Beijing, 4th December, 2017 (BISTU)— All-around collaboration between BISTU and James Cook University (JCU) is initiated in the agreement signed by both institutions on the meeting of BISTU Vice President Chen Gang with Prof. Marcus Lane, Acting Vice President and Dean of School of Science and Engineering of JCU.
Following his welcome to the JCU delegation, Chen Gang delivers a brief introduction to BISTU with focus on research and international exchange and communication. Chen Gang points out that Lane’s visit will deepen mutual understanding and establish friendship by signing memorandum of understanding. He hopes that the delegation initiates an opportunity for both institutions to conduct a series of collaborative programs, including students’ exchange, faculty visit, joint doctoral degree project, international educational collaboration, and joint research.
In his introduction to JCU and the program Internet of Things--- a program with which JCU and BISTU are to collaborate, Lane says that in-depth international exchange of students is necessary. For international students, it is necessary for them to work hard. However, it is equally important for them to learn more about local culture. JCU will try the best to promote in-depth exchange between both institutions.
On behalf of both institutions Chen Gang and Lane sign the memorandum of understanding. And dual degree project is also signed by Su Zhong, Dean of School of Information and Communication Engineering of BISTU and School of Science and Engineering of JCU.
Following the signing ceremony, both parties negotiate on issues regarding 2+2 dual degree project in Internet of Things, short-term students’ exchange, faculty training, and collaborative academic research.
The signing ceremony and meeting is also attended by Wang Jiuhe, Executive Vice Dean of Postgraduate School and Dean of School of Automation, Dean Huang Min of School of Electromechanical Engineering, Dean Li Ning of School of Computer Science, Dr. Lu Jing, Director of International Cooperation Department, and Vice Li Xuehua of School of Information and Communication Engineering.