Chennai, June 16, 2015: IIT-Madras has signed an agreement with two Russian Universities towards exchange of students and faculty and to undertake joint research in disciplines of mutual interest.
"Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has signed MoUs with National Research Tomsk State University, Tomsk and Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg", a statement said.
The agreements address various aspects of collaboration between the institutions including exchange of students, faculty, joint workshops and joint research in disciplines of mutual interest, it said.
IIT-Madras, Director, Baskar Ramamurthi said, "I am sure our collaborative efforts will lead to innovative and impactful work."
IIT-M Dean, International and Alumni relations, R Nagarajan said, "We will explore large-scale collaborations with the support of industry, as well as governmental funding agencies.."