LUMOS 2017 was a Technical Workshop cum Fest organized by CLUB GEN-Y under the affiliation of Directorate of Student Affairs, SRM University, Kattankulathur. The event was scheduled between February 1 - 4, 2017. The event aimed on pulling the students towards the evolutionary technologies on which the industry runs around the globe.
LUMOS had three workshops:
Mammoth - Big Data and Cloud Computing Workshop (1st – 3rd February)
WHW - Wireless Hacking Workshop (1st – 2nd February)
Switch IT - Cross Platform App Development, Integrated Web Development and UX/UI Concept Design (3rd – 4th February)
The technical team from the domains of GEN-Y organized the workshops. All the students from 1st to 2nd years were given individual training by the domain heads from December 2016 to January 2017 for working as part of the Technical Assistance Team to help the students attending the workshop. Around 250 students attended the workshop.
The event started on 1st of February in mini-hall with a Saraswati Pooja. The HoD of Information Technology, Dr. G Vadivu along with Guest Speaker Mr. Joel Pandian, Director (International Business), JD Soft Ltd lighted the inuagural lamp. This was followed by a talk on Big Data Technologies used in the industry by Mr. Pandian. Then Dr.G.Vadivu spoke on the available technologies and projects being carried out in the college.
Then we started with basics of Big Data and Hadoop. The day ended at 5 PM with the teaching of how to install HDFS on a Linux. Second day began with How Map Reduce worked and the algorithm for Word Count. In the second half, Word Count Program was executed on the systems, getting a 98% success among the participants. The third day started with Cloud Systems. Cloud Technologies were discussed and virtualization was explained. In the second half, we demonstrated how to utilize dockers and cloud systems like Amazon EC2. The certificates were then distributed.
Wireless hacking workshop started in 1st February in the Bio-tech Seminar hall with a Saraswati Pooja. The workshop started with a mind-map of the day plan of the modules, which were going to be covered in the workshop. The concepts of exploits and networking was taught to the students. Kali-Linux installation using bootable USB was taught to the students using file partition algorithm. The technical assistance team helped the students in the installation process. The tools such as Airbase, Honeypot etc.. was covered on day1.
The second day mostly focused on the guest lecture given by the Satish Ashwin , Senior Security Research Analyst, Head of Research & Operations , Brisk InfoTech Chennai on Internet of Brains and Information Security. Then router configuration and password exploits where taught and the workshop ended with certificate distribution.
The workshop started on 3rd of February in Mini Hall 2. The event started with brief introduction to front end design, colour theory and interactive design. Basics of HTML and other web technologies were covered. Finally all the students were made to install XAMP server in the local host for website developement. After building website, the backend was coded in PHP and the data was fetched through APIs.
On the second day of the workshop, we started with basic logo desiging. Student made materialistic logo desing of Google Chrome Logo. Golden Ratio was taught to the students. The basic of React Native was covered and the andriod environment was setup. Application was built in the environment and the data was fetched from the same APIs that were used in website.
The app was casted on an android cellphone and was projected. The workshop ended with the certificate distribution and all the resources where shared with students for future development.