An Intent of Cooperation (IoC) was inked between the Mathematics Department of COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) and Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University, Germany on 2nd October 2018 on the sidelines of the IWR-CUI Joint Workshop on Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations. The IoC calls for a multifaceted academic collaboration and enables CUI to become a full member of the “Network of Research and Education in Scientific Computing” which is a worldwide network in the fields of Mathematics and Computer Science.
The signing ceremony was held at the Islamabad campus of COMSATS University and was witnessed by several senior officials of the university including the worthy rector Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar; Registrar, Dr. Fahim A. Qureshi and Head (International Office), Dr. Arshad Malik, as well as senior members of the faculty from the Department of Mathematics, and visiting Professors from IWR Heidelberg.
Rector CUI took the occasion to brief the visiting professors about the standing and rapid growth of CUI in a short span of two decades. He also appreciated the ongoing collaboration between both institutions and underscored the benefits that will likely come after the signing of this IoC. Prof. Dr. Peter Bastian, head of the German delegation, also expressed his pleasure on the ongoing collaboration and the new prospects that will come by signing of this IoC.