From the news
- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
Twenty-two Pharm. D. students from Amrita School of Pharmacy attended and presented posters at the recently held 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC), at Visakhapatnam, during December 16 – 18, 2016.
Poonam Salunkhe, Renjith Panthalloor and Swetha K. M., students of M. Tech. Embedded Systems at the Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru campus, have been ranked first in the HiPC 2016 Student Parallel Programming Challenge – NVIDIA GPU track.
“The market of Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be the next big thing in the tech industry, and will have 20 billion devices connected by the year 2020.” This was the introduction to the 4 day workshop and Developer Weekend on IoT and Smart Home Automation, conducted by Electronics, Communication and Instrumentation Forum (ECIF) of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru campus, in partnership with StudyOwl, started with people trying to digest the full potential of IoT in ways they had never imagined.
Developer Weekend was a community driven two day event initiative by FACE (Forum for Aspiring Computer Engineers) of the department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru campus, well supported by Amrita TBI – Technology Business Incubator and StudyOwl.in.
RAHA 2016, an International Conference on Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications, was held December 18- 20, 2016, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.
Amrita TBI, the government recognized technology business incubator of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is hosting the fifth edition of the popular national startup program titled Amrita TBI PitchFest on Jnauary 28- 29, 2017.
The first International Conference on Advanced Materials was inaugurated in the presence of a galaxy of scientists from over all the globe on December 19, 2016, by Dr. Amit Goyal, Director RENEW, University of Buffalo, USA. He emphasized the need of translating research findings in the field of materials sciences to useful products in order to help the society. “Recycle, Reuse and Re-manufacture are the need of the hour,” he added. He congratulated the institution for organizing a conference which addresses the need of sustained development.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri campus, won two prestigious awards at the recently held International Conference on Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications RAHA 2016, Amritapuri, during December 18-20, 2016.
The Instrumentation Development Program (IDP) of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, has extended a 2 year grant of more than Rs 4 million for further development and creation of a viable remote ECG Monitoring system for postoperative and high-risk cardiac patients. As an industry partner, Amrita Technologies will be also be a contributing entity in this project. The project is being spearheaded by Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh from AmritaWNA, Dr. Natarajan from AIMS and Mr. Pradeep Achan from Amrita Technologies.
After months of preparation, Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, conducted the 20th edition of its national-level b-fest, Pragati, December 3rd– 4th, 2016. Pragati witnessed participation from more than 150 students from top business schools such as: IIT-Bombay, Thiagarajar School of Management and Christ University, KCT Business School, Rajagiri School of Business.