Amrita Professors Recognized as Top Mentors of Change by 'Gems of Mentor India' Initiative of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog

Amrita faculty members Ms. Gayathri Manikutty (Assistant Professor, Robotics for Education Research lead, Ammachi Labs)  and Prof. Prashant R. Nair (Vice-Chairman, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus) were recognized as "Top Mentors of Change" by Gems of Mentor India, an initiative of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog, India. 

Amrita Neuroscience Invited Lecture at IIT Madras's CNSL 2021 Online Symposium

On August 15, 2021, Dr. Shyam Diwakar was a panelist in the discussion, "Synergizing Basic Neuroscience and Neurotechnology for Developing Effective Clinical Solutions" organized by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras's Computational Neurosciences Lab at their CNSL Meet 2021 along with IIT Madras's Prof. Srinivasa Chakravarthy of IIT Madras (host), Mr. Kumaar Bagrodia, Founder, Neuroleap, Dr. Pradnya Gadgill of Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Dr. Gangadhar Garipelli of Mind Maze Labs, Switzerland.

Amrita Organizes Neural Circuit Complexity Summer School Jointly with University of Milan

A summer school on "Neural Circuit Complexity: Neuroscience, Models and Robotics (BrainCosmos)" was organized in Italy by Dr. Shyam Diwakar jointly with colleagues from the University of Milan as part of the Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, from August 30- September 3, 2021.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Accredited (Cycle-3) with NAAC A++ Grade

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been accredited (Cycle-3) with an A++ the highest grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body established in 1994 by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country and headquartered in Bengaluru.

Amrita Publishes Paper in Peer-Reviewed Journal 'Technological Forecasting and Social Change'

In yet another major feat,  a paper by the Amrita Live-in-Labs® team has been accepted and published in a recent International Journal, Technological Forecasting and Social Change 172 (2021): 121002  with an impact factor of 8.593. 

Amrita HuT Labs' Autonomous Wheelchair Project Selected for IEEE HAC & SIGHT Funding

The Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, was selected for the IEEE HAC and SIGHT funding of USD 4919 for the project titled "Autonomous Wheelchair with Negative Pressure Isolation Hood (21-COV1-071)". This is the second project approved and funded by IEEE HAC & SIGHT.