On the afternoon of 28th September, Vice President SUN Shouguang met with the Vice President of University of Chile, Luis Vargas Diaz, and the Consul of Embassy of Chile in China, Sebasian Lemp Donoso.
SUN welcomed the delegation and introduced BJTU in terms of advantaged subjects, international cooperation, railway training, and development in electrical engineering and renewable energies. He introduced that on the foundation of constantly strengthening the research of electrical engineering in the field of transportation, BJTU also expands the research scope and includes renewable energies as a key subject. He hopes the two universities start from the cooperation in electrical engineering and renewable energies, enhance communication and promote collaboration in student exchanges and faculty interaction.
Luis Vargas Diaz appreciated the reception of BJTU and briefly introduced the advantages of University of Chile in renewable energies and the needs of Chile in developing railway technology. He also hopes the two universities will interact more frequently and realise cooperation in research and professional training.
Before the meeting, Luis Vargas Diaz delivered a lecture regarding the development of renewable energies in Chile and interacted with the students at the School of Electrical Engineering.
The principals of International Affairs, School of Electrical Engineering and the Hanergy School of Renewable Energies attended the meeting.