MOU Signed Between MIT-WPU and ARAI, Pune for Research Collaborations
A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) and The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), Pune for research collaboration on July 4, 2020 under the august presence and leadership of Prof. P.B.Joshi, Founder & Joint Managing Trustee, MAEER.
Dr. N.T.Rao, Vice-Chancellor, MIT-WPU signed the MOU on behalf of MIT-WPU and by Mr. Neelkanth Marathe, Director, ARAI on behalf of ARAI. Dr. Prasad D. Khandekar, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, MIT-WPU and Dr. K. C. Vora, Sr. Dy. Director & Head, ARAI Academy ARAI too are the signatories on behalf of their respective organisations.
Dr. Prasad D. Khandekar and Dr. K. C. Vora have been designated as Program Directors for this collaboration, and both of them will be jointly coordinating the cooperative programs between the both parties.
This milestone collaboration was formalized in the presence of Mr. Pravin Patil, CEO CIAP, MITWPU , Dr. Prashant Dave, Registrar MITWPU, Dr. Bharat Chowdhari, HOS Electrical Engineering, Dr. Anil Hiwale, Associate Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Dr. Krishna Warhade, Dean RDIC, Faculty of Engineering and Technology MITWPU.
Dr. Mohan Uchgaonkar, Dr. Sanjay Patil, Mr. Hirak Gayan from ARAI and few senior faculty members including Dr. Rashmi Phalnikar, Dr. Kishanprasad Gunale, Prof. Heramb Phadake, and Prof. Gaurav Narkhede were present during the signing.
This research collaboration will enable conducting Joint Ph.D program in which research facilities of both the organization will be utilized.