On November 6, 2020, a R&D collaboration meeting between AEMG Group and Ulster University (UU) was held online. The meeting was chaired by AEMG Group Senior Advisor Prof. Ian Young, and attended by AEMG Group Director General Ms. Jenny Wang, VP (Academic Partnership) Prof. James Carlopio, Graduate and Research Division Deputy Director Dr. Jacko Feng; UU Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Impact Prof. Cathy Gormley-Heenan, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment Executive Dean Prof. Liam Maguire, Global Engagement Director Ms. Catriona McCarthy and other representatives.
Prof. Ian gave a brief overview of the Group’s development and project operations in the R&D sector. Director General Jenny Wang said that UU is one of the Group’s most important UK partners and has been committed to the development of Sino-foreign joint education for many years. With the development of the Group’s high-level R&D platform and joint research projects, the Group sincerely hopes to joint hands with UU in the exchange and cooperation in research between China and the UK. The Group will spare no effort to provide support and assistance.
Prof. Cathy fully affirmed the Group’s innovation in the joint research model and said that UU, under the guidance of the Group, is committed to further cooperation with Chinese universities in teaching, research and translation of research outcomes. She then shared an overview of UU’s research development. The two parties discussed and agreed on matters such as joint PhD training and research cooperation in the fields of mechanical engineering, industrial design and electronic information technology.
Through this meeting, AEMG and Ulster University have, on the basis of the articulation programs and Sino-foreign joint school, exchanged views on strengthening R&D collaboration so as to steadily elevate the level of education, enrich the forms of international education collaboration, and further facilitate the sharing of high-quality educational resources and enhance the overall strength of China and the UK.