The fourth Annual Student Research Meet(SRM) was organized by the DRIL office in collaboration with IEEE R10 Bhutan Subsection, College of Science and Technology on 16th May, 2021. As the region was under lockdown due to the pandemic, the event was organized online using the Zoom application. This was the 2nd time the college organized the event online due to the pandemic which prevents mass gatherings.
The Student Research Meet was first organized in 2017 and since then the event has been an annual program organized by the DRIL office. The main objectives of organizing such an event was to provide a platform for the students to share their research work and to build a healthy student research ecosystem and encourage collaborative interdisciplinary research.
This year a total of 11 research projects were presented by participants from 5 different programmes namely Civil, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, IT and Architecture. The research projects presented in the SRM are the best ones selected from the various programmes / departments in the college competing for the best student research work award of the college.
The presentations were assessed based on the criterions set by the college research committee and the panel included one member from each participating programme.
The winners for this years SRM were the following:
To develop a mobile application to preserve and promote Bhutan’s Driglam Namzha. (Eusang Lhaki Dorji & Group) ITD
Sublime in Architecture: Promotion of Culture through Sublime Architecture (Jigme Choda) Architecture
Augmented Reality Guide App for CST (Kinga Lhaden & Group)