XMUM Delegation Visited Universiti Malaysia Terengganu to Explore Academic Cooperation

August 17,2017

Upon the invitation of the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nor Aieni, XMUM President Prof. Wang Ruifang led a delegation to visit UMT on 15 August 2017.

Other members of the XMUM delegation consist of Dr Zhang Ying, Assistant President of XMUM, Prof. Ni I-Hsun, Chairman of Marine Biotechnology Programme, and Ms Li Xiaowen, PA to President.

Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nor Aieni warmly welcomed XMUM delegation and introduced the current development of UMT and its strengths in research and innovation. Deans and representatives from UMT School of Ocean Engineering, School of Marine Science & Environment, School of Maritime Business & Management, Institute of Marine Biotechnology, and Central Laboratory then gave detailed introduction of their respective institutions and proposed possible areas of cooperation.

President Wang thanked Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nor Aieni for her kind invitation and expressed XMUM’s great willingness in establishing close cooperation with UMT. After a general introduction of XMUM, Prof. Ni gave an overview of XMUM’s marine programmes and China-ASEAN College of Marine Sciences. Two sides then held fruitful discussion in terms of future cooperation directions.

XMUM delegation also visited the research facilities at UMT School of Marine & Environmental Science, School of Ocean Engineering, and Central Laboratory.

This visit will soon be followed by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nor Aieni’s visit to XMUM. Two universities will then further discuss their cooperation in teaching, research and student mobility.