From the news
- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
Dr. Sanjeev K. Singh, Medical Superintendent, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, has received the prestigious British Medical Journal Award – 2016 (South Asia) in the category ‘Infectious Disease Initiative of the Year’.
In honor of World Toilet Day on November 19th, 2016, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Sanitation Biotechnology Lab spotlighted its commitment to develop integrated smart sanitation solutions for the Indian masses.
As World Toilet Day is marked on November 19, 2016, Amrita is excited to announce that two villages in Bihar, adopted by Amrita SeRVe for sustainable development, have now been declared Open Defecation Free!
“Computer Society of India (CSI) State Student Convention (Region VII) Kerala and Technical IT Exhibition (Indriya)” was hosted on November 18, 2016 at the School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus.
Tony Thomas, 2016 graduate and an alumnus of FOSS @ Amrita, had the opportunity to attend the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) Mentors Summit at Google Tech. A total of 2,524 mentors were involved, and only around 300 of them were invited by Google for the Mentors Summit at Sunnyvale, California.
Encouraged by Chancellor Mata Amritanandamayi, faculty, staff, and students from the Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (Amrita WNA), the Department of Civil Engineering, the Amrita Center for International Programs and Live-in-Labs® at Amrita University, Amritapuri campus, have implemented a sustainable solution for water collection and distribution at Gudipadu Cheruvu, an ASeRve village.
Mr. Muralidhar Reddy, Resident Editor–The Hindu, New Delhi, addressed and interacted with the students of B. Sc. Visual Media and Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication of School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru campus, on November 19, 2016.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and the University of Trento signed an agreement towards education and research mobility on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 in Busto Arsizio, Italy.
Prof. Allan Bateman from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Technical University of Catalonia, UPC Barcelona Tech, Spain, visited the Amritapuri campus in late April-early May 2016.
Dr. Ingrid Paoletti, Associate Professor of Building Technology at the Politecnico di Milano (Polytechnic University of Milam – POLIMI), Italy, visited Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in October 2016 as a part of the Rector’s Delegation to India.