On April 21st, Hohai University held a grand ceremony and appointed Professor Keith Hipel, the Fellow of The Academy of Science of the Royal Society of Canada, as honorary professor at Hohai University. President Hui Xu. Vice President Weiya Xu and Vice President Feng Xu attended the appointment ceremony.
President Hui Xu spoke highly of Professor Keith Hipel’s academic accomplishments and expressed gratitude to him for his tremendous contribution to Hohai University’s talent cultivation and scientific research over 30 years. Professor Keith Hipel thanked for Hohai University’s appointment and stated that he would keep making efforts to the development of Hohai University and close collaboration between Hohai University and Canadian universities.
Professor Keith Hipel is Chair Professor at University of Waterloo, Fellow of the Academy of Science of the Royal Society of Canada, the former president of the Academy of Science and Associate Fellow of the US National Academy of Engineering. He has cooperated with Hohai University since 1984 and gone to great lengths to the talent cultivation and scientific research of Hohai University.
Relevant personnel from Department of Human Resource, International Offices, State Key Laboratory, College of Hydrology and Water Resources and Business School attended the appointment ceremony.