication Specialization taking training from technical person of Correl Technology for the use of Xilinx FPGA Spartan 6. April 3, 2014, ETCE Department, Jadavpur University.

Participants during the training program

4. Executive committee meeting:

1. Annual General Meeting held on 16 Jan 2014, at Calcutta Club, at 6.30 pm.
2. 07 February 2014, Venue: OPNET LAB, Annex Building, ETCE , First floor, Time 6.30 pm
3. 15 the March 2014, Venue: Guest House, Jadavpur University, Time 3.00 pm
4. 07 Aug, ETCE Dept, HoD’s Room, Time 6.30 pm
5. 19 Nov 2014, ETCE, HoD’s Room, at 6.30 pm

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