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 Faculty Ambassador for National Science, Technology & Innovation Policy (STIP) 2020, Govt. of India

Dr. Prashant R. Nair, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, has rendered service as a faculty ambassador for the upcoming National Science, Technology & Innovation Policy (STIP) 2020 of the Government of India.

 

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. 

IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award 2020 for Amrita Faculty

Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam (Director, Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs and Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus)  received the prestigious IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award 2020 on October 23, 2020, from the IEEE President 2020, Dr. Toshio Fukuda in a grand event at the flagship conference of IEEE Education Society, Frontiers in Education (FIE 2020), in Sweden, held online from October 21-24, 2020. He also delivered a keynote address on "Undergraduate Mentoring and Research at HuT Labs, A Case Study" on the occasion.