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JI receives UM delegation led by President Santa Ono

JI receives UM delegation led by President Santa Ono

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) warmly received UM President Santa Ono and his delegation on February 3, marking the president's inaugural on-site visit to the SJTU campus since assuming office in...

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JI students excel at 2023 University Physics Competition

JI students excel at 2023 University Physics Competition

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) students showcased excellent performance in the 2023 University Physics Competition, securing four gold medals, 15 silver medals, and 14 bronze medals as key members of...

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JI undergraduates publish paper in leading energy research journal

JI undergraduates publish paper in leading energy research journal

Four undergraduate students of the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM–SJTU JI, JI hereafter) have published a research article titled “Patchable Transparent Standalone Piezoelectric P(VDF-TrFE) Film for Radial Artery Pulse Detection” in International Journal of Energy Research, a journal with an impactor factor of 4.6 and journal citation report top 2%.

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JI alumna Jiashi Yu joins 2023 Forbes China 30 Under 30 list

JI alumna Jiashi Yu joins 2023 Forbes China 30 Under 30 list

Forbes China, the Chinese-language edition of Forbes, recently revealed its 30 Under 30 China list for 2023, showcasing 95 young individuals under the age of 30 from 9 different industries. Jiashi Yu, an alumna of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter), earned a place on the list in the category of arts, science, and investment.

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2023 In Review | JI students illuminate the year with unwavering brilliance

2023 In Review | JI students illuminate the year with unwavering brilliance

The year 2023 has seen the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) students standing out in various fields. They soared in the academic halls, fought bravely in the competition arenas, rooted themselves in social practices, and made remarkable achievements. The following are examples of such students who helped in building the reputation of JI as one of the best international engineering institutes in China and the world.

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JI Turkish student picked as 2024 SJTU Outstanding Postgraduate

JI Turkish student picked as 2024 SJTU Outstanding Postgraduate

Nuri Erdem Ersoy, a Turkish doctoral student of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter), has been selected as one of the 36 Outstanding Postgraduates (International Students) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University for the Class of 2024, according to a recent announcement of SJTU International Student Service Center.

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Two JI faculty members receive Jason Daida Outstanding Teaching Award

Two JI faculty members receive Jason Daida Outstanding Teaching Award

Two faculty members from the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI) have received the 2022-2023 Jason Daida Outstanding Teaching Award. Assistant Professor Yuljae Cho and Associate Teaching Professor Manuel Charlemagne were announced as the winners during the JI annual party held on December 15.

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JI student hosts UAE union day event in Beijing

JI student hosts UAE union day event in Beijing

Freshman student Mohammed Al Shehhi of the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) flew to Beijing recently to host the celebration ceremony of the 52nd Union Day of the United Arab Emirates, a state-level...

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JI student ranks among five SJTU elite international students in 2023

JI student ranks among five SJTU elite international students in 2023

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) undergraduate student Kantaphat Leelakunwet has been selected as one of the 2023 SJTU Elites for International Students in a grand final appraisal and awarding ceremony held at the SJTU Center for Academic Activities.

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JI students offer better life solutions at 2023 winter design expo

JI students offer better life solutions at 2023 winter design expo

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) 2023 Winter Design Expo opened on December 13 at Long Bin Building, displaying 37 innovative design projects from a number of autumn experimental courses of freshmen and senior students including “Introduction to Engineering”, “System Design and Implementation”, “Design and Manufacturing 3,” “Computer Architecture,” and “Product Design and Manufacturing”.

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