Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has signed an agreement with the Macquarie University under which both universities will collaborate over a wide range of research and academic traffic. Macquarie University is one of Australia’s top 10 universities.
According to a statement from the Macquarie University, the MoU will facilitate the student and faculty exchange, joint research collaboration, teaching and learning initiatives, conferences, workshops and training in sciences and engineering.
The MoU was signed by Macquarie University's Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) Ms. Nicole Brigg and witnessed by Prof Richard de Grijs, Associate Dean (Global Engagement), Faculty of Science & Engineering.
From IIT Delhi, Prof Sanjeev Sanghai, Alumni Affairs and International Programs was present.
"The Memorandum of Understanding we sign today is the beginning of what we believe to be a long relationship in which we will learn with, and from, each other through cooperative academic pursuits," said Prof Richard de Grijs.
Professor Sanjeev Sanghi, Dean AAIP, IIT Delhi considers the signing of this MoU, "The first step toward impactful collaborative research between IIT Delhi and Macquarie University. It will bring together researchers, academics and students from both institutions and will provide them with a platform to benefit from mutual expertise".