Delegation from UK, USA, Italy, Netherlands, France and Brazil visited PEC

Office of Dean Alumni, Corporate and International Relations hosted an interaction with the visiting delegates from different universities constituting following members under the headship of Dr. Akshai Runchal (an alumnus of PEC- 1964 Mechanical) on 21.3.2018 in New Academic Block, Seminar Hall 1.

Director PEC, Dr. Manoj K. Arora, Dr. Uma Batra, Deans, HoDs and Heads of Centres were invited for the interaction. The delegation discussed extensively upon the provisions of students and faculty exchange, collaborations on lectures & e-courses and collaborations for joint teachings.

  1. Stavisia Balabaue, Univ. college London
  2. Carolina Naveira Cotta, Federal University of Rio de Janiro, Brazil
  3. Peter Lindstedt, Imperial College
  4. Marcelo de Lemos, ITA/Brazil
  5. Rachid Bennacer, ENS-Paris Saclry
  6. Biagio Horrone, Univ.delle Campania
  7. Kemal Hanjalic, Dept. of engineering, Delft Univ. Technology
  8. Renato Cotta, Federal University of Rio de Janiro, Brazil

Dr. Manoj K. Arora briefed the delegation about the initiatives at PEC and the ongoing collaborations in the field of Research and Academics. It was reiterated that PEC welcomes all such collaborative moves through mutually agreed MoUs. Later, Dr. Uma Batra, Deputy Director of this institute also interacted with all the delegates and discussed about the various ongoing projects, researches etc.

Dr. Runchal briefed about the research areas of visiting delegation and extended his full support in collaborating with any of the present institutes.  He also offered to initiate MoU in thrust areas of the interest of PEC.

Dr. Peter Lindstedt from Imperial College, UK expressed his interest in the field of Hypersonics and Propulsion. Dr. JD Sharma, Co-ordinator, Alumni, Corporate and International Relations offered the platform of GITA (Global Innovation Technological Alliance) for collaboration through an initiative of GoI.

The meeting ended with Vote of thanks from Dr. K.K. Gogna, Dean Alumni, Corporate and International Relations.

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