CHENNAI: Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM Kancheepuram) has partnered with Japanese Universities and Industries to enhance the quality of education and research. In continuation of this partnership, professor Gnanamoorthy delivered an plenary lecture on ‘Higher Technical Education for Next Generation’ in an International Conference on Scientific Education (GIGAKU) in Japan recently.
The institute is in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with M/s Hitachi Automotive Systems Japan in the areas of automotive components design and manufacturing. As part of the MoU, UG and PG students have undergone a long-term internship offer at Hitachi Japan, getting exposed to the cutting edge technologies in the area of automotive design and manufacture. The institute is presently also in an understanding with Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan. The interaction envisages the initiation of joint PG level programmes in design and manufacturing, as part of which students would be able to undertake courses and projects in areas of interest to the both the institutes. Two students of the institute have benefitted from this MoU and pursued their internships at Japan.IIITDM Kancheepuram will also train Japanese students in the areas of expertise as apart of agreement and a few students from Nagaoka University of Technology shall be visiting the institute tentatively in September as part of the reverse student exchange programme.