SANTA CLARA, June 10, 2009
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the PSG College of Technology--India has chosen Agilent's range of integrated curriculum-based solution kits for engineering and electronics educators to complement its undergraduate-level courses. This range of curriculum-based courseware is designed to help educators get the most out of their equipment and time through the mix of teaching slide sets, problem-based student labs and industry-standard measurement equipment.
"We have experienced firsthand the benefits of using Agilent equipment," said professor S. Jayaraman, PSG College's head of Electronics and Communication Engineering department. "We believe in the value proposition of the Agilent Education Program and the Multipurpose Lab Station (MPLS). Its easy-to-use bundled solution gives us the flexibility to design, develop and conduct our own innovative lab experiments. The MPLS will greatly aid our students' learning and will be used extensively in our education and research curriculum."
Since the purchase of 20 units of the MPLS, the PSG College of Technology has integrated the MPLS into various classes, including digital electronics, communication engineering and integrated circuits courses.
"Our success with PSG College reinforces our commitment to create better solutions for educators worldwide," said Mike Kawasaki, Agilent's education program manager. "Our products give aspiring scientists the opportunity to work with the latest equipment and reiterates Agilent's proposition to deliver value to our customers - regardless of their budgets."
About PSG College of Technology--India
The PSC College of Technology was established in 1951 and is funded by the PSG & Sons Charities Trust. The college is government-aided, autonomous, ISO 9001-certified and affiliated with Anna University. The college offers a total of 48 full-time and part-time programs in Science, Engineering and Management at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. See www.psgtech.edu for additional information.
About Agilent Multipurpose Lab Station
The Agilent Multipurpose Lab Station is a complete curriculum-based solution for learning and teaching basic electronics and instrumentation. Included are key instruments - such as an oscilloscope, function generator, power supply and multimeter - and a training kit that contains exercises and pre-written labs to help students understand the fundamentals of these systems. More information about the Agilent Multipurpose Lab Station is available at www.agilent.com/find/mpls.
For a complete listing of Agilent products for educational labs, please visit Agilent's one-stop resource for engineering educators, researchers and students: Educator's Corner at www.agilent.com/find/edu. Educator's Corner also has a wide selection of comprehensive tools to help enhance higher education curriculum and research capabilities, such as pre-written lab sheets, lecture assistance, reference materials, student resources, product demos/ videos, product information, education promotions and discounts.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 19,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $5.8 billion in fiscal 2008. Information about Agilent is available on the Web at www.agilent.com.
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