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NewsDirector Desai of IIT Hyderabad met with Shizuoka University President and the President & CEO of the Suzuki Motor Co.


The Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad(IIT-H), Dr.Uday B. Desai and his colleague Dr. Badarinath Karri paid their first visit to Hamamatsu on November 30th.
Their day started by being welcomed by the President of Shizuoka University, Dr. Yukihiro Ito, on the Hamamtsu campus, where the leaders of the two universities met for the first time and firmly agreed to work together toward forming a strong and intimate alliance going forward.
Then, the group of IIT-H and Shizuoka University faculty paid a visit to the Hamamatsu Photonics Central Laboratory and learned about the close ties between the company and Shizuoka University as well as Hamamatsu Photonics’ contribution to world-class technologies including three Nobel prizes awarded to researchers using their technologies.
In the afternoon, the group was invited to the Suzuki Motor Corporation headquarters in Hamamatsu where they met with the President & CEO of the company, Mr. Toshihiro Suzuki. President Suzuki and Director Desai exchanged their thoughts about the future of automobiles in India. After the meeting, a Suzuki factory tour was given, and the group had the opportunity to see the strength and art of Japanese manufacturing.

・Meeting with Director Desai and President Ito on Hamamatsu Campus.
From left, Prof. Kazuhiko Hara (Shizuoka University), Director Uday B. Desai (IIT-H), President Ito (Shizuoka University), Prof. Badarinath Karri (IIT-H), and Prof. Takayuki Saito (Shizuoka University)
・This group from IIT-H and Shizuoka University learned about the Super-Kamiokande and its optical sensor technology at Hamamatsu Photonics Central Research Laboratory.
・Director Desai met with the President & CEO of Suzuki Motor Co., Mr. Toshihiro Suzuki.


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