ACE engineering college Journey with Microsoft India started in July, 2013. Initially, department of CSE has Organized MIC Coach Visit on our campus on 05th July, 2013 to enlighten the students about Microsoft technologies.
A workshop and an ideation fest was conducted during , 8th July to 15th July – wherein the ACE Students were trained and asked to ideate and come out with innovative abstracts/ideas, which can be carried out as projects leading to Innovation using Microsoft Products.
More than 150 ideas were submitted by, the students of ACE engineering college and they were evaluated for its uniqueness and relevance by a team of Professors & Faculty. 70 of these ideas were shortlisted and found unique (thorough validation and eliminating ideas which were lifted/copied & found duplicate). These 70 ideas were presented to a team of Software Professionals from Microsoft.
On 5th September, 2013. ACE’s sustained good work earned the status of Microsoft Innovation Center and the MOU was signed & exchanged between Mr. Hiren Israni, Sr.Finance Director – Microsoft Corporation( India) Pvt Ltd and Prof. Y.V.Gopala Krishna Murthy, General Secretary, ACE Engineering College.
YAPPON 2013, a national wide Hackathon was conducted at ACE MICROSOFT INNOVATION CENTER on 5th SEP 2013 and 176 students participated in this national wide event and 63 apps were developed. Mr. Phani Kondapudi, Director – Academic Programs Microsoft Corporation ( India) Pvt Ltd has consented as Chief Guest for this program.