Microsoft conducted an AI Virtual Summit for the students of BML Munjal University (BMU), a Hero Group initiative on May 6-May 7, 2020. This was as per the MoU signed between BMU and Microsoft Intelligent Cloud Hub (ICH), to enrich skills and expertise in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things & data science. The collaboration furthers the hands-on learning experience at BMU through workshops, internships and industry specific labs. The two-day long summit was attended by approximately 200 students and the faculty members.
Data science is a diverse field with immense purpose in today’s time, and the students of BMU got the chance to hear from leading experts in the space, share their experience and derive key insights from the online sessions.
The first day’s session of the two-day virtual summit was inaugurated by Dr Manoj K Arora, Vice Chancellor, BMU, on May 6, 2020, where he spoke about how BMU is taking charge in teaching skills that are relevant for students today, and how the collaboration with Microsoft is helping them achieve that.
Dr Maneek Kumar, Dean, School of Engineering and Technology, spoke about the importance of collaboration with industry leaders in today’s time, to enable holistic growth of the students.