Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham or Amrita University is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research university in India. The University is accredited 'A' by NAAC and is ranked as one of the best research universities in India. The university is spread across nine hundred acres campuses in the three states of South India in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The University Headquarters is at Ettimadai in an 800 acres well-planned campus with scenic beauty near the foothills of the Western Ghats, about 22 km from Coimbatore City. Extensive interaction between all campuses is made possible through the Amrita-ISRO satellite network for e-learning.Presently, It is the only university in India having Nobel laureate as faculty. In 2011, Nobel laureate Dr Leland H. Hartwell joined Amrita University as an Adjunct faculty. Furthermore, Amrita Varsity was the first to install PARAM 10000 supercomputer in India; ahead of IISc & IITs. The university continuously collaborates with the top US universities including Ivy league universities and top European universities for regular student exchange programs. The university offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs in computer science, engineering, business, biotechnology, nanotechnology, ayurveda, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, social work, communication, education, and basic science. Areas of specialization which include Medical Informatics, Computational Engineering, Cyber Security, Clinical Research, and Oncology have been designed keeping in mind India's National Development Plans. 13,000 students are enrolled in nearly a 100 different degree programs. Wikipedia.
Amrita University | Date: 2014-08-21
The present invention is related to flexible, fibrous, biocompatible and biodegradable polymeric wafer; consists of more than one polymeric fibers, each one loaded with different therapeutic agents having mutually exclusive synergistic activity. The wafer is capable of delivering the drugs locally in to the diseased site like tumor, inflammation, wound, etc., in a controlled and sustained fashion for enhanced therapeutic effect. The combination of drugs loaded in the wafer is chosen in such a way that the second or consecutive drugs will enhance or improve the therapeutic effect of the first drug.
Amrita University | Date: 2014-03-17
An e-learning system has a local classroom with an instructor station and a microphone and a local student station with a microphone, a remote classroom with an instructor display and a student station with a microphone, and planar displays and video cameras in each of the classrooms, the remote and local classrooms connected over a network, with a server monitoring feeds and enforcing exclusive states, such that audio and video feeds are managed in a manner that video and audio of the instructor, the local students and the first remote students, as seen and heard either directly or via speakers and displays by each of the instructor, the local students and the remote students presents to each as though all are interacting in the same room.
Amrita University | Date: 2014-09-17
The present invention provides system and method for adaptive application and privacy preserving internet of things. The system comprises of at least one configured IoT device(s) (A) for receiving, processing, filtering, storing and transferring limited information to at least one receiving IoT device(s) (R1, R2, . . . , Rn), at least one inputting IoT device(s) (ID1, ID2, . . . IDn) for transferring information to said IoT device(s) (A), at least one memory unit (M) for storing processed information in said configured IoT device (A), at least one communication interface (C) for communication between IoT device(s), at least one receiving IoT device(s) (R1, R2, . . . Rn) to receive processed information from said configured IoT device (A) as per the information flow policies (P) thereby limiting the type and amount of private information that can be supplied or leaked to the public from one IoT device irrespective of the application running on the IoT device.
Amrita University | Date: 2013-09-05
A non-enzymatic glucose sensor and method for fabricating the sensor are disclosed. The glucose sensor contains at least one non-enzymatic electrode configured to catalyze the electro-oxidation of glucose in preference to other bio-molecules. The surface of the electrode comprises CuO nanoparticles. The sensor shows sensitivity and selectivity exceeding enzyme based devices presently in use.
Amrita University | Date: 2014-05-21
A method has steps for (a) logging in to an on-line vocational education portal by a person seeking to gain vocational training; (b) guiding the person, by the vocational portal, through an aptitude test; (c) directing the person to one or more on-line vocational courses based on the aptitude test results; (d) guiding the user, by the vocational portal, through one or more assessment tests, determining the persons mastery of the one or more vocational courses; completion of the on-line course curriculum, the user is provided an assessment test; and (e) providing and recording a certification to the person based upon successful completion of the one or more assessment tests.