The Second International Conference on Simulation Modeling and Analysis, COSMA 2011, was hosted at the Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore during December 17-19.
Organized by the Amrita Department of Mechanical Engineering in partnership with the International Association for Engineering Analysis and National Institute of Technology, Calicut, the conference was a follow-up to COSMA 2009.
There are 382 hospitals in India equipped with telemedicine facilities. These serve a large number of remote health centers, where almost 1.5 lakh patients can avail the benefits.
The Visual Media and Communication Department organized a National Conference and Workshop on Video Production Techniques for Advertising and Applied Art, ‘Behind the Scenes’, on 16th and 17th of November.
The Department of Chemistry, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri, organized a National seminar on Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (FCS-2011) on November 16, 2011.
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.