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Amrita University students win engineering design contest

Our Amrita University team, with big smiles, holding up a large cheque with officials from the competition
Our Amrita University engineering team won the Grand Title and was awarded prize money of Rs.5,00,000 (6,000 USD).

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  • Amrita University’s Coimbatore campus won the TCS ENGINX grand title with the project “Versatile Wearable for Hand Tremor Suppression.”
  • The team, called EXALTERS, was mentored by Dr. Sriram Vasudevan and received a prize of Rs. 5,00,000 (6,000 USD).
  • TCS ENGINX is an annual engineering design innovation contest, and Amrita University won the grand title for the 2018 edition as well.
14 September 2019
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The Amrita University student team from the Coimbatore campus won the TCS ENGINX Grand Title with their project “The pioneers of a Viable and Versatile Wearable for Suppression and Nullification of Hand Tremors.” Team EXALTERS from Amrita School of Engineering Coimbatore campus was mentored by Dr. Sriram Vasudevan. Amrita University was also the Grand Title winner for the TCS EngiNX 2018 edition.

EngiNX is an Engineering Design Innovation contest conducted every year by Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS) and this year, our Amrita team, called the EXALTERS, were Grand Title winners and were awarded prize money of Rs.5,00,000 (6,000 USD).

TCS hosted the grand finale of the seventh edition of its premier engineering and Internet of Things (IoT) challenge, EngiNX – Engineering for the Next Generation in Kolkatta.

The challenge had registrations from over 100,000 students from 400 institutes across the nation. With the theme ‘Digital Eminence: Making Things Smart’, the goal for participants was to create smart products that would help reshape businesses and impact our everyday lives.

The teams used digital technologies, such as IoT, data analytics and cognitive systems, to solve problems in manufacturing, social, life science and healthcare, and consumer goods and logistics. After four thought-provoking rounds, Amrita University, Coimbatore was declared the winner, followed by the runner-up -Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkatta and second runner-up –K.S Institute of Technology, Bangalore.

The winners were awarded a grand prize of Rs 5 lakh (6,000 USD), while the runners-up took home Rs 2.5 lakh (3,000 USD), and the second runners-up received Rs1 lakh (1,200 USD). All the finalists received provisional offers to join TCS after completing their engineering degrees.

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