In the century-old history of cooperation and exchange between Tongji University and Germany, many Tongji students have studied in Germany since the reform and opening up. While many Chinese students have returned to China upon completion of their study, some have settled in Germany. They have played an essential role in promoting Tongji’s scientific research, industrial research and development, innovation and entrepreneurship, and people-to-people exchanges to Germany in different ways. During the COVID-19, Tongji alumni in Germany first helped China fight against the pandemic, and then purchased materials from China to help Germany fight against the pandemic, building an anti-pandemic bridge between China and Germany public welfare. Knowing the history of Tongji people in Germany can help us make a good study plan in advance and better understand the Tongji spirit: “Only when we pull together in times of trouble can we help people and the world.”
Three alumni from the Tongji University Alumni Association in Germany (TUAAG) will share with us the history of establishment and development of the alumni association, the contributions of Tongji alumni in German universities and the scientific and technological community, and study and employment of young Tongji alumni in Germany.
Whether we are in Tongji or Germany, time and space cannot prevent us from meeting and exchanging ideas. We will work together to promote the exchange and cooperation between Tongji and Germany.
Prof. YU Andong: Consultant Professor of Tongji University, and Honorary Professor of the TUAAG
Prof. DING Yongjian: President of the TUAAG, Vice President of the Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal), and Vice President of the Gesellschaft für Deutsche Professoren Chinesischer Herkunft e.V. (GDPCH)
Mr. GUAN Wenlin: Secretary-General of the TUAAG, President of Alumni Association of Sino-German College of Applied Sciences (CDHAW) of Tongji University, and electricity trading Manager of EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (a publicly-traded electric utility company headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany.)
Prof. LI Keping: Director of the Sino-German Transport Research Center, Tongji University, and Ph.D. Supervisor of the Department of Transportation Engineering (Transportation Information Engineering and Control)
Time: October 30, 18:30-21:00
Meeting ID: 611 332 297 27
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The salon supported by the TUAAG and the Tongji University German Alumni Association.