Prof. Gregory Washington, Dean of Samueli School of Engineering, and Dr. Lily Wu, Director of Academic Innovation Programs, Samueli School of Engineering from University of California, Irvine, paid a visit to CUHK-Shenzhen on 11 July 2018 to discuss collaboration details regarding the 3+2 Integrated Bachelor-Master Arrangement between the two institutions. Prof. Washington and Dr. Wu were welcomed and hosted by Prof. Simon Pun, Assistant Dean of School of Science and Engineering (SSE), Prof. Yan Zhou and Prof. Tsung Hui Chang, Co-Chairs of SSE, and Mr. Paul Ke, Director of Office of Academic Links.



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