Communications, Media & News

The office of communications is the SRM central desk for university news, press releases, media relations and public affairs.  Here you will find news updates and details on communication and media resources such as press releases and photographs offered by SRM AP. 

Members of media who need information can contact:

Director, Communications & Media

Venugopal Gangisetty

Media PR Officer

Manoswita Dasgupta

Content coordinator, writer

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May 2019: A three member committee of the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) consisting of Dr. Vijay Laxmi Saxena, the General President (Elect), Dr. Manoj Kumar Chakraborty, the immediate past President of ISCA and Dr. Ashok Kumar Saxena, the past General President of ISCA visited SRM University-AP, Amaravati on 16th May and held discussions to

“I analyse texts that reflect the relationship between literature and environment with an emphasis on issues like pollution, resource crises, unchecked development and species extinction.” says Dr. Nibedita Bandyopadhyay who did her Ph.D. in English at IIT Kanpur with a specialisation in Environmental Humanities. Her journal papers and book chapters have appeared in reputed publications

13 students from SRM AP completed the Semester Abroad program at UC Berkeley, California capping a spectacular season of programs like ETH Denver (the world’s biggest Ethereum Blockchain Hackathon and Conference; TensorFlow Development Summit (the largest event for all the Machine Learning users); and GDC 2019 (the biggest gaming conference in San Francisco.

In April 2019, at the 2nd Global Outreach Research and Education Summit held at HITEX Exhibition Centre in Hyderabad Dr. Nimai Mishra’s pioneering work in nanomaterials was recognized with the “Young Researcher in Chemistry” award, an initiative of the Global Outreach Research & Education Association (GOREA). At the summit, attended by over 100 delegates from

Nanomaterials are an increasingly important product of nanotechnologies with applications in medicine/healthcare, electronics, environmental health, technology and industry. “The reason so many disciplines like chemistry, physics, engineering and biology are looking at this field is the exciting properties of materials at a nanoscale.  It has broad application potential including bio-imaging diagnosis in the health sector.”

SRM AP students will traverse the globe, to Egypt, Greece, Indonesia and Sri Lanka as part of AIESEC’s inaugural 6-8 week internships beginning May, 2019. Aaditya Jain, one of five SRM AP representative members of AIESEC says, “The internships are structured to provide cross cultural experiences to students in more than 25 countries. This year,

New Delhi: Committed to empowering millions of students through expanding access to inter-disciplinary, inclusive, and tertiary education, SRM University, AP, Amaravati, now joins College Board’s Indian Global Higher Education Alliance, to plug skills gaps and nurture global leaders. Driven by global collaboration and best practices, it accepts SAT score as part of admission processes.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire: At Dartmouth’s April 2019 conference titled “The Marriage of Pre-Modern Literature and Computational Science” experts in the field of Digital Humanities, through a series of papers, will showcase new findings and insights on computational tools used to analyse their subjects, tools that have revolutionised research in the humanities. Three SRM

SRM AP B.Sc. (Biology) students, Vasika Venugopal and Gowtham Gadupudi have landed prized internships with Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research and World Wildlife Fund. Vasika Venugopal will begin her summer at the Project Oriented Biological Education (POBE) an initiative of JNCASR, Bengaluru. Beginning May 2019 and for 3 consecutive years she will attend

April, 2019: At the ASU GSV (Arizona State University/Global Silicon Valley) education summit in San Diego, SRM AP VC Jamshed Bharucha and Minerva’s Ben Nelson (serving on a panel entitled ‘Practical Solutions for Major Reform in Higher Education’) announced that the enhanced Minerva Forum will be offered to SRM AP’s students in the engineering and

At the recent College Board’s ‘India Global Higher Education Alliance’ symposium in Bangalore, SRM AP Director, Admissions Rupesh Bisht received the membership plaque from Linda Liu, Vice President, International, The College Board – the US based institution behind the SAT. With this membership SRM AP joins a distinguished group of institutions in India and abroad

Dr. Jamshed Bharucha, Vice Chancellor, SRM University, AP Amaravati speaks to Namami Chakravarty about inter – disciplinary experimental active learning. Q. What do you think are the sailent features of the reowned engineering programme of SRM, AP? Our engineering programme, though only in its second year, is already recognized as a great programme and this

A group of five SRM University, Andhra Pradesh students, who are on a Semester Abroad Programme with the University of California, Berkeley, won the Developer Week Hackathon that took place in San Francisco, CA. Developer Week Hackathon is one of the worlds largest challenge driven hackathons.

Amaravati: A group of 5 SRM University – AP, Amaravati students, who are on a Semester Abroad Programme with University of California, Berkeley, won the Developer Week Hackathon that took place in San Francisco, CA.  Developer Week Hackathon is the one of the world’s largest challenge driven hackathon.

Pitchathon 2k19 – a 24-hour entrepreneurial journey with a big result! Ennovab, SRM AP’s entrepreneurial innovation lab launched the first 24-hour business plan competition that went from founders speed dating (complete strangers in insightful conversations) to rigorous brainstorming, to five groups of fifty students with common problems running market research, prototyping, punching out financial models

This year SRM AP introduces Data Science for all students in the School of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences (SLABS). Supported by intellectual capital of colleagues at the University of California- Berkeley, SRM AP’s Data Science course comprises lectures and labs that encourage discussion as students get comfortable in simple programming using Python. “Recognizing that

Koushik Bhargav Muthe, CSE and his team from Next Tech Lab – Saptarshi Mazumder, CSE, Rajarshi Mazumder, CSE, Agniswar Paul, ECE, Souradeep Das, SRM KTR, CSE, participated in the Developer Week Hackathon (one of the world’s largest challenge driven hackathons) and won the top prize with an award of $1,000 from Agoraio. The team developed

Amaravati, Feb 14 (UNI) SRM University, AP, Amaravati will host its first student run National Hackathon “HackSRM” on February 28 at the campus during its Tech Fest 2019. It will bring together student coders from across the country to collaborate and create solutions to potential word problems through technology. HackSRM is expecting to have a large number of

Pitchathon 2k19

24-hour event with loads of “getting to know” exercises and a fun competition to top it all. We start with a founder’s speed dating event and end with a B-Plan pitching competition! There’ll be food, goodies and loads of fun! Winners get cash prizes and an experience worth cherishing.