The Delhi Technological University (DTU) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a network of seven engineering institutions in France, The Groupe Des Ecoles Des Mines (GEM), to foster collaboration, provide opportunity for global experience and facilitate advancement of knowledge in the field of engineering. The MoU was signed on Thursday between Prof. P.B. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, DTU and Prof. Jacques Schwartzentruber, Head of International Relations, GEM at the DTU campus. Under the MoU, academic representatives from other institution will be invited to participate in symposia, conferences, short courses and meetings on research issues.
Faculty and staff of the partner institution will also be invited to participate in a variety of teaching and/ or research activities and professional development programs. The two institutions have also agreed to exchange information pertaining to developments in teaching and students' development and cooperate in joint research programs in areas of mutual interest. GEM institutions offer academic and research programs in almost all engineering disciplines and function in close coordination with the industry. The MoU was signed in the presence of Mr. Michel Pavageau, Associate Professor, Department of Energetics and Environmental Engineering, Ecole Des Mines De Nantes and Prof. R. K. Sinha, Dean, Industrial Relations & Research Development, DTU.