On November 8th, 2013, Dr. Mohammed A. Kalkhan, Director of Center of Remote Sensing traveled to USA and signed the International Memorandum of Understanding (IMOU) between the University of Kufa and University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA. The IMOU frames the development of scholarly exchanges in academics and long term research programs and encourages the enrollment of qualified University of Kufa students for ‘two-plus- two’ programs, “three and half” programs, and others, in the fields of engineering, sciences, remote sensing and GIS, environment, and public health. In addition, Dr. Kalkhan discussed opportunities with Dean and the faculty of College of Engineering regarding capacity development and collaborative research at the Center of Remote Sensing at U of Kufa; in essence, to create a ‘Mirror Site’ – a specialized Remote Sensing Laboratory at University of Kufa. University of Missouri was delighted to welcome Dr. Kalkhan’s appointment as Adjunct Professor within Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), University of Missouri.This appointment in ECE has been approved by the faculty of the department. University of Missouri invited the President, Dr. Akeel Yasseen, Members of his Cabinet and University Council, and Departmental Heads of University of Kufa to continue this dialog at University of Missouri, already initiated by Dr. Mohammed A. Kalkhan.