The MOU with IASST (Dated - 7th May 2016) :
Assam down town University (AdtU) signed an Memorandum of Understanding with Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology (IASST) on 7th May, 2016 for Research & Development collaboration.
MOU signed between Assam down town University & Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) autonomous R&D institute ,Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India
Assam down town University signed an Memorandum of Understanding on 7th May, 2016 in an auspicious function held at the Auditorium of Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology, an autonomous institute under Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India at Vigyan Path, Paschim Boragaon, Garchuk, Guwahati – 781035. The MoU was signed by Dr. N.N. Dutta (Chancellor) from AdtU side and Dr. N.C. Talukdar (Director) from IASST, Guwahati. The MoU signing ceremony was started with a warm welcome address by Dr. N.C. Talukdar (Director, IASST) who also presented an overview of the research activities undertaken at IASST. At the same function along with Assam down town University, MoU were also signed with Drug Discovery Research Center, New Delhi, Cotton College State University and Revelations Biotech Private Limited, Hyderabad. The Heads of the respective institutions/ Universities gave a brief speech about the activities at their respective institutes. Dr. B.G. Unni (Director Research, AdtU) gave away brief appraisal about the overview of the research activities undertaken by the University, future programmes and also spoke about the scope of MoU with the Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology with Assam down town University for the days to come. Apart from Dr. N.N. Dutta (Chancellor), Dr. R.C. Deka (Vice Chancellor), Prof. Bandana Dutta (Dean of studies) from Assam down town University were present in the event. The main purpose of this MoU is to create a framework for such a platform of collaborations with specific objectives such as to establish close linkage and functional coordination between AdtU & IASST for facilitating joint collaborative research work between students and faculties , registration of research scholar of IASST in AdtU as per the University’s rules and regulation, to consider the qualified IASST Professionals/ Scientists as accredited instructors/ guides for teaching, research programmes and vice versa and to facilitate creation/ development of new experimental and research/ training facilities through mutual cooperation and exchange of experts between IASST and AdtU.. The time period of the MoU shall be effective for a period of 5 years commencing from the date of signing of this MoU and its continuance will be subject to review of expiry of agreed period of 5 years. This collaboration will also enhance the individual growth of scientific capabilities of these two institutes contributing a lot to the overall growth of this region.
MOU with R&D Organizations :
To strengthen the research activities further, the University has already got a significant breakthrough by having MOU with some of the pioneer institutions :
- North-East Institute of Science & Technology-(NEIST) CSIR (Department of Science & Technology Govt of India) Jorhat, Assam
- Gauhati Biotech Park, (Incubation Center (GBPIC) in the temporary premises of the park at IIT Guwahati campus through a joint initiative of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, the Government of Assam, and the IIT Guwahati ) IIT Campus ,Gauhati Assam
- Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute (an Autonomous Body funded by the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, the North Eastern Council, Govt. of India and the Govt. of Assam) , Gauhati. Assam
- Tribuvan University, Nepal
- Council for Technical Education & Vocartional Training ( CTEVT) Nepal
- Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology, Assam (under Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India)
Deputation to CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat: - Students from Department of MLT were deputed to CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat under Summer Training Program from May – July 2016. The students need not pay fees during the training period and will be working under Senior Scientists. They have to prepare a detail project report after the training
Meeting organized at Dr.B Baruah cancer institute to formulate a network projects on cancer biology :
Invited to attend a pre – brainstorming meeting on Cancer research was held on 25th May on Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute to discuss the organization of brainstorming on Cancer Biology with the leading clinicians and basic scientists of North East region for a joint collaborative project proposal.
Doctoral Advisory committee meeting as a part of the Ph.D programme at CSIR NEIST-Jorhat
Invited to attend the Doctoral Advisory Committee meeting to assess the Ph.D work of the following students namely Ms. Sebrin Jahen Islam and Ms. Kabita Gogoi on 6th October, 2016 at CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat.
Gust lecture for the MD/MS students at a National workshop at Dr.BBCI
Invited by Director, Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute to deliver a guest lecture on research methodology for their post graduate fellowship programme – 2 years for Medical professionalsheld on 27th September, 2016.
Mr.Dibya Jyoti Ozah from CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat received Ph.D Degree from University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya under the guidance of Dr. B G Unni.