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Thursday, November 09, 2017
Cooperation with Xi’an University of Science and Technology

On Thursday, November 9th, Silesian University of Technology signed a cooperation agreement with Xi’an University of Science and Technology (XUST), China. Our University was represented by Professor Arkadiusz Mężyk, Rector, while the representative of Chinese University was Yang Gengshe, President of XUST.

During the meeting, Professor Mężyk presented the scientific potential of Silesian University of Technology, as well as extensive cooperation with the industry. Then, Vice-Rector for Science and Development, Professor Marek Pawełczyk, informed about the position of Silesian University of Technology in international scientific community, as well as the current cooperation with Chinese universities. He also presented the plans for creation of the Confucius Institute under our University and told our guests about Chinese language courses, that started this year on our University.

“I am glad to be here, at the Silesian University of Technology. Achievements of your university, including the scientific ones, are very impressive,” said Yang Gengshe. “We hope to establish close scientific collaboration with the Silesian University of Technology.” The President of XUST proposed to begin the cooperation between our institutions starting with the field of mining, geology and safety engineering, and to extend the scope of cooperation with other areas of study (like Automatic Control, Telecommunication or Computer Science).

Xi’an University of Science and Technology is one of the biggest universities in Shaanxi Province. Currently over 23 thousand students study at XUST. Delegation from Xi’an, aside from the official meeting, also visited the University’s campus and selected laboratories.

Created: Thursday, November 09, 2017 3:09 PM, by: Karolina Krukiewicz
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