RIT Dubai, a global American University in Dubai, has collaborated with ONE MOTO, a leader in the design and development of electrical vehicles, to be a strategic partner for conducting research and development. The research and development will be in the areas of: electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles, renewable energy, sustainability and smart solutions. RIT University in Dubai and ONE MOTO will also be collaborating in areas of mentorship, training and student placements.
Under the new collaboration, The ONE MOTO Academy will also help RIT Dubai providing resources to selected projects planned for implementation and give students a chance for internships. From its side, RIT Dubai will help ONE MOTO in presenting various research and development projects that are desired and would add value to both parties. ONE MOTO will also be able to access and use the various research facilities at RIT Dubai.
Dr Yousef al Assaf, President of RIT Dubai was delighted to cooperate with ONE MOTO, Dr Al Assaf commented: “It is interesting to see how RIT students will be working in real innovative projects that requires technical and business skills. As a university, it is our responsibility to train and equip students with expertise to face the challenges of the future as well as contribute in making developments in the field of sustainable industries. With ONE MOTO, we will be able to do that and more! Both RIT University in Dubai and ONE MOTO will work together in executing UAE’s 2030’s vision.
“We are truly excited to partner with RIT, sharing the vision and the desire to change, evolve, unite and collaborate is highly regarded” Adam Ridgway, CEO- ONE MOTO, Middle East. “The ONE MOTO Academy will work closely with the students and faculty to develop, mentor and pioneer future mobility, sustainability and growth in the region; sharing the vision of our countries leaders and Expo2020 Dubai.
“Many talk about change, some actually do and collaboration is vital to success and we welcome others to connect and join our journey” commented Ridgway.
Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai, a highly technologically-focused American university, is located in and sponsored by Dubai Silicon Oasis. Established in 2008, RIT University in Dubai is accredited both in the United States and by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education. RIT Dubai is a branch university of RIT New York. RIT Dubai offers internationally recognised American degrees in Business, Engineering, and Computing, both for Bachelor’s and Master’s programs. Students can also study at RIT’s global campuses in New York, Croatia, and Kosovo, and are guaranteed to earn relevant work experience while studying through RIT’s nationally-unique co-op program. A graduate of RIT Dubai has the same benefits of RIT New York and the graduates’ degree come from the main campus at Rochester, NY.