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SJTU-ParisTech Sign to Establish a Joint Engineering College

April 08, 2012      Author: Zhang Wenqing

On the occasion of its 116th anniversary, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) marched a step forward in its internationalization path. On April 8, the signing ceremony of SJTU-ParisTech cooperation agreement was held to establish a college of engineering. SJTU President Zhang Jie and Mr. Cyrille van EFFENTERRE, President of Paris Institute of Technology, signed the agreement on behalf of the two universities.

SJTU and ParisTech are committed to build a model for Sino-foreign cooperation in the field of engineering education by utilizing the French elite engineer education mode and jointly exploring and reforming the present training system. Hence, through cultivation of more engineers with international vision and competiveness, innovation and team spirit, it will be easier for China's education to fit in with the needs of economic and social development as well as opening up.

Present at the signing ceremony were Lin Huiqing, Assistant Minister of Education and Member of CPC Leading Group of MoE, Li Ruiyang and Yin Jie, Deputy Directors of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, Sun Chao, Party Secretary of Minhang District, Governor Mo Fuchun and Deputy Governor Yang Demei of Minhang District, Emmanoel LENNAIN, French Consul General in Shanghai, Cyrille van EFFENTERRE, President of ParisTech, General Xavier Michel, President of École Polytechnique, Shen Wen, President and General Manager of Zizhu Scientific Park and Board Director and President of Zijiang Group, Zhang Yujin, Vice President of AVIC Commercial Aircraft Engine Company (ACAE), Dr. Raymond Chan, Chairman and Group CEO of IDT International Ltd and Member of Board of Trustees of SJTU and Mrs. Chan, Brandon Liu Tieh-ching, Managing Director of Feoso Oil Ltd and Member of Board of Trustees of SJTU and Mrs. Liu, Ma Dexiu, Chairperson of SJTU Council, Zhang Jie, President of SJTU, Lin Zhongqin, Wu Dan and Huang Zhen, Vice Presidents of SJTU, and other representatives.

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Translated by Zhang Shuang | Reviewed by Tian Cong