Saumya Vij

Date: November 20, 2017


Saumya Vij, one of the outstanding Alumnus of Police DAV Public School Jalandhar, addressed the students of Medical and Non- Medical classes of the school on Nov 20, 2017.
Saumya Vij is a Hardware Engineer currently working at Intel Corporation, California, USA. Before Intel, he has worked at Oracle and Nvidia.
He has an M.Sc. (Economics), B.E. (Electrical Engineering) from BITS Pilani and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) USA.
He has had a rich research experience with stints at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India, Friedrich Alexander University, Germany and École de technologie supérieure, Canada.
He is an NTSE scholar, a MITACS GLOBALINK SCHOLAR & a DAAD WISE SCHOLAR, for which, he received a scholarship for future studies by Govt. of India, Summer research in Canada and Summer research in Germany respectively.
He addressed the issues of studies in foreign universities and the attraction amongst the youngsters for foreign shores. He encouraged the students to pursue studies and empower themselves rather than seeking lucrative jobs abroad. He also answered various queries of the students regarding how to succeed in competitive exams and shared his experiences in the pursuit of excellence.