Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology, under the aegis of its Computer Science Engineering Department, a workshop on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning” is conducted today 26 February 2018, for the enthusiastic Computer Science and Information Technology Engineers. This one day Workshop focused on the basics of AI & ML and stated that VVIT is always a step ahead in conducting this kind of advanced workshops for the involvement of their students in every revolutionary technological transformation that happens around the world in different domains.
Sri Srikanth Varma Chekuri Cofounder of AppliedAICourse.com, an IISC Bangalore alumni, acted as the scholarly resource person for this workshop. Srikanth Varma Chekuri has about a decade of experience applying Machine Learning and AI techniques in the industry across the world at companies like Amazon.com, Yahoo! Labs etc. Most recently he was a Senior Machine Learning Scientist for Amazon.com in Palo Alto, Silicon Valley. He has mentored tens of students and Machine learning scientists through his career. He has extensive experience building world class AI products for some the best tech companies in the world.
Sri Srikanth during this workshop motivated the participants about the importance of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence by giving acute information on the how that technology got so much popularity and the job opportunities. He also emphasized on the mathematical background necessary for mastering AI and the tools building Real world AI Systems.
A hands-on practical session to install and setup the working environment for AI/ML applications using Python, pip, Scikit-learn, Tensorflow, Keras is done. He congratulated all participants for being active learners and wished them to be experts in AI/ML and to be industry-ready.
Sri Srikanth commended the efforts of VVIT for magnanimously organizing this kind of workshops for the better future of the Computer Science & Engineering Students with a clear foresight on the changes in IT Industry across the world. Sri Srikanth also praised the laudable efforts of VVIT for maintaining conducive environment for this workshop.
Dr.Y.Mallikarjuna Reddy, Principal of the Host institute, congratulated the participants and wished that this workshop will serve all aspiring students to motivate themselves in the highly sought after technology on the globe, the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Dr.Reddy also wished them to do their academic and research development projects with the help of this Technology. He advised them to inculcate the habit of lifelong learning for their better future.
Dr.R.Eswariah, HOD, Computer Science Engineering Department, informed that the vital objectives of this workshop were planned meticulously & focused on catering the least thrust needed for taking off into the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence arena by the students. He also informed that a continuous on-line source of information by the scholarly Resource person Mr.Srikanth through his website was provided to all the participants.
During the valedictory function the Technical Expert Sri Srikanth Varma Chekuri was felicitated by the VVIT Chairman Sri Sagar and management members as a token of respect for his scholarly information. Interested faculty along with students in second and third year of CSE, IT & MCA were present in this workshop.