Amrita University conducts seminar on Embracing Education 4.0 & Motivation at DPS
Bengaluru, September 26, 2019: The Indian industry is facing a shortage of skilled engineers. To address this issue, various aspects of essential skills required for future engineers and scientists were discussed at a recent seminar on Embracing Education 4.0 and Motivation by Amrita University at Delhi Public School (East), Bengaluru.
Prof. Anand Shenoi, Site Director, ICPC Global, Amrita University spoke on the most essential skills required for future engineers and scientists. The emphasis was on how the world is moving towards digital technology.
Detailed and elaborate sessions were conducted on the applications of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Data Science, Big Data, Internet of Things, etc. to the students to make them understand and think about the real time applications of these technologies.
Along with being well versed on the technical know how’s, in today’s scenario it is important for students to be competent enough to face the challenges and risks in life. To address the various challenges which students will face, Prof. Krishnankutty, Chairman, Career Competency Development, of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham conducted various brain exercises to improve awareness, confidence, and critical thinking. Students were asked to come on to the stage and demonstrate certain exercises to overcome their fear and shyness.
“Students in this generation shall be aware of the technology, meanwhile they shall also be able to use apply technology with awareness and discrimination so that the society is getting benefit out of it”, said Prof. Krishnankutty.
About Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a multi-campus, multidisciplinary research institution that has been accredited A by NAAC and is ranked as one of the best research institutions in India by NIRF, Times Higher Education, QS, and so on. The 2019 NIRF Ranking has judged it the eighth best university in India. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is spread across six campuses in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Haryana (coming soon) with headquarters at Coimbatore. It has more than 18,000 students, 1,800 faculty members, more than 200 academic programmes, more than 5200 Scopus-indexed publications, 33,000 citations and Rs 250 crore in research funding.
World-renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) is the founder and Chancellor, who has encouraged the university’s R&D departments to focus on developing technologies for uplifting the poor and the needy. In the past few years, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has become known for its work in gender equality, disaster management and sanitation outreach.