Beginning of SUT-Taiwan Cooperation
In a meeting that was held on November 22, 2017 at SUT’s International Affairs Office, Prof. Ming-Jyh CHERN, Vice-Dean of International Affairs of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (TAIWAN TECH) paid a visit to Sharif. Prof. CHERN was received by Dr. Simchi, Dean of International Affairs, Dr. Massoumian, International Affairs Consultant, and Dr. Behzadipour, Professor at Mechanical Engineering Department.
During the meeting, possible lines of academic collaboration between SUT and TAIWAN TECH were discussed by the participants. As Prof. CHERN put it, SUT is the best university in Iran and for this reason collaborations between the universities would be beneficial to both sides. Following the meeting, professor and student exchange programs between the universities were stressed by the parties. Joint projects, linking the central labs of the universities, short-term courses, and webinars were among the other lines of cooperation discussed by the parties. Further, Prof. CHERN invited a delegation from SUT to pay a visit to TAIWAN TECH in order to negotiate the details of collaborative efforts and to visit various facilities of the university. Finally, it was decided that a proposal containing the details of the collaborations between SUT and TAIWAN TECH will be prepared in the near future.
It is worth mentioning that according to QS, TAIWAN TECH is ranked 264th in the world in 2017.