The fourth edition of a two-day Workshop on Arduino and Raspberry-Pi (WAR-2019) was organized by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), School of Technology on 16-17 February 2019 at the Azara campus of the University.
The workshop kicked off with a formal inaugural session, lighting the ceremonial lamp by the dignitaries and a prayer by Pro Vice-Chancellor of ADBU – Fr. Joseph Nellanat. Prof. P. K. Brahma- Director of Girijananda Institute of Management and Technology (GIMT), Guwahati and Ex-Principal of Assam Engineering College, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest; along with the other dignitaries from ADBU- Mr. P. Joseph (HoD, Dept. of HSS), Prof. Shakuntala Laskar (HoD, Dept. of EEE), and Faculty and Staff Members of EEE.
The main objective of the workshop was to give the participants an insight of various applications of Arduino and Raspberry-Pi, the former being an open-source platform to develop engineering projects whereas the latter is a handy small single-board computer. Covering from the basics, this workshop included Hands-on projects using Arduino and Raspberry-Pi, which are the latest trends in many electrical and electronics applications.
The resource persons of the workshop were Assistant Professors of the Department – Mr. Gitu Das and Mr. Jyoti Kumar Barman; assisted by other faculty members – Mr. Papul Changmai, Mr. Sunil Deka and Mr. Hironmay Deb. A total of 18 students from various colleges in the State participated in the Workshop.