ANU welcomes 10 years of partnership with Beijing Institute of Technology

ANU delegation with BIT delegates
Tuesday 29 May 2018

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) and The Australian National University (ANU).

On Friday 25 May, the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science hosted a delegation from BIT, headed by Professor Wang Xiaofeng, Vice President, BIT. The delegates were welcomed by executives from ANU who discussed the winter and summer exchange opportunities, research collaborations, and further partnership agreements.

Later in the day, the delegation met with Professor Elanor Huntington, Dean, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, Ms Jane O’Dwyer, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement), the International Strategic Partnerships team as well as current ANU 2+2 program students from BIT.

"BIT is well known for its strengths in STEM, which is why our collaborations have been concentrated in areas of Engineering and Computer Science, with new possibility with our College of Science as well. We are focusing on increasing the research intensity through our global engagement. Our international partnerships are to serve the mission and purpose of the Australian National University. We welcome more BIT students to come and study at ANU at the postgraduate and doctoral levels.”, said Ms Jane O’Dwyer.

The BIT delegation included:

Professor Wang Xiaofeng, Vice President, BIT.

Dr Xue Zhenghui, Dean, BIT School of Information and Electronics;

Dr Feng Huihua, Vice Dean, BIT School of Mechanical Engineering;

Ms Xu Jin, Associate Director, BIT Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs; and

Ms He Di, Program Manager, BIT Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

For more information visit: https://cecs.anu.edu.au/study/partner-uni/beijing-institute-technology

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