On the morning of October 26, the delegation of Columbia University, represented by Senior Vice Dean Soulaymane Kachani of Columbia University, visited University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). Vice President CHEN Chusheng of USTC met the delegation in the Administrative Building of East Campus and hosted a meeting in hoping to expand further cooperation with Columbia University.
The meeting focused on the ongoing cooperation between two universities and opportunities and was ambitions for future research and education collaboration as well as exchange and cooperation on educational abroad programs for undergraduate students, master students and PhD students.
During the meeting, both sides discussed the establishment of Memorandum of Understanding on university level, wrapped up with the vision of collaboration between Columbia University and Columbia Engineering and USTC. They hoped for fruitful results of cooperation can be achieved in the future.
After the meeting, representatives of Columbia University transferred to West Campus for an information session where Professor Soulaymane Kachani shared with the USTC students the graduate programs’ requirements of Columbia University and indicated how to plan personal growths in academic and professional tracks.
Brief Introduction to Columbia University:
Columbia University was founded in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of King George II of England. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York and the fifth oldest in the United States. 82 alumni of Columbia University won the Nobel Prize so far.
(XU Yue, Office of International Cooperation, Image by USTC News Center)
On May 11, the Nature Publishing Group released Nature Publishing Index 2010 China, remarking “a dramatic rise in the quality of research being published by China”. University of Science and Technology of China is ranked 3rd of TOP 10 Institutions in Index 2010 China.
This article came from News Center of USTC.