JI holds 2022 commencement ceremony

JI holds 2022 commencement ceremony

The 2022 University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI,JI hereafter) Commencement Ceremony was held at Long Bin Building of the SJTU campus on August 5. The event was also held simultaneously online for students and their relatives...

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JI elects new international student association members

JI elects new international student association members

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) has held an online election to generate the 2022-2023 members for the International Student Association (UM-SJTU JI ISA). Based on online votes collected from students...

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JI 2022 summer design expo held online

JI 2022 summer design expo held online

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) 2022 Summer Design Expo opened online on August 3,displaying 83 innovative design projects from a number of summer experimental courses of freshmen and senior students...

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UM greets JI dual-degree and GDP students

UM greets JI dual-degree and GDP students

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) has held an online orientation meeting for students of the dual-bachelor-degree program with UM and the Global Degree Pathways (GDP) program who are going to the United States in fall.

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JI professor’s 2D transition metal oxides paper published in Elsevier journal

JI professor’s 2D transition metal oxides paper published in Elsevier journal

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) Assistant Professor Yulian He and her collaborators have published a review article titled “Emerging Dual-Functional 2D transition metal oxides for carbon capture and utilization: A review” in Fuel, a top chemical energy journal of Netherlands-based Elsevier publishing company.

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Photo News | Happy reunion in Stockholm

Photo News | Happy reunion in Stockholm

Happy reunion in Stockholm - Three JI students take a photo on the campus of the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). Senior student Niharika Dayaneni from India is on a Global Degree Pathway (GDP) program while junior student Mansur Ayazbayev from Kazakhstan...

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Minecraft video presents vivid image of JI building

Minecraft video presents vivid image of JI building

What is Long Bin Building like in the world of Minecraft, a best-selling 3D sandbox video game of all time? Nuocheng Ji, a sophomore student of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) provides the answer by...

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ACM Multimedia accepts paper first-authored by JI undergraduate student

ACM Multimedia accepts paper first-authored by JI undergraduate student

A research article titled “Personalized 360-Degree Video Streaming: A Meta-Learning Approach” by the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) Assistant Professor Yifei Zhu and undergraduate student Yiyun Lu has been accepted by the 30th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia hereafter), a worldwide premier conference and a key world event to display scientific achievements and innovative industrial products in the multimedia field.

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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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