SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Kansas State University (KSU), USA. Professors Dr. Ramasamy Perumal and Dr. Krishna Jagadish from KSU visited SRMIST for the purpose. Both the faculties are also adjunct professors in SRMIST.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Ramasamy Perumal said that the process of the MoU is length, he is happy to have this association with SRMIST. “It is important to give students a lift and push them towards a higher calling. This MoU will be a team effort and it is important not to underestimate one’s self and aim at a better output. With the facilities that SRMIST offers, we are also contemplating bringing our own Ph.D. students here for research.”
Prof. Krishna Jagadish said, “I was completely new to SRMIST and after I got to know about the infrastructure and the well-equipped faculty, I am pretty much happy to have signed this MoU with this Institution. I hope this agreement turns out to be meaningful and productive.”
Vice-Chancellor of SRMIST, Dr. Sandeep Sancheti, said, “The message for the youngsters is to dream big and follow leaders to gain and improve their knowledge. This is a good partnership that we have earned. This will not just benefit the Genetics department but also the clusters around it like agriculture, biotechnology and so on. This association will be special as KSU’s doors are not open to everyone. We will do our best to fulfill the terms of the agreement and move forward.” He also invited KSU’s leadership to visit SRMIST in future.
Also, present on the occasion were Director (International Relations) Kartar Singh, IQSC Director Dr. Latha Pillai, HoD of Genetic Engineering Dr. M Parani among others.