KL Deemed to be University and ISTP SB-RAS Forge Strategic Partnership in Ionospheric Physics and Space Weather Research

KL Deemed to be University and ISTP SB-RAS Forge Strategic Partnership in Ionospheric Physics and Space Weather ResearchHyderabad 05th April 2024: KL Deemed to be University renowned for its academic excellence and research culture, has officially formalized a strategic partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, located in Irkutsk, Russia.

This collaborative agreement signifies a significant milestone in encouraging scientific and academic cooperation, particularly in the domains of Ionospheric Physics and Space Weather. The primary objective of this partnership is to enhance ties between KL Deemed to be University and ISTP SB-RAS, facilitating joint scientific endeavors and technological advancements. The MoU encompasses various collaborative activities, including international cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes, exchange of GNSS data, research personnel, and joint participation in projects, research activities, educational activities, conferences, symposia, seminars, workshops, and other academic initiatives between the two institutes.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. G. Pardha Saradhi Varma, Vice Chancellor, KL Deemed to be University, said that, “This collaboration marks a significant milestone for the University. It shows our commitment to promote global academic excellence, thereby propelling us towards discoveries. Through this MoU, we aim to strengthen our bonds with ISTP SB-RAS and embark on joint scientific endeavors and technological advancements. Together, we look forward to making meaningful contributions to the scientific community and advancing our understanding of the complex phenomena of the Ionospheric Physics and Space Weather.”

Dr. Yury Yasyukevich from ISTP SB-RAS and Dr. D. Venkata Ratnam from KL Deemed to be University will jointly lead their teams, overseeing the implementation of collaborative projects and initiatives stemming from this mutually advantageous partnership. The Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISTP SB-RAS) specializes in fundamental, exploratory, and applied research studies in physics within the fields of magnetosphere, ionosphere, and upper atmosphere.

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