Faculty members from AmritaWNA including the Center head Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh was invited to be part of the international workshop on Small Satellite & Sensor Technology for Disaster Management (SSTDM) organized by IISc., Bengaluru from March 31-April 2, 2014. The workshop focused on the exchange of scientific knowledge in identifying the challenges and needs in the area of space based sensors, early warning of disasters, etc. The objective of the workshop was to encourage the next generation to take up collaborative projects in the area of forest fires, earthquakes, floods, landslides, etc.  The workshop was spanned over three days with international speakers. 

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh chaired the session “Sensors and Instruments Technologies” on the second day.  She also delivered a talk on “Wireless Sensor Networks for Disaster Management.” Rekha P., Research Associate at AmritaWNA presented a concept paper titled “Participatory Wireless Sensor Network System for Effective Disaster Management.”  Gosh U. G., Research Associate at AmritaWNA presented a poster on “Amrita Landslide Warning System.”

April 3, 2014
AmritaWNA, Amritapuri

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