On the morning of September 30, the Sino-Germany Energy Innovation Forum and the founding ceremony of the Southwest Branch of TU Clausthal Chinese Alumni Association were held at Sichuan University. Prof. Hanschke, the President of TU Clausthal, Dr. Schmidt, Consulate General of Germany in Chengdu, Prof. Liang Naixing, Vice President of Chongqing Jiaotong University, Prof. Zhang Liehui, Vice President of Southwest Petroleum University, Academician Xie Heping, President of SCU and Prof. Xu Weilin, Vice President of SCU, attended this occasion along with the alumni of TU Clausthal and relevant officials of SCU.
Prof. Xie hoped that SCU and TU Clausthal could further strengthen cooperation not only at the university level but also at a higher level, so as to promote bilateral cooperation in energy, medicine and other fields.
Prof. Hanschke, President of TU Clausthal, congratulated the founding of the Southwest Branch of the Chinese Alumni Association of TU Clausthal. No matter where they go or work, TU Clausthal will stand behind them, he added.
Guests also expressed their wish for the future of the Southwest Branch of the Chinese Alumni Association of TU Clausthal.
After the ceremony, the Sino-Germany Energy Innovation Forum was held. Prof. Zhang Liehui, Vice President of Southwest Petroleum University, and Prof. Hou Zhengmeng of TU Clausthal, made a keynote speech separately.
SCU and TU Clausthal share a robust basis for cooperation, since scientists from both universities have collaboratively achieved a series of scientific research patents and substantive research results. This year, supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology, PRC, both universities established the Sino-German "clean energy" innovation platform, marking a higher stage of exchange and cooperation between them.