Mumbai: The President of Malaysian Thermoelectric Society, Prof Mohd Faizul Bin Mohd Sabri, has said “Knowledge sharing is important not only among the students but also at faculty level to strengthen research collaborations across the boundaries.”

While Speaking on ‘Energy Technology and Sensor Systems’, organized by FICCI, jointly with the Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM) Kancheepuram, University of Malaya and Malaysian Thermoelectric Society (MTeS), Prof Sabri further emphasized on intensifying India, ASEAN member states collaborative research in S&T and innovation.

The President of Malaysian Thermoelectric Society, Prof Mohd Faizul Bin Mohd Sabri

Prof Dr Saad Mekhilef, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, said, “A larger number of Malaysian students are getting benefitted through the exchange programs than any other ASEAN countries.” He expressed confidence over increased research collaborations in more research fields.

Prof Banshidhar Majhi, Director, IIITDM Kancheepuram, said, “The research partnerships occurring between UM and IIITDM through FICCI has inspired the researchers to overcome the challenges posed by the present pandemic situation.”

Dr Mohd Faiz Mohd Salleh, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, UM, said, “These platforms provide a boost to the research collaborations amongst Indian and ASEAN institutes/universities.”