Ashwin Pillay of D18(Instrumentation Engineering) has been awarded the “2019 Educational Scholarship” from the International Society of Automation(ISA) amounting to a sum of USD 2000 thereby, earning the accolade of being among the fourteen undergraduate students across the globe who received the prestigious award this year.
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. The scholarship awards support tuition, related expenses, research activities and initiatives.
Ashwin’s commendable profile supported by consistent academic performances with top CGPAs and projects such as ‘Drowsiness Detection based on Electro Oculography and Machine Learning’’ was testified by Letters of Recommendation from Mr. N Gopalakrishnan (Faculty of Instrumentation Engineering) and Mr. MihirLele (President, ISA-VESIT for the year 2018-2019).
Mayuresh Shelar (of D18 Instrumentation Engineering) was awarded the “2019 Best Student Leader Award” from the International Society of Automation, Maharashtra Section, for his exemplary performance as a dedicated Council member at ISA-VESIT.
The Best Student Leader Award is a title given to a student who shows exceptional leadership skills, thus spear-heading the various initiatives and events undertaken by the Society.
Having been actively involved in conducting various workshops in the capacity of an Executive Officer, developing and leading the execution of new initiatives like the Alumni Hub – interactive web portal, and managing the membership drive that led to a member base of 154 International Members, Mayuresh has time and again shown his prowess and continues to do so as the President at ISA-VESIT, 2019 – 2020.