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Prof. Hui-Huang Hsu, Dean of College of Engineering Led a Delegation to Visit Kasetsart University and Mohidol University in Thailand

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Poster:temanPost date:2018-03-23
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Prof. Hui-Huang Hsu, Dean of College of Engineering visited Kasetsart University and Mohidol University in Thailand with Prof. Yin-Tien Wang, Chairman of Department of Mechanical and Electro-Mechanical Engineering and Prof. Chien-Chang Chen, Chairman of Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering on March 18th to 21st.

The main purpose of the visit was to promote the Taiwan Experience Education Program (TEEP@AsiaPlus) supported by Ministry of Education. Department of Mechanical and Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are funded NTD 2.5 million to invite 20 foreign students to come to Tamkang University to study Intelligent Robots and Machinery for four months starting August 2018. The delegation also help promoted three summer programs provided by Office of International and Cross-Strait Affairs during the visit. The delegation arrived at the main campus of Kasetsart University in Bangkok at 9:30 am on March 19th to visit Faculty of Engineering. Dean Peerayuth Charnsethikul and Vice Dean Patamaporn Sripadungtham hosted the delegation along with a few department chairs and professors. Prof. Pongsak Noophan of Environmental Engineering at Kasetsart has built close research cooperation with Prof. Chi-Wang Li of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering at Tamkang in recent two years. Prof. Noophan has sent students to Prof. Li’s lab for a 6-month study twice. The delegation went to Mohidol University in the afternoon. Prof. Jarernsri L. Mitrpanont, Dean of Faculty of ICT and Prof. Jackrit Suthakorn, Dean of Faculty of Engineering received the delegation together to discuss possible cooperation in research and education. Students of ICT demonstrated the research results of their senior projects. The delegation also visited a few labs in Faculty of Engineering. On March 20th, the delegation visited the Sriracha Campus of Kasetsart University, which is about one and a half hours drive away from Bangkok. Prof. Suphattharachai Chompan, Dean of Faculty of Engineering hosted the meeting along with Vice Dean Umarin Sangpanich and a few department chairs and professors. The delegation visited a few labs after the meeting. The delegation held a seminar to introduce the TEEP@AsiaPlus program and summer programs to interested students in the afternoon. The visit benefits the cooperation between College of Engineering and the three campuses of the two universities. Professors in the meetings were very interested in sending their students to the TEEP@AsiaPlus program and summer programs. There are still rooms for other types of cooperation like student exchange, short visits, dual degrees and joint researches. Kasetsart University is going to sign an MOU for partnership and Student Exchange Agreement with Tamkang University very soon. Prof. Suthakorn, Dean of Engineering at Mohidol University plans to visit Tamkang University in May or June. Prof. Hsu will visit Mohidol University again to deliver a keynote talk in an international conference hosted by Faculty of ICT in July. (2018-03-23)











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