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- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
An MBA student of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, Vignesh Viswanathan, Class of 2017, won the second place under ‘Best Presentation-Manufacturing’ category, for his presentation “Process Design for Reducing Customer Returns of Castings” at a workshop organized by Indian Statistical Institute, Coimbatore. Titled “Smart Solutions to Wicked Problems”, the workshop focused on statistical techniques for business process improvements and was held at Codissia Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore.
Students from Amrita MBA Program at Amritapuri campus participated in the International Yoga Day celebration on June 21, 2016, at the international headquarters of Mata Amritanandamayi Math – Amritapuri.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Prof. Tsui-Yao Chen, Dean, College of Bioresources, National Ilan University (NIU, Taiwan) and Dr. Bipin Nair, Dean of the Amrita School of Biotechnology on May 23rd, 2016.
Dr. P. Chitra, Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing, Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi, was awarded ‘Rashtriya Gaurav Award’ at a Seminar on Economic Growth and National Integration organized by India International Friendship Society (IIFS) at New Delhi on June 9, 2016. She received the certificate of excellence for her meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable role.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has collaborated with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) and School Education Department to run a pilot project called “Redesigning Educational Pathways using Technology andInnovative Pedagogical Constructs for Scalable Quality Education and Lifelong Learning” in selected state model school.
With the noble intention of reviving the art of public speaking and helping students cope with the increasing competition in the corporate world, the Corporate and Industry Relations (CIR) at the Coimbatore campus, organizes a public speaking contest for third-year engineering students every year. The event this year was held on 12th April, 2016, at Amriteswari Hall.
Prashanth Mohanasundaram of the department of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, was the winner of the coveted TCS Best Student Award for the year 2016 and he secured this prize wining over eleven other nominations. He was awarded a Gold Medal, a certificate and cash prize at the function held on 22nd April, 2016, in the Muralikrishna Auditorium of CIR, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Bri. Vijisha C., Senior Physician Assistant, Department of CVTS, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, received the International Award from Maquet Group, Germany, as the No.1 Performer of Endoscopic Vein HarvestingTechnique in India.
The Seventh International Summer School on Information Security and Protection (ISSISP) is hosted by the Amrita Center for Cybersecurity Systems and Networks, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. It will be held in Bangalore, India, on August 2- 6, 2016.
The Amrita Blood Collectors and Donors (ABCD) Forum at the Health Sciences Campus organized a skit in connection with the World Blood Donor Day at the hospital. The theme of the 2016 World Blood Donor Day, 14 June, was “Blood connects us all”. It focused on thanking blood donors.