VIVA Research Forum

VIVA Research Forum

About VIVA Research Forum (VRF)

VIVA Research Forum (VRF) of VIVA SCHOOL OF MCA is responsible for promoting research culture within the Institute. Research and Development is one of the means by which Institute can experience future growth by developing new products or processes to improve and expand their operations by looking at changing requirements of industry.

It consists of investigative activities with the intention of making a discovery that can either lead to the development of new products or procedures, or to improvement of existing products or procedures.

The objective of Research Forum is to ensure that we hold on to our position at the cutting edge of innovation by encouraging interdisciplinary research and to inculcate research oriented approach to the future generation through research scholarship, education, preservation, and excellent academic practice that can serve all sectors of society.

The VIVA Research Forum comprise of the following members

  1. Dr. Minesh Ade – Principal
  2. Mrs. Chandani Patel – Assistant Professor
  3. Ms. Pradnya Mhatre – Assistant Professor
  4. Mrs. Sonia Dubey- Assistant Professor

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VIVA SCHOOL OF MCA conducts R&D activities under the VRF. The Research Forum has the following objectives:

  1. To encourage Research culture amongst the Students and Faculty of the Institute by organizing and attending Conferences and Workshops, publishing research papers in UGC recognized Journals and peer reviewed Journals with high impact factor.
  2. Acquiring and working on Funded Research Projects.
  3. To educate the research scholars about the facilities such as equipment, machineries, software etc. available in department.
  4. To enlighten the state-of-art technologies to scholars through special lectures on contemporary research topics by renowned experts in key areas
  5. To discuss recent hot research articles and to get innovative ideas for further research
  6. To develop interdisciplinary network with industry, government, professionals and experts from research fields for research collaborations.

VIVA Innovation Club (VIC)

VIC is a platform to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campus. A design and engineering center that enables students from different field to come together to develop technological innovations and participate in national and international competition.

VIC is responsible for fostering the culture of Innovation and to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes while they are informative years.

Functions of VIVA Innovation Club (VIC)

  • To promote innovation in the institute
  • Providing opportunity to the faculty and students associated with VIC club to nurture and prototype new ideas
  • To organize hackathons, idea competition, mini-challenges with the involvement of industry
  • To organize workshops/seminars/interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators
  • Network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations