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Beihang Vice President Huang Haijun Attends 5th Annual Conference of ASRTU and Sino-Russian Universities Presidents’ Forum
Release time:June 13, 2022 / Zang Mingming

From June 1st to 3rd, the 5th annual conference of Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU) and Sino-Russian Universities Presidents’ Forum was held online. A total of 58 universities from Sino-Russian University League attended the conference, including Beihang University, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Harbin Institute of Technology, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Tianjin University, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, Far Eastern Federal University, etc. Besides, heads and representatives of foreign affairs and education departments of both China and Russia attended relevant activities.

Huang Haijun, Vice President of Beihang University, delivered a keynote speech entitled “Creating Opening-up Dynamic through Active Socio-Economic Commitment” at the forum. He stated that Beihang University has continued to coordinate the layout of the cooperation platform between universities and local government, and has built a cooperation carrier represented by new research institutions such as the “Beijing Advanced Innovation Center”. The extensive application of major infrastructure construction scenarios, such as the 2022 Winter Olympics, fully demonstrated that universities and local government jointly built a full-chain system that promoted the transfer and transformation of achievements, helped upgrade the industrial structure, and served local economic and social development.

He further pointed out that Beihang University has launched a number of high-quality teaching and scientific research flagship projects through the cooperation between universities and local government, and also international cooperation, especially Sino-Russian bilateral cooperation, the results of which effectively nurtured universities’ construction of core capacity. Beihang also warmly welcomed universities of ASRTU to share opportunities, jointly meet challenges, seek common development, and create opening-up dynamic and cooperation.

Founded in 2011, the Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU) is an exchange platform in the field of higher education under the framework of the Russian-Chinese Commission on Humanitarian Cooperation and the Sub-Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation of the Sino-Russia Prime Ministers’ Regular Meeting Committee. As a founding member of the ASRTU, Beihang University continues to actively participate in the academic and cultural exchange activities of ASRTU, and has expanded and consolidated the cooperative relationship with many top Russian engineering universities through this platform.

Reported by Wang Lingpei

Reviewed by Li Deyu

Edited by Jia Aiping

Translated by Zang Mingming

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