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

Roundtable Discussion on Higher Education in India and the US and new modes of international cooperation. January 14, 2019 at ITC Maurya,  New Delhi. Sponsored by SRM AP and Tufts University,  USA. Discussion facilitated by SRM AP Vice Chancellor Dr. Jamshed Bharucha. Participants include higher education leaders from Indian universities and dignitaries from government and

SRM AP Monday launched its first cell culture facility at its campus here to pioneer bio-medical research on cancer cells. This facility will house the latest equipment related to applications like cellular culture, drug delivery, cell imaging and cell cytotoxicity, a university release said. The Union Department of Science and Technology funded the equipment like Type-2 bio safety cabinet,

Eight such labs will be set up next year, says varsity Pro V-C SRM University-Andhra Pradesh has launched its first New Cell Culture facility on its premises in Amaravati to pioneer bio-medical research on cancer cells. This facility will house the latest equipment required for cellular culture, drug delivery, cell imaging and cell cytotoxicity. Anil

December 03, 2018: In a joint discussion presided by SRM AP Pro VC Prof. Narayana Rao, Registrar D. Gunasekaran, SRM AP faculty and staff, Pranesh Aswath, UTI Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Policy, UTI President Karbhari spoke of how, in face of global changes in education and workforce demands, education must adapt in modality

Event Date: December 19 – 21, 2018 The conference aims to inform researchers and industry professionals of  technologies and advancements in the fields of green energy, renewable energy, materials science, environmental science and bio-technology. For details on the conference, please visit

  Dr. Anil K. Suresh, Principal Investigator, Associate Professor, Biotechnology with SRM AP Pro VC Prof. Narayana Rao A newly established research facility in the main academic block will house advanced equipment for research related to applications like cellular culture, drug delivery, cell imagingand cell cytotoxicity.  Dr. Anil K. Suresh, Principal Investigator of the cell

The Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Pv.t Ltd in Bangalore along with SRM AP will set up a centre at SRM Amaravati to carry out research in Artificial Intelligence for health care. SRM AP Pro Vice Chancellor Dr. D. Narayana Rao and BOSCH Bangalore have been in discussions on this initiative that will bring

Dr. Kerry Healey took office as President of Babson College in July 2013, following three decades of service in academia, government and humanitarian work in the United States and internationally. Healey is the thirteenth president of Babson College and the first woman to hold that position. Under her leadership, Babson has strengthened its reputation as

For a study published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association – Impact factor – 47.661), SRM AP Associate Dean of SLABS, Professor Shailender Swaminathan, and US based colleagues (Benjamin D. Sommers, Rebecca Thorsness, Rajnish Mehrotra, Yoojin Lee, and Amal N. Trivedi) used a U.S.national registry to identify patients 19-64 with newly developed end stage

“Problems in the world are not discipline specific. Universities need a wider scope in research,” was one of the points raised by Prasant Mohapatra, member of SRM AP Board of Governors, in his symposium on research methodologies. “Research responds to societal needs. To remain contemporary and dynamic it is necessary to reinforce it regularly with

SRM AP’s UC Berkeley Semester Abroad is jointly conducted by the Sutardja center for entrepreneurship and technology (SCET) and Jacobs institute of design and innovation. After a successful program in 2018 a fresh SRM AP batch is gearing up for the packed schedule ahead of them in January 2019.

The October 2018 visit by faculty from UC Berkeley’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship (SCET) and Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation put the focus on four industry pillars of entrepreneurship and technology, design and innovation. The UC Berkeley team took a campus tour and interacted with the SRM AP engineering faculty highlighting the importance of entrepreneurship/design principles in engineering education.

  Nicholas Dirks, former Chancellor of UC Berkeley and Honorary Pro Chancellor, SRM AP addressed faculty and students on the true meaning of liberal arts pointing out that many of the top corporate leaders attended liberal arts institutions enabling them to think across disciplines and to communicate effectively. “SLABS creates the basis for all students

  Dr. Kiran Seth, Founder, Spic Macay Dr. Kiran Seth, distinguished founder of SPIC MACAY (The Society for Promoting Indian Classical Music and Culture among Youth) and Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Delhi spoke to SRM AP students on the guiding philosophy behind his organisation and the broader role it plays in shaping

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.

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

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.

Date: Sep 14, 2018 SRM University – AP, Amaravati, a research university, participated in the 4-day working conference “Architecting the Future Global University” that was recognized by the New York-based Rockefeller Foundation. It tackled a two-fold concern for educational institutions worldwide – 1. quality education remains inaccessible to millions of students. 2. branded residential institution

Date: Sep 04, 2018 Vijayawada: SRM University, AP, Amaravati, participated at the four-day working conference on ‘Architecting the Future Global University’. The conference was organised by Rockefeller Foundation of New York held at Italy from August 20 to 24, said SRM University Vice-Chancellor Dr Jamshed Bharucha at a programme here on Monday.

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