Austrian Delegation on Advanced Materials visits Tsinghua University

Exploring cooperation possibilities with China’s most famous university

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Photo: Delegation at the School of Materials Science and Engineering

The second meeting of the Austrian delegation in Beijing took place at the prestigious Tsinghua University on 19 January 2016. Prof PAN Wei, Dean of the School of Materials Science and Engineering, welcomed the delegation and Prof LIN Hong gave an overview of Tsinghua’s research facilities. After a visit of the Center for Testing and Analyzing of Materials, the delegation discussed specific research cooperation with researchers of Tsinghua University in Science-2-Science talks pre-arranged by OSTA. The delegation also visited the first 3D-ceramic printing machine “CeraFab 7500” delivered to Tsinghua by the Austrian company Lithoz, which also participated in the delegation. The shipment follows an agreement signed between Lithoz and Tsinghua in September 2015.

Tsinghua University was founded in 1911 and has 22 first-level national key disciplines and 13 State Key Laboratories. The School of Materials Science and Engineering was founded in 1988 and has several top class laboratories such as the State Key Lab for New Ceramics and Fine Processing and the Key Lab for Advanced Materials.