SRINAGAR Towards further strengthening its Industry-Academia Collaborations University of Kashmir today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ARM, a multinational IP company under its ARM University Program.
The MOU was signed by Prof. Akbar Masood, Dean Academic Affairs on behalf of the University of Kashmir in the presence of Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Zaffar Ahmad Reshi, Dean Research, Prof. F. A. Masoodi, Dean School of Applied Sciences and Technology, Dr. Nisar Ahmad Mir, Registrar, Dr. M. Tariq Banday, Head Department of Electronics and Inst. Technology and other teaching and technical staff of the Department of Electronics and Inst. Technology.
Congratulating the Department for the current MoU, Prof. Talat Ahmad Vice-Chancellor advised the faculty and technical staff members of the Department to utilise the services and benefits provided by ARM through this MOU. This MoU said Prof. Talat will empower our students with necessary skills through study and hands-on training in the use of ARM Tools and help them in getting placement in the fast-growing industries including Embedded Systems.
ARM Holdings with its worldwide network of offices is a leading licensor of the processor IP designs to silicon vendors. With over 14,000 cumulative signed licenses, 17 billion ARM-based chips, 4500 patents, ARM has been dominating the market of processor IPs (CPU, Multimedia, Physical IPs, System IPs, and Security). Today, ARM-based application processors can be found in about 85% of the world’s mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets and laptops.
Dr. M. Tariq Banday, Head Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Technology, University of Kashmir in his welcome address informed the audience that the Department, since its inception in 1985 has been active in introduction of new programs and courses, conduct of research on contemporary topics, providing students and scholars with high-end contemporary tools and broad set of skills.
Aporva Verma, Regional Manager, University Program, South Asia, ARM praised University for its contribution and commitment towards academic and research excellence.
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