EIE attends second HIT/USyd Workshop in Harbin

A delegation of senior academics from the School of Electrical and Information Engineering (EIE) visited Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in January 2015 for the 2nd HIT/USyd Workshop. Academic attendees were Prof Joe Dong (Head of School), Prof Branka Vucetic, Prof Philip Leong, A/Prof Yonghui Li and Hon A/Prof David Levy. HIT kindly supported the travel of 5 EIE postgraduate students, Yuanye Ma, Chew Suen Xin, Chunfeng Liu, Wang Zhang and Nicholas Fraser.

Along with an exchange of research and teaching ideas, initiatives to further improve collaboration were discussed. Prof Dong met with key academics from HIT including Prof Xuemei Ding, Vice President. Prof Philip Leong was awarded a visiting professorship at HIT. Ms Tianyuan Ma, one of the first graduates of the HIT/Sydney 2+2 program and now back at HIT, gave a fine talk regarding her experiences.

Staff and students at the 2nd HIT/USyd Workshop

Staff and students at the 2nd HIT/USyd Workshop (click the photo for a larger image)
 

Prof Joe Dong (EIE) with Prof Xuemei Ding

Prof Joe Dong (EIE) with Prof Xuemei Ding (Vice President of HIT)
 

Prof Joe Dong (EIE) and Prof Xiyuan Peng (Dean of School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, HIT) exchange gifts

Prof Joe Dong (EIE) and Prof Xiyuan Peng (Dean of School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, HIT) exchange gifts
 

Prof Philip Leong (EIE) receives Visiting Professorship from Prof Xiyuan Peng (Dean of School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, HIT)

Prof Philip Leong (EIE) receives Visiting Professorship from Prof Xiyuan Peng (Dean of School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, HIT)
 

Prof Branka Vucetic giving a lecture on her research in telecommunications

Prof Branka Vucetic giving a lecture on her research in telecommunications
 

From left to right: Prof Yadong Wang (Dean of School of Computer Science and Technology, HIT), Prof Joe Dong (EIE) and Prof Yu Peng (Deputy Dean of School of Electrical Engineering and Automation)

From left to right: Prof Yadong Wang (Dean of School of Computer Science and Technology, HIT), Prof Joe Dong (EIE) and Prof Yu Peng (Deputy Dean of School of Electrical Engineering and Automation)