The Centre of Excellence concept has been introduced by the R.M.K. Engineering College to develop the skill required by the Industries and also to promote the research culture in Engineering and Technology. The Data Science Centre of Excellence has been established through Memorandum of Understanding between Virtusa Consulting Services Private Limited and R.M.K. Engineering College. The major activities organized through the Data Science Centre of Excellence are training the faculty and students in Data Science, summer and winter Internships provided by Virtusa for II & III Year Students, Conduct of Bootcamps on Data Science by Virtusa Experts and participation in VirtusaJatayu, CodeLite, Engineering Equity and Neural Hack Contests. Mr.S.Rajkumar, Associate Director, Learning and Campus, Virtusa Consulting Services Private Limited is the Board of Studies Member of Information Technology Board. Virtusa Experts has designed 42.8% of B.Tech Information Technology Curriculum. The faculty members of Department of Information Technology, R.M.K. Engineering College and Virtusa Experts carried out a collaborative research work on Whole Genome Sequencing.
Internships & Placements:
Internships are given to students at Virtusa to enhance their knowledge in the domain. Students are provided with an opportunity to work with Data Science Projects during their internship.
|No. of students onboarded for Data Science domain
|2015 – 19
|2016 – 20
|2017 – 21
|2018 – 22
- The Research Proposal titled “Interpretation Services of Covid-19 Genome Data” submitted for Rs.49,89,542/- to United States – India Science and Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF) – Covid 19 Ignition Grants in collaboration with Mr.Sabrish, Director, Life Sciences, Virtusa.