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Memorandum of Understanding with Boston College, England

IIT Bombay signed a Memorandum of understanding with Boston College on 04/8/2017.  In order to promote co-operation the two institutions agree to encourage direct contact and mutually beneficial cooperation between their respective faculty, research institutes, departments and administrative staff.

The parties agree to work together in exploring the following areas of potential collaboration between the two Institutions:

  • Collaborate on research design and proposals which would expand research on implementation of clean renewable energy to improve socioeconomic, health, and environmental outcomes in impoverished areas of rural India
  • Jointly develop and implement new and ongoing projects of mutual interest to BC & IITB
  • Engage relevant schools and departments across BC and IITB to leverage expertise in methodologies of mutual interest including community based system dynamics, GIS, social network analysis, agent based modeling, and supply chain management
  • Pursue joint publication of new and ongoing projects to disseminate evidence
  • Provide coursework or field training grounded in the context of our joint projects for BC and IITB students

Boston College, the first institution of higher education to operate in the city of Boston, is today among the nation’s foremost universities, a leader in the liberal arts, scientific inquiry, and student formation. Boston College was founded in 1863 by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) to educate Boston’s predominantly Irish, Catholic immigrant community.