An Extramural Lecture on “AI, IoT Applications and Research Areas and the Industry Outlook” was organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Pillai HOC College of Engineering and Technology (PHCET), Rasayani on 3rd April, 2021 at 11.00 a.m. for the faculty of EXTC, IT and Computer Engineering. Dr. Prasad Ramanathan, Sr. Director at Capgemini Technology Services India Ltd. was the resource person invited for the lecture. He leads the “Machine Learning Center of Excellence” within “Cloud & Infrastructure Services”. He is responsible for applying emerging areas of technologies, to develop automation solutions. Before joining Capgemini, he worked for a few other multinational companies including Datamatics, GE Energy, Fisher-Rosemount and Honeywell. He has over 28 years of industrial experience. He makes time to teach at Engineering and Management colleges in and around Mumbai.
Ms. Neetu Pillai, faculty of Computer Engineering hosted the event. After Principal’s addressed, Dr. Prasad Ramanathan started a talk. He covered the entire scope of the topic within 2 hours. He started his lecture with the evolution of AI and IoT and later explained their importance in present and future. He motivated faculty members to contribute their research in these emerging areas. He also spoke about his work profile and area of research in the program. All present faculty were inspired by his guidance.
The program ended with a vote of thanks to the Invited guest.