Department of Computer Science at UCPH on a mission to Chengdu, China, to discuss cooperation
On 21 March 2018, a delegation headed by Professor Mads Nielsen, Head of Department at the Department of Computer Science, Copenhagen University of Denmark (DIKU), visited Chengdu University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC).
UESTC and DIKU are seeking mutual opportunities for a more formalized especially within computer and medical sciences, on collaborative research in artificial intelligence and medical imaging and on student and research staff exchange programmes. Moreover, a future common education program was discussed.
During the visit, the Danish delegation also visited UESTC’s School of Computer Science and Medicine at our school and discussed cooperation on, among other things, joint laboratories and research collaboration with leading staff and professors from the school.
“The visit was very productive and we expect collaboration to start very soon on master education in computer science and on research in AI”, says Dept. chair Mads Nielsen.
About the City and UESTC
Chengdu is one of the major cities in western China with a population of 16 million inhabitants and is China’s centre for development of electronics and IT.
The University of Chengdu, UESTC specialises in Science & Technology and Medicine and is one of China’s best universities in electrical engineering and computer science.