Monday, 24 June 2019
Prof. Dr. Bassem K. Khafagy today met with Prof. Dr. Bahri Sahin, rector of Yildiz Teknik University, YTU, to introduce Smart University Foundation, S-U-F, and to discuss future collaboration with Yildiz Teknik University.
The meeting took place at the rector office in Esenler, Istanbul, Turkey. Prof. Sahin 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.
Prof. Khafagy and Prof. Sahin, discussed the importance of the “Smart University Foundation” solutions for a smart campus, and they both agreed to consider potential collaboration between the foundation and the university in the area of tekno-parks.
Prof. Sahin also extended an invitation to Prof. Khafagy to give a presentation to the university leadership on the topic of the “Trending Technologies and Their Impact on the Future of Universities”. Yildiz Teknik University would also work with S-U-F in expanding its collaboration and recruitment internationally.
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.