Delegation from Missouri State University visted BSAU to establish international parterniship with our University
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 BSAU 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 university 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
- Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India
Mr.Yi - Ta Chen - Secretary, Education
- National Tsing Hua University ( NTHU)
Prof.Feng Da Hsuan, Senior Vice President, Global strategy,planning and Evaluation
Prof.Wei - Chung Wang, Vice President for Global Affairs
Prof.William W.K.Lin, Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Engineering and System Science, College of Nuclear Science
Prof.Yen - Wan Hsueh Liu, Institute of Nuclear Engineering and science
Prof.Hoffmann Germer, Professor, Department of Physics
- University System of Taiwan (UST)
UST - Research -Oriented University Integration Program - Taiwan, comprising outstanding research oriented universities in Taiwan.
National Central University
National Chiao Tung University
National Tsing Hua University
National Yang-Ming University
Dr.Ray Soumya, Institute of Service science
- Academia Sinica
Dr.Sue Lin - Chao, Director, International Affairs Office Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biology
- National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYU)
Prof.Sheu, Tsang-Ling, Director, Aacedemic exchange, office of International Affairs
- Tzu Chi University (TCU)
Prof.LIU Hwan-Wun, Vice President, Tzu Chi Medical Center
Prof.Ingrid Y Liu, Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Director,office of General and basic Education, Director, Center for Faculty development and Instructional resources
Dr.Je-wen Liou, Dept of Bio Chemistry, School of medicine
Dr.Li-Ren Jian, Office of the international Affairs
- Tunghai university
Dr.SHU Chih-Feng, Department of Architecture
Mr. P. N. Vaidyanathan, Assistant Vice President, Research and Commercialization, University of Central Florida, USA, visited BSAU 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 BSAU, joint PhD supervision, facilitating the visit of faculty from University of Central Florida to BSAU on short term teaching assignment, exploring research visits of faculty, students and scholars of BSAU to University of Central Florida, USA.
Dr. S. Prince Arockia Doss, Director, International Collaboration, BSAU, 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 BSAU. 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 BSAU.
Prof. Vito Ferro, Deputy Director, Biotechnology Program, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Australia, visited BSAU 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 BSAU 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 BSAU 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:
- Involving PG students in commercially viable PG projects – which could form a common platform for expertise sharing with universities of similar interest
- Identifying great talents in teachers and students and linking them with great resources of UK partners for joint research, projects and publications
- Exploiting bottom up and top down approaches in establishing partnerships at faculty-to-faculty level and institution-to-institution level
- Strengthening areas of international competitiveness – identifying focus areas
- Taking collaboration initiatives in an incremental mode, collectively and consistently by all the members of the University
- Hosting UK University delegations, like sterling group Universities at BSAU through British council, planning well ahead of time
- Making a delegation level visit to UK Universities
- European Union Projects: Identifying funding options through EU Horizon 2020, the EU Frame work for research and Innovation (2014 - 2020). Identifying EU Horizon 2020 funding to non EU partners, and working through applicable grants.
Dr. Gunther Andersson, Associate Professor in Physics, Chemical Physics and Nanotechnology and Tanya Clarke, Country Manager, Flinders University, Australia, visited BSAU, 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 BSAU 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 BSAU 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 BSAU. 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 BSAU 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 BSAU and Mazoon University College, Oman.
Mr. Michael Joseph Cuneo, from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, USA visited BSAU 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 BSAU for their India specific projects and inviting Johns Hopkins Carey Business School faculty to teach BSAU 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 University.
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 BSAU 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 BSAU 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 University 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 BSAU, the team attended a lecture session at the University 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 University and learnt about ongoing Apple iOS Application Software Programs.
Prof. J.A.K. Tareen, Vice Chancellor, BSAU, interacted with the IUPUI delegation and gave the overview of international engagement opportunities available for IUPUI students and faculty at BSAU 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 University, 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 University, exchange the letter.