One of Australia’s top expert and researcher in advanced manufacturing is currently travelling to India and he is here to look at possible collaboration that can happen between both the countries.
Australia’s High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu, has welcomed the visit, which began on May 30, by Professor Peter Hodgson, Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research, Deakin University. The professor will be in India till June 17.
“The visit offers an opportunity for both Australia and India to work together in developing newer and innovative technology for manufacturing. As the Indian government and industry implement Prime Minister Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign, the need for a globally competitive manufacturing and research and development sector is greater than ever,” the High Commissioner told ANI.
The professor has a busy schedule in the country and he will give a plenary address at the International Conference on Advanced Materials and Applications hosted by the Businayana Mukundadas Sreenivasaiah College of Engineering at Bangalore.
The visit is taking place under the Australia India Education Council’s (AIEC) Eminent Researcher Lecture Programme.
India has been looking at improving the quality of manufacturing which would in turn enhance the productivity of a manufacturing unit.
By Atanu Kumar Das