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One day workshop on “Big Data Analytics using Hadoop” on 12.09.2018

A workshop on “Big Data Analytics using Hadoop” was arranged on 12th of September, 2018 and handled by the resource person Mr.Sukumar, Project Lead, SANDS (India) Pvt Ltd, Chennai.

The workshop was organized by the Department of Information Technology for the benefit Students, Research Scholars, and Academicians. During the session, he briefed about the basics concepts of analytics and big data technologies with its strategic importance to any organization. Participants were also introduced to the concept of analytics with big data technologies: Hadoop, Hive, Sqoop, Pig and Hive. The entire session dealt with the basic principles, concepts, and techniques used for big data and analytics, which includes Hadoop, Sqoop, Pig and Apache Hive. Also a hands on training in the Hadoop software such as installation, data ingestion using Sqoop and Flume and data analysis using Hive and pig was trained well. Participants got clear picture of all these concepts and how they all are interconnected to each other in organizational context.


  • Organized Seminar on “Data Lake-An Agile Expedition” on 2nd August-2017.Resource Person: Ms.S.Niranjana, Quality Assurance Analyst, Tata Consultancy Services, Thorapakkam, Chennai.
  • Organized Seminar on “Virtualization VMware VSphere” on 4th August-2017. Resource Person: Mr. Usman, Trainer AMOS Technologies, Chennai.
  • Conducted One Day Workshop on “Data Analytics using R Tool” on 6th September – 2017.Resource Person: Dr. E. Sivasankar, NIT.
  • Organized Seminar on “Importance of Data Structure in IT Industries” on 12th September – 2017. Mr.K.Subramanian, Director, Sirpi Software Pvt Ltd, Chennai.
  • Organized Seminar on “Are you Ready to Face the Outside World” on 9th October-2017. Resource Person: Ms.Arunmozhi Madhavan, M.E, Senior Consultant , Mumbai.
  • Organized Seminar on “Machine Learning Algorithm Based On IOT” on 11th October-2017 .Resource Person: Mr.A.Athif shah, M.E(Ph.D), Chairman & Managing Director, ABE Semiconductor, Chennai.
  • Organized Seminar on “Software Quality Assurance in Industry Standards” on 14th October-2017.Resource Person: Mr.Ragavendar, Quality Assurance & Automation Engineer, FEDBY Information Services, Pvt.Ltd, Chennai.
  • Organized Seminar on “Role of Sensors in IOT” on 20th October-2017.Resource Person: Mr.Abdul Waheed, Research Scholar, Computer Science, Chennai.
  • Organized Seminar on “Software Management and People Management in Corporate” on 24th October-2017.Resource Person: Mr.A.Alagaraja, Product Lead, Service Desk Plus, Zoho Corporation, Estancia IT part, Chennai.

Events 2016-2017

National Conference Recent Trends in Information Technology was held on April 5th & 6th

Events 2015-2016

ICON 2k15

Events 2014-2015

Inauguration of Society of Information Technologists was held on August 4th 2014


The department conducts various co-curricular activities such as symposiums, guest lectures, workshops, conferences and seminars through professional society named as SIT (Society of Information Technologists) and invites the professionals from various industries and R&D organization for developing technical and interpersonal skills.

The details of such societal and professional activities are discussed briefly in the following Table

Societal and Professional activities


  • Organized National Conference on “Recent Trends in Information Technology” in collaboration with IEEE Madras Chapter, Chennai and ICT Academy, on 05 & 06 April 2017. Chief Guest: Dr.M.Ponnavaikko, Pro Vice Chancellor, Bharat University.
  • Organized Pre-Conference tutorials on the invited talk topics on “Data Science and Big Data Analytics” and “Internet of Things” Technology” in collaboration with IEEE Madras Chapter, on 05 & 06 April 2017. Resource persons: Dr.S.Swamynathan, Associate Prof., Anna University and Dr. Ranjani Parthasarthy, Professor, Anna University, Chennai.
  • Organized seven weeks Online Certification Course on “Mongo DB for Java Developers” from 17th March to 5th May 2017. Resource Person: Ms. R.Priyadarshini, Asst. Prof. (Sr.Gr.)/IT & Jeff Yemin, Engineering Manager, Mongo Db Inc., Andrew Erlichson Education Efforts, MongoDB Inc.
  • Handled training classes in collaboration with MHRD’s QEEE (Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education) programme on “Information Security and Cryptography” on 16th, 20th & 22nd March, 2017. Resource person: Prof. Chester Rebeiro – IIT Madras.
  • Organized department level “Alumni meeting” on 18th March 2017.
  • Organized Guest Lecture on “Software Testing” on 11th February 2017. Resource Person: Mr.Arun Prakash, Cognizant Technology Solutions.
  • Organized Seminar on “Hadoop – An Open Source Framework for Processing Big Data” on 22nd November 2016. Resource person: Mr.R.Pari.
  • Organized Seminar on “Cyber Security” conducted on 18th November 2016. Resource person: Mr.Ranjith, Cyber Security Consultant in Ernst & Young.
  • Organized a Seminar “Cloud Middleware Tools – Eucalyptus” on 28th October 2016. Resource Person: Ms.Veeralakshmi, Associate Professor/CSE of Prince Shri Venkateswara Engineering College.
  • Organized School level Industry-Institute Meet on 22nd October, 2016.
  • Organized Oracle iLearning Certification Programme on “Database Design and Programming with SQL” from 19th September 2016 to 28th October 2016. Resource Person: Ms.P.Usha, Associate Professor, Dr.G.Kavitha, Associate Professor Ms.P.Latchoumy, Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) and Ms.L.Shakkeera, Assistant Professor (Senior Grade), B.S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute, Chennai.
  • Handled training classes in collaboration with MHRD’s QEEE (Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education) programme on Cloud Computing on 16th,17th and 19th August 2016. Resource Person: Prof. S.C.Gupta, IIT Bombay.
  • Handled training classes in collaboration with MHRD’s QEEE (Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education) programme on “Virtualization Technology – Cloud Computing” on 22nd, 23rd & 26th August, 2016. Resource Person: Prof. S.C.Gupta, IIT Bombay.


  • Handled training classes in collaboration with MHRD’s QEEE (Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education) Phase V programme on “Information Security and Cryptography” on 2nd, 3rd and 9th February, 2016. Resource Person: Prof. Chester Reberio, IIT Madras.
  • Organized Seminar on Opportunities in Big Data on 3rd March 2016.
  • Organized workshop on “Introduction to Android App Development” on 13th February 2016.Resource Person: Mr. Bharathi Raj, Mobile App Developer, Cognizant Technology Solutions.
  • Organized workshop on Network Security on 19th to 21st September 2015 Resource Person: IBNC INDIA Ltd and I-Medita Learning Solutions (P) Limited.
  • Organized Oracle iLearning Certification Programme on “Database Design and Programming with SQL” on 07th September 2015 to 23rd October 2015. Resource Person: Ms.L.Shakeera, Asst.
  • Prof.(Sr.G.) / IT,Dr.N.Prakash, Asst.Prof.(Sel.Gr.) / IT and Ms.R.Mythily, Asst. Prof./IT.


  • Organized guest Lecture on Software Testing Using Junit Tool on 31st March 2015. Resource Person: Mr.P.Azhaguvel(Alumni).
  • Organized Mongo DB Online Certification Course from 17th March to 5th May 2015.Resource Person: Ms. R.Priyadarshini, Asst. Prof.(Sr.G.) Jeff Yemin, Engineering Manager, Mongo Db Inc., Andrew Erlichson Education Efforts, MongoDB Inc.
  • Organized Guest Lecture on “Cyber Security Awareness Programme” on 3rd March 2015.Resource Person: Mr.P.V.Sreejith and Mr.Rajesh Associate Manager, Quick Heal Technologies Pvt.Ltd, Chennai.
  • Organized a Seminar on Opportunities and Challenges in Cyber Forensics on 28 October 2014. Chief Guest: Dr.Kala Baskar, Director I/C, Centre for Information and Cyber Forensics, Madras University.
  • Organized a Workshop on “Cloud Simulator” on 09 October 2014. Chief Guest: Ms.L.Shyamala, Research Scholar, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.
  • Organized a Workshop on “Eucalyptus Cloud” on 20 September 2014. Chief Guest: Mr.Jeyanthan Hariharan, HOD of Infrastructure Data –Technics, IT Services Private Limited, Chennai.


  • Organized a Workshop on “Big Data” on 10 April 2014. Chief Guest: Mr.S.Kannan, Application Architect, Wisen Soft Technologies Pvt Ltd, Chennai.
  • Organized a Seminar on “Internet of Things-Trends and Opportunities” on 10 April 2014 Chief Guest: Dr.Ranjani Parthasarathy-Professor, Dept of IST, Anna University,Chennai.
  • Organized a workshop on “Open source cloud computing Platforms” on 18&19 September 2013. Chief Guest: Mr.Senthil Kumar Arumugam Associate-GTO High Performance Computing COE,CTS,
  • Dr.Saswati Mukherjee Professor/Dept of Information Science & Tech, Anna University, Dr.D.Manjula Associate Professor/ Dept of Information Science & Tech, Anna University and Mr.Jeyanthan Hariharan Head of IT infrastructure Data-Technics IT Services Private Limited, Chennai
  • Organized a Seminar on “Projects in Open Source Technologies” on 27 September 2013. Chief Guest: Dr.Manjaiah D.H, Prof & Chairman(BOS), Mangalore University.
  • Organized a Seminar on ”Cyber Security Threats” on 29 July 2013. Chief Guest: Mr.Ramesh, Manager Indian Education pvt Ltd. Chennai.
  • Organized a Seminar on “Personal Transformation” on 25 July 2013. Chief Guest: Dr.Arasu Chellaiah, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Maryland, USA.


  • Organized a workshop on “Cloud Computing” on 27 April 2012. Chief Guest: Dr.R.Vijayarajeswaran, Managing Director, VI Microsystems and Mr.B.Thirupathi, Manager M/s.Vi Microsystems Pvt Ltd Chennai
  • Organized a seminar on “Oracle Database” on 10 February 2012. Chief Guest: Mr.M.Gurunathan, Senior Oracle Specialist, Technosoft Corporation, Chennai.
  • Organized a workshop on “Maya Software” on 03 January 2012. Chief Guest: Mr.Lenin Christopher, Technical Head, M/s.Snipper Systems & Solutions Pvt Ltd, Chennai.
  • Organized a seminar on “Philosophy of Open Sources” on 27 January 2012.Chief Guest: Mr.Shanu Sukhooor Project leader, TCS & The Convener, Free Software Foundation, Chennai.


  • Organized industrial visit to News 18 Tamilnadu and Puthiyathalaimurai for Pre-final B.Tech students on 22nd March 2017.
  • Organized Industrial Visit to Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Sriharikotta for Final year B.Tech, M.Tech and Second year B.Tech students on 8th March 2017.
  • Organized Industrial Lab Visit Programme for third, final year B.Tech (IT) and first year M.Tech (IT) students to Vi Micro Systems Pvt.Ltd, Perungudi, Chennai on 7th November, 2016.
  • Organized Industrial Visit Programme for second year B.Tech (IT) students to Sansbound Solutions Pvt Ltd, Chennai 21st April, 2016.
  • Industrial visit programme for B.Tech- IT second & third year students and M.Tech –IT second year Students to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) at Siruseri on 27th October, 2014.

Industrial Visit by B.Tech II year students to L&T Infotech