The Student Branch of Computer Society of India in B. P. Poddar Institute of Management & Technology, Kolkata was inaugurated on 9th June, 2012 in presence of Dr. Debasish Jana, CSI Kolkata Chapter Chairman, Prof. (Dr.) Phalguni Mukherjee, Regional Student Coordinator, Mr. Prashant Verma, State Student Coordinator, Prof. (Dr.) Sutapa Mukherjee, Principal, BPPIMT, Mr. Soumya Paul, Head, Department of Computer Application, Prof. (Dr) Shila Ghosh, Head, ECE Department, Mr. Pramathes Das, Head, EE Department and other faculty and student members. The inaugural ceremony was organized by 77 student members of Department of Computer Application under the guidance of Departmental Head, MCA and Chairman, CSI Student Branch, Mr. Soumya Paul, Secretary and Student Branch Coordinator, Ms. Inadyuti Dutt and Treasurer, Mr. Subhasis Mallick.
CSI, an organization of repute, imparts IT education to professionals both in academia and industry. The variety of events, seminars, conferences and courses organized by CSI provide growth and in depth knowledge to the young professionals.
The ceremony was followed by a Technical Seminar on “Emerging Areas of Computer Application”. The technical session was graced by Immediate-Past Chairman, CSI, Kolkata, Mr. Susanta Sinha, one of the top personnel from TCS who shared his experiences as an industry insider. His captivating views captured the student members.
Regional Vice-President, CSI, Kolkata Chapter and eminent Professor of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Prof. (Dr.) Dipti Prasad Mukherjee, floored the audiences with his lecture on Image Processing. The students found their lectures to be very interactive and informational. Later half of the Technical Seminar was concluded by student members’ presentation on various emerging topics in computer application like genetic algorithm, swarm intelligence and other real-time software applications.