Delegation from USA Universities visited PEC

Delegation form USA Universities with CII Northern Region visited PEC University of Technology on 21st September,2017. The delegation was headed by Dr George Allen Rasmussen, Vice President Research, Dean Graduate Admissions of Texas A&M University, Kingsville Campus, USA and accompanied by Dr Venkat Allada, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA, Ms Jodi Ann Hasekamp, Prospective International Student Advisor Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA and five member team from CII Northern Region. Meeting started with welcome address by Dr. Manoj K. Arora, Director PEC. In his address he highlighted the essence and flair of research and innovation activities at the institute. He emphasized the need of collaboration between the institutes to augment each other’s efforts to meet the upcoming technical challenges. He reiterated the commitment of PEC to work in synergy with the top research and academic institutes. Dr George Allen shared the key research areas of Texas A&M University and addressed the common areas of research and common interest. Dr Venkat Allada in his presentation offered 2+2 and 3+2 programmes as well as direct PhD programme for bright students of PEC at Missouri University. Modalities of such programmes need more deliberation at institute level at both ends. Head of the research centers of PEC also presented their cutting edge technologies to the delegates. Dr. Divya Head  Cyber Security Research Center and Dr. Parveen Kalra, Head Industrial and Product Design Center listed their achievements and contributions to the technology in specific and society at large. Dr. Uma Batra presented the frontier of research work in advance materials especially biomaterials in the department of Materials & Metallurgical Engineering. Dr. Arun Singh presentated the work in Nano Technology and Electronics, Dr. Vasundhara Singh presented the recent work in the field of green chemistry and enumerated the achievements through these research work. Mr. Sudendhu Bali discussed the recent activities of PEC at Entrepreneurship and Incubation cell where students have developed the successful model of business by the students. Dr. KK Gogna, Dean Alumni, Corporate & International Relations organizer of the event heartily thanked all the participants and the delegates.

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