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My Campus Story | A tale of two homes: from hub of Africa to hub of Asia

My Campus Story | A tale of two homes: from hub of Africa to hub of Asia

Editor’s Note: To Helina Fikru Yilma, a senior student of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter), the city of Shanghai is a second home in her heart.  The Ethiopian girl from the capital city of Addis Ababa was only able to stay on the campus of JI in Shanghai for 18 months because of the global COVID-19 pandemic.  However, the unique culture, the welcoming people, and the profound lessons she learnt during her stay on campus enthralled her.    “I am still on the journey to finding myself, but I know some part of me will always remain Chinese,” she said. In the below story written by Helina, she shares her unforgettable campus life experience as a JI student in Shanghai.

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JI professor publishes paper in IEEE journal with undergraduate student

JI professor publishes paper in IEEE journal with undergraduate student

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) Assistant Professor Xuyang Lu and undergraduate student Zhehao Yu have published a research article “mmWave Spatial-Temporal Single Harmonic Switching Transmitter Arrays for High back-off Beamforming Efficiency” in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, a top journal in microwave and antenna society.

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JI professor realizes three-dimensional stress mapping for solid-state batteries

JI professor realizes three-dimensional stress mapping for solid-state batteries

The University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) Associate Professor Shouhang Bo and his collaborators have published a research article titled “3D Stress Mapping Reveals the Origin of Lithium-Deposition Heterogeneity in Solid-State Lithium-Metal Batteries” in Cell Reports Physical Science, a sibling journal of Cell.

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JI student claims 2022 SJTU Excellent International Graduate

JI student claims 2022 SJTU Excellent International Graduate

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) undergraduate student Jin Ping Lim has won the 2022 SJTU Excellent International Graduate award, according to a recent announcement of SJTU International Student...

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JI student-led teams clinch awards in 2022 MCM/ICM competition

JI student-led teams clinch awards in 2022 MCM/ICM competition

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) student-led teams delivered outstanding performance in the 2022 Mathematical Contest in Modeling/ Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (MCM/ICM), bringing awards including three Finalist, one Meritorious Winner, 11 Honorable Mention, and 9 Successful Participant for SJTU, according to the results announced by the organizer recently.

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JI kicks off summer semester with online courses

JI kicks off summer semester with online courses

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) kicked off the summer semester on May 9 by continuing the arrangement of online courses amid a new wave of COVID-19 resurgence in Shanghai. 

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