To provide global expertise locally the Department makes use of MoUs with top US universities to invite their professors to deliver expert talks and conduct short term courses.
Some of the recently conducted such sessions are highlighted below-
Prof Mohammad Khasawneh is the Professor in the Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering (SSIE) at Binghamton University
Prof Mohammad Khasawneh delivered an expert talk on “Healthcare Systems and Data Science” on March 18, 2019.
MTech students in CSE Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University and students studying related electives in BTech attended the talk. Dr Khasawneh discussed the current state of the healthcare industry and the problems faced by various stakeholders. He discussed how methodologies in Data Science can be used to address many of these issues.
Dr Xingquan Zhu is the Professor and Distinguished Senior Researcher from Florida Atlantic University, USA.
During his visit, Dr Zhu conducted the lecture Series on Deep Learning for 300+ students and faculty members of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Dr Zhu had research and academic interactions with the faculty members of the Institute.
Prof Sang Won Yoon is the Associate Professor, Binghamton University, New York, USA.
His area of interest includes integrated production and service systems, healthcare systems engineering, system optimization, production control systems and large-scale data mining. He is working on several industries, funded multidisciplinary projects. Data Analytics is one of the fastest upcoming areas in computer engineering and to add the global perspective was the objective of his visit. The course is part of an elective course for the Semester VII students. This initiative provided students with the opportunity to experience international teaching methodology and gave an insight into different case studies derived from his diverse projects.