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AWARDS GALLERY
ABOUT TED
TED is a nonproft 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 worlds leading thinkers and
doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. 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 PalmSprings; the annual TED Global conference is held
each summer in Edinburgh, Scotland.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Yuri O. Gawdiak
Nanager of Strategic Analysis
Aeronautics Research Nission Directorate,
NASA Headquarters, Washington DC, 205+6 April 19, 2013
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AERO DESIGN COMPETITION 2013 - USA NASA GREEN AVIATION
AURO MITHRA
K.C.G RESOURCE AND RESEARCH CENTRE
TEDX (Technology, Entertainment, Design)
HINDUSTAN UNIVERSITY
Nikhil John, Aravind Sasikumar and Manish Kumar, (4th year) students from the School
of Aeronautical Sciences Hindustan University won the frst 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 effciency, less noise and emissions.
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.
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.
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.
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 certifcate
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.
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 felds
at the event. In short, it was
a bench marking event with
perfect blend of ideas and
innovation fromthe experts.
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Mr. Ajith Kumar and Mr. Sundeep Chowdary (3
rd
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.
Dr. Badri Narayanan, Associate Professor, Mr. Harihara Sudan,
Assistant Professor and Mr. Saravanan, Assistant Professor from the
School of Management emerged as the RunnersUp in the 16th MMA
competition for Tomorrows Managers on the theme Future Tense or
Future Perfect held on 13th January 2013.
Ms. Anupama Nair and Ms. Shaleena Elza (1st year) from the School of Computing Sciences
secured the frst place in the Elihu Yale inter-collegiate Debates 2012 organised by the
Indo-American Association at Womens Christian College on 29th November 2012. US
Consul General Jennifer McIntyre, presented the trophy.
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.
23 passionate engineering graduates from the University formed a team which qualifed 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.
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.
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.
Students visited leading automobile industries in Germany.
Prof. S. Murugesan fromthe 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.
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.
BEST PAPER AWARD
BAJA - USA
FORMULA SAE, ITALY
ELIHU YALE INTER-COLLEGIATE DEBATES 2012
PAPER SELECTION
TOMORROWS MANAGERS ON THE THEME
FUTURE TENSE (OR) FUTURE PERFECT?
EDI-NEN INNOVATIVE IDEA CONTEST
TRAINING PROGRAM AT ESSLINGEN UNIVERSITY, GERMANY.
SPIRIT GLOBAL DESIGN
CHALLENGE (SGDC) 2012
Mr. Aswin Krishnan, Mr. Gulakala Rutwik and Mr. Hari Vishaal (3rd year)
fromthe School of Mechanical Sciences received the frst 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.
QUIZ ON SCIENCE OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS
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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.
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Dr. S.Ramachandran has more than
30 years of experience in research and
administration of higher education. He
received doctorates fromAnnamalai
University in Marine Sciences and
University of Miami in Oceanography.
He earned his D.Sc., fromUniversity 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.
Dr. R Devanathan received his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from
Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, in 1972. He obtained
his M Sc (Eng) in Electrical Engineering fromthe same university in
1969. He worked in Electronics Commission, Govt. of India in the area
of Information, Planning and Analysis during 1973-1978. From1983 to
2004, he was the faculty of Nanyang Technological University (NTU),
Singapore. Dr. Devanathan is currently the Dean of the School of
Electrical Sciences.
Dr. V. Paramasivamreceived his Ph D in Structural
Engineering fromIIT, Madras, in 1973. He
obtained his M.Tech in Structural Engineering
fromIIT 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.
CONGRATULATIONS TO EMERITUS PROFESSORS
WELCOME TO OUR UNIVERSITY
BRIG. Dr. RAVI VARMAN
Dean Administration
Mr. S. PIRAMA NAYAGAM
Senior HR Manager
DR. S. RAMACHANDRAN
Advisor
Dr. L.N. RAMAMURTHY
Dr. V. PARAMASIVAM Dr. RAJAGOPALAN DEVANATHAN
Chiaroscuro 2012 symposium, with the
theme Vibrancy in Indian Architecture was
conducted by the School of Architecture, on
14th & 15th September 2012.
Mr. SriramGanapathi, Managing Director,
KSM Consultants, Chennai was the Chief
Guest.
CHIAROSCURO 2012
The School of Electrical Sciences inassociation
with ACES and IETE hosted a National Level
Technical Symposium CHARGE13 on 9
th

March 2013. Ms. D. Subbulakshmi, Divisional
Engineer, RGM-TTC was the Chief Guest.
CHARGE 2013
CYNOSURE 2K12, a Technical Symposiumwas
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.
CYNOSURE 2K12
HARMONY 2013
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.
SHRISHTI 12
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 Offcer,
Cognizant Technical Solutions.
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He graduated in Civil Engineering fromAnnamalai University in 1951. He received his MS fromCornell University USA. He received his Ph.D in 1966
fromIIT 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.
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He has expertise in the feld 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 fromUniversity of Madras.
He completed his Post Graduate certifcate in HRM fromXLRI,
Jamshedpur, MBA fromIGNOU 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 Offcer
in Aero Engines Overhaul Depot, Kanpur. He is a visiting faculty at
various institutions and is a member of AIMA, MMA and NHRD.
Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director Hindustan University, participated in the Adobe
Asia Pacifc Leadership Forumon 21st and 22nd March 2013 in Thailand.
ADOBE ASIA PACIFIC LEADERSHIP FORUM 13,
THAILAND
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, GERMANY
UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCE,
DETMOLD, GERMANY
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 feld of Architecture and
related subjects.
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.
INTERNATIONAL VISITS AND MOUs
KTH ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,
SWEDEN (TOP UNIVERSITY OF THE WORLD)
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. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Hindustan University visited
Cranfeld University, UK along with University offcials and guests.
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, Gemof India and International Gold Star Award for
uplifting Business Management Education by researching,
developing and making operational Worlds First Post Graduate
Programin Business Analytics.
Dr. DAVID T. EASOW
Deputy Director - MBA
ENSTA PARIS TECH, FRANCE
Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Hindustan University visited Ensta Paris Tech,
France along with University offcials and guests.
AIRBUS MANUFACTURING FACILITY
UNITED KINGDOM
Commodore Shekhar, Joint Director, CDTS, Mr. Salim,
Deputy Director (Admission) visited the Airbus
Manufacturing Facility in Toulouse, France
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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.
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 frst 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 frst alumni congregation on 11th May, 2013 at the Bhutan Botanical Garden,
Thimphu. Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, Hindustan University inaugurated the
Chapter.
BHUTAN ALUMNI MEET OMAN ALUMNI MEET
A workshop on Construction of Industrial
Structures was conducted on 17th September 2012.
Mr. K. Saravanan, Manager, Eversendai Construction,
Chennai was the Chief Guest.
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.
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.
ADVANCES IN MICROWAVE DEVICES
& ANTENNAS TECHNOLOGY
CONSTRUCTION OF INDUSTRIAL
STRUCTURES
DATA MINING
MACHINE INTELLIGENCE
WORKSHOPS
SEMINARS
VISITS
ALUMNI MEET
Ms. Sylvane
M. Chongwony, Deputy
Head of Mission of the
Kenya High
Commission (Third
fromleft), 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.
DELEGATES FROM KENYA HIGH COMMISSION DELEGATES FROM BMW
EMERGING TRENDS AND CHALLENGES
IN RETAIL MARKETING
CLIMATE CHANGE, ATMOSPHERIC
SCIENCE & FREE SPACE OPTICAL
COMMUNICATION
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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.
SECNET TECHNOLOGIES,
TAMIL NADU.
HTC GLOBAL SERVICES, TAMIL NADU
An MoU with CADD Centre was signed on 22
nd
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 offcials.
An MoU was executed with SecNet Technologies on
1
st
October 2012 for value added training programs
in Networking.
An MoU was entered with HTC Global services on 9
th
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.
PLACEMENT DAY CELEBRATIONS
RESEARCH
ALLIANCES
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 Scientifc 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.
SEMINAR TOPICS
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 fromthe 16th to 18th
August 2012 by Dr. P. Shanmugam, Principal Scientist, Central Leather Research Institute
(CLRI).
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.
TAMIL NADU
A Two-day National Conference on Energy, Systems and Control NCESC13 was
organized by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering on March 14th
& 15th, 2013 in association with Defence Research and Development Organization
(DRDO), PetroleumConservation Research Association (PCRA) and IEEE Madras
Section. Dr. R. S. Shivakumara Aradhya, Additional Director, PSD, CPRI, Bangalore
was the Chief Guest of the programme.
ENERGY SYSTEM AND CONTROL TESTING AND EVALUATION OF LANGUAGE SKILLS
CONFERENCE
CelebrationTalk
Independence Day celebration was held on
14th August 2012. The Chief Guest Lt. Col. S. K.
Obheroi, Commanding Offcer, 1 (TN) BATTALION
NCC hoisted the National Flag.
Republic Day celebration was held on 25th
January 2013. The Chief Guest Major
D. Chinnappan, Training Offcer, NCC Group
HQ Madras hoisted the National Flag.
Teachers 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.
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.
The School of Management, as part of Aviation Day
Celebration, organized a Seminar on the topic - Recent
trends in Aviation Industry with specifc reference to
Legacy carrier vs. Low cost carrier on 14th December
2012. Mr. Harish Moidheen Kutty, Chief Commercial
Offcer, Spicejet delivered the key note address.
INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY 64TH REPUBLIC DAY AEROSPACE DAY
66TH INDEPENDENCE DAY
Students and staff celebrated the Chancellors 70th
Birthday in the University campus from21
st
to 27
th

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.
TEACHERS DAY AVIATION DAY
Hindustan University celebrated the
International Womens Day on 8
th
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 Womens Day Celebration.
CHANCELLORS 70TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION.
CULTURAL FEST SPORTS FEST
St. Joseph College of Engineering, Chennai
winners of 2nd Chancellors Trophy State Level
Intercollegiate Volleyball Women Tournament.
Indian Lions team, winners of 5th Dr. K.C.G. Verghese
Memorial International Football Tournament.
Africa XI, runners of 5th Dr. K.C.G. Verghese Memorial
International Football Tournament.
TALK YOUR WAY TO SINGAPORE COMPETITION
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Onamwas 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.
Founders 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.
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.
Anti Ragging Programwas
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 fagged off the
Anti-ragging rally to create
awareness outside the
campus.
Hindustan University celebrated the 28th Annual Day on 12th April
2013. The Chief Guest (2nd fromleft) Mr. S. Venkataraman, Executive
Vice-President, Delphi-TVS Diesel Systemreleased the University
Research Brochure.
The Christmas celebrations commenced on 14 December 2012. Participants fromthe 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).
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
FOUNDERS DAY
PONONAM 2012
FOUNDERS MEMORIAL DAY
28TH ANNUAL DAY CELEBRATION
ANTI-RAGGING DAY
E.I.B.I.S PROGRAMME
A batch of eight students fromDongguk University, South Korea
attended the 4 months E.I.B.I.S. (English, Indian History and Business for
International Students) Course in the campus.
Commodore Amar Kumar
Mahadevan Naval Offcer-
in-charge, Tamil Nadu &
Puducherry received a Award
for his valour and meritorious
service to the society fromthe
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
fromthe Chief Guest.
INAUGURATION OF THE CENTRE CONFERENCE ON DEFENCE EDUCATION IN INDIA - 2012
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 Cranfeld University, UK on 23rd and 24th November 2012.
(L-R) Dr. Venkat Sastry, Head of Applied Mathematics and Scientifc Computing, Cranfeld 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), Cranfeld
University; Dr. Ramarao Prahlada, Vice Chancellor, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune.
CENTRE FOR DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY STUDIES (CDTS)
(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, Cranfeld 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, specifcally; the
design, development and delivery of Missile Systems
Design & Capability (MSDC) courses. The agreement
was executed on 2nd May 2013.
UNITED KINGDOM
INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION
LAUNCHING MBA IN DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (2 YRS)
CDTS is also:
- A member of the Sovereign Knowledge
Alliances of the UK.
- Identifed as a Knowledge Partner by
the World Missile Systems Manufacturer,
MBDA (UK).
PANELISTS
FUTURE OF DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY IN INDIA
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CulturalTalk
The Inter-Departmental Cultural Festival YARONA 2013 was held on 15th &
16th of March 2013. The festival was inaugurated by FilmMaker
Mr. R. S. Prasanna, an Alumnus of the Institution. The two day cultural
festival hosted about 25 events which saw great enthusiasmamongst the
staff & students.
The Chief Guest for the
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.
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.
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.
IOB PREMISES OPENING CEREMONY GAP THEORY MUSIC CONCERT FIESTA 2012
YARONA 2013
CROSS ROADS 12
The Gap Theory, the Global Music Ministry of Campus
Crusade for Christ International band fromUSA performed
a concert at the Open Air Theatre on 7
th
September 2012.
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.
Mr.V.Keshav
Mr. R. S. Prasanna Mrs. Mili M. G. Chandy
Sports
Service
Talk
Talk
The School of Sports and Games and Ys Men International jointly organised the Olympic Run 2012 on 22nd July
fromMadhya 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 fagged off the run.
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 from27th July
to 4th August, 2012.
Hindustan University Basketball teamwon 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.
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. Karthigeyan, BCA Dept. represented Chennai
Super Kings (CSK) at the recent Indian Premier League
2013.
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 teamfor our camp. Totally 356 units of blood were
collected fromour staff and students.
Our NCC Cadets participated in the Marina Republic Day
Celebration parade (MRDC) on 26
th
January 2013.
Our NSS Cell celebrated the Gandhi Jayanthi at Government
Middle School, Padur and Thantai Periyar Hr. Sec. School
Puzhuthivakkamon 4th October 2012 at the school campus. We
conducted some programme and distributed the Sweets to all
the students.
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 Ys Youth
club (Ys Men Club) jointly organized the
Special camp at Siruthavur village (near
Thiruporur) from27th 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
BLOOD DONATION CAMP GANDHI JAYANTHI CELEBRATION
CANCER INSTITUTE VISIT
NSS SPECIAL CAMP -
ADOPTED VILLAGE
MARINA REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION
PARADE
OLYMPIC RUN 2012
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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 7
th
and 8
th
May 2013.
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.
Mr.J.Thangakumar, Assistant Professor, School of
Computing Sciences and Engineering, presented
a paper on A Tactical information Management
Systemfor 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
Modifed Nevanlinna Pick Interpolation Theory for
Control SystemDesign in the 3rd IEEE Control and
SystemGraduate Research Colloquium(ICSGRC 2012)
held at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam,
Malaysia on 16-17 July 2012.
INTERNATIONAL PAPER PRESENTATION
SOFT COMPUTING & SOFTWARE
ENGINEERING, USA
3RD QS MAPLE CONFERENCE - GLOBAL CHALLENGES
IN HIGHER EDUCATION, SOUTH AFRICA
ISMS - INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS,
MODELLING & SIMULATION, BANGKOK
3RD IEEE CONTROL AND SYSTEM
GRADUATE RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM,
MALAYSIA
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 15
th
World Conference on Earth
Quake Engineering (15WCEE) on 26th
September 2012 at Portugal, Europe.
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.
The prestigious Ys Men International Convention will be
conducted from7th -10th August 2014 at the Chennai Trade
Centre.
The International Youth Convocation is to be conducted at the
Hindustan University from4th - 10th August 2014.
The Ys Mens 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. Ysm.
Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese is the
Host Committee Chairman for the
Convention.
The Convention will be attended by more than 1000 delegates
fromacross nations.
For more information please visit: www.ic2014.org
Mahindras Auto Quotient for the year 2012 Chennais round was conducted in the
University on 8th October 2012. Mr. Siddarath Patankar, the popular Broadcast
Business Journalist and News Anchor, NDTVs 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 ExNo-
Ra 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 fromthe Chief Guest.
GENERAL
Talk
MAHINDRA AUTO QUOTIENT 2012
GREEN INITIATIVE AWARD
MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL SHOW
IC 2014, CHENNAI INDIA
71ST YS MEN INTERNATIONAL
CONVENTION
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Hindustan University - School
of Management was awarded
with B-Schoool Leadership
Award in 2012.
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 -
School of Management
Ranked 30 in South India.
Ranked 12 in Tamil Nadu.
Ranked 6 in Chennai.
Hindustan University was
awarded with Innovation
Leadership Award in 2012.
Ranked 2 among the
top private Engineering
Institutions in Chennai.
AAA rating for Hindustan
University, Chennai.
Ranked 3 in Chennai.
Ranked 11 in Tamil Nadu.

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.
Ranked 32 in All India Level.
Ranked 22 in South India.
Ranked 10 in Tamil Nadu.
Ranked 4 in Chennai.
School of Management
Ranked 28 in South India.
Ranked 8 in Tamil Nadu.
Ranked 3 in Chennai.
Ranked 20 in India along with IITs 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.
RANKINGS AND AWARDS
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 received
the MMA Award for Managerial
Excellence in Education.
This ship is an aircraft carrier which was purchased by India fromthe Soviet
Union at a cost of $2.35 Billion. Admiral Gorshkov was renamed as INS Vikrama-
ditya. 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.
have
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up exciting career prospects for their students in organisations across the globe.
The Hindustan Group of Institutions was founded in 1968 by the late Dr. K.C.G. Verghese. He realized the need for an institution that offers non-formal technical
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under Hindustan University
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medical
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