On the afternoon of April 23, Vincent Emery, Senior Vice-President of the University of Surrey, visited Beihang University. Vice Presidents Huang Haijun and Fang Jiancheng, and Vice Secretary Cheng Jiwei met the guest at the New Main Building. Representatives of International Division and the School of Instrumentation Science and Opto-electronics Engineering also attended the meeting.
Prof. Huang Haijun first welcomed Prof. Emery, and then gave an overall introduction of Beihang University from the aspects of education, scientific research and international cooperation. Prof. Emery expressed his gratitude for the warm reception and introduced the basic situation, preponderant subjects and future strategic development of the University of Surrey. Both sides affirmed the matching degree of subjects between Beihang and Surrey as well as the prospect for cooperation, exchanged their views and reached a consensus on promoting collaboration in scientific research, deepening partnerships and building cooperative education projects.
During the visit, Prof. Emery also visited Beijing Air and Space Museum and Lunar Palace 1.
Founded in 1891, the University of Surrey is a famous research university in the UK which has three faculties: the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. There are 1,553 teachers and 16,065 students in the university. It ranks 264th in the QS World University Rankings 2018 and its strengths lie in the fields of electronic engineering, computer science, biological science, materials science, mechanical engineering, economics and management.
Edited by Zhou Mi
Translated by Liu Xinrui