SS12 Project Competition & Maker Fair 2016

Enhancing the Quality of Life through Innovation

What is SS12

SS12 is a Code-A-Thon and Make-A-Thon Challenge organized to recognize the best social innovators in Asia Pacific. The theme for this year is “Enhancing the quality of Life through Innovation”. Students form Universities all over Asia and Middle East will be participating displaying their engineering skills.

What is Maker Fair

A Maker Fair is a celebration of innovators, makers, doers coming together to showcase their products to the local community. All types of makers like Tech enthusiasts, Crafters, Tinkerers, Hobbyists, Industries and other organizations, clubs and forums, authors, artists, students and entrepreneurs are welcome to the Maker Fair.


IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its highly-cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing and technology information around the globe.

There are more than 420,000 IEEE members in more than 160 countries. IEEE publishes a third of the world’s technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics and is a leading developer of international standards that underpin many of today’s telecommunications, information technology and power generation products and services.

Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT) is an autonomous, self-financing engineering college, affiliated to Anna University. With more than 6000 aspiring students and 400 inspiring teachers, the college is a working model of entrepreneurship and social responsibility in the Manchester of South India, Coimbatore. Being pioneers in numerous activities, it is not surprising that the IEEE unit of KCT also shares the same vision and work for advancing technology for humanity.

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We invite Mobile Apps or Computer Based or IoT based project proposals under the following areas.

Agriculture and environment

Clean water and energy


Disaster management

Assistive systems

Women safety

Games and entertainment



The strength of SS12

Ramalatha Marimuthu

Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore

    Prasanth Mohan

    REDD Robotics (3Ding)

      Kanagaraj S

      Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore

        S Purushothaman

        ISRO, Bangalore

          Amaad Soomro

          Isra University, Hyderabad, Pakistan

            Ayush Jain

            Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

              Vydeki Vijayakumar

              Associate Professor in the School of Electronics Engineer, VIT Chennai

                Hari Prasath L

                Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore

                  Preethy V Warrier

                  Bhoruka Power Corporation Limited

                    Stanley Lam

                    Chair, Board of Directors, Project Possibility


                      Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore

                        Tittu Varghese

                        CTO, Merclain


                          important dates

                          Call for abstracts begin
                          3 June 2016

                          Last date to send abstract
                          10 August 2016

                          Acceptance notification
                          25 August 2016

                          Last date to send final report
                          15 September 2016

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                          Our Partners

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                          Prasanth Emy Mohan

                          Maker Fair
                          Preethy V Warrier

                          M.N Saroja

                          L. Hariprasad


                          • Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT)
                          • Chinnavedampatti, Saravanampatty, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641049, India.