KIIT School of Computer Engineering Organizes ATAL-FDP on ‘Artificial Intelligence’


The School of Computer Engineering, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University organized a five-day Online FDP on ‘Artificial Intelligence’, focusing on ‘AI in Health Dynamics: Conventional Medicare to Intelligent Healthcare’ from 21st to 25th December 2020. The FDP was sponsored by AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy, Govt. of India.

As many as 14 sessions were conducted under the FDP, which contributed to improving research skills of the participants. Eminent speakers from both academics and industry facilitated knowledge to participants who had joined from 20 states of India. The programme centered around numerous topics, including the impact of AI in cardiac healthcare, wearable, medical imaging, reinforcement techniques, and other healthcare analytics. It addressed various challenging issues concerning the healthcare domain and several technically feasible solutions.

Speaking at the inaugural session, which was held virtually, Prof. Pradip Kumar Das, Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Guwahati focused on the leading role of AI in the healthcare domain. He stressed upon certain vital parameters like datasets to be used, performance metrics, and implementation aspects, while dealing with healthcare-related works. Prof. Hrusikesh Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor, KIIT-DU acknowledged the core impact of the transition from Conventional Medicare to Intelligent Healthcare.

Prof. Biswajeet Sahoo, Director, KIIT School of Computer Engineering, highlighted the emergence of the KIIT as an academic powerhouse. Prof. Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar discussed several recent developments and challenges associated with the healthcare domain.

Earlier, Dr. Hrudaya Kumar Tripathy, Associate Professor, KIIT School of Computer Engineering & Coordinator ATAL-FDP started the inaugural event by welcoming all dignitaries and participants associated with the event, addressing the significance of AI in the healthcare domain. Dr. Sushruta Mishra, Assistant Professor, KIIT School of Computer Engineering & Coordinator, ATAL-FDP proposed the vote of thanks. Mr. Shubham Suman, PG Scholar & Student Coordinator, FDP also spoke on the occasion.

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