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NextGen Engineering: Pre-Conference Discovery Workshop

Embark on an immersive journey into the forefront of engineering innovation with our NextGen Engineering workshop, set to kickstart the Parul University International Conference on Engineering and Technology (PiCET) 2024. Designed to ignite inspiration and foster collaboration, this workshop offers a dynamic platform for participants to engage with cutting-edge concepts, hands-on applications, and visionary thought leadership. Join us to explore the latest trends, methodologies, and technologies shaping the future of engineering, while delving into strategies for integrating sustainability principles into eco-conscious solutions for a greener future.

Workshop Date : 1st & 2nd May, 2024

Automobile Engineering
Hands on workshop on Battery Pack Design & Hybrid Panel

The workshop will commence with an overview of battery pack design fundamentals, encompassing cell selection, packaging considerations, thermal management, and safety protocols. Participants will gain insights into the latest developments in battery chemistries and manufacturing techniques, equipping them with the knowledge to optimize performance and durability in diverse applications. In parallel, the workshop will spotlight hybrid panel technology, a promising avenue for harnessing renewable energy sources. Through interactive demonstrations and case studies, attendees will examine the integration of photovoltaic and other energy harvesting technologies with traditional power systems. Emphasis will be placed on system architecture, efficiency optimization, and grid integration strategies.

Aeronautical Engineering
Workshop on CFD for Aerospace Application

The objective of the workshop is to equip participants with practical skills in applying Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) within aeronautical and aerospace contexts. Through hands-on training using various case studies, attendees will gain insight into conducting grid studies, turbulence model studies, and post-processing techniques. The session aims to delve into detailed research ideas, enabling researchers to effectively utilize CFD for a range of applications. Ultimately, the workshop seeks to ignite a spark among participants, empowering them to leverage CFD tools and methodologies with confidence and proficiency in their respective fields.

Applied Science - Maths / Physics
Hands on Workshop on Python Programming

Python's pervasive presence and influence in various industries stem from its readability, simplicity, and vast ecosystem. Its role spans from rapid application development to data science and web development, facilitated by libraries like NumPy, Pandas, Django, and Flask. Python excels in automation and scripting tasks, ensuring cross-platform compatibility and adaptability. Its community-driven development fosters continuous innovation, integrating it into major tech stacks and cloud platforms. Embracing Python is strategic for businesses seeking agility and competitiveness in today's dynamic landscape.

Validation and Standardization of in vitro cell based assays based on the cell imaging in compliance with the clinical set-up

The workshop explores the cell imaging techniques in compliance with the standardization of in-vitro cell-based assays crucial for determining the cell function and pathological changes in diseased condition. Cells imaging of diverse types will be performed during the session, including skeletal muscles, adipocytes, tumour cells, and membrane receptors to study their structural and domain loci and changes in an in-vitro set-up. Moreover, the deployment of in-vitro cell based assays and the standardzation in accordance with the cell imaging inference will be discussed and studied in an in-vitro set-up with the guidance of the expertise.

Unlocking Musculoskeletal Insights: Exploring MSMS Software in Practice

The proposed workshop aims to provide participants with practical training and hands-on experience in using MSMS (MusculoSkeletal Modeling Software) for modeling and analysis in the field of musculoskeletal biomechanics. MSMS software plays a pivotal role in simulating and analyzing the mechanical behavior of musculoskeletal structures, aiding researchers and practitioners in understanding movement, injury mechanisms, and rehabilitation strategies.

Computer Science and Engineering
UI/UX Immersion Workshop: From Theory to Practice

The workshop will offers participants an intensive and practical dive into the world of user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design. Through a blend of theoretical exploration and hands-on exercises, this workshop equips attendees with the essential knowledge and skills needed to create compelling digital experiences. Participants will explore foundational principles of UI/UX design, learn industry-standard tools and methodologies, and engage in real-world design challenges. By the end of the workshop, attendees will emerge with a deeper understanding of UI/UX concepts and a toolkit to apply these principles effectively in their own design projects. Whether you're a seasoned designer looking to refine your skills or a newcomer eager to enter the field, this workshop provides a dynamic and immersive learning experience tailored to enhance your UI/UX expertise.

Computer Science and Engineering
Generative AI and Chatbot Workshop

Generative AI and Chatbot Workshop explores the fundamentals of Generative AI, including prompt engineering techniques and the latest advancements in Open Source Language Models (LLM). Unravel the mysteries of Langchain and discover how it revolutionizes language generation.From understanding the intricacies of language models to harnessing their creative potential, this workshop offers hands-on experience and expert insights. Whether you're a seasoned AI enthusiast or just starting your journey, join us to unlock the power of Generative AI and Chatbots in shaping the future of human-machine interaction.

Civil Engineering
Application of AI and image processing in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering

"The pre-conference workshop aims to explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and image processing techniques in the fields of Civil and Geotechnical Engineering. With the exponential growth of data and technological advancements, there is a pressing need to harness these tools to address complex challenges in infrastructure development, hazard mitigation, and resource management. This workshop will provide attendees with insights into state-of-the-art methodologies and applications, including but not limited to: Remote sensing and aerial imagery analysis for infrastructure, Image processing techniques for soil erosion monitoring and land use mapping. Integration of AI algorithms with geospatial data for urban planning and transportation optimization. Through interactive discussions and hands-on exercises, experts in the field will share case studies and best practices, fostering collaboration and innovation towards sustainable and resilient civil and geotechnical infrastructure development. Join us in exploring the frontier of AI and image processing applications, and unlock new possibilities for advancing engineering solutions in the 21st century."

Chemical Engineering
Fueling the Green Economy: Green Hydrogen

The shift to a sustainable and eco-friendly economy is a global imperative. Renewable energy sources are at the forefront of this transition, with green hydrogen emerging as one of the most promising options as a versatile zero-emission fuel source. This abstract examines the importance of green hydrogen in powering the green economy, including its production methods (e.g. electrolysis driven by renewable energy sources), and its potential applications across various industries (transportation, industry, energy storage, etc.). It also looks at the economic and environmental advantages of green hydrogen adoption, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving energy security, and creating jobs. Finally, it highlights the challenges and opportunities associated with scaling green hydrogen production and deployment, as well as the need for policy support, technology innovation, and international cooperation. All in all, this abstract highlights the critical role of green hydrogen in achieving a sustainable future and speeding the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Electrical Engineering
Beyond the Basics: Exploring Advanced Applications of ETAP Software

"The faculty development workshop titled ""Beyond the Basics: Exploring Advanced Applications of ETAP Software"" is scheduled on May 2, 2024. This engaging event aims to empower educators with advanced knowledge and practical skills in utilizing the complete spectrum of ETAP (Electrical Transient and Analysis Program) software for enhanced electrical power systems analysis. Designed for engineering faculty, the workshop will cover sophisticated aspects of ETAP, including dynamic simulations, optimal power flow analysis, and advanced protection coordination. Participants will benefit from hands-on sessions, practical examples, and case studies, equipping them to integrate these advanced techniques into their teaching curriculum effectively. Expert facilitator will guide the sessions, fostering a collaborative learning environment for faculty members to exchange insights and experiences. By the end of the workshop, attendees will be well-prepared to enhance their teaching methodologies and provide students with cutting-edge knowledge in power system engineering. Mark your calendars for May 2, 2024, and join us for an enriching experience that will elevate your proficiency in ETAP software and contribute to advancing electrical engineering education."

Electronics and Communication
Recent Trends in Semiconductor and Chip Design

"The Workshop is organized in the thrust area of Gujarat government’s semiconductor policy 2022-27. It is expected that huge amount of investment is going to be made in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, for building a Semiconductor foundry. Thus, there will be demand of skilled VLSI chip design engineers in the coming years. Any graduate is having required skills in signal/image/Video Processing are having lot of opportunities in industries and Research and Development organizations. In fact industry is not getting the skilled manpower in the said area. Down the line five years VLSI design is going to be one of the most sought for job opportunity area Recent trends in semiconductor and chip design reflect a concerted effort to meet the escalating demands of emerging technologies while addressing challenges related to performance, security, flexibility, and sustainability. By embracing these trends, designers and manufacturers can unlock new possibilities and drive innovation in the semiconductor industry. In summary, recent trends in semiconductor and chip design reflect a concerted effort to meet the escalating demands of emerging technologies while addressing challenges related to performance, security, flexibility, and sustainability. By embracing these trends, designers and manufacturers can unlock new possibilities and drive innovation in the semiconductor industry. "

Information and Technology
Workshop on Leveraging LLM and RAG for Advanced Text Processing

This workshop aims to empower participants with the tools, techniques, and insights necessary to leverage LLM and RAG pipelines for advanced text processing tasks effectively. Furthermore, the workshop is intended to explore the practical implementation of LLM for real-time usecases.

Mechanical Engineering
Rapid Prototyping and Reverse Engineering

This talk aims to explore the dynamic realms of rapid prototyping and reverse engineering, showcasing their pivotal roles in expediting product development and fostering innovation. By delving into cutting-edge technologies and methodologies, attendees will gain insights into how these processes can be seamlessly integrated into the product lifecycle. From concept to market, it shows the transformative impact of rapid prototyping, emphasizing its ability to reduce time-to-market, enhance design iteration, and optimize resource utilization. Additionally, the talk will demystify the principles of reverse engineering, illuminating its utility in deciphering existing products for improvement, replication, or adaptation. Through real-world case studies and practical demonstrations, this session aims to empower participants with the knowledge and tools to harness the potential of rapid prototyping and reverse engineering for catalyzing innovation in their respective domains

Mechatronics Engineering / Robotics and Automation
Hands on Workshop on Industrial Automation using PLC and HMI

Industrial Automation i.e. to “Automate Industry” is the basic need of almost every type of manufacturing and production unit today. Food/ Beverage, Metal, Mining, Power, Textile, Petrochemical, Machine Manufacturing, Automobile etc are the few examples where we see the automation today. The main objective is to make the engineers acquainted with the conceptual as well as practical knowledge of the industrial automation & latest technologies being used to achieve industrial automation. The idea of organizing this workshop is to inculcate the basic fundamentals of automation in the professionals and provide them with a platform to work on, in the near future. The most used guiding force behind an automated industrial plant is a “programmable logic controller” generally known as a plc. PLCS along with certain other necessary ingredients like sensors, motors, actuators, valves, conveyors, boilers, SCADA systems, computers & many more, makes a real automated manufacturing plant.

Petroleum Engineering
Hands on workshop on CFD in reservoir Modeling

The proposed workshop aims to provide participants with practical training and hands on experience in Reservoir building using Finite Method. This workshop aims to understand the students interpreting the data and how to simulate the reservoir data into a realistic algorithm to build up the model based on flowing properties.