Gautam Buddha University
Centre for Rapid and Alternative Energy Mobility of Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida
Education is key to enrich our socio-cultural values and facilitate the all-round scientific and technological development as well as to sustain growth and prosperity in the economy. It is also a potent and purposive intervention to facilitate, object oriented learning, invoke utilitarian skills, consolidate moral values, bring advancement in scientific and technical know how, enhance individual and social commitments, reinforce one's faith in the self and shape the individual as well as societal behavior of generations to come. In the wake of Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), our education system needs to master various emerging breakthroughs in technology and also cope with the social and economic changes. A host of new disciplines like data science, robotics, artificial intelligence, business informatics, nano-technology, quantum computing, genomics, biotechnology, the Internet of Things, the Industrial Internet of Things, fifth-generation wireless technologies, precision drones, additive manufacturing/ 3D printing and evolution of fully autonomous, self driven and alternative energy vehicles are going to disrupt almost every industry into every country. On the economic front, after experiencing full cycle of globalisation, we are now at the threshold of de-globalisation. The ongoing strife in social and other spheres of life can best be resolved through our rich philosophical traditions of Buddhism and the ancient wisdom enshrined into our scriptures service Vedic age and other sources of rich heritage. So, we at the GBU have a firm resolve to endeavor, attain and outpace various international benchmarks of quality and innovativeness in education, as well as to infuse education with our rich heritage, ancient wisdom and national ethos, along with emphasis to integrate ethics & values in the conduct behavior of our graduating students. Indeed, at the GBU we have sustained commitment for all these goals."