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Shanghai Jiao Tong University President Zhang Jie visits Osaka University

2016-7-27(Wed)

On Friday, July 22, 2016, President Zhang Jie of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and other affiliated faculty members visited Osaka University. Osaka University President NISHIO Shojiro had a conversation with President Zhang, leading to the issuance of a joint communiqué in which the heads of both universities agreed to a mutual strengthening of exchange between the two universities. After this conversation, a presentation was held by Executive Vice President YAGI Yasushi entitled "Fusing Data, Research, Industry and Innovation - Industry-University Co-Creation and Data-Driven Science." In the discussion following this presentation, the presidents discussed specific methods of exchange between the two universities, and agreed to hold a symposium on datability, as well as Double Degree Programs and Joint Summer Schools.

 

President Zhiang also held a lecture on "Transition to an Innovative University," at which over 130 Osaka University faculty members and students were in attendance.

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