Delegation from Missouri State University visted BSAIST to establish international parterniship with our institute
Senior Professors Celia Cornwell, Dean International | Faculty of Health Sciences, Yan Chen senior Pharmaceutical Scientist Shool of Life Sciences, Curtin university,Prof.John Mamo, Director, Centre for Metabolic Fitness, an Australian Technology Network Universities initiative Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute | Faculty of Health Sciences , Prof. Arun Dharmarajan, Professor and Coordinator, South Asia research initiatives, visited BSAIST on 25th April, 2013.
They held detailed discussions with Senior Faculty Members involved in Life Science Research and identified areas of joint research collaborations.
The delegation held detailed discussion with Vice chancellor, pro Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Deans, Directors, HODs of all the institute departments for international partnership in the areas of joint research, joint research guidance, language training, students and faculty exchange, internship for students, sharing of expertise and resources, post doctoral fellowships, joint international conferences, workshops.
The delegation was represented by
Mr. P. N. Vaidyanathan, Assistant Vice President, Research and Commercialization, University of Central Florida, USA, visited BSAIST on 18th December, 2013 and interacted with Vice Chancellor, Deans, Directors, HoDs and Faculty, towards identifying joint areas of research between University of Central Florida, USA and BSAIST, joint PhD supervision, facilitating the visit of faculty from University of Central Florida to BSAIST on short term teaching assignment, exploring research visits of faculty, students and scholars of BSAIST to University of Central Florida, USA.
Dr. S. Prince Arockia Doss, Director, International Collaboration, BSAIST, interacted with Prof. Rajiv Khosla and Dr. Chu from La Trobe University, Australia, with their “Partner-Type-Personal-Robot” (PaPeRo). Prof. Rajiv Khosla evinced keen interest in exploring academic partnerships with BSAIST. Dr. S. Prince Arockia Doss, Director, International Collaboration, also interacted with the new Australian Consul General to South India Mr. Sean Kelly. Australian Consul General evinced keen interest in improving international academic interaction between Australian Universities and BSAIST.
Prof. Vito Ferro, Deputy Director, Biotechnology Program, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Australia, visited BSAIST on 09th January, 2014 and interacted with Dean and Faculty of School of Life Science.
Dr. Vito Ferro briefed about the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences and Queensland University in Australia and shared his field of research work on Anti-Cancer and Anti-Angiogenic property of a new Heparan sulphate mimetic compound and pharmacological chaperone therapy for lysosomal storage diseases and discussed the possibility of collaboration between school of life science at BSAIST and University of Queensland, on the exchange of faculty and students, joint research and joint programs.
Mr. Mike Nithavrianakis, Former British Deputy High Commissioner, British Deputy High Commission, Chennai visited BSAIST on 13th February, 2014 and interacted with Chairman Mr. Abdul Qadir, Vice Chancellor Prof. J.A.K. Tareen, Registrar Dr. Murugesan, Director Admissions Mr. V.N.A. Jalal, Deans, Directors and HoDs towards establishing partnership with leading British University groups like Russel Group Universities, Sterling Group Universities and other leading Universities.
The deliberations brought out following points for active consideration and implementation:
Dr. Gunther Andersson, Associate Professor in Physics, Chemical Physics and Nanotechnology and Tanya Clarke, Country Manager, Flinders University, Australia, visited BSAIST, on 27th March, 2014 and interacted with professors carrying out research in Nanotechnology from Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Polymer Nanotechnology and visited the labs at Polymer Nanotechnology Centre, Physics and Chemistry Departments and explored joint research collaboration opportunities.
Professor.Vijayan Sukumaran, from Oakland University, USA visited BSAIST under Fulbright Specialist program, Obama-Singh 21st century knowledge initiative for three weeks in June 2012 and interacted with faculty and students of school of computer and information sciences.
Australian Consul General to South India, Mr. H E Sean Kelly, Trade Commissioner and Consul Commercial, Australian Trade Commission, Australian Consulate General, Mr. Michael Carter, Counselor, Australian Education International, Mr. Peter Nolan, Representatives from Department of Australian Immigration, Australian Alumni, Australian University Representatives and Australian State Government representatives visited BSAIST on 25th June, 2014.
The team made a presentation on “Australian Endeavour Scholarship Awards and other Australian Research Scholarship Programs” to the Faculty, Students and Researchers of BSAIST. Deans, Directors, HoDs, and faculty members with Students and Research Scholars attended the program and interacted with Australian delegation.
Dr. Juma S AL Ghailani, Board Member and Managing Director, Founder and Board Member of Bayan College, Oman along with Mr. Abdul Rahman Juma Saleh Al-Ghailani, Manager Planning and Development and Prof. Dr. Nasir Ahmad Khan, Head – Quality Assurance Department, Mazoon University College, Oman visited BSAIST on 13th October 2014 and interact with Prof. J. A. K. Tareen, Vice Chancellor, Dr. R. Raja Prabu, Dean (Academic Research), Dr. K. M. Mehata, Dean School of Computer, Information and Mathematical Sciences, and Dr. S. Prince Arockia Doss, Director, International Collaboration to explore partnership initiatives between BSAIST and Mazoon University College, Oman.
Mr. Michael Joseph Cuneo, from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, USA visited BSAIST on 27th November, 2014 and interacted with Prof. J. A. K. Tareen, Vice Chancellor, Dr. S. Prince Arockia Doss, Director, International Collaboration and with Dean, Students and Faculty at Crescent Business School.
The discussion and interaction brought themes of common interest including experiential learning, case competitions, innovation of humanity program among others and to explore semester abroad program for Crescent business school students at Carey Business school, encouraging Carey Business school students and faculty to visit BSAIST for their India specific projects and inviting Johns Hopkins Carey Business School faculty to teach BSAIST students for a short duration. A joint research project is already in progress between Johns Hopkins University and the School of life science of B. S. Abdur Rahman Institute.
Prof. Julian Demondy, Associate Dean (Internationalization) Science, Engineering and Technology, University of Tasmania, Australia, along with Mr. Vignesh Vijay, Country Manager (India) Student Recruitment (International) visited BSAIST on 09th February, 2015 and interacted with Prof. J.A.K. Tareen, Vice Chancellor and Dr. S. Prince Arockia Doss, Director, International Collaboration. Integrated master program and short-term students and faculty visits were identified as areas of future partnership.
Mr. Gerard Mac Michael, Head of School of Engineering and Dr. Vikash Agarwal, Director, Gateway Abroad Consultants for Higher Education and Mr. Srinivas Sambandam, Managing Director, Galaxy Educational Consultants visited BSAIST on 10th February 2015.
He interacted with Prof. J.A.K. Tareen, Vice Chancellor, Dr. S. Prince Arockia Doss, Director, International Collaboration. Mr. Gerard visited the facilities and laboratory infrastructure at school of Mechanical Sciences and interacted with senior professors and HoDs.
A delegation of students and faculty from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI, USA, visited B. S. Abdur Rahman Institute for a study abroad program starting from 15th March 2015 to 19th March 2015 to learn best practices in teaching and research at the computer science and computer applications department of BSAIST, the team attended a lecture session at the institute and interacted with the students and faculty at the School of Computer, Information and Mathematical Sciences. The team visited the Apple iOS Application Centre at the institute and learnt about ongoing Apple iOS Application Software Programs.
Prof. J.A.K. Tareen, Vice Chancellor, BSAIST, interacted with the IUPUI delegation and gave the overview of international engagement opportunities available for IUPUI students and faculty at BSAIST in the areas of joint research, in all the discipline of Engineering, Information Technology, Life Science, Business Management and Architecture.
A letter of intent between Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI, USA and B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai, India has been exchanged on 16th March 2015 towards promoting students and faculty exchanges, joint research and study abroad program between the two universities.
Prof. Eugenia Fernandez, Chair, Department of Computer Information and Graphics, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI, USA and Dr. V. Murugesan, Registrar, B. S. Abdur Rahman Institute, exchange the letter.