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Campus event �code.fun.do� held at IITG

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Nov 6 - Microsoft Academia Accelerator hosted the popular campus event � code.fun.do � at the IIT Guwahati campus recently.

�Students worked hard on coding to come up with some killer projects as part of the 24-hour hackathon. To help students prepare for the event, Microsoft mentors visited the campus last month and hosted a deep technical session to provide insights around new and disruptive technology trends. As part of the session, students were offered opportunities to work on technologies including cognitive services, conversation as a platform, BOTS and projects around helping create digital transformation in India,� a press release said.

This was the third year of the flagship programme at IIT Guwahati and it witnessed student participation in large numbers. The three winning teams from the online hackathon got a chance to compete against their seniors (students from third year BTech onwards, MTech and PHD) at the on-ground code.fun.do event.

The Institute of Advanced Studies in Science and Technology (IASST) is an autonomous scientific research institute in the north-eastern region of India under the Department of Science Technology, Govt of India. The main objectives of this institute are to create a centre of excellence for basic and applied scientific research in physical and life sciences, strengthen scientific research in core areas, attract and motivate the young talents towards scientific research and spread awareness for the growth of science and technology in the NE.

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Campus event �code.fun.do� held at IITG

GUWAHATI, Nov 6 - Microsoft Academia Accelerator hosted the popular campus event � code.fun.do � at the IIT Guwahati campus recently.

�Students worked hard on coding to come up with some killer projects as part of the 24-hour hackathon. To help students prepare for the event, Microsoft mentors visited the campus last month and hosted a deep technical session to provide insights around new and disruptive technology trends. As part of the session, students were offered opportunities to work on technologies including cognitive services, conversation as a platform, BOTS and projects around helping create digital transformation in India,� a press release said.

This was the third year of the flagship programme at IIT Guwahati and it witnessed student participation in large numbers. The three winning teams from the online hackathon got a chance to compete against their seniors (students from third year BTech onwards, MTech and PHD) at the on-ground code.fun.do event.

The Institute of Advanced Studies in Science and Technology (IASST) is an autonomous scientific research institute in the north-eastern region of India under the Department of Science Technology, Govt of India. The main objectives of this institute are to create a centre of excellence for basic and applied scientific research in physical and life sciences, strengthen scientific research in core areas, attract and motivate the young talents towards scientific research and spread awareness for the growth of science and technology in the NE.