The Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Navy have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on aviation research and development, and ramp up self-reliance efforts for the Indian Navy, in line with the goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat.The MoU provides a formal basis for the Indian Navy to interact with relevant faculty members at IISc and will promote joint research programmes in areas of mutual interest.
The Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Navy have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on aviation research and development, and ramp up self-reliance efforts for the Indian Navy, in line with the goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
The MoU was signed by Captain Sridhar Warrier, Registrar, IISc and Captain P Vinayagam, Capt (APP), Indian Navy, signed the MoU in the presence of senior members of the Navy including Rear Admiral Deepak Bansal, VSM, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air Materiel), and Commodore Raja Vinod, Commodore Superintendent, Naval Aircraft Yard (NAY), Goa, apart from other senior officers from the Indian Navy. Also present on occasion were Chairs of several departments in the Division of Mechanical Sciences, and the Office of Research Grants at IISc.
The areas of collaboration will fall under the aerospace/aeronautical engineering domain, including design and education technology. Specialisations include propulsion and propulsion systems, steel technology, metallurgy and material sciences, and corrosion science; systems and controls, instrumentation and sensors; environmental science and engineering, energy science and engineering; management (technical and logistics), industrial engineering and operational research, nanotechnology and mems (micro electro mechanical systems), artificial intelligence, data analytics, and machine learning.
“It is a privilege for us to collaborate with the Indian Navy in these important areas of mutual interest. We look forward to the many exciting research and development outcomes that will emerge from this partnership,” said Captain Warrier.
India Science Wire