Study Abroad: IIT Kanpur Signs MoU with the University of California for Research Collaborations

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IIT Kanpur Signs MoU with the University of California
IIT Kanpur Signs MoU with the University of California
The joint venture between IITK and the University of California paves the way for the exchange of ideas, and joint research activities. It will provide great opportunities to researchers of both institutions.

The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur signed an MoU with the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA(UCSC). The Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) is signed for joint academic and research collaborations.

This formal agreement will cater to research collaborations in the following areas.

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Machine learning
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics.
IIT Kanpur Signs MoU with the University of California

The Partnership between IIT-K and UCSC

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the following officials.

  • Director of IIT, Kanpur, Prof. Abhay Karandikar
  • The Dean of International Relations, IIT Kanpur, Prof. Dhirendra Katti
  • Dr. Cynthia Larive, Chancellor, UCSC
  • Assistant Vice Provost of Global Engagement, UCSC, Ms. Becky George.

After signing the MoU Prof. Karandikar said, “We are delighted to partner with the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, for further joint academic initiatives and research collaborations. The MoU marks a significant step in IIT Kanpur’s relentless efforts to forge joint international collaborations across domains. We are confident that this partnership will create new opportunities for our students and faculty members in the form of symposiums, exchange programs, joint publications, and so on. We look forward to working closely with UCSC to strengthen this partnership further”.

Benefits of the MoU

The partnership will provide researchers of the two institutes with the opportunity to share their knowledge, expertise, and resources to elaborate research initiatives. Additionally, this joint venture will enable researchers to conduct research projects to address complex challenges in interdisciplinary fields.

Both institutes hope that this partnership will help maximize their strengths and address complex scientific challenges. The collaboration will provide joint supervision of Ph.D. students, which will enable the researchers to receive mentorship and guidance from highly qualified faculty members at both institutes. This will broaden the knowledge and perspectives of the students.

This MoU will open enormous opportunities for the students of both institutions. If you want to read more such exciting information, make sure you follow Leverage Edu News Updates.

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