Expert Talk on Sleep Disorders

December 20, 2011
Health Science Campus, Kochi

“We all experience sleep! Yet why we must sleep and how the brain generates sleep is one of the last remaining mysteries in biology,” noted Dr. Emmanuel Mignot, a pioneer in the field of sleep research.

Training on Plumbing

On August 11, 2011, SAVE delivered for the first time, the Assistant Plumbing course based on the Modular Employable Skills (MES) syllabus at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala. Participants consisted of 7 women from within 10 to 15 km of the Amritapuri campus. While varied in their educational attainment, occupational histories, and economic levels (above poverty level, but towards the lower economic spectrum), the participants were driven to initiate a positive change in their lives with the hope that completion of the course would lead to better opportunities for themselves and family.

ACM-ICPC Asia Regional Contest at Amrita

The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) is a multi-tier, team-based, programming competition operating under the auspices of ACM for the past 36 years. A global network of universities host regional competitions that select teams for the ACM-ICPC World Finals. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is one of two such universities in India, IIT Kanpur being the other one. Amrita has hosted an Asia Regional Contest for the past seven years now.

The Global Learning Community

December 5, 2011
School of Biotechnology

The concept of globalization is often associated with economic advances brought about by the reduction of international trade barriers. However, back in the 1930’s, globalization was first associated with a holistic view of education.

Awards for Research Scholar

December 3, 2011
School of Medicine, Kochi

Dr. Sandeep Sreedharan, postgraduate scholar at the Amrita School of Medicine recently received the IMA-KMJ Research Award from the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Super Change with Super Resolution Algorithms

December 2, 2011
School of Engineering, Bengaluru

Many of us use CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductors) devices. We may not be aware, but these semiconductors are embedded in our cell phones, digital cameras and digital video cameras. Even in some vehicles and toys.