Tech Fest – 2018

The first Tech Fest of SRM University – AP, Amaravati was inaugurated on 28th March 2018 by Dr. V.K Saraswat (Member – NITI Aayog), Dr. M. Nageswara Rao (Associated Director – ISRO Satellite Center), Dr. P. Sathyanarayanan (President – SRM University), Dr. D. Narayana Rao (Pro VC – SRM University – AP, Amaravati) and Dr. D. Gunasekaran (Registrar – SRM University – AP, Amaravati).


SRM University, Andhra Pradesh organized their first ever Sports’ Fest on 16th and 17th of March, 2018. Universities and colleges from around and away were cordially invited to make the fest a mega success. On the first day, the inauguration and opening of the fest was done by Sri Dr. N. Bangara Raju, Chairman and director, sports’ authority of Andhra Pradesh. After that the fest began.  Teams from SRM-AP as well as teams of different universities played several matches of different categories of sports.


As a famous saying goes that “Women are the real architects of our society”, SRM amaravathi, AP takes this opportunity in the recognition, reverence and applause to all the women around us who make our lives easy, help and add meaning to our lives. Women’s Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and interest. There were performances by the students and competitions were organized by the staff members and students for all the ladies of the university. It was great pleasure for us to have Ms Sneha Krishna as our Guest of Honour-a designer of signature couture. The event started with lamp lightning and ended up with the prize distribution.


“Innovation is a change that unlocks new value”

SRM- AP and IIT ROORKEE along with FINLAND LABS, REVERT TECHNOLOGY Pvt.Ltd has organized and conducted Two days national level ‘Wi-Fi controlled robot’ workshop cum championship, from 15 to 16 February 2018 in SRM AP campus. This ROBOFEST was all about designing Wi-Fi controlled robots which could perform some elementary and featured functions by using computer software. The workshop was giving a great enthusiasm to all the groups of students, and it was a great boost to daily academics of the students.


Date: January 26, 2018

Marching contingents were on display as SRM Amaravati celebrated the 69th Republic Day with grand vibrancy and spirit in the commemoration of constitution of India’s inception. IPS officer Ms. R. Jayalakshmi (SP, Intelligence) graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

Registrar Dr Gunasekaran welcomed Ms Jayalakshmi after she unfurled the tricolour to the gun-salute. Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor D Narayana Rao graced the event with his presence.


Date: January 10, 2018

Mr. Bhavesh Mistry from National Instruments addressed the students of SRM Amaravati about the challenges of the 21st century design, and various tools available for a better hands-on learning experience. The speaker addressed the audience about the differences seen in the various top engineering schools all over the world improved their learning experience with the help of National Instruments’ collaborating with them. He encouraged the students to use practical approach more than the theoretical learning.


Date: January 09, 2018

On the evening of 9th January, 2018 a seminar was held on the topic of Expansive Soils-Problems, practice and solutions in SRM Amaravati. The talk was delivered by a faculty member, Dr. Arif Ali Baig Moghal. His speech began with the introduction of Expansive Soil, its functions and applications. The lecture described the damages from expansive soils during and after making building, roads and other constructional works, briefly explaining loading duration effects and compressibility characteristics.


Amaravati Marathon 2018

Date: January 7, 2018

Amaravati marathon 2018 hosted by the government of Andhra Pradesh took place at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium in the city of Vijayawada, Krishna district. The marathon symbolises might and emergence of people’s capital, ‘Amravati’. Marathon had different sets of track distance namely Half marathon, 10K, 5K and 3K. More than 100 members including students, faculty and management of SRM University AP-Amaravati took part in this marathon. Upon arrival early in the morning everybody did basic warmup exercises and Zumba as per the instructions of the instructor.


Frontiers and Challenges in Engineering

Date: November 29, 2017

On the evening of 29th November, 2017 a very special lecture was arranged in the atrium of SRM -AP. The honorary guests for the afternoon was Prof. K.N. Satyanarayana, director of IIT-Tirupati. and Prof. Damodaran, Vice Chancellor of S V University, Tirupati. The dignitaries were cordially welcomed by all the faculty and students. Prof. Satyanarayana addressed the students after the welcome address by the Pro-Vice Chancellor of SRM University. The director cautioned the students about the difficulties and challenges that they may encounter during the engineering and the ways to overcome the challenges. He emphasized the importance of students and faculty diversity in a University and the responsibilities vested on the pioneer batch of SRM -AP. He also shared his past experiences and encouraged the students to set high standards and to follow their dreams. Prof. Damodaran also motivated the students by accentuating the vast opportunities that are available to them. The speakers were able to persuade the audience to do something better and to make a better future.

Talk on CoE – SAT

Date: November 22, 2017

On the afternoon of 22nd November, 2017 a lecture was arranged in the atrium of SRM-Amaravati. The speaker was Dr. S Harini Priya, Associate Research professor, SRM – KTR who discussed the feasibility establishing a Center of Excellence in Solar Allied Technologies (CoE – SAT) at SRM – AP. With the support of the faculties and students, the centre will develop a solar cooling system of 5 KW capacity in Phase – I . This project will act as an impetus for the development of cost effective cooling system with 25KW capacity (Phase – II) to cater the growing needs of the farmers in the Amaravati region. With the proposed floor area of 140 m2 the cold storage will be able to approximately store 400 tons of vegetables, fruits and dairy products. The lecture was followed by question-answer session at the end.