About Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA)

The Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (Amrita WNA) is a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary Center for teaching and research at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kollam campus. Launched in 2006, Amrita WNA began as a R&D Center with the vision of promoting, developing, and applying the use of wireless technologies in a variety of fields that would benefit society.

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Academics

M. Tech. in Geoinformatics and Earth Observation

The program utilizes a multidisciplinary curriculum that introduces a wide spectrum of geospatial data analysis for multi-hazard risk assessment and disaster risk reduction. An opportunity for students to acquire detailed/systematic knowledge and critical understanding of spatial environment-related processes (including state of the art technologies for data collection and analysis), as well as the ability to independently develop innovative solutions for complex problems in the area of environment, helping them to become a valuable part in national and global efforts of climate change mitigation and adaptation, disaster risk reduction, urban planning and creating disaster resilient communities.

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M. Tech. in Biomedical Instrumentation and Signal Processing

We developed a highly multidisciplinary curriculum based on our experience in developing wearable systems for remote patient monitoring, effective analysis and learning of interrelated parameters using Big Data Analytics, IoT systems, Machine Learning and Blockchain Technologies. This course covers advanced Biomedical Instrumentation and Signal Processing, application of Machine Learning for image processing, real time signal processing, Deep Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic in medicines and medical imaging techniques



 

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M. Tech. Wireless Networks & Applications (Specialising in IoT, LTE, 5G, Sensor Networks)

This M-Tech programme is intended to generate trained academic and research personnel in the highly demanding, useful and emerging area of wireless networks. The programme includes core subjects from Wireless Communications, Computer Science, Computer networks, advanced topics in wireless communications, mobile computing, sensor networks, embedded systems, signal processing, multimedia systems and applications such as landslide detection, environmental monitoring, etc.




 

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M. Tech. in Smart Sensing Communication and Networking Technologies

Mobile networks have been evolving rapidly with an exponential increase in scale and data rates. Internet of Things will result in millions of interconnected devices. 5G will integrate cellular, Wi-Fi and IoT networks and enable many new applications. We have designed a masters program covering the state of the art in sensor systems and networking.

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Ph.D. in Wireless Networks & Applications
 

Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (Amrita WNA) offers doctoral program in Wireless Networks & Applications. There are two possible categories of admission for any applicant - Full-time and Part-time.




 

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Faculty

AmritaWNA has grown from a research center to the one offering M.Tech and Phd programs with international collaborations. Know more about the faculty,adjunct faculty, research associates, Phd students of AmritaWNA here.

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Achievements

AmritaWNA have developed World's First Wireless Sensor Network System for the Detection and Early Warning of Landslides. AmritaWNA is a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary center for teaching and research at Amrita...

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Collaborators

AmritaWNA is committed to progressive research and learning and has established strong ties with many academic institutions, government agencies, and industrial organizations. Over the past several years, the department has...

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Facilities

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, ranked the No. 1 Private University in India, and Keysight Technologies, a global leader in electronic measurement equipment and design tools, have collaborated to...  

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Research

Founded in 2006, the Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA) conducts research in theoretical and application areas of wireless networks and communication for humanitarian relief. The Center's major research areas include the design, development, and deployment of Wireless Communication Systems, Wireless Networking Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Mobile Communication Networks, Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Participatory Sensing, Context Aware Systems, and Mobile Computing Systems. Our past contributions have resulted in the design, development and deployment of the world’s first Wireless Sensor Network System for Landslide Monitoring and Early Warning, India’s first Landslide Simulation Laboratory, India’s first Remote Triggered Wireless Sensor Network Laboratory, and India’s first Offshore Communication Network. AmritaWNA's research has translated into several patents, publications, awards, and recognition by India's Rajya Sabha and by the United Nations Academic Impact initiative.

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In the Media

Jan
22
2019
A project for portable water purifiers under the Jivamritam: Clean Drinking Water Project, the joint project of Amrita...
Jan
22
2019
A project for portable water purifiers under the Jivamritam: Clean Drinking Water Project, the joint project of Amrita...
Sep
26
2018
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, ranked India’s eight best university in the 2018 NIRF rankings, is on a mission to save lives in...
Sep
26
2018
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, ranked India’s eight best university in the 2018 NIRF rankings, is on a mission to save lives in...

Upcoming Events

Nov
13
2019
Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and its partners will host a...

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Testimonials

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has a major role to play in transforming our society into a knowledge society through its unique value-added education system

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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Former President of India

This is not just another academy, but a very high quality,world-class institution, focusing on technology research, dealing with very concrete issues which have immediate applications

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Prof.Muhammad Yunus
Nobel Laureate

What makes Amrita students special? Western science leads to knowledge. Eastern sceince leads to understanding. Amrita has both Western and Eastern traditions in education.

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Dr. Lee Hartwell
Nobel Laureate

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Dr. Maneesha Ramesh
Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amritapuri Campus,Clappana P O
Kollam - 690525, Kerala, INDIA
+91 476 2801280
+91 476 2896178
maneesha@amrita.edu