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Washington University in St. Louis has embarked on several initiatives in India, working collaboratively with its primary partners through the McDonnell International Scholars Academy. The partner universities are Indian Institute of Technology Bombay; Tata Institute of Social Science; and Jawaharlal Nehru University. There are 150 faculty at Washington University connected to India or have projects underway.




Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is a monument built during the British Raj in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India.It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area, South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea.

Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis has embarked on several initiatives in India, working collaboratively with its primary partners through the McDonnell International Scholars Academy.

June 2014 Corporate Alliance for Washington University and IIT Bombay

Pictured left to right: Director Devang Khakhar, Professor Pratim Biswas, Minister of Water, Uma Bharati, Chancellor Wrigton, and Professor Ravi Sinha

Faculty Attending India Initiative Planning Meeting

A group of 53 faculty got together to discuss India initatives underway at Washington University. There are about 157 faculty connected to India related activities

India Intitiative Weekend at Washington University

The Indian Ambassador to the U.S.A., Ms. Nirupama Rao after her presentation with leaders at the Corporate Conclave held at Washington University in St. Louis.

Engaged in The World

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected a consortia led by NREL with Washington University as a partner to create a $25 million Solar Energy U.S.-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center.

Highlights of Activities

More than 25 collaborative, trans-disciplinary research projects in Clean Energy and Environment. Major funded initiatives in Energy, Environment and Development.

Educational Programs (Short Courses, Joint Degree, Certificate Program, Student Exchanges).  Flagship program is joint EMBA degree program with IIT Bombay

About 150 Washington University faculty with India connections. Network of Faculty (more than 30 with collaborative projects in India)
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Network of PhD and UG Students

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News

[November 19, 2014]  William Antholis presents on "Power Paradox – Seizing Power to Give it Away in China and India",  4 pm, Emerson Auditorium, Knight Hall.

 

[October 13, 2014]  Dr. Gautam Yadama presents Assembly Series talk on "Fires, Fuel and Fate of 3 Billion" - WUStL Assembly Series Presentation.  For details click here.

 

June 30, 2014]  WUStL and IIT Bombay Leadership Team Launch Joint EMBA Degree Program in Mumbai.  Corporate Alliance Meetings also held to discuss collaborative R&D

 

  • [May 24th 2013] With significant activity of faculty and students in India related activities, Washington University is planning an India Initiative. There are about 150 faculty either with projects in India, or were born there or received one of their degrees there. A organizational meeting to obtain feedback from faculty was held on May 24, 2013in Holmes Lounge. Several new initiatives were discussed and plans are underway to launch them. For a short summary of the meeting, click here.

Major Funding Sources

India USA Clean Energy Center on Solar Energy (SERIIUS)

Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization (CCCU)

McDonnell Academy (MAGEEP)

Various Corporate Sponsors

SERIIUS CCCU MAGEEP