Amrita HuT Labs' Autonomous Wheelchair Project Selected for IEEE HAC & SIGHT Funding

The Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, was selected for the IEEE HAC and SIGHT funding of USD 4919 for the project titled "Autonomous Wheelchair with Negative Pressure Isolation Hood (21-COV1-071)". This is the second project approved and funded by IEEE HAC & SIGHT.

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.

IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award 2020 for Amrita Faculty

Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam (Director, Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs and Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus)  received the prestigious IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award 2020 on October 23, 2020, from the IEEE President 2020, Dr. Toshio Fukuda in a grand event at the flagship conference of IEEE Education Society, Frontiers in Education (FIE 2020), in Sweden, held online from October 21-24, 2020. He also delivered a keynote address on "Undergraduate Mentoring and Research at HuT Labs, A Case Study" on the occasion. 

Amrita Team Na-Sarathy Ranks No. 2 in World for IAC Social Medial Challenge

Team Na-Sarathy of Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, ranked two in the world rank for Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) Social Medial Challenge.