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HUST-UoE "Show and Tell" micro-nano electronics online symposium successfully held

Time:February 1, 2022

From January 24 to 26, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)-University of Edinburgh (UoE) "Show and Tell" online symposium on “Micro-Nano Electronics” was successfully held. This conference was jointly organized by the School of Optical and Electronic Information, HUST and the School of Engineering, UoE. More than 50 teachers and students from the two schools participated in this online exchange activity.

At the beginning of the conference, Professor Ian Underwood, academician of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Faculty of Engineering in UoE, and Professor Zou Xuecheng, Executive Dean of WUHAN International Institute of Microelectronics and Faculty of Optical and Electronic Information of our university delivered speeches respectively, introducing the background of the symposium. The paper also introduces the personnel training, faculty and scientific research strength of the School of Engineering, UoE and the School of Optical and Electronic Information of HUST respectively.

In the following two-day conference, 12 teachers from the two schools introduced their respective teaching and scientific research progress in the field of micro- and nano electronics, as well as the fields and ways to expand cooperation. After each report, teachers and students from both sides held in-depth discussions.

At the end of the conference, Professor Ian Underwood from UoE and Professor Xuecheng Zou from HUST made a summary of the workshop respectively. Professor Ian Underwood pointed out that the seminar let both sides of their respective strengths and academic research in the field of micro-nano electronic progress has a more comprehensive understanding, further excavate the cooperation between the two schools in the field of common or complementary possibility, also for the two schools next in such aspects as talent joint development, cooperation in running schools to expand cooperation laid a good foundation. Professor Zou Xuecheng pointed out that the seminar has built a good platform for the exchange of scholars from the two universities, which not only helps the scholars from both sides to expand the possibility of scientific research cooperation, but also promotes the exchange and collision of teaching methods and educational concepts. It is also of great significance to boost the education reform and improve the quality of talent cultivation.

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is one of the world's leading public research universities and one of our important partner universities in the UK. Ranked 16th in the QS World University Rankings 2021, the university has produced 23 Nobel Prize winners and its famous alumni include Charles Darwin, David Hume and Adam Smith.

Written by: Liu Tianxin

@Huazhong University of Science and Technology, School of Optical and Electronic Information