On October 26, 2023, a delegation from Shanghai University of Engineering Science (SUES) paid a visit to Sunway University, marking a significant milestone in academic collaboration. The delegation, led by Professor Men Yanping, Deputy Chairperson of the University Council and Secretary of the Discipline Inspection Commission at SUES, was comprised of distinguished individuals. These included Professor Wang Guoqiang, Dean of the School of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics, Professor Liu Zhixin, Dean of the School of Marxism, Professor Wang Jinguo, Dean of the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and Ms. Zhou Xiaozhou, Deputy Director of the International Office. They arrived at Sunway University at 2:00 PM on a Thursday for a purposeful academic exchange.
The Sunway University delegation, under the guidance of Prof. Abhimanyu Veerakumarasivam, the esteemed Provost of Sunway University. The team featured Prof. Ho Chee Kit, Dean of the School of Mathematical Sciences, Prof. Teo Kok Lay, and Associate Dean responsible for Research and Postgraduate Studies at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Dr. Katta Ramesh, Associate Dean with an international focus, Bernice Ching Yuh Feng, School Manager within the School of Mathematical Sciences, Dr. Cheong Huey Tyng, Senior Lecturer of School of Mathematics and Science, Jade Thum Yun Seong, Senior Manager in the Partnership Management Department, Stephanie Pang, a Senior Manager overseeing Graduate Studies, and Mr. Lester Lee, a Senior Manager in the International Office responsible for international partnerships.
Building on the foundation laid with the signing of a joint PhD Supervision Agreement on January 11, 2022, this visit sought to reinforce and expand our collaborative endeavours. It aligned perfectly with the ASEAN academic exchange strategy, showcasing our commitment to diversifying cooperative projects. During this friendly exchange that extended over two hours, we engaged in fruitful discussions covering a range of topics, including Joint Research Funding applications, Joint Research Seminars, 2+2 academic programs, Study Abroad Training and mobility programme. This visit not only deepens our cooperation but also strengthens the bilateral relationship between China and Malaysia, setting the stage for exciting future initiatives.