On the morning of October 19, 2016, Vice President SUN Shouguang met with the delegation from Lancaster University, U.K. led by Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof. Andrew Atherton and Prof. SHEN Wei, Dean of the Confucius Institute at Lancaster University. Both sides held talks and reached consensuses on the research collaborations.
SUN Shouguang extended warm welcome to the delegation on behalf of BJTU. He pointed out that BJTU has attached great importance to the cooperative partnership with Lancaster University. He hoped that both parties would take this visit as an opportunity to further promote research collaborations on the basis of the existing cooperation.
Prof. Andrew Atherton hoped that both sides would carry out practical research collaborations of both interest to explore broader cooperative modes and channels.
Principals from the School of Electronic and Information Engineering, School of Computer and Information Technology, School of Science, Office of Research and Office of International Affairs were also present at the meeting.