Posted: February 19, 2017, 8:32pm
As an electrical engineering student, I got this amazing opportunity to be a part of the MHI Scholars’ SHOT2program. This initiative has been taken by five Ph.D. students of the Electrical Engineering department, who are also known as the MHI scholars. The idea is to promote students to engage in multi-disciplinary projects in the three trending topics – Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Mechanics, and Mixed Reality. A series of 101s based on the related topics were presented in the form of TED-styled-talks. After this, the program has now entered its Phase two, which consists of two Hackathons. The first Hackathon, being the initiation, will be followed by a month-long time frame to finish the project hence started, followed by another hackathon which will conclude the program.
The scholars will guide, mentor and provide relevant contacts with the students or faculty who might prove helpful in the successful completion of the project. This, in fact, would be a great aid to those who want to publish their research or file patents for their work.
I personally believe that it is a brilliant initiative taken by the MHI Scholars. Not only it provides a platform to present one’s latent ideas, it encourages others to thrive in an inspiring and dedicated crowd, thereby, giving a strong technical boost to students in some cutting edge, state-of-the-art technologies.
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