ShanghaiTech Welcomes Yale Vice President

ON2019-03-26TAG: ShanghaiTech UniversityCATEGORY: Global

On March 22nd, Yale University Vice President for Global Strategy and Deputy Provost for International Affairs Pericles Lewis visited ShanghaiTech and met with President Jiang Mianheng. He was accompanied by Ms. Fawn Wang, director for East Asia at Yale’s Office of International Affairs. President Jiang welcomed the Yale delegation and expressed the hope that ShanghaiTech and Yale University could strengthen ties in education and research, taking advantage of the close cooperation between ShanghaiTech’s School of Life Science and Technology (SLST) and Yale University, including faculty. For example, Nobel laureate James Rothman, Yale's Sterling Professor of Cell Biology is also a Distinguished Adjunct Professor at ShanghaiTech. ShanghaiTech Provost and Vice President Yin Jie, Vice Provost Jiang Ge and Founding Dean of SLST Founding Dean & Yale Stem Cell Center Director Lin Hiafan joined the meeting. Pericles Lewis extended gratitude to President Jiang and said ShanghaiTech and Yale, as  new partners, could more closely cooperate.  After the meeting, Pericles Lewis toured around the campus, interacting with students and faculty members.