Hyderabad, October 19, 2019 – QuEST Global, a global product engineering and lifecycle services company, recognized the engineering students from Vishnu Institute of Technology, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh as the winner of the ninth edition of “Ingenium”, a global initiative aimed at encouraging innovation and imagination amongst engineering students. The students from Lovely Professional University, Punjab and University of Kent, the UK, were the first and second runners up respectively. The grand finale of the annual engineering competition was held in Hyderabad, India where finalists from India and the UK presented their engineering innovations to solve complex engineering problems in the society and across various industries.
The projects presented at Ingenium finale were evaluated based on innovation, relevance to industry and society, and marketability by eminent jury members. The panel of judges included Parag Marathe, Executive – Engineering GE Power & Site Leader Hyderabad Technology Center, GE, Ashish Dugar, Chief Technology Officer, MAN Truck & Bus India Pvt. Ltd., and Venugopalan C. V., Chief Engineer, QuEST Global.
The budding engineers from India and the UK showcased projects across Software & Digital, Power, Healthcare, Automotive, Embedded & Electronics and Mechanical streams and focused on solving the various challenges around digital transformation and Industry 4.0. The winning team consisting of Gubbala Phani Chandra, Buddarapu Sai Rakesh Kadali, Sai Tarun and Mahankali Prem Kumar from Vishnu Institute of Technology demonstrated an original way to sort out issues caused during export of shrimps and offer digitization solutions for proper monitoring and temperature maintenance. The runner-ups, Lovely Professional University and University of Kent, showcased projects on space debris analysis and smart home respectively.
“The recognition that we have been awarded will bring us a step closer to living our dreams. We want to thank QuEST Global for the positive influence that they have had in our lives as well for the big opportunities they have brought our way. We were excited to meet with many fellow engineers from India & the UK, with whom we exchanged ideas and the industry experts who gave us excellent suggestions to take our project and career to the next level,” said Gubbala Phani Chandra, member of the winning team.
The ninth edition of Ingenium was supported by Bombardier Transportation and Siemens Digital Industries Software. During the event, Robert Leclerc, Head of Global Engineering at Bombardier Transportation delivered the key note address. The students also witnessed an inspirational talk by honorable chief guest Ramesh Loganathan, Professor, Co-innovation and Head of Research Outreach, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad on technology and start up trends. While addressing the budding engineers, Ramesh stressed upon the importance of innovative thinking and how it can lead to new inventions in the engineering and industrial world.
Robert Leclerc, Head of Global Engineering, Bombardier Transportation said, “It was heart-warming to see so many projects that aim at the improvement of peoples’ lives. As a provider of sustainable mobility solutions for 500 million passengers daily, we are happy to contribute to QuEST’s Ingenium, an event that brings sustainable ideas to the surface.”
Lauding the winning teams and participants, Shrikanth D Naik, Global Head – Delivery, QuEST Global, said, “I am impressed and delighted with the quality of projects presented by the students in this edition of Ingenium. It signifies the high quality talent and caliber of students to become next generation inventors and innovators. At QuEST Global, we are glad that we could make a positive impact with this initiative to harness and nurture future engineering talent to shape a better world.”
About QuEST Global
We are Quest Global. We’re in the business of engineering, but what we’re really building is a brighter future. It’s not just what we do, but why we do it that makes us different. We believe engineering has the unique opportunity to solve the problems of today that stand in the way of tomorrow. For more than 25 years, we have strived to be the most trusted partner for the world’s hardest engineering problems. As a global organization headquartered in Singapore, we live and work in 17 countries, with 67 global delivery centers and offices, driven by 17,500+ extraordinary employees who make the impossible possible every day. Quest Global delivers world-class end-to-end engineering solutions by leveraging our deep industry knowledge and digital expertise. By bringing together technologies and industries, alongside the contributions of diverse individuals and their areas of expertise, we are able to solve problems better, faster. This multi-dimensional approach enables us to solve the most critical and large-scale challenges across the aerospace & defense, automotive, energy, hi-tech, healthcare, medical devices, rail and semiconductor industries.
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