On the afternoon of October 20, 2014, President NING Bin met with Mr. Charles Page, Junior Vice President of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE), Mr. Pang Kwok Wai, Chairman of the Hong Kong Section of IRSE, Mr. Sung Yuen Fat, Secretary of the Hong Kong Section of IRSE and Mr. Lung Chun Pong, Charles, Former President of the Hong Kong Section of IRSE.
President NING Bin welcomed the guests on behalf of BJTU. He reviewed the history of BJTU’s relations with IRSE and introduced the talents cultivation, international cooperation and exchange of the University in recent years. He expected to harness IRSE’s global reach to attract more experts and scholars on railway signal to build relations with our professors in related specialty.
Mr. Charles Page expressed gratitude to BJTU for the hospitality and for our support of the annual meeting of IRSE to be held in Beijing. He introduced the development of IRSE in recent years and hoped that BJTU would recommend more talents on railway operation and control to join in IRSE.
Both sides discussed the preparation work for IRSE Beijing Section and the annual meeting to be held in Beijing Jiaotong University in autumn 2016, which will be the first IRSE annual meeting ever to be held in Asia.
Principals from the School of Electronic and Information Engineering and the Office of International Affairs were also present at the meeting.