Chitkara University inks MoU with NEC Corporation India to revolutionize learning in the field of AI/ML
Chitkara University has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) with NEC Corporation India Pvt Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, to collaborate on the development of a comprehensive academic program for aspiring students to receive hands-on training supported by leading research infrastructure in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (Al), Machine Learning and High-Performance Computing (HPC).
Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro-Chancellor, Chitkara University, said, “The realm of Technical Education is one which has been evolving constantly and at great speed. This MoU will enable and equip young graduates with analytical capabilities including the use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning that will help unlock the benefits of digitalization and innovation. We aim to unlock a blended education experience that will help young graduates be in sync with technology changes and hone the skills they will need to succeed in a modern workplace.”
On that note, NEC India strives to build state-of-the-art solutions focused on overcoming complex business challenges, and above all, believes in sharing its domain knowledge, skills and expertise with future generations.
Mr. Deepak Jha, General Manager & Head, Artificial Intelligence Platform, NEC Corporation India Pvt Ltd. shared on how AI/ML and HPC will be the drivers of technology and social changes in upcoming years, while also mentioning that this joint program is focused on creating industry-ready professionals.
As a part of this agreement, NEC India will also provide a vector engine system, the SX- Aurora TSUBASA, to the university. With the establishment of the lab, NEC aims to equip Chitkara University with the technology infrastructure required for the complete course, hands-on training, and other job-oriented research facilities.