Ed Seymour, Ph.D., P.E., executive associate director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, recently traveled on a government grant to the National Institute of Technology Warangal in Telangana, India, to teach a five-day, college-level course at the university. The course, entitled Transportation in a High-Tech, Automated and Connected Vehicle World, was taught to students in the Transportation Division of the university’s Department of Civil Engineering.
The Indian government grant is part of the country’s Global Initiative of Academic Networks in Higher Education to garner and transfer the best international experience to an Indian audience. Internationally renowned academicians and scientists are invited to augment the country’s academic resources, accelerate the pace of quality reforms, and elevate India’s scientific and technological capacity to global excellence.
Seymour also spoke at a university conference focused on engineering for sustainable development during the visit, and visited with university faculty and post-graduate students regarding career development.