Expanding Horizons: SUT and University of Nanjing Establish a Promising Scientific Partnership

On Monday, October 23rd, 2023, a delegation from Nanjing University, China, including Mr. Tan Tainiu, Hua Tao, Lu Huiyan, Zhang Tang, and Ms. Huoji, the deans and administrators of the university's faculties, visited Sharif University of Technology (SUT) to become familiar with the educational, technological, and research activities of the university.

Initially, the professors from Nanjing University visited the Sharif Innovation District, including the Sharif Technology Tower and Bontech Technology Tower, to observe the technological advancements and knowledge-based businesses in the innovation district. They were introduced to technological innovations and entrepreneurial ventures in this area.

Subsequently, the delegation visited the office of the university president, where they engaged in discussions with the university's president, administrators, and faculty members to explore areas of interest and expand academic interactions. One of the areas of interest was active and effective participation in the International Energy, Resilience, and Sustainability Conference, scheduled to be held next year on the 18th April, 2024 by the university, with the presence of energy experts and managers from regional countries.

Considering the academic standing of Nanjing University and the shared areas of collaboration, particularly in engineering fields, initial agreements were made to support joint research projects between the professors of both universities and develop joint educational programs at the postgraduate level.

At the end of the session, a memorandum of understanding was signed to facilitate international interactions and collaborations between the two universities.