IIST Excels in Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge 2014 (View All News)
Texas Instrument, an internationally renowned company, dealing with electronic products had organized TI Innovation Challenge: India, for engineering students across the country. The competition allows students to design products using at least three TI analog ICs, or two TI analog ICs and a TI embedded processors. The two-tiered design contest starts at the college level across India and culminates in a national level contest in April 2014. The winner at the national level will receive a prize of Rs.5.38 lakh ($10,000) and a trophy.
"Innovation Challenge: India will help to draw students to the field of system design," said C P Ravi Kumar, Technical Director - University Relations, TI India.
Texas Instruments had received a total of 1754 proposals from 321 colleges across India. A team of experts evaluated these proposals parameters like innovation content, completeness of the proposal, meeting the contest guidelines and shortlisted 21% of the submitted proposals for Phase 1 of the TIIC India Analog Design Contest 2014.
Six teams from Madhyay Pradesh have been shortlisted in the first round. Two teams of Indore Institute of Science & Technology are also amongst the shortlisted teams. Infrasonic Biological Earthquake Monitoring Station project was led by Ayush Sethia, of final year EC and assisted by Navotna Modi, Banarasi Das Gupta, Pranjal Yadav and Rohit Chturvedi. Pick and Trace Autonomous Robot was led by Shaswat Bhargava of final year EC and assisted by Arun Kumar, Harsh Dani, Aditiya Majumdar and Kunjan Dhoble.
Kudos to the teams and their mentors.