Amrita BTech Students Develop Low-cost Face Masks to Fight COVID-19

Making and using protective masks is an effective way to fight against COVID-19 or Coronavirus pandemic. A group of three students, Raj Praveen, Venkadasubramaniyan and Harisudhan, pursuing Mechanical Engineering degrees from the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, has developed face masks for fighting against the COVID-19.

Amrita Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs' First US Patent Gets Approved

The Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, got its first US Patent approved. The patent is titled "Method and Apparatus for Wireless Network-Based Control of a Robotic Machine" with the patent number US20190069483.

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.