A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was recently signed between the two universities, he said in a press release here on Friday.
“This is a significant endeavor to work with top universities such as Northeastern University, which will lead the university on the path to advanced research and education programs.
Northeastern University is among the five percent of universities in the world. This collaboration gives our students the opportunity to visit, learn and explore a prestigious university in the USA, “said Prof. Rao.
In addition to joint teaching and cultural activities, joint research programs for faculties and scientists would also be made possible in the future, he added.
The SRM Vice Chancellor said the two universities would also work together on academic publications and other materials of mutual interest and curriculum development.
The collaboration between the two universities would begin with the computer science and engineering and mechanical engineering departments, while other areas of engineering and management would be included later.