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Left: Liang Gao, Vice Head of School of Civil Engineering; Middle: Örjan Johansson, Head of SBN Righ
Left: Liang Gao, Vice Head of School of Civil Engineering; Middle: Örjan Johansson, Head of SBN Right: Uday Kumar, Chair Professor and Director of JVTC View original picture , opens in new tab/window

LTU and JVTC strengthens cooperation with Beijing Jiaotong University, China

Published: 27 October 2016

A three member delegation led by Prof Liang Gao, Vice Head of School of Civil Engineering; Beijing Jiatong University (BJTU) visited Luleå University on October 26, 2016.

The purpose was to strengthen the ongoing cooperation with BJTU in field of railway engineering.  An MoU with activity agreement was signed by Dr Örjan Johansson,  Head of Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering (SBN) & Professor Uday Kumar, Director  Luleå Railway Research Centre (JVTC), and Professor Gao School of Civil Engineering (SCE), Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), China.

Left one: Dr. Yanrong Zhang, from SCE of BJTU,  Left two: Dr. Uday Kumar, Chair Professor and Direct
Left one: Dr. Yanrong Zhang, from SCE of BJTU, Left two: Dr. Uday Kumar, Chair Professor and Director of JVTC Left three: Dr.Liang Gao, Vice Head of SCE of BJTU Right one: Dr.Janet Lin, Associate Professor from SBN Right two: Dr.Tao Xin, Associate Professor from SCE

 “Beijing Jiaotong University is a national key university dedicated to development of Chinese high-speed train railway.  Recently Professor Uday Kumar was conferred Honorary Professorship by BJTU.   

Professor U Kumar  says  “ We start our first collaboration in faculty exchange since 2012. So far, we have two jointed seminars on new trends in railway maintenance in Beijing. We have joint sponsorship of conferences, workshops, as well as joint publications. Now, we are very pleased to launch a new chapter of cooperation with BJTU in railway and will complement each other in development of railway technology”

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