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Virginia Tech sets up Research and  Learning Centre at IIT M Research Park

Virginia Tech sets up Research and Learning Centre at IIT M Research Park

A collaborative research and learning centre has been set up at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras Research Park by leading  tier-one research institute Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Virginia Tech) headquartered in the United States of America.

Speaking to the press, Cyril Clark ,Executive Vice President, Virginia Tech University said that Virginia Tech University is not only doing education but also doing high quality research. He mentioned that we have tied up with IIT Madras as this international university needs quality alliances in the right places.

Collaboration with Madras

Professor Vishwanath Venkatesh,  Verizon Chair of Business Information Technology Director.said that Virginia Tech University, USA, with its 150-year heritage, is one of the top 20 research institutes in the world, has moved its research center to IIT in Asia. He said that it has started in collaboration with Madras. Through this, the United States and India should jointly carry out researches needed by the world on various platforms, he said.

IIT Madras Research Park India’s first university-based research park, IIT Madras Research. Five individual towers interconnected by skywalks situated on 11.42 acres, provide over 1.2 million square feet of workspace with several formal, informal, theme-based meeting and networking lounges. Aptly named, the Industry-Academia Bridge links IITMRP to IIT Madras – a globally renowned Technology Institute.