Visit of delegation from the University of Oulu, Finland

On June 06, 2024, A high-level delegation from the University of Oulu, Finland (QSWUR # 313) visited IIT Roorkee to promote collaboration between the University of Oulu (UOO), Finland, and IIT Roorkee. The visiting delegates included:

  • Professor Jouko Niinimäki, University Rector
  • Professor Arto Maaninen, Vice Rector for Cooperation Affairs
  • Professor Simo Saarakkala, Head of Health Sciences and Technology Research Unit and Scientific Director of Infotech Centre for Multidisciplinary Research
  • Professor Mahesh Somani, Materials Engineering
  • Professor Katja Nieminen, Head of International Affairs

The delegation visit included a committee room meeting with Prof. U.P. Singh (Deputy Director, IIT Roorkee), Prof. V.C. Srivastava (Dean, IR), Prof. N.K. Navani (Dean, Academic Affairs), Prof. S. Gangopadhyay (Head, CSE Dept.), Prof. Nagendra Pathak (Head, E&CE Dept.), Prof. Andallib Tariq (Head, MIED), Prof. Vimal Kumar (Chemical Engg. Dept.).

During the discussion, it was decided that the prospective collaboration would be initiated by signing a MoU. Once the broader (generic) MoU is signed, specific programs like student exchange, faculty exchange, and joint degree programs between the institutes will be considered and executed.