IIITD Signs MoA with the University at Albany

  • Indraprastha Institute Of Information Technology Delhi has partnered with The University at Albany, USA for collaborative research

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi and The State University of New York at Albany (SUNY) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement towards global education, cultural exchange, and collaborative research initiatives.

The agreement signed by the President of SUNY Albany ‘Havidán Rodríguez’ and IIITD Director ‘Ranjan Bose’ aims to foster international understanding and promote faculty and student experiences. The collaboration will cover key areas like faculty development, dual degree agreements, visiting scholars programmes, short-term academic experiences, cooperative research projects and student exchange programmes.

The partnership aims to foster cooperative scientific and academic research projects, offering graduate and undergraduate students opportunities to participate in courses, internships, service-learning activities and research projects at the partner institution.

“This strategic partnership will play a pivotal role in fostering innovation through joint projects that would enhance the quality and impact of research. Student and faculty exchanges will lead to knowledge exchange and co-creation”, Ranjan Bose, IIITD, Director, expressed.

“The goal is to consider how we can enhance this partnership with IIITD for academic and research collaborations. There are many areas of synergy where both the institutes can collaborate for providing students with diverse, enriching educational opportunities”, Havidán Rodríguez, President, SUNY Albany, said.

Universities collaborate to explore various opportunities, including faculty development initiatives and dual degree agreements. The aim is to enhance educators’ academic prowess and provide a seamless educational experience for students. Visiting scholars and promoting the exchange of ideas and expertise will be considered. Short-term academic and cultural experiences are also on the horizon, fostering cross-cultural interactions for self-financed students, faculty and staff.

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