On November 27, 2017, National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” has been visited by a delegation of Guangzhou Railway Polytechnic (People’s Republic of China) headed by President, Mr. Jing Guangjun. The purpose of this visit was to discuss cooperation in the educational sphere.
The Chinese delegation had been composed of the highest level administration representatives: Lin Hongmei – Director of the Institute for International Cooperation, Wang Yani – Director of the Institute of Rail Transport, Zhu Wanping – Director of the Institute of Transport Logistics Management, Wang Jinlan – Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology, and Chen Nin – Director of the Institute of Electronic and Mechanical Engineering.
On behalf of the Igor Sikorsky KPI the guests were welcomed by First Vice-Rector Yurii Yakymenko, Vice-Rector for Scientific and Pedagogical Work (Foreign Affairs) Sergii Sidorenko, Deputy Vice-Rector for Scientific and Pedagogical Work (Foreign Affairs) Ksenia Yudkova, Head of the Foreign Economic Activity Office Andrii Shysholin, Head of Department on Intellectual Property Olena Oreshnikova, Dean of Faculty of Informatics and Computer Science (FICS) Alexander Pavlov, and Head of the Department of Computer Engineering of FICS Sergii Stirenko.
The search vector for collaborative projects for the development of international cooperation of both the parties was directed towards information technology. Negotiations with Chinese partners took place in two stages. At the first, Chinese guests were invited to visit the Faculty of Informatics and Computer Science, as well as laboratory classes of the Department of Computing Engineering, where they were able to get acquainted with the main areas of the department and its specialists.
The second stage of the meeting was held directly in the format of discussion with representatives of the university administration of specific details and terms of implementation of a joint educational project in the field of cloud computing. In addition, during the discussions, the Chinese partners proposed extending the cooperation limits through the involvement of Chinese companies in potential projects.
The meeting had concluded by the truly outstanding event: President, Mr. Jing Guangjun has awarded Sergii Stirenko the Certificate of visiting professor of the Guangzhou Railway Polytechnic. We warmly congratulate our colleague!
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