Pakistanis’ JI life forges strong sense of belonging

Pakistanis’ JI life forges strong sense of belonging

Editor’s Note: Zeeshan Qaiser from Pakistan received a master’s degree and a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI,JI hereafter) at SJTU in 2016 and 2020, respectively....

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JI international students celebrate Thanksgiving with a big party on campus

JI international students celebrate Thanksgiving with a big party on campus

Games and gifts were provided. Free lunch was served. International students of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) celebrated the upcoming Thanksgiving Day with faculty and staff members in a party said to be the largest of its kind over the past few years. The event was held in the Faculty & Staff Club of Long Bin Building on November 21.

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Forbes China puts JI alumnus Peizhou Zhao on 30 Under 30 list

Forbes China puts JI alumnus Peizhou Zhao on 30 Under 30 list

Forbes China, the Chinese-language edition of Forbes, unveiled its 30 Under 30 China list of 2022 recently featuring 154 outstanding young talents from 5 industries. The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI,JI hereafter)...

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JI holds ice-breaking luncheon for international students

JI holds ice-breaking luncheon for international students

The University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) hosted an ice-breaking luncheon on November 14 for international students who are back on campus thanks to the lifting of entry restrictions under the pandemic...

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JI 2022 Thank You Day expresses gratitude to supporters

JI 2022 Thank You Day expresses gratitude to supporters

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) held the 2022 Thank You Day event at Long Bin Building on November 13, in a bid to express gratitude to all people who have provided support to its development.

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JI holds ceremony to kick off student leadership program

JI holds ceremony to kick off student leadership program

The University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) held Donation Ceremony of SJTU Everflow Fund & Opening Ceremony of JI Student Leadership Program on November 6, signaling the kickoff of the leadership program supported by the newly-established fund.

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JI student grabs first prize at ACM research competition

JI student grabs first prize at ACM research competition

The University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) undergraduate student Yuankai Xu took a first place during a recent Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Student Research Competition (SRC) of the Special Interest Group on Embedded Systems (SIGBED), securing him a place at the 2022 ACM Grand Finals as the only undergraduate representative of ACM SIGBED.

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South Korean girl leads “fabulous” campus life as JI student

South Korean girl leads “fabulous” campus life as JI student

Editor’s Note: Seungyeon Yang is a South Korean student at University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter), majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is president of the JI International Student Association and takes charge of the financial work at the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (IEEE-TEMS) Student Branch of the JI Center for Entrepreneurship. Seungyeon Yang considers herself an outgoing person; she likes to try new things, and is very interested in management and entrepreneurship.

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JI student team claims CSTFM2022 best paper award

JI student team claims CSTFM2022 best paper award

A team composed of three University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) undergraduate students has clinched the Best Student Paper award at the 2022 International Conference on Smart Transportation and Future Mobility (CSTFM 2022). Jiajun Gu, Qinhang Wu and Yicheng Hou won the award for their paper “Can yesterday’s mass transportation set the path for today’s sustainable transport? – A sustainability assessment of Shanghai No.71 Trolleybus”.

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