Dr. Indulekha CL Pillai, Assistant Professor, Amrita School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has been awarded the prestigious Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. The biotech researcher is the recipient of the five-year Fellowship, which is a re-entry scheme to attract highly skilled Indian researchers working abroad in cutting-edge disciplines of biotechnology by providing them attractive avenues to pursue their research in Indian institutions.
An expert panel, representing the field of climate change and environment, visited Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore campus, on November 9, 2017, as part of knowledge dissemination sessions of the 9th INSEE Biennial Conference.
An Amrita paper titled, "A Novel Underactuated Multi-fingered Soft Robotic Hand for Prosthetic Application",was published in the Elsevier’s Journal, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (impact factor:1.950), affiliated with the Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS) Society.
A team of 10 delegates from the research group of Sanitation Biotechnology from the Amrita School of Biotechnology participated at International conference on Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Water Management (ISSWM-2017) held at Lovely Professional University (LPU), Punjab, from November 17- 19, 2017.