Partner Institutions

Main partner institution in Norway
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Bergen, Norway

Institutional Responsible: RivedalAudun – Director General
Department: Faculty of Engineering

Institutional legal representative

Name: JohansenGeir Anton
E-mail: gaj@hib.no
Phone number: 55587238

Project coordinator
Name: Velauthapillai Dhayalan
E-mail: vdh@hib.no
Phone number: 55587711

Main partner institution in India
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India
Responsible: Velappan Selladurai – Principal

Institutional legal representative
Name: VelappanSelladurai
E-mail: principal@cit.edu.in
Phone number: +914222574071

Project coordinator
Name: Natarajan Muthukumarasamy
Department: Physics
E-mail: vishnukutty2002@yahoo.co.in
Phone number: +919442954202

Other partner institutions
Institution: NO-University of Bergen (Universitetet i Bergen) (NO)
Unit: Department of Physics and Technology
Contact person: Helseth Lars Egil
E-mail: Lars.Helseth@ift.uib.no
Phone number: 55588307

Project Goals

Goal 1:  Build broad institutional partnerships.

Goal 2:  Connect research, innovation and higher education.

Goal 3: Increase quality in both research and higher education.

♦    Develop high efficient solar energy technologies based on nano materials.

♦    Develop novel tools for design and production of 3D printed tissues based on nano materials.

♦    Develop appropriate simulation tools to optimize nano materials for solar cell and health applications.

Goal 4: Increase student and staff mobility between Norway and India.

Goal 5: Increased supervision of Master and PhD students.

Goal 6: Building and teaching a research-based course.

Goal 7: Collaboration with enterprises in Norway and India.

Goal 8: Exchange of knowledge among the partner institutions and enterprises involved.

Research Programme Staffs

Dr. Dhayalan Velauthapillai

Project Coordinator, HVL, Bergen, Norway

Dr.N.Muthukumarasamy

Professor & Head, Department of Physics
Dean Research, CIT, India

Maren Stallemo

Advisor / International office, HVL, Bergen, Norway

Anna Zheleznaya

Financial advisor / Office for External Funding, HVL, Bergen, Norway

Professor Talal Rahman

Faculty of Engineering and Business Administration, HVL, Bergen, Norway

Professor Yngve Lamo

Faculty of Engineering and Business Administration, HVL, Bergen, Norway

Dr.S.Agilan

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, CIT, India

Dr.P.Balraju

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, CIT, India

Dr.C.P.Yoganand

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, CIT, India

Dr.P.Suresh

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, CIT, India