A delegation led by Mr. Jianing, Director of the Department of International Cooperation of the Chinese MOST, visited Sharif University of Technology
A delegation from the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), led by Mr. Cai Jianing, Director of the Department of International Cooperation, paid a visit to Sharif on July 2, 2018. The other members of the delegation were Ms. Wang Xiao, Deputy Director General of the Department of International Cooperation, Mr. Teng Hongsheng, Associate Consultant of the Department of International Cooperation, Mr. An Lei, Director of Torch High Technology Industry Development Center, Ms. Zhang Lihong, Deputy Director of Torch High Technology Industry Development Center, and Mr. Guo Jinhai from Torch High Technology Industry Development Center. On the other side, Dr. Khalaj, Professor at SUT’s Electrical Engineering Department and the Head of SUT-China Academic Collaborations at International Affairs Office, played host to the delegation.
The delegation first visited Sharif Technology Services Complex. Afterward, a meeting was held at the Complex between the parties. Beginning the meeting, Dr. Khalaj gave a short introduction to Sharif University of Technology. He also discussed the upcoming “Iran-China Science and Technology Day”, to be held in mid-October at Sharif University of Technology. Dr. Khalaj also pointed out that SUT warmly invites the representatives of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology to participate in this event and appreciates the assistance of the Ministry in making this event more fruitful. Following the meeting, Mr. Jianing stated that academic collaboration with Iran is most welcome by China and expressed his desire that the number of collaborations between the countries grows steadily. Mr. Jaining also mentioned that the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, in cooperation with the Chinese Embassy in Tehran, will provide the list of potential attendees to the event.
After the meeting, the delegation also visited TIVAN Entrepreneurship Center at SUT’s Energy Sciences and Engineering Research Center.
It is worth mentioning that SUT has been appointed by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology as the Leading House of Iran-China Academic Collaborations. Moreover, with the presence of key-figures of higher education and industrial sectors of both countries, the 1st Iran-China Science and Technology Day is going to be held in SUT in the mid-October.