ProgramsView all programs
From the news
- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
The inauguration of the Sustainable Mobility and Automotive Research Technology (SMART) Center at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, Kerala, was held at Amriteshwari Hall on September 8, 2023. The SMART Center is a state-of-the-art research center focused on Smart Mobility research technologies, including Vehicle Energy Management Systems, Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) & Vehicle-to-Home (V2H) technology, Battery Charging Strategies and Battery Management System, Electric Motor Design & Modelling.
The center is designed to develop technologies for building Autonomous Vehicles and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) with advanced perception and decision-making capabilities, which includes developing sophisticated deep learning, computer vision, and navigation algorithms. The event was inaugurated by Dr. Shankar Venugopal, VP, Mahindra & Mahindra.
The event included a Welcome Address and Center Explanation by Head of the Center Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam , followed by the Chief Guest Address by Dr. Shankar Venugopal, Vice President, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Expert Talks were also given on “Autonomous Parking Systems for the Smart Vehicles” by Dr. Rakesh Rajegowda , Function Owner – Computer Vision from Valeo India, Pvt. Ltd. and on “Innovation Through Simulation using Ansys” by Shri Abhimanyu Singh, Technical Leader – Academic from Ansys Software Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru.
Br. Achyutamrita Chaitanya, Dr. Balakrishnan Shankar and Dr. S N Jyothi graced the occasion and conveyed their best wishes to the SMART Center team.
The SMART Center research projects will be carried out under the following broad areas:
The SMART Center is a significant development for Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham , as it is a state-of-the-art research center in the field of Smart Mobility research technologies. The SMART Center is directed by Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam , who is the Director of Humanitarian Technology ( HuT ) Labs, Head of the Amrita Coconut Research and Development (ACORD), and Professor at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Two projects started in SMART Center:
Self Driving Go-Cart:
Unveiling Dhruv – Intelligent E-bike:
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was represented in a distinguished panel of the prestigious 18th FICCI ...
December 4, 2023
Prabha, a robot that cleans room by systematically disinfecting the area with ...
June 1, 2020