Meeting with Mr. Tony Lester - Vice-President of ORAU

Vice President of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) - Tony Lester met with the representatives of the Business Management Faculty of IBSU. ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health.

 Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest.

ORAU - Sponsors are: US Secretary of State, Energy, Defense, Justice departments, NASA Aeronautics and Space National, the US National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Health, the Australian Queensland University, UK London's Imperial College, Nazarbayev University, Heidelberg laureates Forum, Lindau Nobel laureates Association and others.

The guest speaker talked about the organization and the capabilities and research opportunities for postgraduate students, particularly for MA and Ph.D students to get involved in research projects. Both sides have discussed the future prospective collaboration in terms of joint projects, seminars and public lectures in the near future.