In the wake of Admissions-2021, the Department of Commerce is holding a formal webinar on “Salient features and career options for BCom (Hons) at SRM University-AP”, highlighting the contemporary aspects of the subject and the career paths that one can choose after pursuing Commerce in our university. Dr A Lakshmana Rao and Dr Shailendra Singh from the Department of Commerce, SRM University-AP, will elucidate on the topic on July 16, 2021, from 4.00 pm onwards.

The vision of the Department of Commerce under the School of Entrepreneurship and Management Studies (SEAMS) is to prepare agents of change in business, life, and society. The department, which has highly experienced faculty with international exposure, aims to build business leaders who represent the university in global standards. The curriculum not only caters to the theoretical aspect of the subject but also implements the practical methods for the understanding of real-life problems. The academic programmes and workshops held at regular intervals provide students with in-depth knowledge of the subject. The department exposes its students to well-known business and industry experts. It urges students to formulate innovative business ideas and represent them on global platforms.

All commerce aspirants are cordially invited to join this introductory session on July 16, 2021, at 4:00 pm to get worthwhile insights on pursuing a BCom (Hons) degree at SRM University-AP.

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The department of Physics at SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh offers an interdisciplinary BSC (Hons) programme that provides practical training to students on the model and design solutions. In the interactive webinar titled “Salient Features and Career Options for BSc (Hons) Physics at SRM University AP”, Dr Sabyasachi Mukhopadhyay, assistant professor from the Department of Physics will explicate the career options and higher education opportunities of BSc Physics on June 22, 2021, at 4.00 pm.

Students pursuing BSc Physics at SRM University-AP receive support to conduct research in a wide range of fields including fabrication of two-dimensional materials and their electronic devices, material genomics, applied photonics and optical communications, piezoelectricity and ferroelectricity, high-k dielectrics, thermoelectric devices, molecular electronics, photovoltaic devices and energy applications.

To know more about the programme/course structure, selection process, research areas, career options, and higher education opportunities of BSc Physics, join this immersive webinar on June 22, 2021, at 4.00 pm.

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh, introduces the globally recognised American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) membership programmes to its students.

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a non-profit establishment formed for the global engineers’ community that promotes collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enhancement, and skill development. ASME Student Chapter helps university engineering students develop their professional identity and provides essential engagement opportunities by offering access to a wide range of activities and resources such as membership, competitions, scholarships, student sections and much more.

The engineering curriculum is not restricted to the theoretical aspects but involves practical applications. The collaboration with ASME will help students of our university to find engineering-related job articles, online journals, webinars, and workshops on a single platform. Students will be exposed to niche career paths and opportunities across industries where they can apply their mechanical engineering education to address critical issues facing the globe. Students can get in touch with experienced professionals all around the world through the ASME mentoring programme and seek careers or any other type of guidance.

SRM University-AP collaborates with global organisations to promote international exposure of students. In collaboration with ASME, the Department of Mechanical Engineering will be organising webinars and workshops by eminent faculties of the institute, where they will share their experiences and knowledge with the participants. The programme aims to create extraordinary learning experiences for the students to carry out many activities under this umbrella and fulfil the expectations of ASME.

Dr Prakash Jadav, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, will be acting as faculty adviser for this chapter which is headed by Tushar Sahu.

People across the world are celebrating the seventh international day of Yoga on the theme “Yoga for well-being”. As the celebration has been scaled down due to the pandemic, SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh is celebrating the day by conducting a virtual talk on “Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga-Steps Towards Mastering Oneself” on June 21, 2021, at 5.00 pm.

Prof Vajja Sambasiva Rao, Vice-Chancellor, and Prof D Narayana Rao, Pro-Vice-Chancellor SRM University-AP will address the virtual gathering. The Heartfulness Centre at Vijayawada collaborates with our university to observe the day with lectures and yoga sessions from Dr K Tirupati Rao, Sri Srinivasa Rao (Trainers), and Ms Harshada Kulkarni, Visiting Faculty at IDEA, SRM University-AP.

The International Yoga Day was first proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a speech to the United Nations and has been observed worldwide every year since June 21, 2015, to raise awareness of the importance and benefits of yoga for health. In this unprecedented times of Covid-19, incorporating yoga into one’s routine is beneficial. Yoga is believed to be effective for the psycho-social care and rehabilitation of Covid-19 patients in quarantine and isolation. The programme aims to enlighten the students about the different yoga postures and the virtues of meditation.

Dr Vinayak Kalluri, Registrar; Ms Revathi Balakrishnan, Assistant Director-Student Affairs; and Dr Venkat Nori, Associate Professor-Mechanical Engineering, SRM University-AP will be present for the session. To know more about yoga, its practice and historical background, you are cordially invited to join this virtual celebration of International Yoga Day on June 21, 2021, at 5.00 pm.

The Department of Economics is hosting a webinar on “Salient Features and Career Opportunities for BSc (Hons) Economics at SRM University AP” on June 25, 2021, at 4.00 pm to discuss the thrust areas of Economics. Dr Suvvari Anandarao, Assistant Professor in the department, will introduce students to the theoretical and analytical foundations of economics careers.

In the webinar, Dr Anandarao will detail the industries and job roles available for graduates and discuss the best ways to attain internships and jobs in the industry. Students who choose to pursue a BSc in Economics at SRM University-AP participate in a three-year full-time programme that aims to impart global standards-based curriculum. The objective of the programme is to develop a class of economists who are proficient not just in theory but also in practical expertise to address and analyse real-world problems.

Attend this informative session on June 25, 2021, at 4.00 pm to learn more about the courses, subjects, syllabus, scope, and career opportunities of the BSc Economics course offered in SRM University-AP.

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Dr Satish Anamalamudi, Assistant Professor, in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has published a research paper titled “Cooperative Caching Scheme for Machine-to-Machine Information-Centric IoT Networks” in the IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The research paper is co-authored by Dr Mohammed Saeed Alkatheiri and Dr Eesa Al Solami of University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and Dr Abdur Rashid Sangi of Yibin University, China.

According to the authors, Information-centric networks (ICNs), a foreseen future Internet architecture, focuses on the application content rather than its hosting location. With this, the existing Internet protocol (IP)-based host-centric communication model can be transformed into a content-centric communication model with the support of in-network caching, name-based routing, and location-independent content domain names. Recently, ICN is proposed to be a potential Internet architecture for Internet-of-Things (IoT) networks due to minimal retrieval delays and reduced load on the data producer. Content retrieval from IoT nodes plays a prominent role in enhancing the performance of the ICN-IoT networks. The in-network caching of ICN enhances the data availability in the network, overcome the issue of single-point failure, and improve IoT devices power efficiency. In this work, the authors explore a cooperative caching scheme for information-centric-IoT networks to optimize the cache hit with the support of a caching network topology model, a content popularity model, and an exogenous request access model.

Dr Satish says that ICN proposes to shift the existing complex Internet model to a simple and generic one. This approach considers the content as the first-class network citizen. In ICN, contents are addressed and routed by their unique names and are decoupled from the address of the node storing it. In this way, consumers ask for information by its name rather than its locality address. In ICN, every content is identified by using a unique, persistent and location-independent name. A wide set of IoT applications is inherently information-centric. In fact, the majority of IoT applications target data regardless of its source. For instance, environmental monitoring applications are oblivious to the information origin. ICN is a promising candidate for IoT environments. It can natively support IoT scenarios while improving data dissemination and reducing network complexity.

Dr Satish Anamalamudi had been a Research Engineer with Huawei Technologies, Beijing, China. He also worked with the Huaiyin Institute of Technology (HYIT), Huai’an, China, until February 2018. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh. His research interests include the common-control-channel design for MAC and routing protocols in cognitive radio ad hoc networks, MAC, and routing protocol design of Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G networks.

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The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a three-year professional undergraduate course that can be pursued by students from all three streams-Science, Commerce and Arts. On July 7, 2021, the Department of Management at SRM University-AP is hosting a webinar at 4.00 pm to introduce its BBA course curriculum, scope, and career opportunities to the aspirants. Dr Ajitha Soundararaj and Dr Sumit Kumar, Assistant Professors at the Department of Management, will deliver lectures on the topic “BBA-First Step to a Career in the Business World.”

The BBA degree course at SRM University-AP provides both theoretical and practical knowledge comprising a wide range of subjects in the fields of commerce, business, and management. The comprehensive curriculum with project work, assessments, case studies and research provide students with a broad understanding of business and entrepreneurship. The experienced faculty ensures sessions with industry experts for training and placements. Along with the BBA general course, an individual can specialise in Human Resources, Finance, IT etc. Students with outstanding academic records are eligible for scholarships to pursue an MBA at foreign universities. BBA graduates are placed in the top-most banks, businesses, and corporate firms through the campus placement drive.

The webinar is designed for BBA aspirants who wants to know more about the course curriculum, specialisations, and career options in the field. All interested students are invited to attend the webinar on July 07, 2021, at 4.00 pm.

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SRM University-AP has recently established the Taiwan Education Centre (TEC) in collaboration with National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. To promote learning of the Mandarin Chinese language among its students, SRM University-AP organises a webinar to introduce the TEC and its courses to undergraduates on June 24, 2021, at 5:30 pm. Ms HsinYi Huang, Mandarin Chinese Instructor, SLASS, SRM University-AP, will enlighten the students about the course, its scope, and career opportunities. The session aims to motivate students to enrol in the Mandarin Chinese Language course as an elective subject for the upcoming semester. TEC offers certified courses that assist students with the educational and scholarship opportunities available to pursue higher education in Taiwan.

In the year 2020, SRM University-AP signed an MoU with National Tsing Hua University to establish the Taiwan Education Centre on campus. The joint initiative plays a significant role in conducting student and faculty exchange programs with Taiwan. TEC is a collaboration that connects two countries through knowledge sharing.

Dr Sutharshan Govindarajan, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and Coordinator of Taiwan Education Centre at SRM University-AP will preside over the programme titled “Taiwan Education Centre at SRMAP-Learning a language and beyond!”. Students from all courses are asked to be present at the session on June 24, 2021, at 5:30 pm to get detailed information on the Mandarin Chinese Language course and other possibilities offered by TEC.

Lankalapalli Pavan Sai from the undergraduate department of Mechanical Engineering at SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh, has secured an astounding admission to Northeastern University (NEU), Boston for his higher education. The Master’s in Engineering Management programme that he has enrolled in meets F-1 international student status requirements and is purely designed for the Core background (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, and Civil Engineering) students. Pavan Sai had also qualified to work with the global L&T Technology Services company through the campus placement at SRM University-AP.

According to Pavan Sai, NEU lies in the heart of Boston city which is one of the major hubs for startups and the University is known for its CO-OP program that gives hands-on experience in theoretical, quantitative, and analytical skills and tools. His decision to study abroad happened rather late though he qualified IELTS on time and has been preparing for GRE.

When he applied to NEU just two days before the deadline, the faculty and staff at SRM University-AP extended their full assistance to go by the application. “I cannot forget the assiduous support and mentorship of my Professors Dr Satya Pramod Jammy and Dr Venkata Nori from the Department of Mechanical Engineering”, says Pavan Sai. “I also want to thank SRM University-AP for helping me and providing me with opportunities”, he adds.

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour, responses and reactions. The Department of Psychology at SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh, organises a webinar on “Why study BSc (Hons) Psychology at SRM University-AP?” on June 28, 2021, at 4.00 pm to evince the course curriculum that involves both theoretical and practical training. Ms Ayesha Parveen Haroon, Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, will give a comprehensive overview of the field of psychology and its research areas.

Students pursuing a BSc in Psychology at SRM University-AP are given resource materials and amenities for research in Developmental and Counselling Psychology, Identity Studies and Educational Psychology. To facilitate understanding, the highly experienced faculties in the department use experiential and goal-based training. The course aims to produce skilled academicians, thinkers, and mental health experts. Students are encouraged to contribute to the field of psychology and, ultimately, to the advancement of our nation.

This webinar is designed for psychology enthusiasts to learn more about the BSc Psychology course, specialisation, jobs, and future opportunities. Stay tuned for this engaging session on June 28, 2021, at 4.00 pm.

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