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Visit of Xiamen University

Monday, September 24, 2018

On Monday, September 24, 2018, the University of Waterloo welcomed delegates from Xiamen University led by Mr. ZHAN Yan, Chairman of Xiamen University Council.  The objective of the visit was to strengthen the relationship and review the existing 2+2 programs between the two universities and explore other potential collaborations.

Visit of Xiamen University


Delegates from Xiamen University:

ZHANG Yan, Chairman of the University Council

TAN Zhong, Director of the Office of Science and Technology

MAO Tongwen, Director of the Southern Base of Confucius Institute Headquarters/Office of Confucius Institute Affairs

ZENG Guobin, Secretary-General of the General Alumni Association

YU Hongbo, Deputy-Director of the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange


Participants from University of Waterloo:

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor

Joseph de Juan, Associate Professor, 2+2 Advisor, Economics, Faculty of Arts

Bob Lemieux, Dean of Science and Professor, Chemistry

Bruce Muirhead, Associate Vice-President, External Research

Douglas Peers, Dean of Arts and Professor, History, Faculty of Arts

Guy Poirier, Department Chair and Professor, French Studies, Faculty of Arts

Dinghai Xu, Associate Professor, Associate Chair of Graduate Studies, Economics, Faculty of Arts

Suping Zhao, International Relations Manager and Special Advisor - China, Waterloo International (WI)

Xiamen University and Feridun Hamdullahpur