UMP signed MoU with Rajarshi Shahu College of Engineering
Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) and JSPM’s Rajarshi Shahu College of Engineering from Pune, India (JSPM’s RSCOE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that would enhance bilateral ties between the two institutes of higher learning.
The MoU would pave the way for collaborations in mobility, exchange of student and teaching programmes, research works, appointment of visiting professors and other forms of cooperation.
The MoU was signed at the Banquet Hall, UMP Gambang Campus on June 27, 2019.
UMP was represented by its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ir. Dr. Wan Azhar Wan Yusof and JSPM’s RSCOE by its Planning and Development Director, Professor Dr. Ravi Joshi.
Also present were Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Professor Dr. Kamal Zuhairi Zamli, Professor Dr. Rizalman Mamat from Faculty of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (FKMP), JSPM’s RSCOE Dean of Student Development and Industrial Relation Professor Santosh Borde and JSPM’s RSCOE Dean of International Relation, Professor Dr. Sachin Shendokar.
According to Professor Ir. Dr. Wan Azhar, 15 undergraduates would be involved in the mobility programme at the university’s Faculty of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (FKMP).
He said human capital development was important throughout the five-year collaboration with JSPM’s RSCOE.
“We will also focus on working together in publication, organising of seminars, development and professional leadership programmes and in other forms of joint cooperation of mutual benefits,” he added.
Professor Dr. Ravi Joshi also presented appointment letters as visiting professors to three UMP lecturers – FKMP Deputy Dean of Academics, Associate Professor Ir. Haji Nik Mohd Zuki Nik Mohamed, Associate Professor Dr. Kumaran Kadirgama and Dr. Mahendran Samykano.
They are appointed as visiting professors for JSPM’s RSCOE and will be sharing their expertise in the engineering field.