Amrita Strives to Resolve Sanitation Issues in India

World Toilet Day is observed to ensure that all human beings have access to a safe toilet by 2030. Envisioned and guided by Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma), Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, various groups at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are working towards resolving open defecation and solving sanitation issues in India.

Amrita Professors Visit UNESCO Headquarters in Paris

Rao R. Bhavani, Director of Ammachi labs, Amritapuri and UNESCO Chairholder in Women’s Empowerment & Gender Equality, and Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Dean of Amrita Center for International Programs and Director, Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA), Amritapuri, visited the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

Amrita Researchers Visit Tribal Community to Test Conceptual Framework of Vulnerability Mapping Project

A team of 23 Ph. D. scholars and faculty members of AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, under the guidance of Dr. Tarek Rashed, Co-Founder of Civilizology LLC, visited a tribal community in Nellarachal in Wayanad district of Kerala, from October 12- 15, 2018, to test the conceptual framework of the vulnerability mapping project.

UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Conducts Webinar for European Youth

Prof. Rao R. Bhavani, UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment and Director of Ammachi Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, conducted a webinar on Women's Empowerment and Leadership for thirty European youth as part of AYUDH Europe's Social Impact Leadership. The webinar was held from September 1-6, 2018, in Bilbao, Spain.

Scientific Director of Reliefbase Foundation Addresses Amrita Students & Researchers

MSW Students and members from Ammachi Labs and the Center for Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality were treated to an inspiring talk and interactive session by Dr. Irna van der Molen, Scientific Director at Reliefbase Foundation and policy advisor at the University of Twente, Netherlands.

Amrita Researcher Receives Stanford University's 2018 FabLearn Global Excellence Award

The Stanford University's 2018 FabLearn Global Excellence Practitioner Award has been awarded to Akshay Nagarajan, Researcher at AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, in recognition of his achievements and efforts to advance maker education and for his exemplary commitment to outreach, connecting communities and bringing equity to education in the rural communities in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh.

Aadarsh Gaon: The Social Problem Solving Game Developed by Amrita's AMMACHI Labs

Sreeram Kongeseri, a PhD student, along with the researchers of AMMACHI Labs (Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction), developed a board game, ' Aadarsh Gaon', that provides a way for players to build an ideal community through social problem-solving.

AMMACHI Labs' Senior Researcher Attends MeMeA2018 at Sapienza University of Rome

Mr. Jose James, Senior Researcher at AMMACHI (Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction) Labs' Haptics team, and a Research Fellow at the University of Sannio, Italy, attended the IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements & Applications 2018 (MeMeA2018) held at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, from June 11-13, 2018.

AMMACHI Labs at L&T Construction Skills Training Institute, Jadcherla Mandal, Hyderabad

The engineers at AMMACHI Labs (Amrita Multi-Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction) were at L&T Construction Skills Training Institute in May, 2018, to launch their Bar Bending V2 simulator and train the trainers of the Institute on how to teach bar bending skills through the simulator.

AMMACHI Labs Team Member Presents Paper at International Dharma- Dhamma Conference

Sooraj Subrahmanyan of AMMACHI Labs presented a paper titled “Pluralism and Coexistence in Dharma Tradition" at the 4th International Dharma-Dhamma Conference on “State and Social Order in Dharma Dhamma Traditions” at Nalanda University, Rajgir, Bihar.

AMMACHI Labs Conduct Workshop on Bhuvan

Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction (AMMACHI) Labs conducted an informative demonstration and workshop on the Bhuvan modules and apps with top experts on October 13, 2017, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.

AMMACHI Labs' Director Presents Paper at Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Casina Pio IV, Vatican Gardens

The Director of Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction (AMMACHI) Labs, Rao. R. Bhavani, presented a paper at the Ethics in Action initiative held at Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Casina Pio IV, Vatican Gardens, from October 14-16, 2017.

AMMACHI Labs' Faculty Members at SOCSIC 2017

Mr. Sreeram Kongeseri, Senior Consultant, AMMACHI Labs (Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction), and Christopher Coley, Project Manager, Center for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment, Amritapuri, presented a paper at SOCSIC 2017 held at Bangkok, from September 5-7, 2017.  

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.

AMMACHI Labs Featured in UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practices

Amrita Multi Modal Applications and Computer Human Interaction (AMMACHI Labs) was featured in the UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practices. AMMACHI Labs offers a programme that uses innovative approaches and modern technology to overcome the obstacles rural women face in terms of access to Technical Vocational Education and Training . 

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