On the afternoon of Dec. 6, 2016, the delegation headed by Gilles Bloch, President of University Paris-Saclay, visited Shanghai Jiaotong University. The delegation members including Guillaume Garreta, Chief of the Department of Research and Development of Université Paris-Saclay, and Gaétan MESSIN, technology consul of the France Consulate in Shanghai.
President Zhang Jie extended his warm welcome to the guests and gave an introduction on SJTU's recent development. Zhang pointed out that SJTU is not only one of China's most renowned and historic universities, but also one of the most rapid growing innovation-oriented institutions.Besides, international cooperation has always been SJTU's strong points while innovation been SJTU's unremitting energy to move forward. Zhang Jie indicated that SJTU has built a long-term cooperative relationship with several technology institutions of Université Paris-Saclay and has looked forward to establish substantive collaboration with other institutions and colleges of Université Paris-Saclay.
Mo Liangjin, Chief of the Division of International Cooperation and Communication of SJTU, and Li Ping, Vice Dean of SJTU-Paris Elite Institute of Technology also attended the meeting. The delegation visited SJTU-Paris Elite Institute of Technology and exchanged views on further cooperation with Yu Jin, Dean of SJTU-Paris Elite Institute of Technology.
Translated by Qiu Jianfeng Reviewed by Wang Bingyu