To further strengthen the cooperation with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Professor Ying Yibin, Vice President of Zhejiang University and Executive Vice Dean of International Campus, Professor K. C. Ting, Vice Dean of International Campus, ZJU and Professor Li Er-Ping, Dean of ZJU-UIUC Institute, visited UIUC on March 30th and 31st, 2017.
During the visit, the two universities held a series of multi-faceted, extensive, and in-depth meetings and reached consensus on the operation of ZJU-UIUC Institute, international students enrollment, high-level faculty recruitment, and joint doctoral program. Professor Robert Jones, Chancellor of UIUC, highly valued the cooperation with Zhejiang University, which he believes will be an important partnership for UIUC’s internationalization strategy. Professor Cangellaris, Dean of College of Engineering, UIUC, pointed out that the joint doctoral program could be developed as soon as possible without any obstacles lying ahead.
Robert Jones accepted the invitation to attend the 120th anniversary of Zhejiang University on May 21st, 2017.
From left to right：Vice President Ying Yibin, Chancellor Robert Jones (UIUC), Dean Andreas Cangellaris (UIUC) and Vice Dean K. C. Ting
From left to right：Dean Li Er-Ping, Vice President Ying Yibin, Interim Provost John Wilkin (UIUC), Dean Andreas Cangellaris (UIUC), and Vice Dean K. C. Ting
From left to right: Professor Liang Liu (Associate Dean for Faculty and Capital Planning, College of Engineering, UIUC), Professor Benito Marinas (Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), College of Engineering, UIUC), Professor Erol Tutumluer (Associate Head of CEE, College of Engineering, UIUC), Professor Yanfeng Ouyang(Professor of CEE, College of Engineering, UIUC), Professor Ximing Cai (Professor of CEE, College of Engineering, UIUC), Dean Li Er-Ping, Vice President Ying Yibin, Professor Jonathan Makela (Director of Academic Affairs, UIUC-ZJU Partnership, UIUC) and Vice Dean K. C. Ting.