Department of CSE/IT & ECE ,Saveetha School of Engineering, Saveetha University conducted a two day’s Second International Conference on Human Computer Interactions (‘ICHCI-2016’) at Universities Thandalam campus on 10th and 11th march 2016.
The advancements of Human Computer Interaction have led to this global event, with the continuation of ICHCI’13. This conference illuminated about the latest trends of Human Computer Interactions by renowned Scientists, Academicians, Research Scholars, Industry professionals and the students across the globe.
The conference started with inaugural function led by His Excellency Dr. N.M. Veeraiyan, Founder and Chancellor of Saveetha University, Dr. Liu Yun-hui, Professor, Mechanical and Automation Engineering, University of Hong Kong, Dr David Jenkins, Professor in Electronics and Mathematics, Plymouth University, UK, Mrs. Ramya Deepak, Director, Saveetha School of Engineering , Dr. P. Shankar, Principal SSE , Dr. D. Dhanasekaran Convener and Dr.P. C. Kishore Raja Co-convener.
Dr. N.M. Veeraiyan and Prof. Liu Yun- hui released the conference proceedings ICHCI -2016, followed by series of invited talks by eminent professionals.
A Memorandum of Understanding was done with Intel lab for setting up center of excellence labs on IOT and embedded systems at SSE.The first key note address on “Surgical Robots” by Dr. Liu Yun-hui, Professor, University of Hong Kong was held at Kurinji Hall .
The first technical Session on “Human Computer Interaction” was delivered by Dr. Swaminathan, Associate professor, Academician, Anna University, Mr. Sivarajan Nepolean, Industrialist Director -Engineering Channellive, , and Mr. Venkateshwaran, Researcher in Multicoreware.
The Second key note address on “Human – Robot Interaction” was delivered by Professor David Jenkins, Plymouth University UK , held at seminar Hall SSE .
The Second Technical Session on “Augmented Reality” led by Academician Dr. Bhaskaran, Anna University, Industrialist Mr. Sukumar Subramanian, MD, Accel Animation and Researcher, Mr. Mukesh, Vice-President, E-Noah Solutions.Parallel sessions were held on Paper and poster presentations by participants from India and abroad.
The second day started with third keynote address on “Artificial Intelligence” delivered by Dr. Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Professor, University of Sains, Malasiya, followed by third technical session on “Internet of Things (IoT)” by the distinguished persons Dr. Bagayaveni, Professor, College of Engineering, Anna University Mr. T. Rangarajan, TCS, and Prof. Prithiviraj ,REC.
Fourth key note session on “Embedded Systems” was delivered by Dr. Suresh Sundaram, NTU, Singapore , followed by fourth technical session on “Sensors” by Mrs. L.K. Hema, AVIT, Mr. Kalaiselvan, Deputy GM, TATA Communications and Dr. Nirmala Grace, VIT, Vellore.
We received around 1099 research articles across the globe. The Review Committee scrutinized the papers based on technical depth and originality and selected 135 papers for presentation. To mention a few, we have received manuscripts from ,Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, University of Teknologi MALAYSIA, BITS Pilani, Dubai , Ulster University, U K, Hohai University, China.
The event folded with valedictory function presided by Mr.S.Bhanu Kumar, Director WinVinaya info systems, Dr.Suresh Sundaram, NTU, Singapore, Mrs. Ramya Deepak, Director,Saveetha School of Engineering , Dr. P. Shankar, Principal SSE, Dr. D. Dhanasekaran Convener and Dr.P. C. Kishore Raja Co-convener. Report on ICHCI -2016 was read by Mrs.Anusuya, Associate Professor ,SSE. Best papers and best poster presentations were awarded to the participants. Feed back from the participants added more honour for the conference -ICHCI 2016. Saveetha School of Engineering Director Mrs.Ramya Deepak delivered the vote of thanks. With the grace of Lord Almighty the entire event ended successfully.