An Amrita delegation visited our partner universities in Spain and some other universities in the region. Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Dean, Amrita Center for International Programs; Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, Dean, Post Graduate Programs, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore and Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Faculty Fellow at Amrita Center for International Programs - ACIP and Associate Professor at Amrita School of Biotechnology, visited Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) on October 9 and 10, 2018.
They also visited Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) on October 10, 2018, and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - UAB Barcelona and University of Barcelona - UB on October 11, 2018.
UPC and Amrita have been collaborating in research and student exchange for several years. UPC students have been coming to Amrita for thesis projects as part of the Live-in-Labs® experiential learning program. This visit was to engage and augment joint activities including student exchanges and research collaborations among various groups across Universities. The visit was facilitated by the Amrita Center for International Programs (ACIP).