Amrita to Host National Science Olympiad (NSO) and Young Scientist Conclave

The second edition of the National Science Olympiad (NSO) and Young Scientist Conclave will be held at the Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore from October 30-31, 2019. The Theme for this edition is “Smart City: Sustainable Solutions for a Self-Sustaining Future”. The topics include Smart Waste Management, Smart Water Management, Renewable Energy, Disaster Prevention & Warning Systems, Smart Farming & Agriculture, Smart Pollution Management, Smart Health Care, Artificial Intelligence for Common Man, Robotics for societal benefit and integrated multi modal transport system. In a nutshell the topics cater to issues related to water, electricity, agriculture, pollution, health etc.

Amrita Students Develop Virtual Reality Car for a Healthy Back

A group of students from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, developed a virtual reality multidimensional car game that helps prevent backache. The team said it has completed 90% work on the game, which a player controls through movements that give the back a healthy workout instead of a joystick or gaming console.

Amrita Wins "Best Paper Runner-up Award" at 17th International Symposium, W2GIS 2019, Kyoto, Japan

The students from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, along with Professor Dr. Vidhya Balasubramanian, won "Best Paper Runner-up Award" for their paper titled "A Dynamic Weighted Trilateration Algorithm for Indoor Localization using Dual-band WiFi" at the 17th International Symposium on Web & Wireless Geographical Information Systems, held at Kyoto, Japan, from May 16-17, 2019.