A virtual meeting between the International Relations Office of KTH and IITR was held on Oct 22, 2021, to discuss the proposal of the Joint Doctoral Degree Program (JDDP) and ways to strengthen collaborations further.
Prof. P. Arumugam, Dean IR, initiated the conversation by discussing collaborative milestones between IITR and KTH and proposed different ways to promote collaborations further. Prof. Rajeev Thottappillil from KTH, explained in detail the limitations regarding the proposed JDDP, whereas Mr. Jairam V. Sujaya updated about student exchange programmes and effect on student mobility due to epidemic situation. Dr. Himadri Phukan, Dr. Shantanu Wahal, and Dr. Ravikant Ranjan provided valuable inputs to enhance the cooperation between faculty members of KTH and IITR. The meeting was concluded with a positive resolution to implement innovative efforts to promote student mobility and research collaborations.