Kuchipudi Lecture demonstration by the renowned artist Vedanta Venkata Naga Chalapathi who hails from the Vedantam family known for its natyaparampara in Kuchipudi was held in the college auditorium on 5th August, 2016. Dr. U. Krishnakumar welcomed and introduced the artists. The performance lasted for one and a half hours mesmerizing the audience. Pujaneeya Swami Purnamritananda Puri distributed mementos to the artists.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, ranked No. 1 private institution in India by global ranking agencies, awarded degrees to a total of 4,477 students, including 2,212 women, at its 13th convocation held at Coimbatore campus on August 21, 2016. As many as 19 out of 36 Ph.D. degrees were bagged by women. In addition, one hundred students across all the five campuses received gold and silver medals for academic excellence.
Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, Vice-Chairman, Mata Amritanandamayi Math and President, Board of Management, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, recently addressed faculty, staff and students at the 13th convocation ceremony held at Coimbatore campus on August 21, 2016.
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, addressed graduands at the 13th Convocation of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at Coimbatore campus on 21st August, 2016.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru, is organizing a workshop on Eye Tracking and Computer Vision, ETCVision 2016, from August 19 - 21, 2016.
The Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications(Amrita WNA) co-hosted an Indo-US workshop with Lockheed Martin Space Systems and CANEUS International on Sensors and Small Satellite Technology for Disaster Management (SSTDM 2016) from August 17th-19th, 2016.
The Department of Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, organised a Talk on "On Some Sums Over Primes" on August 17, 2016.
The School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, observed Samskrita Dinam and Ramayana Dina Acharanam on August 16, 2016. The celebration commenced with the opening of an exhibition “Samskritam Pradarsini” by Prof. P. A. Appukuttan.
Ahead of the placements this year, the Alma Connect Club and the Placement Committee (Placecom) of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore organized two Alumni Placement Boot Camps at the campus in the months of August and September. Designed exclusively for the second year MBA students, the Boot Camps trained students on various aspects of placements, ranging from application preparation to choosing the right job. The Boot Camps witnessed a remarkable participation from the alumni. Thirty-five alumni attended the first Boot Camp and thirty-three alumni took part in the second one.
Amrita Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus is organized a NAAC-sponsored National Seminar on “Curriculum Design and Development for Sustainable and Societal Development: A Road Map” from August 12 - 13, 2016.