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CQUPT-BUL Innovation Institute Is Established.
Time: 2019-05-15   

On the afternoon of May 15th, 2019, the opening ceremony for CQUPT-BUL Innovation Institute was held in our university. CQUPT’s Party Secretary and President Li Lin, Vice President Xu Guanghong, BUL’s President Julia Buckingham and Ms. Cecille EI Beleidi who is Consul General of the British Consulate General in Chongqing jointly unveiled the plague for the institute. Then, the two sides held talks on the operation mechanism of CQUPT-BUL Innovation Institute and the related programs of the two universities.

Our university has started cooperation and exchanges with Brunel University London since 2014. The Sino-foreign cooperative education program for the double undergraduate degree of School of Communication and Information Engineering was approved by Ministry of Education in 2017, and successfully enrolled in September 2018. CQUPT-BUL Innovation Institute is an international scientific research and cooperation platform based on Sino-foreign cooperative education program. It is proposed that Zhao Hua, academician of the Royal College of Engineering and professor of Brunel University London, will take the lead to build a teacher research team, carry out international scientific research cooperation with our disciplines including automation, computer, communication, and biological information, and jointly train doctoral students. It aims to build a high-level international platform for scientific and technological cooperation, foster a long-term and stable international scientific research team, and create a high-efficiency platform for cultivating postgraduates and conducting joint research.

The leaders of our university’s related units including Department of Science and Technology, International College, School of Communication and Information Engineering, and School  of Biological Information and the students of Sino-British cooperative school program participated in the unveiling ceremony.

CQUPT’s Party Secretary and President Li Lin, Vice President Xu Guanghong, BUL’s President Julia Buckingham and Consul General of the British Consulate General in Chongqing Cecille EI Beleidi jointly unveil the institute (Photo by Reporter Bu Chuting)