International College of Semiconductor Technology, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (ICST-NYCU), Taiwan visited IIT Roorkee

Nov 2, 2023 – A high-level delegation from the International College of Semiconductor Technology at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University in Taiwan visited our campus for a two-day period, arriving on November 1 and departing on November 3, 2023. IIT Roorkee maintains a Joint Masters Degree Program with ICST-NYCU, and our students are scheduled to embark on a year-long visit to their campus commencing in February 2024. The visiting delegates included:

The Departments of Electronics and Communication Engineering and Physics engaged the delegates in academic discussions and seminars at the departmental level. Notably, Dean Prof. Edward and Associate Dean Prof. Lin from ICST-NYCU expressed significant support for the Joint Degree Programs and engaged with potential students who will be visiting ICST-NYCU in the coming year.

The International Relations Office hosted the delegation and arranged meetings with various stakeholders. They held discussions with Mr. Manish Anand (CEO, iHUB Divya Sampark) regarding academic-industry collaboration at IIT Roorkee. Additionally, they had fruitful conversations with Prof. K. K. Pant (Director, IIT Roorkee), exploring diverse areas of potential collaboration and exchanging innovative ideas.

A dinner was hosted by the IR Office for the visiting delegates, accompanied by faculty members from the Departments of Physics and ECE. The success of this visit was closely supported by Prof Karun Rawat(Dept of ECE) , Pro. V. K. Malik, Prof P Arumugam  (Dept of Physics ), Prof. Vimal C. Srivastava, Dean of International Relations and Dr Ravikant Ranjan (IR Office), proposed enhancing collaboration by delving into opportunities for faculty exchange and unexplored areas of collaborations. The meeting concluded successfully, with academics from both sides expressing their keen interest in collaborating on various research topics, thereby strengthening bilateral ties.