A workshop was conducted under the Google Explore ML program in association with TBI, IIC and IEDC on 3rd November 2019. This was an initiative to facilitate student awareness of computer science-related fields through demos and practical implementations.

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Leadership Training Workshop

A Leadership Workshop was organized on 29th October from 2-5pm presided by Mr.Shankar Krishnan. There was a Total Participation of 40 students from various streams MTECH,MCA,MBA & BTech divided into few groups. The Entire Session was very Interactive and interesting. The participants got a small glimpse of corporate leadership and later there was a small session on Consultancy as a career option for a selected few interested participants.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

"Cloud and Linux" Workshop by IBM

IBM, in association with NITC ACM Students Chapter and Computer Science and Engineering Department conducted a two day workshop on "Cloud and Linux". The key resource people were Ms. Supriya Kanneri, Advisory Software Engineer, IBM and an NITC alumnus and Mr. Yogananth Subramanian from IBM. The hands-on workshop which covered all aspects of managing a private cloud using Openstack, was attended by faculties and students of NITC as well as from various other colleges across Kerala.


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Friday, March 22, 2013 to Saturday, March 23, 2013

Workshop on “Software Product Engineering” by TCS

A five member team from Tata Consultancy Services visited the Computer Science and Engineering Department on 11th January, 2013. The team consisted of Dr Suman Bhattacharya, Component Engineering Group, Debiprasad Swain, Head, Engineering Services Group, Ms. Reeja Goerge, Academic Relationship Manager – Kerala, TCS and two other employees of TCS. The talk began at 10:00 AM at CSED Seminar Hall after a formal welcome by Dr. S D Madhukumar, HOD of CSED.

Dr. Suman took the lead of the workshop. He worked on latest trends in Software Product Engineering, with special reference to those used by TCS. He added that TCS is now into Product Engineering, specifying the challenges and needs of today. He motivated the students to pursue Internships at TCS and offered the best experience. The talk ended with an FAQ session where students raised some technical as well as non-technical doubts to which Dr. Suman replied appropriately. There were a total of 60 attendees.

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Friday, January 11, 2013

Sessions on “Fundamentals of C” for BTech First Year Students

NIT Calicut ACM Students chapter, in association with Computer Science and Engineering Association and Computer Society of India Chapter of NITC jointly conducted an  8-day long hands-on series on “Fundamentals of C”. Although the sessions were intended for those students who are weak in computer programming, the response was overwhelming with the students being positive about the impact of the session in their programming skills.

Sessions were conducted on Mondays to Thursdays, after class hours in the Software Systems Laboratory.  All the sessions were hands-on, and the students were taught enough theory before the real programming session. Each day was handled by different resource persons from BTech CSE, MTech CSE and MCA students. There were 3-4 students to assist the resource persons on each day. Rs. 100/- each was collected from the attendees, which was refunded at the successful completion of the course.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2013 to Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Indo US Workshop on Biocomputing ( ISB 2011)

The primary objective of the Indo-US   workshop   on   Biocomputing (ISB-2011) was to bring together domain experts from India and the US to create a bilateral forum, which would provide a platform for engineers, scientists and academicians to exchange views, develop curricula and improve the quality of research in the area of bioinformatics, for the benefit of both countries. The workshop was organized from 12-13 September 2011 at Taj Gateway Hotel at Calicut. This workshop was organized as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of NIT Calicut.

Sr. E.Ahamed, Honourable Minister of state for Human Resources and External Affairs inaugurated the Workshop. Mr.M.K Raghavan, Honourable member of Parliament Calicut and Prof. Sandeep Sanchethi were present during the inauguration.

The Organizing Chairs were Dr. S. D. Madhu Kumar, CSED, NITC, Dr. G. K. Rajanikant (NITC) and Dr. Mathew J. Palakal (Indiana University Perdue University Indianapolis [IUPUI], USA). The workshop was funded by the Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF), New Delhi, India and  Department of BioTechnology, Govt. of India and National Science Foundation ((NSF) USA.

Following is the list of speakers of the event.






Dr. Thomas E Ferrin

University of California, San Francisco, USA


Dr. Mona Sing

Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, USA


Dr. Mathew J Palakal

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), USA


Dr. Keith Dunker

Indiana University, USA


Dr. Tarynn M Witten

Virginia Commonwealth University, USA


Dr. Lang Li

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI),USA


Dr. Teresa M Przytycka

National Center for Biotechnology Information,  National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, USA


Dr. G P S Raghava

Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh


Dr. Rajanikant G K

National Institute of Technology, Calicut


Dr. Ashish V Tendulkar

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras


Dr. Pawan K Dhar

Symbiosis International University, Pune


Dr. Ramesh Hariharan

Strand life Sciences, Bangalore



The participants for the workshop were based on  invitation only  and about eighty delegates from India and USA participated. Delegates from different backgrounds and expertise sat together and discussed about the latest trends and future developments in the area of Biocomputing. The workshop consisted of thirteen expert lectures by eminent researchers both from India and USA on various aspects of Biocomputing.

The workshop also consisted of dedicated breakout sessions, where the participants were broken up into smaller groups, each one consisting of US and Indian experts for the purpose of discussing possible future research collaborations. During this session, the dynamic exchange of information resulted in a fruitful brainstorming activity.

Further, more than fifty scientific posters covering all the major areas of bioinformatics were displayed in the workshop. It was a golden opportunity for young participants (research scholars, post-graduates and undergraduates) from reputed research institutes (Rajiv Gandhi Center For Biotechnology, Central Food Technological Research Institute, National Chemical Laboratory, Indian Institute Of Technology Madras, Bose Institute, Indian Statistical Institute, Institute Of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, NIT Calicut etc to present their work.

Outcome of the Workshop: A centre of excellence for Biocomputing is being   setup at the Dept. of Computer science & Engineering at NIT Calicut, In collaboration with IUPUI USA. The director board of the centre has been formed. A panel of researchers from USA and India have signed up for doing result oriented research in the area of Biocomputing. 

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Monday, September 12, 2011 to Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Report on Aakash for Education Workshop at Department of CSE, NIT Calicut


Venue: CSED Seminar Hall, 10-11 November 2012


Along with 250 technical institutions all over India, Department of Computer Science and Engineering at NIT Calicut also joined in the novel and unique initiative of Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India by hosting the first workshop on the world renowned low-cost tablet computers AakashThe workshop was conducted by IIT Bombay through distance mode, using the A-VIEW system. Main aim of the workshop was to introduce Aakash and its use to faculty members from various technical institutes in classroom teaching and learning.

The workshop started at 8AM of 10th Nov 2012 with the registration of 24 enthusiastic faculty members from various departments of NIT Calicut. The inauguration of the workshop by Prof. Devang Khakhar, Director IIT Bombay started at 9:05AM, followed by talk on Introduction to Aakash project by Prof. Deepak B Phatak. Later technical team from IIT Bombay demonstrated Aakash education applications.

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012

IGNITE 2011 - A Community Learning Initiative

Workshop on the Essence of Computing

In conjunction with the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the National Institute of Technology Calicut, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in association with IEEE Students Branch and CSI Calicut Chapter conducted IGNITE 2011, a two day workshop on the Essence of Computing for High School Students on April 8 and 9.The program was targeted for high school students from Government schools in  Calicut district. The program witnessed participation from 40 brilliant students from 40 different Govt/Govt aided Schools in and around Calicut. The students were introduced to the science of computing in its true spirits through active learning  sessions. The major topics of the workshop included Problem Solving Methodology, Algorithms, Mathematics and Computer Science, Distributed Algorithms, Computational Origami and Cryptography. IGNITE 2011 is a potential  beginning for a host of community learning programs over the coming years. The department hopes to conduct IGNITE as an annual event, extending its reach and scope.


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Friday, April 8, 2011 to Saturday, April 9, 2011

One day workshop on Bioinformatics

One day workshop on Bioinformatics was conducted on April 1, 2009.

K A Abdul Nazeer, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, NIT Calicut, Dr. Santhosh J Eapen, Senior Scientist, Indian Institute of Spices Research (IISR), Kozhikode and Prof. Mathew Palakal, School of Informatics, IUPUI, USA gave lectures for the workshop.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

ISTE Workshop for DataBase Management Systems

ISTE Workshop for DataBase Management Systems under the National Mission on Education through ICT, MHRD, Govt. of India was conducted at our NIT Calicut (remote center) in association with the IIT Bombay. The faculty for the course was Prof. S. Sudarshan from IIT Bombay.

More details about the program at:

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Monday, December 13, 2010 to Thursday, December 23, 2010
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