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Professor Uday Kumar is conferred Honorary Professorship at Beijing Jiaotong University

Published: 19 September 2016

Professor Kumar was conferred an Honorary Professorship by the Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing in a simple ceremony on September 4, 2016 considering his contribution to the body of knowledge relevant for the railway engineering sector in general and railway maintenance technology in particular.

“I am extremely honored and pleased to be associated as honorary professor with one of the world’s leading university dedicated to transport research and education  known for its contribution to  research and education in railway engineering. . I am thankful to my colleagues and my research group for their contributions towards this honour  “says Professor Uday Kumar.

Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) which is celebrating its 120 the anniversary is a national key university which is  involved in Research and Innovation work for the railway industry specially for the high speed trains and is equipped with many key railway laboratories

China Railways CRH5 at Qinhuangdao Railway Station
China Railways CRH5 at Qinhuangdao Railway Station

During Ceremony , Vice president of BJTU - Professor Feng Cheng  stated that Beijing Jiaotong University  is looking for a close cooperation with Luleå University of Technology for  building competence in the areas of railway maintenance and initiating R&D projects in the area of eMaintenance relevant for the for railway sector with special reference to high speed  trains.

The installation ceremony also included an open seminar to the Faulty and students.

Uday Kumar

Kumar, Uday - Professor and Head of Subject, Head of Division

Organisation: Operation and Maintenance, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 491826