About the First International conference on Emerging Research in electronics, Computer science and Technology (ICERECT-12)

The First International conference on Emerging Research in electronics, Computer science and Technology (ICERECT-12) is another milestone in the 50 years of existence of PES College of Engineering, Mandya. The Department of Electronics & Communication, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical & Electronics and Information Science & Engineering, with their rich experience in conducting National and International Conferences has climbed further and conducted an international conference on emerging trends to trigger the minds of researchers, faculty members and also students.

The aim of the Conference was to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both Academia as well as industry to meet and share cutting-edge development in the related field. The Conference looked for significant contributions to all major fields of the Electronics, Computer Science and Information Technology in theoretical and practical aspects. The Conference focused to provide an Excellent International Forum for sharing knowledge and results on the most recent and relevant research, theory, methodology and applications of Electronics, Computer Science Engineering and Applications.

We had invited a distinguished Academician and An Eminent Researcher – Rangaraj M Rangayyan, PhD, PEng, FIEEE, FEIC, FAIMBE, FSPIE, FSIIM, FCMBES, FCAE, “University Professor”, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, University Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, for delivering key-note address.

The chief guest Prof. D K Subramanian, Retired Professor of IISc, Bangalore and also TEQIP Mentor of our college advised the research scholars to take up innovative experiments and perform meaningful research which will be useful for the society.

Dr. Rangaraj M Rangayyan highlighted the importance of research and gave a thought provoking lecture on Retinopathy. This was followed by an invited talk by Dr. K N Bhanuprakash, Scientist ASTAR, and Singapore on Electronic Brain Atlas.

On 22nd Dr. Rajkumar Vedam, Invensys, USA delivered a talk on Search Directions for Intelligence which exposed the various areas to take up the research. The sessions were held as per schedule. Nearly One hundred papers were presented by the research scholars. The Valedictory function was held on 22nd in which Sri. Sharan C Padashetty, Special Officer, TEQIP, DTE, Karnataka highlighted the financial assistance to various research activities.