Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Manipal Academy of Higher Education is well known not just in India, but the world over. Although it got the deemed university status in 1993, the seeds for its magnificent growth were sown way back in 1953 with the setting up of the flagship Kasturba Medical College on what was then a barren hilltop. The last sixty six years have seen institutes at Manipal taking meticulous and meaningful steps to build reservoirs of intellectual wealth and academic excellence. In the process, Manipal University has created some of the country's best institutes/schools across several diverse streams like medicine, dentistry, nursing, engineering, pharmacy, hotel management, allied health, architecture and design, communication etc. Each institution/school at Manipal is geared to meet the same demanding standards to create great professionals and citizens by inspiring them in many ways. /p>

Every institute has world class facilities and pedagogy, which are constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education.

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Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing

Started in the year 1960, the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (MME) is the largest department in the Institute comprising 2 undergraduate and 4 postgraduate programs. The department's strength lies in having a good number of experienced and well qualified faculty and state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities. Innovative teaching methods are followed to impart quality education to the students. Department is recognized as Quality Improvement Program (QIP) minor Centre by MHRD, Govt of India, which has given a boost to the research activities in the department.

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Federation University, Australia

At Federation University , the desire to transform lives and enhance communities informs everything we do. From research that improves people’s lives right around the world, to supporting our students to succeed at their studies and in life – we make a difference.

With both university and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland and the Wimmera, we became Federation University in 2014 – a new entity bringing together almost 150 years of history from our predecessor institutions.

As a young university, we have the energy and optimism of youth combined with the knowledge and experience that comes from our history as one of the oldest universities in Australia, dating back to 1870.

We are a diverse community with over 24,000 domestic and international students and 110,000 alumni across Australia and the world. We are creating a Federation of independent thinkers, of like-minded individuals who are determined to make their mark.

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Asset Management Council, Australia

The Asset Management Council is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization, a Technical Society of Engineers Australia, a founding member of the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM) and a founding member of the World Partners in Asset Management (WPiAM).

As an internationally recognized organisation at the forefront of asset management knowledge and development, we provide information and guidance on asset management across a multitude of industries and professional roles, both in Australia and overseas. Our professional services, technical knowledge, and organisational experience act as a platform for professional development and industry recognition, and our international affiliations link our stakeholders to a community whose knowledge and experience is drawn from all levels of practice.

Our vision is to "enable value from effective asset management"

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About Bengaluru

Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka, occupies the heart of the Mysore Plateau with an average elevation of 920m (3,018 feet). With a population of approximately 11.55 million (2016), Bengaluru is India's third-largest city. It has a large number of lakes, the prominent among which are Sankey , Ulsoor and Yediyur lake. A fast-growing metropolis, the city of Bengaluru has many imposing structures of historic and modern architecture. The city has several renowned institutions of Learning and Research. Many of them—such as the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Raman Research Institute, National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS) and National Aerospace Laboratories —have world-wide acclaim. The high-tech industries such as Aerospace, Electronics, Computers and Software have made Bengaluru their home, thanks to the easy access to a vast pool of scientists and engineers in the city. In the area of art and culture too, the city boasts of a rich heritage and tradition. It has several schools of classical music and dance. Apart from many historic temples, the city abounds in picturesque parks, gardens and other scenic spots.

Climate: Bengaluru is known for its salubrious climate where temperatures remain moderate throughout the year. In summer, the maximum and minimum temperatures hover between 36°C and 20°C, while in winter, the temperatures range between 27°C and 17°C. It receives adequate rainfall from the Northeast Monsoon as well as the Southwest Monsoon.

Transportation: Highways connect Bengaluru to Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and other neighboring cities. Kempegowda Bus Terminus in Bengaluru also known as the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus stand is located opposite the Bengaluru city railway station. Buses from here connect Bengaluru to all major cities and states in southern and western India. Bengaluru is well connected to all major Indian cities by rail. The train stations in Bengaluru include Bengaluru City, Bengaluru Cantonment, Yeshwantapur and Bengaluru East. It has an international airport at Devanhalli. Metered auto rickshaws, taxis and buses operated by BMTC provide good connectivity within the city.

Commmunications: Bengaluru provides the highest bandwidth in the country. The city's telephone system is serviced by almost all the major landline companies: BSNL, Tata Indicom, Reliance and Airtel. There are six mobile phone companies: GSM players include BSNL, Vodafone, Idea, Airtel; CDMA is offered by BSNL, Tata Indicom and Reliance. Several companies like BSNL, Tata Indicom, Bharati, Hathway, Reliance,Vodafone, Sify and YOU Telecom offer broadband Internet access.