Koushik Bhargav CSE SRM AP and head of Satoshi lab at Next Tech lab, Sauradeep Das, CSE SRM KTR and Agniswar Paul, CSE SRM AP (all three presently in UC Berkeley for the 2019 semester abroad program) taking in the technological wonders at ETH Denver, Colorado, the world’s biggest Ethereum hackathon and conference, Feb.14-17.  “It was one the best conferences I have attended, got to meet amazing people working on Blockchain technology from all over the world,” says Koushik.  It was great because Satoshi lab focuses completely on Blockchain technology.”  Koushik and his colleagues shared ideas with developers, Blockchain startups, mentors and developing hacks. “Many more amazing events lined up for our semester in University of California, Berkeley.”

University in landmark tie-up with US Based Minerva Schools.

“In adopting this technology-driven pedagogy SRM AP is on the forefront of education transformation in India” – Vice Chancellor, Jamshed Bharucha

In a landmark new initiative, SRM AP has tied up with San Francisco based Minerva schools to integrate ALF (Active learning forum), their proven science of learning platform, into university curriculum. This was announced following the Board of Governors and Vice Chancellor’s advisory board meet on campus.


SEAS students – Saurabh Ghanekar, Aneek Banerjee, Saptarshi Mazumder, Rajarshi Mazumder, Koushik Bhargav and Saurav Raj upon invitation by Prof. Bertil Andersson, (Pro-Chancellor of SRM AP,  President Emeritus of NTU, Singapore and ex-Chair of the Nobel Committee for Chemistry) attended lectures by the 2018 laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Economics.

In a meeting with SRM AP faculty, Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy drew attention to the prestigious ‘Make in India’ initiative, called for research on futuristic technologies for the nations benefit, and encouraged SRM AP to emerge as a hub for new technology development. Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy is eminently qualified to speak of matters like aligning future university led research objectives with national priorities. He holds four key national government portfolios; He is Secretary to the Government of India in the department of Defence R&D; Chairman, Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO); Director General, Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) and Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister (RM).