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Official Visit by a delegation of the Wild & Wise Collaborative Learning Program (Oct. 25, 2019)

Posted:2019/11/11

A delegation from the Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, Tsinghua University, China, and University of Malaya, Malaysia, visited the Graduate School of Engineering.  The delegation was headed by Assistant professor. Huang Yuxiong, Tsinghua Berkley Shenzhen Institute and Program-specific assistant professor. Yu Yang, Kyoto University-Tsinghua University Cooperative Research and Education Center for Environmental Technology (CRECET), accompanied by 18 graduate students from China and 4 from Malaysia.

As part of "the Wild & Wise Collaborative Learning Programs" in the framework of the President's WINDOW Concept of Kyoto University, the Department of Environmental Engineering of the School, has been adopted as "Education Program for Human Resources with Global Perspectives in Environmental Science and Technology."

It is aimed at progressing towards a resolution based on mutual recognition and understanding of environmental problems on a global scale. It is a collaborative educational program that makes an opportunity where excellent foreign students and students of the School learn together with.

The first program was arranged from October 30, 2016 to November 12, 2016.  Then the second one was from October 16 to October 29, 2017 and third one was from October 21 to November 3.  As the program makes steady progress, the fourth one was held from October 20 to November 2, 2019. 23 graduate students, as interns, visited an environmentally friendly company and participated in a workshop at the School.

They took this opportunity to make an official visit to Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering.  Dr. Huang Yuxiong extended his thanks to Dean Masahiro Ohshima for fostering young researchers in the field of environmental technology. Prof. Hiroaki Tanaka, Director of the CenterKyoto University side), and also Director of the Research Center for Environmental Quality Management also joined the meeting. Then, they exchanged views of mutual and specific interests with other researchers present in order to strengthen the foundation for nurturing global talented human resources who will be responsible for the next generation.

We are looking forward to continuing to obtain further successful results through this program towards the future.

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Welcoming board Group photo
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Delegation members and Dean Ohshima (Left)