On the afternoon of April 10th, Guo Dongming President of DUT and Howard Gillman President of California University at Irvine signed an agreement for joint education in the main building conference room 412. They decided to co-organize a project called "Dalian University of Technology---California University mechanical engineering and automation professional undergraduate education project" to cultivate talents who have international sight.
Mr. Guo showed a warm welcome to President Gillman Howard’s visit, and made a brief introduction about the school scale, development history, discipline construction, personnel training, international cooperation and the situation in other aspects. Mr. Guo said that the joint school, marking the friendly relations between two universities into a new stage, was to further deepen exchanges and cooperation upon early results, and he believed that relying on the advantages of both sides will promote solidarity of knowledge in natural science.
President Howard Gillman introduced the basic information of the University of California at Irvine. He said that it was pleased to carry out joint projects with Dalian University of Technology, University of California at Irvine will fully support the project construction and train more compound international talents and expect future bilateral cooperation in more fields. At the meeting, two sides also discussed the specific content of cooperation. After the meeting, President Gillman Howard accompanied by Mr. Guo, visited the State Key Laboratory of fine chemicals in our school, micro nanotechnology and system key laboratory, engineering training center, precision and special processing laboratory of the Ministry of education.
University of California at Irvine, founded in 1965, is a public university of research and is one of the ten campuses of the University of California system. For many years this university ranked the top tenth among all public universities in United States.