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Vice President of the University of Kentucky Visits UESTC

published: 2013-08-31 09:26:00       hits: 

Recently, Mrs. Susan, Vice President of the University of Kentucky paid a visit to UESTC, and had a nice meeting with Vice President of UESTC, Mr. Houjun WANG. A Cooperation MoU has been signed by both parties after this meeting.


On behalf of UESTC, Mr. WANG extended his warmly welcome to Mrs. Susan and made a brief introduction of UESTC. He expressed: "Proper development strategies would have been made whenever there is an oppurtunity during its development in the nearly six decades after it foudation of UESTC."At present, As Internationalazation is one the kernel strategies for her futer development, UESTC hopes to further strenghen the cooperation and communication with the first level universities in the world.After these years' efforts, UESTC has established friendly cooperative relationships related to fields of student cultivation, scientific research, faculty training etc. whit over 200 renown universities around 30 countries.UESTC has established sister relationships with College of William and Mary, USA and Pohang University of Science and Technology, and has founded UoG-UESTC Joint School with University of Glasgow, UK. The development and exploring of Internation Cooperation and Exchange earned UESTC abundant international resources with great development opportunities, and expanded her horizon and platform of development and laid a great foudation for her future development. The University of Kentucky is one of the most prestigious universities in USA, and has its own features and outstanding achievments in the fields of agriculture science and technology, life science and Electronic Information and Engineering. Mr. WANG hopes both parties will practically perform and strenghten cooperation at the right point.

Mrs. Susan was grateful to the warm welcome of UESTC and made a full introduction to the University of Kentucky on its development history and its current situation. She said, the University of Kentucky is also actively strenghtening cooperation with the renown universities in China and perfoming its internationalization with great efforts. As a "985 Project" University with special features and great strenghen in the field of Electronic Information, UESTC has fostered a lot of talents and has made a great contribution to the development in this field of China and the world. The University of Kentucky also hope to deepen mutual understanding, develop cooperation chanel and further explore cooperative fields with UESTC through student exchange as a start.   

Both parties signed the cooperative MoU after this meeting.

Prof. Zhi CHEN, Scholar of Program of Global Experts with representatives from School of Optic-Electronic Engineering and Office of International Cooperation and Exchange presented the meeting.

——Translated by Nie Wenkai