Kobe University visits UTAR

A two-member delegate from Kobe University, Japan visited UTAR Petaling Jaya Campus on 30 September 2014. They were Kobe University Executive Vice President Prof Inoue Noriyuki and Professor of International Business Law Prof Akira Saito. The aim of the visit was to explore areas of collaboration with UTAR towards enhancing more educational opportunities of mutual benefit.

On hand to welcome them was the UTAR team comprising UTAR Vice President (R&D and Commercialisation) Prof Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei, Faculty of Accountancy and Management (FAM) Deputy Dean Dr Kevin Low Lock Teng, Faculty of Business and Finance (FBF) Deputy Dean Dr Lee Thean Chye, Centre for Disaster Risk Reduction Chairperson Prof Dr Yasuo Tanaka, FAM Department of International Business Head of Programme (PhD & MPhil programmes) Dr Sia Bee Chuan, Faculty of Engineering and Science (FES) Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering Dr Wang Chan Chin, Centre for Extension Education Director Lim Guat Yen, Division of Community and International Networking Director Dr Tan Sin Leng and Division of Corporate Communication and Public Relations Director Ong Soo Weon.

Both Prof Lee and Prof Inoue cordially introduced the staff of the respective universities, followed by the presentation of UTAR corporate video and discussion on possible collaboration. The discussion included student exchange, joint research, study tours, summer programmes, scholarships and an international conference to be held end of this year.

There was also a gift exchange between Prof Lee and Prof Inoue at the end of the meeting.

From left, Prof Saito, Prof Inoue and Prof Tanaka

Hosts and guests in a group photo

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