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IIT KGP, Norwegian varsity ink MoU

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The IIT and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have signed an MoU to facilitate cooperation in research and education between the two institutes, an IIT statement said on Friday.

NTNU is an expert in Hydro Power, Ocean Modelling, and which will be key areas of focus under this MoU.

IIT has three departments and centers working in these areas -- the Department of Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture, the Center for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Science and the with its core areas in Hydrodynamics, Coastal, Marine and Hydraulic Engineering and Wave Modelling, IIT Prof said.

Both IIT KGP and NTNU have trans-disciplinary academic and research programs encompassing science and technology, medicine, social sciences to arts and fine arts and more areas of common interest will be explored in future.

Prof Bhattacharyya, and NTNU Rector Dr signed the MoU in on October 11. Nils Ragnar Kamsvg, of to India, was present on this occasion.

Following the meeting of the Prime Ministers of and in April this year, the has been seeking to engage with top educational institutions in India, the statement said.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 20:35 IST