A Centre of Excellence in collaboration with the prestigious NIDEC-Read Corporation, Japan was established at NMAMIT and inaugurated on 18th October 2022 by Sri. Hidekazu Yamazaki, President & CEO, NIDEC Read Corporation, Japan in the presence of Sri. N.V. Hegde, Chancellor, Nitte Deemed to be University.
Sri. Hidekazu Yamazaki, in his inaugural address, said that the new Centre of Excellence would work towards collaborative research, internship, training and placements of Nitte students.
Sri. Takashi Miki, Vice-President, Sri. Tadakazu Miyatake, Manager, Sri. Katsumi Kasano, Human Resources Group Leader of NIDEC-Read Corporation were the chief guests for the program.
Prof. Dr. Shantharam Shetty and Sri. Vishal Hegde, Pro-Chancellors of Nitte DU, Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice-Chancellor and Dr. M.S. Moodithaya, Pro Vice-Chancellor were the guests of honour.
It may be recalled here that NIDEC- Read Corporation is a comprehensive manufacturer of measuring and inspection equipment with a global presence, with its headquarters in Kyoto, Japan. It has also been providing internships and placements to the students of NMAMIT, Nitte since 2020.
The visit was coordinated by Prof. Harikrishna Bhat, Director, International Collaborations, Nitte DU and Ms. Yasuko Sato, Executive Asst., Japan Collaborations, Nitte DU.
Dr. Niranjan Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAMIT welcomed the gathering and gave a brief introduction of the institute to the Nidec Team. Dr. Harsha Halahalli, Registrar, Nitte DU explained the journey and growth of Nitte (Deemed to be University) over the years.