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Indo-German Partnership in Higher Education: Strengthening academic cooperation between India and Germany (2020-24)

After the successful completion of its first phase (2016-2020) the “Indo-German Partnership in Higher Education Programme (IGP)” has been extended for another four years. In this phase too India and Germany will each invest 3.5 million euros. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the DAAD and the UGC during the 5th Indo-German Intergovernmental Consultations on 1 November 2019 covers the second phase of the jointly funded ‘Indo-German Partnerships in Higher Education’ (IGP) programme.

The projects and institutions that will receive funding in the second phase i.e. 2020-2024 are as follows:

  1. Hardware-Aware Algorithms in Scientific Computing (HAASC)
    – Prof. Dr. Sashikumaar Ganesan, Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS), Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
    – Prof. Dr. Peter Bastian, Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University
  2. Combating environmental Pollution through Internationalisation of Education in Germany and India (COMPOLL)
    – Prof. Dr. Ashish K Darpe, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi
    – Prof. Dr.-Ing. Maik Gude, Institute of Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology, Technical University Dresden
  3. Law and Transformation: Opening Conversations Between India and Germany
    – Prof. Dr. T. Ramakrishna, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru
    – Prof. Dr. Phillipp Dann, Humboldt University Berlin
  4. INGENIoS: Indo-German Network of Environmental Systems-Hydrology
    – Prof. Sekhar Muddu, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
    – Prof. Dr. Karl Schneider, Geographical Institute, University of Cologne
  5. Exploration: New Opportunities in Indo-German Academic Cooperation
    – Prof. Dr. Swati Patankar, Dean International Relations Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai
    – Dr. Harald Olk, Director Global & Alumni Office, Technical University Munich
  6. Co-PREPARE: Collaborative Indo-German Project on estimating and predicting Natural Hazards in the Himalayan Region
    – Prof. Dr. Ankit Agarwal, Department of Hydrology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
    – Prof. Dr. Axel Bronstert, Hydrology and Climatology, University of Potsdam
  7. Chemical Innovations for a Sustainable Future
    – Dr. Debayan Sarkar, Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Rourkela
    – Prof. Burkhard Koenig Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Universiät Regensburg
  8. Indo- German Partnership in Climate and Water Research (IGCaWR) Influence of regional Climate Change on the Groundwater Resilience in selected Urban Areas
    – Prof. Dr. K. Palanivelu, Director Centre for Climate Change and Disaster Management, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
    – Dr. Brindha Karthikeyan, Hydrogeology Research Group
    Institute of Geological Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin
  9. Applied Research for Sustainable Energy in Buildings
    – Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jyotirmay Mathur, Mechanical Engineering Department, Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur
    – Prof.Dr. Frank Späte, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Engineering, Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule (OTH) Amberg-Weiden

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