Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar inks MoU with Iberdrola

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Carnegie Mellon University signs MoU with Iberdrola
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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iberdrola Innovation Middle East to collaborate in the areas of education, scientific research, and community development.

Under the MoU, the two parties will cooperate in several areas, including internship and employment opportunities for CMU-Q students, and education and training for Iberdrola’s executive leadership.

CMU-Q is a Qatar Foundation partner university. It offers a transformative educational experience through undergraduate degree programs in biological sciences, business administration, computer science, and information systems.

Michael Trick, Dean of CMU-Q, said that, “We are excited to collaborate with Iberdrola to advance education, research, and community development in Qatar. This MoU will strengthen our partnership and provide new opportunities for our students to make significant contributions to the knowledge economy in Qatar.”

Santiago Bañales Lopez, Managing Director of Iberdrola Innovation Middle East, noted that, “Our agreement today marks a significant advancement for Qatar’s innovation and education landscape. By combining our expertise and resources in line with the agreed framework, Iberdrola Innovation Middle East and Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar aspire to undertake joint research and cultivate a collaborative culture that will benefit students, researchers, and ultimately, our wider community in the time to come. This cooperation between research and academia not only sets the stage for future economic prosperity but also highlights our unwavering dedication to shaping a brighter future for Qatar.”

Iberdrola Innovation Middle East is a world-leading innovation center, located in Qatar Science and Technology Park, that aims to develop innovative digital solutions for renewable energy integration, smart grids, and energy efficiency and conservation.

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