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Dean Ni Wins Prestigious SME Gold Medal Award

Dean Ni Wins Prestigious SME Gold Medal Award

JI’s Dean Ni has been selected to receive the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Gold Medal Award. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding service to the manufacturing engineering profession in technical communications through published literature,...

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UM Visiting Lecturer Dr. Jason Daida Passed Away

UM Visiting Lecturer Dr. Jason Daida Passed Away

Dr. Jason Daida, a visiting lecturer from the University of Michigan, who had come to teach at JI every summer since 2007, passed away in Ann Arbor on January 9, 2013, after several months of illness. It was Dr. Daida who unveiled VG 100:Introduction to Engineering,...

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2013 Brings a Change in JI Leadership

2013 Brings a Change in JI Leadership

As approved by the Board of Directors, Dean Ni recently announced some changes in JI’s leadership team: Effective January 1, 2013, Professor Peisen Huang has assumed the position of Deputy Dean. Effective September 1, 2012, Professor Olivier Bauchau (former Chair of...

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Two JI Professors Win MOE’s Ph.D. Research Foundation Grants

Two JI Professors Win MOE’s Ph.D. Research Foundation Grants

JI Professors Tian Yang and Jigang Wu won the 2012 Grants of Chinese University Ph. D. Research Foundation sponsored by MOE. They both applied for the discipline of electronics and communication.Yang is in the category of Ph. D. Advisor, and Wu is in the category of...

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2012 Winter Design Expo Concludes Successfully

2012 Winter Design Expo Concludes Successfully

2012 Winter Capstone Projects Oral Defense and Design Expo took place in the library of Shanghai Jiao Tong University on December 19, 2012. In the morning, two oral defense sessions proceeded concurrently. In the afternoon, an exhibition showcased 15 capstone...

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Interview with the Covidien Scholarship Winners

Interview with the Covidien Scholarship Winners

Editor’s Note: In November of 2012, for the first time, JI awarded the highly coveted “Covidien Scholarship,” which covers up to 4 years of full tuition for any freshman who ranked the provincial top 30 in the national college entrance exams. The winners this year are...

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