News Archive - January 2022

Letter of Intent (LOI) between LCWU and Milwaukee School of Engineering, Wisconsin, USA

ORIC facilitated the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) between Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) and Milwaukee School of Engineering, Wisconsin, USA on 27th, January 2022.  

The ceremony was initiated by the Department of Biotechnology, and is the first LOI penned down by the department.

This letter of intent (LOI) aims to promote and develop cooperation between the Parties regarding research and academics in the areas of common interest such as in the field of biomolecular, biomedical, bioengineering, biotechnology, computer and software engineering on the basis of the principles of reciprocity and mutual benefit.

The LOI was signed between Prof. Dr. Bushra Mirza, Vice Chancellor, Lahore College for Women University and Eric Baumgartner, Executive Vice President of Academics, Milwakee School of Engineering, Wisconsin, USA. The meeting was attended by Prof. Gul Sadiq Afshan, Founder BioMolecular Engineering Program (BioE)-MSOE USA, Prof. Dr. Mehwish Iqtedar Chairperson Department of Biotechnology, LCWU, Faculty of Biotechnology Department, Prof. Dr. Afzal, Dean Faculty of Arts and  Social Sciences and Dr. Aqsa Shabbir, Director ORIC.

Prof. Dr. Bushra Mirza, was hopeful that the LOI will provide grounds for collaborative research between both the institutes and will have long term benefits.