Understanding digital nudges can help you become a better decision-maker!
The Department of Psychology, SRM University – AP, organizes a Psychology for All: Lecture Series to introduce us to the nuances of human psychology. The first of this online lecture series will be hosted on the theme Digital Nudges, on June 18, 2021, at 4.00 pm. Cognitive Scientist and Decision Researcher, Dr Sumitava Mukherjee, from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi, will be the guest speaker of the lecture.
Digital technologies are being largely used in our private and professional lives and we are forced to make decisions based on the choices available on our screens. Digital nudging is defined as the use of user-interface design elements to guide people’s behaviour in digital choice environments. Dr Mukherjee studies cognition with a major focus on human judgment and decision making. His current work focuses on how humans perceive, judge, and decide within the realms of interactions with digital technology and algorithms. He also attends to consulting and collaborative queries related to consumer research on (digital) technology interactions, usage and adoption.
All are invited to this awareness-building lecture that would help in making informed and rational decisions in digital choice environments.
SRM University, AP, Andhra Pradesh, has established a distinct standard since its inception in 2017 and accepts outstanding students from across India and abroad. Concerning admissions for the academic year 2021-2022, the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering is hosting an online discussion titled “Why Join Mechanical or Civil Engineering at SRM University?” on June 15, 2021, at 4 pm to enlighten applicants about the benefits of joining the BTech program and how they can benefit from the university. The goal is to offer the course nuances and openings for a brilliant career. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering, summer internships and exposure to research projects through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP). The Department of Civil Engineering provides the B. Tech Degree in Civil Engineering with an opportunity to visit the fields as a part of practical and training for placements with top construction companies.
Mechanical and civil engineering are rising career openings which need strong subject mastery and practical skills. SRM University, AP is the leader in providing undergrad courses led by a 100% efficient team of faculty with research insight and global exposure. The challenging educational curriculum makes you stand out and reach the top career areas in the respective domain. SRM University, AP’s global academic standards aim to eliminate the repetitive educational framework and provide students with a high-quality education. The courses include lecture sessions and lab work in the profoundly specialized research laboratories inside the group, as it is the key job of an aspiring engineer. Students here work on innovative research projects, and outstanding students are frequently rewarded with seed money, patent support, convention travel allowances, and other perks. It collaborates with universities to send students on study abroad programs. Faculty collaborate with students on research projects and guide them in developing innovative inventions for the community. Students are very well prepared to effectively be placed in the top private and government sectors. The interdisciplinary research culture at SRM University, AP takes care of different issues found in society through inventive products and designs. More than 500 companies visited the campus, and 95 percent of B.Tech students were placed in top companies both in and out of India. The curriculum primarily focusses on the knowledge and skills that an engineer needs to possess.
On June 14, 2021, at 4 pm the Department of ECE and EEE is hosting a webinar with the title “Why Join ECE or EEE Engineering at SRM, AP?” Experts discuss the perks associated with the BTech program, as well as the future opportunities at university. The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering offers an Undergraduate program of B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering with specializations of VLSI designs & Embedded Systems, Advanced Communication Systems, Image/Signal Processing using AI, whereas, the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering provides a B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with an opportunity to participate in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Summer Internships, Specialized courses through the Study Abroad program, Senior Thesis Project, and Industry CO-OP through the semester.
The leading branches with high-end career prospects are ECE and EEE Engineering. The departments established at SRM University, AP have well equipped labs and have ample resources for completing operations related to the subject matter. It works closely with the industry and prestigious foreign institutes. The faculty members of the departments are versatile in many diverse fields. They have good research potential and are committed teachers. The curriculum encourages students to work in research groups to undertake research projects, and outstanding students are often rewarded with seed money, patent support, research travel allowances, and benefits to complete the research. Students are sent to foreign universities under the Student Abroad program, where they spend a semester and come back with a rich experience. The program continually focuses on creating model students who can succeed in their chosen career path, contribute to their professional sector, and serve as role models for their community. Students will have a variety of job roles to play in the market/real world as electronic engineers and electrical engineers. Bidding adieu to the maiden B. Tech Batch, SRM University, AP is immensely proud to announce the successful placement of students with a total of 95 percent of students placed. Among the top placements, one student received a 29.5LPA package, and 71% of students received job offers in the dream and super dream categories. Apart from securing jobs in the government sector, they are employed by top manufacturing companies, Multinational Corporations (MNCs), and research-based or industrial corporations.
An online panel discussion on the topic “Viruses and Humans: living together in health and disease” will be held on June 12, 2021, at 5.00 pm, under the auspices of SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh. Prof C Durga Rao, a leading scientist in the field of Virology in India, will chair the session and elucidate on the history of humans and viruses being cohabitants. He is also the Associate Dean-Sciences, and School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (SLASS), SRM University-AP.
Dr Rao, whose major research areas include Molecular Virology, Recombinant DNA technology, Vaccines and Diagnostics had been a professor and INSA Senior Scientist at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Recently, he was interviewed by Eenadu newspaper on ‘Corona Virus and its Mutations’ and he encapsulated various methods to tackle the inevitable third wave of Covid-19. Dr Imran Pancha, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology Sciences, SRM- AP, and Revathi Balakrishnan, Assistant Director, Student Affairs, SRM-AP will join Dr Rao in the panel and discuss the benign viruses and the pathogenic viruses that influence the immune system of the human body.
All are cordially invited to this engrossing panel discussion.
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The Department of Corporate Relations and Career Services (CRCS) at SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh conducts a webinar on “Interview Handling Skills by Industry Expert” on June 12, 2021, Saturday at 5:30 pm. Mr. Sushant Sharma, Senior Talent Partner, GE Healthcare will give interview training to the students during the session.
Mr Sushant Sharma is a seasoned HR professional with 9 years of experience from organizations like WNS Global Services, Siemens, and HCL Technologies. He has first-hand knowledge in managing the hiring process for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region because of his association with GE Healthcare. Mr. Sushant Sharma holds a B.E. Degree in Electronics Engineering and a PGDM in Leadership Analytics. He has worked in Malaysia, recruiting from APAC region which includes countries like Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Hongkong. Prior to joining GE Healthcare, he worked for WNS Global Services as Group HR Manager, where he was the head of the Bangalore region for the Research and Analytics vertical. His specialties include Lateral and Leadership Hiring, Stakeholder Management, Vendor Management, Strategic Hiring, and Campus Hiring. He has been granted numerous esteemed honours, like the best recruiter’s leadership award. Sushant Sharma is also a visiting faculty at prestigious business schools such as IIM Nagpur, IIT Bombay, TAPMI, NMIMS, Goa Institute of Management, and many others. He is a coach and guide to many new businesses in Bangalore, like Upgrad, edWisor Academy, to name a few.
A one-on-one session with Mr Sushant Sharma on skills related to job interviews will help students see interviews from the recruiter’s point of view. All students are invited to join the session which will prepare them to face job interviews with confidence.
Human life is undergoing significant challenges since the outbreak of Covid-19. Despite the chaos of this difficult time, countless unsung heroes have come forward to pull the distressed out of their sufferings. Among them are Team Abhimanyu and Team Bheeshma, a group of IT graduates from SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai. Neelesh Kumar, Prasanth Koyyalagunta, Prudhvi Vishwanadhula, Ruchika Pattjoshi, Vishnu Padmaraju, Parthu M, Irfan, Manoj Bhuma, Dinesh DT, Sai Sandeep, Vudutha Akhil, Akhil Thallada, and M Nikhil Kumar Reddy are young minds aged 24 to 26 pursuing higher studies abroad or employed at reputed MNCs in India. The Department of Student Affairs, SRM University-AP, appreciates their virtuous intentions and invites the teams on “Newsmakers” on June 12, 2021, at 11.00 am to share their incredible experiences on the path of serving humanity.
Team Abhimanyu-the Hope and Team Bheeshma-the Saviour were formed in May 2020 with a noble vision, “Attitude of Gratitude”, immediately after the Covid-19 outbreak in India. The main objective of the teams is to help the disadvantaged and vulnerable groups in society. They distributed groceries to 335 families of private school teachers who had lost their jobs to Covid-19 in Tirupati, Vijayawada, Nellore, Visakhapatnam, Chandragiri, and Hyderabad. Not only did they provide groceries to government school students, but they also offered a large quantity of hand sanitizers, masks, vaporizers, and stationary items. The teams travelled across the districts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana conducting food distribution drives and raising funds for medical treatments, especially for private school/college teachers. Local newspaper “Sakshi” and ETV Network have featured stories about the teams and they were awarded mementoes for community services. The teams plan projects for educating the underprivileged and looking after the elderly in near future. Team Abhimanyu and Team Beeshma are perfect examples of old heads on young shoulders who sail on philanthropic voyages in spite of the challenges.
All are invited to the event on June 12, 2021, at 11.00 am, and are encouraged to listen to the inspiring story of these empathetic young minds.
The School of Entrepreneurship and Management Studies (SEAMS), SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh collaborates with Value Ideas Investment Services Pvt Ltd, to conduct an enlightening webinar titled “Investment Awareness Programme” on June 12, 2021, from 11 am onwards. Dr J Murthy, an executive from Value Ideas Investment Services will engage the BBA students on this webinar which is exclusively designed as part of their coursework.
Value Ideas Investment Services is a Mumbai based Consulting and Investment firm that has mandated executors to conduct Awareness Programme on Money Management for students across India. They conduct these sessions on behalf of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) / Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the main objective is to educate and empower participants and create financial literacy so that they can make sound decisions with respect to their personal finances in future. The programme will also educate the audience not to invest in wrong Financial Schemes (Ponzi Schemes) and end up losing their hard-earned money. Stocks and investments are complicated financial areas and expert advice is mandatory as a beginner level investor.
The webinar aims to mentor and guide the students to develop a clear understanding of finance and investment which will help them in their further studies and future professional life. The webinar is coordinated by Dr Lalita Mohan Mohapatra, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, SRM-AP.
All the students in BBA stream are invited to join the webinar and gain first-hand insights on investments from the expert.
Health and Fitness are the most significant aspects of our lives. These are the two “known “terms going hand in hand. Regular consultations with trusted and experienced medical experts are necessary when health is a concerning factor amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. SRM University-AP steps forward to offer an avenue for its students, staff and faculty members to discuss their health-related issues. It is a free online medical consultation programme that will take place every Saturday. Distinguished medical officers of the institute Dr Lakshmi Rajyam and Dr Lakshmi Kiran Talluri, would address the session.
In this scenario where individuals are more prone to get infected by a fatal disease, people must clarify all health-related questions on symptoms, causes and treatment. The one-hour long consultation session would be a valuable platform for getting responses on health-related issues and bursting the myth regarding diseases. Due to COVID-19, when people are not inclined to visit the clinics and hospitals, they can obtain detailed information on their queries through online consultation with these medical experts.
Dr Lakshmi Rajyam is a distinguished personality serving the medical science fraternity for over 42 years and is currently associated with SRM University-AP as the Chief Medical Officer. She has vast experience working with reputed hospitals in the country and can enlighten the participants on testing, treatment, and medication. Since 2017, Dr Rajyam has been an integral part of the SRM Group and is looking after the health and welfare of the University associates in challenging times.
Dr Lakshmi Kiran Talluri is the young mind in the medical team of SRM University-AP. He has completed his MBBS from the NRI College of Medical, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, and has pledged to render the best services to the community.
With the growing stress in life, people are succumbed to fatal diseases and face an early death—the only way to prevent fatality is the diagnosis and proper medication. Here the medical experts can enrich the participants with the necessary knowledge. The faculty, staff and students of the University are requested to join the session on June 05, 2021 at 6 pm to satisfy their queries
Sustainable development that curbs pollution and thus prevents the extinction of species from the surface of the earth is the urgent need of the hour. The United Nations Assembly established World Environment Day in 1972 to fundamentally raise awareness among people about the importance of ecosystem preservation. Since then, World Environment Day is observed on June 5 annually with eco-sensitive themes to remind individuals and organisations about their duties and responsibilities towards the gift of nature.
This year’s theme: ‘Reimagine.Recreate.Restore.’ marks the beginning of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The Department of Student Affairs, SRM University-AP is organizing a Quiz Programme for the students on June 5, 2021, at 7:00 pm to ensure commitment to the earth’s reviving mission, as a green and sustainable university.
“Nature is healing” is a misleading message that has been circulated in the digital world during these Covid-19 pandemic days when human activities are shut down around the world. It is not just a year or a decade since humans have started exploiting, looting, and destroying the wildlife, coral reefs, deserts, mountains and more. Let us be a generation that reimagines creative ways to restore our natural resources.
All are welcome!
“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them”, said Walt Disney, a pioneer of the American animation industry. Oftentimes we need a push forward to achieve our dreams and aspirations. A smart person is willing to listen, learn and respond efficiently to succeed in all aspects of their life. Mr Muddubhai Asif Hussain is such a young and vibrant personality who set foot in diverse professional arenas and achieved enviable success. Department of Student Affairs has scheduled an interactive motivational session with Mr Hussain on the topic “Passion and Profession-A Never Ending Journey” on June 5, 2021, at 5.00 pm for the students of our university. All students are invited to benefit from this worthwhile session. Let us Dream High, Stay Humble and Achieve Success.
About the Speaker: Mr Muddubhai Asif Hussain has been the District President of National Youth Council of India, District Advisor for World Human Rights Council, and a recipient of ‘InSc Young Achiever Award 2020’ from Institute of Scholars, Bangalore. A mechanical engineer by profession, Mr Hussain is building his prowess and passion as a Chartered Engineer, Social Activist, Philanthropist, Political Consultant, Strategic Planner, expert in Campaign Management, an Orator and a Motivational Speaker.