Department Computer Engineering and Technology has signed an MOU with Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) – a 140 year old membership-driven organization that has been promoting the cause of a nature conservation India since 1883. BNHS has been designated as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
Initiator and SPOC: Dr. Shilpa Sonawani
The collaboration will promote the following activities at MIT-WPU:
1. Guest lectures and exposure on practical aspects of the latest Technologies- Satellite tagging and bird migration, camera traps for wildlife estimation
2. Participation in extra-curricular, co-curricular activities, competitions on Wildlife Conservation
3. Technical Seminars / Workshops on AI and its scope in Bird Migration wildlife conservation and wildlife studies
4. Visit to Hornbill House to learn about natural history and natural history collections
5. Visit of Students / Faculty to the facilities at CEC Goregaon and Hornbill House
6. Collaborative research programs of mutual interest.
7. Joint Research Project / Internships with students / Faculties.
8. Participation as judges in Technical Events / Competitions / Paper Presentation
9. Establish a BNHS eco-club at MIT-WPU