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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Colorado State University Form Alliance for Cyber Security Research

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In a significant stride towards strengthening global cyber resilience, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Colorado State University have joined forces to establish a Joint Center of Research for Cyber Security. The historic memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on February 28, 2024, at the Bengaluru campus, marking a pivotal moment in the collaboration between these esteemed institutions.

The signing ceremony brought together key figures from both institutions, including Provost Dr. Maneesha Ramesh, Director of Cyber Security Research Center Dr. Krishnashree Achyuthan, and Dean of Amrita School of Business Dr. P. Manoj, representing Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Representing Colorado State University were President Amy Parsons, Vice-Provost Kathleen Fairfax, Dr. Indrakshi Ray, and Dr. Ken Reardon, among other distinguished academic and administrative leaders.

Addressing a gathering of over 200 faculty and staff, Amy Parsons and Dr. Maneesha Ramesh articulated the shared vision behind this collaboration and outlined a strategic roadmap for the future. The partnership is poised to yield long-term, high-quality academic and research outcomes, including student and faculty exchange programs, joint research projects, X+Y joint degree programs, and joint guidance of doctoral research students.

The Joint Center of Research for Cyber Security aims to tackle contemporary challenges in the rapidly evolving landscape of cybersecurity. By combining the expertise and resources of both institutions, the alliance seeks to make significant contributions to the field, fostering innovation and knowledge exchange.

The collaboration between Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Colorado State University in establishing the Joint Center of Research for Cyber Security marks a significant leap forward in addressing the critical challenges posed by the dynamic landscape of cybersecurity. This strategic alliance embodies a commitment to excellence, innovation, and global cooperation in the pursuit of knowledge. As the Joint Center begins its groundbreaking work, the world awaits the transformative impact that will undoubtedly emerge from the synergy of these two distinguished institutions. With a shared vision for advancing cybersecurity research and education, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Colorado State University are set to make enduring contributions to the field, shaping the future of digital security on a global scale.

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