The Google Developer Student Club is an initiative by Google Developers in association with over 172 universities and colleges, in 90+ cities across India for the facilitation of innovation and to improve the technical and business skill set mong students and aspiring engineers. Nikhil Xavier John of 4th ear and M. Akshay Kumaar of 3rd year, Department of Information Technology, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, St. Joseph’s Group of Institutions were selected as the DSC lead and ML facilitator for the academic year 2019-20 respectively. The Google Developer Student Club includes students from both St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology.
Google Developer Student Club organized ‘Cloud Study Jam’, a two-day certification workshop on 19th and 20th of July 2019 for the selected student members of the ‘Google Developer Student Club’ from the IT and CSE departments of St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology. Mr. Nikhil Madhusudan Raichur, Community Manager, Developer Relations Team, Google, was the resource person of the workshop.
The students were given hands-on training on Google cloud fundamentals and platforms where each student was provided $145 worth of qwik lab creditsto perform all required activities and course related work and awarded certificate on successful completion of the course.
DSC and Google AI organized ‘ExploreML’, a technical workshop on 17th and 18th of September 2019 followed by its advanced session held on 29th January 2020. Akshay Kumaar M III year IT department, Explore ML facilitator (Google) and Google DSC Core team Member, was the resource person of the workshop. This workshop was conducted for 43 shortlisted students from both St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology . Students were given hands-on training on Artificial Intelligence Students who performed well were rewarded with swags and prizes from Google and a course completion certificate.
The Developer Student Club Summit in India was held from 22nd to 26th August 2019, at the Hotel Leela Palace, Goa, India and was attended by Nikhil Xavier John, 4th year Information Technology, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, St. Joseph’s Group of Institutions. The summit focused on the development and motivation of the DSC leads to inspire, innovate and inculcate the problem-solving nature in students.
Google’s Explore ML Academy was held at Google Office, Hyderabad, on 14th and 15th September 2019 and was attended by AKSHAY KUMAAR M, 3rd year Information Technology, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, St. Joseph’s Group of Institutions. Workshops, solution development activities and training in Artificial Intelligence domain were guided by Google Engineers. The interactive thinking workshop provided solutions for real-world technical problems.