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ChatGPT forum hosted by JI CLT brings heated discussion

ChatGPT forum hosted by JI CLT brings heated discussion

The ChatGPT in Higher Education forum,  co-hosted by the University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT) and SJTU Center for Teaching and Learning Development, was held on...

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JI professors share ChatGPT insights at SJTU forum

JI professors share ChatGPT insights at SJTU forum

The University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) Associate Teaching Professor Manuel Charlemagne and Assistant Teaching Professor Peter Weise are going to share their findings and insights on ChatGPT, a technology...

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Thai student shares JI life in city of love at first sight

Thai student shares JI life in city of love at first sight

When Kantaphat Leelakunwet came to China by plane and landed at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in September last year, he fell in love with the metropolitan city at the first sight. Leelakunwet, a sophomore student from Thailand, had been admitted to the...

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JI undergraduate course listed as first class by Shanghai education commission

JI undergraduate course listed as first class by Shanghai education commission

The undergraduate course of Introduction to Engineering of the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) has been listed as a first-class exemplary English course in Shanghai, according to a recently-released list of first-class undergraduate courses in 2022 by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission.

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UM-SJTU Partnership Board holds its 24th meeting

UM-SJTU Partnership Board holds its 24th meeting

The University of Michigan (UM) – Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Partnership Board held its 24th meeting on January 12 via simultaneous videoconference in China and the United States. Board members from the two universities attended the meeting co-presided by...

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JI undergraduate student wins best paper award at semiconductor technology forum

JI undergraduate student wins best paper award at semiconductor technology forum

The University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) research team led by Assistant Professor Xinfei Guo has won 2022 Best Paper Award at the Semiconductor Technology Forum with the article “A Multi-Functional SRAM-Based Compute-in-Memory Macro on the Edge” first-authored by undergraduate student Runxi Wang. The forum co-hosted by Chinese tech giant Huawei Corporation and Fudan University was held in Shanghai last month. 

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2022 in Review: unforgettable JI moments in an unusual year

2022 in Review: unforgettable JI moments in an unusual year

As the world was trapped in turbulence and faced changes of a magnitude not seen in a century, the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) witnessed an unusual year of 2022. In spite of unprecedented challenges, JIers worked closely together with high performance and delivered outstanding results. In retrospect, here are a few unforgettable moments that may tell what shaped JI in the past year.

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2022 in Review: outstanding JI students in the limelight

2022 in Review: outstanding JI students in the limelight

The University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) students maintained their unparalleled performance in the year of 2022, as many received wide attention because of their outstanding achievements in various fields including academic study, innovation and entrepreneurship, public welfare, cultural and sports activities. The following are examples of such outstanding students who helped building up reputation of JI as one of the best international engineering institute in China and the world.

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JI students complete study away program in Singapore

JI students complete study away program in Singapore

Nineteen international students from the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) have completed their one-semester Study Away program in Singapore. The program jointly operated by JI and the SJTU Asia Pacific Graduate Institute (SJTU-APGI) in collaboration with Singapore-based Nanyang Technological University (NTU) was started on August 4 and ended on December 18.

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