03-17-2015, 08:59 PM
Students, industry benefit from the new partnership with Deakin Cyient global engineering firm based in India
Col. operation will focus on cutting-edge technology and research collaborations.
Ratio Deakin University constant with India has been strengthened through a new partnership with global engineering firm Cyient, intercultural doors will open for students in both countries.
The head of Deakin School of Engineering, Professor Guy Littlefair said that the Association was symbolic of the strength of the relationship between Deakin and India, which began 21 years ago. Professor Littlefair today joined Cyient Vice President and Head of APAC, Sanjay Krishnas to formalize the agreement with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
As part of the new agreement, Cyient be a link between Deakin University School of Engineering and the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, giving opportunity for joint research projects, student-industry projects and student exchange opportunities.
Key areas of research in the short term will be directed from the association of medical disciplines Additive Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing and design that are bringing technological advancements in the world today.
"Deakin has a long and proud history with India and in the last two decades we have made over AUD $ 10 million in research initiatives in the country, with 20 academic strategic partners, 20 associates and 15 research alliances, Professor Littlefair said. "We have strong roots in India and we are proud that Cyient, a leading engineering and enterprise network solutions, has chosen as the first Australian university to work with us. This is a symbol of the strong links that have power in India is growing, and in turn provide support to Indian companies in the creation of links here, "he added.
Professor Littlefair said that the Association oprotunitats include joint training and skill development.
Lord Krishna said the collaboration was an essential milestone for Deakin and Cyient taking the relationship between the two organizations to the next level. Mr. Krishna "Cyient has a number of MOUs signed with leading universities in India, but Deakin University is the first Australian to be collaborating with Cyient at this level," he said. We hope to work with Deakin in developing more advanced manufacturing engineering and medical sciences in Australia, "he added.
Deakin association with India began in 1994 with a joint venture with the Australian Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers to provide management programs through distance learning.
In 1996, Deakin became the first university in the world to establish an office in India.
Now there are 50.649 students studying at Deakin, including more than 8,000 international students from 127 countries, including more than 1,100 in India.
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