Led by President Young Moo Lee, a delegation of six from Hanyang University visited Beihang University on the morning of May 3rd. Beihang President Xu Huibin and Vice President Huang Haijun received the guests at New Main Building, and representatives from International Division, the Institute of Science and Technology, the School of Materials Science and Engineering and the School of Electronic and Information Engineering also attended the meeting.
President Xu welcomed the delegation and provided his outlook on the cooperation between the two universities, expecting further in-depth collaboration in the leading disciplines of each other. Vice President Huang briefed the delegates on the latest developments of Beihang University from the aspects of education, research and international cooperation. President Young Moo Lee expressed his thanks for the warm reception and introduced the basic information of Hanyang University, such as its history, leading disciplines and international exchanges. The two sides had a deep discussion on the upgrade of Beihang-Hanyang cooperation, and reached a consensus on issues like discipline cooperation, exchange week and promotion of student exchanges on the basis of full understanding of each other’s opinions.
During their stay, the delegation also visited the International Research Institute for Multidisciplinary Science, where they talked with Prof. Guo Lei, Managing Vice Director of the institute, and the National Key Laboratory of CNS/ATM.
Founded in 1939, Hanyang University has two campuses, Seoul Campus and ERICA Campus, and consists of 24 colleges, covering engineering, medicine, natural sciences, social sciences, etc. It ranks 155th in the QS World University Rankings 2018 and within the top 100 in subjects like materials science, electronic engineering, civil engineering, chemistry, pharmacy and mechanical engineering. The cooperation between Beihang and Hanyang has born good fruits in student exchanges, research collaboration and so on since its start in 2013.
Reported by Wang Yiqing
Translated by Li Mingzhu