3D learning -- on the Cloud!

17th November 2015
3D learning -- on the Cloud!

Bubhaneswar, Odisha, November 16, 2015: World leader in 3D design software — Dassault Systèmes  --  has partnered with -with Centurion University of Technology & Management, Odisha (CUTM) to offer virtual design and digital manufacturing programmes with Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform for Academia on the cloud. This would be the first ever all- on-cloud programme being offered in India through Dassault Systemes, by a University. The collaboration would involve Dassault Systèmes technology and applications, interactive learning and training material and Dassault Systemes’ professional certification.
To uplift technical skill development of students, Centurion University has launched its Industry relevant PG Diploma Courses, ACCEPT (Academic Centre of Excellence in PLM Technologies) programme. Through this partnership Dassault Systèmes would serve as a technology partner for the ACCEPT programme to offer world leading 3DEXPERIENCE platform at the centre, for teaching students. ACCEPT will use 3DEXPERIENCEplatform on cloud to address the skill gap in higher technical education as well as for the PG Diploma. The cloud application for Centurion will address 86 high end Domain Applications and covers around 19 commercial roles .
Centurion group is a ten year old university, its first College was started in Parlakhemundi located in Gajpati District of Odissa. Centurion group has made committed efforts to bring about a difference to this area; both academically and socio-economically. Today, Centurion University has five campuses at Paralakhemundi, Bhubaneswar, Bolangir, Rayagada, and Chatrapur offering B. Tech., MBA, +2 Science, ITI, Primary and Secondary Education in addition to Skill and Vocational Training and Social Entrepreneurship initiatives.
3DEXPERIENCE for Academia, is the most advanced software for product and learning innovation, and it is now available in a few clicks, on the cloud, to all educators and students who want to experience the engineering practices of industry leaders for increased employment opportunities in the new global economy. Years of collaboration with educators and students across various institutions and disciplines have led to a flexible, tailored set of learning solutions. 3DEXPERIENCE for Academia comes as a multi-disciplinary social collaboration baseline. It can be extended with dedicated packages supporting educational, research and organisational processes in Design and Engineering, Systemes Engineering, Manufacturing and Production and in two new domains: Architecture and Civil Engineering and Governance Project and Management.|
Dassault Systèmes has been collaborating with educators and students across various institutions and disciplines in order to create a flexible, tailored set of solutions that would place easy and natural collaboration between teachers, researchers, students and industry mentors at the center of social innovation. 
Dr. Chandan Chowdhury, Managing Director-India, Dassault Systèmes’ said, “We are extremely delighted to announce our first academic solution on the cloud, and this partnership is just the first step towards bridging the skill gap in India. Centurion University is one of the early adopters of the technology innovation in the academia space, I am confident that with this partnership we will be able to contribute  to India’s skill development mission and create better job opportunities for the youth of the country”.
Prof. D.N. Rao, Vice President, Centurion University of Technology & Management said, “We are excited about this partnership as this is going to take our endeavour to provide superior educational experience, which is industry relevant, to the next level. We understand the power of such tools and are certain that the state of the art solutions by Dassault Systèmes would enable us to impart better quality education and improve employability of our students”
3DEXPERIENCE platform for Academia on the cloud, the most advanced solution for product and pedagogical innovation is now made available in just a few clicks to educators and students who want to experience the engineering practices of industry leaders for increased employment opportunities in the new global economy. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform for Academia’s cloud offering is based on a dedicated infrastructure that can be tailored to meet the needs of diverse institutions in secondary, vocational or higher education. 
For more information: http://academy.3ds.com/cloud/

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