EBSA

Engineering Biomedical Students Association(EBSA)

The Engineering Biomedical Students Association [EBSA] was inugurated on 24 th July, 2003.The foundation was duly performed in the conference hall of SCET with Dr.V.J.Paul, presiding over the meeting. The motto of EBSA  “To the zenith with determination” was upheld by the association by conducting seminars, industrial visits, hospital visits and exhibitions, more encompassed for the propaganda of EBSA.Objectives Of EBSA

  • Creating sufficient awareness about BME field among health care professionals and public.
  • Inviting Guest lecturers of eminent BME, industrialists, academicians, management personalities to motivate and guide our members.
  • Organizing State level & National level Symposiums.
  • Collaboration with industries & research wings that can give a whole new dimension and professionalism.
  • Arranging Science & Technology exhibition with industries & inter college participants.
  • Encouraging and guiding the students for their higher studies, competitive exams & conducting career guidance programs
  • Publication of BM magazine, news letter, periodicals & journals.
  • Encouraging technical group activities, conducting mini-project competitions, offering placement assistantship to its members.

The Association Reports for the various Academic Year(s) has been listed below:

  • Conducted a ‘Art Amour’, drawing competition on 19/5/2021
  • The Department of Biomedical Engineering in association with the Sahrdaya Engineering College Alumni Association conducted an alumni talk by Ms. Ida Baby (2009-2013 batch) currently working as an Software Integrator and Application Engineer at Porshe Engineering on 8th May 2021
  • The Biomedical Department in Association with the Centre of Research and Development, and BMESI organised an Online Workshop on “Technical Writing” by Dr. Finto Raphael, Head of the Department on 30th April 2021 from 01:30 PM for pre-final year students
  • A talk on placement and career was conducted on 16th April 2021 by Mr. Sujith, Managing Director & C E O, Ibis Medical Systems for final year and pre final year students
  • An add- on talk on Computational Methods in Biomedical Engineering was conducted by Ms. Minimol, HOD and Professor, Electronics and Biomedical Department on 29th March 2021
  • CoreEL Technologies, Bengaluru  in association with Sahrdaya College of Engineering conducted an Add-On Certification Course on “MATLAB Fundamentals” on 23rd March 2021 from 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. An interactive Q&A session also took place after the talk.
  • A placement talk for final year students was conducted by Mr. Jibin Jose, Assistant Professor of BM department on 23rd March 2021
  • Conducted Hands-on training and assessment for the Fluke Biomedical India Course “IEC 60601-1-8; Electrical Safety Testing, Verification and calibration on Medical Devices on 19.01.2021
  • Healthcare Engineering conducted a free webinar to BME students and faculty on Modern Concepts in Healthcare Technologies on 8th January 2021
  • EBSA celebrated World Biomedical Engineer’s Day on December 5th, 2020
  • A demo session was conducted by the officials of Fluke Biomedical company on 1/12/2020 for the staff of the Biomedical Department on safety analyzers, defibrillators, multiparameter monitoring equipment
  • Conducted an online panel discussion on “Changes in Medical Device Industry and Regulations in the last five years” inculcating eminent personalities from regulatory bodies and industrial experts in association with K-DISC, IEEE EMBS, Medical Devices Innovation Consortium (MDIC), and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University on 14th January 2021
  • Conducted BIO QUIZ for Biomedical students on 20/11/2020
  • The students of BM Department interacted with Mr. Vishnu Mohandas, alumni, 2009-2013 Batch, currently working as Research and Development Engineer, Philips Research Campus, Netherlands on 5/11/2020. Mr. Yuvaraj of BM Department was in incharge of the same
  • Conducted an interactive session on “Higher Education Opportunities Abroad” by Dr. George Alapatt working as the Adjunct Professor at PSG Institute of Management on 2nd October 2020
  • Organized an Alumni interaction by Mr. Jenson of the 2014 batch working as a software engineer at Accenture, Bangalore, and Mr. Tinto K Anto of the 2008 batch, Senior Marketing Manager, Siemens.
  • Conducted an Alumni talk by Dr. Karthik Soman (2006-2010 batch) working as an Associate Specialist, University of California, San Francisco on 30th September 2020
  • Conducted a session on “Indomitable warrior of the new battlefield- Ventilator, Portable Respiratory Monitor- Capnostream ” by Medtronic on 14th September 2020
  • Conducted a career guidance talk by Mr. David Hobbs, Senior Lecturer, College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University, Australia.
  • Conducted a 10 days Online Faculty Development Program on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Biomedical Applications” from 13/7/2020 to 24/7/2020.
  • Conducted a webinar series on the topic “Post Covid Challenges and Opportunities in Biomedical Engineering”:
  • The speaker for the first session was Mr. Binu V, Assistant General Manager, Kirloskar Technologies, Pvt Limited.
  • The speaker for the second session was Mr. Mohith Manoj, Assistant Manager, R & D, Scanray Technologies, Pvt Limited.
  • The third session was hosted by Medtronics, India consisting of Madan R Krishnan, Vice President and Managing Director, Titus Arnold, Director, HR, Abhishek Bhargava, Business Head, Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure, Vinay Rajan, Regional Clinical Leader.
  • Conducted a Technical talk by  Dr.Hari C.V , Asst Professor, Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology on the topic Introduction to LATEX 
  • Conducted a technical talk by Dr. John Thomas, Assistant Professor VIT to our students on “Nanomaterials in Biomedical Application”
  • In association with IIT madras, EBSA conducted a one-day event “SAMPARK” on 3rd November 2019 at the multipurpose indoor stadium. The event included a Matlab workshop, machine learning workshop, and a quizzing event. More than 150 students from various branches participated.
  • Our faculty members have visited Agappe Corporate office and manufacturing facilities. The team visited the reagent manufacturing plant at Pattimattom and the equipment manufacturing plant at Kinfra, Nellad.
  • Conducted a technical talk by Mr.David Ignatius, Service manager, GE healthcare Kerala And Mr.Santhosh Babu, Territory Manager, GE Healthcare on 27-09-2019. Mr. Santhosh Babu explained the basic medical imaging modalities and Mr. David Ignatius interacted with Final Year and Pre Final Year students regarding career opportunities.
  • Mr. Naveen Prakash, ZONAL MANAGER, TRANSASIA BIOMEDICALS LTD heading Kerala operations gave a talk on Career opportunities and In-vitro diagnosis.
  • On 27 June 2018, the Department organized and conducted a workshop on entrepreneurship.
  • The Biomedical Engineering Association, EBSA has organized a three-day workshop on python and embedded c under skill development club.
  • Conducted a Workshop On Mechanical Engineering In Minimally Invasive Surgical Tools by Mr.Prakashan Kaniyamparambil, CEO, Mini Surgical Equipments.
  • A one-day workshop on robotics was conducted by Mr. Keerthi Chacko (PhD), IIT Delhi as an add-on to the course medical robotics. The workshop gave an introduction to the robo-analyzer. 
  • A seminar on the topic ‘Rehabilitation Engineering-Prosthetic and Orthotic’ by Chadon O’ connor was organized for prefinal years.
  • Terri Bresenhamc(CEO and president, GE Healthcare) interacted with the biomedical engineering students at GE Sahrdaya.
  • A talk on ‘Career planning ‘ was conducted by Ms. Manjusha Shan, Solutions Lead,Thomson and Reuters, 800 West, California Avenue, Sunnyvale,California-94086
  • Dr. Remya George was selected as a member of the Board of Studies of  APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University.
  • Dr.Yuvaraj Velusamy, Dr.Rajeswari Manickam, Sivamani Chinnaswamy, Golden Julie Eanoch, Harold Robinson Yesudhas, Raghvendra Kumar & Hoang Viet Long., published a paper on “Adaptive beam formation and channel allocation using substance near multicast protocol and CS-iEHO” Soft Computing (January 2021).
  • Ms. Reshma Jose, Assistant Professor, participated in an AICTE sponsored online ATAL FDP on “Applied Machine Learning and Data Science ” hosted by the Department of Computer Applications, SAINTGITS College of Engineering, Kottayam, Kerala from 18th to 22nd January 2021.
  • Ms.Annsoniya, Assistant Professor, was shortlisted for Ph.D. admission as a full-time scholar with an institute fellowship in the Dept. of Advanced Technology Development Center, IIT Kharagpur. The research area is Neuroscience under the Supervision of Dr.Sharba Bandyopadhyay.
  • Dr. Yuvaraj, Associate Professor attended AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online FDP on “3D Printing & Design” from 4/1/2021 to 8/1/2021 at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design, and Manufacturing, Kancheepuram.
  • Mr.Kiran Philip Issac, Ms.Lavina Joseph, Ms.Arathy M attended STTP conducted by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai on “Regulatory affairs in medical devices” from 22nd to 24th December 2020 
  • Dr. Yuvaraj, Associate Professor participated & presented a topic in an online one Week International Faculty Development Program “Modelling, Simulation and Fabrication of Futuristic Semiconductor, MEMs and NEMs devices” on 14 -19 December.
  • Ms. Reshma Jose presented a paper titled “CAD SYSTEM FOR DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF LIVER CANCER USING OPTIMIZED ONN & CNN CLASSIFIERS” at IEEE PICC 2020, the third edition of the International Conference on POWER INSTRUMENTATION CONTROL AND COMPUTING held on December 10th to 12th 2020 at GEC, Thrissur.  
  • Ms. Reshma Jose, Ms. Arathy M, attended an AICTE Sponsored FDP (Online) on “Machine Learning and Deep Learning: A Hands-On Approach” held from 7 to 19 December 2020. 
  • Dr. Yuvaraj V, Associate Professor was the speaker for International Online FDP on “MEMS-based Sensors and Actuators for Biomedical Application” from Nov 2nd to Nov 7th conducted by the Department of Electronics and Communication, KL University, Vijayawada.
  • Dr. Yuvaraj V, Associate Professor, was the speaker for AICTE Sponsored STTP on “FUTURISTIC APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES OF NANOELECTRONICS IN BIOSCIENCE” on 11th November 2020  conducted by the Department of Electronics and Communication, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology.
  • All faculty members of the BME department attended AICTE sponsored STTP on ” Outcome-based Education with assessment and Evaluation” organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology, Kodakara from 23rd Nov to 28th Nov 2020.  
  • Ms. Reshma Jose, Ms.Lavina Joseph, Ms.Arathy M, Mr.Kiran Phillip Issac attended a webinar on “Polymeric Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications” on November 30, 2020, by the Department of ASH of Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology, Kodakara.
  • Dr.Yuvaraj Velusamy, Associate Professor, participated & completed successfully AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online FDP on “Sensors Technology” from 05-10-2020 to 09-10-2020 at GNANAMANI COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY.
  • Dr. Remya George, Associate Professor, Attended an AICTE Sponsored FDP (Online) on “IOT” by Amity School of Engineering and Technology, New Delhi,  held from 12 to 16 October  2020.
  • Mr. Jibin Jose, Assistant Professor, participated in one week of AICTE ATAL FDP on Innovation Management from 24/8/2020 to 28/8/2020.
  • Mr. Jibin Jose, Assistant Professor, participated in one week of AICTE ATAL FDP on Sensor Technology from 17/8/2020 to 21/8/2020
  • Dr. Finto Raphel, Associate Professor, was the moderator for the IEEE webinar series on “Opportunities and Challenges in Engineering Education” on 18/9/2020.
  • Dr. Yuvaraj Velusamy is the reviewer of the Journal of Engineering in Medicine (JOEIM).
  • Dr. Remya George and Dr. Finto Raphel were the Keynote speakers for  AICTE sponsored two-day National Conference on Innovations in Communication Networks, Information Security, Embedded Systems and Signal Processing  (ICIES 2020)  for the topic “Recent advances in Biomedical Technology applicable to the management of COVID -19 global crisis” and “Deep Learning for Cellular Networks”.
  • Mr. Jibin Jose, Assistant Professor, Varghese Thomas, P S John, Geo Paul Elamkunnapuzha Illikkal got United States Patent on “Device for Surgical Assistance” on August 18, 2020, Patent No.: US 10,743,961 B2
  • Mr. Jibin Jose, Assistant Professor, was involved in the product development of IBIS Medical Equipment & Systems Pvt Ltd as a consultant for the product Raze COV-advanced Ultraviolet (UV-C) Disinfection System for quick, chemical-free sterilization of high infection-prone areas, vital to contain the Covid-19 spread.
  • Mr. Jibin Jose, Assistant Professor, supported Mr. Geo Lawrence, Design Engineer, Devaditek Innovations Pvt. Ltd, Sahrdaya TBI in the development of the Book Disinfector installed in Central Library developed at the Sahrdaya Technology Business Incubator.
  • Dr.Remya George Assistant Professor was involved in the product development, as a consultant for the product “Ovulation tracker” for IBIS Medical Equipments and Systems Pvt.Ltd, Cochin
  • Soji Anna Saji, Alan Jose, Karthika A M, Abhijith D of S8 BM under the guidance of Mrs. Reshma Jose presented a paper titled ‘A Sustainable Facial Recognition Based Heart Rate Monitoring System for the Detection of Atrial Fibrillation in Paralyzed’ under the Energy Track of the International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE) held at Jyothi Engineering College, Thrissur on April 9, 2021
  • Abhilash Joy, RojinAnto Varghese, Angela Varghese and Anna Mary Sajeev of S8 BM  under the guidance of Dr. Jeethu Ravindran presented a paper titled “Medicine Delivering and Parameter Monitoring Robot” at the International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Systems (ICACCS) organised by Sri Eshwar College of Engineering,Campus Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu in association with IEEE on 19th and 20th March 2021 through online platform
  • Anjana Divakaran, Minsha M.Z, Sreeraag P.S and Greeshmavarghese of S6 BM  under the guidance of Ms. Sony N.S presented a paper titled “Video Based Gait Analysing System” for the session Biosensor Technology at the First International Conference on Biomaterials and Biosensors Technology organised by Bannari Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, Tamil nadu on 12th March 2021 through online platform.
  • The following students have qualified GATE 20-21- TheresPalatty, Anjo Xavier and Evelin Durom of 2017 Batch and Anna Roy of 2018 Batch
  • Ms. Shishira P.A and Ms. Tiana Koottungal bagged the second and third positions in the  Biomedical Engineering 2016-2020 batch of APJ Abdul Kalam Kerala Technological University
  • Eveline Durom of S7 BME was selected for doing an internship at TCS Rapid Labs
  • Eveline Durom of S7 BME was selected for offline interaction with the Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala Sri Pinarayi Vijayan on 1/2/2021.
  • Anze Joshy of S7 BME was selected for online interaction with the Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala Sri Pinarayi Vijayan 
  • Eveline Durom of S7 BME won WhyHack Hackathon conducted in connection with the Women startup summit for solving AI problems by TCS.
  • Final year project of 2016-2020 batch under the guideship of Dr. Remya George with student members Ms. Mariah Thomas Mampilly, Ms. Edina Prakash, Mr. Haroon Imshad R, and Mr. Nidhin ET is decided to be converted as a product by IBIS Medical Equipment & Systems Pvt Ltd.
  • Ms. Mariah Thomas Mampilly has been offered an internship opportunity at IBIS with a stipend of Rs. 10,000.
  • Govind, a third-year BM student participated in Smart India Hackathon 2020 and their team won the second prize.
  • Govind, a third-year BM student interacted with the Prime Minister of India about his technological innovation.