Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Prof. Dr. Bassem K. Khafagy visited Nisantasi University in Istanbul, Turkey, and met with Prof. Dr. Esra Hatipoglu, the rector of the university, along with a team of the university leadership to introduce “Smart University Foundation, S-U-F”, and to discuss future collaboration with Nisantasi University.
Prof. Hatipoglu accepted the invitation of S-U-F to join the “University Leadership Board” of the upcoming SUF20 Forum and Global Expo on the future of higher education which will be held in Ankara, Turkey, on 16-18 of June, 2020.
Dr. Khafagy explained how “Smart University Foundation, S-U-F”, can provide “Smarter” solutions to challenges facing 28,000+ universities globally.
Prof. Khafagy and Prof. Hatipoglu agreed to consider potential collaboration between the foundation and the university in the area of “smart University Research Center, SURC”, and also “social Responsibility of Universities”.
Prof. Dr. Esra Hatipoglu extended an invitation to Prof. Khafagy to visit the university for future meetings to reachout an agreement on a “Memo of Understanding, MoU” to outline the future collaboration between S-U-F and the university.
The meeting was part of a series of leadership meetings with university rectors in Turkey to explore potential partnerships on ongoing and upcoming initiatives of the Foundation.