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- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
On April 15, 2021, Dr. Shyam Diwakar was a panelist in the discussion, “Synergizing Basic Neuroscience and Neurotechnology for Developing Effective Clinical Solutions” organized by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras’s. . .
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was recently signed between U-Hopper Srl (an Italian company developing Big Data Analytics and AI solutions) and Amrita Center for Research and Development (ACRD). The. . .
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was recently invited by His Excellency François Delhaye, Ambassador of The Kingdom of Belgium to India, to join Prof. Gerard Govers, Vice-Rector, KU Leuven University, and the. . .
On behalf of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Dr. Shyam Diwakar, (Director, Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology and Associate Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri), was invited to attend the Iberoamerican Network of Pharmacogenetics (RIBEF) Symposium on “Ethnicity, Socio-cultural Context and Education for Health Research, Latin American, European and Asian Views about Education (values, attitudes), Sociocultural Contexts (Traditional Medicine) and Pharmacogenetics for Research on Humans.” held at Campus PHI, Acebo, Spain from October 6-7, 2019.
The national Virtual Laboratories project of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, along with IIT Delhi; IIT Bombay; IIT Kanpur; IIT Kharagpur and others, has been enhancing the laboratory education of students online for more than a decade.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is partnering with 14 other institutions from EU, UK, China, Mexico, Mongolia, Paraguay in the ‘WeNet-The internet of Us.’ Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Director, Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology and Associate Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri, leads Amrita’s role in this project. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is the only partner from India.
The DataScientia consortium of founding members includes Italy’s University of Trento, the National University of Mongolia, India’s Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, China’s Jilin University, Paraguay’s Catholic University of Asunción, South Africa’s Tshwane University of Technology and UK’s Heriot-Watt University.
On October 31st, 2018, Dr. Shyam Diwakar of Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) was invited to give a talk on “Online Engineering and Virtual Laboratories in India: Learners and Teachers Beyond Traditional Classrooms” to professors and their international office team at the Munich Center for Neurosciences– Brain & Mind (MCN) at Munich, Germany.
In another stellar display of its academic excellence, 42 students and young researchers from the Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) have presented 11 peer-reviewed papers at the International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI) held between 11th and 15th of September, 2018 at PES University, Bengaluru, India.
Amrita professors visited the Aix-Marseille Université in Marseilles, France, as a follow-up visit on November 5, 2018, and met with faculty members and Deans of several departments.