Amrita’s 6th Campus Inaugurated at Chennai

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham opened its 6th campus at Chennai on July 29, 2019.  As of now, the new campus hosts a School of Engineering offering undergraduate engineering (B.Tech.) programs in Computer Science, Civil, Electronics & Communications, Electrical & Electronics and Mechanical.

AMMACHI Labs Director Presented with IEOM Woman in Industry & Academia Award

Prof. Bhavani Rao R., UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham) and Director of AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction Labs, was an invited speaker and panelist at the the Third European International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in Pilsen, Czech Republic, at the Park Hotel Congress Center, from July 23-26, 2019. 

Faculty Receives Doctors Day Award 2019 at IMA South Zone Celebration

Dr. N. Dinesh, Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, has been conferred with prestigious 'Doctors Day Award 2019' (Indian Medical Association, New Delhi, South Zone Doctors Day Celebration) at Kanyakumari on July 20, 2019, in recognition of sustainable philanthropic contributions in health care delivery, exemplary role model life style, altruistic social service and enhancing wholistic well-being.

Dentistry Present Posters at IADR/AADR/CADR General Session - Vancouver, Canada

Dr. Saranya S. K., Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics & Implantology and Dr. Vineetha K., Post Graduate Resident, Public Health Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Amrita Health Sciences Campus, Kochi, presented posters at the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session held at Vancouver, BC, Canada,  from June 19-22, 2019. 

Faculty Completes Fellowship in Oral Health Informatics (OHI) and Residency in Dental Public Health

Dr. Chandrashekar Janakiram, Professor and Head of the Department of Public Health Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, successfully completed a fellowship in Oral Health Informatics (OHI) and a residency in Dental Public Health from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health, USA. 

Swagatham 2019 - School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri

On July 17, 2019, Amrita School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham heartily welcomed its new batch of students in a unique induction program titled “Swagatham 2019”. The day commenced with the lighting of the lamp by each of the new students and placing it at the feet of the statue of Saraswati Devi, Goddess of knowledge, an age-old tradition symbolizing the absence of darkness and ignorance in the light of knowledge.

Ayurveda Faculty Delivers Talk on “Healthy Regimens in Rainy Season– Varsha Rithucharya”

Dr. Leena P. Nair, Associate Professor in the Department of Basic Principles, School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, delivered a talk on “Healthy Regimens in Rainy Season- Varsha Rithucharya” at Government LP School,  Perungala,  Kayamkulam, on July 19, 2019.