Deputy Director of School of Engineering from Cardiff University Visits CUC

March 21,2017

On the afternoon of March 14th, Professor Johannes Benedikt, Deputy Director of Engineering from Cardiff University and Professor Paul Tasker who is also the fellow of IEEE visited Faculty of Science and Technology in CUC. Professor Zengrui Li and Xianglin Huang, both the vice chair of the faculty met the guests from Cardiff University. The two sides reviewed the two school’s cooperation process and discussed the possibilities about the other projects in the future. Associate Professor, Libiao Jin, dean of the Graduate Teaching’s Office and Dandan Zhong from Office of Student Affairs also attended the meeting.

During the Conference, Prof. Xianglin Huang firstly gave the guests a warm welcome on behalf of the whole faculty. Then he introduced the history, disciplines and majors, scientific research projects and international cooperation of CUC Faculty of Science and Technology. He pointed about that the two schools have signed the MOU last year and planned to move on to cooperate on joint-degree program and research cooperation in the engineering field in the future. Next, Por. Zengrui Li introduced the collaborative 1+1 program for Master’s degree. Lastly, Prof. Johannes Benedikt expressed his desire to work on the 2+2 and 3+1+1 programs for undergraduates and 1+1 program for postgraduates, based on the disciplinary crossing between the two institutions.

Cardiff University is a public research university located in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. Founded in 1883, it is the third oldest university institution in Wales and is the only Welsh member of the Russell Group of leading British research universities. The university is consistently recognized as providing high quality research-based university education and was ranked 122nd in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2015–16, as well as achieving the highest student satisfaction rating in the 2013 National Student Survey for universities in Wales. The research quality of Cardiff University was ranked 5th overall in the UK in the 2014Research Excellence Framework, with some areas ranked top in the country. The impact of Cardiff's research was also ranked 2nd in the UK. 

Written by Zhong Dandan
Edited by Yang Jiawen