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Dr. Ananda K. Sarkar, Scientist from National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) in New Delhi and a specialist in plant stem cells, visited Amrita School of Biotechnology on August 12th and spoke to the students and faculty about his work.
Earlier this month, Dr. Bodo Eickhoff, Senior Vice-President of Sales & Marketing at Molecular Diagnostics, a large multi-national pharmaceutical company, visited the Amrita Vishwa Viyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, and addressed the students, faculty, and staff in a seminar titled “Integrating Sciences from a Holistic Perspective: How Human Microbiome and Soil Food Web Might Work Together”.
Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) was honored to have Prof. Jaap Heringa, an Adjunct Professor at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Professor of Bioinformatics from VU Amsterdam to enlighten us with a two-day seminar on not just the basics of bioinformatics, but also the applications of this novel field.
Dr. Ram. R. Bishu, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, also the Education Chair, American Society for Quality, conducted the “Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training and Certification” for second year MBA students of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore.
Mr. Mukund, Associate Director of Royal Bank of Canada, was the speaker in the lively session full of question and answers. This question hour was arranged during the colloquium, which was conducted for 1st Year MBA students of Department of Management, Bangalore on 3rd August, 2016.
Mr. Iyer interacted with the first year MBA-MS students of the department ofManagement, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru campus, in a colloquium held at the campus on 23rd July 2016.
On 12th July 2016, Sri Ashutosh Chadha, VP and Head- Corporate Affairs, Wipro Ltd., inaugurated the Amrita MBA Corporate Connect Initiatives at Amritapuri Campus. In a talk that covered the gamut of management activities Shri Ashutosh emphasised the importance of ethics and teamwork in managerial success.
In a two-day session held at the campus, Mr. Subramaniam Krishnan, Retired Advisor – Global Marketing, ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties, discussed various aspects of new product development, negotiation, and business metrics with Amrita School of Business (ASB), Coimbatore students from Class of 2017.
A special talk on “Internet of Energy: Implication on Infrastructure and Democratization of Energy Use” by Dr. Priyaranjan Mishra, Principal Scientist, Philips – India, was organized by the student branch of IEEE Power Electronics Society, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru on April 15, 2016.
Dr. Arti Prasad, Chief Division of General Internal Medicine, Chief, Section of Integrative Medicine, Founding Executive Director of UNM Centre for Life UNM HSC Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, gave a class on “Whole Person’s Care – The Role of Integrative Medicine” at Amrita School of Ayurveda.