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

by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 14, 2017


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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