About Us



The International Institute for Scientific and Academic Collaboration (IISAC) is a non-profit organization, under 501 (c) 3 provisions of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in USA. Founded in 1998, this charity organization is run by volunteer professors, scientists, medical doctors, engineers and young professionals. The aim of the organization is to promote interaction among scientists, engineers, professors and students in developed and developing countries like India to build true global citizens with international perspectives.

One of IISAC’s prime goals is to associate with the UN to uphold its noble slogan “Peace and Prosperity for People and the Planet” by implementing many of their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in USA and India. This is to address issues related to environment, climate change, tropical diseases, public health, empowerment of children with disabilities and conducting several programs marginalized members of the society.

Our Vision

Globalization of education for molding a generation of young adults with international perspectives, reverence to the planet earth and protection of it’s inhabitants.

Mission& Focus

Enhance IISAC services that will complement with UN SDGs goals by creating awareness and actions at grass root level for empowering and finding solutions for:

  • Children with neurodevelopmental disabilities
  • Preventing birth defects
  • Pollution control and climate change
  • Environmental health and tropical infectious diseases
  • Social empowerment of weaker members of the society
  • Promoting green and eco technology for environmental protection


  • Promote international education with US universities through the Semester in India and faculty-led short term programs.
  • Create awareness in tropical biodiversity, environmental health, climate change and sustainable development through nature education, field activities and research.
  • Promote experiential learning opportunities for US students in India with NGOs, educational institutions and charity organizations.
  • Promote collaborative research between US and Indian universities.
  • Create short term higher education teaching opportunities for American professors in India.
  • Conduct conferences, seminars and workshops in cutting edge technology.
  • Conduct career seminars for high school and college students
  • Promote US educational opportunities for Indian students through seminars.
  • Create future scientists by identifying and mentoring exceptional students.
  • Promote Diaspora studies and research for the benefit of second generation Indians abroad.
  • Promote and publish reference books, text books and field guides to support IISAC’s international education activities and research.
  • To bring experts of international repute in the fields of economics, finance and future studies to form a consultancy group to advice respective governments in India and America on developmental issues, and to foster bilateral and multilateral dialogue under the forum Asia America Economic Forum.
  • Work with NGO’s in addressing issues related to biodiversity loss, climate change, pollution control and reduce the incidence of tropical infectious diseases
  • Work with charity organizations to empower children with neurodevelopmental disabilities by bringing experts and raising funds for their betterment
  • Establish professional relationships with startup companies in providing drinking water by developing affordable devices using solar power.
  • Promote activities related to underprivileged women by addressing issues related to gender based violence, life coping skills, substance abuse, developing reading habits, emotional wellness, equal participation through policy changes etc.
  • Provide education and project based programs in public health and community medicine by encouraging vaccinations, sex education and eradication and prevention of viral and bacterial diseases


IISAC by achieving various milestones during the last twenty five years has emerged as a notable charity organization in international education and youth empowerment. Here is how we grew:

  • 1998: Established as a nonprofit and non political educational and youth enrichment organization in NJ, USA
  • 2000: Established the Semester in India Program’ with Pondicherry University, India
  • 2000: Publication of Alpha Vision, an interdisciplinary higher education journal of IISAC for college students
  • 2001: Obtained 501(c) (3) status from Internal Revenue Service, USA
  • 2002: Obtained incorporation from the state of New Jersey
  • 2002-2010: Implementation of several educational and youth enrichment activities in USA
  • Career and higher education seminars for high school and college students
  • Youth enrichment through mentorship and networking for talented high school students in USA
  • Organized several educational and scientific seminars in Indian colleges and universities.
  • Provided guidance to university professors on curriculum development in science and technology.
  • 2008: Developed various experiential learning opportunities for US students in India: internships, working with NGOs and non-profit organizations, volunteer teaching and services learning.
  • 2010: Developed faculty-led program for Grand Valley State University, Michigan and St. Mary’s College Maryland on sustainable communities and tropical biology in Kerala, South India.
  • 2010: Developed ‘Professor of Inspiration Program’ for US professors interested in teaching in Indian universities and colleges on a short term basis to introduce American teaching methodology in India.
  • 2010: Permission from Government of India through Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to start a liaison office in Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • 2012: Publication of text book ‘An Introduction to Kerala Studies’ for undergraduate college students as a part of South Asian studies in US universities.
  • 2013: Development of Semester in India program with University of Kerala, Kariyavattom campus in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
  • 2014: Development of Semester in India, Tropical Biology and Ecology program with Mar Ivanios College Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
  • 2014: Development of Science Semester Program with emphasis on Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Medicine at KIIT University, Odisha.
  • 2016: Development of Tropical Biology India Short term program in the areas of Agriculture, Horticulture, Tropical Plant Biology, Animal Diversity, Environmental and Earth Sciences, Aquatic & Marine Biology with Tropical Institute for Ecological Science (TIES), Kottayam, Kerala
  • 2017: Developed Tropical Public Health program for students of US and Canadian Universities to learn about the health issues and management in India.
  • 2017: Introduced 6-7 weeks Summer Kerala programs for US students with the University of Kerala for short term study, research, field works and projects.
  • 2017: Formed a division in IISAC called Tropical School for Green Sciences to promote Environmental Health and Green Technologies for an Eco-friendly sustainable future through specialized studies and research in India.
  • 2021: Developed “Earth’s Ambassadors Program” in India for students from primary to college to learn about earth, ecosystems, sustainable development and protection of environment by providing nature camp in eco sensitive areas of Kerala to educate the young ones how to explore nature and learn the importance of protecting mother earth.
  • 2022: Implemented Clerkship Abroad India Program with affiliated medical schools and specialized hospitals in Kerala to provide practical training in clinical medicine for visiting international medical students.
  • 2023: Working with the Civil Society Unit of the UN to get approval for IISAC as an NGO to implement several SDGs goals of UN in USA and India.
  • 2023: IISAC hopes to become an NGO in special consultative status with the United Nations