Foreign Collaboration

Amity University Mumbai has signed Memorandum of Understanding and Memorandum of agreements with 3 top tier universities in USA in the presence of Dr. Aseem Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity Institutions by Dr. AW. Santhosh Kumar, Pro Vice Chancellor, Amity University Mumbai. These academic and research collaborations are in the field of Biotechnology, Stem Cell Research, Astrobiology, Microbiome Research, Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence.

Foreign Collaboration

Universities Tie-Ups

University of Arizona, Tucson

University of Arizona A MoU was signed between dignitaries from Amity University Mumbai along with Dr. Betsy Campbell, Senior Vice President, University of Arizona. The major collaborations will include, Initiation of student research program starting March 2022 . The School of Engineering and Technology at University of Arizona is willing to take part in the Micro-campus programs. Different avenues will also plan in the near future with Dr. Kevin, Fitzsimmons, Director International Initiatives of the University of Arizona on joint courses in the field of Computer Sciences (IoT and Block Chain), Applied Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Astrobiology.

Key Areas of Collaboration:

  • Astrobiology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Food Microbiology and Applied Biotechnology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Infectious diseases and Vaccinology
  • Computer Science

University of Florida, Gainesville

University of FloridaCollaborative research in the field of “Microbiome Study-Proteomics” through Dr. Gary Wang, Chief of the Infectious Diseases and Dr. Ann Fox, Center for Molecular Research, UFL. The School of Engineering at UFL will be involved in student research and academic programs in Computer Science and Biomedical Research.

Key Areas of Collaboration:

  • Human Microbiome
  • Proteomics and Metabolomics
  • Genomics and precision medicine
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Science
  • Internet of Things (IoT)

University of California, Riverside

University of CaliforniaCollaboration through Dr. Prue Talbot, Director of the Stem Cell facility at the University of California, and also with “Life Cell” a stem cell therapeutics company. Collaborative initiative on NASA sponsored research with Dr. Bir Bhanu, Director of Center for Research in Intelligent systems (CRIS).

Key Areas of Collaboration:

  • Stem cell research
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Space research
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Intelligence systems
  • Biomedical Research

Uni-Italia (Italy) in Higher Education under Study in Italy Program

Uni-ItaliaUni-Italia is a Centre for Academic Promotion & Orientation for studying in Italy collaborates with Amity University Mumbai. This tie-up will help Amity University students to pursue their dream for higher education in Italy under a special scholarship scheme on the "Study In Italy" initiative. This collaboration aims to make Italy a higher education destination in the field of Information Technology, Engineering, and Architect for Amity students. During this tie-up, Ms. Federica Maria Giove, Director, Uni-Italy from Italian Consulate and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Dr. A.W. Santhosh Kumar, Registrar, Dr. Hira Vyas, and Prof. Abhijit Shirodkar, Director, Amity School of Architecture & Planning, Amity University Mumbai emphasized on the Student Exchange, Collaborative Research & Study in Italy. University will also line up many academic events fostering the interest of students, to nurture studies in Italy in various domains. On this tie-up, Dr. A.W. Santhosh Kumar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, quoted that this international collaboration with Italy via Uni-Italia adds another feature to the cap of Amity University Mumbai that currently has similar collaborations with other European and American Universities.

Uni-Italia (Italy)
Uni-Italia (Italy)

MoU Signed with "Center for DNA Finger Printing and Diagnostics" (CDFD), Hyderabad, a Department of Biotechnology - Government of India

CDFD LogoAmity University Mumbai signs a Memorandum of understanding with “Center for DNA fingerprinting and Diagnostics” (CDFD), Hyderabad, a Department of Biotechnology - Government of India. The MoU was signed by the Director of CDFD and Dr. A.W.Santhosh Kumar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor representing the Chancellor, Amity University, Mumbai - Dr. Aseem Chauhan.

CDFD is among one of the premier institutions in India which have now joined hands with Amity Mumbai. This collaboration will mainly focus on research initiates with all the Centers of Excellence in Amity University, especially the “Center for Astrobiology”.

The major niche areas will be researching microbes that live in extreme environments, research on Genomics and drug target discovery, and also on the fields of nano-delivery systems. Mainly this collaboration will facilitate the use of high-end instruments in biological research, initiatives on student internships, and faculty training.