Workshop on Film Production Held

The department of Visual Media and Communication, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, organized a ten-day Script and Film Production workshop from September 14 -29, 2015, for the third semester PG students.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham: A success story in the usage of technology based vocational training in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Amrita Multimodal Applications and Computer Human Interaction (AMMACHI) Labs, established in 2009, is a multidisciplinary research center of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham with a focus in technological innovation for social impact in the fields of computer-human interaction, haptics, multimedia and virtual reality. 

Mobilizing a Sustainable Planet: The International Conference of Sustainable Development

September 23rd & 24th 2015, marked the third annual International Conference on Sustainable Development held at Columbia University in New York City. The conference’s theme, Implementing the SDGs: Getting Started had riveting discussions concerning the United Nation’s latest endeavour to launch the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Fashion 4 Development Awarded Amma with Medal of Honour for Humanitarian Work

Ms. Evie Evangelou founder of Fashion 4 Development (F4D) awarded Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) the “Medal of Honour” for more than 25 years of humanitarian work in the fields of human rights, health and well-being, including food, access to water and power, housing, medical care, and the right to education and skill-training.

Students Visit Mathruchaya and Madhavam Orphanage

The students of School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi campus, visited the “Mathruchaya” orphanage on September 22, 2015. Carrying with them a bunch of gifts, they spent an evening with more than 50 inmates. Lady inmates of the adjoining orphanage Madhavam also joined the gathering.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Car Free Day Focuses on Cycle Rally and 10 Km Fun Run

Five years ago, a group of socially committed Amritians decided to conduct a cycle rally. This September 22nd, 2015 marked its 5th prolific edition. In the current juncture when the world is finding it difficult to cope with escalating air pollution, the event was really relevant. September 22nd is celebrated as “world car free day” and as a part of it, Amrita Sanjeevani, the seva organisation at Amritapuri Campus, conducted a cycle rally and 10 km fun run from Karunagapally to Amritapuri. 

ASB Coimbatore Faculty Dr. P. Balasubramanian Presents Paper at Singapore Economic Forum 2015

​Dr. P. Balasubramanian, Associate Professor, Amrita School of Business (​ASB​),​​ ​Coimbatore presented a paper on ‘Sunk​ ​Cost​ ​F​allacy– Effect of​ ​Situational​ ​​Knowledge on​ ​​Irrational​ ​C​hoices’ at​ Singapore Economic Review conference (SERC) 2015​ from August 5th-7th​. 

Amrita Technology Business Incubator and Indian Angel Network ​J​oining ​Hands to ​Promote Entrepreneurship in India

Amrita Technology Business Incubator​, one of the top-5 most prolific incubators for startups in the country​, and the Indian Angel Network​, India’s first and Asia’s largest network of angel investors​, signed an MOU on September 11​, 2015 to promote entrepreneurship in India.

​​IEEE Power Electronics Society Student Chapter Inaugurated at Amrita’s Bengaluru Campus

The IEEE Power Electronics Society Student Branch Chapter was inaugurated by Dr. Priya Ranjan Mishra, Principal Scientist, Philips, Bangalore and Dr. Balaraman Kannan, PRDC, Vice Chair of PES Chapter, Bangalore at the Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru Campus on September 10th, 2015.

National Workshop on Graph Theory and its Applications

The Department of Mathematics, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru organized a two-day workshop on Graph Theory and its Applications on 6th and 7th August 2015. About 30 delegates from various engineering colleges of India and around 30 members, including faculty members, research scholars and M.Tech. students from Amrita, attended the workshop.