President Hui Xu Visited Partner Institute in Canada and the United States


Recently, President Hui Xu headed a delegation to visit Partner Institute in Canada and the United States, aimed at promoting the “Double First-Class” construction of Hohai University and introducing excellent foreign educational resources to promote Hohai University’s internationalization level. The delegation visited University of Waterloo, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and California Polytechnic State University, and had in-depth exchanges and explored cooperation in various fields with them, which have achieved fruitful results. 

During the visit to University of Waterloo, Hohai University’s delegation and University of Waterloo’s Vice President Ian Rowlands held a meeting. President Hui Xu introduced Hohai University’s recent development ideas and “Double First-Class” construction. The two sides negotiated on the establishment of international joint laboratory and development of undergraduate and postgraduate cooperative cultivation, and decided to further expand cooperation areas in various disciplines. 

During the delegation’s visit to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, the meeting was held among the delegation, President Stephen Wells and Vice President Doug Wells of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Ms. Jeneva Lirosi, the representative of the Governor of the state of New Mexico from the New Mexico Higher Education Department, and Dr. Nelia Dunbar, Director of New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources. The two sides discussed the association of Hohai University’s Bachelor’s Degree of Science with New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology’s Master’s Degree of Hydrology, and signed cooperation agreement. Collaboration on talent cultivation, teachers exchanges, scientific research, discipline construction and other aspects has also been discussed deeply. 

During the visit to California Polytechnic State University, the delegation met with Vice President Sadiq Shah, and had in-depth discussion on undergraduate and postgraduate students’ joint cultivation and management training.