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Professor Paolo Gardoni from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Appointed as Adjunct Professor of HITWH
Author: 佚名 | release date: 2017-09-05 |click rate: 704

            August 20, 2017 | Reported by Wei Haiyan & Dong Ke  | Translated by Chen Xiao | Edited by Xu Xilin

On August 19, Prof. Xu Xiaofei, Vice President of Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), and President of Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai (HITWH), met Prof. Paolo Gardoni from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and conferred him the Letter of appointment as an adjunct professor. Both parties discussed further research and education collaboration. Also present were Xu Longjun, Director of Sci-tech Development Office, and Dong Ke, Deputy Director of International Office.

President Xu recalled his visit to UIUC in spring and elaborated on the agreement he reached with the relevant officers of College of Engineering (ENG) and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS). President Xu then gave a detailed introduction on the new measures taken by HITWH to meet the needs of emerging engineering construction, and elaborated on the latest development of HITWH Innovation Park (HIT-WHIP) and the progress made in several emerging engineering programs, such as “Robot Engineering”,“Service Science and Engineering”,“New Type Automotive Engineering ,“Ocean Monitoring Technology”,“New Energy Engineering and  Applications” and “Cyber Space Security”,etc.


Prof. Paolo Gardoni expressed his gratitude for being appointed as an adjunct professor, saying that he was amazed by the great changes taken place on campus and great achievements made by HITWH since his last visit. He hoped to play his part in promoting discipline construction, student cultivation and strengthening cooperation between the two universities in scientific research, innovation and entrepreneurship, exchanges of teachers and student joint cultivation.