Amrita Student Wins First Prize at MIT Robocon 2019 Competition

Ruthvik Chanda (Semester 7) of Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, won first prize at Robocon 2019, an esteemed robotic competition, held at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA, from July 29 to August 9, 2019.

HuT Labs Students to Take Part in Robot Competition at MIT, USA

Four students from the Humanitarian Technologies (HuT) labs of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, will take part in this year's Robocon 2019 competition to be held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA, from July 29-August 9, 2019.

Amrita Students Compete in World Robot Summit 2018

A team of ten members with eight students from Amrita Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, and two from the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering (ECE), School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, had the opportunity to take part in one of the world's largest robotic contests at the World Robot Summit (WRS 2018).

Amrita Self Driving Wheelchair Article in US Magazine 'BioPhotonics'

An article on Amrita Self Driving Wheelchair is published in the September 2018 issue of 'BioPhotonics' magazine by PhotonicsMedia. Researchers at the Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Kerala, India, have developed the self-driving wheelchair with Android-based VIVO smartphones and RoboPeak Lidar (RPLIDAR), a 360°, 2D laser scanner development kit. Led by professor Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, director of HuT, three engineering students — Raviteja Chinta, Akhil Raj, and Sarath Sreekanth — assisted with the project.

Amrita Students Win Big at Tokyo RoboCon 2018 International Design Contest

The final year students from the Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering (ECE), School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, won First Prize and Sponsors' Best Prize at RoboCon 2018. RoboCon18 is an international robotic design contest, and was held at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, from August 6-18, 2018.