Amrita Faculty Selected as Regional Mentor of Change for the Planning Commission of Government of India

Prof. Prashant R. Nair, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, has been selected as a Regional Mentor of Change for Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of NITI Aayog (Planning Commission) of Government of India. 37 professionals all over India have been selected as regional mentors and felicitated by Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog and Mr. R. Ramanan, Mission Director, AIM at New Delhi on January 31, 2020.

Amrita Students Win Prizes at Technology Infusion Grand Challenge, Melbourne

The student teams from the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, won prizes at the Technology Infusion Grand Challenge (ITGC) of La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. The Technology Infusion Grand Challenge is meant for solving pressing social problems and this year’s theme was 'Smart City Innovation'.

Amrita Paper in International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics

In a paper published by the International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics, a team from the Amrita School of Engineering, in Coimbatore, India, provided details of what they refer to as a “frugal and affordable system” that can monitor a person’s movements.