The delegation of HUT, leaded by Professor Xiong Jianming, smoothly arrived in Australia and then paid a visit to the University of Tasmania of Australia On Tuesday,the 1st April 2008.
The President of the University of Tasmania of Australia, Professor Daryl Le Grew, and staff from the International Office and the Computer School met the delegation from HUT. Both parties had formal talks. Then, the two Presidents signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU formally establishes the relationship between HUT and UTAS, and sets the scene for future collaboration in teaching and research. Both Presidents expressed a strong desire to work together to produce fruitful outcomes for HUT and UTAS, that will also contribute to the development of Hubei Province and the State of Tasmania in Australia.
The names of the people in the group photo are:
From back left - Professor Zhao Daxing Dean, School of Mechanical Engineering (HUT); Professor Li Dongsheng, Dean, School of Biological Engineering (HUT); Professor Young Choi, International Coordinator School of Computing & Information Systems (UTAS); Dr Shuxiang Xu, Lecturer School of Computing & Information Systems (UTAS); Ms Ann Ryan, Director Transnational Education (UTAS); Professor Peng Shaoxian, Dean of the School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (HUT).
From front left - Professor Ye Chaocheng Director, International Office (HUT); President of the University of Tasmania, Professor Daryl Le Grew; President of Hubei University of Technology, Professor Xiong Jianmin; Mr Paul Rigby, Director International Services (UTAS).
Presidents shaking hands