University of Lorraine Visits NJUST

On October 16 to 17, Karl Tombre, Vice President of the University of Lorraine, visited NJUST with his delegation. Fabien Chareix, Education Consul of the French Consulate General in Shanghai and Vice Consul Le Liu joined the delegation.


Liao Wenhe, Vice President of NJUST accompanied the delegation from the University of Lorraine to visit the new NJUST campus in Jiangyin.


On behalf NJUST, Liao Wenhe extended his welcome to Karl Tombre and his delegation. Liao said the Sino-French Engineer School (SFESN) of NJUST was built in the cooperation with ENIM (Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs de Metz), and the amalgamation of ENIM with the University of Lorraine has greatly improved the administrative level of SFESN.


He hoped that with the joint efforts of the University of Lorraine, Jiangyin, and NJUST, SFESN can keep developing as an excellent model cultivating engineers with international visions.


The trip to Jiangyin campus impressed the delegation members. Karl said that the University of Lorraine is willing to further the collaboration with NJUST to build SFESN on Jiangyin campus, and expand cooperation to the extent of courses developing, laboratories construction, joint scientific research, and etc.


Based on SFESN’s current disciplines, the two sides decided to initiate new scientific and education programs in the fields of big data, new energy and robotics o.


On the morning of the 17th, Xi Zhanwen, the Deputy Secretary of NJUST party committee, met with the delegation of the University of Lorraine and Consul of the French Consulate General in Shanghai. 


Xi said the education mode of French engineers is unique compared with the other education systems in the world. The establishment of SFESN at NJUST has played a significant role in cultivating talents.


He wished that the two counterparts could strengthen the construction of scientific research platforms, promote international cooperation, and continuously endeavor to improve talent training quality. 


After the meeting, the French delegation visited Herbert Gleiter Institute of Nanoscience, the International Laboratory of Additive Manufacturing, the Engineering Training Center, the Micro-nano Satellite Research Center, etc.