Taipei, Taiwan —Governor Phil Murphy today witnessed the creation of new academic partnerships between Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech), a university leading research institute in Taiwan. The agreements, signed during the New Jersey Governor-led economic mission to East Asia, strengthen academic collaboration and improve universities’ research capabilities.
“New Jersey has long been recognized as a bastion of educational excellence. » said Governor Phil Murphy. “Today, we are not only strengthening the ties between New Jersey and Taiwan’s educational institutions, but we are paving the way for revolutionary new technological advancements.”
An agreement was signed on October 20, 2023 by Anthony M. Calcado, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Rutgers University, and Sea-Fue Wang, president of National Taipei University of Technology, to form a partnership between the Rutgers University School of Engineering and Taipei Technology. An additional agreement was reached between NJIT and Taipei Tech, signed by Teik C. Lim, president of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Sea-Fue Wang, president of the National Taipei University of Technology.
The collaboration between Rutgers University and Taipei Tech propels New Jersey’s reputation as a leader in academic excellence and technological innovation.
“Like Taipei Tech, Rutgers School of Engineering values collaboration as a driver of engineering innovation” said Alberto Cuitiño, dean of the Rutgers University School of Engineering, “This partnership builds on our shared goal of establishing joint learning and study programs to improve global education as well as cooperative research initiatives across engineering disciplines to drive technological advancements.
Rutgers-New Brunswick Chancellor Francine Conway said: “Rutgers-New Brunswick is the nation’s 15th largest public university and a hotbed of interdisciplinary research, where life sciences, engineering and other fields come together to solve problems and discover new knowledge. We are proud to partner with National Taipei University of Technology and look forward to jointly discovering new innovations and enhancing our students’ academic and professional journeys.
The agreement between NJIT and Taipei Tech establishes a joint research protocol initiative for academic collaboration between the two universities.
“NJIT is excited to work with Taipei Tech on joint research efforts related to a wide range of topics, including bioscience and bioengineering, materials science, environment and sustainability, robotics and intelligence artificial intelligence, as well as data science, transportation systems and procurement. chain management,” said NJIT President Teik C. Lim. “We are grateful to Governor Murphy for using this trip to foster collaborations like this that will generate societal and economic benefits.”
“This signing ceremony marks an important milestone as we come together to strengthen collaborative ties with NJIT and Rutgers University, two of the finest institutions of higher education in the United States. Governor Murphy’s presence, despite his busy visiting schedule, to witness the signing ceremony shows us the importance he places on higher education and collaboration. said Taipei Tech President Sea-Fue Wang. “Taipei Tech, as the oldest technical school in Taiwan, has trained a significant number of entrepreneurs to motivate Taiwan’s industrialization. Taipei Tech’s connection with the two New Jersey universities represents Taiwanese companies’ connection to international technology trends. I am confident that our shared commitment to innovation, learning and progress will produce remarkable results.
“The partnerships forged today indicate that the international community recognizes the strength of New Jersey and its academic institutions. » said Wesley Mathews, president and CEO of Choose New Jersey. “At home and abroad, this agreement will benefit students by leveraging the expertise of faculty and staff in local and international projects.
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