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Amrita Faculty Visited Several Prominent Universities in Singapore

February 15, 2024 - 5:25
Amrita Faculty Visited Several Prominent Universities in Singapore

Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Director of Hut Lab and Associate Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering at Amritapuri, recently visited several prominent universities in Singapore to explore potential collaborations. During his visit, he engaged in fruitful discussions with notable individuals:

  • Dr. Mohan, a Provost’s Chair Professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), is known for his groundbreaking work in robotics and self-reconfigurable platforms. Dr. Mohan’s expertise in autonomous systems and robotics has garnered global recognition, with numerous accolades and publications to his name. He is also the co-founder of Lionsbot, a robotics company focusing on autonomous cleaning robots.
  • Prof. Madhavi, Executive Director of the Energy Research Institute at NTU (ERI@N), specializes in advanced energy storage and circular economy, particularly in the areas of novel energy storage solutions and recycling of e-waste and lithium-ion batteries. Her research has significant implications for sustainable energy practices.
  • Akshay Kumar Rathore, an IEEE Fellow renowned for his expertise in power electronics and control of electrical motor drives. With an impressive academic and professional background, Dr. Rathore’s research focuses on innovative current-fed converters and control strategies for electrical systems.
  • Niels de Boer, Chief Operating Officer of ERI@N and Senior Programme Director of CETRAN at NTU brings extensive industry and research experience in automotive powertrain development and electrical drivetrains.

These interactions pave the way for potential collaborations between Amritapuri and these esteemed institutions, fostering innovation and knowledge exchange in diverse fields.

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