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Delegation of Mapúa Institute of Technology visits NCKU to boost academic collaboration in engineering

  • Delegation of Mapúa Institute of Technology visits NCKU to boost academic collaboration in engineering
Tainan, Taiwan, January 12, 2017

Dr. Reynaldo B. Vea, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mapúa Institute of Technology, Philippines, led a delegation to visit National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan, January 11-13, facilitating the collaboration in engineering education with the university.

In order to strengthen the academic and research collaboration and promote teaching excellence, NCKU and Mapúa enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the smooth implementation of the Technology and Engineering Tour (TEST), the Joint Development Research (JDR), and Undergraduate Summer Course (USC).

The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the NCKU and Mapúa was held on the morning of January 12 at the College of Engineering, NCKU.

In the ceremony, NCKU Executive Vice President Cheng-Hung Huang on behalf of NCKU President Huey-Jen Jenny Su extended his warm welcome to the delegation and said, “Both Mapúa Institute of Technology and the College of Engineering in NCKU are well-known research institution in terms of engineering education.”

“Mapúa Institute of Technology is one of the top IT school in Manila,” said Vea who visited NCKU for the first time and claimed that he was impressed by the beautiful city and the campus as well.

“I’m glad that I met some of your faculty last year in Philippines,” Vea said to Huang, “and some of lectures delivered by your professors to our students and faculty members.”

Vea also said, “It’s my pleasure to be able to return the visit today to your university and in the era of globalization, I think it’s very important for schools anywhere in the world to be able to work in a global arena.”

“And we’d like to be partners with you and move up together with you in particular aspects to be globally recognized,” he continued.

“The research of our professors here in the college of engineering is very strong,” noted Huang, “and I recommended you to encourage your lecturers come to our university to do PhD study and then they will learn the skills for research to train your future students.”

NCKU College of Engineering Dean Woei-Shyan Lee also extended his welcome to the delegation and commented, “We must strengthen our international collaboration relationship to well-positioned ourselves among the world universities.”

According to Lee, NCKU College of Engineering, with 12 departments, 2 graduate institutes, and 2 affiliated centers, is the largest engineering college in Taiwan.

The Delegation of Mapúa Institute of Technology includes President Vea, Dr. Delia B. Senoro, Linkage Officer & International Linkage for Research and Development, and Dr. Rosette Eira E. Camus, Dean of Admissions and International Programs.
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Date : 2017-01-16
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