Director of Huawei Wuhan Research Center Visited WUT

On the afternoon of May 29, Zhang Jichao, the director of Huawei Wuhan Research Center and his entourage visited WUT. President Zhang Qingjie, vice president Wang Fazhou and Wang Shijie attended the meeting with several heads of departments, directors of teaching and research units, and teachers. The meeting was chaired by the vice president Wang Fazhou.

At the meeting, the current development of the Research Center and its cooperation with WUT were introduced. The heads of WUT’s Department of student work, Graduate School, and School of Computer Science and Technology shared information about talents training, artificial intelligence discipline construction, and graduates employment to Huawei. In addition, teachers from the School of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Science, and Engineering Research Center of Silicate Materials for Architectures introduced the research projects and progress.  The two sides also has deepened exchanges in talents training and scientific research.

Director Zhang Jichao said WUT is the first university that the Center has conducted research and exchanges since the outbreak of Covid-19. He expressed his affirmation and sincere gratitude to WUT in providing talents to Huawei and its scientific and technological cooperation, in a hope that both sides can continue to strength cooperation in the future.

President Zhang Qingjie noted that more in-depth and comprehensive cooperation should be conducted with Huawei in personnel training. WUT should integrate the talents standards of Huawei into its training process and continue to deepen two-way cooperation. Besides, it is also necessary to innovate systems and mechanisms with open perspective so as to promote higher quality cooperation.

Before the conference, Director Zhang Jichao and his entourage visited the College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Park and the State Engineering Laboratory of Optical Fiber Sensing Technology.