Amrita Alumna Wins 2015 KTH Masters Challenge India and Secures Rs. 23 Lakh Scholarship

Neha Kumari, a graduate of the department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri campus,won first place at the 2015 KTH Masters Challenge India competition in the field of Electric Power Engineering. Neha competed against applicants from the IITs, NITs, and other highly ranked universities throughout India and was the only female finalist in the entire competition. As the first place winner, Neha secured a fully funded scholarship for a two year masters degree at the internationally reputed KTH-Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) sponsored by ABB worth Rs. 23 lakhs, a living allowance sponsored by ABB worth Rs. 12 lakhs, and an opportunity to do a summer internship at ABB in Stockholm, Sweden.

Amrita University's Work Showcased at the 39th All India Cell Biology Conference

Researchers from Amrita School of Biotechnology presented posters at the XXXIX All India Cell Biology Conference, organized jointly by Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, from December 6-8, 2015.

Annual Amrita GI Endo Meet (A-GEM) 2016 Held

A two-day hands-on endoscopy workshop, Amrita GI Endo Meet (A-GEM), was held at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences during January 16–17, 2016. The workshop aimed at teaching specialized endoscopic procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of certain gastrointestinal disorders, to upcoming gastrointestinal physicians from across the country. 

Amrita University joins Indo-Canada Collaboration on Municipal Wastewater Treatment

Amrita University has had partnered with The India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS) to develop and implement community-based solutions to meet the most urgent needs of Canada and India: poor water quality, unsafe and unsustainable infrastructure, and poor health from waterbornewater-borne and infectious diseases. The collaboration is to develop and test local solutions that can be scaled up across India and Canada. 

Best Poster and Oral Presentation Travel Awards for Amrita Nano Center Researchers

Researchers from Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine won Best Poster and Oral Presentation Travel Awards at the International Conference on Nanotechnology 'Nano Today 2015' at Dubai, during 5-9 Dec 2015. 

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