UMKC SCE Investigates Academic Degree Collaboration Opportunities with Indian Academic Institutions

Kevin Truman, Dean of the School of Computing and Engineering, and Vijay Kumar, Professor of Computer Science, traveled to India in mid December 2010 and met with a number of higher education institutions to explore the possibility of academic degree collaborations as well as research partnerships. Meetings were held with highly ranked institutions located in New Delhi, Mumbai and Indore including TRUBA College of Engineering & Technology and DEVIAHILYA University in Indore, VJTI Institute in Mumbai and JAYPEE Institute in New Delhi. Good progress was made in determining how UMKC School of Computing and Engineering could successfully collaborate with these institutions. Several exciting possibilities are being negotiated with the possibility of Fall 2011 initiation.

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