Space Settlement, continuing this year, brought the thrills of Interstellar closer as this TechTatva’s theme of ‘Frugal Innovation’ was stretched to the bounds of outer space. Consisting of three rounds, the event was as exciting as it was tiring – participants toiled over their presentations
Robotrek’s event Catch the Light witnessed little robots following light-trails pitted against time. Despite the massive delay of about one and a half hours, the event remained popular with both, the contestants and the crowd watching. The autonomous bots, fitted with light sensors were literally supposed to ‘catch the light’ and make it through a plywood maze guided by flashlights. The quickest to do so was to be announced the winner. So, lights will literally guide the bots home.
Robotic piano player, as the name suggests, was an event where constructive people came together with their own robots that played different symphonies on the piano.
This year, the theme for TechTatva remained ‘frugal innovation’ or ‘jugaad’, a term possibly every Indian is familiar with. Frugal innovation is basically bending the rules to find an innovative fix to a problem. This definitely was kept in mind while the planning of the
The Technical Paper Presentation Competition is one of the featured events of TechTatva, where participants present research papers and are evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges.
With the number of heart related illnesses perpetually on the rise, it has become vital to find ways to tackle them. ‘Mediwear’ was about building wearable technology in this field.
Swades is a two-round event intended to spread awareness regarding the energy crisis plaguing the world and promote the employment of renewable sources of energy by making it an integral part of our daily activities.
How something appears is always a matter of perspective.
A quick look at ‘Elucidate’, an event that witnessed massive participation and baffling questions.
The MIT Central Library saw an unprecedented increase in the student population. No, the sessionals were not rescheduled to an earlier date, nor did a core company decide to call in all students for a presentation. Something else was brewing in the Library Auditorium. The