Department of Computer Science & Engineering The LNM Institute of Information Technology

Student Achievements

Stride Funding Impact Challenge

Tarun Singh (Y17) secured 2nd position at Stride Funding Impact Challenge, the key event of HPAIR 2020, Harvard Conference organised at Harvard University, Boston, USA (14th - 17th Feb) in which around 350 delegates were selected globally. The event was highly competitive as talented individuals from over 60 countries participated in the same.

Award for Student-led Tech Startup of the Year

 Zubi Infotech Private Limited, led by Punit Agarwal (Y16), has been awarded by Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Export Award 2019 under the category of Student-led Tech Startup of the Year.

The event was hosted during 27th edition of Technology Sabha 2020 at Bhubaneswar - Odisha on 14th February, 2020. The award was presented by Minister of IT & Electronics - Odisha, Director General - STPI, Chief Secretary - Odisha and other dignitaries.

Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (February 2020):

Tarun Singh (Y17) selected for this.

DEVCON 5 SCHOLAR

Yogesh Agarwal (Y17) accepted as a Devcon 5 Scholar amongst 50 other candidates from around the world and amongst the 2 candidates from India, wherein he will be provided with an opportunity to attend the Devcon 5 conference to be held in Osaka, Japan from 8th to 11th October 2019.

ETHINDIA 2.0

Punit Agarwal (Y16), Yogesh Agrawal (Y17) and Aniket Jain (Y17) have won a bounty prize of $500 offered by Lendroid at ETHINDIA 2.0 - Asia’s largest Ethereum Hackathon from 2nd Aug 2019 to 4th Aug 2019 at Bengaluru.

GHCI 19 AI Codeathon

Akanksha Maheshwari and her team won the first prize in the Grace Hopper Conference AI Codeathon in May 2019. It was organized by AnitaB.org.

Smart India Hackathon 2019 (Software Edition):

Hyderabad Team:

Our team emerged winners in the Smart India Hackathon 2019, software edition, held at Hyderabad on March 2 and 3, 2019 . The team consisted of the following 3rd year students:

  1. Aashish Raj Gupta
  2. Divya Baid
  3. Harsh Upadhyay
  4. Pranjul Parnami
  5. Rohit Samudralwar
  6. Shivam Gera

Ahmedabad Team

Our team emerged winners in the Smart India Hackathon 2019, software edition, problem difficulty level “complex”, held at Ahmedabad on March 2 and 3, 2019 . The team consisted of the following 3rd year students:

  1. Mr. Naman Agarwal
  2. Ms. Pyushi Paliwal
  3. Mr. Shubham Sharma
  4. Mr. Shivam Sharma
  5. Mr. Chirag Jindal
  6. Mr. Manvendra Singh Panwar

Indore Team

The Indore Team won special mention in Smart India Hackathon 2019, software edition, held at Indore. The team details are as follows:

  1. Yashashwi Sidarth (3rd year)
  2. Sivakethan Suddapalli(3rd year)
  3. Tanishqa Jain(3rd year)
  4. Saloni Singh(3rd year)
  5. Preksha Pandey(3rd year)
  6. Priyank Mitra(3rd year)

Red Hat's Women in Open Source Award 2019

Ms. Saloni Garg has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Women in Open Source Academic Award. The winners of this award will be announced publicly in May at the Red Hat Summit conference in Boston, where Saloni will be present and accept her award on stage.

Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (15-18 February 2019):

HPAIR is an internationally recognized student organization at Harvard College, offering a forum of exchange to facilitate discussion of the most important economic, political, and social issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. Two students, Aayush Mishra (2nd year) and Neelansh Sethi (3rd year), were selected for this.

FOSSASIA Summit '19.

An International level Hackathon by UNESCO and IBM was conducted at Singapore during FOSSASIA Summit'19 (March 14-17, 2019). There were five categories (Audience, AI Dev, Cloud by IBM, Open Science and Indigenous Language) with a total prize of worth $12,300. LNMIIT team comprising of Amit Sagtani (3rd year CSE) - LNMIIT and three other students won three out of five categories-

  1. First prize in AI Development.
  2. First prize in Audience category.
  3. Third prize in Cloud by IBM Category.

IndiaEU-ICT Developers Hackathon 2019

This hackathon is jointly organized by the India EU ICT Standards Collaboration Project and CoE Pune.Paresh Mishra (3rd year CSE), Kalpit Mantri (3rd year CSE), Ayush Aggarwal (3rd year CSE), Swapnil Singh (3rd year CCE) cleared the first round of this hackathon, under the mentorship of Dr. Sunil Kumar. Final round will be in April, 2019.

30th International Youth Forum

July 16-23, 2019, Seoul, Korea

Manan Jethanandani participated and presented a poster on “Action Plans for Connecting School Education and Community Education”.

India Innovation Challenge Design Contest (IICDC):

IICDC, organized by Texas Instruments in collaboration with Department of Science and Technology (DST) and anchored by NSRCEL, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) and supported by MyGov, had 10146 teams submitting their ideas.

Out of the 346 teams shortlisted for the Quarter Finals round, LNMIIT team comprising of students Vibhor Agarwal (3rd year), Tirth Shah (3rd year) and Swarnim (3rd year, ECE), under the mentorship of Dr. Preety Singh, also qualified.

3rd International Conference on Advances in Computing and Data Sciences, Ghaziabad, 12-13 April, 2019.

Research paper of Manan Jethanandini (3rd year), Shrikant Tarwani (3rd year) on “Cyber Bullying Detection in Hindi-English Code-mixed Language using Sentiment Classification” was selected for presentation.

APAC Women Techmakers Scholars Program, 2018

Khyati Doshi (3rd year) was selected for the 2018 APAC Women Techmakers Scholars Program. She received a scholarships amount of USD$1000 and invitation to the Scholar’s Retreat on October 11th – 13th hosted by Google at Singapore Office.

Google Venkat Scholarship

Saloni Garg (3rd year) has won the Google Venkat Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded every year to the top 6 UG/PG student applicants from all over India by Google. The winners receive a financial grant of $750 (+ $250 additional) and are invited to Youtube and Google Headquarters. The Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki herself interacts with the students. She has also drafted a short blog post about how she felt having this achievement on her twentieth birthday and about the procedure of scholarship application, but not pretty sure about publishing it.

Student Startup Exposure Programme (SSEP) 2018:

Nine students from CSE Department were selected in this program organized by the Rajasthan Government in July/August, 2018. These 3rd year students were Punit Agarwal, Neelansh Sethi, Pratibha Goyal, Rahul Bhatia, Saloni Garg, Amit Sagtani, Akanksha Maheshwari, Akshat Sharma, Urvika Agrawal. They visited the Silicon Valley and participated in Rajasthan Digifest at Bikaner.

Google Summer of Code 2018

Continuing with the excellent track record of their seniors, ten students got selected in GSoC 2018 . These were Harshit Prasad (CERN), Parth Shandliya (FOSSASIA), Saurabh Chaturvedi (FOSSASIA), Vibhor Agarwal (Oppia Foundation), Riya Lohia (SugarLabs), Pratul Kumar (SugarLabs), Amit Sagtani (KDE Community), Lakshya Gupta (Open Data Kit), Vivek K. Tiwari (R project for Statistical Computing), Vinay Sharma (JDErobot)

Outreachy

Sonali Gupta was an Outreachy intern, which is hosted by Software Freedom Conservancy with the special support from Red Hat and the GNOME Foundation, in 2017.

Zulip Summer of Code

Saket Kumar made it to Zulip summer of code organized by Dropbox in 2017.

Rajasthan Hackathon

Lakshya Gupta has secured 1st position in “iOS and Android App Development competition” organized by Jaipur Development Authority, Govt. of Rajasthan in November 2016. He was awarded by John Chambers (Executive CEO, Cisco Systems, Inc.) in presence of Smt. Vasundhara Raje (Chief Minister, Rajasthan).


Student Chapters and Clubs

Google's Explore ML workshops

(Conducted by Himanshu Daga,Explore ML facilitator)

Two tracks were completed in various workshops:

  1. Beginner track 17th September, 2019 and 11th October, 2019 (Evening sessions)

    -total of 4 hrs of workshop

    -around 140 students were certified from Google on completing all assignments and attending all sessions.

    -students from all years were allowed

  2. Intermediate track 17th November, 2019 (Full- day sessions)

    -total of 6 hrs of workshop

    -around 40 students were certified from Google for completing intermediate track

    -only 2nd year onwards were allowed

Association for Computer Machinery (ACM)

The LNMIIT ACM Student Chapter was chartered on November 13, 2017. Currently it has more than 200+ members. The chapter was started with a prime focus on implementing a firm professional culture among students. Some of the events organized by them include:

  • Webinar on “Ruby” by David A. Black, Lead Developer, Cyrus Innovation, on 10-Nov-2018
  • Career Counselling session by Mr Sharath Babu Thirunagari, Director, Product Development, Oracle India, on October 12, 2018
  • Introduction to Cryptocurrency and Android Mr Susmit Lavania, a Freelancer and Consultant in Blockchain and Mr Vishwesh Jainkuniya, Android Enthusiast and Developer, on 18-Aug-2018
  • Follow-up Workshop on Amazon Web-Services Mr Mehul Sharma, who demonstrated Amazon Echo Dot, on April 15, 2018
  • Introduction to AWS - “SEED” on Mr Mehul Sharma, an experienced AWS developer and Mr Ayush Kumar, Alumni LNMIIT, on April 12, 2018
  • International Women’s Day Celebration by Women Techmakers on March 24, 2018. The event commenced with Introduction to Women Techmakers by Ms Simran Gupta, WTM Co-ordinator and talks by Sonali Gupta, a former Outreach intern and a Google-Code-in Mentor and Tayba Wasim, GSoc Intern

Computer Society of India (CSI)

Established in March 2013, the CSI LNMIIT Student Chapter has always aimed at enhancing the technical culture in the institute, It has organized various events which were a blend of gaining knowledge and enhancing technical skills.

LNMIIT was acclaimed with the “Distinguished College Award” at CSI TechNext India – 2017 – Awards to Academia. Another feather was added to the cap of CSI LNMIIT when the chapter was conferred with the “BEST ACCREDITED STUDENT BRANCH AWARD” at the CSI Annual Convention 2016. The CSI LNMIIT Student Chapter was again awarded the same in 2017.

The CSI LNMIIT aims to establish a connection between the Institute family and the eminent personalities in the field of technology. A talk on Competitive Programming by the CodeChef lead Anup Kalbalia and a career counseling session by Mr. Sharath Babu, Product Development Director, Oracle India, are some of the examples to the chapter’s efforts to reach the goal.

A hands-on session on Data Structures and Algorithms, a workshop on Introduction to Machine Learning, and Townhall, where the students get to interview the achievers among the LNMIIT student community are some citations of the recent activities conducted by the CSI LNMIIT Student Chapter.

Cybros

Cybros is a student club of LNMIIT focused on activities related to computing and programming. The club organizes various inter and intra-college coding events such as IUPC (Inter University Programming Contest), Hackathons and Codages. The LNMHacks series, having participants from various institutes across India, is a successful annual event of Cybros. The club is also engaged in organizing workshops and learning sessions on recent trends in computing and prevailing trends in coding industry and hence is a platform for enthusiasts in coding field. The club today is an active platform for students to display and develop their practical knowledge in all spheres of coding. During 2018-19, Cybros has organised 25 events including LNMHacks 3.0, Enigma (an International Coding competition). Dr. Subrat K Dash is the faculty mentor of Cybros since 2013.

Start-up Zubi

Sessions on Introduction to Ethereum Blockchain and Smart Contracts was conducted on September 7, 2019.

Higher Studies


Name of student Graduating Year Name of Course/ Degree opted for Higher Studies Name of the Institute/ University Country of the Institute/ Universit
Divyanshu Jhawar (Y15) 2019 MS Indiana University
Smriti Jha (Y15) 2019 MS University of Windsor
Vinay Hemant Jain (Y15) 2019 MS Tandon School of Engineering
Anupriya Gupta 2017-2018 Master of Science, Computer Science Arizona State University US
Vangapati Sandeep Reddy 2017-2018 MBA BITS, Pilani India
Ayush Pareek 2017-2018 Masters of Science, Intelligent Information Systems, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing Carnegie Mellon University US
Rikshit Khandelwal 2016-2017 PGPM IIM ROHTAK INDIA
Vishwajeet Narwal 2016-2017 PhD West Virginia University USA
Pushkal Agarwal 2016-2017 M.Phil/PhD King's College UK
Navneet Madhu Kumar 2016-2017 MS Technical University of Munich Germany
Ankur Shukla 2016-2017 MS Uppsala University Sweden
Nikita Jalodia 2016-2017 PhD Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland
Vaibhav Garg 2016-2017 M.Tech indraprastha institute of information technology India
Jyoti Garg 2016-2017 M.tech SVNIT India

Startups

  1. EventGraphia by Dhiyavasu Bhadauria and Palansh Agarwal

    EventGraphia is India's largest event photography company providing quality photography services in 175+ cities in India. They provide seamless end to end solution right from booking inquiry to delivery of photos, videos and albums, all digitally using their android/ios/web app

  2. HttpCart Technologies Pvt Ltd by Karmesh Gupta

    WiJungle is an Indian Cyber Security company that develops and markets unified (NextGen Firewall + Hotspot Gateway) solution to organizations across 25+ countries worldwide.

    Founded in 2014, company serves government and private giants across industry verticals like Hospitality, Healthcare, Education, BFSI, Retail, Defense, Transportation, ITES etc.

    Data Security Council Of India (a supreme body of data protection) and CIO Review recogonized WiJungle among the Most Innovative Product of The Year for the exemplary innovation and building it into a prominent global brand

  3. Lucideus by Saket Modi

    Lucideus is an Enterprise Cyber Security platforms company incubated from IIT Bombay and backed by Cisco's former Chairman, and CEO John Chambers. It protects multiple Fortune 500 companies and governments around the world.