Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Amritapuri Campus at Vallikavu observed a ‘Car-free Day’ on September 22, with hundreds of students and staff opting for bicycles to travel to the campus instead of their motor vehicles.
The students and staff pledged to make use of public transport instead of private vehicles to travel to the campus. A cycle rally from Karunagappally to Amritapuri was held as part of the campaign.
In the spirit of finding practical solutions to complex problems, the Amrita School of Engineering’s Department of Mathematics at Coimbatore hosted the Second India-Taiwan Conference on Discrete Mathematics during September 8-11.
The conference was sponsored by the Indian research organizations including AICTE, CSIR, DST, ISRO, INSA, NBHM as well as the National Science Council of Taiwan (NSC).
The Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) observed its 7th Annual Day, Bio Pulse 2011, on September 3. The day saw the inauguration of three state-of-the-art research laboratories, signaling a growing commitment to quality research at the School.
The Department of Prosthodontics and the Department of Public Health Dentistry of Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi, conducted Amritasmitham - The tribal outreach program, at Edamalayar from September 1 to 2, 2011.
During August 26-27, Amrita also celebrated chemistry’s contributions to humanity at a lecture workshop on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences sponsored by the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore; the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad; and Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s second annual Anokha technical festival quickly got under way at the Coimbatore campus Tuesday, with an inspirational inaugural ceremony which showcased the valuable insight of top industry professionals and distinguished academicians.
Workshop on Research methodology was conducted by Department of Commerce and Management on June 27-29, 2011 .The workshop co-coordinator was Mr. T. G. Manoharan, lecturer. There were 18 registrants in the workshop.
The Department of Mathematics, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri, organised a Lecture Workshop on "Mathematical Analysis" from June 20 to 22, 2011.
The Department of Social Work, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, in collaboration with the School of Social Work, State University of New York at Buffalo organized the First Annual International Conference on Society, Technology and Sustainable Development during June 3-5, 2011 at the Health Sciences campus in Kochi.
Amrita organized a national level Instructional Workshop on Cryptology from May 9-13, 2011.