IIT-KGP's MoU with 2 US varsities for research collaborations
    Kolkata, Sep 15 (PTI) The IIT Kharagpur has signed
MoUs with the University of Houston and the University of
Massachusetts Dartmouth for joint academic and research
    The MoU with University of Houston was signed on
Friday at Houston in the presence of Chancellor Renu Khator
and Director P P Chakrabarti, an IIT KGP statement said
    The initial areas identified for collaborations
include petroleum engineering, covering niche aspects of
chemical engineering, advanced materials, deep sea technology,
analytics and industrial engineering, the statement said.
    The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth signed the
MoU with IIT KGP early this week for collaborative research,
training and the exchange of faculty, post-doctoral fellows,
students and academic and research information.
    The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth initiated
discussions to formulate a joint international programme on
Marine Science and Technology, Director of IIT KGP, Prof. P P
Chakrabarti said.
    A team of delegates from IIT KGP was currently
visiting USA led by the Director. PTI SUS