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Amrita delegation represented by Dr. Maneesha Ramesh, Dean, International Programs and Prof. Karen Sneha Moawad, Program Manager, Amrita Center for International Programs (ACIP), visited University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, on July 11, 2019. Both universities are planning joint programs and exchanges.
A delegation of Amrita professors visited Purdue University on July 11, 2019. The team of professors included Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, Dean PG programs; Dr. Balakrishnan Shankar, Dean, Faculty of Arts; Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Faculty fellow at Amrita Center for International Programs and Prof. Praveen Bist.
On 8th July, 2019, a delegation of Amrita’s senior faculty members met their counterparts at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Amrita’s Live-in-Labs® experiential learning program success stories that help India’s villages was showcased.
An Amrita delegation visited Rutgers University, USA, on July 5, 2019, to strengthen ongoing and recent collaborations. Last year, both universities had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Amrita Deans Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan (PG programs); Dr. Bipin Nair (Biotechnology & Faculty of Sciences); Associate Dean of Engineering Dr. Balakrishnan Shankar; Department Chair of Chemical Engineering Dr. Sriram Devanathan and School of Biotechnology’s Dr. Shyam Diwakar met with the Rutgers team.
The School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, celebrated World Environment Day on June 14, 2019, by planting saplings, conducting an invited lecture, competitions, etc.
An Amrita delegation visited University of Texas at Dallas, USA, on June 25, 2019.
On June 7, 2019, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham joined European Union (EU) missions to India and more than 14 others and signed the “Green Pledge”, extending the commitment to a number of sustainable measures including reducing plastic use, managing waste responsibly and reducing water and electricity consumption.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham participated at a ‘Study in India’ Educational Conclave and Fair of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, at Hotel Annapurna, Kathmandu, Nepal from May 22-23, 2019.
Four students from the Humanitarian Technologies (HuT) labs of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, will take part in this year’s Robocon 2019 competition to be held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA, from July 29-August 9, 2019.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with King’s College London (KCL) for potential multidisciplinary collaborative opportunities in academics and research.