University of Wollongong (UOW) based in The New South Wales has signed agreements with the two oldest Indian Institutes of Technology in India, one at Kharagpur and another Bombay, with an objective of strengthening alliances in research and teaching fields.
A senior delegation from UOW including the Vice-Chancellor Paul Wellings arrived to India to undergo the MoU process.
The MoU signed in early May is likely to enhance the present collaboration of UOW with IIT Bombay in electrical power systems to other allied areas including the integration of renewable energy resources. Whereas, the research and teaching collaboration with IIT Kharagpur include disciplines related to mining and related engineering areas.
The exchange of students has also begun as revealed by the statement, which mentioned that Staff at UOW and IIT Bombay started exchange of higher degree research students and joint external research grant applications.
The UOW also lately framed collaboration with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in New Delhi and the government of Gujarat.