Achievements in Academics
KPIT Sparkle 2016
WIPRO EARTHIAN-2015 Award
NIST wins the CADENCE Design Contest 2014
TI INNOVATION CHALLENGE (INDIA ANALOG DESIGN CONTEST 2014)
Texas Instruments India University Program conducted the Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge: India Analog Design Contest 2014 for College-Level for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of the institute during 14th February to 14th March 2014. The contest presented a challenge to the students to use TI's semiconductors such as embedded processors and Analog ICs in creative ways to solve system-level design problems. A total number of 450 students participated in the contest. Mr Mitu Baral ,Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electronics and Communications Engineering coordinated this programme.
TI ADC CONTEST 2014
One project from NIST has been selected for the second round of Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge India Analog Design Contest 2014. TI received a total of 1754 proposals from 321 colleges across India. TI had a
team of experts to evaluate these proposals on various grounds, such as innovation content, completeness of the proposal, meeting the contest guidelines, etc.
NOVEL BY A NISTIAN
Ms Suruchi Roy, B. Tech, CSE, Final year published a novel, 'It all started when I logged in' by Smriti Publications, Kolkata. It is the first time that a student could complete
writing a novel in this short time of four years.
Projects for TI India Analog Contest
Two of the students' projects have been shortlisted for "TI India Analog Design Contest 2012-2013", organized by Texas Instruments India. These projects are shortlisted for phase one. The selected projects are given below:
Ms. Subhashree Pattnaik and Mr. Deepak Ranjan Panda, B. Tech, 4th Semester, attended the Tech Fest, Ansalonae-2012 organized by Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur from April 16-18, 2012, and participated in the inter college coding competition, Codes Splash (C-Coding) and got the first prize along with a cash award of Rs. 2000.
NIST graduates have shown exemplary results by bagging three University Gold Medals which were awarded to them in the Convocation ceremony held on August 12, 2012.
NIST SAP Team at National Level
SAP conducted a global exposure program 'SAP TECHNIVERSITY' on November 26, 2012. Anil Kumble, Viswanath Anand, and Chris Gayle were the keynote speakers for the event. The event had called for innovative ideas in the field of Meta Data, Mobility, Corporate Governance, and Social Networking. Six teams from NIST participated in the event and one of them, Apocalyse (formed by Abhishek Kumar, Rajesh Pradhan and Pawan Raj Murarka), reached the final round.
Orissa Information Technology Society (OITS) conducted a quiz contest at senior (MCA, BE, B.Sc. (Eng) and B.Sc. (hons)) and junior (up to class Std. XII and Diploma in Engg.) levels on November 21, 2010, with separate set of questions. About 1500 students from different parts of the State, including (Berhampur, Puri, Sambalpur/Burla, Rourkela, Sarang, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rayagada, Balasore, Damanjodi, Paradeep, Angul, Paralakhemundi, Gunupur, and Bhubaneswar) registered for the same and 1300 students finally participated in the event. In this mega event, students of NIST came out with flying colors and six of its students were in top ten positions.List of top 10 students in order of merit:
Fellowship Awards to NIST Students
Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2016 program
Nitesh Khadanga, a B.Tech final year student of NIST belonging to the Computer Science & Engineering branch has been selected for the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2016 program.His name has been selected in the final list of accepted students for GSoC 2016 which was published on April 23, 2016. He would be working on the project ‘loklak’ under the mentorship of FOSSASIA, Singapore. He would be getting a stipend of 5500 USD (Rs. 3, 60, 000 approx.) for working on this project.International Fellowship Award
Mr. Soumya Ranjan Senapati got selected for junior Astrophysics Research fellowship by W.M. Keck observatory, Haward, USA. He was also selected for junior research fellowship by Indian Space Research Organization
Ms. Amrita Sinha of B.Tech 3rd year ECE branch got selected for the INSA Summer Research Fellowship, 2016
Mr. Sachin Kumar of B.Tech. 3rd Year ECE branch is selected for JNCASR Research fellowship program-2016.
International Fellowship For Higher Study In Japan
Mr. Shikhar Verma, Roll: 201010201, Batch: 2010 from CSE branch, was awarded for Japanese Government Scholarship 2014 -15, for study Master degree in Japan. He joined in the Master program of "Applied Information Science" on 1st week of April 2015 at Tohoku university under "MEXT Scholarship" with scholarship 145000 yen/month..International Fellowship for Ph. D. in Tawain
Mr. Amlesh Kumar is selected for admission into Ph. D. Program in Nano Science and Technology Program (Nano), TIGP, Taiwan. Monthly fellowship stipend is NT$34,000.
Ms. Anisha Mohapatra is selected for admission into Ph. D. Program in Molecular Science and Technology (MST) program of Academia Sinica,, TIGP, Taiwan Monthly fellowship stipend is NT$34,000.
International Internship (Taiwan)
Taiwan International Graduate Program - International Internship Program 2015 at Academia Sinica, Taiwan
TIGP and the hosting PI will together offer NTD 30,000/month-tax free (~USD 1000) for two months. (TIGP will provide a monthly stipend of NTD 20,000/months and the sponsoring faculty will provide additional monthly stipend of NTD 10,000/ month).
The following NIST students are selected for the Taiwan International Graduate Program - International Internship Program 2014 at Academia Sinica, Taiwan. They are working 10th May to 30th June 2014.
Mr Paritosh Piyush Sahu, Roll No 201210517 Batch: 2012, ECE, has been awarded for IASc-INSA-NASI Summer Research Fellowship in 2015. He will be working with Dr Achintya Singha, Bose Institute, Kolkata. Fellowship: He was paid 8000/month during this period.
Ms. Neha Bansal Roll No. 201211140, Batch: 2012 ECE, has been awarded for IASc-INSA-NASI Summer Research Fellowship in 2015, She will be working with Dr Prasant Kumar Misra, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Fellowship: He was paid 8000/month during this period.
Ms. Simpal Kumari, Roll No. 201217586 batch 2012, ECE, has been selected IITMadras Summer Internship Program 2015. She will be working under Prof. Manivasakan in the department of Electrical Engineering. Fellowship: He was paid 5000/month during this period.
Mr. Harkrishn Patro(201110125) , from CSE branch who joined MYNTRA as an intern on May 19, completed his internship yesterday (27 June). Fellowship: He was paid 25,000/month during this period.
Mr. Vattam Vishal, Roll: 201210303 , Brach: Mechanical , (Branch 2012-2014) working as Research Intern at Mechanical Dept, IIT Guwahati during May - July 2014.
Mr.Sandeep Khadanga( Roll No.: 201210444) Brach: Mechanical , (Branch 2012-2014), working as Research Intern at Mechanical Dept , IIT Guwahati during May -July 2014.
Mr. Sarthak Mohanty, Roll No. 201310555, Computer Science and Engg., NIST, has been selected for Summer Internship Program(SIP), SIP-2015 at NIT Rourkela.
Fellowship: He was paid 5000/month during this period.
2011: Kewal Krishna, Roll No.200820141, Branch: CSE, ( Batch: 2008-2012) working as Research Project Student in Dept. of Mathematics and Computing, IIT KGP during June 2011 - July 2011 (2 months) on Mining, Search Engines & Page Rank.
Project :Basics of data and web mining were studied. The emphasis was on working of search engines with special consideration to GOOGLE's Page Rank. A mini web graph was created and the page ranks found out " under the guidance of Dr. Sourav Mukherjee in the Dept. of Mathematics and Computing
Aditi Gidra, Student, B. Tech. 6th Semester received the POSCO Asia Fellowship provided by the POSCO TJ Park Foundation, Korea. It was handed over to Aditi Gidra by Dr. Omakarnath Mohanty, Vice Chancellor, BPUT, Mr. Soumya R. Behera, HR, POSCO India, and other eminent personalities on December 24, 2008 at the BPUT office in Bhubaneswar.
Mr. Saurabh, B. Tech, 6th Semester, bearing Roll No. 200620062, has been selected for the prestigious 'IIT Madras Summer Fellowship Program 2009' in the Dept. of Physics, based on his credentials. The program was for a period of 60 days from May 16 - July 15, 2009. He received a stipend amount of Rs. 6,500 for the entire period of two months. The program is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high quality academic research among young Engineering, Management, Sciences and Humanities students through a goal-oriented summer mini-project to be undertaken in different departments of this prestigious Institute.
NIST Robotics Club's Achievements
The members of NIST Robotics Club (NRC) participated in the national level competition of Robocon-2014 organised by MIT Academy of Engineering, Pune during 6th to 8th March 2014. Competing with 89 participating teams from all across the country, NRC secured 23rd position in the contest. The theme of this year was "Salute to Parenthood", where each of the teams was supposed to present two robots, a manual (parent robot) and an automatic (child robot) for completing four tasks in a time span of 3 minutes. NRC amidst tough competition from top colleges of the country stood ahead of the other two participants from the state. Mr B. Rajanarayan Prusty, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and NRC Faculty Advisor accompanied the students to the competition.
NIST Robotics Workshop
The NIST Robotics Club (NRC) has successfully organized the two-day
workshop "Eye Botics", in association with K.C. Robotics Pvt. Ltd., for
B.Tech and MCA Students. This workshop focused on Image processing in
Matlab Image Acquisition, Image Manipulation in MATLAB, Integrating image
processing code in real-time, Ball-Following Robot, and Object-tracking
The NIST Robotics Club (NRC) members participated in various competitions held at different places and came out with flying colors.
Apart from this, NIST was the only private Engineering College from Eastern India which participated in the 10th ROBOCON 2012, the national-level Robotics Competition organized by Doordarshan India, in collaboration with MIT, Pune, from March 1-3, 2012. Competing with 64 top engineering institutes of the country which includes IITs and NITs, NIST reached the 12th position all over India.
The NIST Robotics Club (NRC) members participated in various competitions held at different places and won various prizes.
NIST was the only private Engineering College from Eastern India which took part in the 8th ROBOCON 2010, the national-level Robotics Competition organized by Doordarshan, India in collaboration with MIT, Pune, from March 4-6, 2010. Contending with 45 top engineering institutes of the country which includes IITs and NITs, NIST was awarded with the National Award for Best Idea in Designing the Robots and was applauded.
Along with this, NRC has also been conferred with the following awards in various competitions during February/March in 2012.
Awards Won in Various Tournaments
9th Asim Memorial Engineer's Cricket Cup-2013
The institute hosted the 9th Asim Memorial Engineers Cricket Cup 2013 during 17th to 20th April 2013. The matches were played at the college cricket ground. Cricket teams from different colleges of the state: G.I.E.T., Gunpur; C.V. Raman Engineering College, Bhubaneswar; GIACR, Raygada; CEB, Bhubaneswar; SMIT, Berhampur; RIT, Berhampur; APEX, Bhubaneswar; and the host institute, NIST, Berhampur participated in the tournament. Rain and bad weather condition washed away the final match between C. V. Raman and GIET and hence both the teams were declared Joint Winners for 9th Asim Memorial Engineers Cricket CUP-2013 at Berhampur University Ground. Dr Mihir Hota, Faculty member, NIST presented the trophy to both the teams along with other awards. The tournament was organized and coordinated by Mr Vinay Kumar Das, Coordinator, Students Activity Center. NIST.KIIT Basketball League
The NIST team participated in the KIIT Basketball League and grabbed the third position. NIST Basketball team won its matches against KIIT-B, XIMB and KEC in the league but lost to ITER, Bhubaneswar, in the semi-final match. The team received a Trophy and a cash award of Rs. 2000.
The Institute organized the 3rd Inter College Basketball Tournament, 'ARGONAUTS TROPHY' during 15th to 18th April 2013 in the college campus as a part of its Annual Sports Meet. Ten colleges of Odisha, GIACR, Raygada; C.V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar; COEB, Bhubaneswar; SILICON, Bhubaneswar; SMIT, Berhampur; VITAM, Berhampur; Orissa Engineering College, Bhubaneswar; Xavier College, Ranchi along with two teams from NIST, NIST A and NIST B participated in the tournament.
NIST students participated in the "Inter College Sports Meet (ICSM) - 09", held at the University College of Engineering (UCE), Burla. The NIST Girls' Badminton Team, Ms. Aarati Maharana, Ms. Priyanka, B. Tech., 6th Sem., and Ms. G. Divya, B. Tech., 2nd Sem., won the Badminton Champions Trophy (Girls).
NIST Alumni Achievement
NIST Alumni Occupying Prominent Positions in Industry
Achievements in GATE 2013
More than 23 students of NIST qualified the GATE 2013 exam with high Scores and one of them ANUP RAY, scoring more than 99 Percentile. Our heartiest congratulations to all of them.