S. Kaushik, Krishnan Nakul, R. Prasanth, and Sachith G. Pai, from the Amritapuri campus, have qualified for the world finals of the most reputed computer problem-solving and software programming competition – the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). The final round of the international contest will take place this year in Russia from June 22-26.
John Stanley, Suneesh P. V. and Keerthy Dhara won the 2013 Best Project Presentation Award in Basic Sciences at a students’ research convention organized by the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
Sofia F. won the 1st Prize in the CSI Coding competition, Code Age.
Ms. Aryadevi R.D., Research Associate at Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications, was selected for the 2013 TCS Research Scholars Program for PhD students.
Ananthakrishnan P. R., B.Tech ECE, and Deepak Dileep, B.Tech ECE, won the $1,000 third prize at the national Mentor Graphics University Design Contest early last year. 253 student teams from 191 institutions across India competed in the contest organized by Mentor Graphics Inc, a US-based multinational corporation that specializes in electronic design automation.
AmritaWNA M.Tech students, Ms. Keerthi S. Mohan and Mr. Dhanesh Raj, were selected for the Amrita-TIDE Innovation Award 2013-2014. Mr. Raj won two awards for the innovation titled “Real Time Urethra Control Using EAP for Urinary Incontinence” under the category of ‘Innovation Seed Grant Winners’ and ‘Bright Idea Award Winners’. Ms. Mohan won the award under the category of ‘Bright Idea Award Winners ‘ titled “Wireless Device for Targeted Drug Delivery”.
L. Prithivin, B. Jaganath, and Pratyush Gudla presented a paper titled “Smart cities” at the Bosch-Inscribe national level paper presentation contest in Bangalore and won the third prize among 100 teams.
Srishti Srivasthava, fourth year BTech in Computer Science and Engineering at Amritapuri campus, was selected for the prestigious Google Summer of Code (GSoC) internship.
A team of undergraduate engineering students from Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore campus, participated in the national-level BAJA SAEINDIA’s competition to build an all-terrain vehicle. Amrita’s vehicle was selected as one among the top five vehicles that were displayed at the inaugural event. The model won the Rs. 40,000 second prize for the most cost-effective design.
Amrita students and faculty recently traveled to Beijing in China to present five papers at the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT).