Mr. HarshaTeja Pullagura, final year Computer Science and Engineering student of Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology attended as a student delegate and speaker on the Design Thinking Day during the 1-week Innovation workshop organized at Alabama State University, Alabama, USA.
The one week workshop during 7-15 July 2018 under the banner “Innovation-week-Birmingham” hosted by Alabama State University, executed several events including Design Thinking. It’s a rear opportunity for the students of India to participate and delegate in the prestigious Innovation Week Birmingham.
Innovation Week is a celebration of creatives, risk-takers, and innovators. Through a series of strongly collaborative events produced by Birmingham’s most pioneering public and private institutions, Innovation Week showcases transformational ideas and ventures evolving in Birmingham. The week bridges the gap between local entrepreneurs, talent, and capital, ultimately accelerating the existed startup community.
Mr. Harsha is one of the facilitator in the workshop on the Design Thinking Day and is also a speaker in innovation week. He got the opportunity through his successful involvement in planning the Design thinking workshops at various levels for the past 3 months.
Principal Dr.Y.Mallikarjuna Reddy of VVIT said that Mr. Harsha Teja being profoundly influenced by the University innovation Fellows programs of d-school, Stanford University, USA, attended Google I/O conference at California, USA in June 2018. Dr. Reddy also reminded that Mr. Harsha was one among the three student delegates invited for Google I/O 2018. Dr.Reddy also said that their Institute’s UIF team is determined to carry out more design thinking programs for motivating the students in all nearby institutions and to tap their creativity.
Mr.Harsha Teja, after sharing his experiences at “Innovation-week-Birmingham”, thanked the Management and faculty for providing state-of-art facilities in the campus and for creating the right atmosphere for innovation and designing. He also commended the efforts of Sri PRKrishna Prasad, Associate Professor of CSE and UIF-VVIT coordinator for his valuable support and motivation through all the design thinking activities.
Sri Vasireddy Vidya Sagar, Chairman VIVA-VVIT, Sri S.Badari Prasad, Secretary, Sri M.SreeKrishna, Academic Secretary, Principal Dr.Y.M.Reddy, Dean Prof. N.Kumara Swamy, Dr.R.Eswaraiah, HoD, CSE other management members along with all HoDs, faculty and students congratulated Mr. Harsha Teja Pullagura on his achievement.
The other VVIT-UIF members were also energized by this achievement.