School:Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science
Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science is established in 1998 in the picture square and pleasant environment of Madanapalle and is ideally located on a sprawling 30 acre campus on Madanapalle Ananthapur Highway(NH-205) near Angallu ,about 10 km away from Madanapalle .It is governed by a progressive management that never rests on laurels and has been striving conscientiously to develop it as one of the best centers of Academic Excellence in India. The Institution’s profile is firmly based on strategies and action plans that match changing demands of the nation and the students fraternity .To foster a culture of excellence in research, innovation, entrepreneurship, rational thinking and civility by providing necessary resources for generation, dissemination and utilization of knowledge and in the process, create an ambience for practice-based learning to the youth for success in their careers.
- 1 PROMOTING STUDENT INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
- 2 ENCOURAGING FACULTY INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
- 3 ACTIVELY SUPPORTING THE UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER FUNCTION
- 4 FACILITATING UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY COLLABORATION
- 5 ENGAGING WITH REGIONAL AND LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS
- 6 SKILL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
- 7 CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN ROBOTICS - EMBEDDED SYSTEMS AND ROBOTICS LAB
- 8 GARUDA - DRONE
- 9 AERO MECHATRONICS
- 10 Related Links
- 11 Fall-2020 Pitch Video:
- 12 Fall-2019 Pitch Video:
- 13 Fall-2018 Pitch Video:
- 14 Fall-2017 Pitch Video:
- 15 Fall-2016 Pitch Video:
MITS always shows more interest on innovation and entrepreneurial environment and puts its hands first to develop such skills in the students. As part of this, a distinct office for INNOVATIVE ACTIVITIES has been established on 2nd November-2015 in the MITS campus, which creates a platform for students to express their ideas. Here the ideas will be groomed with the help of the faculty. In 2015, incubation center has also been established to provide some space to flourish the ideas. The innovative ideas of the students helps them to become successful entrepreneurs. Keeping this in vision Entrepreneurship Development Cell was established in the year 2010 which creates and foster entrepreneurial culture among students by identifying, training and motivating students to become entrepreneurs. ED cell and Innovation cell conducts various workshops and awareness programs. One among those activities is DIYA(Dynamics Ideas by Young Aspirants) which encourages the start-up ideas of students and also the excelled ideas are funded by reputed funding agencies. Apart from these, eminent personnel from industry(entrepreneurs), financial institutions(Banks), and academics will be invited to interact and to empower the knowledge in the concern fields that enrich the students how to start an entrepreneur at their own cost and procedures to be followed further. In addition to this, MITS conducts many competitions help students to showcase their innovative ideas.
Innovation club is initiated by the University Innovation Fellows of MITS to help the students to come up with innovative ideas that would help the society and make the world a better place. It is a platform for students where their ideas will ignite, innovate and incubate into products. The club hosts many events (such as project expo ), by which students find their interest and participate in them with enthusiasm, eventually helping the students to bring out the best in them and give the best product as output.
MITS is having a swift development in the participation of the students for whom particular organizations like DST-PRISM (Promoting Innovations in Individuals Startups and MSME), TBI (Technology Business Incubators) are providing funds to innovate and incubate ideas into products.
Student Research Grant:
In the present world, scientific research plays a vital role in solving major economic, social, and environmental challenges. The La Foundation of Dassault Systemes (Dassault Systemes Foundation, India) works dedicatedly in the development of a more sustainable society through driving innovations and improvisations in Higher education. This in effect provides a wide research facilities and gives equal access to students along with faculties. The La Foundation initiative of “3DEXPERIENCE Lab”, has empowered researchers to stretch their knowledge limits by enabling them to work on life-like digital models of the real world. The Desalination project @MITS aims to serve our society in impeccable ways was highly supported by La Foundation Dassault Systemes.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(IEEE) cell @MITS has a leading role in facilitating knowledge and financial support avenues in the areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers & telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics among others. To foster and nurture interest among the upcoming engineering professionals, the IEEE serves a student chapter in our institute and provides opportunity to identify and secure seed grants for their research.
MITS is very keen at selecting faculty. Faculty at MITS not only endeavor innovative thoughts among students but also proposes many innovative projects, research proposals and MITS helps them to get funded for those proposals from various
organization. The professors and assistant professors from various departments along with teaching students perform various research activities in their respective domains. In many cases they collaborate with the students to achieve excellent outcomes, which eventually leads to a start-up. Our college also organizes many faculty development workshops and guest lectures.
In general, Faculty Development Programs are running in order to bring awareness as well as to provide exposure to state-of-the-art subjects in diverse areas of science and technology and to make sure that higher education is consistently enriching. Faculty Development programs are specially designed in such a way which improves knowledge & skills through Courses/Seminars/ Symposia/ Conferences/Workshops. At MITS we have faculty who hold their Ph.Ds from reputed institutes in India & foriegn countries. Conducting such Faculty Development programs is a great breakthrough for the faculty to reflect their knowledge which proves that collaboration is far better than a competition. This results in building trust and respect among faculty in the institute. MITS emphasizes faculty members towards their Professional Growth, which individually develop their responsibilities as educators, researchers, administrators and we strongly encourage such programs.
SHARP(Student High Activity in Research Projects) is a platform for students, wherein faculty who are performing research in various fields engage students to guide and train them on the particular field to help students to gain required skills and knowledge on the field. Students get benefited dually through the research outcomes and the financial incentive of ₹1000 provided by the institution to those who are working with the faculty on research projects. This initiative helps students to participate in the research program and get expertise in the field of work through practice. It also motivates more faculties to take up a research project on their field of interest and the students will assist the faculty, making the work easier and can do their research work in a tight schedule.
Research & Development Division:
MITS has played an important role as a source of new ideas and has been supporting young innovators in technology and science. MITS’s goal is to create an ambience for the leaders and innovators of tomorrow, where new ideas and research flourish. In fulfilment of these points of importance, R&D division established at MITS has taken an initiative to promote research, innovations, consultancy activities and also facilitates the protection of Intellectual Property (IP). The Faculty Research Projects Committee (FRPC) of MITS has formulated effective measures to monitor the progress of Projects and activities related to Research on a time to time basis.
To foster the culture of excellence in research, innovation, entrepreneurship, rational thinking and civility, provision of necessary resources for dissemination and utilization of knowledge has been completely taken care. A notable end result we create, is an ambience for practice- based learning to the youth to achieve success in their careers.
Research & Development (R&D) Activities
The proposals submitted by the institute involve the following activities, namely termed as R&D activities:
1. Sponsored Research Projects involving Internal External Funding Sources.
2 International Research Collaborations involving International Funding.
3. Industry Sponsored Projects and Industrial Consultancy involving funding from Industry
4. Organizing Continuing Education Programs /Conferences/Seminars/Symposia Workshops for dissemination of knowledge as part of the Research Projects.
5. Institute sponsored Research Projects.
6. Encouraging Researchers to Publish Papers in Journals and Conferences and to apply patents.
R & D Link: MITS Research
Our Institute has TE which provides funds and transfers for students and faculty to complete their projects. It. It mainly concentrates on helping students financially like a backbone. Students need not worry about the funds and can purely concentrate on their respective projects which ultimately gives the desired outputs. Next we have TECHNICAL CLUB where everyone from different departments can collaborate easily in order to share and develop their technical skills. As of now everyone can get information about all the current technologies and can execute many projects. It also provides industrial exposure regarding latest trends in technology and can have a practical experience what it is actually about.
The Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme of Govt of India(TEQIP 2) conceived in pursuance of the National Policy on Education(NPE)-1986 (as revised in 1992). The programme aim is to upscale & support ongoing efforts of GOI to improve quality of technical education & enhance existing capacities of the institutions to become dynamic, demand-driven, quality conscious, efficient &forward looking, responsive to rapid economic & technological developments occurring both at national & international levels.
The broad objectives of the programme are to create an environment in which engineering institutions selected under the Programme can achieve their own set targets for excellence & sustain the same with autonomy & accountability, support development plans including synergistic networking & services to community & economy for achieving higher standards & to improve efficiency & effectiveness of the technical education management system. The effort would provide a flexible platform to well performing institutions to acquire excellence in specialized areas& emerge in world class institutions.
This program enables students to learn new technology or technical language and many other facilities are being provided by the government of Andhra Pradesh. The govt. has provided a SCALEUP LAB in which all the workshops are held in.
The Institute would like to strengthen the research, leading to filing of patents. If any innovation is done, the Institute shall encourage the researchers, scholars and students to patent it. However, when a scholar files for a patent, a thorough scrutiny will be carried out at different levels namely: Departmental, Institute level which has experts.
The Institute Is bearing all expenditure for filing applications for patents. The Institute shall create awareness about intellectual property rights among faculty, researchers, scholars and students from time to time as per the IPR Policy of the Institute.
MITS is successful in promoting the interaction of the industry and various departments of the institute, with the help of Industry-Institute Interaction Cell (IIIC) . IIIC was established in MITS with an objective to explore and identify common avenues of interaction with industry as per the requirements of the institution.
It bridges the gap between industry and institute by initiating and coordinating industry based research. Industry Institute Partnership forms an important activity for any academic institute as its stakeholders interact with the real world. The students are benefited from the cell in the form of internships and industrial interactions. By going to internships students get a chance to explore new things. III cell in collaboration with ED cell conducted seminars on “ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT” on 19th September 2017 . It also conducted various workshops and awareness program such as "Industries Expectations from Engineering Students”.
Following MOUs signed:
- IBM, Hyderabad
- National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) , Bangalore
- Altair Engineering, Bangalore
- Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) , Bangalore
- Vi Microsystems Pvt. Ltd, Chennai
- Frontline Electronics Pvt. Ltd, Sales
- NIST Institute Pvt Ltd. Chennai
- Kaizen Green Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Chennai
- NAFEMS, Bangalore
- FELIPS, Bangalore
- Surface Improvements India Ltd. Bangalore
- Pushkala Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore
- Enmax Engineering India Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad
- EEIPL , Hyderabad
- KK Soft Pvt Ltd,Hyderabad
- MoU between AICTE and Telecom Sector Skill Council
- Ming Chi University of Technology, Taiwan.
International Relations Office:
MITS International Relations Office is responsible for handling Institution level international affairs including Outbound and Inbound opportunities.The culture of internationalization comes when the students go abroad for Internship programs, student exchanges, short-term laboratory research or summer study programs as well as students from Partner Institutions come to our Institute under exchange banner.Students can compete for several types of study-abroad scholarships to support their quest for international experience.
MITS focus on sending students abroad for international experience started in 2016, when the 1st batch of students went to the University Innovation Fellowship Program of d.school of Hasso Plattner Institute, Stanford University, California, USA. This process further accelerated when the 1st batch of 5 students went to Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan for fully-paid full semester internships.
Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science has MoUs with the following Institutions in different countries:
- BRNO University of Technology - Czech Republic
- Innopolis University - Russia
- Maharishi Vedic University - Holland
- Taiwan Universities
- Providence University
- Ming Chuan University
- Ming Chi University
- Asia University
- National United University
- National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
- National Yunlin University of Science & Technology
- I-Shou University
- South Korea Universities
- Kookmin University
- Chungnam National University - Korea
- Germany Universities
- European Education and Research Council (GEMS) / Indo-Euro Synchronization
- Steinbeis Institute for Sustainable Resource Usage & Energy Management Tuebingen, Germany.
Along with Innovation & Entrepreneurship, MITS concentrates on community serviceorientedactivities. As part of it, NSS(National Service Scheme) has been introduced in the year of2003. The main objective of this scheme is education and service to the community and by the community. MITS under this cell has been participating in all societal activities. It helps the students to communicate with thesocietyandalso students often go the rural areas and try to develop a technocratic environment and help the underprivileged people to develop themselves. It adopts villages and the NSS volunteers undertake various activities in those villages which generally include eradication of illiteracy, watershed management andwasteland development, health nutritionandhygiene,campaignagainstsocial evilsetc., We also have MITS Social Responsibility(MSR) club, which also looks over of all these activities under NSS
The Safer India Challenge is a 9 months long championship held annually, with the aim to reduce the death rate caused due to road accidents to half by 2020. It is an initiative of Indian Road Safety Campaign and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways held for colleges all across India.Weare proud to say that our college has been contributing to this program since last year i.e.July,2017. Every year, from our college, freshman students and senior students join to form a team and work on how to make the roads of India safer and to reduce the death rate caused by accidents. Some of thegroupsideasare being converted to prototypes to test the product and implement them.
MITS-SDCis a set up to fulfill the growing needs for skilled manpower across IT and narrow the existing gap between the demand and supply of skills. Upgrading skills to international standards through substantial industry involvement and development frameworks. MSDC provides an opportunity for the career development of students.
Increasing demand for productive manpower for jobs triggered ourselves to engage in skill development sectors across the world.
It encourages students to strengthen students with the scope of Technical Skills by providing a series of training programs. Precisely, the Scheme aims to:
- Boost productivity and employability of youth by providing training on updated technologies.
- Encourage standardization and initiate a process of creating a registry of skills.
- Impart training through Industry & Academia experts in close interaction to produce employable graduates readily.
- Empower students living in rural areas so as to bridge the urban-rural divide
- Develop and deploy e-Governance applications in a cost-effective manner
SDC STRATEGIC POLICY(50-30-20) rule:
- 50%of your development should come from on-the-job activities and action learning. This can include development experiences like managing a project, serving on a cross-functional team, taking on a new task, job shadowing, job rotation, etc.
- 30%of your development should come from interactions with others. This includes having a mentor, being a mentor, coaching, participating in communities of practice, serving as a leader in a staff organization, etc.
- 20%of your development should come from training.
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN ROBOTICS - EMBEDDED SYSTEMS AND ROBOTICS LABMITS takes the opportunity to Improve Technical knowledge of the students. In proving this MITS has a robotics space through which the Technical skills of students are enhanced. It uses a Project-Based Learning (PBL)approach to impart
- knowledge of concepts in Embedded systems and Roboticsreal-world problem-solving skills
- hands-on learning.
GARUDA - DRONE
- Custom Drone Designs
- Student Design Teams (Across disciplines with Faculty Mentors)
- Team Competitions
- Team Dynamics and Leadership
- Design using CAD
- Introduction to FEA
- 3D Print Fabrication
- Machine Design
- Engineering Analysis
- Machine Shop Fabrication
- Reverse Engineering
- Robotics and Control Systems
- Circuit Design
- Computer Programming
- Artificial Intelligence
MITS takes the opportunity to develop the skills of students in multidisciplinary streams and to dig out the hidden potentials of students apart from academics. The main motto is to enhance all students to participate actively in their passionate club under MITS society.
Aero mechatronics is a combination of mechanical, electrical and software engineering. The purpose of this multidisciplinary engineering field is the study of automata from an engineering perspective and serves thepurposes of controlling advanced hybrid systems. It helps students in creating a design solution that unifies each of the electrical, mechanical work and they get an idea of how to control a system. This thinking and coordination process is to imbibe in all students and work efficiently in every aspect to innovate new trends in mechanics.
Aero Design Studentscan envision themselves in class using drones to learn high-tech jobs and handling real-life challenges with drone technology. Drones can be used to help enhance orientation skills, motor skills, and even give students a better understanding of how the world around us works. Contrary to the belief that such technology can be distracting for students, in fact, enrich their imagination and get them more involved in the learning process. Drones will awake the students’natural curiosity and take it to the next level.
- Tech Fest
- Design Training & prototype Making
- Hackathon Challenges & Workshops
- Project Expo.
- Industrial Visit.
- Research & Development
- Ideas for Projects
- Design Competitions
- Personality Development
- Interactive Sessions
- Managing Skills.