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.

Amrita Faculty Invited to Attend 2019-2020 ASH Visitor Training Program at Mayo Clinic, USA

Dr. Ullas Mony, Assistant Professor (Molecular Medicine), Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, has been selected by the prestigious American Society of Hematology (ASH) to participate as one of 18 hematologists from low and middle income countries in the 2019-2020 ASH Visitor Training Program held at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA.

Kerala State Renewable Energy Research Award for Amrita

On November 11, 2019, the Kerala State Renewable Energy Award in the category of Research and Innovation was presented to the Kochi campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, by Kerala Chief Minister Mr. Pinnarayi Vijayan on behalf of ANERT, the Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technologies, at a function held in Trivandrum.

Amrita Faculty Member Awarded with Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship

Dr. Binulal Nelson Sathy, an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine(ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has been awarded the prestigious Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, for the year 2016-2017.

Andhra Pradesh CM Laid the Foundation Stone of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Amaravati Campus

Mr. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, the Honourable Chief Minister (CM) of Andhra Pradesh and Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, President of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, jointly laid the foundation stone of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amaravati campus, on February 7, 2018. 

Amrita Research Associate Wins Best Poster Award at ‘9th Bengaluru India Nano 2017’ Conference

Dr. Jeena K, Research Associate, at Amrita Centre for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, won the Best Poster Award at the ‘9th Bengaluru India Nano 2017’ International Conference held at Bangalore, from 7th to 8th December, 2017.

Amrita Center for Nanosciences Receives ‘Best Exhibitor Award’ at 9th Bengaluru India Nano 2017

Amrita Centre for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, received the ‘Best Exhibitor Award’ in the Content and Information Category at the Bengaluru India Nano 2017 International Conference held at Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru, from 7th to 8th December 2017.

Amrita Research Scholar Receives Best Poster Award at NANOBIOTECK 2017 Conference

Ms. Devika Das, Research Scholar, at Amrita Centre for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, won the Best Poster Award for her work titled "Anti-Cancer Drug Loaded Nanoimplant for Glioblastoma Treatment", at the Nanobioteck – 2017 conference, organised by the Indian Society of Nanomedicine (ISNM) in partnership with Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India.

Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (FNASc) Honor for Amrita Nano Centre Faculty Member

Dr. Manzoor Koyakutty, Professor of Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, was awarded the ‘Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India (FNASc)’ during the 87th Annual Meeting of the Academy held at Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, on December 9, 2017.

India Research Excellence-Citation Awards-2017 for Amrita Nano Centre Faculty

Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science), the global leader in trusted insights and analytics for research and innovation, announced the 6th edition of the India Research Excellence-Citation Awards-2017, recognizing and honouring research excellence in the country on different fields and Dr. R. Jayakumar, Professor at the Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has received this award under the “Medical & Health Sciences” discipline. The awards were held at Sheraton, New Delhi, on November 3, 2017. 

Amrita Faculty Member Honoured with 'Dr. (Maj Gen) Lakshmipathy Award'

Dr. Vijay Harish Somasundaram, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nuclear Medicine, presented a part of his doctoral work at the 15th annual ANMPI (Association of Nuclear Medicine Physicians of India) conference held in association with the ICC (Indian Cancer Congress) 2017 conference at Bangalore, from November 8th to 12th, 2017.

Amrita Nanosciences' Student Publishes Work in ACS Applied materials and Interfaces

Anitha A., a student of Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, under the guidance of Dr. Manitha B. Nair, Assistant Professor, Center for Nanosciences, Kochi, published her research work in the high impact journal, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces in 2017.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Interdisciplinary Projects under Chancellor Amma’s Guidance

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been doing several successful projects on Interdisciplinary Sciences and Technology. The inspiration and guiding force behind our successful projects is Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Chancellor, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma).

Kerala Chief Minister Visits Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine

Kerala Chief Minister Pinnarayi Vijayan visited Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The Chief Minister was received at the Centre by Dr. Shantikumar Nair, Centre Director and Dean of Research, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Amrita Nano Centre Ph. D. Awards 2016 and Placements

Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), under Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham had been fortunate in its ability to successfully graduate 31 PhD graduates in the 10 years since its establishment. Most of them are currently doing post doctoral research or employed in research positions all over the world.

International Laurels for Students of Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, Kochi

The students of both M. Tech. and Ph. D. and post doctoral researchers at Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, have always been exemplary in their participation in national and international events related to their research work.

Amrita Nano Centre PhD Scholar Secures Commonwealth Scholarship to Pursue Research at Bristol Heart Institute, United Kingdom

Mr. John Joseph, Ph. D. scholar at Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, has been selected for the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship by the UK Department of International Development (DFID) to pursue research on biodegradable vascular grafts at Bristol Heart Institute, United Kingdom (UK).