On the morning of June 2ndGuo Dongming, President of the Dalian University of Technology (DUT) held a talk with Irene Giner-Reichl, Ambassador of Austria to China on conducting further friendly exchanges and cooperation among DUT and Austrian universities and scientific research institutions. The meeting also featured representatives of International Office, and Faculty of Infrastructure Engineering of DUT.
Mr.Guo extended a warm welcome to Ambassador Irene Giner-Reichl, and introduced DUT’s history, personnel training and the joint school-running situation. He noted that DUT cooperated with Austrian research institutions and established good relations as early as 1988. He hoped the two sides would strengthen bilateral cooperation in more fields.
Ms. Irene introduced Austria’s technological superiority in urban planning, hydropower and environmental techniques. She was interested in the joint school running by DUT with Belarusian State or University of Leicester. She noted that the DUT had its features on personnel training, discipline construction, and international cooperation, and she would like to promote the Austrian universities and research institutes to carry out exchanges and cooperation with DUT in more areas.
After the meeting, Ms. Irene visited the State Key Laboratory of Coastal and Offshore Engineering, Institute of Structure Engineering of Faculty of Infrastructure of Engineering, and Key Laboratory of Industrial Ecology and Environmental Engineering, MOE of DUT.