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Campus Talk June 2013



Campus Talk June 2013

Campus Talk June 2013

Event Talk

Achievement Talk

TEDx (Technology, Entertainment, Design) HINDUSTAN UNIVERSITY

Best paper award



TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas worth spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Long Beach, California, along with the TED Active in Palm Springs; the annual TED Global conference is held each summer in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Independently organized TEDx event was organised in the University on 16th February 2013.16 Eminent personalities shared their experience, ideas and success stories in their chosen fields at the event. In short, it was a bench marking event with perfect blend of ideas and innovation from the experts.

Mr. R. V. Nagarajan Asst. Prof. School of Architecture received the Best Paper Award, for his paper “A Critique on the Evolution of Landscape Architecture & Creation of Landscape Evolution Model”, which was presented at the International Conference on Civil and Architectural applications in Thailand on 18 &19 December 2012.

Spirit Global Design Challenge (SGDC) 2012

Hindustan University is one amongst the 3 teams which represented INDIA at the Formula SAE Italy competition in September 2012. The team had worked on the car for more than a year to build the FSAE car that was competitive in the static as well as the dynamic events. The extensive partnership with MRF Tyres, Motul Lubricants, Ricardo Software, NSK Bearings, our university Research Department and many companies assisted the team for the successful development of the car.

BAJA - USA 23 passionate engineering graduates from the University formed a team which qualified and represented India in an extremely demanding and challenging student project “SAE Baja”, USA. The event was organized by the Largest Automotive Community - SAE. The SAE is an ultimate Off-Road racing pinnacle for Engineers.

Awards Gallery NASA Green Aviation

Aero Design Competition 2013 - USA

Mr. Bhargav Narayanan, Mr. Bhupien Malhothra, Mr. Aravind Sasikumar, and Mr. Nikhil John (4th year) from the School of Aeronautical Sciences won the Second place in the Spirit Global Design Challenge (SGDC) 2012 an international competition for designing aircrafts for carrying a capacity of 165 passengers conducted by Spirit Aerosystems Inc USA.

AURO MITHRA Nikhil John, Aravind Sasikumar and Manish Kumar, (4th year) students from the School of Aeronautical Sciences Hindustan University won the first place in the Non-US category at NASA Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project in which around 250 teams participated. They designed an aircraft named “Aura Mithra”, with the vision of developing the next generation air transportation system, which potentially achieves more efficiency, less noise and emissions.

K.C.G Resource and Research Centre


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A 9 member team “SUAVE” from the School of Aeronautical Sciences, Hindustan University, participated in the 2013 AERO DESIGN WEST competition held at Los Angeles, USA. This prestigious International competition was conducted by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International) from 12 to 14 April 2013. Hindustan University was ranked 9th place in the Design and Analysis Concept of the 29 teams in the Micro class category.

Tomorrow’s Managers on the theme “Future Tense (or) Future Perfect?”

Students visited leading automobile industries in Germany.

Prof. S. Murugesan from the School of Aeronautical Sciences published an article titled “Hybrid Rocket Testing” in the Aerospace America Magazine 2012, which is one of the reputed American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) publications. Dr. Badri Narayanan, Associate Professor, Mr. Harihara Sudan, Assistant Professor and Mr. Saravanan, Assistant Professor from the School of Management emerged as the Runners–Up in the 16th MMA competition for Tomorrow’s Managers on the theme “Future Tense or Future Perfect” held on 13th January 2013.

EDI-NEN Innovative Idea Contest

The Centre also received an Award for “H & R Johnson Artists in Concrete Awards Asia – 2012”. The award was received in Pune on 18th March 2013.

Our University won the prestigious Good Green Governance Award in Education Institutional Category. The award was given by Dr. Sudhir Vasudeva, Chairman & Managing Director, ONGC on 22nd April 2013. The award was instituted by Srishti Publications, New Delhi.

Mr. Britto Paul Louis and Mr. C. Mukund (3rd year) from Automobile Engineering attended a training program in July 2012 conducted by the Steinbeis Transfer Centre for Automotive Engineering, Esslingen University, Stuttgart, Germany. This course was based on selected topics in Automotive Engineering.


Green GovernanCe Award 2012

The Dr. K. C. G. Resource and Research Centre, at the University received an Award for “Excellence in Built Environment 2011-2012” presented by the Indian Buildings Congress. The commendation certificate was presented by the Honourable Union Minister of State for Urban Development Smt. Deepa Dasmunsi (GOI) to our architects in a grand ceremony conducted in January 2013 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.

Training Program at Esslingen University, Germany.

Mr. Ajith Kumar and Mr. Sundeep Chowdary (3rd Year) from the School of Building Sciences won the second prize in the “Innovative Idea Contest” organised by the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India and National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) at EDI, Ahmedabad. EDI-NEN is a place where students will share ideas of new products, services and technologies that can become the foundation for new businesses. Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship of Hindustan University celebrated the E-Week (Entrepreneurship Week) from 11th to 13th February 2013.

Elihu Yale inter-collegiate Debates 2012 Ms. Anupama Nair and Ms. Shaleena Elza (1st year) from the School of Computing Sciences secured the first place in the “Elihu Yale inter-collegiate Debates 2012” organised by the Indo-American Association at Women’s Christian College on 29th November 2012. US Consul General Jennifer McIntyre, presented the trophy.

QUIZ on Science of Engineering Materials Mr. Aswin Krishnan, Mr. Gulakala Rutwik and Mr. Hari Vishaal (3rd year) from the School of Mechanical Sciences received the first prize in the Quiz programme on “Science of Engineering Materials” on the occasion of the National Science Day organised by the Institutions of Engineers, Chennai on 2nd February 2013.


Campus Talk June 2013

Campus Talk June 2013

Dr. David T. Easow

School Talk

Welcome to our University

Dr. S. Ramachandran Advisor

Dr. S.Ramachandran has more than 30 years of experience in research and administration of higher education. He received doctorates from Annamalai University in Marine Sciences and University of Miami in Oceanography. He earned his D.Sc., from University of Madras. He has more than 250 research publications in national and international journals. He has authored 12 books and guided 30 Ph.D. scholars. He has successfully completed 52 research projects worth Rs.200 million in the area of Maritime Studies. He has received 27 international awards and fellowships and served as expert member in more than 47 national and international apex level committees.

Deputy Director - MBA Dr. David T. Easow is a multifaceted Business and Academic Management Professional, with over 26 years of experience in India and Abroad. He has held Senior Management Positions in MNCs, IT, Knowledge Management & Infrastructure Industry, NGO and B-Schools. Dr. David is the recipient of Maulana Azad Puraskar, Gem of India and International Gold Star Award for uplifting Business Management Education by researching, developing and making operational “World’s First Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics”.


University of Technology, Germany

Brig. Dr. Ravi varman Dean Administration He has expertise in the field of Defence Technology, Disaster Management and Knowledge Management. He worked 35 years in the Indian Army and retired as Brigadier. He has vast experience functioning in the areas such as recruitment, media management, academic institution, organizing conferences for the government and army dignitaries. He has a doctorate, M. Phil and M.Sc. in Defence and Strategic studies from University of Madras.

Mr. S. PIRAMA Nayagam Senior HR Manager He completed his Post Graduate certificate in HRM from XLRI, Jamshedpur, MBA from IGNOU and M.A Public Administration from Annamalai University. He has worked as Vice-President, HRM and Admin at Impetus Consulting and was a Non Commissioned Officer in Aero Engines Overhaul Depot, Kanpur. He is a visiting faculty at various institutions and is a member of AIMA, MMA and NHRD.


Dr. Rajagopalan Devanathan

Dr. V. Paramasivam received his Ph D in Structural Engineering from IIT, Madras, in 1973. He obtained his M.Tech in Structural Engineering from IIT Bombay. He worked as a professor in IIT Madras for the past 32 years. He joined Hindustan University as a Professor in Mechanical Department in 1998. For the past 15 years, he served as Head of the Department, Principal, Dean (PG Studies) and Dean (Research) in the University.

Dr. R Devanathan received his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, in 1972. He obtained his M Sc (Eng) in Electrical Engineering from the same university in 1969. He worked in Electronics Commission, Govt. of India in the area of Information, Planning and Analysis during 1973-1978. From 1983 to 2004, he was the faculty of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Dr. Devanathan is currently the Dean of the School of Electrical Sciences.

An agreement for Academic Cooperation between the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Sweden and Hindustan University was signed on 29th January 2013. (L-R) Prof. Rajeev Ahuja, Department of Physics, Uppasala University, Sweden, Dr. Borje Johnsson, Prof at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Hindustan University, Dr. N. Ganapathi Subramaniam, Prof Dongguk University, South Korea.


Dr. Aby Sam, Director Hindustan University signed an MoU with University of Technology on 21st October 2012, Berlin, Germany for joint research, workshops, staff & students exchange in the field of Architecture and related subjects.

University of Applied Science, Detmold, Germany

Dr. L.N. Ramamurthy He graduated in Civil Engineering from Annamalai University in 1951. He received his MS from Cornell University USA. He received his Ph.D in 1966 from IIT Kharagpur. He served as a Professor and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras till 1990. After his retirement he joined as the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at Hindustan University. He headed the Department till 2001. He was the member of the committee involved in the revision of the Indian standard Code of Practice for general Construction in Steel IS: 800-1984 by the Bureau of Indian Standards. He received “Sir Arthur Cotton” gold medal in 1981 for a paper published in a renowned journal. Now he is a visiting faculty in the University. He established the Structural Engineering lab through the MODROBS scheme. Currently he is involved in the ongoing BRNS project which is being funded by the “Department of Atomic Energy”, Mumbai.

Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Hindustan University visited Cranfield University, UK along with University officials and guests.

Adobe ASIA PACIFIC LEADERSHIP Forum ‘13, Thailand Shrishti 12



Cynosure 2k12

Chiaroscuro 2012

An agreement for Academic Cooperation between University of Applied Sciences and Hindustan University was signed on 15th April 2013 by Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, Hindustan University and Dr. Oliver Herrmann, President, University of Applied Sciences, Detmold, Germany.


A National Level Technical Symposium SHRISHTI’ 12 was organized by the School of Building Sciences on 18th August 2012. Dr. R. Radhakrishnan, Secretary General, ICI, Chennai was the Chief Guest.


CYNOSURE 2K12, a Technical Symposium was conducted by the School of Electrical Sciences on 25th August 2012. Mr. N. Murali, Associate Director, Control and Instrumentation, IGCAR Kalpakkam, the Chief Guest delivered a technical presentation.

Chiaroscuro 2012 symposium, with the theme “Vibrancy in Indian Architecture” was conducted by the School of Architecture, on 14th & 15th September 2012. Mr. Sriram Ganapathi, Managing Director, KSM Consultants, Chennai was the Chief Guest.

Harmony 2013

Charge 2013

Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director Hindustan University, participated in the Adobe Asia Pacific Leadership Forum on 21st and 22nd March 2013 in Thailand.

Ensta Paris Tech, France

Commodore Shekhar, Joint Director, CDTS, Mr. Salim, Deputy Director (Admission) visited the Airbus Manufacturing Facility in Toulouse, France

A National Level Technical Symposium “e-Luminate ver 12” was organised by the School of Computing Sciences on 29th September 2012 and was inaugurated by Mr. Raj Bala, Chief Technology Officer, Cognizant Technical Solutions.

On 21 February 2013, the School of Applied Sciences hosted Harmony 2013. It is a Students’ Technical Meet, organised by the four departments English, Maths, Physics and Chemistry. The Chief Guest was Dr. R. Jayavel, Director, Centre for Nanoscience and Technology, Anna University.

The School of Electrical Sciences in association with ACES and IETE hosted a National Level Technical Symposium CHARGE’13 on 9th March 2013. Ms. D. Subbulakshmi, Divisional Engineer, RGM-TTC was the Chief Guest.

Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Hindustan University visited Ensta Paris Tech, France along with University officials and guests.



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DELEGATES FROM BMW Ms. Sylvane M. Chongwony, Deputy Head of Mission of the Kenya High Commission (Third from left), visited the University. She toured the facility and explored opportunities in education between both the Countries on 27th March 2013.

Mr. T.R. Dushyanth Kumar, General Manager, BMW, Chennai visited the labs in the School of Mechanical Sciences and held discussions for inplant training, research and consultancy projects.



Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering conducted a National Workshop on “Recent Advances in Microwave Devices & Antennas Technology” on 31st January and 1 February 2013. The Chief Guest Dr. P. Hanumantha Rao, Scientist-F, SAMEER (Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research), Taramani delivered a lecture on antenna technology.

School of Computing Sciences organised an International workshop on Machine Intelligence on 20th and 21st May 2013. The Chief Guest was Dr. Ajith Abraham, Director, Machine Intelligence Research Labs, USA.


A workshop on “Construction of Industrial Structures” was conducted on 17th September 2012. Mr. K. Saravanan, Manager, Eversendai Construction, Chennai was the Chief Guest.

Emerging Trends and Challenges in Retail Marketing

A seminar on practical applications of data mining was organized by the School of Computing Science on 11th October 2012. The Chief Guest for the seminar was Prof. Dr. Kuriakose Athappilly, Professor in Business Information Systems Western Michigan University, USA.

The School of Management organized a seminar on the theme “Emerging Trends and Challenges in Retail Marketing” on 31st January 2013. The Chief Guest was Mr. Chackochen Mathai, GM-Business Development, Trends In Vogue.

Climate Change, Atmospheric Science & Free Space Optical Communication The center of excellence

in Photonics and Reseach conducted a seminar on “LIDAR and its Applications in Climate Change, Atmospheric Science and Free Space Optical Communication” on 18th march 2013. Dr. S. K. Satheesh, Professor, Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore was the Chief Guest.


The Oman Chapter of the Alumni Association of Hindustan Group of Institutions organized its first alumni meet on January 12, 2013, at Hotel City Seasons, Muscat. The Chief Guest was Dr. Abdul Razak, CEO,Bank Muscat. Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese CEO, HGI inaugurated the Chapter.


The Bhutan Chapter of the Alumni Association of the Hindustan Group organized its first alumni congregation on 11th May, 2013 at the Bhutan Botanical Garden, Thimphu. Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, Hindustan University inaugurated the Chapter.



Campus Talk June 2013

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Celebration Talk

conference Energy system and control


Testing and Evaluation of Language Skills

Sports Fest

Cultural Fest

A Two-day National Conference on Energy, Systems and Control NCESC’13 was organized by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering on March 14th & 15th, 2013 in association with Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) and IEEE Madras Section. Dr. R. S. Shivakumara Aradhya, Additional Director, PSD, CPRI, Bangalore was the Chief Guest of the programme.

St. Joseph College of Engineering, Chennai winners of 2nd Chancellor’s Trophy State Level Intercollegiate Volleyball Women Tournament. The Department of Languages, Hindustan University, conducted a Two-day National Conference-cum-Workshop on “Testing and Evaluation of Language Skills” on 22nd and 23rd January 2013 in collaboration with National Testing Service - India. Mrs.Jancy James, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Kerala was the Chief Guest.

ALLIANCES SecNet Technologies, Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu

HTC GLOBAL SERVICES, TAMIL NADU Indian Lions team, winners of 5th Dr. K.C.G. Verghese Memorial International Football Tournament.

An MoU was entered with HTC Global services on 9 April 2013 for the establishment of collaborative academic interaction. (L-R) Dr. Muthukumaran, Deputy General Manager, HTC Global Services, Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, Dr. K . Sarukesi, Vice-Chancellor and Dr. S. Ramachandran, Advisor, Hindustan University. th

An MoU with CADD Centre was signed on 22nd April 2013, to provide customized and value-added CADD training programs. (L-R) Mr S Karaiadiselvan, Managing Director, CADD Centre, Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor and other officials.

An MoU was executed with SecNet Technologies on 1st October 2012 for value added training programs in Networking.

Research Seminar Topics

Students and staff celebrated the Chancellor’s 70th Birthday in the University campus from 21st to 27th September 2012. Various Inter-collegiate events like Rock concerts, Jive ‘N’ Twist, Dhwani - A Light music competiton, a Christian music concert competition and a International Sports Fest with football, volleyball, basketball were held at the campus.

66th Independence Day

Africa XI, runners of 5th Dr. K.C.G. Verghese Memorial International Football Tournament.

Teachers Day


Difference in Research Culture in India and U.K on 20th July, 2012 by Dr. P. Shanmugam, Principal Scientist, Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI). Occupational Safety and Health in Research Labs and Shop Floors on 3rd August, 2012 by Dr. M. Surianarayanan, Cell for Industrial Safety and Risk Analysis, CLRI. How to be an effective researcher on 10th August, 2012 by Dr. R.R. Krishnamurthy, Professor, Department of Applied Geology, University of Madras. Research Preparation and Planning on 7th September, 2012 by Dr. N. Sundararajan, (Former ISRO Scientist) Project Engineer SLV3 and Professor NTU, Singapore. Planning and Preparing an International Quality Doctoral Thesis from the 16th to 18th August 2012 by Dr. P. Shanmugam, Principal Scientist, Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI). The Department of Research organized a Seminar on “Relevance of Research for the Development of the Nation” on 31st August 2012. The Chief Guest was Shri. M. Natarajan, Former Scientific Adviser, DRDO.

Dr. Indhu Sivaranjani, Professor, School of Building Sciences, was appointed as a member of Editorial Board in the International Journal of Forensic Engineering and Management in August 2012.

Independence Day celebration was held on 14th August 2012. The Chief Guest Lt. Col. S. K. Obheroi, Commanding Officer, 1 (TN) BATTALION NCC hoisted the National Flag.

Aerospace Day

Teacher’s Day was celebrated on 5th September 2012. The celebration was marked by the presence of Dr. T.T. Narendran, Professor, Dept. of Management, IIT Madras.

64th Republic Day

The School of Management, as part of Aviation Day Celebration, organized a Seminar on the topic - Recent trends in Aviation Industry – with specific reference to “Legacy carrier vs. Low cost carrier” on 14th December 2012. Mr. Harish Moidheen Kutty, Chief Commercial Officer, Spicejet delivered the key note address.

International women’s day

Placement Day CelebrationS

Hindustan Campus Recruitment Drive (HCRD) - Placement Day 2013 was celebrated on 11th April 2013, Hindustan University. The selected students from various departments were presented the appointment orders.

In view of Aerospace Day a seminar on “Recent Trends in Aircraft Structures” was conducted on 10th January 2013 by the School of Aeronautical Sciences. Dr. M. Sathyamoorthy, Associate Dean of Engineering and Computer Sciences, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas, USA delivered a lecture.

Republic Day celebration was held on 25th January 2013. The Chief Guest Major D. Chinnappan, Training Officer, NCC Group HQ Madras hoisted the National Flag.

TALK YOUR WAY TO SINGAPORE COMPETITION Hindustan University celebrated the International Women’s Day on 8th March 2013. The function was graced with the presence of Chancellor Dr. (Mrs.) Elizabeth Verghese and the Chief Guest Ms. Lata Krishnaswamy, Director, Krishnaswamy Associates. Ms. Harini Thyagarajan [2nd Year M.Tech. (PCI)] won a trip to Singapore in the debate competition “Talk Your Way To Singapore” as part of the Women’s Day Celebration.


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Christmas Celebration


The Christmas celebrations commenced on 14 December 2012. Participants from the Hindustan Group of Institutions gathered to adore the Divine Father. Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor, welcomed the gathering with a poignant message. The Chief Guest Dr. V.M. Spurgeon, Associate Professor in Philosophy and Chaplain, Madras Christian College delivered the message. There was a special rendering by the children sponsored by World Vision. They presented a folk dance and a drama. Prizes were given to the winners, both staff & students of BIBLIA 2012 (Bible quiz).

28th Annual Day Celebration

Pononam 2012 Onam was celebrated on 25th August 2012. The function was inaugurated by famous Music Director and Playback Singer, Mr. Sarath. The special guests of the function were the children of the New Life Vision Orphanage, Chennai.

Hindustan University celebrated the 28th Annual Day on 12th April 2013. The Chief Guest (2nd from left) Mr. S. Venkataraman, Executive Vice-President, Delphi-TVS Diesel System released the University Research Brochure. Commodore Amar Kumar Mahadevan Naval Officerin-charge, Tamil Nadu & Puducherry received a Award for his valour and meritorious service to the society from the Chief Guest.

Dr. V. Ramanujachari, Director, Research & Innovation Centre (Govt. of India), IIT Madras received a Award for his dedicated and meritorious service for innovative research in Mechanical Engineering from the Chief Guest.

Founder’s Memorial Day

The Centre for Defence Technology Studies (CDTS) was inaugurated on July 2012 on the campus by the French Ambassador His Excellency Francois Richier in the presence of the Chancellor Dr. (Mrs) Elizabeth Verghese, Commodore (Retd) S. Shekhar (Joint Director, CDTS).


The Second International Conference on Defence Education in India DEFED 2012, was organized by CDTS in association with Cranfield University, UK on 23rd and 24th November 2012. (L-R) Dr. Venkat Sastry, Head of Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing, Cranfield University, UK; Major General P. K. Ramachandran, Chief of Staff, ATNK&K Area; Dr. Chandan Chowdhury, Dassault Systems India; Dr. K. Sarukesi Vice-Chancellor,Hindustan University; Shri. Shekhar Dutt, SM, IAS (Retd.) Governor of Chattisgarh; Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor, Hindustan University; Dr. A. Sivathanu Pillai CEO and MD BrahMos Aerospace, Ms. Ann Marie Frank, Programme Manager (CDS & International Projects), Cranfield University; Dr. Ramarao Prahlada, Vice Chancellor, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune.



Founder’s Day Founder’s Day was celebrated on the 72nd birth Anniversary (June 20, 2012) of Dr. K. C. G. Verghese, Founder Chairman of our Group. Air Vice Marshall H. M. Shahul, AVSM, VSM, Former Chairman Airports Authority of India was the Chief Guest.

(L-R) Cmde (Retd.) S Shekhar, Joint Director, CDTS (Moderator), Dr. K. Sarukesi, Vice-Chancellor, Hindustan University, Mike Nithiavranakis, British Deputy High Commissioner for Southern India. M. Bertrand Dumouilon, Deputy Country Head for MBDA in India.

A Tripartite Cooperation Agreement was signed by (L-R) Dr Ian Wallace, Head, School of Defence & Security, Cranfield University, Dr Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Hindustan University and Mr Laurent Camus of MBDA Missile Systems. The Agreement promotes a working relationship with similar goals between the parties, specifically; the design, development and delivery of Missile Systems Design & Capability (MSDC) courses. The agreement was executed on 2nd May 2013.

Anti-Ragging Day Anti Ragging Program was organized on 26th July 2012 to create awareness among the students. Dr. C. Sylendra Babu IPS, ADGP, Coastal Security, Tamilnadu was the Chief Guest. He also flagged off the Anti-ragging rally to create awareness outside the campus.

CDTS is also: - A member of the Sovereign Knowledge Alliances of the UK. - Identified as a Knowledge Partner by the World Missile Systems Manufacturer, MBDA (UK).


A Ceremony was held to commemorate the life and achievements of our Founder Chairman Late Dr. K.C.G. Verghese, on 14th February, 2013 The Chief Guest for the occasion was Rev. Dr. Xavier Alphonse, Director ICRDCE, Chennai. The event was conducted in the Andromeda Lecture Theatre. The Theatre was inaugurated before the event. Andromeda is an architectural marvel and can seat more than 500 people. It is one of a kind in Asia.

A batch of eight students from Dongguk University, South Korea attended the 4 months E.I.B.I.S. (English, Indian History and Business for International Students) Course in the campus.

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Cultural Talk


Sports Talk


Olympic Run 2012

The Inter-Departmental Cultural Festival “YARONA 2013” was held on 15th & 16th of March 2013. The festival was inaugurated by Film Maker Mr. R. S. Prasanna, an Alumnus of the Institution. The two day cultural festival hosted about 25 events which saw great enthusiasm amongst the staff & students. The Chief Guest for the Mr.V.Keshav valedictory function was Mr.V.Keshav, Deputy Editor and Chief Cartoonist of “The Hindu” and the Guest of Honour was Mrs. Mili M. G. Chandy. The overall championship trophy was won by the Science & Humanities Department.

Mr. Karthigeyan, BCA Dept. represented Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the recent Indian Premier League 2013.

The School of Sports and Games and Y’s Men International jointly organised the Olympic Run 2012 on 22nd July from Madhya Kailash to Tidel Park, Taramani. This event was to encourage the participants in Olympics and honour the Olympians. Mr. Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner of South India presided over the event. Dr.Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor flagged off the run.

Ms. Sindhu Nila 2nd year Architecture and Mr. Sharath.K.Mukundan 3rd year Mechanical, won Gold at the Indian Youth Games 2012 held in Malaysia and Singapore.

Mr. R. S. Prasanna

Mrs. Mili M. G. Chandy Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chairperson, Hindustan Group with the Winners of Dr. K. C.G. Verghese Memorial - Gandhi Nagar Club ITF Futures Tennis Tournament. The event was sponsored by Hindustan University under the Aegis of Tamil Nadu Tennis Association. The event was conducted from 27th July to 4th August, 2012.


Hindustan University Basketball team won the Dr. K. C. G. Verghese Memorial 22nd Intercollegiate Basketball Tournament. The Chief Guest was Shri. J. K. Mahendra, Former International Cricketer.

Hindustan EAGLES Football Club of Hindustan University won the M.K. Stalin Birthday Football Tournament at Chennai.

Service Talk

Blood Donation Camp

NSS Special camp Adopted village

Gandhi JAyanthi Celebration

Cross roads, Hostel Day celebrations was conducted at the Open Air Theatre on 16th February, 2013. Ms. Vishaka Singh, Cine Actor was the Chief Guest.



IOB premises opening ceremony

Our NSS Cell and Madras Voluntary Blood Bank jointly organized the blood donation camp at MGR Hall on 31-01-2012. The Kilpak Medical College Chennai brought the mobile blood donor unit. The youth red cross and Voluntary health Service brought their team for our camp. Totally 356 units of blood were collected from our staff and students.

Marina republic day celebration parade

The formal ice-breaking ceremony FIESTA 12 jingled through the University on 12th October 2012. The Chief Guest for the event, Mr. Thomas Verghese, Vice-President and Global Head - Talent Engagement, Tata Consultancy Services, was impressed by the talents of the students.

The Indian Overseas Bank, Hindustan University Branch was inaugurated on 28th December 2012 in the new premises inside the University by Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Hindustan University in the presence of Mr. A.D.M. Chavali, Executive Director, Indian Overseas Bank and Mr. K. Parthasarathy,Chief Regional Manager, Indian Overseas Bank. ‘The Gap Theory’, the Global Music Ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ International band from USA performed a concert at the Open Air Theatre on 7th September 2012.

Our NCC Cadets participated in the Marina Republic Day Celebration parade (MRDC) on 26th January 2013.

Our NSS Cell celebrated the Gandhi Jayanthi at Government Middle School, Padur and Thantai Periyar Hr. Sec. School Puzhuthivakkam on 4th October 2012 at the school campus. We conducted some programme and distributed the Sweets to all the students.

Cancer Institute visit

The Youth Red Cross members visited the Cancer Institute as a part of the campus social service extension programme on 22nd December 2012. The Youth Red Cross members collected old clothes, dates, biscuits, toiletries, tooth-paste, powder, and new sarees for the cancer patients in the hospital and distributed them.

Our NSS cell and Hindustan Y’s Youth club (Y’s Men Club) jointly organized the Special camp at Siruthavur village (near Thiruporur) from 27th March to 2nd April 2012. The programmes like Computer Awareness programme, Medical camp, Science Exhibition, White washing of school building, Sports Day were organized during the camp

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Green Initiative Award

Mahindra Auto Quotient 2012

Media Talk

Campus Talk June 2013

RANKINGs and awards Ranked 20 in India along with IIT’s and Engineering Institutions in terms of Placements / Industry Interface/USP. Ranked 13 in Top Engg colleges of Excellence. Ranked 13 in Top private Engg Colleges. Ranked 3 in Tamil Nadu.

Ranked 2 among the top private Engineering Institutions in Chennai. AAA rating for Hindustan University, Chennai. Hindustan University received the MMA Award for Managerial Excellence in Education. Mahindra’s Auto Quotient for the year 2012 Chennai’s round was conducted in the University on 8th October 2012. Mr. Siddarath Patankar, the popular Broadcast Business Journalist and News Anchor, NDTV’s Car & Bike Show was the Quiz Master.


A function was conducted at the US Consulate General on 5th June 2013 on the eve of “World Environment Day”. The function was organized by the Youth Wing of ExNoRa International, Chennai. U.S. Consulate General, Chennai Acting Consul General Nick Manring presided over the function and Actor Dr. Vijay was the Chief Guest. Dr. K. Sarukesi, Vice-Chancellor, Hindustan University received the Green Initiative Award from the Chief Guest.


Ranked 32 in All India Level. Ranked 22 in South India. Ranked 10 in Tamil Nadu. Ranked 4 in Chennai.

School of Management-MBA (General Management) Graded B*** at the National Level. Graded TNA in the state of Tamil Nadu. (Aviation Management) Graded B* at the National level. Graded TNB** in Tamil Nadu.

Graded A at the National level. Graded AA+ in Tamil Nadu. Ranked 11 in Tamil Nadu. Ranked 3 Chennai along with IIT, NIT and deemed universities and others. Hindustan University was awarded with Innovation Leadership Award in 2012.

Hindustan University School of Management Ranked 30 in South India. Ranked 12 in Tamil Nadu. Ranked 6 in Chennai.

Mr. P. Baskar and Mr. E. Sangeeth Kumar, faculty along with two students of Automobile Department represented the University in the Mumbai International Motor Show held on 24th to 27th January 2013 at Mumbai. They delivered a presentation on “Contribution of Private Institutions in the Man Power building of the Auto sector in India’’. More than 1 lakh people visited the show and Our University was the only institution to participate in this Auto show.

This ship is an aircraft carrier which was purchased by India from the Soviet Union at a cost of $2.35 Billion. Admiral Gorshkov was renamed as INS Vikramaditya. In honour of the Legendary 1st Century B.C. emperor of Ujjain, India, famed for his wisdom, valour and magnanimity. (L-R) Commodore Shekhar (CDTS), Dr. Kogila Balakrishnan (Principal Fellow, Warwick University, UK), Mrs. Annie Jacob, Director of KCG College of Technology.

School of Management Ranked 28 in South India. Ranked 8 in Tamil Nadu. Ranked 3 in Chennai.

Ranked 3 in Chennai. Ranked 11 in Tamil Nadu.

Hindustan University has received the Great Patron of Sports and Games award for the vision, infrastructure, appropriate process and personal to promote Sports and Games among the youth in India

Hindustan University - School of Management was awarded with B-Schoool Leadership Award in 2012.

International paper presentation Soft Computing & Software Engineering, USA

ISMS - Intelligent Systems, Modelling & Simulation, Bangkok

3rd IEEE Control and System Graduate Research Colloquium, Malaysia

Mr.J.Thangakumar, Assistant Professor, School of Computing Sciences and Engineering, presented a paper on “ A Tactical information Management System for Unmanned Vehicles using Vehicular Adhoc Networks”, conducted by IEEE - 4th International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Modelling and Simulation (ISMS 2013), Bangkok, Thailand on 29 - 31 January 2013.

Mrs. Aruna Rajan, Associate Professor, School of Electrical Sciences presented a research paper titled “Modified Nevanlinna – Pick Interpolation Theory for Control System Design” in the 3rd IEEE Control and System Graduate Research Colloquium (ICSGRC 2012) held at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia on 16-17 July 2012.

IC 2014, CHENNAI INDIA 71st Y’s Men international convention The prestigious Y’s Men International Convention will be conducted from 7th -10th August 2014 at the Chennai Trade Centre. The International Youth Convocation is to be conducted at the Hindustan University from 4th - 10th August 2014. The Y’s Men’s International is a world fellowship of persons of all faiths working together in mutual respect and affection, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, and with a common loyalty to the YMCA. Striving through active service to develop, encourage and provide leadership to build a better world for all mankind. This association is spread globally in 70 countries with around 1700 clubs and 30,000 members.

Our Pro Chancellor HRM. Y’sm. Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese is the Host Committee Chairman for the Convention.

The Convention will be attended by more than 1000 delegates from across nations. For more information please visit:


Dr. Hyacinth J.Kennady, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, presented the paper titled “Simulation of a Building Integrated Solar PVT- Roof System”. in the International Conference on Soft Computing & Software Engineering (SCSE 2013) held on 1-2 March 2013, at San Francisco State University, California, USA.

World conference on Earth Quake Engineering, Portugal. Dr. Jessy Rooby, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, presented a paper titled “Strengthening of RC columns using Fibre Reinforced Polymers” at the 15th World Conference on Earth Quake Engineering (15WCEE) on 26th September 2012 at Portugal, Europe.

3rd QS MAPLE Conference - Global Challenges in Higher Education, South Africa Dr. Aby Sam, Director, Hindustan University presented a paper titled, “Community Colleges to Empower the Youth to Transcend Social Barriers”. Ms. Akkara Sherine, Assistant professor, School of Applied Sciences presented the paper titled, “Student Exchange Programmes a Global Strategy - Unique Initiative by Hindustan University” at the 3rd QS MAPLE (Middle Eastern an d African Professional Leaders and Educators) conference held at Johannesburg, South Africa on 7­th and 8th May 2013.

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