Amrita’s Low-cost UV Sanitization Robot ‘Prabha’ Hits the Market

Prabha, is a remote-controlled sanitization robot that can systematically disinfect rooms with ultraviolet rays Amrita’s Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs collaborated with Megara Robotics, a private enterprise in Chennai, to develop Prabha, and the team completed its first successful prototype in June of last year. In September, Prabha was deployed at Amrita Hospital in Kochi in the throes of COVID-19 treatment.

Amrita Students Develop an Early Forest Fire Detection System "Agni Kavaj"

A group of final-year B.Tech. students at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, have developed “ Agni Kavaj”, a forest fire early detection system using UAV and Advance Computation Technology to detect fire and alert officials as early as possible. 

International Women’s Day 2021 Observed at Amrita Mysuru Campus

The Women’s Cell in association with the Department of Visual Communication, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru campus, observed the International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021, with the theme “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World,” to celebrate the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights the gaps that remain.

Amrita Student Team Organises a Cybersecurity Event to Break the Stereotypes

ShaktiCon is a series of programs with a goal to excite, train and support women from all over the globe to develop critical skills in the area of cybersecurity. It features multiple training workshops, talks, seminars and hacking contests spanned over 3 months and is organized by Team Shakti along with the support of team bi0s and Black hoodie. 

Amrita Students Emerged as Runner-up in Yaadhum Oorae Global Conclave Hackathon 2020

Brain Bucket, a student team from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, has emerged as the runner-up in Yaadhum Oorae Global Conclave Hackathon 2020 organized by IEEE YESIST12, IEEE Madras Section & Guidance Tamil Nadu, investment promotion agency of Tamil Nadu government. 

Amrita Students Win Prizes in the 15 Second Horror Short Film Challenge

The 2018 batch of B. Sc. Visual Media students of School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, won silver and gold tier prizes in the 15 Second Horror Short Film Challenge conducted worldwide by Canadian Filmmaker Andrew J.D. Robinson, who is the founder of the non-profit international film making contests, “15 Second Horror Short Film Challenge” and “The Horror Movie Awards”. 

Amrita Student Team Wins YASCON CTF Cybersecurity Event

Varun Nair (MCA, Batch: 2019), Heeraj Nair (Alumni, B.Tech. CSE, Batch of 2014-18), Prajwal C. P. (B.Tech CSE, Batch 2020-24), part of Team bi0s, won first place with 6270 points at the Capture-The-Flag cybersecurity event and were awarded a cash prize of 100000 rupees and vouchers from TCM Security Academy. 

Amrita Faculty Invited Speaker at 1st Virtual International Conference on Journalism & Decision-Making

Dr. S. Dinesh Babu, Assistant Professor (Sr.Gr) and Head, Department of Visual Media and Communication was invited as a keynote speaker at the 1st International Conference on Journalism and Decision-Making (IJCON 2020).

Amrita Team Na-Sarathy Ranks No. 2 in World for IAC Social Medial Challenge

Team Na-Sarathy of Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, ranked two in the world rank for Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) Social Medial Challenge.