Guwahati (Assam):Techniche, the annual Techno-Management festival of IIT Guwahati organized by the student fraternity concluded on Sunday last. The extravaganza started on the evening of Thursday and went on full form with interesting events and amazing competitions
On Saturday, the day started on with another round of judging of Tech Expo by ‘Brooks Moore’ from Discovery Channel and ‘Dr. Thomas Barclay’ , Research Scientist from NASA. Unique projects were demonstrated by school students like “Goggles for the Blind”, “Voice Controlled Car” etc. .
As a part of Lecture Series, Mike Morasky, VFX designer in Lord Of The Rings, The Matrix, Pirates Of The Carribean Saga and Music Composer in CSGO gave his keynote. Later, a video keynote by Suresh Prabhu, Former Railway Minister was played to the audience wherein he spoke about ‘How Ideas are important to bring in big changes to life’ and about how just these ideas won’t be sufficient to taste success but efficient implementation would surely.
Moving on, as a part of ‘After the sunset’ the crowd witnessed a mesmerizing performance by ‘The Animation Crew’ from South Korea. Perfect alignment, dance composing, extraordinary stunts and colorful animation were few elements which made the show amazing.
After the enthralling line up of competitions, exhibitions, workshops, lectures and fun events, the techno-management extravaganza ‘Techniche’ came to an end on Sunday with over 2000 participants from all over the country, the campus witnessed huge crowds in all the lectures and nights.
Dr. Thomas Barclay, Research Scientist from NASA gave his keynote as a part of Lecture Series. His speech included the details of various projects planned by NASA to find an exo-planet in space and discover Alien Life. Following the keynote was a performance by Lucid Recess ‘Yeh India Ka Time Hai’. The genre was patriotic Hindi rock. All institute officials including the Director witnessed this event which was presented by MHRD
The last event of Techniche was a performance by Naalayak – The Band who entertained the audience to the fullest with their amazing songs and most relatable lyrics.