Alliance University hosted international visitors from Russia between 16 – 21 May 2022. In the visit over few days, Dr. Elena Zarova, Head of Department of Statistics at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and the Chief Researcher of the Situational Centre for Socio-Economic Development of the Regions of the Russian Federation was accompanied by Dr. Maria Frolova, the International Partnership Development Consultant in Russia for Alliance University.
During her visit Dr. Elena Zarova had very fruitful discussions with Dr. Anubha Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Alliance University on collaborations that would result in various academic partnerships leading to Student and Faculty Exchanges, Joint Research and Publications and Joint International Seminar.
Dr. Elena Zarova, during the visit delivered a guest lecture on 'Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics'. Students with keen interest in Data Science across various academic units of Alliance University attended the International Guest Lecture Session. Dr. Elena Zarova also had an interactive session with senior faculty from the Data Science area exploring possibilities of Joint Research, Publications and Seminars.
Dr. Elena Zarova and Dr. Maria Frolova also witnessed the Alliance Literary Festival 2022. Dr. Maria wrote to Alliance University expressing joy in the amazing time spent at the Alliance University campus with the words, “We appreciate greatly the hospitality of Alliance University and the opportunity to join ALF 2022. The ALF allowed us to seamlessly mingle with Indian culture and education and get exposed to some of the greatest thinkers, authors and performers of India. It is certainly a unique opportunity for an international visitor. This Festival made us feel that in the nearest decades in our digital and volatile world, the importance of liberal arts and humanitarian education will increase and become very crucial. Literature, arts, music, dancing teach us to become sensitive individuals. We heard so many important things from the stage: acceptance, love, caring, and these were not just words, the speakers were sincere with their emotions.”