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ABB India and NITTTR set up Simulation Center of Excellence in Chandigarh

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ABB India has set up the first of its kind multi-physics Simulation Center of Excellence (SCoE) in the country that will enhance skill development for critical electro-mechanical equipment design and manufacturing, catalyzing make in India for the students and the faculty members of the institute.

ABB signed the MoU with National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTTR), a flagship institute under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development and one of the initial four institutes, set up in the country to realize the need for training better quality technical manpower to meet the large-scale industrialization of the country. The funding for the project is part of ABB India's CSR initiative.

The Simulation Centre of Excellence has added another feather in the cap of educational hub of Chandigarh and Mohali, having institutes of repute ranging from business schools to state of the art research institutions.

Chandigarh and its adjoining areas have also become a sought-after destination also for outsourcing industries.

Students from electrical and mechanical engineering department of the institute have been working with ABB on online remote condition monitoring of motors and issues of motor casings. Though the SCoE was established with focus on electromechanical systems, the high-performance computing feature of workstations in SCoE has also been used by students of Computer Science Department of NITTTR for their post graduate thesis work in the domain of Machine Learning.

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First Published: Wed, September 11 2019. 12:26 IST
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