Lucknow Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden hailed the rising academic collaboration between Indian and American increased training establishments even because the Indian Institute of Know-how, Kanpur (IITK) and Banaras Hindu College (BHU), Varanasi, figured prominently in a joint assertion issued by India and the US after the bilateral talks between the 2 international locations on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in New Delhi.
Numerous multi- institutional collaborations in lecturers passed off in the bilateral assembly on Friday night. The US President is in India to attend the two-day G20 Summit that obtained below manner in the nationwide capital on Saturday.
The Indo-US World Challenges Institute that can work in a digital mode will present a platform for addressing strategic analysis programmes that require interdisciplinary options in vital and rising applied sciences.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the Affiliation of American Universities (AAU) president Barbara Snyder and IIT Kanpur director Abhay Karandikar on behalf of IIT Council representing Indian universities in India on Friday.
A collaborative institutional partnership has been formalised between the New York College Tandon Faculty of Engineering and the IIT Kanpur to launch the New York College-Tandon and IIT Kanpur Superior Analysis Centre in vital and rising applied sciences.
Moreover, multi-institutional joint analysis centres involving the State College of New York at Buffalo and IIT Delhi, Kanpur, Jodhpur, and BHU are additionally being arrange in the areas of vital and rising applied sciences.
The joint assertion reads, “Each leaders (Modi and Biden) additionally welcomed the rising variety of multi-institutional collaborative training partnerships… in the areas of vital and rising applied sciences.”
Prof Karandikar stated, “In these centres, we shall be initiating massive variety of twin PhD programmes in a number of domains. IITK college students will get world publicity. The PhD diploma shall be awarded by each IITK and NYU.”
In a groundbreaking initiative, IIT Council on behalf of all increased instructional institutes in India entered into an MoU with the Affiliation of American Universities (AAU) to determine and search help for the Indo-US World Challenges Institute.
The institute will search to handle a few of the most consequential financial, environmental, and technological challenges which have the potential to have an effect on the safety, prosperity, and stability of each international locations.
The institute shall be a digital community of companion universities and supply a platform for addressing strategic analysis programmes that require interdisciplinary options in vital and rising applied sciences akin to sustainable power and agriculture, well being and pandemic preparedness, semiconductor expertise and manufacturing, superior supplies, telecommunications, synthetic intelligence (AI), and quantum science.
The joint Indo-US World Challenges Institute Governing Council will develop an organisational framework to advertise analysis collaborations, create data sharing platforms, work in the direction of useful resource mobilisation and guarantee inclusive progress of analysis enterprise.