Dr. Jamshed Bharucha, Lawrence Bacow, Jessie Bharucha

October 5, 2018, Boston, Massachusetts: SRM AP Vice Chancellor Dr. Jamshed Bharucha joined delegates from international universities, Harvard leadership and governing board members in the academic procession at the inauguration of Harvard’s 29th President, Lawrence S. Bacow.

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September 28-30, 2018, Aditya Engineering College, Rajahmundry: Gaming judges Koushik Bhargav from SRM CSE and Joel Partanen of KAMK picked a Gurgaon team’s space themed game for the top prize at the first ever ‘Indian Game Summit Hackathon’ in India. The event was organised by the KAMK University Finland and APSSDC.

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Ennovab’s Pitch Day 101

“Ideas are worthless until you get them out of your head to see what they can do!”

September 8, 2018, Ennovab: Entrepreneurial innovation lab hosted the first ever Pitch Day on the campus of SRM University Amaravati. Founded by the alumni of Sutardja Centre of Entrepreneurship and Technology, University of California Berkeley (Tuhin Sarkar, Vatsal Rathod, Pushya Mitra and Aayusi Biswas), Ennovab focuses on mentoring aspiring student entrepreneurs.

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Date: Sep 18, 2018

SRM University-AP, Amaravati, participated in a four-day working conference titled “Architecting the future global university”. The conference was organised by the New York based Rockefeller Foundation and tackled a two-fold concern for educational institutions worldwide – quality education remains inaccessible to millions of students and the branded residential institution model does not scale to global demand.

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The much awaited “Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam” (Chief Minister’s youth friendly scheme) was launched on 14th September, 2018 at Hon’ble CM Chandrababu Naidu’s “Prajavedika” near his residence in Amravati, AP.

Under this ‘Unemployment Allowance Pension Scheme.’, monthly financial assistance is provided to eligible unemployed youth across the state.

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Back in August 2017, five SRM AP Engineering students made the cut for a semester abroad at UC Berkeley, California. Called the ‘Start Up semester it was put together by SCET – Sutardja Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology – and as the name suggests, brought together two components at the heart of any new technology based product or service.

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Rear from Left : Meredith Bonner, Rice University, Jim Chandler, University of Chicago, Amel Karboul, Education Outcomes Fund, Africa, Middle East, Jamshed Bharucha, SRM University, Amaravati, John Mitchell, Stanford University, Bror Saxberg, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Timo Kos, Delft University of Technology, Sarah Stein Greenberg, Stanford University, Robert Lue, Harvard University
Front from Left: Susan Winslow, MacMillan Learning, Tolu Agunbiade, African Leadership University, Londa Schiebinger, Stanford University, Mariko Silver, Bennington College, Caroline Levander, Rice University, David Leebron, Rice University, Cecilia Paredes Verduga, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Robyn Norton, The George Institute for Global Health, Shireen Yacoub, Edraak, Deanna Raineri, Coursera

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Amaravati, August 21, 2018: SRM University contributes Rs.1.07 crore towards Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund

The devastating floods in Kerala have already claimed several hundred lives. More than 700,000 people from regions of Kuttanad and Chengannur have been displaced from their homes and are in relief camps. SRM University Chancellor, Dr. T.R. Paarivendhar, the President Dr. P. Sathyanarayanan and the Vice – President Dr. R. Shivakumar met with the Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan on August 21, 2018 to pledge support and contribute Rs.1.07 crore towards the CM Distress Relief Fund.

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Students from SRM University AP – Amaravati’s Next Tech Lab have been declared the champions of the Indian Game Development challenge 2018. The winning team “Incendium” comprising of Saptarshi Mazumder, Rajarshi Mazumder, Koushik Bhargav, Aneek Banerjee, Saurav Raj and Saurabh Ghanekar secured the top position in the Indian Game Development Challenge (IGDC) organised by Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK Finland) and APSSDC along with SRM University – AP, Amaravati. IGDC required the participants to develop fully functional and playable games within the stipulated time of two months. A team of Finnish professors from KAMK, experts in their respective fields were here to mentor, help, support, guide and assess their progress over the period of two months.

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Ms. Amina Baba Adam, an International Student from Ghana who is from the B.Tech – ECE Branch has been appointed as the Climate Coordinator for COP+24 International Climate Change Program 2018-19, to work as the Campus Ambassador for IARC Center for United Nations at SRM University AP. Her primary role as Climate Coordinator is to drive registrations for COP +24 Short Course.

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