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Zhejiang University Delegation Visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10/08/2018

Professor He Lianzhen, Vice President of Zhejiang University (ZJU) and Dean of International Campus, ZJU led a delegation to visit the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) on October 3 and 4. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen collaboration between ZJU and UIUC,

During the visit, the operation, teaching, high-level faculty recruitment, and joint doctoral training program of the ZJUI Institute were discussed. The two partner institutions also exchanged in-depth ideas on cooperation between the two universities in the areas of undergraduate teaching and joint training of master’s and doctoral students.

Professor Robert Jones, Chancellor of UIUC, spoke highly of the long-term and significant partnership between the two universities. He has been invited to lead a delegation to visit Zhejiang University next March for further collaboration.

Professor Li Erping, Dean of ZJUI, was a member of the ZJU delegation.

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From left: Professor Andreas Cangellaris (Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost of UIUC), Professor He Lianzhen (Vice President of Zhejiang University and Dean of International Campus, Zhejiang University), Professor Robert Jones (Chancellor of UIUC), Professor Li Erping (Dean of ZJUI) and Professor Philip Krein (Executive Dean of ZJUI)

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From left: Professor Dipanjan Pan (Associate Head of Bioengineering Department, UIUC), Professor He Lianzhen (Vice President of Zhejiang University and Dean of International Campus, Zhejiang University), Professor Li Erping (Dean of ZJUI), Professor James Lafave (Associate Head of Civil Engineering Department, UIUC), Professor David Cahill (Head of Materials Science and Engineering Department, UIUC), Professor Philip Krein (Executive Dean of ZJUI), Professor Tony Jacobi (Head of Mechanical Science and Engineering Department, UIUC), Professor Martin Wong (Executive Associate Dean of College of Engineering, UIUC), Professor Tamer Basar (Dean of College of Engineering, UIUC), Professor Michael Oelze and Professor Erhan Kudeki (Associate Heads of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, UIUC)


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