MITE to use the same technology in its classrooms that companies worldwide depend on to design some of today's most sophisticated products.
Mangalore, March 20, 2014 - Mangalore Institute of Technology & Engineering (MITE), a unit of Rajalaxmi Education Trust today announced that it has received an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software to set up a Center of Excellence (COE) for Digital Design, Validation and Digital Manufacturing. The value of the software granted to the institute is around USD 79 million.
The COE give students access to the same technology that companies around the world depend on every day to develop innovative products in a wide varietyof industries including automotive, aerospace, machinery, shipbuilding, high-tech electronics and many more. Graduates with this type of software training are highly-recruited candidates for advanced technology jobs.
The in-kind grant for MITE includes Siemens PLM Software solutions such as NXT, Tecnomatix ® and FibersimT. NXT software is a leading integrated solution for computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE). Tecnomatix ® portfolio is the industry leading digital manufacturing software. FibersimT portfolio of software is the solution for composites engineering.
The grant was provided by Siemens PLM Software's academic program that delivers PLM software technology to more than one million students yearly at more than 12,000 global institutions. Siemens PLM Software is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 7 million licensed seats and more than 71,000 customers worldwide, delivering upon solutions to help its customer make smarter decisions that result in better products.
"We are excited to work with Siemens PLM Software to provide industry-leading technology in the classroom," said Rajesh Chouta, President, Rajalaxmi Education Trust and Mangalore Institute of Technology & Engineering. "By using the same technology in the classroom that is used by companies all over the world to develop a wide variety of products, our students gain important real-world experience during their studies that will serve them well after graduation," he further added.
As product complexity continues to grow, students who are able to use PLM software technology are expected to be highly recruited. Siemens PLM Software is delighted to have MITE as one of our academic partners to help build the next generation of engineers," said Suman Bose, Vice President & Managing Director, Siemens PLM Software India.