Qilu University of Technology (Shandong Academy of Sciences) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University Signed a Counterpart Support Agreement


On the morning of March 1st, Qilu University of Technology (Shandong Academy of Sciences) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University's counterpart assistance agreement signing ceremony was held in Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Minhang campus. Wu Yantao, Secretary of the Party Committee of the University, Duan Peiyong, President of the University and Ding Kuiling, President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University attended the event. The ceremony was presided over by Zhu Xinyuan, Vice President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Party and Government Office, Local Cooperation Office, Academic Affairs Office, Human Resources Office, Planning and Development Office, Institute of Science and Technology, Graduate School, School of Shipbuilding, Marine and Architectural Engineering, School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Agriculture and Biology, School of Life Science and Technology, School of Education The main person in charge of the Party Committee office, Organization Department, Development Planning Department, Personnel Office, Science Research Office, graduate Office and other departments and units participated in the activity.

At the signing ceremony, Wu Yantao, on behalf of Qilu University of Technology (Shandong Academy of Sciences), expressed his heartfelt thanks to the leaders of Shanghai Jiaotong University who have always been concerned about and supported the development of the university (SDAS). He briefly introduced the history of the university (SDAS) and the development results since the reform of science and education integration. As the first unit of science and education integration in Shandong Province, in recent years, it has grasped the rare historical opportunity, tightly focused on the fundamental task of establishing moral education, made every effort to grasp the party building, improve the quality, focus on connotation, strengthen the disciplines, seek innovation, promote the transformation, make up for the shortcomings, raise the advantages, build the system, and rush to the first-class, and made great efforts to solve a series of bottlenecks in the development of a series of problems, and the cause of all the things are showing a brand new situation of flourishing. Shandong Province, in order to better support the development of schools (SDAS), signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Education, proposed to support Shanghai Jiaotong University to help Qilu University of Technology. This is not only a great concern and love for the school, but also a rare opportunity. He pointed out that SJTU, with its profound heritage, strong strength and distinctive features, is a first-class university with a long history and world-renowned reputation in China, which has created a lot of firsts in China's modern history, written a number of pioneers in the history of reform and development of higher education, and has trained a large number of outstanding political and social leaders for the country and the society. It has trained a large number of outstanding politicians, scientists, educators and industrialists for the country and society.Shanghai Jiaotong University and Qilu University of Technology in many fields, research direction is similar, personnel exchanges are close, the signing of the support agreement is an important node and a new starting point, not only for Qilu University of Technology to accelerate the high-quality development of the injection of Jiaotong University of kinetic energy, but also for the Shanghai Jiaotong University in Shandong to deepen the integration of industry and education to provide a platform for services. He hoped that SJTU would hold hands with small hands to guide and help Qilu University of Technology, especially in the areas of discipline co-construction, talent co-education, scientific research co-creation, resource sharing, experience sharing, and cadres' bidirectional posting, etc., to help the school (college) to further condense the direction of the discipline, cultivate the advantageous team, and endeavour to build a number of high-capacity platforms, It will help schools (colleges) to further consolidate the direction of disciplines, cultivate superior teams, strive to build a number of high-level platforms, undertake a number of high-level projects, and produce a number of landmark results, so as to effectively enhance the core competitiveness of schools (colleges) and promote the high-quality development of schools (colleges). He pointed out that Shandong is a large industrial province, manufacturing province, with strong industrial technology, perfect industrial system, especially light industry, manufacturing, chemical industry and other industries based on good strength, has a broad space for cooperation and development prospects. The university will give full play to its advantages, do a good job in service guarantee, and actively facilitate exchanges and cooperation between Jiaotong University and more enterprises in Shandong, and promote more achievements to be transformed and blossomed in Shandong, so as to make new and greater contributions to the great practice of serving Chinese-style modernisation.

Duan Peiyong expressed his gratitude to Shanghai Jiaotong University for its guidance and assistance in the development of the school. He believed that the signing of the agreement opened a new chapter for SJTU to help the school, and believed that under the strong leadership of the Ministry of Education and the careful guidance of SJTU, the work of counterpart support will definitely achieve solid results and bear fruitful fruits.

Ding kuiling welcomed Wu Yantao, Duan Peiyong and his entourage, expressed appreciation for the development achievements since the integration of science and education in the school (institute), and briefly introduced the development and construction of Shanghai Jiaotong University. He pointed out that Qilu University of Technology, as a first-class construction of universities in Shandong Province, has distinctive schooling characteristics and strong comprehensive strength, independently cultivated a number of high-level talents such as academicians of the two colleges, with a provincial ministry to build a number of high-level platforms such as national key laboratories, national supercomputing centre in Jinan, the National Centre for Engineering Technology, and many other high-powered platforms, and industry and business enterprises. It also has close ties with industrial enterprises and outstanding economic and social service capabilities. He hoped to take this cooperation as an opportunity, relying on Shandong's strong industrial foundation, and giving full play to the advantages and characteristics of the two universities, to jointly produce more high-level results, cultivate more high-level talents, and contribute wisdom and strength to the high-quality development of higher education and the construction of a strong education country.

Duan Peiyong and Zhu Xinyuan signed the counterpart support agreement on behalf of both parties. According to the agreement, Shanghai Jiaotong University will help Qilu University of Technology in the construction of disciplines and degree points; Qilu University of Technology will provide services for Shanghai Jiaotong University in deepening cooperation between industry, academia and research. In the next step, the two sides will set up a leading group to help the work, establish a docking mechanism, refine the work programme, and comprehensively promote the implementation of the agreement.

After the meeting, Wu Yantao, Duan Peiyong and their entourage visited SJTU's History and Achievement Museum, State Key Laboratory of Ocean Engineering and Artificial Intelligence Research Institute and other teaching and research places.

It is reported that on May 14, 2023, the Ministry of Education and the People's Government of Shandong Province signed a strategic cooperation agreement, clearly put forward support Shanghai Jiaotong University counterpart to help Qilu University of Technology.On February 2, 2024, the General Office of the Ministry of Education issued the notice on doing a good job on counterpart to help Qilu University of Technology and other institutions of higher education related work. On 2 February 2024, the General Office of the Ministry of Education issued the Circular on Doing a Good Job in Helping Qilu University of Technology and Other Higher Education Institutions, which proposes to closely focus on the key tasks of talent cultivation, scientific research, faculty development, and resource sharing, refine the work plan, and push forward the implementation of the matters of counterpart support.