Interview with the Covidien Scholarship Winners

Interview with the Covidien Scholarship Winners

Editor’s Note: In November of 2012, for the first time, JI awarded the highly coveted “Covidien Scholarship,” which covers up to 4 years of full tuition for any freshman who ranked the provincial top 30 in the national college entrance exams. The winners this year are...

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JI Students Win a Cornucopia of Scholarships and Awards

JI Students Win a Cornucopia of Scholarships and Awards

The 2012 JI scholarship award ceremony was held in Jingjing Hall on November 12. SJTU’s Jian Zhu, Secretary General of the Student Guidance Commission, Xin Zhao, Secretary of Youth League, and Lizhou Shen, Deputy Secretary of Youth League, JI’s Peishen Huang,...

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“Join Us, Dude” Exudes Talent of JI Students

“Join Us, Dude” Exudes Talent of JI Students

After nearly two months of secret and feverish preparation, JI Students’ Union proudly presented the 2012 New Students Welcome Party themed “Joint Institute, Join Us Dude” at Jingjing Hall on November 12. SJTU VIPs included Jian Zhu, Secretary General of the Student...

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First Lesson from Dean Ni for JI’s 2012 New Students

First Lesson from Dean Ni for JI’s 2012 New Students

The first lesson for the 2012 incoming JI students was given by Dean Ni at 8:30 on Monday morning, September 10, 2012. The auditorium at Dongzhong Yuan was packed with eager students anticipating the exhortation from Dean Ni who would dedicate 1.5 hours from his busy...

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Welcome to JI, New Students and Parents

Welcome to JI, New Students and Parents

Dean Ni pointed out the unsatisfactory outcomes of traditional Chinese higher education and showed how JI provides the solutions through innovative education models and top-notch faculty, resulting in students with confidence, creativity, leadership, communication skills, teamwork spirit, and problem solving capabilities

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Four JI Professors Funded by Pujiang Talent Program

Four JI Professors Funded by Pujiang Talent Program

JI faculty members, Assistant Professors Huan Qi, Wenjie Wan, Jigang Wu, and Associate Professor Qiang Zhang, have been awarded research funding by the 2012 Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program, which was co-founded by the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (STCSM) and Shanghai Human Resource Bureau to attract overseas talents to teach, do research, or start enterprises in Shanghai.

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Godspeed, JI Class of 2012

Godspeed, JI Class of 2012

Among this year’s graduates, 81% are going abroad for graduate studies, half of which have been admitted to University of Michigan, and the majority of the rest were admitted to top US universities such as MIT, Stanford, Columbia, UCLA, Georgia Tech. Those who choose to work have mostly been employed by large domestic and international companies.

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Welcome Home, JI Alumni

Welcome Home, JI Alumni

In the first homecoming for JI alumni, Dean Jun Ni, Scott Yang, Academic Affairs Manager, Professors Mian Li, Lipo Wang, Jason Daida, and Qiang Zhang met with 50 JI alumni that have graduated since 2006.

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JI 2012 Summer Design Expo Rocks amidst Typhoon Haikui

JI 2012 Summer Design Expo Rocks amidst Typhoon Haikui

JI’s Capstone Design is a senior project that is completely different from the traditional thesis-based senior project prevalent in the engineering schools in China. In JI, under the supervision of a team of instructors, a group of four or five senior students from Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) work together on one project. Students are required to write a group report as well as individual reports in English and finally present in the English oral defense.

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The Graduation Show of JI’s Class of 2008,A Blast

The Graduation Show of JI’s Class of 2008,A Blast

The Graduation show of class 2008 was opened by a video titled “The Coolest Moments in Our College Days” which replayed some extraordinary and funny events in chronological order and invoked waves of laughter. The theme of the night was “Family Forever”.

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