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Authorities at the College of Birmingham will get the job done with associates in India throughout railways, hydrogen fuels, details science, artificial intelligence and education.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Adam Tickell signed a range of Memoranda of Knowing (MoU) with the University’s partners at specific signing ceremonies in Bengaluru and Delhi.
The agreements sort a crucial aspect of the University’s ongoing strategic vision to keep on setting up significant education and learning and study partnerships in India.
“We are a international civic college and a long, illustrious romantic relationship with India. Signing these fascinating new agreements with companions in parts this sort of as railways, sports activities science, instruction and neighborhood small business offers us a excellent prospect to further more add to Indian culture, as we carry on to forge meaningful analysis and schooling partnerships in India.”
Professor Adam Tickell – Vice-Chancellor & Principal, College of Birmingham
Professor Adam Tickell signed MoUs with:
- TESCO Company Providers – Bengaluru
- K-Ride – Bengaluru
- Hindustan Petroleum Organization Ltd. (HPCL) – Bengaluru
- Manipal University – Bengaluru
- Aarvee Associates – Hyderabad
- Efftronics – Andhra Pradesh
- Vellore Institute of Engineering – Andhra Pradesh
- Bennett College – Uttar Pradesh
- Indo British Scholars’ Affiliation – Kolkata
“The College of Birmingham’s collaborative investigation output with India companions has pretty much doubled more than the previous 5 several years. We now have over 40 joint analysis projects of excellent excellent,” commented Professor Adam Tickell.
“We are a global civic university and a prolonged, illustrious romantic relationship with India. Signing these remarkable new agreements with associates in areas these kinds of as railways, sports science, education and neighborhood business offers us a wonderful option to further add to Indian society, as we carry on to forge significant study and education partnerships in India.”
The College and TESCO Business Products and services are signing up for forces to develop postgraduate examine programmes in info science and artificial intelligence. The partnership will see College professionals creating and delivering instructional programmes for TESCO’s workers – ranging from coaching in unique experienced regions to formal postgraduate qualifications.
TESCO will also discover options for suitably certified Birmingham college students to join placements at the company’s info-science laboratories in India, as nicely as featuring guest lectures to Birmingham team and pupils.
College industry experts from the Birmingham Centre for Railways Exploration and Excellence (BCRRE) will function with K-Experience – an city rail transportation joint enterprise of Govt. of Karnataka and Ministry of Railways – to launch reports into two key spots: Energy consumption and electrical power assessment and railway network operational simulation, resilience testing and optimisation.
Working in partnership with Aarvee Associates, University authorities will aid to develop railway problem checking and sensing gear inside of tunnels and on bridges. Partnering with Efftronics will see investigation and understanding exchange initiatives produced in signalling tasks, as well as education programmes and CPD classes.
Academics from Birmingham will operate with industry experts at Hindustan Petroleum Enterprise Ltd. – supporting the development of a exploration Centre of Excellence and serving to to build innovative options to hydrogen manufacturing and storage, fuel cells, domestic hydrogen transportation and re-fuelling systems.
Professor Tickell signed agreements with Manipal College to make a twin Masters Programme in Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, as nicely as checking out new possibilities for scholar exchange concerning the two universities.
Birmingham teachers will also operate with associates at Vellore Institute of Know-how and Bennett University to create new options in legislation. They will also partner with the Indo British Scholars’ Affiliation to develop new instruction opportunities that will advantage each Indian and British pupils.
Alex Ellis, British Substantial Commissioner to India, stated: “I am delighted that the University of Birmingham is strengthening its presence in India across railways, sporting activities science, training and local community company. Alongside one another, British and Indian institutions can handle shared world wide challenges as a result of research, innovation and knowledge. The University has solid India partnerships. These new agreements will more profit the two our international locations.”
The University of Birmingham has a selection of important partnerships in India, underpinned by its India Institute which aims to boost the visibility, impact and coherence of Birmingham’s engagement in the region.