New Delhi, April 23, 2017: Bennett University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dell-EMC on 27th of April 2017 to set up a joint research lab to work on data analytics and machine learning.
By virtue of this partnership, Bennett University becomes a member of Dell EMC’s External Research and Academic Alliance Program. The alliance would primarily entail co-ordination of information and expertise dissemination for Education and Training in the field of Information Storage and Management (“ISM”), Cloud Infrastructure Services (“CIS”), Data Science and Big Data Analytics (“DSBDA”) and Data Protection and Management (“DPM”). The key drivers of this partnership would include elements such as:
Dell EMC will establish a science Lab at Bennett campus to develop key skills of the faculty & students of Bennett University in the areas of Data Science and Cloud Infrastructure.
The staffs of Bennett University’s Computer Science Engineering department will be trained by Dell EMC in some of the leading technological areas. The training will be extended to students with emphasis on practical application, providing a scope for around 120 students every year to opt for a course in Data Science, Cloud and Information Infrastructure.
Dr. Yaj Medury, Vice Chancellor, Bennett University quotes: “Bennett University’s main goals are driven by the larger aim of enhancing India’s higher education sector, by providing the student’s a premium Ivy League learning experience. Our USP lies in the courses we offer in partnership with prestigious global institutions such as Georgia Tech (USA), Cornell University (USA), Babson (USA), edX. Our vision of being a leading university providing premium Ivy League education, is ascertained by such tie-ups which will help advance different facets of University ecosystem including students, research scholars and faculty. We plan to move forward in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence with specific emphasis on health domain and the area of Video Analytics.”
About Bennett University:
Founded by The Times of India Group, the multi-faculty research-led Bennett University started operations in July 2016 with the promise of making students ‘life and career ready’. Supported by research-driven faculty, global academic partnerships and a well-rounded industry-centric curriculum, the university prepares students to compete and prosper in a rapidly-transforming world. Located in the National Capital Region, the university lies in close proximity to all the leading corporates and transport hubs. The university offers programs across Engineering, Management, Media and Law.
About Dell EMC:
Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.