On 29th November, Prof. Dana Samson, vice president of Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) in Belgium, together with Prof. Marc Francaux and other four guests visited HUST. Luo Qingming, vice president of HUST, gave a warm reception to these visitors.
At the reception, Mr. Luo welcomed the guests from UCL and pointed out that the cooperative relationship between HUST and UCL has been established for a long time and substantial cooperation has been actively developed in fields like student exchange programs and teacher exchange trips. Since both HUST and UCL have strengths in disciplines including mechanical engineering, optoelectronics engineering, bioengineering and life sciences, HUST looks forward to expanding the current cooperation between the two sides to more of these relevant disciplines in the future.
Prof. Dana Samson, vice-president of UCL responsible for international affairs, said that HUST has always been an important partner of UCL in China. Prof. Dana Samson extended her thanks to HUST for its efforts in promoting the cooperation between the two sides and showed that she hoped this visit could open up more possibilities for future cooperation.
The guests who came with the vice president of UCL included the president of UCL Science Park and the vice president of China-Belgium Technology Centre. They thought that the development of science parks would also serve as a bridge for future cooperation between the two sides and would effectively promote personnel training and scientific research of the two sides in terms of Industry-University-Research collaboration and transformation of scientific and technological achievements. The two sides conducted in-depth communication on the construction of science parks and transformation of scientific and technological achievements.
Leaders in charge of School of Optical and Electronic Information, School of Life Science and Technology, School of Foreign Languages, School of International Education, International Exchange Centre, Science and Technology Development Centre, HUST High-tech Group, and HUST Science Park attended the reception.