• May 28, 2024

The University of the Visayas (UV) has entered into a partnership with Altair, a leading provider of simulation-driven design, data analytics & AI, and high performance computing solutions, to launch a state-of-the-art engineering and technology center in Cebu.

The Center of Excellence will serve as a campus-wide innovation hub focused on applying cutting-edge technologies to produce qualified, world-class graduates in engineering, architecture, and science.

With higher education and technology constantly evolving, the University of the Visayas has embarked on a clear mission to produce graduates who are prepared to contribute to industry and national development, either by being employed in the private and public sectors or by being entrepreneurs. 

University of the Visayas President Dr. Conrado E. Iñigo Jr. and Altair’s Managing Director for the ASEAN & ANZ regions Srirangam Srirangarajan seal their partnership with a handshake during a press conference.

The partnership will provide UV students and faculty access to Altair’s cutting-edge software and engineering tools, allowing them to stay current with the latest industry trends and technologies

The collaboration is also aimed at continuously upgrading the knowledge and skills of UV’s educators and researchers to be aligned with industry best practices in their respective fields. 

The Center of Excellence will run an intensive certification program, whereby students will attend training sessions, workshops, seminars, forums, and conferences held by industry-specific technology experts from Altair and members of the faculty.

The Center will also require students to be involved in publishing research papers, incubation projects and student competitions to simulate the experience of working in a competitive, intellectually demanding environment.

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