CURRENTS is the annual technical symposium of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of NIT Tiruchirappalli, or quite simply, The Trical Department. CURRENTS was first incepted in 1990s as a humble affair, by a group of enthusiastic members of the EEE Association. Recent editions have seen the event grow exponentially, with the latest edition bearing witness to this fact, recording an unheralded footfall of over a thousand participants.
Conveniently scheduled during the uneventful mid of a longish even semester - FEBRUARY 14 & 15, CURRENTS provides the perfect platform to showcase technical acumen, compete with peers and most important of all, imbibe inspiration. It has on offer, a plethora of innovative events, state-of-the-art workshops and the best guest lectures from the most revered academicians and industrialists.
The Events offered are :
• Lab Rat Race (A race to finish with electronic, electrical and MATLAB hurdles)
• Circuitrix (A circuit debugging contest)
• Currents Tech Quiz
• Line Follower Competition
• Electronic Arts (Art the Trical Way. Make art from electronic components)
In addition there is also Colloquium, the technical paper presentation event.
There are loads of prizes to be won in each event. You can go home with cash prizes worth upto Rs. 40,000 !!!
In the workshops arena there are five amazing workshops lined up
• FPGA System Design Workshop
• ARM Microcontroller Workshop
• Gesture Recognition Based Robotics,
• Poles nd' Zeros - A workshop on Control Systems
• Analog based Power Electronics
There are Guest Lectures from experts from Texas Instruments and Schneider Electric.
Finally, there is DHRUVA - the award for the most creative EEE student.
Do not miss out on the fun as this event is not the ordinary answer the tech questions type....
Accommodation will be provided for those who need it within the institute campus.
So , come this February, the largely barren campus of NITT will be converted into a hub of activity, with the iconic EEE Department building at the center of this buzz, teeming with the brightest and the most eager minds of the field.
And if current trends are anything to go by, the latest installment will be the biggest yet- something you would barely want to miss.
-Lab Rat Race (A race to finish with electronic, electrical and MATLAB hurdles)
-Circuitrix (A circuit debugging contest)
-Currents Tech Quiz
-Line Follower Competition
-Electronic Arts (Art the Trical Way. Make art from electronic components)
-Colloquium (Paper Presentation event)
Accommodation will be provided in campus of NITT. The fee is Rs 150 per person for one day and Rs 200 per person for two days.
Participants have to register on the site at : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1wYrJ2Sbg8-EXG9PgU2fzk2-eWKqx8MpcGo-DNZ_Qt1w/viewform.
Payment details can be seen here : http://www.currents.co.in/payment-details/
How to reach NIT Tiruchirappalli
Trichy is connected by road to Chennai and to all major cities and towns in South India by regular bus services. Tiruchirapalli is an important junction on the Southern Railway. It connects Chennai, Thanjavur, Madurai, Tuticorin, Tirupati, Rameswaram, Bangalore,Coimbatore, Cochin and Mangalore.
The simplest and most economical way to reach NIT-Trichy is by bus. Any city Bus at Tiruchirapalli Junction will take you to the central bus stand or Chattram bus stand.
From Central Bus Stand: Board Thanjavur bound mofussiful bus or a route bus(number: 128 bounded towards Thuvakudi). The journey time from Trichy will be around 40 minutes.
From Chattram Bus Stand: Many buses depart from Chattram bus stand. Bus number 26 will be bounded towards NIT-T). If direct buses are not available, buses towards Thiruverumbur may be available. Another town bus from Thiruvembur towards NITT will be definitely available.
The executive way of reaching NIT-Trichy will be hiring a taxi. Taxis may charge around Rs.350/-.
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