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Amrita BTech Students Develop ‘Self-E’ Revolutionary Self-Driving Wheelchair

Amrita BTech Students Develop ‘Self-E’ Revolutionary Self-Driving Wheelchair

July 16, 2018

The three final-year B.Tech students, led by their professor, Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Director, have developed a self-driving wheelchair, “Self-E”, that can safely take a user from one point to another by navigating its own path and avoiding obstacles on the way.

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Amrita Students to Participate in World Robot Summit 2018

Amrita Students to Participate in World Robot Summit 2018

April 19, 2018

The Scorpion team from Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri Campus, received an opportunity to participate in the finals of World Robot Summit 2018 to be held in Tokyo in October this year.

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Amrita Faculty Invited Speaker at IEEE International Women in Engg. Conference

Amrita Faculty Invited Speaker at IEEE International Women in Engg. Conference

December 21, 2015

Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Director, Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs and Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri, was an invited speaker at the recently concluded IEEE International Women in Engineering (WIE) Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2015 (WIECON-ECE 2015) held at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) from December 19-20, 2015. 

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Amrita Students Win Big at OMRG 2016 Robotics Contest, Singapore

Amrita Students Win Big at OMRG 2016 Robotics Contest, Singapore

February 25, 2016

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.

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Amrita Develops “Maruti”- A Remote Controlled Wheelchair during COVID Pandemic Social Distancing

Amrita Develops “Maruti”- A Remote Controlled Wheelchair during COVID Pandemic Social Distancing

June 1, 2020

Maruti is a wheelchair that allows a health-worker to transport patients to and from isolation wards without physically touching either the patient or the wheelchair. While Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham remains. . .

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Amrita Develops “Annapoorna”- Food & Drug Delivery Tele-Operated Robot during COVID Pandemic Lockdown

Amrita Develops “Annapoorna”- Food & Drug Delivery Tele-Operated Robot during COVID Pandemic Lockdown

June 1, 2020

Need a robot to serve food and water and deliver medicines to quarantined patients? Annapoorna does all that as well as facilitates remote communication between the patients and healthcare professionals.. . .

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Amrita Develop Remote Controlled Robots to Help Health Workers During COVID-19

Amrita Develop Remote Controlled Robots to Help Health Workers During COVID-19

May 23, 2020

Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Lab, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, headed by Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam (Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication, School. . .

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Amrita HuT Labs Successfully Deploys IoT Based Crop Protection System

Amrita HuT Labs Successfully Deploys IoT Based Crop Protection System

November 26, 2019

Amrita HuT Labs Successfully Deploys IoT Based Crop Protection System. Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, designed a solar-powered, IoT based intelligent system that can be used to prevent crop damage due to wild animals.

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Amrita Student Wins First Prize at MIT Robocon 2019 Competition

Amrita Student Wins First Prize at MIT Robocon 2019 Competition

August 17, 2019

Ruthvik Chanda (Semester 7) of Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, won first prize at Robocon 2019, an esteemed robotic competition, held at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA, from July 29 to August 9, 2019.

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