- About us
Free software is software that gives the user freedom to run, study modify and share/redistribute copies of Software.To use free software is to make a political and ethical choice asserting the right to learn, and share what we learn with others. With Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS) anyone is freely licensed to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.This is in contrast to proprietary software, where the software is under restrictive copyright licensing and the source code is usually hidden from the users.
GRIET Free Software Wing, vision is to support the philosophy of FOSS, and encourages students and faculty to use open source software wherever applicable. It aims to train the students on open source Software, widely used in industry. Encourage Faculty the usage of FOSS material and software in Teaching/Learning process.
FSW is a platform where there is a wide scope of Learning and contribution to the free and open source community. Planned activities can lead to improvement in Teaching/Learning process. Active participation by students enable internships, design and develop innovative projects. Active participation by faculty can result in new spoken tutorial sessions or workshops design.
Faculty members V. Srinivas, Assistant Professor, CSE P. Prashanth Kumar, Assistant Professor, EEE N. Srinivasa Rao, Assistant Professor, ECE R. Arun Kumar, Assistant Professor, MECH