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Shandong University-Swinburne University of Technology Joint Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing Established
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On March 19th, the unveiling ceremony of Shandong University-Swinburne University of Technology Joint Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing (hereafter as the Center) was held in Weihai International Port Economic and Technological Development District (hereafter as the District). Prof. Guo Xinli, Party Secretary of Shandong University (SDU), Mr. Gao Xuguang, Chairman of Weihai Municipal Committee of CPPCC, Prof. Linda Kristjanson, Vice Chancellor of Swinburne University of Technology (SUT), Mr. Roger Li, CEO of Australia Education Management Group (AEMG), unveiled the Center. Later, Prof. Guo met with Mr. Sun Shutao, Vice Governor of Shandong Province and Weihai Party Secretary.

Mr. Zhang Wei, Vice Mayor of Weihai, Mr. Zhang Zhuxiu, Director of Shandong Provincial Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, Mr. Tim Dillon, Commissioner of Greater China of State Government of Victoria, Prof. Liu Jianya, Vice President of SDU and President of Shandong University, Weihai (SDUW), Prof. Kristjanson, and Mr. Li, respectively delivered a speech at the ceremony. Prof. Liu and Prof. Aleks Subic, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of SUT, signed MoU of Partnered PhD Program between Swinburne University of Technology and Shandong University. Mr. Yu Wenjiang, Director of the Administrative Committee of the District, hosted the ceremony. Mr. Han Jianxin, Executive Vice President of SDUW, relevant staff from Weihai Municipal Government and SDUW attended the ceremony.


It is reported that the Joint Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing is jointly established by SUT, SDUW, Weihai International Port Economic and Technological Development District and AEMG. It’s one of first institutes entering the Carbon Fiber Industrial Park of Weihai International Port Economic and Technological Development District, and the first successfully implemented international cooperation program in the area. The Center will integrate existing advanced manufacturing strength of SDUW and SUT, and carry out research on automation, mechanical and electrical manufacturing, 3D printing, biomedical equipment and medical manufacturing, etc. while enhancing transformation of research achievements in Weihai.



 
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