Computer Engineering

Faculty Development Program

A Faculty Development Program on Data Science has been organized by Faculty Development Centre in Cyber Security and Data Science hosted by Department of Computer Engineering, Zeal College of Engineering & Research, Pune conducted by FDC PMMMNMTT on 10th June to 15th June, 2019. The program commenced with the National Anthem. Sonali Kulkarni, Program Manager, Inteliment Tech , joined Executive Director Prof. Pradip Khandave, Principal Dr. A. M. Kate and Head of the Department Dr. P.S. Halgaonkar for Saraswati Poojan and Lamp Lightning ceremony. After felicitation of dignitaries Head of the Department welcomed everyone and briefed about FDP. Dr. A. M . Kate, Principal ZCOER, guided participants about importance of attending FDPs for knowledge enhancement. Prof. Pradip Khandave, Executive Director, Zeal Narhe Campus, encouraged participants to get most of the benefits out of this Faculty Development Program. At the end of the Inaugural ceremony FDP Coordinators Prof. P. D. Kshirsagar and Prof. R. P. More expressed their vote of thanks towards the Dignitaries and the participants of the Faculty Development Program.

First session started with Introduction to Business Analytics, Sonali Kulkarni had elaborate the Business analytics with the example of database maintenance in departmental store . She explained and interacted with the participants about what data get generated in the departmental store. For this she involved participants in the discussion so the session became more interactive and participants got a chance to express their observations. All the details got listed out and then Sonali madam explained the correlation between the data. How these POS data are used for the POS analysis in Data Science.
Sonali Madam, enlightes the business analytics with the study case from Education field so the participants would get the analogy an didea about how the business analytics works. Participant felt a familiar approach by this case studyas most of the participants were belongs to educational field. She elaborate the concept more with the financial analytics.

Second session starts with participant introduction, participants introduced themselves along with their work in data science field. They also have suggested the outcomes they desired from this faculty development program. For the better team efforts and team work Sonali requested participants to join an activity for better understanding of how data analysts think of the data collected. Participants were very much happy to be part of such an thoughtful and knowledge gaining activity. Participant came to knoe thw working routine of the data analysts.

Sonali explained the statistical analysis of the data by presenting the example of current ICC World cup 2019. She correlate the concepts with better understanding of the participants. She focused on data collection methods of the various industries, she took an example of chocolate customer survey. She mentioned the importance of question chart for data collection. She explained the graphs and analysis provide to the industries with quantitative and qualitative approach for data analysis. For the participants understanding she have mentioned and refreshed the concepts of data mining such as correlation, correlation coefficient, regression, regression line, classification.

For the next session Sonali focused on the concept of probability. Probability was explained with the help of random variable, continuous variable , probability distribution concepts. The concepts like Normal Distribution standard normal distribution had also explained by the resource person. The session ends with decision rule and hypothesis concepts.

Further sessions involved the hands on session of Introduction Python programming language. Expert started with the basic concepts of languages and involved each participant with one to one interaction while hands on session. Expert assigned programmatic assignments to participants for the better understanding. At the last session an exam was conducted with a very unique way. The participants faced the exam with all the preparation they have done in the session of the Faculty Development program. After exam the Certificate distribution program was organized. Faculty Development Program Coordinators distributed the Participation certificates and expressed their sincere gratitude towards the participants for participating in the FDP. Participants thanked Coordinators and resource persons for such an knowledgeable treat of recent trends in Data science.

90 participants have participated in this Faculty Development Program from the various educational and industrial institutes. Faculty Development Program coordinators expressed their sincere gratitude towards the Head of the department Dr. P. S. Halgaonkar, Principal Dr. A. M. Kate and Executive Director Prof. Pradip Khandave for their continuous guidance and support to organize this program

AICTE sponsored two weeks Faculty Development Program

Zeal College of Engineering and Research Narhe Pune organizing AICTE sponsored two weeks Faculty Development Program on “Internet of Things, Application Development using Raspberry Pi and Python Programming”. This FDP is organized by the Department of Information Technology, Computer Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication from 2nd Dec to 13th Dec 2019. 40 participants from various institutes from Maharashtra have participated in the FDP. All participants explored various opportunities and challenges in the areas of IoT and Python.

Industrial Visit

Industrial visits (IV) are a part of the curriculum in Engineering Colleges. IV’s are arranged by college every year for students with an objective of providing an opportunity to explore different sectors like IT, manufacturing, services, finance and marketing. Industrial visits help to club theoretical knowledge and practical knowledge. Zeal College of Engineering had organized an IV for Computer Engineering students in February 2020 to GMRT (Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope), Khodad where 130 students had participated. Students got the insight of how the work is carried out at different levels.

Training of Microsoft Certification course in Cross Platform Mobile App Development

The department of Computer Engineering & IT in joint collaboration organizes Microsoft certification courses for SE and TE Students. For Cross Platform Mobile App Development courses 80+ students were registered. Training on Module of Cross Platform Mobile App Development under Microsoft Imagine Academy was conducted by Mr. Sunil Pal, Microsoft certified trainee, CoreCode InfoTech, New Delhi since from 29th January 2020 to 1st Feb 2020. The Trainee explained about curriculum designed for certification and practical sessions. The objective of the Training was to enlighten the students with the practical knowledge of mobile app development with mini project.Overall the session was proven to be very inspiring and informative for students coordinated by Prof. Riddhi R. Mirajkar and Prof. Rahul Bhole. Practical session and project guidance was very informative so as to develop own projects.

FDP and SDP in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay

Faculty Development Program(FDP, Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay)

2 months FDP on C programming in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay, was conducted in the month of Nov 2019-Dec 2019. Also, 2 months FDP on C++ programming in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay, was conducted in the month of Jan 2020-Feb 2020. FDP on Java was conducted from 5th April to 13th April 2020. Total 588 faculty participants from various colleges of Maharashtra state appeared for online examination and successfully awarded certificate for FDP on Java in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay.

Student Development Program(SDP, Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay)

SDP on C and C++ programming for SE(12th Feb 2020),TE(14th Sept 2019, 5th Oct 2019) and BE(31st Aug 2019, 14th Sept 2019) students of computer engineering was organized in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay. Prof. Aniruddha Kshirsagar coordinated throughout the FDP and SDP process.

Second Year Computer Engineering Syllabus Designing Workshop

Department of Computer Engineering organized One Day Workshop [30th January 2020] on Second-year Computer Engineering Syllabus Content Finalization (2019 Course) in association with Board of Studies Computer Engineering Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune. Faculty members/subject chairman from various colleges participated in this syllabus development workshop.

One Day Symposium on Cyber Security

Department of Computer Engineering organized “One Day Symposium on Cyber Security ” in association with The Institution of Engineering & Technology Pune Local Network. We were blessed with the presence of Dr. Sanjay Tungar, Senior Police Inspector Centre for Police Research,Pune ,Mr. Bhushan Pande,Lead Network Pentester, Infosys ,Pune Mr. Amey Tambe,

Director,Soft Tech Data securities Pune, Dr. Dayaram Sonwanne, IET Pune LN and Prof. Deepak kshirsagar IET Pune LN. For this event 369 participants had Online registered and 320 participants attended the Symposium.

Online Parents Meet Report

Parent Teacher meeting was organized by Department of computer Engineering of Zeal College of Engineering and Research on 12th & 13th October, 2020.

Prof. V. R. Vasekar has briefed the parents about agenda of the Online Parents Meet. She introduced Head of the Department along with class teachers of respective classes. She also mentions the efforts taken by the department for technical as well as overall development of students by providing them in-house industrial training.

Head of the Department Dr. S. M. Sangve started his speech with warm welcome and appreciation of parents for attending the Online Parents Meet. Dr. Sangve briefed parents regarding departmental level activities and Online lectures.

He also guided parents regarding examination assessment and conduction of the academic activities during the COVID-19 situation.

Class teachers have introduced their subject in charges and class activities. Class teachers also have explained the efforts taken by the Subject-In-Charges for conducting the online lectures on the platform of  Microsoft Teams. They have encouraged parents to ask their queries and solved with them with proper guidance. Parents have asked their queries regarding the lectures, assignments , recruitment efforts by department and  institute.

Training and placement Cell Departmental Coordinator Prof. Prakash Kshirsagar have explained the T & P cell placement related activities along with the placement record of the previous academic year. He also explained the placement achievement for the current academic year. During the COVID 19 situation how institute and department un-tiredly have taken efforts for the students placement organizing various drives.

Prof. Pushpamala Nawghare expressed vote of thanks on behalf of the department and assure parents about organizing such interactions on frequent basis. Parents reported their feedback in the form of  appreciating the efforts taken by the institutes and department for their wards bright future.

Parents Meet Report

Parent Teacher meeting was organized by Department of computer Engineering of Zeal College of Engineering and Research on 15th  Feb, 2020.

The meeting was commenced with Sarswati Poojan , honorable dignitaries on the dais have joined the occasion along with parents representatives. Prof. A.Y.Yenkikar have represented the briefing about department’s infrastructure, Savitribai Phule Pune University results. She also mentions the efforts taken by the department for technical as well as overall development of students by providing them in-house industrial training. Prof. Yenkikar shared information about co-curricular activities like International conferences organized by college. She briefed parents regarding faculty count with PhD, PhD pursuing which is beneficial to cultivate Research environment in the department.

Head of the Department Dr. S.M.Sangve started his speech with warm welcome and appreciation of parents for attending the Parents Meet. Dr. Sangve briefed parents regarding improvement in Savitribai Phule Pune University results for previous semester. He also proudly mentioned about the recent achievement of “World Record “ for “ Largest Human Depiction of Personage Engraving “ on 25th Jan, 2020. Dr. Sangve appealed parents to take the efforts for students attendance improvement which in turn will improve their results.

One of the parent Mr. Kulkarni guided to the parents about upcoming next 5 years computer era about “Quantum computing and Required Resources“ very clearly also appealed to department for up gradation of curriculum.

Prof. Vidhya Vasekar guided the parents about concerned office bearers of respective class. In presence of parents students with outstanding University results got appreciated with an appreciation letter from Head of the Department and Senior faculties.

Parents have appreciated the efforts taken by department for overall development of their students.  Prof. Vidhya Vasekar proposed the vote of thanks.