VIT-AP University signs MoU with SUNY, US for a Data Science program
The MoU will facilitate various academic pathways for VIT-AP students to the System Science programme at SUNY, Binghamton, US
VIT-AP University, Amaravati entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Data Science program with the State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton, US recently. The B.Sc-M.Sc dual-degree and M.Sc programme in Data Science is offered by the School of Advanced Sciences, at VIT-AP University, and the MoU will facilitate various academic pathways for VIT-AP students to the System Science programme at SUNY, Binghamton, US.
On the occasion of MoU signing, Prof Madhusudhan Govindaraju, Professor of Computer Science and Vice Provost of International Education and Global Affairs, SUNY, Binghamton visited VIT-AP University. Dr SV Kota Reddy, Vice Chancellor; Dr Jagadish Chandra Mudiganti, Registrar; and the Dr Santanu Mandal, Dean of the School of Advanced Sciences, were the signatories of the agreement from VIT-AP University.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Reddy highlighted the importance of MoU with State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton, US and informed the students that the agreement and collaboration will enhance visibility and opportunities to the students of School of Advanced Sciences VIT-AP and other schools in the university. He also highlighted that the university is committed to establishing Centres of Excellence in various subjects of SAS, which includes Data Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Statistics etc.
The academic collaboration with State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton, US would help students to equip themselves with the opportunity to study one semester or one year at the University of SUNY and enhance their skills with the help of expert professors and faculty members of the SUNY University.
This MoU will also facilitate research collaborations between faculty members of VIT-AP University and University of SUNY. It will give an opportunity to have knowledge partnership, organise guest lectures, workshops, symposiums, seminars, and International conferences in the current fields of advanced sciences.
Dr Jagadish Chandra Mudiganti Registrar, VIT-AP University and Dr Santanu Mandal, Dean VIT-AP School of Advance Science, Dr. Debajit Goswami, Assistant Director – International Relations, VIT-AP University students, faculty members and staff of the university witnessed the MoU signing ceremony.