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Led by Vice President HUANG Wuhan, the USTB Delegation Visited Partner Universities in Japan

From June 5th to 9th, Prof. HUANG Wunan, Vice President of USTB led a delegation to Japan to carry out inter-school exchanges and academic discussions with Hokkaido University and Tohoku University and renew the inter-school cooperation agreement. During the visit, the delegation visited the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Japan and had cordial talks with representatives of USTB alumni in Japan.

1.jpgRenewal Ceremony

On June 6th, the delegation visited Hokkaido University and met with Prof. Takahashi Aya, Vice President of Hokkaido University. Prof. Aya said that Hokkaido University has established a cooperative relationship with USTB since 1986 and attaches great importance to the exchange and cooperation between the two sides for a long time. The two sides spoke highly of the outstanding results achieved in academic exchanges, talent cultivation, and scientific research cooperation over the past 40 years and renewed the cooperation agreement. Prof. HUANG said that he expects the two universities to continue to work together in the future and strengthen practical cooperation in various fields.

2.jpgThe symposium

The delegation also visited the History Museum and Library of Hokkaido University, held discussions with representatives of the faculty members, and had a symposium with USTB students studying at Hokkaido University.

3.jpgProf. CAO Wenbin exchanged with faculty members at IMRAM

4.jpgProf. SONG Bo exchanged with faculty member at IRIDS

From June 7th to 8th, the delegation visited Tohoku University and had a meeting with Prof. Toshiya Ueki, Executive Vice President of Tohoku University. The delegation visited the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (IMRAM) and the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDS). The two sides expressed appreciation for the outstanding achievements in talent cultivation and reached an agreement on resuming bilateral academic seminars and holding offline academic forums. The two sides indicated that they will further strengthen cooperation in student exchange programs and expand the scope of cooperation to relevant international frontier fields such as disaster science research, humanities, and social sciences.

5.jpgGroup photo with Education Section, Chinese Embassy in Japan

On June 9th, the delegation visited the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Japan and had a discussion with Ms. CHEN Liping, Counselor of the Education Section. Prof. HUANG Wunan expressed his gratitude to the Education Section for its long-term support toward the USTB teachers and students in exchange Japan and hoped to get more support from the Section in establishing overseas alumni associations and holding overseas talent recruitment fairs. Prof. HUANG also met with representatives of USTB alumni working and studying in Japan and proposed to build a long-term communication platform to serve more alumni in Japan, strengthen the influence of USTB in local area, and promote exchanges and cooperation with high-level universities and enterprises in Japan.

This visit is an important measure to further build the global cooperation network of USTB. Relevant personnel from the Office of International Affairs, School of Materials Science and Engineering, and School of Civil and Resources Engineering participated in the visit.

Draft: TANG Hui

Revision: CHENG Mingyuan

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    University News

  • Date

    June 21,2023

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