The NEU Delegation Visited Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées
On May 4th, 2016, after attending the 8th AC21 International Forum in Germany, the NEU delegation headed by Prof. Wang Jianhua, the Vice President visited Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées (UT) on invitation. Porf. Gong Yadong, the dean of the School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, and Prof. Yu Fuxiao, the director of Department of International Cooperation & Exchange joined the delegation.
Prof. Laurent Grosclaude, the Vice President of UT held a meeting with NEU delegation. Then Prof. Wang Jianhua and Prof. Laurent Grosclaude signed the MOU of academic cooperation between the two universities, which will build the framework for the cooperation between NEU and the 14 institutions of Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées in faculty and students exchange, scientific research, joint conferences, etc. Prof. Fabrice Dumas, the Vice President of the Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier (UPS) also joined the meeting.
During the visit, through the meeting of NEU delegation and the Faculty of Science and Engineering of UPS, agreements on the joint education of Mechanical Engineering program and the academic exchanges among engineering teachers were reached. Form 2016, NEU will select and send outstanding graduate students to join one–year exchange study in UPS. A delegation headed by the dean of Faculty of Science and Engineering of UPS will visit NEU in 2016. NEU and UPS will hold academic seminar during the visit, when teachers of the two universities will enjoy the face to face communication and explore more cooperation potentials.