Monday, April 7, 2014

The IEEE Manipal Dubai Student Branch organised its second innovative and creative technical workshop on Thursday, April 03, 2014 at the Manipal University Dubai Campus.

The objective of the workshop titled ’Do you know Microcontrollers?’ was to give an insight about how to start with a small project with the help of Arduino based microcontroller. 

The workshop was organized by the student branch Jt. Secretary, Mr. Farzeen Hasharaf with his team, viz. Sahil Mir, Vipin Nair and Mohd Hanzala. Over 20 members were in attendance, making the workshop a success.

The introduction of the program was given by the Branch Counsellor, Prof. M.I. Jawid Nazir. The students then witnessed an informative seminar on ‘The Importance of Microcontrollers’, ‘Rechargeable Batteries’, ‘Tips and Tricks about buying various components’ and ‘How to begin with a Project’. A hands-on workshop on programming and interfacing the Arduino was also conducted.

In a nutshell, the workshop opened up a new horizon of opportunities for the students who are looking forward to start with some interactive projects based on control and automation. The IEEE Manipal Dubai Student Branch sincerely thanks Dr. S.K. Pandey, the Chairperson of the School of Engineering & IT, Prof Abdullah KP IEEE students mentor, faculties and the students for their overwhelming support to conduct such highly enlightening workshop.

Report by Farzeen Hasharaf