Expert lecture on Big Insight

Expert lecture on Big Insight

                                                           

PEC Alumnus Dr. Paramveer Dhillon (ECE 2007 batch) delivered an expert lecture on “Big Insights from Big data” on 19th January 2015 organized by the Electronics and Communication Engineering Department of PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh. The lecture was attended by undergraduate students, Research scholars and faculty of ECE department. Dr. Paramveer completed his MS and PhD from University of Pennsylvania, USA in 2010 and  2014 respectively. Currently he is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT), USA. Dr. Dhillon explained about Big Data that is a large collection of data sets which becomes difficult to process using traditional data processing applications. He described the growth of Data sets due to increase in  various data collection devices like mobile devices, remote sensingradio-frequency identification (RFID) readers, and wireless sensor networks etc.

He also guided the students about the various research opportunities available at the Universities abroad and various ways to approach the Professors. He also made them aware of the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) which can be of great help to them. The lecture was highly enlightening for undergraduate students to understand the technology innovations taking place in the field. Dr. Neena Gupta, Head, Electronics & Communication Engineering Department appreciated Dr. Dhillon to share his research experience among the students.