Stevens and Nanyang Technological University sign MOI

December 10, 2007

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Stevens Institute of Technology and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), in Singapore, signed a Memorandum of Intent on November 30. The MOI serves to affirm the establishment of a cooperative agreement between NTU and Stevens to leverage the strengths of both institutions towards the betterment of Systems and Enterprise Engineering, Architecting, and Management through research, graduate education, conferences and executive education.

Dr. Harold J. Raveche, President of Stevens, and Dr. Su Guaning, President of NTU, signed the collaboration agreement between the two universities at a lavish ceremony on the grounds of the NTU campus in Singapore. Dr. Dinesh Verma, Dean of Stevens' School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens, and Dr. Lam Khin Yong, Chair of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NTU, witnessed the signing of the agreement. Dr. Kathy Hegmann, a member of Stevens' Board of Trustees and the IBM Integration Executive for India, was also present at the signing ceremony, attended by more than 200 people.

Nanyang Technological University is a research-intensive university with globally acknowledged strengths in science and engineering. Through its 12 schools organized under a four-college structure, and two autonomous entities, the National Institute of Education and S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, NTU provides a high-quality global education to more than 19,100 undergraduates and 8,600 graduate students.

The schools plan to collaborate in the following areas: As part of the agreement, Stevens and NTU also plan to collaborate in the areas of professional development and the development of a collaborative and networked systems engineering community in the Asia Pacific region.
About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology is one of the leading technological universities in the world dedicated to learning and research. Through its broad-based curricula, nurturing of creative inventiveness, and cross disciplinary research, the Institute is at the forefront of global challenges in engineering, science, and technology management. Partnerships and collaboration between, and among, business, industry, government and other universities contribute to the enriched environment of the Institute. A new model for technology commercialization in academe, known as Technogenesis®, involves external partners in launching business enterprises to create broad opportunities and shared value. Stevens offers baccalaureates, master's and doctoral degrees in engineering, science, computer science and management, in addition to a baccalaureate degree in the humanities and liberal arts, and in business and technology. The university has a total enrollment of 2,040 undergraduate and 3,085 graduate students, and a worldwide online enrollment of 2,250, with about 400 full-time faculty. Stevens' graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America. Additional information may be obtained from its web page at

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