Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Delhi) will organize a Do It Yourself (DIY) summer boot camp named ‘Change Makers’ for high school students, where class 11 and 12 students will be able to access the institute’s facilities to convert their influential ideas into reality.
The non-residential boot camp to be held from 23rd May to 24th June will begin with rapid prototyping based training in digital manufacturing techniques. The training will take place at Makerspace (a DIY facility at IIT Delhi). After the training, the students will continue to take advantage of the facilities of IIT-Delhi till the end of the boot camp to create projects aimed at addressing some high impact social problems.
Interested students can submit their applications till May 7 or until the slots are available. The application form is available at https://tinyurl.com/46r89njw. If students have any concerns or queries, they can write an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The nature of the projects includes building an electro-mechanical prototype for the problem at hand. The kind of projects that are possible can range from building an air pollution monitor to a medical device for the visually impaired to smart furniture and more.
We urge the changemakers i.e. students of class 11 and 12 to be passionate about changing and creating things, to use their interests and skills to bring about a positive change in the society. Summer Boot Camp with its impressive products and solutions will provide R&D facilities and mentorship to the selected students committed to take them closer to implementation,” said Jai Dhariwal, Coordinator, Changemakers Summer Boot Camp, IIT Delhi.
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is a public technical university located in Hauz Khas in South Delhi, Delhi, India. It is one of the oldest Indian Institutes of Technology in India.