The Virtual Labs Nodal Center Meeting 2018 was conducted at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, on May 19, 2018. The top four nodal centres from different parts of the country were invited to present their strategies for implementing virtual labs at their esteemed institutes. With their hard work, professors who served as nodal center coordinators were felicitated and these top-performing nodal centers are now being designated as regional nodal centers with the role of disseminating and popularizing virtual labs with other faculty members.
Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Associate Professor, Amrita School of Biotechnology, and Director of Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology, Amritapuri, is the Institute Integration Coordinator of the project. Vysakh K. K. and Saneesh P. F., Research Associates, Virtual Labs, Amritapuri, and Umesh M., Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri, also helped organize the event.
Professor C. Rajmohan, Assistant Professor (Senior Grade), Department of Information Technology, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore; Dr. V. Gomathi, Professor & Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Engineering College, Kovilpatti Prof. Muruganantham P., Associate Professor, Saintgits Engineering College, Kottayam; and Prof. Prakasha G. S., Global Academy of Technology, Bengaluru, were invited to attend the event and also felicitated for their extraordinary work in motivating students.