Vice President of University of Aberdeen Richard Wells and His Subordinates Visit HEU

On the morning of May 11th, Vice President of HEU ZHANG Zhijian met with four visiting guests from the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom. Vice President Richard Wells, along with the Dean of the School of Engineering Igor Guz and other guests were welcomed in the conference room of the main building.

Vice President ZHANG introduced the developing history of HEU, the characteristics of HEU, the achievements that HEU has made by cooperating with universities in the United Kingdom, and potential cooperation opportunities with the visiting guests. Vice President ZHANG also expressed the willingness to cooperate more with the University of Aberdeen in the teaching and scientific research of engineering education. Vice President Richard Wells and Dean Igor Guz introduced the general situation of the University of Aberdeen and the state of teaching and research in their School of Engineering respectively and highly recognized the educational level of HEU. HEU and the University of Aberdeen held detailed consultations on personnel training and scientific research cooperation in similar disciplines. At present, HEU has reached a joint training agreement with Aberdeen university and reached a preliminary agreement on a Sino-foreign cooperative education program for civil engineering undergradua

Relevant people from the International Office, Undergraduate School and College of Aerospace and Civil Engineering attended the meeting.

After the meeting, Vice President Richard Wells and his delegation went to the College of Aerospace and Civil Engineering, held discussions with teachers and students of the civil engineering major and exchanged views on the acceptance of joint training of students and the development of scientific research cooperation.

The University of Aberdeen, located in Aberdeen, Scotland, was founded in 1495. It is a famous institution with a long history and a high reputation. It is a famous education and research center in the United Kingdom. Aberdeen is a famous oil city in the United Kingdom. Driven by the offshore oil industry, relevant majors in the School of Engineering in University of Aberdeen Institute of Technology has developed rapidly. Its civil engineering takes the ninth place in the United Kingdom. It has made remarkable achievements in offshore engineering, the safety and reliability of engineering and other fields. According to the QS world university rankings, University of Aberdeen ranks 137th in 2015 and ranks 158th in 2018.

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