“AKGEC STUDENTS WIN MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC GOLD CUP-2017”
The project team “Innovators” of Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College (AKGEC), Ghaziabad has won the ‘Mitsubishi Electric Innovators Gold Cup-2017’ competition. the students won a cash prize of Rs.1, 00,000/along with fully sponsored plant visit to Mitsubishi, Japan for the team of Students and Faculty. Mitsubishi Electric Cup-2017, a National Level Science & Technology Competition for Factory Automation Skill for engineering students, organized by Mitsubishi Electric India (MEI) in association with College of Engineering Pune (COEP) was held on 17-18 Feb, 2017 at COEP campus, Pune. The theme for this competition was ‘Intelligent Manufacturing for Greener Tomorrow’. Participating teams were required to independently design and produce a complete set of devices / models by using Mitsubishi Electric factory automation products, based on eco factory concepts.
Starting with over 200 teams from various colleges all over India, 35 projects were shortlisted through multiple submissions of abstracts, technical expertise in project, innovation, social acceptance, reports and viva. These projects were finally evaluated by a panel of judges from Japan for Design, Innovation, System Optimization, General Safety and Efficiency and Overall presentation/demonstration.
The nine multi disciplinary Centres of Excellence at AKGEC include a state– of–art “Drive & Control Lab” established in collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric. These Centres facilitate industry relevant training and innovative projects in all automation related technologies.