Recently, Sino-French Engineer School of Beihang University and France Telecom signed an agreement to form a joint research team. The signing ceremony was attended by Bruno Germain, chief executive of Orange Labs Beijing and representatives from the company and Sino-French Engineer School.
In the speech, Professor Hong Guanxin, Dean of the Sino-French Engineer School, noted that the school put a high premium on a broad alliance with quality corporate partners around the world and strived to build a high-level school-enterprise cooperation platform in consistent with the cultivation standard for general engineer in France. Besides, adhering to the vision of “International cooperation, university-enterprise collaboration, useful resources sharing”，the school has trained a group of outstanding engineers to serve for the development of global technology industry.
Hong also mentioned that Orange, as a Fortune 500 telecom company, is an industrial leader in the new-generation information technology industry, electronic equipment industry, etc. He hoped the two sides would conduct deeper collaboration and achieve mutual benefits in aspects of science research and talent cultivation in the future.
Bruno expressed congratulations on the establishment of the joint research team and introduced the history, business philosophy and development prospects of Orange. Wang Lan, Director of Network Technology and Research Center of Orange Labs Beijing, made an academic report entitled “Edge Computing and Its Application Scenarios”. Yu Lei, Deputy Director of Sino-French Data Science Lab of Beihang University, introduced related researches of the lab and the work flow of the joint research team.
Reported by Chen Jing
Reviewed by Hong Guanxin
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Ma Yaping