Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Dean Andrew Moore visits SUSTech

Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Dean Andrew Moore visits SUSTech

Apr 19, 2017 Latest

Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science Dean Andrew Moore and his entourage recently came to visit SUSTech. President Chen Shiyi welcomed the guests and accompanied them on a tour of the facilities.

Professor Chen meets with Andrew Moore and his team

The delegation visited the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and Professor Yao Xin – Chair professor of the department – introduced the faculty, research programs and teaching status, undergraduate and postgraduate training and so on to the visitors.

On the site of the meeting

Both parties discussed future cooperation between doctoral students, the possibility of exchanges of undergraduates and visiting scholars and many more key areas where they would like to build closer links. The two sides underlined their hope to strengthen their understanding and exchange and establish a close cooperation.

Professor Moore was accompanied by various key faculty members, including Dr. Philip Lehman, Associate Dean of the School of Computer Science and Mimi Fairman, Director of International Development.

Background information

Carnegie Mellon University – based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – was founded in 1900, and is a world-renowned private research university. It has the world's top computer academy, and its computer science professionals rank among the world's very best, ranking on the same level as Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University in 2016 – 2017, according to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking. Overall Carnegie Mellon University ranked 23rd, of which the computer professional ranked sixth in the world.

Contribution: Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Edited by: Jeremy Welburn