A delegation led by Prof. Paul Hogg, Vice Principal of Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL), visited Beihang University on April 2nd. Cheng Jiwei, Deputy Secretary of Beihang University, met them at the conference room of International Division together with representatives from the division and Spintronics Interdisciplinary Center.
Cheng Jiwei warmly welcomed the delegation. He regarded the prospect of scientific research cooperation and student exchange projects in the advantageous disciplines between the two universities favourably. Then, Li Deyu, Director of International Division, gave an introduction to the education, scientific research as well as the internationalization of Beihang University in detail. Prof. Hogg appreciated the warm reception and introduced the basic information, recent development directions and characteristics of RHUL. The two sides fully exchanged views and reached agreements on issues such as enhancing personnel exchanges, promoting scientific research cooperation and launching student cooperation projects.
Besides, the delegation visited Spintronics Interdisciplinary Center, the School of Materials Science and Engineering and the School of Physics and Nuclear Energy Engineering to learn more about Beihang’s teaching and scientific research in related fields and reached initial intent for cooperation.
Founded in 1886, RHUL joined the University of London in 1990 and became one of its independent colleges. It is a well-known public research university in Britain and has 3 schools (Science, Arts and Social Sciences and Management, Economics and Law), 20 departments, 9,844 students and 1,720 staff. The university leads the world in a number of subjects, such as information science and physics. It ranks 259th in the QS World University Rankings 2018.
Reported by Zhou Mi
Edited by Wang Qing
Translated by Zhao Yue