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 Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Virtual Laboratory project was a runner-up for a 2020 International E-Learning Association (IELA) award, Academic Division, and was honored on September 25, 2020, at the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL).
The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), announced the award for the bilateral project partnered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Stanford University. The project is titled "Establishment of an Indo-US Molecular Biomarker Knowledge Network for COVID-19".
The Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC) formally signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s AMMACHI Labs on June 15, 2020, engaging the research center as a Knowledge Partner for its skill-training initiatives in Karnataka.