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Amrita School of Biotechnology welcomed its new batch of students in a unique induction program titled “SWAGATHAM 2016″ on July 27, 2016. The new students were greeted with a traditional welcome from their seniors, after which they each lit a deepam, signifying the light of knowledge, to be placed at the feet of Saraswati Devi, the Goddess of Learning.
A workshop on Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC) using natural dyes was conducted at D. B. Pampa College, Parumala on July 22, 2016 by the Amrita Green Energy Lab team as a part of Physics Association inauguration “Oorjam 2016” of their department of Physics.
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences conducted a one day symposium on “Evidence Based Medicine” on July 24, 2016. The program was inaugurated by Dr. Srinivas Merugu, Medical Director, United Health Care, Cleveland (USA). Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Dr. Chakravarthy (Chairperson) spoke on the occasion.
AmritaCREATE conducted workshops on Online Labs in Andhra Pradesh on 23rd and 24th of June, 2016. More than hundred teachers from rural schools were trained during these two days.
As the part of Amrita Online Labs training programme, AmritaCREATE conducted OLabs workshop at different schools in Madhya Pradesh from 16 – 19 June, 2016. More than 280 teachers from 120 schools participated in. . .
National Plastic Surgery Day was observed with various events at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences on July 15, 2016. Activities included performing pooja to the statue of Saint Sushrutha, Father of Plastic Surgery, situated in the hospital premises and an exhibition.
A seminar titled, “Overview of Aircraft Electrical Systems”, was arranged by IEEE-PES and IAS joint student branch chapter, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru, on July 22, 2016. The guest speaker was Mr. P. V. R. Saikiran, scientist at CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), India. The event was attended by the students of BTech and MTech of the department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Dates of hostel admission and induction program for the first year B.Tech., MCA, BCA and UG & PG programs of Amrita School of Arts and Sciences (ASAS) are announced.
The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences conducted a one-day conference on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension on June 26, 2016.
Amrita proudly hosted a three day national workshop on “Research Methodology in Fluid Mechanics” from July 14-16, 2016, which was organized jointly by the department of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri campus and FMFP- Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Society (FMFP). FMFP is India’s most prestigious fluid mechanics society.