Monday September 27, 2021

Collaboration for academia, industry linkages agreed

July 31, 2021

Islamabad : Prof Sarosh Lodi, the Vice Chancellor of NED University of Engineering and Technology, called on Dr. Hathal Homoud Alotaibi, President, International Islamic University.

The two shared ideas of joint cooperation, vision of academia and industry linkage and academic excellence.

Prof. Sarosh highlighted the history and role of NED in promotion of engineering and technology. He also briefed about the technology park project of the NED and told that they have gotten the best response from Saudi investors.

He hailed the IIU for its decades-long services and also appreciated the hard work of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology of the IIU.

Dr. Hathal, after the introduction of the university shared that the university, through its Faculty of Engineering and Technology, working on priority basis to bridge the gap between academia and industry.

“We are keen to give access to the faculty and students to the industry,” he said.

The IIUI president said that both the universities have shared goals and projects such as establishing technology parks. He added that mutual cooperation in this regard may enhance the experience and it may also result in win-win situation for academia and industry both. Both of the counterparts agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of engineering and technology.

The meeting was also attended by Dean Dr. Raees Ahmed Jameel, Dean Faculty of Engineering & Technology RIPHAH University, Prof. Dr. N.B. Jumani, Vice President Administration, Finance and Planning IIUI, Prof. Nadeem Ahmed Shiekh, Dean FET IIUI, Prof. Dr. Javed Ahmed Tipu, Asstt. Professor FET and Dr. Khanzeb, Chairman Department of Civil Engineering.

The NED University's vice-chancellor also visited the Faculty of Engineering and Technology and met teachers.