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Schoolof Microelectronicsand Solid-State Electronics Establishes Sister Partners

published: 2011-12-15 17:25:09       hits: 

On December 12, School of Microelectronics and Solid-State Electronics signed an MOU with School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, the University of Western Australia, which binds the two schools in a sister partnership.

Prof. Zhang Huaiwu, Dean of UESTC School of Microelectronics and Solid-State Electronics, and Prof. Liu Yinong, Chair of UWA School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, signed the MOU on behalf of their respective school. According to the memorandum, the two schools will strengthen cooperation in various areas such as launching postgraduate exchange programs and encouraging academic communications.

Founded in 1911 and situated in Perth, the capital of the State of Western Australia, the University of Western Australia is one of the oldest and most well-known universities in Western Australia. One of the Group Eight, UWA ranks 78th among the world top 100 universities listed by the American journal Newsweek. The Nobel laureate Professor Barry Marshall works for the university.