SOA signs MoU with KTIL for collaboration in realm of semiconductor

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University (SOA) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mysuru-based Kaynes SemiCon Private Limited (KTIL) for collaboration in offering specialized courses and certificate programs in areas relevant in realms of semiconductors.

KTIL has been founded for the specific purpose of setting up Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Testing (OSAT) units in the country. It has partnered with Perceptive Solutions as its execution and delivery partner in establishment of Centres of Excellence (COE) in semiconductor manufacturing domain.

Perceptive Solutions also has large semiconductor companies as its clientele.

The company, which has over three decades of experience in providing conceptual design, process engineering, integrated manufacturing and life cycle support for major players in the automotive, industrial, aerospace, defence, outer space, medical, railways, Internet of Things (IoT) and information technology and other segments, has eight advanced manufacturing facilities across India.

Recognising the importance of collaboration to offer specialized courses and certificate programs in areas relevant to semiconductor, SOA and KTIL agreed to collaborate while appreciating the need for short term training program with the objective of up-skilling and learning new skills and technologies.

Besides, both SOA and KTIL would involve experienced professionals from the semiconductor industry to provided guidance aligned to current requirements.

The MoU was signed by SOA Vice-Chancellor Prof. Pradipta Kumar Nanda and Chief Executive Officer of Kaynes Semicon Private Limited Mr. Raghu Panicker in the presence of Ms. K. Bhanupriya, Managing Director of Perceptive Solutions.

SOA’s Prof. Manjula Das, Controller of Examination, Prof. Manas Kumar Mallick, Director, Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER), Prof. D.N. Thattoi, Additional Dean (Academic), Prof. Renu Sharma, Additional Dean (Student Affairs), ITER, all Heads of Departments, senior professors and Dr. Satish Samal, Assistant Professor were present on the occasion.