Our Collaborators

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Introduction

Vishwakarma University, in collaboration with “Unity Technologies”, the world’s leading cross-platform real-time game engine, sets up a Centre of Excellence in Immersive Technologies (Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality) & Tools, at Vishwakarma University Campus. This unique centre proposes to offer an interactive immersive experience (2D / 3D) in varied domains viz. engineering, art and design, architecture, film-making, entertainment, psychology, management, travel and tourism through simulations and visualizations

Unity is used to create half of the world’s video games. It is also used for creating non-gaming mixed reality immersive experiences in various domains mentioned above. “Vishwakarma-Unity Centre of Excellence” will pioneer in training, development and research in Immersive Technologies (AR/VR/MR).

Vision

To be the Global Centre of Excellence for Training, Development and Research in Immersive Technologies (AR/VR/MR)

Mission
  • Creating creative, competent and valuable pool of skilled human resources in Immersive Technologies (IT)
  • Providing quality professional services of training/development in IT to industries/individuals around globe.
  • Building a world-class experience centre in Immersive Technologies
  • Empowering the skilled resources in maximizing their career opportunities and academic pursuits in IT.
  • Making effective use of IT for solving problems in education, healthcare and other sectors etc.. having social relevance and national interest.
  • Providing eco-system for incubating stat-ups in IT

Roadmap

Our Team

Dr. Pashmina Doshi
 

Prof. (Dr.) Yogesh Deshpande
Director
Dr. Pashmina Doshi
 

Mrs. Mrunmai Ranade
Faculty Coordinator
Dr. Pashmina Doshi
 

Mr. Akshay Polas
Project Staff

Courses offered

Fundamentals of Unity Engine

Game Development In Unity

XR Development Using Unity

Diploma in Immersive Technologies

Trainings Conducted

  • Faculty training on Unity Platform by Unity
  • Unity for Beginners - 72 students
  • Introduction to Gaming for B.A. Animation - 25 students
  • Online Training in XR Development -22 students by Unity
  • Workshop on Game Development
  • Expert Lectures through student club
  • Sessions by national and global experts
  • Workshop on Getting Real with AR and VR

Organized Events

  • Offline Community Building – Unity Developer Day
  • Workshop - 2D Game Design Using Unity
  • Participation and presentation at Unite 2019 - Conference
  • Participation in Unity Game Developers Meet at SuperGaming

Student Projects

Number of Students 4
Industry/Institute Name - FireBirdVR

  • Abhishek Deshmukh
  • Samyak Jain
  • Rutuj Chordiya
  • Siddhant Kulkarni
Number of Students 4
Industry/Institute Name - Sattvarise

  • Jhanvi Pandya
  • Yash Wayase
  • Sanil Shah
  • Atharva Burade
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Student Achievements

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Research & Development

Research projects

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Virtual Reality based Immersive Techniques For Rehabilitation of Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy Children by Ms. Sarita Sapkal

A study of efficacy of VR-enabled therapies for mentally ill person
    – an HCI perspective by Rajashree Akolkar

Student projects & Publications

PROJECT TITLE INDUSTRY NAME TOTAL STUDENTS
AR Image Projection apk Sattvarise 4
VR Escape Room Sattvarise 4
DEFTXR Interactive Human Anatomy in VR- materials, line rendering and component creation, UI for VR and WebGL environments Sattvarise 4
Backend and module designing in AR FireBirdVR 4
Space Voyage (APK/VR) FireBirdVR 4
Mini Game Room Chess ,
Billiards Table Tennis ,
Tetris Darts ,
Ball Toss
FireBirdVR 4

Expanding Unity Centre of Excellence (Future Projects)

Ajnalens

● Create virtual application that will replicate hospitality or mental well being as a use case

VU Psychology Department

● Do study and create VR exercises to increase concentration and focus of a students

Schizophrenia Awareness Association

● Using VR as cognitive based therapy

● Research problem for PhD Candidate

CDAC Research Lab

● Moon LiDAR scans conversation to VR experience

PSSCIVE - PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education, Bhopal

● Vocational Education working with NCERT

● Vocational education thru VR textbooks

Contact Us

Prof. Yogesh Deshpande

Director, UCOE

yogesh.deshpande@vupuneac.in

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