Mumbai, New Delhi, twelfth January 2024: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, ranked among the many high 10 universities in India in accordance to NIRF 2023, organized the Amrita Research & Innovation Symposium for Excellence (ARISE) 2024. The four-day symposium developed into a dynamic platform, appearing as a driving power for artistic options to worldwide points. Experts targeted on key subjects akin to One Health, Ecosystem Restoration, Information Intelligence & Immersion, Disaster Resilience, Empowered Organizational Systems, Value-Based Education & Indic Studies, Ubiquitous Artificial Intelligence, and inclusivity, amongst others.
The occasion witnessed particular deal with by the Guests of Honour Dr. Venu Govindaraju, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, SUNY Distinguished Professor, University at Buffalo, USA and Dr. Akhilesh Gupta, Secretary, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India, within the presence of Amma, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Keynote classes on varied urgent topics have been addressed by dignitaries, together with Dr. Shankar Venugopal, Vice President, Mahindra & Mahindra; Dr. Ranjith Krishna Pai, Scientist & Senior Director, CEST Division, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India; and Dr. Anand Madanagopal, Founder & CEO, Cardiac Design Labs.
Dr. Akhilesh Gupta, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India stated, “The depth of information in science and expertise, coupled with compassion, is important. India has made vital progress, rating globally in communication, startups, and publication excellence. The National Research Foundation will increase analysis funding tenfold, supporting innovation and translational analysis. Multidisciplinary collaboration aligns with the evolving nationwide schooling coverage. This initiative goals to convey business into the analysis system, fostering worldwide collaboration for societal features. The vision is clear: work together to make India a international chief, and I commit to offering full help.”
In her keynote deal with, Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham underscored the intrinsic potential inside each particular person. “For residing, we may have a job, cash, a house, a automobile, and different creature comforts. However, these alone fail to make life full. For that, we want love, compassion, tenderness—a coronary heart that is aware of and responds to the ache of others. We want broadmindedness and maturity in thought and motion. Education ought to unfold gentle inside and with out and equally develop discernment and contemplation. It ought to develop the curiosity to know the inner world simply as a lot because it does to know the exterior world. Education ought to train us to hold our internal eye open simply as a lot as our exterior eyes,” she passionately expressed, emphasizing the position of schooling in unlocking this potential and fostering a deep reference to nature. Her inspiring phrases set the tone for the symposium, urging attendees to discover and make the most of their distinctive capabilities for the betterment of society.
Emphasizing the importance of collaborative analysis, Dr. Venu Govindaraju, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, SUNY Distinguished Professor, University at Buffalo, USA stated, “As devoted researchers, we bridge disciplines to deal with grand challenges, envisioning a world the place science and ethics illuminate sustainable vitality, and engineering collaborates with social work on prosthetics. The AI revolution challenges our definition of intelligence, urging us to harness this energy responsibly. Let’s information machines with moral practices, amplifying human strengths for impactful duties. The subsequent 4 days at ARISE 2024 are a crucible for impressed exchanges, innovation, and well-being. As we join, dissect breakthroughs, and construct camaraderie, let’s innovate not only for information however for all lives.”
Dr. Upendra Kumar Singh, Director General – Life Sciences, Defense Research and Development Organization, Govt. of India, shared insights, “In the worldwide panorama, the importance of various cultures is essential. Escalations come up from misperceptions, intensifying the complexity over the following 20 years. Human perceptions form the contested setting, particularly within the navy area. Pentagon officers emphasize the influence of synthetic intelligence (AI) and autonomous robots on international navy dominance. They predict a shift from nuclear weapons to AI-driven fight roles. Nations like China and India have strategic plans for AI growth. The broader implications lengthen to healthcare, schooling, and industrial sectors, driving financial growth. AI’s position in info processing, adaptive studying, and predictive capabilities underscores its profound affect. Global IT funding, reaching $5.1 billion in 2023, allocates $150 billion to AI. The accelerating tempo of AI growth shapes choices and fosters financial development.”
Dr. Maneesha V Ramesh, Provost, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham highlighted, “In simply 20 years, Amrita has develop into a main international establishment and our impactful analysis is supported by over Rs. 300 crores in funding, acknowledged by authorities and industrial businesses globally. With a dynamic analysis group, we’ve produced 17,500+ high-quality publications, and 24 school members rank among the many worlds’ high 2% by Stanford University. The college goals to merge these streams into a highly effective river, assuaging struggling, and nurturing life for humanity, in alignment with Amma’s vision of Education for Life rooted in love and compassion.”
The occasion featured the popularity and honouring of 24 researchers from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, acknowledged as among the many high 2% scientists globally, throughout Amrita Innovation & Research Awards ceremony by the visitors of honour. The symposium showcased a various vary of actions, together with workshops, exhibitions, poster classes, cultural packages, and interesting panel discussions. The keynote classes revolved round essential subjects akin to Innovations Driving the Future of Mobility, Generative Artificial Intelligence, Future of Circular Economy, Harnessing Geospatial Intelligence for Global Challenges, Green Data Analytics of Supercomputing from Massive Sensor Networks, Digital Revival of the Knowledge Heritage of India, National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS), Sanatana Dharma, and extra.