MoU for international research collaboration

Prof Ewe (left) and Prof Li Zhe with the signed document

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between UTAR and Linyi University, China on 22 July 2019 at Sungai Long Campus.

The MoU was signed by UTAR President Ir Prof Academician Dato’ Dr Chuah Hean Teik and Linyi University, China Chair of Linyi University Board Prof Li Zhe. Witnessing the signing ceremony were UTAR Vice President for Internationalisation and Academic Development Prof Ir Dr Ewe Hong Tat and Linyi University, China School of Law Dean Prof Yao Jiantao.

Present at the MoU exchange ceremony were Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) Dean Prof Ir Dr Goi Bok Min, LKC FES Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Head Assoc Prof Ir Dr Chang Yoong Choon, Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering Head Prof Ir Dr D. Rajkumar, Division of Programme Promotion Yong Chin Yi and Division of Community and International Networking Liu Dan. Linyi University, China was represented by Assistant to the Director of Office of International Exchange and Cooperation Zhang Di, School of Automation and Electrical Engineering Dean Prof Qiu Jianlong, School of Information Science and Engineering Dean Prof Zhang Wenyin.

The MoU aimed to initiate joint projects involving international collaborative research, share expertise and joint development of research, and facilitate academic development exchanges between both parties in the aspect of teaching, seminar, conferences and workshops. Aside from that, both parties have agreed to facilitate study visits and student exchanges to enhance students learning experience and to facilitate industrial placement for both UTAR and Linyi University, China’s students.

The event was followed by a guided campus tour before it adjourned.

From left: Yong, Prof Rajkumar, Dr Chang, Prof Goi, Prof Ewe, Prof Li Zhe, Zhang Di, Prof Zhang Wenyin, Prof Qiu Jianlong and Prof Yao Jiantao during the group photography session

Prof Ewe presenting the token of appreciation to Prof Li Zhe (right)

Prof Ewe (left) receiving a souvenir from Prof Li Zhe

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