Professional Body Activities

1. ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Cummins Student Chapter

ASME Student’s Section of Cummins College is established in September 2015. This is the first student section of its kind established in Savitribai Phule Pune University. ASME is unique and one of the broadest knowledge sharing platform in Mechanical Engineering discipline.

ASME provides many services to students of Mechanical and non-Mechanical Engineering. They include helping beginning students to understand the opportunities and responsibilities that they have and developing their interest in engineering through field trips and guest speakers.

ASME also provides its members with opportunities for student employment and for scholarships. Finally, the student section aids its graduating members to find jobs through resume books and career fairs.

Every year, 100+ new students’ registered for ASME memberships.

For AY: 2018-19, total 150+ students registered for ASME memberships, out of those 75 students have renewed their memberships. The membership is free for First Year students.

ASME Cummins Student Section is not just a line on your resume, but it’s your career connection !!!

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2.IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Students’ Branch

IEEE is the world’s largest professional society dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE student branch of Cummins College was established in 2002. IEEE student branch comes under IEEE Region 10, Asia Pacific Region and is attached to IEEE Pune section from 2010 after its formation. Previously the branch was attached to IEEE Bombay Section.

College encourages students to take IEEE student membership and the meritorious students are given 50% concession in registration fees from the year 2009. Various technical and non technical activities are conducted under IEEE student branch. Through these activities students get exposure to recent trends in the technological field as well as they get opportunity to work for the society which helps in overall development of students.

IEEE Activities

3.CSI student’s chapter

CSI student’s chapter was started on 7th Aug 2008. CSI is an active national organization which consists of technically sound professionals and students. It periodically offers seminars, workshops and technical events on ongoing trends. More than 100 students from the department enroll to CSI Student Branch every year and take advantage of the CSI activities. This helps them to be at par with the current technology trends. 14 faculty members from the department are registered as life members of CSI. The CSI student’s chapter is very active and has organized several technical sessions since the beginning.

CSI student’s chapter was started on 7th Aug 2008. CSI is an active national organization which consists of technically sound professionals and students. It periodically offers seminars, workshops and technical events on ongoing trends. More than 100 students from the department enroll to CSI Student Branch every year and take advantage of the CSI activities. This helps them to be at par with the current technology trends. 14 faculty members from the department are registered as life members of CSI. The CSI student’s chapter is very active and has organized several technical sessions since the beginning.

Introduction
2nd National Level Project Competition for Region VI
E-Merge – CSI Maharashtra State Student Convention 2012 
1st National Level Project Competition for Region VI
Technotryst:Episode5-Apotheosis
Technotryst:Episode4-Cynosure
Other Events

4.THE IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)

The department has a students’ chapter of THE IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology). Under this chapter a mini project competition is organized. The students in and around Pune participate in the competition to show their skills and talent.

Under the IET chapter, the department has also organized and conducted Local Present around The World (PATW). Here, the students portray their presentation skills and the winners get a chance to compete at national level.

5.MkSSS’s CCEW ACM- W Students Chapter, Pune

About ACM-W Chapter:
Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune entered into the new endeavor by forming the first ACM-Women (ACM-W) Chapter of Pune on October 6, 2012. ACM-W aims to support, celebrate and advocate internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of computing field. The focus of ACM-W is to inspire, motivate and encourage women for joining the field of computing and eventually sustaining and growing in the profession.  Through its various activities the organization facilitates the progress of women in computing related work and education.

This ACM-W Student Chapter was inaugurated by Shri Vishwas Deval, Chairman, Management
Committee, MKSSS and Dr. Madhuri Khambete, Principal, Cummins College of Engineering for Women.

Dr. Urvashi Rathod, Dr. Sheila Anand, Mr. Yogesh Dandawate, Mr. Shekhar Sahasrabudhe from ACM Pune , were present for this event. Mrs. Jaya Panwalkar, Director, nVIDIA graced this occasion and delivered a keynote speech. A plenary session by Dr. Manish Godse explained the careers in research and higher education.

As a part of ACM -W Student Chapter activities, a talk on “Tiny steps in the field of Research” by Dr. Urvashi Rathod, Dr. Arati Dixit and Dr. Abhijat Vichare was organized for the students to introduce them to the world of research.

Every year ACM – W student chapter organizes a technical event  for all computer department students and  invites registration for the next year memberships.

ACM-W Students Chapter, CCOEW is the first and only students chapter for women in entire
Pune region.

Membership Numbers :

Total ACM-W members since October 2012
Student members : 54
Faculty members : 7

Participation in ACM India Activities :

  1. ACM -W members attended the conference organized by ACM India along with TCS, Pune on 6th April, 2013.
  2. ACM -W members attended the Workshop on ACM Cyber Security – 2014
  3. ACM -W members attended the 2012, 2014 and 2015 Grace Hopper Celebrations conducted in Bengaluru.
  4. ACM-W members attended the talk by Moshe Y. Vardi at Savitribai Phule Pune University on January 3, 2015

ACM-W Events Summary