On the afternoon of Sept. 27, Centrale Pékin – Schlumberger Smart Learning Center opening ceremony was held at Centrale Pékin (Sino-French Engineer School) of Beihang University. Vice President of Beihang University Tao Zhi, Schlumberger’s Executive Vice President-Technology Ashok Belani, Chinese Director of Centrale Pékin Hong Guanxin, French Director of Centrale Pékin Frédéric Genty attended the ceremony together with teachers and students from Centrale Pékin as well as eight executives and some staff from Schlumberger.
Opening ceremony of Centrale Pékin – Schlumberger Smart Learning Center
In Tao Zhi’s speech, he expressed the appreciation for the support of Schlumberger over the years. Besides, he expected that Centrale Pékin could serve as a bridge in promoting the international cooperation of Beihang. On the ceremony, Belani said that as a member of Schlumberger, it is an honor for them to show modern teaching concepts to students in such a top Chinese university through Centrale Pékin and to contribute to the training of leading engineering talents. After that, Tao Zhi and Belani declared the Center open.
A group photo of representatives of Centrale Pékin and Schlumberger
Schlumberger has cooperated with Centrale Pékin for a long time and provides scholarship for the students of the school every year. Since 2013, Schlumberger Technologies Beijing Ltd. has recruited 17 Beihang graduates of which 14 were from Centrale Pékin. The Centrale Pékin – Schlumberger Smart Learning Center aims to build the first-class teaching environment, improve teaching quality and implement teaching reform.
Reported by Yu Lei
Photographed by Song Chao
Edited by Song Chao
Translated by Zhao Yue