• GTU members invited to USA
     August 7th, 2012     Kunal     Posted in Education In Gujarat, Gujarat in News

    Team of professors from the Gujarat Technological University have been invited by the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to attend a seminar.

    Recently, Team of Satvik Khara (Head of Information Technology department, Silver Oak College), Harshal Trivedi (Asst. Prof., Hasmukh Goswami College) and Sagar Soni (GTU Student) researched on latest technologies and tools based on Recommendation Engine and worked and helped in developing of GraphLab tool with the core team of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) ,USA and had got appreciation and international accreditation for the same.

    They worked on the latest tools made available by Carnegie Mellon University which is one of the top universities round the world. GraphLab is very popular tool of data mining and machine learning which is widely used by top IT firms. The team members said that they can develop 30 more different kind of machine learning algorithms which are more powerful, less time consuming and require less resources.

    Recently all the team members were invited by CMU and one of the team members Satvik Khara participated in the first GraphLab workshop and launching of GraphLab tool at San Francisco, U.S.A. in July’12 for the same research purpose and he attended the conference which was a gathering of professors from top universities namely Stanford University, UC Berkeley, MIT, CMU etc and research Scientists from top I.T companies.

    Satvik Khara got sponsorship from Silver Oak College of Engg. & Tech. and support from Dr. Akshai Aggarwal, Vice Chancellor, GTU & Dr. Gitesh Joshi, Registrar, GTU to attend the same. Khara also discussed with the Research Scientists and Professors regarding upcoming trends in computer science and how to bring awareness of the same among the students of GTU. They also discussed and shared about their education system and also mentioned

    that how learning of these kinds of new technologies and research work can be useful to our students for their better career.