konnect Issue-date: 30th September 2020.

“Editor's Desk"

Dear Readers,
We are glad to bring out the First issue of our newsletter ISA-Bangalore sections KONNECT for the year 2020-21. This newsletter lets you know about the ISA-Bangalore section activities. Heartily Congratulations to ALL!!!

I am happy to share that the ISA-Bangalore section has been honoured with the Section Excellence Award for the year 2020 by The 2020 Honors & Awards Committee, chaired by Brian Curtis.

In the current issue we start with the current ISA-B president Mr. UMASHANKAR BOREGOWDA’s message. The current issues covers a detailed report from various ISA-Bangalore students sections, two articles on recent technology, two tech talks ,list of new ISA members and events conducted by ISAB. Due to COVID-19, all of the events from ISA-B were conducted in virtual mode.

In the articles section please check out an interesting article written by past ISA-B president Dr. Jayesh Barve on “ Automatic Controls and Robotics Division” which takes us to the journey of evolution of Automation , its control applications, future of automation and a quick glimpse to breadth of fascinating big world of Robotics. The second article is by a young budding student from NIT, Trichy on “Authentication & Authorization in Web Applications” where the student explains the usage of JSON Web Token which is used for authorization for web applications. A report on the event ISA/IEC 62443 cybersecurity Certification Training Program is covered , which was successfully organized to one of the corporates where the participants & trainer were connected on Microsoft Teams platform through VILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training) mode.

For our ISA-Bangalore newsletter - "ISA-B KONNEKT", we would like to invite technical articles/ case studies related to Industrial automation, Instrumentation, process control etc., any latest technology related to automation areas. We welcome your articles regularly . It is an opportunity to brush up your writing skills and share something you are inspired by or experienced in . Do also send your brief profile and photo with the article. We will acknowledge authors generously.

A huge thanks to all the persons who guided me and those who contributed for the contents of this newsletter , namely Mr.Umashankar Boregowda, Mr.RajashekarUchil, and Mr. Mallikarjun S Sajjanar. Also, I would like to thank Dr.Jayesh Barve, from GE Global Research, Industry professional and student Rishabh Taparia for contributing their articles.

And also, I would like to thank all the sources from where the contents for our Quotes of the Quarter were taken.

I would also like to thank all ISAB students section members for sharing their activities conducted in their respective colleges in association with ISAB.

I would also like to thank our young ISA-B student section members Sindhuja V, Shrijith CR, Keerthana Hemanth and Sowmyalakshmi K.S for their everlasting support and contribution for the successful release of this first issue.

Lastly , I hope all of you relish our First issue and feel free to let us know if there are any topics you would like to see covered in our future issues to come.
Do send in your comments/suggestions to kumudaksha2002@gmail.com

Sindhuja V

Shrijith CR

Keerthana Hemanth

Sowmyalakshmi KS