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Mohan Babu University Engineering Students Win Big at IIT (BHU) Varanasi Hackathon

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Tirupati : Mohan Babu University’s Engineering College proudly announces the remarkable achievement of its students in the prestigious hackathon hosted by IIT (BHU) Varanasi. The event, part of Technex’24, Asia’s oldest Techno-Management fest, witnessed fierce competition among technology enthusiasts nationwide. Amidst this challenging environment, two teams from Mohan Babu University (MBU) Engineering College stood out, showcasing their exemplary skills and innovative spirit.

The WaveWords project, conceived by students from MBU, emerged victorious, clinching the coveted first place in the Hackathon competition. This ground-breaking project, centered around a pair of gloves integrated with advanced sensor technology and intelligent data processing algorithms, translates hand gestures into spoken words, facilitating seamless communication. It is designed to aid individuals facing challenges in vocal expression, exemplifies the intersection of technology and social impact.

The WaveWords Project, was ingeniously crafted by a team of four students—Challa Poojitha, D. Sai Dinesh, G. Madhan Mohan Reddy, and P.N. Dharanija— who received expert guidance and mentorship from a trio of esteemed professors: Dr. N. Padmaja, Coordinator of AICTE IDEA lab and Professor of ECE; Dr. K Ramani, Head of Department for DS; and Dr. T V S Gowtham Prasad, Associate Professor of ECE.

Dr.Padmaja, Deputy Dean, Innovations and Coordinator, IDEA Lab, representing Mohan Babu University, remarked, “We are immensely proud of our students’ triumph at the Hackathon, which not only underscores their ingenuity and problem-solving abilities but also reflects our institution’s commitment to fostering innovation and technology. This victory is a testament to our relentless pursuit of excellence and our endeavour to address real-world challenges through pioneering solutions.”

In addition to the accolades received, the winning team was awarded a cash prize of 10,000 rupees and certificates by Innovians Technology, the organizing body of this esteemed annual event at IIT (BHU) Varanasi.

Mohan Babu University continues to inspire and nurture the next generation of innovators, emphasizing the importance of creativity, collaboration, and social responsibility in driving technological advancements that positively impact society.

This Innovative Project was developed at  IDEA Lab of MBU which supports students to translate their innovative ideas into products/prototypes that are helpful to the society. The IDEA lab has been established with a fund of 1.13 crores from AICTE and Host Institute.  

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