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September 2018

  • 4 membered delegation, led by Dr. Takahashi, President of Niigata University, Japan for MoU signing on 3rd September, 2018
  • Senior visiting faculties from Adis Adaba University, Ethiopia on 4th September, 2018
  • 10 membered team of Sony Tokyo R & D Executives, led by Mr. Keiichiro Shimada, Senior Vice President, In charge of Next Generation Technology Relationship, R&D Center, Sony Corporation on 18th September, 2018
  • Bilateral exploratory workshop between IISc and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where 14-membered academic team of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, led by Prof. B. V. R. Chowdari, Senior Executive Director, President's Office visited IISc on 19th September, 2018
  • 5-membered delegation, led by Hon. Linda Dessau AC, the Governor of Victoria state, Australia on 25th September, 2018
  • Prof. Rajesh N. Davé, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director, New Jersey Center for Engineered Particulates (NJCEP) Executive Editor, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA on 28th September, 2018
  • Prof. Christian Ritz, Associate Dean International - Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences and Mr. Saravanan Nagarathinam, International Manager, Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences, Wollongong University, Australia on 28th September, 2018

August 2018

  • Prof. Jainendra K. Jain, Penn State University, USA on 6th August, 2018
  • 3 membered team of Iranian delegation, led by Prof. Hamid Reza Taghi Rad, Vice Chancellor for Global Strategies & International Affairs and Director of Advanced Robotics and Automated System on 16th August, 2018
  • Ms. Priyanka Vaidyanath, Business Development Manager – Chennai Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) on 20th August, 2018
  • Prof. Chandra Bhat, University of Texas, Austin and Prof. William Lam, Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 21st August, 2018
  • Ms. Annie Helen Santhana Regional Director - Education State Government of Victoria, Australia on 22nd August, 2018
  • Ms. Dana Kursh, Consul General of Israel to South India and Mr. Ariel Seidman, Deputy Consul General on 22nd August, 2018
  • 4-membered delegation from NCTU, Taiwan and a 3 membered delegation from NCKU-Medical Centre, Taiwan on 27th August, 2018
  • Mr. Yuta Suzuki, CEO, COMP Inc. Mr. Takahiro Hagino, CTO, COMP Inc. Mr. Hiroyuki Arai, Managing Partner, Chigasaki Ventures, LLC. Mr. Keichi Toyoda, CEO, Spice Up Co.Ltd. Mr. Koichi Matsudaira, Member of the House of Representatives on 31st August, 2018

July 2018

  • 5 membered delegation, led by Dr. Shigery Kohno, President of Nagasaki University, Japan visited on 25th July, 2018 for MoU signing
  • Orientation program for newly joined Full-time international students on 30th July 2018

June 2018

  • IISc Director's delegation visited Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore to sign our “Memorandum of Agreement” with NTU and “Sponsorship Agreement” with Mr. S Gopalakrishnan, in front of the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi on 1st June, 2018
  • 7-membered delegation, representing the French government and CNRS, led by Mr. Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France in India on 7th June, 2018
  • Prof. Isao Shimokawa, Vice President, Research and International Affairs and Prof. Daisuke Matsushima, Nagasaki University, Japan on 7th June, 2018
  • A discussion meeting of Bangalore-based Royal Society Fellows with Mr. Dominic McAllister, British Deputy High Commissioner, discussion on 13th June, 2018
  • 6-membered delegation from China University of Geosciences, Beijing, led by their president, Prof. Jun Deng on 18th June, 2018

May 2018

  • Prof. Marco Bihelli, Professor of the Department of Management at University of Bologna, Italy on 1st May, 2018;
  • 2-membered delegation, representing both the Spanish Government and the University of Barcelona, led by Mr. Javier Menéndez, Education Technical Attaché of the Spanish Embassy in India on 3rd May 2018
  • A group of students, led by Prof. Sree N. Sreenath from Case Western Reserve University visit to the departments of High Voltage Engineering, Electrical Communication Engineering, Centre for Nano Science and Engineering, and supercomputer lab facilities on 18th May, 2018 as a part of their exploratory educational visit to India
  • IISc Director's delegation visited Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brandeis University to explore/expand our joint cooperation in research and education on 23-25 May, 2018

April 2018

  • Professor Idris Isa Funtua, the Vice Chancellor of Umaru Musa Yar’adua and Dr. Abdullahi A. Mat, the Director of the Centre for Renewable Energy Research on 4th April, 2018
  • 8-membered academic cum administrative delegation from Australian National University, included the Directors of their 4 schools on 10th April, 2018
  • Dr. Siraye E. Debebe, Director of Center of Excellence of Nanotechnology at Addis Abeba Science and Technology University, Ethiopia on 25th April 2018
  • 3-membered delegation, led by Prof. John Bell, Head of School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering at Queensland University of Technology, Australia on 26th April, 2018

March 2018

  • Prof. Joseph Incandela, Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA on 1st March, 2018 
  • Mr. Yukihiko Kazao, Director General, STS Forum (NPO) and Mr. Shuichi Fukuda , Secretary to the Chairman, STS Forum on 2nd March 2018
  • Dr. Hemanth Noothalapati, Shimane University, on 2nd March, 2018
  • Prof. Jones, University of Lorraine, France on 6th March, 2018
  • Prof. Keitaro Nakatani, Vice President for Research, École normalesupérieure Paris-Saclay and Prof. Claire Lartique, Vice President for Education, Université Paris-Saclay, France and a team on 8th March, 2018
  • Prof. Dominique Vidal, the French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, and a 15 membered delegation from French Universities on 12th March, 2018
  • Prof. Philippe Mauguin, President, INRA, France and a team on 14th March, 2018
  • Ms. Dana Kursh, New Consulate General of Israel on 21st March, 2018
  • Ms. Malini Sridhar, Accounts Executive, Indo-Korea Science Technology Centre, Bangalore on 22nd March, 2018.
  • Dr. Hilary Lynch, RDO, Brunel University, London on 28th March, 2018
  • IISc delegation visit to Bangladesh: Two of the IISc GATE teams visited 3 universities in Bangladesh during their visit for conducting the ‘GATE Overseas examination’ in Dhaka. The visits included University of Dhaka, American International University of Bangladesh and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.

February 2018

  • Prof. Kevin Hall, Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor, The University of Newcastle, Australia and Prof Ajayan Vinu on 14th February, 2018
  • Lecture by Prof. Monica Grady, Open University, U.K in the Centre for Earth Sciences on 14th February, 2018
  • Prof. Kumble R. Subbaswamy, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Amherst and a team on 17th February 2018
  • Lecture by Prof. Venkat Sastry, Open University, UK in the Computer Science and Automation on 21st February, 2018
  • An academic team from Borealis Al delegation, Canada on 23rd February, 2018
  • Talk by Mr. Jeff Wachtel, Stanford University in the Department of Undergraduate programme and an interactive session with students on 27th February, 2018
  • Prof. John Schmitz, Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science and a team, Technical University of Delft University, Netherlands on 28th February, 2018.

January 2018

  • Talk by Prof. S Shivendu from University of South Florida at Management Studies on January 5, 2018
  • India-Purdue Lecture Series in honor of Prof. CNR Rao by Prof. Phillip Low on January 8, 2018
  • IISc visit of the President of University of Côte d’Azur and 12-membered team on January 15, 2018
  • IISc visit of Prof. Evans, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, International, University of Melbourne on January 19, 2018
  • IISc visit of Prof. Irit Sagi, Dean of Feinberg Graduate School at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel on January 22, 2018
  • IISc Visit of University of Melbourne Dean-Science and a team on January 30, 2018
  • IISc Visit of CNRS Deputy Scientific Director, Jean-Stéphane Dhersin on January 31, 2018

December 2017

  • IISc Visit of an academic delegation from Kyoto University, Japan (December 4, 2017)

November 2017

  • IISc Visit of SUNY, Buffalo delegation (November 3, 2017)
  • OIR meeting with Prof. Juergen Kreft, University of Wuerzberg (November 13, 2017)
  • OIR meeting with Columbia Global Center, Mumbai Senior program officer (November 14, 2017)
  • OIR meeting with International Officer-Asia, Technical University of Munich (November 15, 2017)
  • IISc Visit of Prof. Haiwon Lee, the president, Asian research Network, Korea and our MoU signing ceremony (November 16, 2017)
  • IISc Visit of Thales delegation to CeNSE facility (November 17, 2017)
  • OIR Meeting with International office, Politecnico di Torino, Italy (November 28, 2017)

October 2017

  • IISc Visit of Prof. Bhekie Mamba, Dean, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, University of South Africa (October 11, 2017)
  • IISc Visit of Mr. M Mouline (DG, Royal Institute for Strategic Studies, Morocco) (October 16, 2017)
  • IISc Visit by Thales HR Directors (October 26, 2017)
  • IISc Visit of Prof. Heermann, Vice President, Heidelberg University, Germany (October 30, 2017)

September 2017

  • India-Australia Educational Meet 2017 (September 1, 2017)
  • IISc-Dutch joint workshop in Climate Science (September 18, 2017)
  • IISc visit of Vice Pro-vost University College London (September 21, 2017)

August 2017

  • Meeting with the Airbus foundation representative from Germany (August 1, 2017)
  • IISc Visit of JIT, JU delegation and MoU signing (August 2, 2017)
  • Meeting with Gary Sussman, Tel Aviv University (August 18, 2017)
  • Meeting with New Innovation Counsellor, Holland Innovation Network, Delhi (August 21, 2017)
  • IISc visit of Thales executive team (August 28, 2017)

July 2017

  • IISc visit of Prof. Kini, National University of Singapore (July 4, 2017)
  • Visit of Netherlands Space Office delegates (July 12, 2017)
  • Visit of the delegation from University of Melbourne (July 14, 2017)
  • Visit of Prof. M Santosh, Foreign expert at China University of Geosciences,Beijing to meet the IISc Director (July 26, 2017)
  • Meeting with Larvol Group CEO, Mr. Bruno Larvol (July 28, 2017)
  • Orientation Day 2017: A Warm Welcome to Our International Students (July 31, 2017)
  • IISc Visit by University of Auckland delegation (July 31, 2017)

June 2017

  • Visit of ANU delegation, MoU signing and CV Raman lecture by Nobel Laureate and ANU Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Brian Schmidt (June 2, 2017)

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  • Professor Prof. Brian Schmidt, Winner of 2011 Noble Prize in Physics & Vice Chancellor, Australian National University, delivers the "Sir CV Raman Lecture" on "THE ACCELERATING UNIVERSE" on Friday, 2nd June 2017 in the Faculty Hall, 1st Floor, IISc Main Building at 12.00 to 1 pm

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May 2017

  • IISc visit of BiT-BDU delegation for MoU signing (02-05-2017)

  • IISc tour of a team of students from Case-western Reserve University (19-05-2017)

April 2017

  • IISC visit of Imperial College London president and team (12-04-2017)
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  • IISc delegation to Europe (TU Delft, EPFL and CERN): 23-28-04-2017
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  • IISc visit of University of South Florida Vice-president (27-04-2017)

March 2017

  • Interviews and final selection for IISc's Full-time International programmes 2017

  • Web based discussion meeting with University of Westminster on March 10, 2017

  • Meeting with the President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and a team on March 10, 2017

  • Visit of CNRS Institute for Engineering and Systems Sciences delegation on March 23-24, 2017

  • Meeting with Dean-International, Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne on March 27, 2017

  • Visit of Vice President of Tel Aviv University on March 27, 2017

February 2017

  • 13-membered senior journalists/editors from China on familiarization visit on 17th February 2017.

  • Renewal of International Cooperation agreement between Indian Institute of Science and Queensland University of Technology, Australia: Signed on February 14, 2017.

  • An academic delegation from various universities of Iran on 10th February 2017.

  • Prof Kiaran Kirk, Dean, College of Medicine, Biology & Environment, Australian National University, Australia on 3rd February 2017.

  • A team of academic and administrative officials from University of Twente on 2nd February 2017.

  • Screening of candidates for IISc's Full-time International programmes 2017

January 2017

  • Delegation from the embassy of Canada in Bangalore on 25th January 2017.
  • Delegates from University of Westminster on 19th January 2017.
  • Ms. Lissa Matyas, Director for International Affairs, Mitacs, Canada on 16th January 2017.
  • Call for Full-time International programmes (2017-18): Applications open on January 2, 2017

Dec 2016

  • Tel Aviv University delegation to initiate our academic partnership (19.12.2016)
  • IISc-VOLVO Collaboration programme (12.12.2016)
  • IISc-USC MoU signing ceremony (10.12.2016)
  • Cardiff University delegation visit (9.12.2016)
  • Moscow aviation institute top-leadership visit (9.12.2016)
  • Israeli Science & Technology minister visit (7.12.2016)

Nov 2016

  • A team of delegates from Thales group (30.11.2016)
  • Vice Chancellor and President, University of Alberta (28.11.2016)
  • A delegation from University of Washington, Seattle (16.11.2016  
  • Vice-Chancellor, University of Sheffield with a delegation (15.11.2016)

Oct 2016

  • Delegates from University of Strasbourg delegates (26.10.2016)
  • A delegation from University of Nottingham, UK (21.10.2016)
  • A team of delegates from Technical University Delft, Netherlands (17 & 18.10.2016)
  • A team of delegates from French embassy, France (04.10.2016)

Sept 2016

  • A delegation from Emory University Atlanta , Georgia (26.09.2016)
  • University of Cambridge, Vice-chancellor and a delegation team (16.09.2016)
  • A group of French companies representatives (06.09.2016)
  • Australian Space Delegation Members (01.09.2016)


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Office of International Relations
Indian Institute of Science
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