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oom Meeting on Cooperation between Ningbo University and Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy)

2021-01-11

The zoom meeting between Ningbo University and Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy) was held in the afternoon of December 10. Michele Bonino, the vice president of Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy), and Yao Juming, the vice president of Ningbo University attended this meeting.

During the talk, Yao Juming first introduced the development in teaching, scientific research and internationalization of Ningbo University since it was elected as “Double-first Class” university. He said that Ningbo University is looking forward to developing the cooperation in real sense with Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy). Michele Bonino also introduced the internationalization and its industry-university-research status in detail carried out in Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy) and delivered the expectation of deepening cooperation with Ningbo University.

Gu Yaodong, the director of International Office, and Ruan Dianbo, the dean of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, then described the progress in internationalization of NBU and faculty work respectively. They also had the discussion on the cooperation in terms of teachers exchanges, students exchange program, joint cultivation of doctoral students, scientific & research cooperation, and industry-university-research cooperation with the principals of Dept. of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive engineering of Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy).

The relevant responsible persons of International Office and Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics attended this discussion, which was held under the great support by Sino-Italian Intelligent Manufacturing Technology Promotion Centre.

Related links: Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy) (In Italian: Politecnico di Torino) was founded in 1859, dedicating in the talent cultivation and scientific research in architecture and engineering fields. According to incomplete statistics, 28% architects and 36% engineers in Italy studied or was trained in Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy). This famous university of science and engineering in Europe was within the top one hundred science-engineering universities in the world. What’s more, the ancient building with history wined the title of World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1997, becoming a first-class architectural education base well recognized in Europe.

According to QS World University Rankings, Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy) ranked the 47th among world scientific and engineering universities (of which, subjects subdivided rankings: the 14th for petroleum engineering, the 25th for civil engineering, the 38th for mining engineering, the 30th for mechanical engineering and aerospace, the 38th for electronic& electric engineering, the 51st – 100th for computer science, the 51st – 100th for material science and the 33rd for architecture).