The 8th Annual Convocation, organized by the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), ‘Jnana Sangama’, Belgaum-590 018, Karnataka was held on February 10.
According to an official bulletin, out of 1200 students in M. Tech batch of 2008, 35 students were awarded gold medal.
Nungshisenla Aier from Nagaland was awarded the Gold Medal for her work in the field of Communication Engineering (CE).
Chairman, Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy, Bangalore and Former Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister, Govt. of India, Padma Vibhushan Dr. V.S. Arunchalam who graced the occasion as chief guest.
Gold medals were awarded by Minister for Higher Education, Govt. of Karnataka, Aranvind Limbavali who is also the Pro-Chancellor of VTU in the convocation while the welcome speech was presented by the Vice-Chancellor, VTU, Prof. H.P. Khincha.
A brief profile of Nungshisenla Aier daughter of Imsayuba Naga, born on the 13th September 1982, hailing from Waromung village, Mokokchung district are as follows:
1. 10th Std: First Class with Distinction in Maths from Chandmari Higher Secondary School, Kohima.
2. 12th Std: Kohima Science College, Jotsoma with First Class.
3. Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication at Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan, in First Class with Distinction.
4. Master of Technology in Communication Systems at R.V. College of Engineering, Gold medalist 1st Rank.
She was also awarded 1st prize at the inter-university paper presentation for her paper on “Protocol for reliable communication using UDP over Satellite Link” at University of Kurukshetra.
Her other works included
Work on the project “Latency and Security of Satellite Communication for Internet” at the Indian Space & Research Organization (ISRO), Bangalore.
Selected as member Research Staff at BEL.
Joined Central Research Laboratories, Bharat Electronics, (BEL) Ghaziabad as Member, Research Staff.