SASTRA Deemed University holds 34th convocation; students asked to engage in lifelong learning

SASTRA Deemed University holds 34th convocation; students asked to engage in lifelong learning
Team Careers360 | Nov 3, 2020 - 11:42 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The SASTRA Deemed University has conducted its 34th convocation recently where the Co-founder and Chairman of Infosys and Axilor Ventures, Kris Gopalakrishnan delivered his wish list.

Addressing the graduands virtually, Kris Gopalakrishnan advised them to ride the appropriate digital wave, work as a team player, engage in lifelong learning, set aspirational standards, follow one’s heart and be courageous.

He added that the fourth industrial revolution is a game changing opportunity powered by multiple technologies like AI/ML, IoT, AR/VR, Cloud Computing, Smart phones, 3D printing, Genomics, biotechnology and nanotechnology, etc.

“These disruptive technologies are going to transform every business. New solutions have to be created. New business models have to be invented. The world will be different in the next 30 years and you have the opportunity to create this new world” said Kris Gopalakrishnan who urged the youth to be creators of the next generation world.

The best outgoing B.Tech. student award was presented to Shrute Kannappan who is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences at Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea. Shrute accepted the award and delivered her acceptance speech virtually from South Korea.

The Founder Chancellor’s best Ph.D. thesis award for Engineering was presented to Kishan Kumar and for Sciences to M.Veena.

81 Ph.D. graduands and over 12 special award winners were presented their degrees & awards in physical mode while over 4,800 graduands were presented and awarded their UG & PG degrees virtually.

The convocation procession was led by the Nadhaswaram team. The dress code of SASTRA Deemed University’s 34th convocation was hand woven Kurta or saree with stole along with contemporary and next generation procedures powered by modernity & technology provided a diverse flavour to the 34th virtual convocation of SASTRA.

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