In its quest for knowledge, the University team has reached out to different Universities and institutions of repute for guidance and collaborations. It visited various campuses, such as the University of Pennsylvania, Arizona State University, Duke University, the Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, University of North Carolina and University of Virginia. Several rounds of discussion had been held with academicians from different disciplines to prepare the academic framework. They include eminent professors like Mr. Siddharth Dasgupta, Mr. M.A. Pai, and Mr. Erik Sander. Lessons have been learnt from modern Universities like the Ashoka University (Panipat), Azim Premji University (Bengaluru), IIIT, Indraprastha (New Delhi) and the like.
The National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad has prepared the feasibility Report for an Institute of Design within the University as a cross-disciplinary center of excellence.
Several Professors from the United States have offered their services to mentor the proposed University. Prominent among them are Dr. Chitta Baral, Dr. Prasant Mohapatra, Dr. Bhanu P.Jena, Dr. Lalatendu Acharya, Dr. Binayak Mohanty, Dr. Laxmi N. Bhuyan, Dr. Abani Patra, Dr. Chitta Ranjan Ray, and the like.
We firmly believe that the University will provide the necessary platform for collaborative research and teaching with world-class institutions in the coming years.