Date: 29 March, 2018

GUNTUR: Niti Ayog member and Padmabhushan awardee  Dr V.K. Saraswat asserted the need of using science and technology for progress in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors which would improve the livelihood of people. He inaugurated a two-day Tech Fest at SRM University in Amaravati on Wednesday. Addressing the students, he lamented that  ‘though India has achieved a lot of development in the fields of science and technology, poverty is yet to be overcome.” He sought students to conduct scientific researches for the improvement of people’s living condition.

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Date: 23, March 2018

VIJAYAWADA: The chancellor of the SRM University, TR Parivendhar, said that about 400 corporate companies are ready to hire students from the varsity’s Amaravati campus.

While interacting with the students here on Thursday, he suggested that they should prepare for campus placements right from the first year. He said that campus placements were opportunities to get into top corporate firms with high pay packs.

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Date: 21, March 2018

Dr. Nicholas B. Dirks was named the 10th Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley on November 8, 2012, and served in that role from June 1, 2013 to July 1, 2017. Currently serving as the Honorary Pro-Chancellor of SRM University, he is a leader in higher education and well-known for his commitment to and advocacy for accessible, high-quality undergraduate education, to the globalization of the university, and to innovation and collaboration across the disciplines and between universities and outside partners. While Chancellor, Dr. Dirks launched an undergraduate initiative, which occasioned unprecedented cooperation among the Deans of undergraduate colleges and the appointment of the first Vice-Chancellor of Undergraduate Education. Dr. Dirks convened a group of faculty who developed a new set of courses in data science across the curriculum (and led to the appointment of the first Dean of Data Science).

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Date: 16, March 2018
Prof. D. Narayana Rao, Pro Vice Chancellor, SRM University,AP –  Amaravati met Shri Narendra Modi, the Hon’ble Prime Minister at Imphal on 16th March 2018 during the inauguration of 105th Indian Science Congress.  Prof. D. Narayana Rao briefed the Hon’ble Prime Minister about the development of Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cell Train being developed jointly by SRM University and Integral Coach Factory (ICF) of the Ministry of Railways.

Date: 6, March 2018

SRM University is envisaged to be a multi-disciplinary institution starting off with programmes in engineering, followed by liberal arts, management, law, medical sciences and pure sciences. P Sathyanarayanan, president of SRM University and a young entrepreneur, lives by the motto “Think big, do big, achieve big”. He has been pivotal in advancing studies, research and internationalisation of the university.

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Date: 27th February 2018

Starting with one School in 1969, SRM University has rapidly expanded its Schools in the fields of Engineering, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science and Humanities, Management, and Law. In 2006, the institute was granted the status of a full-fledged university and has since been known as SRM University. By 2015, the university spread its wings in three different regions by setting up three separate Universities namely SRM University Chennai, SRM University Haryana and SRM University Sikkim. The latest in the group is SRM University, AP – Amaravati, which started operations with three programs in engineering.

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Date: 21st February 2018, Vijayawada

Prof. Bertil Andersson, president Emeritus of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), has been appointed as honorary Pro-Chancellor of SRM University, A.P., Amaravati.

Prof. Andersson also joined as SRM University board of governors. A world renowned plant biochemist from Sweden, he authored more than 300 papers in basic photosynthesis.

SRM University president Dr. P. Satyanarayanan and others congratulated Prof. Andersson for his appointment.

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/new-honorary-pro-chancellor-for-srm-university/article22812366.ece

Prof. D Narayana Rao, Pro Vice Chancellor, SRM University AP Amaravati and B Chandrasekhar, Deputy Chief Mechanical Engineer, Indian Railways’ Integral Coach Factory,  Chennai has signed a memorandum of understanding to develop fuel cell based train prototype.

While ICF will manufacture this train, SRM will provide the energy storage systems such as fuel cells, batteries, super capacitors, DC/DC converters and control systems up to DC link.

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Date: 24th February 2018

DOHA:A thriving community of students in Qatar, interested in pursuing their studies in India, got a first hand chance to interact with some of the top educational institutions from the country on Friday at the Knowledge Fair 2018, organised by The New Indian Express in Doha.

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Date: 25th February 2018

VIJAYAWADA: SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST), Chennai, SRM University – AP, Amaravati and the Integral  Coach Factory (ICF) of Indian Railways have signed a MoU in Chennai on Saturday to jointly develop a fuel cell-based train prototype.

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