KU signs MoU with NTU to boost research


University of Karachi (KU) and National Textile University (NTU), Karachi chapter, have signed a memorandum of und­e­rstanding (MoU) to help each other in research and development activities.
The representatives of Faisalabad-based NTU Kar­achi campus visited the KU’s chemical engineering depar­t­ment to ink the MoU with KU officials to promote mutual cooperation between both the institutions, said a KU release here on Friday.
On this occasion, officials of NTU Karachi chapter said both the parties were committed to work together for the betterment of society.
They mentioned that students and researchers of both the organisations would be able to learn from the experiences of each other in the field of polymer and textile sectors. As per the MoU, KU’s chemical engineering depar­t­ment would provide BS, MS and PhD-based resea­rch projects while NTU faculty and students would work on it.
The KU department would also offer internship programmes to NTU students which would be co-supervised by both the institutions. The topics would be decided as per mutual interest of both parties. According to the MoU, the department of chemical engineering would facilitate industrial visits of students for their exposure. Both parties would provide technical support and assistance to each other in potential areas.—APP