IBM ties up with Ateneo to establish S&T competency center

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email

Signing the agreement are (seated, left) IBM Philippines chief Mariels Almeda-Winhoffer and Ateneo de Manila University president Fr. Jett Villarin. Witnessing the signing are (standing, left) IBM Philippines R&D executive Jay Sabido and Ateneo vice president for Loyola schools John Paul Vergara. Photo credit: www.ateneo.edu Signing the agreement are (seated, left) IBM Philippines chief Mariels Almeda-Winhoffer and Ateneo de Manila University president Fr. Jett Villarin. Witnessing the signing are (standing, left) IBM Philippines R&D executive Jay Sabido and Ateneo vice president for Loyola schools John Paul Vergara. Photo credit: www.ateneo.edu[/caption] In a news item published at the Ateneo website, the contracting parties said they signed the memorandum of understanding last July 8. The agreement aims to combine the technological strengths of IBM with Ateneo?s ongoing and planned scientific research programs and faculty. Under the deal, the two institutions will work on R&D initiatives including:

? High Performance Computing (HPC) research and education ? Big Data and business analytics research and education ? Weather and climate prediction and stimulation ? Computational chemistry and bioinformatics research ? Disaster and emergency management ? Mobile and remote sensing application

Ateneo is one of the Academic Initiative (AI) partner universities of IBM. The R&D collaboration is foreseen to further strengthen the ties between the institutions as they aim to come up with breakthrough projects that will solve relevant scientific and socio-economic challenges in the country.]]>

Facebook Comments

Latest Posts

Archives