The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) announced the 2018 list of funded projects recently. Four projects of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI) were on the list, including two Young Scientist Projects and two General Projects.
The University of Michigan- Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint institute’s open day on the occasion of 2018 summer Design Expo was held at the Minhang Campus of SJTU on August 8. More than 500 students and parents from home and abroad participated in the activities to see JI’s outstanding students and extraordinary achievements first hand.
The University of Michigan- Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute alumnus Zongchang Liu was selected as one of the 30 most influential outstanding young manufacturing engineers to the future of America’s manufacturing engineering.
On May 24th, the Preparation Meeting and Symposium for the UM-SJTU Joint Research Center for Smart Connected Systems was held at JI Long Bin Building. Senior representatives from leading companies including CIMC, Freetech, Bosch, DFJ Dragon Fund China, GE Healthcare (China) Group, JMCG, Panasonic, and renowned scholars from the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University attended the meeting. The symposium was officiated by JI Professor Xudong Wang.
The University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute held the preparation meeting for the UM-SJTU Joint Research Center for Smart Connected Systems on May 24th. The invited guests from renowned universities and enterprises, including the University of Michigan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, CIMC, Bosch, GE Healthcare, Freetech, DFJ Dragon Fund China, JMCG, gathered at the Long Bin Building for in-depth discussions to map out blueprint and pathway of the research center.
On May 24th, Innovation Center for China-U.S. Youth Exchange was officially inaugurated at the UM-SJTU Joint Institute. The center was unveiled by Sean Stein, the Consul General of the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai, and Weimin Che, the Deputy Director of Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange of China’s Ministry of Education, in a launching ceremony held at the newly-built Long Bin Building of the joint institute.
The University of Michigan- Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute is set to operate in a brand new building. The JI offices will be officially operational at the new building from May 14.
Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd Board Member and President Thomas Fann delivering a speech at 2018 JI Graduate Commencement
A graduate student team from University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute grabbed a second prize in the recently-held Hult Prize Singapore Regional Competition attended by 48 teams from renowned universities worldwide.
Professor Yaping Dan’s research team at the UM-SJTU Joint Institute has published a research article in ACS Nano. The research team employed Photo Hall effect to investigate the charge carrier dynamics in a single silicon nanowire photoconductor. The results revealed the mechanism of extraordinarily high photo gain that is often observed in nanoscale photoconductors.
JI renews Peisen Huang as its Dean in a renewal ceremony held on January 8 at the conference room of the institute. The reappointment decision was made effective from November 21, 2017, as announced by JI party secretary Xinwan Li on behalf of the Organization Department of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU).
Professor Sung-Liang Chen presented his research team’s recent progress on miniature photoacoustic probes and some photoacoustic imaging algorithms.