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Indian Academy of Highway Engineers inks MoU with UNSW for CoE in smart transportation

by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 14, 2017

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In line with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway’s aim to influence and adopt global innovation into the transportation sector, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministry through the Indian Academy of Highway Engineers and University of New South Wales (UNSW) to set up a Centre for Advanced Transportation Technology and Systems (CATTS).

The MoU was exchanged between V L Patankar, director of IAHE, and Prof. Ian Jacobs, vice-chancellor of UNSW on April 10, 2017 in the presence of Simon Birmingham, Australian Minister for Education. The vision for CATTS is to:

- Accelerate the evaluation and adoption of new transportation technologies and explore market opportunities for them in India and Australia.

- Conduct research, development and training in the areas of transport system modelling and data for smart cities.  

Also read: Tech-enabled transportation will be imperative to drive India’s Smart Cities agenda

 

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