Amrita Faculty Attends a Panel Session on COVID-19 Scenario affecting Education, Students and other Stakeholders in the Community

Dr. Maneesha Ramesh, Dean of International Programs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, and Director, Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, was a panelist on a Malayalam TV channel, Manorama News' panel on COVID-19 scenario affecting education, students and other stakeholders in the community.

Amrita BTech Students Develop Low-cost Face Masks to Fight COVID-19

Making and using protective masks is an effective way to fight against COVID-19 or Coronavirus pandemic. A group of three students, Raj Praveen, Venkadasubramaniyan and Harisudhan, pursuing Mechanical Engineering degrees from the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, has developed face masks for fighting against the COVID-19.

Amrita Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs' First US Patent Gets Approved

The Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, got its first US Patent approved. The patent is titled "Method and Apparatus for Wireless Network-Based Control of a Robotic Machine" with the patent number US20190069483.

Amrita Nanomask - COVID-19 Ready Face Masks That Can Protect from Bacterial and Viral Droplets

Protection in hospitals and in cases where there has been a societal spread of infectious agents may require not only doctors but also ordinary people to have an efficient but affordable mask. Towards this Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), researchers Dr. Deepthy Menon, Dr. Binulal Sathy, Dr. Reshmi C. R., and Dr. Shantikumar Nair have come up with this low-cost nanomask.