AMU students participate in international energy summit in Norway

27 Jun

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Aligarh: Four students of the Aligarh Muslim University participated in the ‘International Student Energy Summit (ISES) 2013’ held at Trondheim, Norway. Syed Raza Quadri, Mohammad Atif Aleem, Omar Bashir Wani and Fahad Zeeshan Khan from Z.H. College of Engineering and Technology actively participated in the Conference.

Omar Bashir Wani participated in ‘Energy for All session’ while Mohammad Atif Aleem was shortlisted amongst 30 students from all parts of the world to participate in the Statkraft Case Competition where he prepared a case for UK’s Energy Scenario in the next 50 years and secured a place among top 6.

Mr. Omar Basheer Wani at Energy for All Summit in Norway

Fahad Zeeshan Khan and Mohammad Atif Aleem also won the Lomborg Delegate Pass, which was funded by Prof. Bjørn Lomborg, who is the director of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre and a former director of the Environmental Assessment Institute in Copenhagen.

The AMU students met various erudite professors, company representatives and diverse student community from across the globe and discussed various aspects of Renewable Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change.

via AMU students participate in international energy summit in Norway | TwoCircles.net.

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Aligarh Muslim University teams up with Ohio varsity (U.S.A.) to launch centre for science research – Indian Express

27 Jun

The US-based Ohio State University (OSU), in partnership with the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU),  is going to launch a pilot programme for education and research in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

The programme will be implemented by both the institutions to build a STEM-Education and Research (STEM-ER) Centre at AMU. Professor Anil Pradhan of Department of Astronomy at Ohio State and a Co-director at Aligarh Muslim University will lead the project.

AMU teams up with Ohio varsity to launch centre for science research - Indian Express

via AMU teams up with Ohio varsity to launch centre for science research – Indian Express.

US, India announce Obama-Singh awards – The Times of India

25 Jun

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama announced the Obama-Singh Initiative in November 2009 as an affirmation of their commitment to building an enhanced India-U.S. partnership in education. Each government pledged $5 million for this endeavor, for a total of $10 million.

US-led partnerships:

1. Harvard School of Public Health

Project Title: Harvard-India Nutrition Initiative

Partner Institution: St. Johns Research Institute, Bangalore

2. Ohio State University

Project Title: The STEM Faculty Project: Training the Next Generation of STEM Faculty at Higher Education Institutions in India

Partner Institution: Aligarh Muslim University

3. University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Project Title: Inclusive Universities: Linking Diversity, Equity and Excellence for the 21st Century

Partner Institution: University of Pune

4. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Project Title: Partnering for Success: Advancing Sustainability Research and Education in India

Partner Institution: Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

 

 

ye meraa chaman hai meraa chaman, maiN apne chaman ka bulbul huuN

is bazm meN teGheN khenchiiN haiN, is bazm meN saGhar toRe haiN
is bazm meN aanKh bichaa’ii hai, is bazm meN dil tak joRe haiN
har shaam hai shaam-e-Misr yahaaN, har shab hai shab-e-Sheeraz yahaaN
hai saare jahaaN kaa soz yahaaN aur saare jahaaN kaa saaz yahaaN
zarraat kaa bosaa lene ko, sau baar jhukaa aakaash yahaaN
Khud aankh se ham ne dekhii hai, baatil kii shikast-e-faash yahaaN

ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY

via US, India announce Obama-Singh awards – The Times of India.

Ohio State University coming together with Aligarh Muslim University to train the next generation of STEM faculty at higher education institutions in India.

25 Jun

In the second round of the Obama(U.S.A.) – Singh (INDIA)  21st Century Knowledge Initiative awards, eight Indian institutes will partner with American counterparts to further research in various areas. The awards are instituted bilaterally by India and the United States to strengthen collaboration and build partnerships between American and Indian institutions of higher education.

Each project gets an award of approximately $250,000 that can be utilized over a three year period. Besides the obvious objectives, one of the aims of the award is to help develop junior faculty at the collaborating institutions. That is something that Indian institutes would truly benefit from.

Among partnerships that U.S.-based institutions will lead are:

1. Harvard School of Public Health collaborating with St. Johns Research Institute, Bangalore on a nutrition initiative.

2. Ohio State University coming together with Aligarh Muslim University to train the next generation of STEM faculty at higher education institutions in India.

3. University of Massachusetts, Amherst joining hands with University of Pune on a project to titled “Inclusive Universities: Linking Diversity, Equity and Excellence for the 21st Century”.

4. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill collaborating with Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore to research advancing sustainability research and education in India.

ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY

via Indo-US collaborative awards : Indigenus.

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