Foundation Day 2022

Institute of Technology, Nirma University (IT-NU) celebrated its 28th Foundation Day on October 3, 2022. It was the day to remember, cherish, recognize and reward the achievers. The illustrious 27 years has seen IT-NU contributing to society by giving ethical engineers and research insights. IT-NU celebrated it with aplomb in the august presence of Dr. Kannan Srinivasan, Director, CSIR-CSMCRI. The ceremony was also graced by the presence of Dr Anup Singh, Director General, Nirma University and Dr R N Patel, Director, Institute of Technology.

Ten members were honored for giving service to Nirma for the last 25 years. Seventeen meritorious students were felicitated with gold and silver medals. Twenty-Seven faculty members, one staff member and one hundred sixty-eight students were felicitated on this occasion for their achievement.

Different teams that brought laurels to the University at various National and International competitions were also felicitated on this occasion.

Team Achievement Name of the awardee
Flipkart Grid 3.0 Robotics Track Among Top 10 team and Rs.30,000/- prize Flipkart
Team AUV The team AUV secured 3rd rank in ROV and 7th Rank at the International SUV challenge among 93 participating teams. Aligarh Muslim University & Singapore Autonomous Under Water Vehicle Challenge 2022
TEAM ARROW Secured “14th International Rank out of 71 Registered Team AUVSI-SUA, Maryland, USA
TEAM ARROW (SAE-INDAI) Team Participated in “7th SAE INDIA Southern Section Aero Design Challenge” and Won2nd Best Technical Paper & 2nd Best Innovation SRM University of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai
TEAM STALLIONS Team Secured (1) 1st Place in Acceleration, (2) 2nd Place in Suspension and Traction, (3) 2nd Place in Raftar Award for E-Baja Category in Baja SAE India 2022 SAEINDIA under The AEGIS OF NATRAX FACILITY, PITHAMPUR
TEAM STALLIONS Team Secured (1) Best Endurance (Racing) (2) Best Business Plan and Cost Plan (3) Future Award (4) Best Acceleration (5) Best Hill Climb (6) Best Autonomous (7) Best Off-Road (8) Overall Best under Electrical Solar Vehicle Championship 2021 “8th Season of ESVC” ISIEINDIA AT CHANDIGARH ENGINEERING COLLEGE, JHANJHERI
TEAM STALLIONS Team Secured the Award For “Lightest Vehicle Among All Vehicles” in Formula Bharat 2022 Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbtore
Team Robocon National winner (1st rank) Robocon 2022, organized at IIT, Delhi during July 14 – 17, 2022 & Second Runners up and winner of NOK award at International Robocon, IIT Delhi, August 21, 2022 IIT Delhi

The day also had events organized by various student associations. The Organisation of Civil Engineering Students (OrCES) & NSS unit SOE, IT-NU in association with Blind People Association, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad organised Divyang Talent Performance & Tribute and Motivational Talk by Shri Bhupendra Tripathi, Manager, Reserve Bank of India, Ahmedabad. Department of Chemical Engineering under the Aegis of the Chemical Engineering Students Association and the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Students Chapter, Nirma University, organised a donation drive of old clothes, books and toys for the needy children in the nearby areas. The Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University organised a chess tournament on the occasion of Foundation Day for the students and faculty members of the department.