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U.S. TRB Executive Chairman Neil Pedersen and his delegation visited Chang'an University
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On the morning of June 17, 2018, Neil Pedersen, Executive Chairman of the US Transportation Research Council (TRB), visited our school. Vice Chairman Sha Aimin met with visitors at the VIP Hall of the Academic Exchange Center, and was accompanied by the person in charge of the Science and Technology Department, International Office, and Highway College.

 

The Meeting

 

Vice Chairman Sha Aimin welcomed the visit of President Neil Pedersen and briefly introduced the school’s history of development, the distribution of the school district, academic characteristics, and personnel training. He pointed out that over the years, our school has continuously developed its industrial characteristics and trained a large number of professional and technical talents and industry management talents for the transportation industry. The teachers, students and alumni of the school presided over or participated in the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, the Hangzhou Bay Bridge, the Zhongnanshan Tunnel and many others. Major project construction projects in the area of ??national infrastructure construction have played an important role. He stated that TRB's contributions in the international transportation field are obvious to all. The TRB Annual Conference has become a high-end platform for scholars and managers in the world transportation industry. Chang'an University, as a school with significant academic advantages in the transportation industry, attaches great importance to cooperation and exchanges with TRB. . Each year, the school organizes teachers and students to participate in the TRB annual meeting, and carry out academic exchanges and cooperation through the platform. He hoped to use the visit of Chairman Neil Pedersen and his party as an opportunity to further expand the cooperation and exchanges between our university and TRB, constantly optimize the cooperation model, and jointly produce more fruitful scientific research results.

 

Vice Chairman Sha Aimin welcomed the visit of President Neil Pedersen and briefly introduced the school’s history of development, the distribution of the school district, academic characteristics, and personnel training. He pointed out that over the years, our school has continuously developed its industrial characteristics and trained a large number of professional and technical talents and industry management talents for the transportation industry. The teachers, students and alumni of the school presided over or participated in the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, the Hangzhou Bay Bridge, the Zhongnanshan Tunnel and many others. Major project construction projects in the area of ??national infrastructure construction have played an important role. He stated that TRB's contributions in the international transportation field are obvious to all. The TRB Annual Conference has become a high-end platform for scholars and managers in the world transportation industry. Chang'an University, as a school with significant academic advantages in the transportation industry, attaches great importance to cooperation and exchanges with TRB. . Each year, the school organizes teachers and students to participate in the TRB annual meeting, and carry out academic exchanges and cooperation through the platform. He hoped to use the visit of Chairman Neil Pedersen and his party as an opportunity to further expand the cooperation and exchanges between our university and TRB, constantly optimize the cooperation model, and jointly produce more fruitful scientific research results.

 

The Meeting

 

After the meeting, Chairman Neil Pedersen gave an academic report titled "Critical Issues in Transportation" in the fifth conference room of the Academic Exchange Center. He also introduced the TRB's 73 key issues in the field of transportation in the future and demonstrated the future of academic and scientific research of TRB.. The students and teachers of Highway School listened to this academic report.

 

During the visit, Chairman Neil Pedersen and his party also visited the campus sandbox and related laboratories.

 

The Group Photo

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