CEPT University has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Space Applications Centre (SAC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to promote and enhance academic and research interaction and collaboration between CEPT University and SAC in areas of mutual interest, for mutual benefits. The MOU will also aim to provide a formal platform for initiating and facilitating related activities.
As part of the MoU, CEPT University and SAC will design and offer collaborative short term courses that are aimed at upgrading the research, technical skills and competence of scientists and engineers. Collaborative tasks between SAC and CEPT University will be carried out, in areas of mutual interest like built Habitat and Urban Planning, real time Data collection, Geospatial applications, Architecture & Structural Design and Audit, green building measures and certification process, training MEP, energy simulation, topography, groundwater recharge potential and monitoring, etc.
Space Applications Centre (SAC), is a major research and development centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It plays a key role in realizing vision and mission of ISRO. Located at Ahmedabad, SAC is spread across two campuses having multi-disciplinary activities. The core competence of the centre lies in development of space borne and air borne instruments/payloads and their applications for national development and societal benefits.
CEPT University focuses on understanding, designing, planning, constructing and managing human habitats. Its teaching programs aim to build thoughtful professionals and its research programs deepen understanding of human settlements. CEPT University also undertakes advisory projects to further the goal of making habitats more liveable.