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 is only because we believe in a multi-faceted and inter-disciplinary approach. We have a stellar faculty, 100% of which are Ph.Ds. with international education, teaching or industry exposure.

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A group of five SRM University – AP, Amaravati 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.

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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.

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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 participants for the intense day-long-event.

SRM University, AP, Vice-Chancellor Dr.Jamshed Bharucha said that the registrations are currently on and interested participants can register on hacksrm.tech. More information of Tech fest 2019 and the AI workshop is at http:/srmap.edu.in/tech-festhackathon/

Source: http://www.uniindia.com/srm-ap-to-host-amaravati-s-first-ever-student-run-national-hackathon-on-feb-28/south/news/1499412.html

Hyderabad: SRM University AP welcomes Dr. Kerry Healey, President of Babson College, on its Board of Governors. Dr. Healey is a widely respected academic leader and under her stewardship, Babson has strengthened its reputation and position as the recognized global leader in entrepreneurship education, consistently ranked as the top school in its category.

The Board of Governors at SRM AP is responsible for providing strategic direction to the management and on ensuring that the University stays on course of its mission and vision of being a global university.

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Liberal arts model in Indian higher education system will offer flexibility and innovation, say educationists Jamshed Bharucha and Anthony P Monaco

There seems to be a huge gap between academia and demands of the labour market since traditional pedagogy is no more favourable, says Jamshed Bharucha, VC and CEO, SRM University Amaravati AP.

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Amaravati: The Board of Governors of the SRM University held its two-day meeting which concluded on the campus of the Varsity on Friday.

Dr P Satyanarayanan, president of the SRM AP who presided over the meeting told newsmen that the Varsity is going to embark on massive expansion plan with greater resources and programmes for the faculty research and with an aim to enhance the student learning experience. He said that there would be new international collaborations to integrate innovation and technology-driven pedagogy such as active learning forums into the curriculum.

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SRM AP Monday launched its first cell culture facility at its campus here to pioneer bio-medical research on 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.

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 K. Suresh, principal investigator of the laboratory and an associate professor at the Department of Biotechnology, spearheaded the acquisition of equipment such as Type 2 biosafety cabinet, CO2 incubators, cell counting machine, inverted and upright microscopes, table-top centrifuge, – 20 and 4 degree refrigerators and cell storage facility.

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BW Education interacted with Dr. Jamshed Bharucha, Vice Chancellor, SRM University – AP, Amaravati: A distinguished Ivy Leaguer and a global Academic Leader, Dr. Bharucha is the Founding Vice Chancellor of SRM AP.

What made an Ivy Leaguer quit the Western Shores and join a new University in India?

India has one of the youngest populations. This is especially relevant in an ageing world. By 2020, the median age in India will be just 28. The benefit of this demographic dividend can be reaped only when we look at education and jobs creation closely. And this is what I plan to do.

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