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Prof. Raghu Raman

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Prof. Raghu Raman currently serves as Dean of School of Business and Center for Accreditations, Rankings & Eminence (IQAC NAAC) and Director of Center for Research in Analytics & Technologies for Education (CREATE), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Qualification: Ph.D. (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham); MBA (UC Berkeley)

raghu@amrita.edu
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Research Interest: Adaptive & Virtual Learning Environments Aligned with UN SDG 3 and SDG 4, Diffusion of ICT Innovations in Socio-technical Systems, Scientometrics & Bibliometrics, Studies of World-class Universities & Prediction Models for Rankings

Bio

Prof. Raman has over 30 years of executive management experience at variety of fortune 500 companies and has been with Amrita since its inception.    Prof. Raman established the Center for Research in Analytics & Technologies for Education (CREATE), with over $5m in research funding and has 60+ peer reviewed publications. Prof. Raman is frequently invited as speaker at world ranking forums like QS Edudata Summit -world’s premium forum for data-driven educators; Annual Academic Summit for the advancement of University Excellence organized by QS; Elsevier Research connect forum; iREG – Observatory on Academic Ranking & Excellence; University Ranking forum of South Korea; Higher Education Sustainability Initiative at United Nations, USA to name a few. As an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at NEC Research Labs, Prof. Raman raised over $16m in VC funding for an Intelligent Video surveillance start-up. As Executive Director at Informix/IBM, he provided leadership for product development group in the area of Massively Parallel Database systems. For over five years, as CEO of Amrita Technologies, a high technology healthcare start up, Prof. Raman provided leadership that lead to a patented and CCHIT certified Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system with a global customer base. Prof. Raman holds an MBA from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley and is the recipient of President of India gold medal. He serves on the board of director for Amrita Technology Business Incubator and is the past chair of IEEE Education Society Chapter, India.

Qualification

Ph.D. (Amrita University); MBA (UC Berkeley)

Education

  • 2014Ph.D. in Management, Amrita School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
  • 2003 MBA, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
  • 1989 Masters in Computer Applications, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
  • 1986 Bachelors degree in Statistics (Honours), University of Delhi, India (Recipient of President of India Gold Medal, 1986)

Profile

2002 – 2005 Entrepreneur-in-Residence, NEC Research Labs, USA

  • Intelligent Video Surveillance system using Machine vision algorithms and Neural Network for homeland security
  • Raised over $13m venture capital and eventually spun off a new venture

2000 – 2002 Vice President of Engineering, Promptu Systems, USA

  • Responsible for architecting and building a J2EE based scalable, portal based content infrastructure for Sales and Marketing Automation
  • Raised over $26m venture capital funding

1989 – 2000 Executive Director, Informix/IBM, USA

  • Led the development group for Parallel Database Systems Architecture for Symmetric Multiprocessor Machines (SMP) and Massively Parallel Machines (MPM)

Affiliations

  • Member, Standing Committee, National Mission on Education through ICT (NME ICT), Govt. of India
  • Board of Directors, Amrita Technology Business Incubator (sponsored by Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India)
  • Advisory Editor, Journal of Educational Technology & Society
  • 2011 – 13, Chair, IEEE Education Society Chapter, IEEE India Council
  • 2011, General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education
  • Senior Member, IEEE
Publications

Book Chapter

Usage and Diffusion of Biotechnology Virtual Labs for Enhancing University education in India’s Urban and Rural Areas

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Shyam Diwakar, Prof. Raghu Raman, Dr. Bipin G. Nair; Hemalatha Sasidharakurup; Rakhi Radhamani; Gopika Sujatha; Akhila Shekhar; Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan; Prof. Prema Nedungadi; Raghu Raman

Publisher : E-Learning as a Socio-Cultural System: A Multidimensional Analysis

AmritaRITE: A Holistic Model for Inclusive Education in Rural India

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman, Menon, R., and Mulki, K

Publisher : Children and Sustainable Development: Ecological Education in a Globalized World

OLabs of Digital India, Its Adaptation for Schools in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, A. Demba, Raghu Raman

Publisher : Information and Communication Technology for Intelligent Systems

Pedagogical Support for Collaborative Development of Virtual and Remote Labs: Amrita VLCAP

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Prof. Raghu Raman, Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Pradeep, P., and Raghu Raman

Publisher : Cyber-Physical Laboratories in Engineering and Science Education

Conference Paper

The VALUE @ Amrita Virtual Labs Project: Using Web Technology to Provide Virtual Laboratory Access to Students

Authors : Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Shyam Diwakar, Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Dr. Sreekala C. O., Dr. Zeena S. Pillai, Dr. Saritha A. Pillai, Dr. Sreedha Sambhudevan, Prof. Raghu Raman, K.S. Sreelatha; S. Surendran; S. Humphreys; A. Deepthi; Rathish Gangadharan; Jyothi Ranganatha; Suma Mahesh

Publisher : Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), 2011 IEEE

Adaptive learning methodologies to support reforms in Continuous formative Evaluation

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman

Publisher : ICEIT 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Educational and Information Technology, Proceedings

Technology Enabled Teacher Training for Lowliterate, Remote and Rural Multi-grade Education Centers

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, R. Menon, Raghu Raman

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ICACCI 2017

Considering Misconceptions in Automatic Essay Scoring with A-TEST – Amrita Test Evaluation & Scoring Tool

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Jyothi L

Publisher : AFRICOMM 2013, Springer Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST)

Effectiveness of adaptive learning with interactive animations and simulations

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman

Publisher : ICACTE 2010 - 2010 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computer Theory and Engineering, Proceedings

Modeling Diffusion of Blended Labs for Science Experiments among Undergraduate Engineering Student

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman, Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Prema Nedungadi, and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh

Publisher : AFRICOMM 2013, Springer Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST)

Effectiveness of Online Labs Teacher Training Workshop

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, P. Chandrashekhar, Prabhakaran, M., Georg, G., Raghu Raman

Publisher : IEEE 18th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT)

Spelling Errors by Normal and Poor Readers in a Bilingual Malayalam-English Dyslexia Screening Test

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Mithun Haridas, Prof. Raghu Raman, Mithun Haridas, Vasudevan, N., G Nair, J., Gutjahr, G., Raghu Raman

Publisher : IEEE 18th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT)

Benefits of Activity Based Learning Pedagogy with Online Labs (OLabs)

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Prabhakaran, M., and Raghu Raman

Publisher : 5th IEEE International Conference on MOOCs, Innovation and Technology in Education (MITE)

Comparing English and Malayalam Reading Difficulties in Children with a Bilingual Screening Tool

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, M. Haridas, Vasudevan, N., Gutjahr, G., Raghu Raman

Publisher : 3rd Int. Conf. on Information and Communication Technology for Intelligent Systems

Incorporating CTML Principles in Tablet-based Learning

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Mithun Haridas;Raghu Raman

Publisher : Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy: Exploring Energy Solutions for an Intelligent Power Grid, TAP Energy 2017

Blending concept maps with online labs (OLabs): Case study with biological science

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman

Publisher : ACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Using WebGL to implement a glass lens in Online Labs

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, KV, U., S. V, R.

Publisher : 2014 7th International Conference on Contemporary Computing, IC3 2014

Low cost tablets as disruptive educational innovation: modeling its diffusion within Indian K12 system

Authors : Dr. Avinash Shivdas, Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman, Vachhrajani, H., Dr. Avinash Shivdas

Publisher : Innovations in Technology Conference (InnoTek), 2014 IEEE

Serious games based approach to cyber security concept learning: Indian context

Authors : Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Raghu Raman, Lal, A.

Publisher : International Conference on Green Computing Communication and Electrical Engineering (ICGCCEE)

Framework for evaluating Capture the Flag (CTF) security competitions

Authors : Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Raghu Raman, Sunny, S., Pavithran, V.

Publisher : International Conference for Convergence of Technology (I2CT)

Improving Perception of Invisible Phenomena in UG Physics Education Using ICT

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Dr. Sreekala C. O., Prof. Raghu Raman, Francis S.; Bose l.; K. S. Sreelatha

Publisher : International Conference on Information and Communication Technology (IEEE Xplore)

Modeling diffusion of tabletop for collaborative learning using interactive science lab simulations

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman, Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh

Publisher : Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)

Low cost tablet enhanced pedagogy for early grade reading: Indian context

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Jayakumar, A.

Publisher : IEEE Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10-HTC)

Preparing Global Engineers: USA-India Academia & industry Led Approach

Authors : Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Manoj P., Prof. Raghu Raman, Jayaraman, B.d

Publisher : Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc

2014 Seventh International Conference on Contemporary Computing (IC3). 7-9 August, Noida, India [Copyright notice]

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Tirumale Ramesh; Howard Jay Siegel; Bhavesh Khemka; Sudeep Pasricha; Ryan Friese; Anthony A Maciejewski; Gregory A Koenigz; Sarah Powersz; Marcia Hiltonx; Rajendra Rambharosx; Gene Okonskix; Steve Poolezx; Martin Henson; Sonal Gupta; Sanjay Goel; Ritu Arora; RK Mittal; Esha Baidya; Nilesh Padhariya; Kshama Raichura; KV Unnikrishnan; V Smrithi Rekha; Prof. Prema Nedungadi; V Adinarayanan; Shitala Prasad; Piyush Kumar; Kumari Priyanka Sinha; Sandeep Kumar; Ashutosh Kumar; Vivek Kumar Sharma; Harish Sharma; Shiven Chawla; Sakshi Agarwal

Publisher : 2014 Seventh International Conference on Contemporary Computing (IC3)

Inter-Rater Reliability of a Dyslexia Screening Test

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Dr. Nirmala Vasudevan, Prof. Raghu Raman, Mithun Haridas; L. Sasikumar; G. Gutjahr; Raghu Raman;

Publisher : 2019 IEEE Tenth International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E) (2019)

Feature-Aware Knowledge Tracing for Generation of Concept-Knowledge Reports in an Intelligent Tutoring System

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Dr. Nirmala Vasudevan, Prof. Raghu Raman, M. Haridas, Gayathry, S., Gutjahr, G., Raghu Raman

Publisher : 2019 IEEE Tenth International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E), 2019

Rural Health in Digital India: Interactive Simulations for Community Health Workers

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Asish Mohan; Romita Jinachandran; Raghu Raman

Publisher : 2019 IEEE Tenth International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E), 2019

Teacher Perception of OLabs Pedagogy

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, P. Chandrashekhar, Prabhakaran, M., Gutjahr, G., Raghu Raman

Publisher : Fourth International Congress on Information and Communication Technology

Comparing English and Malayalam Spelling Errors of Children using a Bilingual Screening Tool

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Dr. Nirmala Vasudevan, Prof. Raghu Raman, M. Haridas, Gutjahr, G., Raghu Raman

Publisher : Fourth International Congress on Information and Communication Technology

Performance improvements in schools with Adaptive Learning and Assessment

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman

Publisher : ICDLE 2010 - 2010 4th International Conference on Distance Learning and Education, Proceedings

Journal Article

Innovation Adoption and Diffusion of Virtual Laboratories

Authors : Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Raghu Raman

Publisher : International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (IJOE)

Virtual labs in engineering education: Modeling perceived critical mass of potential adopter teachers

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman, Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan

Publisher : Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)

Modelling diffusion of a personalized learning framework

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman, and Karmeshu

Publisher : Educational Technology Research and Development

A new approach to personalization: Integrating e-learning and m-learning

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman

Publisher : Educational Technology Research and Development

Usage and Diffusion of Biotechnology Virtual Labs for Enhancing University education in India’s Urban and Rural Areas

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Shyam Diwakar, Prof. Raghu Raman, Dr. Bipin G. Nair; Hemalatha Sasidharakurup; Rakhi Radhamani; Gopika Sujatha; Akhila Shekhar; Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan; Prof. Prema Nedungadi; Raghu Raman

Publisher : E-Learning as a Socio-Cultural System: A Multidimensional Analysis

Modeling Diffusion of Blended Labs for Science Experiments among Undergraduate Engineering Student

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman, Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Prema Nedungadi, and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh

Publisher : AFRICOMM 2013, Springer Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST)

Integrating Collaboration and Accessibility for Deploying Virtual Labs using VLCAP

Authors : Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Shyam Diwakar, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman, Prema Nedungadi, Dr. Shyam Diwakar

Publisher : International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, Applied Sciences Technologies

Learning-Enabled Computer Assessment of Science Labs with Scaffolds Methodology

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman

Publisher : The Technology Interface International Journal |

Towards an Inclusive Digital Literacy Framework for Digital India

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Menon, R., Gutjahr, G., Erickson, L., and Raghu Raman

Publisher : Education and Training

Blending Concept Maps with Online Labs for STEM Learning

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Mithun Haridas, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman

Publisher : Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Inquiry Based Learning Pedagogy for Chemistry Practical Experiments Using OLabs

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Malini, P., and Raghu Raman

Publisher : Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Complementing Education via Virtual Labs: Implementation and Deployment of Remote Laboratories and Usage Analysis in South Indian Villages

Authors : Prof. Bipin Nair, Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Raghu Raman, Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Dhanush Kumar, Rakhi Radhamani, Hemalatha Sasidharakurup, Nijin Nizar, Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Prema Nedungadi, Raghu Raman

Publisher : International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE)

Virtual Labs Collaborative & Accessibility Platform (VLCAP)

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Raghu Raman, Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, and Dr. Shyam Diwakar

Predicting school performance and early risk of failure from an intelligent tutoring system

Authors : Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Prof. Raghu Raman, Mithun Haridas; Georg Gutjahr; Raghu Raman; Rudraraju Ramaraju;

Publisher : Education and Information Technologies

Other

Proceedings – 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education, ICTEE 2012: Foreword

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman

Publisher : Proceedings - 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education, ICTEE 2012

Security Vulnerabilities in Open Source Projects: An India Perspective

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman, Achuthan K , Kumar R, Sreekutty

Publisher : 2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technology (ICoICT), 2014

Group Recommender Model for Boosting and Optimizing Customer Purchases

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman

Publisher : Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2012 IEEE/ACM International Conference on

Computer Science (CS) Education in Indian Schools: Situation Analysis using Darmstadt Model

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman

Publisher : ACM Transactions on Computing Education (IN PRESS)

Modelling the Factors of Agility of Humanitarian Operations

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman

Publisher : International Journal of Agile Systems and Management (Accepted).

Integrating Writing Direction and Handwriting Letter Recognition in Touch-Enabled Devices

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman

Publisher : Integrating Writing Direction and Handwriting Letter Recognition in Touch-Enabled Devices

The medical virtual patient simulator (MedVPS) platform

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman

Publisher : Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Teacher receptivity in creative use of virtual laboratories

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman, Prof. Krishnashree Achuthan, S. Sivan

Publisher : Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10-HTC), 2014 IEEE Region 10

Opinion maps for tracking and visualizing feedback on digital video content

Authors : Prof. Raghu Raman

Publisher : ICDLE 2010 - 2010 4th International Conference on Distance Learning and Education, Proceedings

Research Grants
TITLE AGENCY DETAILS
Online Labs (OLabs) for School Lab Experiments – Interactive Simulations DeitY, Government of India The Online Labs is an educational initiative pioneered by Amrita CREATE, the Center for Research in Analytics & Technologies for Education at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in partnership with CDAC, Mumbai; under a research grant from the Department of Information Technology, Government of India… »»
Computer based Medical Simulation (MEDSIM) DietY, Government of India In collaboration with the Medical Informatics Group, CDAC Trivandrum, the MEDSIM project will design and develop Computer based Medical Simulations that will allow students pursuing medical sciences to visualize, learn, practise and experience a variety of medical skills and procedures in order to provide a simulated patient experience… »»
eGovernance Big Data Analytics Platform The World Bank Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY) Amrita CREATE is funded under the World Bank funded initiative ‘India: e-Delivery of Public Services DPL’, for its eGovernance Analytics Platform in collaboration with CDAC and Amrita School of Business. eGAP will provide (G2C) services for the 14,300+ schools covering lakhs of students, teachers and parents… »»
Amrita Collaborative Assessment Platform for Virtual Labs CAP-VL NMEICT An initiative of the Ministry of Human Resources Department under the National Mission on Education through ICT, Amrita’s Collaborative Accessibility Platform for Virtual Labs (Amrita CAP-VL) provides a framework for the development and deployment of distributed virtual labs that use diverse software and interfacing technology… »»
Intelligent Tutoring and Adaptive Assessment Amrita has pioneered and developed the large-scale deployment of intelligent tutoring and adaptive assessment systems to allow students with diverse backgrounds in rural and city areas to benefit from individualised learning and to provide specific information to educators to allow for appropriate intervention… »»
Measuring Learning HP Global Social Innovation The crucial role of hands on experiments in the STEM curriculum to motivate and deepen understanding is universally accepted. In India, many schools lack equipment in science labs and in rural areas there is a lack of teachers depriving students of STEM education…»»
National Faculty Expertise System NMEICT NFES is a nationwide, web-based, searchable electronic repository that acquires, maintains, and provides information about the research and publications of the faculty of educational institutions under MHRD. New interdisciplinary research programs that require the synergy of faculty members with expertise in diverse areas … »»
Tabletop Technology for Collaborative Learning Amrita Tabletop technologies can promote group learning and interaction using multi-touch and multi-user systems to support collaborative activities. Our research focus is on how tabletop technologies can facilitate students to work on group projects and allow students to explore various scientific and mathematical concepts… »»
Speaker Events

Amrita Presents Innovative Virtual Labs Initiative at QS EduData Summit 2021

The EduData Summit is one of the flagship events hosted by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a platform for top academic leaders to share best practices, knowledge, latest research trends, and foster international collaborations. While 2020 was celebrated as the year of digital learning, in 2021 the focus has shifted to addressing challenges and barriers to education, specifically the digital divide and technological inequalities, to achieve the UN’s SDGs and understand educational policies’ impact on teaching-learning outcomes.

Amrita Professor Invited Speaker at the iREG International Ranking Conference 2021, Budapest, Hungary

In partnership with iREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence (IREG), the Faculty of Education and Psychology of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), organized a 3-day virtual conference between May 19 and 21, 2021. The theme of the conference was “University Rankings – Reflections from Social Sciences and Humanities”. In this elite forum, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, which secured the 81st rank in the world and 1st rank in India in the THE Impact Rankings 2021, was represented by Prof. Raghu Raman (Director, Center for Accreditations, Rankings & Eminence at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham).

Amrita IQAC Director Invited Speaker at RMIT’s Europe, The Asia Pacific and the Global Transformation Conference

Dr. Raghu Raman, Director, Amrita Internal Quality Assurance Cell (Amrita IQAC), participated in the panel discussion titled, ‘Measuring and Reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals’, at Europe, the Asia Pacific and the Global Transformation Agenda Conference, The event was hosted by the European Union Centre of Excellence at RMIT University and supported by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union from March 24-26, 2021.

Amrita IQAC Director Invited Speaker at National Skill & Entrepreneurship Innovation Conclave

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham participated as ‘Partner’ at ‘National Skill & Entrepreneurship Innovation Conclave’ hosted by the ‘Labour & Skills Department, Government of Kerala’, from February 25-26, 2021. The topic of the event was “Employability Skills For The Future- Academia & Industry Partnership”. Dr. Raghu Raman, Director, Amrita IQAC, was the moderator and speakers were K. P. Isaac (Director General, XIME Group of Institutions), Dr. Sujata Shahi (Vice-Chancellor, IILM University), Dr. Tabrez Ahmad (Vice-Chancellor, GD Goenka University) and Dr. D.N.S. Kumar (Vice-Chancellor, Sushant University).

Alumni Reunion 2019 Celebrations at ASB, Coimbatore

Cherishing heartfelt memories that refuse to fade away, School of Business (ASB), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, celebrated the Alumni Reunion 2019 on 9th and 10th of February at Coimbatore campus with a host of social, cultural and sporting activities. More than 55 former students since the inception of the institute in 1996 came back to their beloved campus to relive old memories and forge new ones.

Amrita Invited to Speak at the QS Asia and University Ranking Forum in South Korea

Under the theme of “Future Universities in The Asia-Pacific: The Changing Face of Higher Education”, the annual QS higher education conference, took place November 21-23, 2018, in Seoul, South Korea, followed by Ranking Forum at KAIST University. Dr. Raghu Raman, Chairman and Professor of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore and Director, Global Rankings & Accreditation, represented Amrita at the event.

Amrita’s Virtual Labs Project Receives the 2018 GOLC Online Lab Award

On March 23, 2018, Amrita’s Virtual Laboratories and its deployment outcomes won the GOLC Online Lab Award 2018 for visualized experiment category. The nomination was titled “vlab – Sustainable Laboratory Skill Education through Free Online Labs and Connecting Teachers and Students across the Country” and recognizes the efforts in deploying free educational tools and promoting its outreach across students, professors and institutions and included Dr. Shyam Diwakar, the Institute Integration Coordinator of Amrita Virtual Labs(link is external) ; Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, the Principal Investigator of the project; Dr. Bipin Nair, the Discipline-wise National Coordinator of Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering Virtual Labs for the National Mission Project; Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Director of AmritaCREATE and Dr. Raghu Raman, Chairman, Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, who had jointly led the project, its design, implementation and studies.

Delegates from China Visit Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

A twelve member delegation from Hunan Xiangtan University and Hunan Xiangtan Daonan Academy, located in the Hunan District in China, visited the Kochi and Amritapuri campuses of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, on December 17-18, 2017. During the visit, official talks on signing a Memorandum of Understanding were held.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at UNESCO MGIEP TECH 2017 International Conference

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham participated in the Transforming Education Conference for Humanity (TECH) 2017, held at Visakhapatnam, from 16th to 18th December 2017.

YiNet of ASB, Coimbatore Organizes Eye Donation Awareness Campaign

In an attempt to raise awareness about eye donation, Young Indians of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore (ASB) conducted an “Eye Donation Awareness Campaign” at Sri Krishna Hall in the campus on October 24, 2016. Ahalia Foundation Eye Hospital collaborated with YiNet for the campaign.

2007 IPCC Nobel Prize Contributor Dr. Jayant Sathaye intrigues students on Climate Change at Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore

Senior Scientist and Strategist Dr. Jayant Sathaye, who contributed to the 2007 Nobel Prize-winning reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), spoke on the topic ‘Understanding Climate Change to Limit Atmospheric Temperature Increase and Impact on Utilities’ at Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore on June 11, 2016.

Inauguration of 21st batch of MBA at Amrita School of Business Coimbatore

Amrita School of Business (ASB) has inaugurated its 21st batch of full-time MBA program (Class of 2018) at Amriteshwari Hall in the campus on 6 June 2016. The new batch comprises of 135 students from all over the country, coming from different disciplines, including engineering, medicine, arts and science.

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