Dr. APJ ABDUL KALAM INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM was inaugurated on 23.06.2016 by Shri.V.Ponraj, Scientific Advisor to Former President of India Dr.APJ.Abdul Kalam . Mr.SaiPrakash LeoMuthu, CEO - Sairam Institutions handed over the seed fund of Rs.10,00,000/- to Shri.V.Ponraj during the event.
In this occasion, our students with outstanding performance in research and brought laurels to the institution have been appreciated and awarded with cash prize.
- A team of students led by Ms.Kavya Navaneetha Krishnan, IV yr EIE, Sri Sairam Engg College, participated in theNASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge 2016. 180 teams were shortlisted globally from over 3000 applications to participate in the event. The core purpose of the Rover Challenge 2016 is to freshly design, develop and run the new rover vehicle at the extra terrestrial conditions provided at Marshall Flight Center. The best team is adjudged based on various parameters like, speed of initiation, handling terrestrial challenges, overcoming difficult terrain, team work, speed & shortest duration taken to complete. Her team won the “Jesco Von Puttmaker International Team award” for Best International Team. On successful completion of the Rover Challenge Competition 2016, they were invited to visit a few NASA Centers in the United States of America.She will be presented with a cash award of Rs.1,00,000/- during the press meet to recognize her phenomenal achievement.
- Mr.S.Vasanth Kumar, a student of the Mechanical Department of Sri Sairam Engineering College participated in the National Design competition ( NDC) conducted by CADD Center Private Limited for Mechanical and Civil Engineering streams and won the "Best National Product Designer" award with a cash prize of Rs.30,000/-. He will be recognized for his remarkable achievement with a cash award of Rs.30,000/- from the college management during the press meet.