Engage India: Association of Professors
Engage India: Association of Professors
Engage India: Association of Professors
Engage India: Association of Professors
Enhancing academic exchange between Canada and India
Engage India: Association of Professors
Engage India: Association of Professors
Enhancing academic exchange between Canada and India
Engage India: Association of Professors
Engage India: Association of Professors
Enhancing Academic Exchange Between Canada and India
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OUR TEAM

Engage India is currently led by the following Interim Executive Steering Committee. Formal elections will take place in 2020.
Amit Kumar, PhD, PEng

Amit Kumar, PhD, PEng

Interim President
Professor. Department of Mechanical Engineering; NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Associate Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering; Cenovus Energy Endowed Chair in Environmental Engineering; Deputy Director, Future Energy Systems
Sandeep Agrawal, PhD, MCIP, RPP, AICP

Sandeep Agrawal, PhD, MCIP, RPP, AICP

Interim Executive Steering Committee Member
Professor and School Director, Associate Chair, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Vikas Mehrotra, PhD

Vikas Mehrotra, PhD

Interim Executive Steering Committee Member
A.F. (Chip) Collins Chair and Professor of Finance, Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis
Sunita Vohra, MSc, FRCPC, MD

Sunita Vohra, MSc, FRCPC, MD

Interim Executive Steering Committee Member
Centennial Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Integrative Health Institute
Dominik Wujastyk, DPhil, MA, BSc

Dominik Wujastyk, DPhil, MA, BSc

Interim Executive Steering Committee Member [on sabbatical (2019-2020 academic year)]
Professor & Singhmar Chair in Classical Indian Society and Polity Arts, Department of History and Classics

INDIAN PARTNERS

The University of Alberta has a wide range of academic, industry and government partners in India. Below are some of our priority partners in the region.

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COMMENTS FROM INSTITUTIONAL LEADERSHIP

For more than a decade, India has been a country of focus for the U of A, and as such, substantial efforts have been made to build strong connections with academic, industry, and government organizations there. It is our professors who are at the heart of transcending national boundaries and working collaboratively to solve global problems for the public good.
Dr. David Turpin

Dr. David Turpin

Former President, UAlberta (2015-20)

The University of Alberta views our relationship with India as a key one, and high priority in achieving innovative solutions to global issues such as the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We are proud that many students and scholars from India have chosen U of A as their destination to study and work, enriching the academic and cultural diversity of our institution.
Dr. Cen Huang

Dr. Cen Huang

Vice-Provost and AVP (International), UAlberta

30

Active agreements with partners in India, including 3 Joint Doctoral Degree Programs

1000

Indian students on campus with Study Permits or Permanent Residence

55

Academic staff with degrees from India across 8 Faculties

870

Joint research publications with Indian institutions [InCites: ≤12 Authors per publication]

Latest News

Keep up to date with the latest news on UAlberta-India relations.

UAlberta and IIT Kharagpur co-host e-Symposium on Gandhian thoughts and philosophy

The University of Alberta was invited by IIT Kharagpur to co-host an e-symposium on “Gandhian Thoughts and Philosophy” on August […]

Virtual Workshop between UAlberta & IIT Madras

The University of Alberta and IIT Madras held a virtual workshop on August 26, 2020 in order to enhance research […]

New agreements open doors for Canada-India academic collaboration

“These programs create new opportunities to equip doctoral students with perspectives and skills that will benefit a global society,” says President David Turpin.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MOBILITY AND RESEARCH ARE AVAILABLE

Partner Organizations