On February 12, a delegation led by Prof. Duan Chongzhi, President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, visited Beihang University. Beihang President Xu Huibin and Vice President Huang Haijun and Fang Jiancheng warmly received the delegation in Ruxin Convention Center. Leaders from the International Division, the School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, the School of Economics and Management, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Law also attended the meeting.
President Xu Huibin welcomed the delegation and congratulated President Duan Chongzhi on his new appointment. According to him, Beihang attaches great importance to the cooperation with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and looks forward to deepening the cooperation in the future. President Duan Chongzhi expressed thanks for the warm reception, reviewed the achievements that the two universities have made since the establishment of their cooperation, and said that they will continue to promote the cooperation in various ways. Later, Vice President Huang Haijun introduced the overall conditions of Beihang from the aspects of teaching, scientific researches and international cooperation as well as the developments of Beihang in recent years. During the meeting, the two sides reached consensus on deepening existing cooperation, developing further cooperation in new subjects, strengthening the exchanges between students, carrying out student exchange programs, etc.
After the meeting, the two universities renewed the Academic Exchange Agreement between Beihang University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Cooperation Agreement for Medical Engineering Joint Research Center between Beihang University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The delegation also visited laboratories of the School of Biomedical Engineering and Lunar Palace 1.
Founded in 1963, the Chinese University of Hong Kong is one of the best research universities in Hong Kong and the only university that implements a college system in Hong Kong. The university now has eight faculties, nine colleges and more than 70 departments. Also, it has strong scientific research ability and currently has five national key laboratories. The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranks 46th in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.
Edited by Yu Min
Translated by Liu Xinrui