Ashgabat, Washington plan to cooperate in science
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Sept. 30 / Trend H. Hasanov /
The U.S and Turkmenistan discuss the potential future cooperation between scientists and researchers, the U.S embassy in Ashgabat said.
According to the information, U.S. Expert in Science and Research Capacity Development Ph.D. Marilyn Pifer is in Ashgabat to discuss potential future cooperation between U.S. and Turkmen scientists and researchers, the message said.
Dr. Pifer's program in Turkmenistan includes a variety of meetings with Turkmen government officials, researchers, and students, including visits to the Ministry of Education, Academy of Sciences, Polytechnic Institute, Research Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Oil and Gas Research Institute, "Sun" Research Institute, and the Turkmen State Energy Institute in Mary.
Dr. Pifer's meetings and seminars will cover a variety of science-related topics, such as:
"Developing Joint Research Projects", "Turning Research into Commercial Technology",
"Cooperation in Higher Education Science and Technology Curriculum Development: Experience from CIS Countries and Current U.S. Education Trends"
Dr. Pifer is the Associate Program Director for CRDF Global's university-based research and education programs in Eurasia. CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration in over 30 countries.