On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Mr. Mounir Sankary, the Australian Embassy’s Trade Commissioner visited SUT with the aim of expanding mutual cooperation.During his visit a meeting was held in the presence of Dr. Simchi, the Dean of International Affairs of SUT, two faculty members from Mechanical Department and Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering and a representative of IMIDRO Company.
During the meeting a short account was given on the current measures taken to broaden the scientific and technological cooperation between Sharif University of Technology and Australian counterparts. Facilitating the participation of academic elites in scientific gatherings and regular visits of Iranian university presidents to Australian universities and higher education institutions were among the topics discussed at the meeting. The first visit by SUT president is agreed upon to be organized in the upcoming May. Finalizing a MoU for cooperation in the field of mineral industries in the foreseeable future was another topic of discussion during the meeting.
It is worth mentioning that currently eight Iranian companies are collaborating with Australia in the field of mineral industry.