Mumbai (Maharashtra): Dassault Systemes, the 3D EXPERIENCE Company on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) to collaborate and leverage technology including Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform and Digital Manufacturing suite to achieve higher levels of academic excellence.
The MoU will deepen the existing relationship between both parties and will also make NITIE an Academic Certification Partner under the Dassault Systemes Academic Certification Partner Programme.
The collaboration will further create a new benchmark for technology enabled industrial engineering and management education in the areas of industrial engineering.
Industrial management includes operations management, manufacturing management, project management, supply chain, advanced logistics, production scheduling, manufacturing execution, ergonomics and safety and customer experience through business experience platform.
Speaking at the event, Dr. Chandan Chowdhury, Managing Director-India, Dassault Systemes hailed the partnership.
“This is just the first step towards transforming management education by leveraging technology. NITIE is one of the early adopters of cloud for management and higher education,” Chowdhury said.
Expressing his confidence in the partnership, he said that it will be able to contribute to India’s skills development mission and create better job opportunities for the youth of the country both in India and overseas.
Meanwhile, NITIE Director, Karuna Jain also expressed her happiness over the partnership.
“This (partnership) is going to take our endeavour to provide superior educational experience, which is industry relevant, to the next level. We understand the power of such tools and are certain that the state of the art solutions by Dassault Systemes would enrich the learning experience at NITIE,” Jain said.
She said that by exposing the students to the future of Digital Manufacturing and Operations, NITIE ensures that the Industry has access to faculty, researchers and students who are future driven and exposed to best practices on manufacturing innovation.
“We believe our faculty and students through their research and application of these cutting edge platforms will enhance their contributions to achieve the ‘Make in India’ initiatives”, Jain added.
Dassault Systemes is a world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions.
3DEXPERIENCE for Academia is the most advanced software for product and learning innovation and it is now available on the cloud, to all educators and students who want to experience the engineering practices of industry leaders for increased employment opportunities in the new global economy.
NITIE was established by the Government of India in 1963 with the assistance of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the International Labor Organization (ILO), to create skilled professionals. It currently offers Fellow level (equivalent to Ph.D.) and Post-graduate Diploma courses in various engineering and management streams. (ANI)