GUWAHATI, Aug 13 - To ease the sufferings of the student community during the ongoing pandemic, Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU) is conducting a series of six-week online training programmes for the second and third year BTech students of its affiliated engineering colleges, in association with the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), a press release said.
The training programmes are being organized so that the academic curriculum of students is not hindered due to the COVID-19 crisis. Undergraduate engineering students of various branches are participating in the programmes since August 10.
The programmes are being organized as a joint ASTU-IITG skill development activity during the pandemic.
The topics are: (i) RISC-V based 32-bit Digital processor design using SPICE; (ii) AI& ML using PYTHON; (iii) Industry 4.0 (Industrial IoT) and (iv) Robotics Fundamentals.
The tenure for all four training programmes is of six weeks and divided into three weeks of online training followed by three weeks of project-based internship associated with industry, in which the students would design industry-oriented models.
Training programmes would be handled by E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati.
Prof Dhiraj Bora, Vice Chancellor, ASTU, and Prof TG Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, were among those who attended the inaugural programme.