BML Munjal University hosted ICHSA 2018 - the 4th International Conference on Harmony search, Soft Computing and Applications from 7th to 9th February, 2018 in collaboration with the Soft Computing Research Society, NIT Uttarakhand and Korea University, South Korea.
Prof. Shyam Lal Soni, Director NIT Uttarakhand inaugurated the conference in the presence of the Vice-Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) B.S. Satyanarayana; Dean, SOET, Prof. (Dr.) M. B. Srinivas; and Honorary chair, Dr. Joong Hoon Kim, Korea University. Eminent Speakers from different parts of the world came to deliver insightful talks in the area of soft computing and optimization techniques.
The conference saw participation from universities throughout the world, and was successful in assembling the great minds of Computer Science Applications in one location making the university resound with an intellectual ring. The conference convener Dr. Neha Yadav, Asst. Professor, Department of Mathematics informed that in total 220 papers were submitted from 16 different countries and out of those, 117 papers registered and were presented during the conference.
Dr Karlheinz Brandenburg, Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT and Head of Electronic Media Technology Group at Ilmenau University of Technology, visited the BMU on the 11th January. Acclaimed for pioneering work in digital audio coding and as the inventor of mp3 and MPEG audio-video coding standards, he spoke to the B.Tech students on Digital Media Technology, Sound Acoustics and innovations in the field of sound.
BMU in association with Rockman Industries has been intensively involved in the identification of solutions to high value technical problems in automotive industry. One of the projects involves systematic experimentation, detailed analysis and application of innovative thinking to provide unique solution with large scale processing in mind. It envisages to accomplish and implement the vision of Make in India promoted by the Prime Minister adhering to the international environment friendly standards.
The potential outcomes of the research, could also be employed in various sectors such as aerospace, aeronautics, etc.
Tarun Yadav, BMU’s Final Year BTech student, won Gold in Senior’s “No-Gi” category in the under 62 kg weight class, putting BMU on the map and making us proud.
Dr. Neha Yadav, Assistant Professor, School of Engineering & Technology at BMU delivered a talk on “Neural networks and Applications” at a Faculty Development Programme on ‘Soft Computing Approaches and its Applications’ organised by the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Institute of Engineering & Technology, Lucknow.