PESU Bootstrap on Jan 29, 30 & 31 The three day marathon program is organized by PESU in association with Komponente, a company incubated by PES alumni which employs all PES alumni. PESU along with its alumni provides the current batch of first year engineering students a new meaningful perspective to practical learning. As an educational institution the theoretical knowledge is tested in the classrooms and the practical learning is evaluated in the laboratories. The preparedness of students when they find themselves in a practical situation in the real world is unexplored. The need for developing a practical perspective for deep theoretical skills is talked about by policy makers and academicians. This program is a sincere attempt to address the issue. Join us on a three day marathon and learn to be, a true engineer for the real world. For more information, check http://pes.edu/bootstrap

66th Republic Day celebration and 27th Bi Annual Alumni Meet on 26th Jan 2015. “We are each of us angels with only one wing and we can only fly by embracing one another” – Luciano de Presenzo. Looking back, there is a tremendous sense of gratitude-the grace of having watched and participated in the growth of a seed into a tree which is now bearing fruit. There is a sense of achievement of having progressed and surpassed the goals that were set and to be able today to speak of the relevance. The Management and the staff of PES University welcomes you to 27th biannual alumni meet on 26th January 2015 from 10.30am to 12.30 pm. We welcome all the alumni to be a part of the event. Come, reminisce the memories you have had at your Alma Mater and interact with your faculty. We hope you get together, develop a good network and take our institution to further heights.

Meet the Bangalore champions of the Economic Times In-campus Business quiz that was held on January 21. They will participate in the all-south final that will be held in Chennai on February 11. Many Congratulations Gurudatta Alevoor & Adithya Krishna. Wishing you both all the best for the finals.

You are welcome to witness one of the most prestigious tournament of the year on PESU campus on 24th & 25th Jan, 2015

New Indian Express: Nano Satellite Developed by College Students Set for Crucial Tests PISAT, a nano satellite built by a consortium of colleges led by PES University, is ready to undergo vibration and thermo-vacuum tests, the PISAT development team of Crucible of Research and Innovation (CORI), PES University, has said. “The prototype of the satellite is ready. We are waiting for Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to complete a few tests. After reviewing, we will hand over the satellite to ISRO for launch,” said Vice-Chancellor K N B Murthy. Representatives from colleges part of the consortium like Sona College of Technology, Salem, VEL Tech University and SKR Engineering College, Chennai, met the team from Bengaluru recently to discuss the progress of the satellite. PISAT, weighing about 5 Kg, is designed as a three-axis stabilised imaging satellite. It will be launched in the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) at an altitude around 630 km from the earth’s surface and an inclination of 97.866 degree, which leads to about 14 orbits per day. PESIT has commissioned S-Band ground station which is the main communication centre for PISAT. The nano satellite project is undertaken in association with ISRO and Institution of Engineers, India (IEI). Its aim is to enlighten the students about space technology and provide an opportunity for them to have a hands-on experience with space technology.Nano Satellite Developed by College Students Set for Crucial Tests – The New Indian Expresswww.newindianexpress.comBENGALURU: PISAT, a nano satellite built by a consortium of colleges led by PES University, is ready to undergo vibration and thermo-vacuum tests, the PISAT development team of Crucible of Research and Innovation (CORI), PES University, has said.

New Indian Express: Information Science student from PES University received an internship offer of Rs.60,000 per month from a Bengaluru-based start-up company. PESIT placement officer K Sreedhar told Express, “Internships are not mandatory for UG students. But this time, companies themselves are offering internships, that too with quite a bit of stipend.” Sreedhar said the institute has made an arrangement where those who have been selected for internship programmes need to attend classes only on Saturdays. “We have made this arrangement because it is important to get industry exposure and hands-on experience,” he said. From PESIT alone, over 107 UG students were selected for internship programmes during the winter placement season.Firms Dish Up Lucrative Internships for Students – The New Indian Expresswww.newindianexpress.comBENGALURU: It’s an exciting time for final semester under-graduate engineering students in the city. For, they have been offered internships with substantial stipends during their course itself.

The results of examinations of PES University and PESIT(Autonomous Scheme) held during December 2014 will be announced along with the results of 1st Semester MBA and MCA on 3rd January 2015 after 06:00pm

Since it’s inception in 2011, Conquiztador has grown to become one of Bengaluru’s most popular and anticipated school quizzes.This annual event is conducted by Quotient Quiz Club, the official quizzing forum of PES University. Conquiztador strives to provide students across regions an opportunity to showcase their quizzing skills, and a chance to lay their hands on the “Dr. M.R.Doreswamy Trophy for Quizzing Excellence” ConQuiztador is renowned for the high quality of quizzing, and the prizes that are regularly on offer. This edition of Conquiztador promises to be a better and a bigger event. The quiz will be held at six different places across Karnataka and will culminate with a grand finale that will be held in the PES University campus at Bangalore.

PES University Research Foundation inaugural function was graced by the presence of Bharat Ratna Prof. C N R Rao, Professor H P Khincha, Dr. M R Dowreswamy, Prof. D Jawahar, Prof. Ajoy Kumar and Prof. K N Balasubramanya Murthy on 16th December 2014 at 10:30 am. The inauguration started with invocation by Shri Shankar Shanbag. This was followed by “PES University Dheya Geethe” composed by Shri H S Venkatesh Murthy and sung by Shri Shankar Shanbag. Prof. Ajoy Kumar, COO, PES Institutions welcomed the dignitaries and the audience. Bharat Ratna Prof. C N R Rao inaugurated the opening of the PES University Research Foundation and released the first edition of PES Research brochure. He addressed the gathering by highlighting the significance of research and suggested few strategies for enhancing research. He was glad that PES University started the Research Foundation with objectives of sustaining quality in higher education with research as a primary driver. He encouraged the faculty and students of PES University through his motivation words- “KEEP WORKING, NEVER TO REST AND BECOME BEST IN THE WORLD”. This was followed by the inauguration of PES University Research Foundation and release of its official logo. On this occasion Prof. C N R Rao was felicitated and conferred with title “Viganana Vyasa” for his contributions to the field of Science and Research. The presidential remarks by Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University gave an insight about the strategies laid by PES University to enhance research culture on campus through “Research Foundation”. Further Dr. M R Doreswamy announced that the “First Chair Professor of PES Research Foundation, will be called Prof. C N R Rao, Chair Professor and will be provided a research seed funding of Rs. 1 Crore and all post graduate and doctoral students will be given Prof. CNR Rao – fellowships”. Prof. D Jawahar, Pro Chancellor, PES University, in his speech stated that “PES has created an endowment fund and an initial seed fund of Rupees TEN CRORES has been committed today to propel research activities by instituting the PESU Research Foundation. This fund is expected to grow to Rupees ONE HUNDRED CRORES by 2020. The revenue generated out of this endowment fund will be utilized for advancement of research activities in the University”. Prof H P Khincha strolled down his memory lanes and recollected occasion where he was in touch with Prof. C N R Rao. Further he stated that Prof. C N R Rao is a role model for the Science fraternity and young researchers should get inspirations through the work of Prof. C N R Rao. The inaugural function was culminated with Vote of Thanks by Prof. K N B Murthy, Vice Chancellor, PES University. ABOUT PES UNIVERSITY – RESEARCH FOUNDATION People's Education Society (PES), has established PES University as a State Private University under Karnataka Act No. 16 of 2013 on November 19, 2013. The PES Research Foundation is being established akin to the vision of PES University – to create ethically strong and professionally superior global workforce. Through a professional environment strong enough to grow and sustain a meaningful and intellectual culture, the Foundation believes that the development of universities focused on research is a national need. “PES has created an endowment fund and an initial seed fund of Rupees TEN CRORES has been committed to propel research activities by instituting the PESU Research Foundation. This fund is expected to grow to Rupees ONE HUNDRED CRORES by 2020. The revenue generated out of this endowment fund will be utilized for advancement of research activities in the University. The Foundation is aimed at furthering the activities of (a) the research domains of PESU, (b) Centres of Excellence (COE) and (c) the Crucible of Research and Innovation (CORI). In addition to supporting the above research activities, the roadmap for the PESU Research foundation will be based on these following principles: • To Involve in research initiatives that minimize the existing gap between academia and industry through design of current curricula • To develop intellectual wealth through publications, products and patents • To institute Faculty Chairs in various research domains in the name of renowned people in that research area • To fund and develop innovative products using efficient low-cost technologies to improve the quality of life of the common man • To devise technologies that lead to sustenance in the fields of energy, environment, healthcare, and agriculture • To collaborate with reputed organizations and to promote cultural exchanges.

Introducing The Executive MBA in Product Leadership The EMBA is designed for senior professionals who want to accelerate their career in product industry. This course is specifically for professionals whose passion is to build actionable management skill sets that propels their career path in a product industry. Know more: www.pes.edu/emba