Postage Stamp Celebrating 50 Years of Academic Career of Amrita Professor

Dr. Damordaran. M. Vasudevan, Emeritus Professor and Head of PG Programs & Research at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, was honoured recently with the launch of a postage stamp by India Post on March 2, 2019, commemorating 50 years of his dedicated service to the cause of medical education and research.

AmritaCREATE at UNESCO MLW2019 - Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Development

Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Director, AmritaCREATE (Amrita Center for Research in Analytics & Technologies for Education) presented Amrita Learning, India’s first Intelligent Tutoring System, at Mobile Learning Week, MLW 2019, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from March 4-8, 2019.

Amritapuri Team Won First Prize at 34th Inter-University National & South Zone Youth Festivals

The student team of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, bagged the first prize in Group Music (Indian) at the 34th Inter-University South Zone Youth Festival 2018 “Padmotsav” held from October 7-11, 2018, in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. South Zone comprises of over 100 universities in the region.

Faculty on Program Committees of International Conferences at USA, France, Netherlands, Greece, Malaysia, Oman & India

Over the years, Prof. Prashant R. Nair, Vice-Chairman, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, has made significant contributions in conference service by serving on the Technical Program Committee (TPC) of over 100+ international and national conferences worldwide.

National Institute of Ayurveda Appoints Amrita Faculty as Advisory Committee Member

Dr. P. Rammanohar, Research Director of Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda at School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has been appointed as Member of Scientific Advisory Committee of National Institute of Ayurveda, an autonomous organisation under Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India. 

Amrita Ayurveda Research Director Appointed as WHO Expert Group Member

Dr. P. Rammanohar, Research Director of Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda at School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has been appointed in the Three Member Committee of the World Health Organization for drafting International Terminology of Ayurveda for inclusion in the International Classification of Diseases - ICD-11. 

Women in AI Leadership Award for Amrita Faculty

Dr. Sowmya V., Assistant Professor, Center for Computational Engineering and Networking (CEN), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,  Coimbatore campus, received the Women in AI leadership Award 2019 at the event RISING 2019, Women in Analytics and AI conference, which was held at Hotel Taj, Bangalore, on March 8, 2019

Student Invited to Present at ICPR Academic Centre, Lucknow

In another stellar display of the academic excellence of Amrita, Mr. Karthik Rajamanickam, a first year MA Philosophy student of Amrita Darshanam - International Centre for Spiritual Studies, has won top honors in a nation-wide essay competition for young scholars conducted by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR) on the topic "Equality and Justice for Conducive Social Order".