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The 29th Joint Management Committee Meeting of Sino-French Engineer School Convened at Beihang
Release time:May 9, 2023 / Zhang Anqi

The 29th Joint Management Committee Meeting of Sino-French Engineer School was convened at Beihang University recently.

Academician Wang Yunpeng, Chairman of the Joint Management Committee and President of Beihang University, attended and presided over the meeting. Professor Romain SOUBEYRAN, Vice Chairman of the Committee, Chairman of the Groupe des Ecoles Centrales and President of Centrale Supélec, Academician Gérard CREUZET of the French Academy of Engineering, and Professor Gilles FLEURY, General Representative of the Groupe des Ecoles Centrales, attended the meeting. 

Hong Guanxin, Chinese Director of Sino-French Engineer School, Frédéric GENTY, French Director of the School, and other heads of the school introduced to the Committee the work of the school during the 2022-2023 academic year, including student employment, school enrollment, student exchangeprograms, foreign teacher recruitment, school-enterprise cooperation, progress of the Hangzhou Project and important activities of the school.

In his address, President Wang Yunpeng said that Beihang University and Groupe des Ecoles Centrales have always attached great importance to the development of Sino-French Engineer School. He hoped that both sides could seize the opportunity to deepen cooperation in education, science and technology, and carry out cooperation in training high-level talents, especially those outstanding international engineers. He proposed that all the members of the Committee create an international alliance of industry and education to jointly train outstanding international engineers.

Romain SOUBEYRAN noted that the school has attained satisfactory results this year. Groupe des Ecoles Centrales supports the development of the Sino-French Engineer School in Hangzhou and is willing to carry out in-depth cooperation with Beihang University.

Huang Haijun, Vice President of Beihang University, Zhao Weisheng, President Assistant and Executive Vice President of the Graduate School, Marc DAUMAS, the Higher Education, Research and Innovation Counselor at the French Embassy in China, Xiao Youjiang, Vice Director of COMAC Beijing Civil Aircraft Technology Research Center, Rémi PAUL, General Representative and General Manager of Safran China, and relevant heads of International Division and Sino-French Engineer School also attended the meeting.

After the meeting, representatives of Groupe des Ecoles Centrales went to Hangzhou to inspect the work and exchanged ideas with relevant officials from Education Department of Zhejiang Province, Education Bureau of Hangzhou and the government of Yuhang District.

Reported by En Weiwei

Reviewed by Zhang Jiang

Edited by Jia Aiping

Translated by Zhang Anqi

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