Manipal University, Manipal and Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on February 14, 2017 to collaborate in the areas of Gas turbine systems, energy, precision agriculture, manufacturing, and water technology.
The MoU was signed by the Vice Chancellor Manipal University, Dr. H Vinod Bhat and Sir Peter John Gregson Chief Executive and Vice Chancellor of Cranfield University, United Kingdom during his visit to Bengaluru on the occasion of 11th Aero India show.
The MoU was signed at Hotel Ritz Carlton, Bengaluru and also present on the occasion were; Dr. Satish Shenoy B, Director Research – Technical, Manipal University, Dr. Suresh Sampath, Director-Gas Turbine Systems & Engineering, Dr. Simon Harwood, Director of Defence and Security, Dr. Venkat Sastry, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Simulation and Analytics, Cranfield University, United Kingdom.
The MOU also includes duel degree programs for postgraduate students, exchange of researchers including faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, the exchange of scholarly and pedagogical materials, the coordination of collaborative research programs, joint workshops and conferences and facilitating student internship and entrepreneurship.
About Manipal University
Manipal University is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus.
The University has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and off-shore campuses in Dubai(UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). The Mangalore campus offers medical, dental, and nursing programs. The Bangalore Campus offers programs in Regenerative Medicine. The Dubai campus offers programs in engineering, management and architecture, and the Melaka campus offers programs in medicine and dentistry.