The Corporate Alliance for Washington University and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Mumbai SkylineThe Corporate Alliance for Washington University and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (CAWI) provides innovative solutions and talent development through collaborative programs and projects in thematic areas of strategic importance to society, industry and the government

CAWI Objectives

• Perform cutting edge research of relevance to industry, government and society. The research areas will focus on multi-national interests and global challenge and issues
• Create the next generation of personnel to work in these areas by collaboratively training high quality students
• Be a leading network to address challenges and corporate needs through the performance of research in state of the art facilities.
• Offer training programs of relevance to Industry personnel
• Developing global innovation and growth leaders through world-class executive education
• Mainstream sustainability focusing on energy and environment

Benefits to Industry and Other Partners

• Partnership with academic leaders in targeted research projects. Academic leaders would bring expertise and intellectual know how and approach; and industry participants would bring similar aspects and help identify relevant problems
• Ability to form project teams to seek funds from government and other sources such as CSR. Leveraging other resources from governmental organizations to support R&D
• Annual Report from Corporate Alliance with updates from all projects underway
• Access to high quality personnel (as interns and potential employees). Selection of named scholars to work on projects of interest and participatory role during the educational program
• Targeted training programs of direct relevance to Industry
• Focused executive degree and certificate programs
• Networking with other corporations
• Access to R&D Park with established ecosystem to promote industry and community related activities

Initial Areas for Collaboration
Corporate Members
Membership Form

Past Activities

June 30, 2014
Corporate Alliance for WUSTL & IITB (CAWI)
Taj Hotel (near Gateway of India), Mumbai, India

11:00 am EMBA Launch (Joint degree Program with IIT Bombay

2:00 pm Corporate Alliance Annual Meeting

Contact Kim Coleman (kcole@seas.wustl.edu ) for more information.

October 2013
Corporate Alliance for WUSTL & IITB (CAWI), Annual Distinguished Alumni Meeting (ADAM),
and Faculty Alumni Network (FAN) Meeting; October 19 – 20, 2013

† CAWI 2013
October 19, 2013
Knight Center, Washington University in St. Louis

† ADAM / FAN Meetings
Sunday, October 20, 2013
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

† S.T. LEE Lecture
Saturday, October 19, 2013
8:30 am – 7:30 pm

PHOTOS > PHOTOS † 2013 Corporate Alliance Weekend