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- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
As a part of their cultural education class, the first year students of Amrita School of Biotechnology coordinated Sanskar, a charity fundraiser benefitting the children at the Paripalli orphanage located near the school.
Students of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri Campus, won major prizes in several categories at the OMRG 2016 Robotics Contest held at Singapore on February 21, 2016. Twenty-one teams from different countries contested in the final round.
On February 24, 2016, Dr. Shyam Diwakar of Amrita School of Biotechnology’s Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology Labs addressed students and faculty on how brain circuits function and how we study them as a multi-scale problem investigating neurons, circuits and behavior.
The MBA students of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi Campus, were invited to take part in the budget analysis discussions aired by two leading Malayalam television channels- Asianet News and Manorama News, soon after the Union Budget presentation on February 29, 2016. The MBA students asked thought-provoking questions, actively participating in the panel discussions.
The Green Energy Lab team from Amritapuri campus coordinated a special session on “Solar Cells” at the International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT) – 2016 conference held at DMI College of Engineering, Chennai from 3-5 March, 2016.
Prof. Asoke Banerji, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was honoured for his outstanding contributions to Phytochemistry at the one day ‘International Symposium on Phytochemistry and Prof. A. Hisham Endowment Award’ ceremony.
Amrita School of Business, Bengaluru campus organized IGNITE 2K16, an Intra Class pitch fest for the MBA-MS students, on 23rd and 24th of February 2016.
John Joseph, Senior Research Fellow and PhD student at Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, won the ‘Best Poster Award’ in the Poster Session “Walkway of Discovery” at the 8th Bangalore INDIA NANO 2016. Bangalore INDIA NANO 2016, India’s Flagship Nanotech Event, was held at the Lalit Ashok, Bangalore, on March 3rd, 2016.
First year Amrita School of Business students from the Amritapuri campus worked with 60 Japanese students on a sustainable community development project in the village of Perumbalam, Alappuzha district, Kerala from February 27th to March 3rd, 2016.
The research team at the Machine Intelligence Research Lab, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, bagged the best paper award at the 12th IEEE India International Conference INDICON 2015, held at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, from 17th-20th December, 2015.