Professor Andrew Nix, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Bristol and Professor Fabrizio Scarpa, International Student Exchange Officer of the Faculty of Engineering paid a visit to Beihang on April 11th. Li Deyu, Director of the International Division warmly received visitors at the Conference Center of New Main Building. Other participants included delegates from the School of Electronic and Information Engineering, the School of Mathematics and Systems Science, the Entrepreneurship Management and Training School and the International Division.
Li Deyu first extended his welcome to the delegation. Then he gave an overall introduction of Beihang in terms of teaching, scientific researches and international cooperation and made a review of the collaboration between the two universities in recent years. Nix expressed his thanks for the warm hospitality and introduced the basic information, advantageous disciplines and the latest development of the University of Bristol. Nix noted that the disciplines of the two universities matched well and he expected further collaboration and exchanges between the two universities in the future. Besides, the delegates from the two sides exchanged views and reached consensus on proposals of promoting the faculty exchange, scientific cooperation and joint training of students.
The delegation of the University of Bristol also visited the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering and the School of Computer Science and Engineering. They gained a better knowledge of the teaching and scientific researches of Beihang in related fields and reached a preliminary cooperation intention with Beihang.
The University of Bristol, founded in 1876, is a well-known research university in the UK. It is one of the six red brick universities and a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities. The University of Bristol is ranked 44th by the QS World University Rankings 2018.
Reported by Zhou Mi
Edited by Kong Xiangming
Translated by Xiong Ting