From Oct 30thto Nov 1st, Dean of Faculty of Civil Engineering of Meijo UniversityProf. Katsu Kambin and his students were invited to visit TCU. Director of International Cooperation Office expressed warm welcome to the delegation and introduced general information, international cooperation and development strategy of TCU. Thedelegation visited School of Civil Engineering, School of International Education, and was also invited to visit Tianjin Architecture Technology Museum,Tianjin Civil Engineering Society and Tianjin Municipal Engineering Design and Research Institute.
During the visiton campus, the delegation visited School of Civil Engineering, attended academic symposium with young teachers and graduates, and discussed presentcutting-edge topics in civil engineering and other practical research fields. Theyalso visited key laboratories in TCU such as Tianjin Soft Soil Characteristicsand Engineering Environment. In School of International Education, thedelegation learnt about foreign student enrollment and scholarship policy ofTCU and discussed short-term student exchange program.
During the activitiesoff-campus, the delegation visitedTianjin Architecture Technology Museum, knew about Chinese civil engineering construction technology fromancient times to modern times through pictures, words, projection, simulation models, and multi-media etc. The delegation also visited Tianjin CivilEngineering Society, attended a meeting with Secretary SUN Yunguo and discussedabout future cooperation. At Tianjin Municipal Engineering Design and Research Institute, the delegation participated in the forum held by General Engineer ZHAOLe. Later, the delegation visited Tianjin Transportation Science Research Institute Engineering Laboratory, viewed representative bridges across Haihe River such as Dagu Bridge and Liberty Bridge on spot, and received in-depth knowledge about design notion, structure type, construction technology ofbridges across Haihe River.
Meijo Universityis a private university located in Aichi, Nagoya, Japan, which is the biggest comprehensive university in the middle area of Japan. Meijo University has 8faculties and 22 disciplines. Each discipline provides graduate and doctorprograms. Meijo University now has 16,000 students on campus. TCU signed MOUwith Meijo University in 2012 and have become partner university since. In 2015, two universities renewed complementary agreement of student exchange.