A high ranked delegation from Chinese Academy of Science visited Isfahan University of Technology in April 24, 2017. This delegation was consist of Prof. Yaping ZHANG, Vice President, Prof. Runsheng YU, Deputy Director-General of Bureau of International Cooperation, Prof. Ning LIU, Program Officer of Bureau of International Cooperation, Prof. Xi CHEN, Vice President of Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Prof. Wenjiang LIU, Director of Division of Scientific Research and Cooperation of the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography of Chinese Academy of Science.
During their visit, The CAS delegation had a formal meeting with IUT officials and faculty members including Prof. Khademi Vice President for Financial Affairs, Prof. Mahboobi Soofiani, Director of International and Scientific Office, the heads of IUT Research Institutes and Centers of Excellence and Departments. During their meetings, the parties had presentations about their institutes and discussions about the ways of extending collaboration between IUT and CAS. They specifically discuss about providing research opportunities for IUT faculty members and PhD students.
After this meeting, CAS delegation pay visits from IUT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center and IUT Technology Incubation Center and Isfahan Science and Technology Town.
Isfahan University of Technology and Chinese Academy of Science, had a close collaboration on projects that are supported by Silk Road Scientific Fund. In this regard, IUT hosted an international conference about Ecology and GIS named SILK-GIS 2017 in June 2017, with the participation of a number of scientists from CAS.