Melbourne, Australia, February 17, 2015 — Deakin University School of Engineering, a leading Australian university, and Cyient Ltd., a global provider of engineering, data analytics, networks and operations solutions, announced their collaboration on February 10th 2015by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for joint research on medical additive manufacturing.
The was signed by Professor Guy Littlefair, Head of School of Engineering, and Mr. Sanjay Krishnaa, Senior Vice President and APAC Head of Cyient. It is intended that the relationship between Cyient and Deakin University shall commence as a transactional collaboration and the parties may explore opportunities to subsequently advance into a model where Cyient will evolve as a major industry partner for Deakin University. Both parties have agreed to undertake the following activities during the term of this MoU:
The partnership with Deakin University School of Engineering is aligned with Cyient’s strong focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), and opens up immense possibilities for creating value together.
“The MoU with Deakin is Cyient’s first with an Australian university, and expands the company’s current collaborations with a number of leading universities in India. This alliance is a major milestone for Cyient and Deakin University in taking our relationship to the next level. We look forward to working with Deakin in further developing advanced manufacturing and medical sciences engineering in Australia”, said Mr. Sanjay Krishnaa.
“Deakin has a long and proud history with India and over the past two decades we have committed over AUD$10 million to research initiatives in the country, with 20 strategic academic partners, 20 research partners and 15 corporate partnerships”, said Professor Littlefair.
“We have strong roots in India and we are proud that Cyient, a leading engineering and network solutions company, has chosen us as its first Australian university to work with.
“This is symbolic of the strong links we have in the rapidly-growing power that is India, and of the support we can in turn provide to Indian corporations in forging links here”, added Professor Littlefair.
Cyient is a global provider of engineering, data analytics, networks and operations solutions. We collaborate with our clients to achieve more and shape a better tomorrow.
With decades of experience, Cyient is well positioned to provide solutions that include product development, life-cycle support, process, network engineering, data transformation and analytics. We have expertise in the aerospace, consumer, energy, medical, oil and gas, mining, heavy equipment, semiconductor, rail transportation, telecom and utilities industries.
Strong capabilities combined with a global network of more than 13,000 associates across 38 global locations enable us to deliver measurable and substantial benefits to major organizations worldwide.
About Deakin University
Deakin University is Australia’s eighth largest university and has been awarded a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation, recognising it is world-class in a broad range of areas, has cutting-edge facilities and is internationally renowned for its research and teaching. Deakin is in the top 50 of the QS ranking of the world’s universities under 50 years.
Deakin is now in the top 3% of the world’s universities in each of the three major international rankings including the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings.
In the 2014 Victorian International Education Awards, Deakin received the Premier’s Award for International Education Provider of the Year. It also received Awards for Excellence in Education (University) and Excellence in International Education (Student Employability and Careers).
There are now 50,649 students studying at Deakin, including more than 8,000 international students from 127 countries, with more than 1,100 from India.
Deakin has a long and proud history with India and over the past two decades we have committed over AUD$10 million to research initiatives in the country, with 20 strategic academic partners, 20 research partners and 15 corporate partnerships.