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University of Strathclyde Sends Delegation to UESTC

published: 2011-11-08 22:51:13       hits: 

On November 7, Mr. Scott MacGregor, Dean of Faculty of Engineering, University of Strathclyde, visited UESTC with a delegation. Vice-president Xiong Caidong interviewed the guests. The two sides exchanged views on launching joint educational programs and sending faculty members to each other.



Vice-president Xiong expressed warm welcome to Mr. MacGregor and his delegation, saying that, as one of the best institutions of higher learning in Scotland and as one with great influence on the electronic information field in China respectively, his university and UESTC had conducted intensive research in the areas of millimeter wave and tera-hertz technologies, and that both universities had had several opportunities to exchange views at Sino-British/European academic symposiums on these technologies. On the basis of such contacts, he hoped, the wo universities could expand and deepen cooperation in the electronic information field.

Mr. Scott MacGregor made a brief introduction to University of Strathclyde and reviewed the bilateral cooperation in the past years, hoping that the two sides could deepen cooperation in education and academic communication and make greater contribution to the development of electronic information technology in the world.

Officials from School of Electronic Engineering, School of Energy Science and Office for International Exchange and Cooperation had in-depth discussions on issues concerning 2+2 undergraduate programs, 3+1 postgraduate programs and exchange visiting programs for young teachers.

It is reported that UESTC and University of Strathclyde began cooperation in January 2011. Presently, educational programs, exchange  visiting programs for faculty members and academic communications are being conducted between the two universities. Last summer, UESTC sent students to Strathclyde for short-term exchange.