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IBM General Manager of University Partnership Visits HITWH
Author: 佚名 | release date: 2017-03-29 |click rate: 114

On March 14th, Professor Xu Xiaofei, Vice-President of Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) and President of Harbin Institue of Technology, Weihai (HITWH), met Cheng Wei, IBMs General Manager of University Partnership for Greater China, and discussed further cooperation between HITWH and IBM. Also present at the meeting were Chu Dianhui, Dean of the School of Computer Science and Technology, and Huang Rui, vice chairman of the schoolboard.


Professor Xu reviewed the past cooperation programs between HIT and IBM, and expressed appreciation for the support that IBM had provided for the disciplinary construction of computer science, as well as for talent cultivation and scientific researches in colleges and universities. Professor Xu then introduced recent development of HITWH before elaborating on the Campus specialties in computer science. Based on China New Engineering Education Initiative, Professor Xu offered his advice on the all-round cooperation between HITWH and IBM in artificial intelligence, cognitive computing and other areas.

Cheng Wei responded that IBM, as a multinational corporation, embraces the duty of supporting the disciplinary construction of colleges and universities, and expressed IBM’s readiness to strengthen cooperation with HIT based on the longstanding and rewarding collaborations between the two sides, so as to jointly contribute to the construction of New Engineering and the implementation of innovation and entrepreneurship education.

The two sides discussed in depth and agreed upon further cooperation in joint laboratory construction, academic research and talent cultivation via IBM’s new technology platform.