A two-week long AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Trends & Research Aspects in 3G Networks & Wireless Communications” organized by Department of IT at I.T.S, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad was concluded on 11th June, 2013. During the valedictory session, Dr. A.K. Puri - Director General, I.T.S Ghaziabad and Dr. Harish Kumar - Director (IT) awarded with the certificates of successful completion of the certificate. On this occasion, Dr. Puri, in his address, expressed his satisfaction and happiness on the successful completion of this programme. Dr Puri said that demand and expectations of various applications and tools in varying nature of domains are posing bigger challenge before academic fraternity and this FDP will must have provided ample inputs to respond these expectations and challenges.
Addressing to participants in valedictory session, Director-IT, Dr. Harish Kumar said that this programs must have provided opportunity to the participants to interact, discuss and deliberate with the experts from specific domain and helped them in horning their technical and conceptual skills to lay down the futuristic path for researches & advancements. Coordintors of this FDP Prof. K.P. Singh and Prof. Rajeev Kumar were also present during the ceremony.
This is to mention that this programme was inaugurated on 29th May, 2013 at the institute by Shri. Mahesh Kumar Seth - Sr. General Manager, A.L.T, Ghaziabad who was invited as the Chief Guest during inaugural se4ssion of this event. During two weeks about 48 sessions on different dimensions of wireless and 3G technology were planned and conducted by the experts drawn from academia, industry and research organizations.
Various experts from academia who addressed the participants and conducted various sessions included Dr. Karmeshu from JNU Delhi, Dr. B.V.R. Reddy from GGSIP University, Delhi, Dr. A.N. Gaikwad from BNCE Pusad, Maharashtra, Mr. V.K. Solanki from Anna University, Dr. P. Sateesh Kumar, IIT Roorkee, Dr. Vinay Rishiwal from MJP Rohailkhand University, Barielly, Dr. D.J. Gupta from MMU, Mulana. They addressed on various dimensions of the theme and provided substantial input for future applications and ongoing researches taking place in the field of wireless communication and technology with research directions.
The event was well supported by ALT Centre Ghaziabad. Mr. Ashish Tayal, DGM (Mobile C), Mr. Sanjay Giri, SDE (GSM), Mr. Sanjay K. Gupta, SDE, Mr. Vikas Nigam, Mr. Abhay Gupta and Mr. Prakash Pancholi from ALT Centre Ghaziabad touched upon various wireless applications and infrastructure related issues in detail. In these sessions experts from ALT centre explained the process of setting up wireless set up and enabling the communication among the users within its periphery. In addition to this a visit to Wireless labs of ALT Centre was also conducted where participants experience the wireless applications and infrastructure in real environment.
Apart from above some of the sessions were also conducted by industry experts where practical applications and related issues were discussed. Mr. Kaushal Kumar from 197 communications presented a live session for developing wireless and mobile applications.
During these sessions various areas and topics including IPV4 & IPV6, 2G, 2.5G, 3G and 4G of wireless communications technologies, applications and research issues in the area of Wireless Communications including infrastructure, applications, Wireless (restricted networks), Mobile Networks, Adhoc Networks, Next Generation Networks etc were discussed in detail. In addition equal emphasis was given to the practical implementation aspects and approach for developing wireless applications with hands on through NS2 etc. were also included in the programme.
50 Participants from far off places across the country including Tamilnadu, Uttrakhand, Haryana, Delhi, U.P., Himanchal Pradesh etc attended this faculty development programme. Towards the end of the valedictory session participants shared their experience and learning from this programme. They appreciated the arrangements and quality of inputs and contents provided to them by the institute.