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UPC Deepened Cooperation with University of Tulsa

On the morning of August 7 local time, Vice President Dai Caili and her delegation visited University of Tulsa in the United States, and held talks with Professor John Hale, Chair of the Department of Computer Science, Professor Andreas Polycarpou, Dean of the School of Engineering, Dr. Vivian Wang, Vice President, Professor George Justice, Provost, and Professor Brad Carson, President.

During the meeting at the Department of Computer Science, UPC introduced the construction and development of Qingdao Institute of Software. And Professor John Hale introduced the teaching and research of their computer department. The delegation of UPC visited digital twin technology laboratory, robot control laboratory, etc., and the two sides negotiated the details of the planned international cooperation education projects.

Visiting the robot control lab

Dai Caili was presenting a gift with Chinese characteristics to the Provost, Professor George Justice

The two sides were showing the cooperation agreement

The delegation were communicating with the president, Professor Brad Carson

The President, Professor Brad Carson signed the cooperative agreement on site. According to the agreement, the two sides would carry out in-depth cooperation in education, and use it as a platform to comprehensively implement programs of student exchange, teacher training, and research cooperation promotion.Dai Caili presented a gift to President Brad Carson and invited him to attend the Heritage and Innovation Conference in our 70th anniversary.

Based on the common petroleum energy characteristics and discipline development strategy, the two sides have frequent exchanges and visits. Nearly 100 teachers and students from School of Geosciences, School of Petroleum Engineering, College of Pipeline and Civil Engineering, and College of Science of UPC have visited or studied in University of Tulsa.On the basis of exchanges and visits, the two sides officially signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in 2017, as well as the “2+2” undergraduate joint training program, “3.5+0.5+X”continuousstudy program of undergraduate and postgraduate, etc., involving petroleum engineering, chemical engineering and technology, computer science and technology, geophysics, mechanical engineering, etc.

Translated: Jiang Shaofei

Reviewed: Xu Xiaoyan

Updated: 2023-08-15

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