Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Students Connects Laboratory Experiments to Parkinson's Disease Using Computer Modeling

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's PhD students Hemalatha Sasidharakurup and Nidheesh Melethadathil, along with, Dr. Bipin Nair, Dean, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri, and Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Director, Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology, Amritapuri, published a paper titled, "A Systems Model of Parkinson's Disease Using Biochemical Systems Theory" in OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, in the month of August 2017.

14th Graduation Day of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus

The 14th Graduation Day of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, was held at the campus on 26th August, 2017. 1725 students from the disciplines of engineering, business, arts & sciences, mass communication and social work received their degrees. This included 15 PhDs, and 50 medalists and rank-holders. 

Workshop on Online Labs at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ludhiana, Punjab

A one-day workshop on Online Labs for School Lab Experiments was conducted at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya School, Ludhiana, Punjab, on August 19, 2017. The workshop was organized by AmritaCREATE, one of the research projects under Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Twenty science teachers from thirteen schools participated in the workshop.

Amrita School of Biotechnology Conducts Seminar on Phytochemicals

Amrita School of Biotechnology conducted a seminar titled "Phytochemicals: validation of Mother Nature’s values: A brief glimpse of evidence based research", on 14th August, 2017, and the resource person of the event was Dr. Sanjit Dey, Professor at the Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta. 

Amrita Faculty Members Receives Grant from Science & Engineering Research Board, Govt. of India

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham faculty members was awarded a grant of Rs. 37.24 lakhs from the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) for developing a novel electrochemical packed bed reactor technology for removing heavy metals from water. 

AMMACHI Labs Designs Easy-to-Make Toilet for Villages of North India

The mechanical design engineers at AMMACHI Labs (Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, used 3D modeling to design N easy-to-make toilet, with less material and skilled labour, which will benefit thousands of families in rural India.