Amrita Water Distribution System- Water Management in Rural India

For many villagers in India, collecting and carrying water is part of their daily routine. However, villagers often have to walk several kilometers to collect water necessary for themselves and their families, sometimes walking several times a day. Many villagers, especially women, collect and carry between 200 and 500 liters of water per day for their families and cattle.

Amrita Micro Hydro Electric System- Illuminating Rural India via Renewable Resources

Many villages in India do not have access to electricity. Villages that do receive power, do so intermittently and with frequent disruption, making the supply of electricity unreliable. Komalikudi, a tribal settlement in Kerala well-known for its abundant natural resources, is one such village. 

Dr. Maneesha V.Ramesh of AmritaWNA Speaks of Wireless Communication for Disaster Management at UNAI-Amrita Conference

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Director, AmritaWNA and Dr. Maarten van Steen, Scientific Director of CTIT, University of Twente spoke on the topic Wireless Communication for Disaster Management during the one-day conference on "Technology for Sustainable Development". 

Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA) Distributes Saplings for Vishuthaineettam

Two initiatives known as Vrukshakkani and Vishuthaineettam, envisaged by Chancellor Amma have been launched at Amrita as part of this year’s festival of Vishu to help foster love for nature in the hearts of the younger generations, and to teach them to protect and preserve nature.

Amrita WNA Achieves Solar Electrification of Remote Tribal Village in the Wayanad

The Amrita Sphuranam project of Amrita Centre for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA) has provided solar-powered electrification for the entire rural village of Valaramkunnu village near Modekkara in the Wayanad, and this model will soon be deployed in all the villages being transformed by Amrita SeRVe’s village rehabilitation project. 

AmritaWNA Engages in Collaborative Indo-Japanese Mobility Project

Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA) and the VLSI Design and Education Center (VDEC) at the University of Tokyo have recently embarked on a 24-month international cooperative science program funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in order to develop a next generation VLSI/SoC hardware for wireless networks and security.

AmritaWNA participates in International Workshop on Small Satellite & Sensor Technology for Disaster Management

Faculty members from AmritaWNA including the Center head Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh was invited to be part of the international workshop on Small Satellite & Sensor Technology for Disaster Management (SSTDM) organized by IISc., Bengaluru from March 31-April 2, 2014.

Careers360 announces Amrita among Top Private Universities in India

Careers360, India’s largest higher education and career counselling portal has announced the University Rating/Ranking Survey 2014. The assessment was based on the performance of universities in parameters such as Accreditation, Publications  (refereed journals), Citations and Indian Patents.

Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications celebrates Holi

Holi, the festival of colours, love and unity celebrates the triumph of good over evil. We celebrated Holi with lots of pomp and show in spite of it being a working day. A day, the entire WNA students, both seniors and juniors, played with colours that brought lots of colours into our life here as well.

Live-in-Labs®: AmritaWNA Conducts Environmental Conservation Workshops in 4 Local Schools in Kerala

As part of the Live-in-Labs® program at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA), Amritapuri campus, the department’s staff and students travelled to four local schools to raise awareness about environmental conservation on Thursday, January 17th.

Solar Energy Experts from Sweden and Germany Visit Amrita

A group of solar energy experts from Sweden and Germany visited Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham recently to explore collaborating on a number of solar energy projects. They represent various universities in Sweden and a company of theirs which manufacturers combined solar thermal and photo-voltaic (PVT) modules.

AmritaWNA Secures Multi-Crore Funding from Ministry to Deploy WSNs for Landslide Detection

The Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, is internationally recognized today for its successful development and deployment of the world's first Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) System for the Detection and Early Warning of Landslides in the Munnar region of Kerala.

Amrita Spandanam: A Wearable Wireless System for Real-Time Monitoring of Cardiac Patients

In discussions with Amrita Vishwa vidyapeetham's Centre for Wireless Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA), Amrita Vishwa vidyapeetham's chancellor, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma), stressed the need for developing technology to help India's poor avail of quality medical treatment.