Amrita Faculty Elected as Joint Secretary for Coimbatore Management Association

Prashant R. Nair, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, has elected as Joint Secretary of the Coimbatore Management Association (CMA). The new set office bearers were elected at the 65th Annual General Meeting held on December 11, 2020.

Amrita’s Low-cost UV Sanitization Robot ‘Prabha’ Hits the Market

Prabha, is a remote-controlled sanitization robot that can systematically disinfect rooms with ultraviolet rays Amrita’s Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs collaborated with Megara Robotics, a private enterprise in Chennai, to develop Prabha, and the team completed its first successful prototype in June of last year. In September, Prabha was deployed at Amrita Hospital in Kochi in the throes of COVID-19 treatment.

Amrita IQAC Vice-Chair Delivers Talk on Best Practices in ICT Tools

Dr. Prashant R. Nair, Vice-Chairman - Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), was a resource person for an online NAAC-sponsored 2-day National level Webinar on "Quality Sustenance through Online Mode of Education" organized by the IQAC of Hindustan College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore, from April 8-9, 2021.

Amrita Students Develop an Early Forest Fire Detection System "Agni Kavaj"

A group of final-year B.Tech. students at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, have developed “ Agni Kavaj”, a forest fire early detection system using UAV and Advance Computation Technology to detect fire and alert officials as early as possible. 

Smart Helmet Innovation of Amrita Student Team Showcased in National Expo

A smart helmet innovation developed by Brain Bucket, a student team from Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus has emerged as runnerup in Students Engineering Model Competition and Expo. The Expo, part of the prestigious India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020 organized by the Ministries of Science, Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare of the Government of India, was held from December 22-25, 2020.