SFU signs letter of intent with new Indian institution

February 24, 2011

During the City of Surrey's recent mission to India, Simon Fraser University strengthened relationships and secured new ones with academic and business leaders. The university signed a letter of intent with IIT Ropar, a new institution located in Punjab. The agreement will see students from IIT Ropar undertake research at SFU's Surrey campus in areas of computer science, mechatronics, and clean energy. Both institutions have raised the idea of a joint PhD program. Over the next 5 years, IIT Ropar is expected to grow to 2,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. SFU News Release