Eleven South Asian students graduated from World Maritime University
On Sunday 4 December 2011, the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö celebrated its yearly Graduation ceremony for its MSc programmes. Every year a good number of students from South Asia pass through these, and in the class of 2011, consisting of 168 students from 46 countries, four came from India, three from Bangladesh, two from Maldives, and one each from Pakistan and Sri Lanka. This year also included a completed PhD in Maritime Administration by Rajendra Prasad (photo to the right), Assistant Professor at WMU since 2008. He successfully defended his PhD thesis, entitled "The Role of Collaborative Learning in Promoting Safety in Shipboard Machinery Spaces" on 23 November 2011. SASNET was represented at the festive ceremony by deputy director Lars Eklund and his wife Bubu Munshi Eklund. Read a report from the 2011 graduation ceremony.