Pre-Conference Tutorial Details

Department of Bio-Medical Engineering

1. “Challenges in Orthopedic engineering: Biology versus function” by Dr. Anil K Bhat, Professor and Head, Dept. of Orthopedics, KMC, Manipal

Timing: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Sir M V Seminar Hall

The topics which will be covered are Bio materials, newer implants, Prosthetic innovations, Infections and biomedical solutions, new age orthotics and 3D printing and Orthopedics.

2. “Software Design in DSP Systems” by Dr. U C’ Niranjan, Director (Research and Training), Manipal Dot Net Ltd. (MDNL), Manipal. [Together with ECE]

Timing: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue: Seminar Hall, Dept. of ECE

Multimedia based systems are becoming increasing parts of the modern lifestyle. DSP processors are critical parts of multimedia systems. This tutorial would explore the software design of such DSP systems, by taking case studies from the work at Manipal Dot Net Pvt. Ltd., Manipal.

Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

1. “Hands on experience with IoT”, by Robocraze, Bangalore.

Timing: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: System simulation lab, EEE dept.

This workshop would cover the following topics
      Introduction to NodeMCU
                     o    Basic introduction
                     o     Installation of Required Software
                      o    Basic programming on NodeMCU
      Interfacing basic sensors & actuators with NodeMCU
      MQTT communication protocol
                     o     Introduction + Basic discussion on MQTT
                     o    Setting up an online MQTT broker or CloudMQTT
                     o     Publishing & Subscribing to the broker from NodeMCU
                     o    Publishing to the broker from an Android App
      Bonus(Time Permitting) : Visualizing sensor data on Thingspeak in a graphical format
      End Project: Controlling relays from an android app using MQTT Protocol

2. “Exploring Arm Processor” by Dr. Aparna, NITK

Timing: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: Microprocessor and Embedded system lab, EEE dept.

This workshop would cover the following topics
                         o   Basics Of Embedded System,
                         o   Architectural Variants,
                         o   RISC Vs CISC,
                         o   Pipelining,
                         o   ARM Versions,
                         o   ARM7TDMI,
                         o   Introduction to ARM V7
                         o   Hands-on session using ARM7


Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

1. Full-day Practical Tutorial on Cadence tool” by KARMIC Design Private Limited, Manipal 9-5 PG lab, ECE dept

Timing: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: PG lab, ECE Dept.

The lab sessions will include hands on training on advanced topics like Characterization of standard cells using Liberate, Overview of Cadence Virtuoso Spectre circuit simulator, Simulation of analog and mixed signal blocks using AMS simulator.

2. “VLSI Analog Filters and Sigma Delta Converters” by Dr. P. V. Ananda Mohan, Technology Advisor, CDAC, Bangalore

Timing: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Venue: Sir M V Seminar Hall

This talk introduces the various VLSI analog filter implementation options and intricate issues associated with each of these - Active RC filters, OTA-C filters, SC filters and Current-mode circuits. Focus also will be on current trends and paradigm changes. Current trends in design of Continuous-time Sigma-delta converters, Time-to-Digital converters also will be discussed.

3. “Software Design in DSP Systems” by Dr. U C Niranjan, Director (Research and Training), Manipal Dot Net Ltd. (MDNL), Manipal. [Together with BME]

Timing: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue: Seminar Hall, Dept. of ECE

Multimedia based systems are becoming increasing parts of the modern lifestyle. DSP processors are critical parts of multimedia systems. This tutorial would explore the software design of such DSP systems, by taking case studies from the work at Manipal Dot Net Pvt. Ltd., Manipal.

Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering

1. “Prepare for 21st century system design challenges and solutions using NI GSD”, by Mr. Visweswaran Jagadeesan from National Instruments.

Timing: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Venue: Seminar Hall, EEE dept.