On November 23, José M. Páez, Vice President of Foreign Affairs of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico, visited Beihang University. Vice President Huang Haijun of Beihang met with guests at the conference center of the New Main Building with great hospitality, accompanied by personnel from International Division, International School, the School of Computer Science and Engineering, the School of Chemistry, and the School of New Media Art and Design.
Firstly, Vice President Huang Haijun welcomed Professor Páez and his colleagues and introduced the university’s development in teaching, research and international cooperation. He said that Beihang University and Tecnológico de Monterrey are first-class research universities in China and Mexico, and there is a great room for the two universities to communicate and cooperate with each other. He hoped that the two universities would take this visit as a starting point and conduct more in-depth and closer cooperation in the future. Professor Páez thanked Beihang for its meticulous arrangements and then gave an overall introduction of his university to us. At the same time, he invited Beihang to send a delegation to Tecnológico de Monterrey one day.
During the meeting, representatives from the School of Computer Science and Engineering, the School of Chemistry, the School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, the School of New Media Arts and Design, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and so on, discussed cooperation, exchange programs, bilateral seminars on some subjects, and other issues with the corresponding faculty of Tecnológico de Monterrey and reached a consensus. Subsequently, the delegation from Tecnológico de Monterrey also visited the School of General Engineering and the School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering.
Founded in 1943, Tecnológico de Monterre (TEC) is one of the most prestigious universities in Latin America. Currently, the university has 26 campuses in Mexico. According to the QS World University Rankings 2017-2018, it ranks 199th around the world and 5th in Latin American universities.
Reported by Chen Chao
Photo by Song Chao
Edited by Wang Qing
Translated by He Siying