Dr. Eric Blanco, the Deputy Director, School of Industrial Engineering and the Associate Professor, Product Design & Development at the University of Grenoble Alpes, visited Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham on 18th and 19th July, 2017. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Dr. Blanco led a "Lean Workshop" and "Design Thinking Workshop" at Coimbatore Campus. At Amritapuri, he attended a series of meetings on research and development processes, went on a campus tour, visited labs and delivered talks on "Performance of Research and Development Processes in Industry" and "Product Design and Development". He also met with students from the University of Grenoble Alpes who were on the campus as part of Live-in-Labs project, a multidisciplinary experiential learning program that facilitates the research, development, and deployment of sustainable solutions for current challenges faced by rural communities in India.
Later, Dr. Eric Blanco visited the Kochi Campus.