Science expo brings students’ skills to fore

Students of the Mechanical Engineering Department of SDM College, Ujire, showcase their innovation - a coconut dehusking machine - during ‘Anveshane-19’, the state-level exhibition organised by Halligattu Coorg Institute of Technology in Gonikoppa.

Scientific technology was put to useful applications by the students of various technical institutes during ‘Anveshane-19’, the state-level exhibition organised by Halligattu Coorg Institute of Technology in Gonikoppa recently.

Around 400 students from the branches of civil, electronics and communication, computer science and mechanical engineering from various polytechnic colleges across the state took part in the event.

Several innovations displayed at the scientific expo featured devices which enable surveillance, remote access and management through mobile phones.

A machine capable of dehusking 260 coconuts in an hour was developed by the mechanical engineering team of SDM College, Ujire. Another team from the same college came up with a solution to plastic waste by designing interlocks out of plastic waste.

A milling machine made by Kaveri Polytechnic College, Gonikoppa, was developed to carve letters on hard substances. Kurunji Venkataramana Gowda College, Sullia, students designed an automatic jumper system, which makes use of mobile technology to easily identify the problems in electric lines.

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