The Plaksha University, located in Mohali, Punjab, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) of the University of California San Diego. The two institutes have signed a pact for joint research and data science programs. Meanwhile, Plaksha University claims to build a technical university of “global eminence”. In the meantime,
The MoU covers areas such as collaboration in computer science, data science and other mutually beneficial areas of interest for both institutions, according to the university’s press release.
As part of the pact, the two universities will conduct research internships. Meanwhile, special short-term programs including executive training programs, workshops and visits will be adopted. In addition, student, academic, researcher and faculty mobility will incorporate joint research and development projects and will pick up publications and publications, materials and information exchange.
The MoU was signed by Prof. Rudra Pratap, the founder of Plaksha University and Prof. Pradeep K Khosla, Chancellor of the University of California, San Diego at the Plaksha University campus in Mohali.
Earlier this year, Prof Rajesh Gupta, Professor and Qualcomm Endowed Chair, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD joined Plaksha’s Academic Advisory Board and was the General Co-Chair of Plaksha’s Conference on AI. He will lead this partnership from UCSD.
Prof. dr. Rudra Pratap, the founder and vice-chancellor of Plaksha University (former deputy director of Indian Institute of Science), said, “It is a great opportunity for our faculty and students to define their academic careers using the knowledge of both institutions.”
Prof. dr. Pradeep K Khosla, Chancellor of the University of California, San Diego, said: “With the help of this collaboration, students from Plaksha University and HDSI will be greatly inspired to work on exciting research projects and will have the opportunity to interact with faculty from both institutes and we expect to collaborate with them on new and interesting projects.”
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