Altair fosters graduates’ marketability with IUKL

  • Aims to upskill, elevante digital literacy at a tertiary level
  • To modernise curriculum to suit impending digitalisation drive 

Altair Engineering Sdn Bhd managing director Srirangam Srirangarajan (third from left); IUKL president and vice-chancellor, Noor Inayah (second from left); Altair Engineering Sdn Bhd sales director, Lim Seng Tat (fourth from left) and IUKL deputy vice chancellor for research Tan Chee Fai (first from left).Altair Engineering Sdn Bhd, the Malaysian operations of Altair, and Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to foster industry-ready graduates who possess in-demand industry skills.

In a statement, the company said the MoU aims to deepen both organisations’ research capabilities in industrial revolution and digital transformation and enhance graduates’ marketability. 

Through this collaboration, it said both parties aim to upskill and enhance IUKL graduates’ digital literacy.

Altair Engineering managing director Srirangam Srirangarajan, highlighted Altair’s commitment to elevate digital literacy at tertiary level. 

“Altair will work with IUKL to modernize the curriculum to suit the impending digitalisation drive in the industry and lay a strong foundation for the graduates to continuously self-upgrade and be contemporary technologically for the rest of their work life.

“Altair will equip the students and practicing engineers alike, in the identified economic sectors with necessary knowledge on the latest technologies like artificial inteligence, machine learning  and data analytics,” he said.

IUKL president and vice-chancellor Noor Inayah said IUKL is committed to delivering quality education and research innovation. 

“We recognise the far-reaching impact of research in helping our students prepare for the challenges brought by Industry 4.0. Looking at the boundless benefits that digitalisation technology has to offer, IUKL welcomes this collaboration with Altair to enhance the skills of our graduates.

“IUKL is delighted to partner with Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence, to strengthen the quality education that IUKL has been providing for the past 20 years,” she said.

Beyond advising the university, Altair will also act as mentor for students, through offering academic courses and training for continuous education, the company said.


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