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On January 26, a delegation headed by the rector of the
Azerbaijan Technical University (AzTU), Vilayat Valiyev, visited
the cities of Istanbul, Gebze, and Corum in Turkiye, Azernews
During the visit, the AzTU delegation met with representatives
from Bogazici, Istanbul Technical University, Hitit University,
Tubitak Bilgem, Bilisim Vadisi, and SAHA Istanbul (SAHA Istanbul
Defense Aerospace Cluster).
During the meeting with Bogazici University rector Mehmet Naci
Inci, the Azerbaijani university delegation discussed the
organization of joint international conferences and the
implementation of research in the fields of information technology
and economics. The parties agreed to hold international conferences
dedicated to the 100th birthday anniversary of the great leader
Heydar Aliyev, the 100th anniversary of Turkiye's establishment,
and the 160th anniversary of Bogazici University in the third
quarter of 2023.
In the meeting with Istanbul Technical University (ITU) rector
Ismail Koyuncu and the AzTU delegation discussed energy, logistics,
advanced transport technologies, scientific publications, and joint
teaching topics, as well as internships between the universities.
In addition, preliminary preparations are underway for a workshop
that ITU, AzTU, and Tashkent State University of Communications
will hold on April 26-28, 2023 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, as well as
a joint center to be created by all three universities in the field
of transport and logistics.
During the meeting of AzTU representatives with the head of
Tubitak Bilgem, Ali Gorcin, ideas were exchanged regarding the
study of Bilgem's teaching experience in the field of cyber
security, and the creation of a similar laboratory at the AzTU in
this direction. The possibility of sending AzTU students to Bilgem
for cyber security training in 2023 was also mentioned at the
meeting. At the same time, discussions were held regarding the
benefits of AzTU faculty from Bilgem's research experience in the
field of cybersecurity.
In the meeting with the General Director of Turkiye's Silicon
Valley Ahmet Serdar Ibrahimcioglu, the situation regarding the
establishment of the 'Baku Center of Silicon Valley' as a
technopark at AzTU was discussed. It was noted that the center is
planned to be established by the second quarter of 2023. The
parties also exchanged views on the possibility of AzTU students
participating in startup competitions held by Silicon Valley.
AzTU meeting with the delegation led by the general director of
SAHA Istanbul, Ilhami Keles, discussed the implementation of joint
training and scientific-research activities. In addition, it was
stated that the possibility of applying to the MBA program of the
SAHA Istanbul Academy in Azerbaijan will be investigated.
During the meeting of AzTU delegation with Hitit University
rector Ali Osman Ozturk joint teaching and research activities in
the fields of engineering and food technologies were discussed. In
addition, it was decided to explore the possibility of a dual
degree program in food engineering at the master's level.
Discussions were also held regarding the participation of AzTU and
Hitit University in joint projects related to the restoration of
Fuzuli District, which is twinned with the city of Corum.
The delegation headed by the rector of AzTU, Vilayat Valiyev,
included Vice-Rector for International Relations Fariz Mammadov and
Director of the Center for Cooperation between Universities and
Enterprises and Continuing Education Aynura Ismayilova.