Carrom and Volleyball Tournament – November 23, 2017

On November 23, 2017, the students of SRM Amaravati, AP, began with a series of tournaments (dated : 23/11/17 to 05/12/17)WhatsApp Image 2017-11-23 at 5.53.32 PM

The boys took part in a Volleyball Tournament. House Agni and House Aqua battled against each other. House Agni won the match and qualified for the finals. WhatsApp Image 2017-11-23 at 5.53.14 PM (1)

The girls had a Carrom Tournament between House Terra and House Aero. The results are yet to announced.

By: Aayusi Biswas, CSE, 1st Year
Supported By: The Student Council, SRM Amaravati, AP, India

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A Talk on Nobel Prize Winners-2017

SRM-AP arranged a talk on 2017’s Noble Prize winners of ‘Physics’ and ‘Biology and Medicine’. Two of the faculty members presented the lecture among students and other faculty. Dr. Salla Gangi Reddy (Physics) and Dr. Krishna Priya Ganti (Biology) were the speakers for the evening.WhatsApp Image 2017-11-20 at 9.41.37 PM

At first, Dr. Salla Gangi Reddy presented the concept of ‘LIGO’ and the gravitational waves. For the year 2017, the Nobel prize in Physics is awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry. C. Barish and Kip. S. Thorne for their decisive contributions to LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory) and the observation of gravitational waves.

The second speaker, Dr. Krishna Priya Ganti beautifully presented the Nobel Prize facts of Biology and Medicine of 2017. In Biology, the Nobel prize is awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their decisive contributions in molecular 

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mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.

After the completion of their presentations, queries of the students were answered.

Article By: M. Tamanna, Mech, 1st Year
Edited by: Aayusi Biswas, CSE, 1st Year
Picture credits: Pavan Krishna, CSE, 1st Year
Supported by: The Student Council, SRM Amaravati, AP, India 

ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AT SRM UNIVERSITY AMARAVATI

November 17, 2017

  • “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”
    — Alfred Stieglitz

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‘The Student Council’ of SRM University Amaravati organized an Exhibition on Art and Photography on 17th November 2017 with the support from SRM Student Affairs Department. 29 Students showcased their Art Work and Photographs to audience and the panel of judges comprising Dr James West – Professor, Humanities, Dr Sabina Yasmin – Assistant Professor, Economics and Dr Bhagyalaxmi Kaalidas – Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences.IMG_1760.JPG

The faculty members graced the occasion with their presence and motivate the participants with their encouraging words.

Article By: Aditya Dhir, CSE, 1st Year

Supported By:  The Student Council, SRM Amaravati

 

Lecture on “Industry Connect” by Parameshwar Babu

On the afternoon of 15th November, 2017 a very special talk on ‘industry Connect’ was held in the atrium of SRM-Amaravati. The honorary guest for the afternoon was Parameshwar Babu, Managing Director, Param Projects Private Limited, Chennai. The main focus of his speech was to be connected with industries and learn their working.IMG_1475.JPG
Parameshwar Babu started his speech with a brief description of his own industry ‘Param Industries Private Limited’ and the beginning of his company by struggling and developing his own career. They introduced commercially viable Java products prior to 1999. He introduced all with the cycle of employee and employer.

IMG_1548He also described the facts or problems that take place when someone starts doing their own business or entrepreneurship such as: what stages people cross when they start their new ventures. He informed the audiences that they are working to promote the growth of work based education and how they are using the nano-technology to improve their work. He notified that they are heading for the possible outcomes of this tech-entrepreneur ecosystem from the fresher of all over the India and also he motivated everyone to be a part of the entrepreneur world. Industries look forward to have good and skilled freshers to work together, so he said everyone and motivated to be a good starter of their own business. IMG_1583.JPG
Joining an industry takes a lot of hard work and skills. This is what the world is heading towards.

Article by: —-
Mahjabeen Tamanna, Mech, 1st Year
Aditya Dhir, CSE, 1st Year
Edited by: Aayusi Biswas, CSE, 1st Year
Photo Credits: Mr. Rana Vikram Singh- Assistant Director-Student Affairs
 M. Elham Karimi
Supported by: The Student Council, SRM Amaravati

Musical Evening – 14th Nov, 2017

IMG_1049On 14th November 2017, a musical evening was arranged by The Student Council of SRM, Amaravati supported by the Department of Student Affairs. The event was graced by the presence of Shrimati Sugunamma M. – MLA of Tirupati. Shrimati Sugunamma addressed the students and gave them the greetings of Children’s Day.IMG_0887.JPG

Hon’ble Pro Vice Chancellor, Dr. Narayana Rao, announced the creation of the Student Executive Body of SRM, The Student Council, and The SRM Houses – namely, Agni, Aero, Aqua and Terra – to the students of SRM. Mr. Rana Vikram Singh – Assistant Director Student Affairs announced the names of the Office Holders of The Student Council and the Team Members of the SRM Houses.

IMG_1038.JPGThe announcements were celebrated with joy and vigor of music and dance. Students of various Departments presented dance performances along with singing items. Right from Bharatanatyam to Beat Boxing, the students enjoyed performances with admiration.

The Vote of Thanks was presented by our Registrar, Dr. D. Gunasekaran.

Article By: Aayusi Biswas, CSE 1st Year
Supported By: The Student Council, SRM Amaravati

An Interaction Session with MITx Course designers

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SRM has collaborated with MIT to work on the design and development of its curriculum through the MITx courses. To further nurture this relationship and cement the bond, a delegation from MIT was on the grounds of SRM to hold an interaction session with the students of The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, SRM Amaravati.

The Designers of MITx Courses, Professor Brandan Muramatsu (Associate Director), Ms. Glenda S.Stump (Education Officer) and Kirkey Delouy (Project Manager) were the honorary guests of the afternoon. The event commenced with felicitation of the guests by the students and were addressed by the Pro Vice Chancellor Dr. Narayana Rao, SRM University AP.

 

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Students were addressed by Professor Brandan Muramatsu. They were given an opportunity to voice their queries and doubts regarding the pre-existing courses and were informed about the new courses that are going to be introduced in second semester of the B.Tech program. He also proposed that the new courses proposed are Classical Mechanics in Physics and Advanced Calculus in Mathematics. “The problem sets and finger exercise are a great part of the course 6.000x- Introduction to Computer science and programming”, said a Computer Science student of the University.

Students clarified their doubts about specializing in various fields such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. The difference between the MITx courses and MIT classroom sessions were discussed by the speaker and students.

 

Article By: Aditya Dhir, CSE 1st Year
Edited By: Aayusi Biswas, CSE 1st Year
Supported By: The Student Council, SRM Amaravati