The National Institute of Technology-Karnataka (India) has signed two MoUs with IBM for research and academic collaboration. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The computer-engineering department of NITK and IBM, Bangalore has initiated the two MoUs. Under the first MoU, NITK, IBM's Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) will develop technologies and capabilities of common interest and engage in collaborative research. IBM will support NITK students and faculty to do their research in the areas of automatic computing, grid computing, deep computing, life sciences, databases and web services. Under the second MoU's, corporate and institution will work together to create an 'IBM Open Power Systems Laboratory' for students and faculty of NITK.