Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: A two-member delegation comprising Steven Riley, Head, School of Engineering, University of Western Sydney, Australia, and Alan McPhail, senior lecturer of the university, met Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University L. Venugopal Reddy and principal of College of Engineering, AU, Allam Appa Rao here on Tuesday to discuss research and academic collaborations between the two universities.

Prof. Reddy explained the academic and research strengths of the university and expressed eagerness to enter into a collaboration.

Prof. Appa Rao also briefed the Australian delegation about the research activities undertaken by the engineering college so far.

Prof. Riley responded positively. Registrar of AU P. Vijayprakash also attended the meeting.