CHANDIGARH: February 13, 2012: A MoU has been signed between PU and PGIMER for promoting the research & development in the field of Biomedical Sciences, Engineering & Technology. Dr. R.C. Sobti, Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University and Dr. Yogesh Chawla, Director, PGIMER, signed the MoU in the presence of Dr. Renu Vig, Director UIET, and Dr. N. Khandelwal, Professor & Head, Department of Radiology, PGIMER. PGIMER has expressed to augment their diagnostic programme with software enhancement and Computer Aided Diagnostics (CAD) and to initiate joint projects in the related areas.
At present many research activities are going on in University Institute of Engineering & Technology in the area of Bio-medical Image Processing, Content Based Medical Image Retrieval and other related Bio-Science/Engineering topics. These areas are overlapping with corresponding areas of interest in PGIMER.
This MoU will contribute in enhancing the ongoing research, human resources and provide a wider exposure to faculty and students at both the institutions. It will help in exploring and exchanging the various documents, research findings and facilities for higher education and research, that will facilitate mutual cooperation and helps to make meaningful research and project proposals for future funding. In addition to this it will help in forming a nucleus for promoting Research & Development and creation of human capital in the fields of Biomedical, Biotechnology Engineering and allied areas by exploiting the unique expertise, intellectual and infrastructural capabilities of both the organizations, Dr. Renu Vig, Director UIET informed.