Mr. Rene LE GALL, Rector of Polytech’ Nantes Visited SMU
On April 9, Mr. Rene LE
GALL, Director of Polytech’ Nantes paid a visit to SMU. Prof. Huang
Youfang, President of SMU, Prof. Jin Yongxing, Vice President of SMU as well as
leaders of relative departments and colleges gave the guests a warm reception.
Prof. Huang Youfang, President of SMU
delivered in his welcoming speech that a number of fruitful results had been
achieved since both sides established the friendly cooperative relationship
seven years ago. With the increasing exchange of teachers and students, he
expressed his hope that the two sides could expand partnership fields and
strengthen collaboration with each other.
Prof. Jin Yongxing, Vice President of SMU
briefed on the international cooperation of SMU to the guests, and they
exchanged views on the accessible cooperation areas.
Mr. Rene LE GALL, Rector of Polytech’ Nantes said he was very pleased
to visit SMU again and to see the improvement of SMU in recent years. Then, he
introduced the development of Polytech’ Nantes,
and revealed his expectation to enhance collaboration with SMU in the future.
During the visit, Mr. Rene LE GALL also had
a discussion with SMU students who intended to study at Polytech’ Nantes for Master’s
degree, and he also provided guidance for them. There would be 12 postgraduate
students of SMU who would go to Polytech’ Nantes for 2 years’ further study. After completing the 2 years’ period of study, they
would be able to receive joint degrees from both SMU and Polytech’ Nantes.
Polytech’ Nantes is the very first university devoted to cultivating engineers in France. It mainly
focuses on training professionals in Thermology, Energetic, Materials Science,
Electronic and Digital Electronic Technology, Electrical Engineering and
Computer Information, And Civil Engineering, etc. Currently, the cooperative
programs between SMU and Polytech’ Nantes include faculty exchanges and joint training programs of Master’s degree