ISB and the University of Pittsburgh to collaborate for Academic Excellence

Chancellor Gallagher at the ISB

The following is from a press release from the Indian School of Business:

 

May 10, 2019, Hyderabad: Indian School of Business (ISB) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Pittsburgh, USA, at its Hyderabad campus today.
 
The two academic institutions have agreed to work on joint research projects; exchange of scholarly publications and reports; share experiences in innovative teaching methods and course design; organise joint symposia, workshops and conferences; work on faculty development and exchange; exchange students.
 
Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, ISB said, “It is indeed a great opportunity for us to expand the frontiers of academic collaborations globally with like-minded partners. With this prestigious MoU with the University of Pittsburgh, we are very keen to take up joint initiatives of global importance touching upon various areas of collaborative research and pedagogy. Pitt has been a trendsetter and a pioneer in the area of healthcare research. Through this MoU, we will work together to take ideas and research from the laboratory to the marketplace to enhance healthcare delivery systems.”
 
“This is an exciting partnership for the University of Pittsburgh,” said Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. “I look forward to collaborating with ISB to design strategic programs in the areas of business, engineering and the medical sciences and in developing healthcare and engineering innovations that will benefit people and communities around the world.”
 
Post the MoU signing, ISB’s Max Institute of Healthcare Management held a roundtable discussion on ‘Innovation from Lab to Patient/Market’, which was participated by ISB and Pitt faculty and senior leaders in the healthcare sector representing industry, government and the academia.
  
About the University of Pittsburgh:
 
The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded in 1787 as the Pittsburgh Academy. The University of Pittsburgh is a member of the Association of American Universities, which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America. One of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States, the University of Pittsburgh has a strong legacy—home to innovators and scholars who have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered both TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments. In 2019, the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings named the University of Pittsburgh among the top-five public universities in the North eastern United States.
 
About the Indian School of Business:
Indian School of Business (ISB) is a global business school offering world-class management education across its two campuses – Hyderabad and Mohali. ISB has grown at a rapid pace over the 18 years since its inception. The School has several notable accomplishments to its credit: it is the youngest school ever to rank among the top Global MBA programmes consistently; one among the select 100 global B-schools to have AACSB and EQUIS accreditation; one of the largest providers of Executive Education in Asia; the most research-productive Indian management institution. With a vibrant pool of research-oriented resident faculty, strong academic associations with leading global B-schools and the backing of an influential Board, ISB has fast emerged as a premier global B-school in the emerging markets. For details visit www.isb.edu.