President of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics Chris Rizos visited Chang'an University

Date:2023-11-03Resource:auhtor:number of clicks:61

On November 3, Chris Rizos, President of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) and Professor Emeritus of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) visited Chang'an University. Vice President Fan Wen, in company with the heads of Office of the International Cooperation and Exchange and School of Geological Engineering and Geomatics, met with the guests in the meeting room of Beichen Building on Weishui Campus.

Vice President Fan Wen welcomed the visit of Professor Chris Rizos. He briefly introduced the basic situation and international exchanges and cooperation of Chang'an University, focusing on the construction of CHD geology discipline.He pointed out that over the years, Chang'an University has always insisted on internationalisation of education, and has continuously taken the advantages of the characteristics of its disciplines to cultivate a large number of high-level engineering and technical management talents. He said that CHD has been committed to international development and attaches great importance to the cooperation with Australia's top well-known universities. He hoped to take Professor Chris Rizos’s visit as an opportunity and conduct substantial cooperation between the two universities in the fields of joint cultivation of talents, mutual visits of teachers, and cooperative scientific research, especially in cooperative education projects or institutions. 

Professor Chris Rizos expressed his gratitude for the warm reception and briefly introduced the basic situation of The University of New South Wales. He pointed out that through this visit, he learned that Chang'an University is a high-level university with distinctive academic characteristics, strong educational strength and excellent social services. He stressed that UNSW is willing to carry out a comprehensive cooperation and conduct multi-level joint student cultivation and scientific research cooperation. He hoped that through the in-depth exchanges between teachers and students, the two universities could advance their collaboration in multiple fields and establish a closer cooperative relationship.

After the meeting, Professor Chris Rizos visited the History Museum of Chang'an University and gave a thematic academic lecture.

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