Saturday, July 22, 2017

Qualcomm winners 2017-18 Innovation Fellowship Program

Qualcomm is at aim on engaging with the academic community to encourage and support advanced engineering research. If you are looking for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Program contestants and winners 2017 then check this article for more detail.

The participants and six winners detail is given below for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF) program in India for the 2017-18 academic year. However, Qualcomm has a long history of supporting education, technology and rewarding them accordingly. QInF is financially supporting engineering schools,  professors and students to advance their research and accelerate the development of key technologies. 


Qualcomm’s R&D created QInF program and recognizes, rewards and mentors innovative graduate students across India. This time, the graduate students from IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur and IIIT Hyderabad, participated and submitted proposals on:

The topics given for the contest:
Advances in Communication Techniques
Robotics and Drones
Computer Vision and Virtual Reality
Imaging
Machine Learning

Qualcomm Incorporated revealed six winners of the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF) program in India for the 2017-18 academic year and their detail as below;

The six winners of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF) program 2017-18 are:

Avisek Lahiri and Abhinav Agarwalla from The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, recommended by Prof. Kumar Biswas and Prof. Pabitra Mitra, have been selected for their proposal on “Domain adversarial networks for bridging cross domain semantic gaps in computer vision”. 
           
Pratik Kalshetti from The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, recommended by Prof. Parag Chaudhuri has been selected for his proposal on “A deep learning framework for hand tracking with personalized dynamics”.

Junaid Ahmed Ansari and Sarthak Sharma from International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, recommended by Prof. K Madhava Krishna have been selected for their proposal on “Real-time monocular object slam system for dynamic road scenes”.

Sayandeep Saha and Sikhar Patranabis from The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, recommended by Prof. Debdeep Mukhopadhyay and Prof. Pallab Dasgupta have been selected for their proposal on “Automating fault based cryptanalysis in secure embedded applications using machine learning”.

Preety Priya and Sucharita Chakraborty from The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, recommended by Prof. Debarati Sen have been selected for their proposal on “Blind joint equalization and detection in presence of non-linearity and synchronization errors for millimeter wave communications”.

Reneeta Sara Isaac from The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore recommended by Prof. Neelesh B. Mehta has been selected for his proposal on “Novel selection algorithms to exploit spatio-temporal correlation in opportunistic wireless systems”.

The six winning teams receive a financial award of INR 10 lakhs (approx. $15,000) each for the academic year 2017-18 and mentorship from Qualcomm Engineers.

“This year, we received a large number of research proposals across a broad range of topics. We have been very encouraged by the response from the participating teams and especially the very high quality of the proposals,” said Dr. Dhananjay Gore, Senior Director Engineering, Head of Qualcomm Research India. 

You can also check similar IoT or AI or VR program from UnisysITC InfotechAndroid Nano with TataGoogle and on.

For more information about QInF and the winning proposals, please visit www.qualcomm.com/research/university-relations/innovation-fellowship                

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