December 11th to 12th, University of Birmingham (UoB) School of Chemical
Engineering held a parallel workshop on collaborative research involving College of
University & Tianjin University (TJU) School of Chemical
Engineering and Technology, at
University of Birmingham, UK. Vice-president of the University of
Birmingham Jon Frampton and president of Nankai University Cao Xuetao attended
the sessions and respectively made a welcome speech and a closing speech.
Wang Lei, deputy secretary of the Party Committee
of Nankai University, and Chen Jun, academician of the Chinese Academy of
Sciences and dean of the Nankai University College of Chemistry, also attended
The parallel workshop aimed to explore the
opportunities for international cooperation in the frontier areas of the
chemical and chemical engineering disciplines, and promote the in-depth
cooperation between Chinese and British universities in cooperation in running
schools and academic exchanges. The workshop was
jointly initiated by University of Birmingham School of Chemical Engineering,
and College of Chemistry, Nankai University. Tianjin University School of
Chemical Engineering and Technology was invited to participate in.
two-day cutting-edge academic exchanges and discussions, 20 professors from the
three universities made academic reports, and conducted in-depth discussions on
respective research areas and cutting-edge research. The brainstorming expanded
the research horizons of the participants, inspired the intersection of the
research in the field of chemical and chemical engineering, and reached the
cooperation intention in research and student training.
1825 on the second largest city in UK, the University of Birmingham is one of
the top 100 universities in the UK. It is a member of the Red Brick University,
the Russell Group and the M5 University Alliance. The University of Birmingham
ranked 79th in the world in the QS World University Rankings in
2008. It has trained 11 Nobel laureates, three British prime ministers and five
foreign heads of government.