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SJTU-Leeds Bilateral Cooperation Seminar Held at SJTU

March 23, 2018      Author: Bao Chenjing

From March 21 to 22, Yu Haisui, Vice President of University of Leeds (http://www.leeds.ac.uk/), and Professor Andy Dougill, Executive Dean of the School of Earth and Environment (http://www.environment.leeds.ac.uk/) visited Shanghai Jiaotong University and attended the SJTU-Leeds Bilateral Cooperation Seminar. Together with SJTU experts, they discussed about the possibility of cooperation on environmental field and implementation programs. SJTU president Lin Zhongqin attended the seminar and gave a speech.

The seminar invited twelve scholars from six schools of Leeds, including the School of Earth and Environment, School of Medicine (http://medhealth.leeds.ac.uk/medicine), School of Civil Engineering (https://engineering.leeds.ac.uk/civil), etc. , and thirteen scholars from four schools of SJTU, including the School of Environmental Science and Engineering (http://sese.sjtu.edu.cn/), School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering (http://www.seiee.sjtu.edu.cn/), etc. Both parties had a deep discussion and exchange on environmental health, pollution control, sustainable development, environmental big data and intelligent decision making.

The leaders of both universities highly addressed the bilateral cooperation. President Lin Zhongqin said it was a productive discussion, and with the joint training of undergraduates in the School of Environmental Science and Engineering at first, SJTU and Leeds would gradually reach common censuses on complementary advantages, in-depth cooperation and common development in terms of major research cooperation, exchanges of teachers and talent training. Meanwhile, SJTU also welcomed the students from the University of Leeds to come here for study and visits.

Furthermore, Geng Yong, Dean of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Ji Shaoling, Communist Party Secretary of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Li Weidong, Associate Dean of Office of Research Management (kejichu.sjtu.edu.cn/), and Mo Liangjin, Director of Office of International Change and Cooperation (http://global.sjtu.edu.cn/AboutUs/AboutUs) and other relevant officials also attended the seminar.

 

 

Translated by Huang Yiqing  Reviewed by Wang Bingyu