On April 9th, 2019, sponsored by School of Energy and Power Engineering, the Second Executive Council Meeting of Energy Sub-Alliance in University Alliance of the Silk Road (ESA-UASR) was held in Xi’an Jiaotong University. Thirteen university and institution representatives from Czech Republic, Italy, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Russia, Spain, The United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and China participated the meeting. Representatives from Advanced Manufacture Sub-Alliance, Aerospace Sub-Alliance and Chemical Engineering Sub-Alliance from Xi’an Jiaotong University attended the executive council meeting. Prof. Qiuwang WANG hosted the meeting.
Mr. Changzhong HE, director of International Exchange and Cooperative Department ,and Prof. Junjie Yan, dean of School of Energy and Power Engineering extended warm welcome to all the participants respectively. Prof. Qiuwang WANG presented an annual report of Energy Sub-Alliance including the founding and progress of Energy Sub-Alliance, the international exchange progress of School of Energy and Power Engineering in 2018, and the preparations for the 2nd executive council meeting of Energy Sub-alliance. Prof. Qiuwang WANG also proposed some suggestions for the future work of Energy Sub-Alliance in 2019.
Representatives from Energy Sub-Alliance made introductions about teaching, scientific research, international exchange and cooperation of their universities, and provided suggestions for the cooperation modes and contents of Energy Sub-Alliance. They mainly discussed cooperative planning in the field of student cultivation, science and technology competition, and scientific research.
Finally, Ms. Yanjun LEI, deputy director of International Exchange and Cooperative Department expressed thanks to all the members of Energy Sub-Alliance and suggested to strengthen the students’ exchanges and scientific research cooperation among members in order to promote the development of University Alliance of the Silk Road.
Sponsored by Xi’an Jiaotong University, University Alliance of the Silk Road was founded on May 22nd, 2015.It aims to develop extensive cooperation with universities in international exchange, talent cultivation, scientific research and construction of think tank. On January 18, 2018, Energy Sub-Alliance in University Alliance of the Silk Road was launched by School of Energy and Power Engineering which aims to build cooperation and education platform for professional research institutions, and to advance student training, academic exchange, scientific research as well as high-level talent training in Energy and Environment fields.