Isfahan University of Technology hosted a delegation from Macquarie University, Australia in November 11, 2017. The members of this delegation which was consist of Prof. Tracy Rushmer, associate dean of the higher degree research at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Dr. Mohsen Asadnia, faculty member of School of Engineering and Mr. Tanveer Shaheed, Regional Director of South Asia & Middle East of the Macquarie University, had a joint meeting with IUT authorities including Prof. Mahboobi Soofiani director of ISCO, Prof. Saeidi head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Prof. Frouzan, head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
During this meeting the parties had presentations about their institutions and also discussed about mutual interests and bilateral cooperation strategies. Agriculture, water resources, sustainability, renewable energies, mining and engineering as well as collaboration with Isfahan Science and Technology Town, were among the issues that Prof. Rushmer mentioned as the topics of interest at the Macquarie University. The parties also discussed about providing short-term research opportunities for faculty members and PhD students, having joint workshops and having visiting professors form other party.
Macquarie University is a Public University located at Sydney, Australia and one of the top 200 ranked University in the world and among the top 10 in Australia in ARWU 2017 ranking and #240 in the world in QS 2018 and #251-300 ranked in the World under THE 2018 ranking.