Waterloo hosts leaders from National University of Singapore

Friday, October 14, 2016

The University of Waterloo had the privilege of hosting the president of the National University of Singapore (NUS) on Friday, October 14.

Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, NUS president, was joined by Professor Ashraf Kassim, vice provost of NUS, and Koh Li Ling, associate director, global education, in the International Relations Office at NUS.

They met with leaders in Waterloo’s co-op and cybersecurity programs, as well as the Water Institute to learn more about these initiatives. Meetings at the Institute for Quantum Computing and Velocity also included a tour.

The visit also included a renewal for a Memorandum of Understanding for academic and research collaboration.

Feridun Hamdullahpur and Tan Chorh Chuan.

Tan Chorh Chuan and Feridun Hamdullahpur at Waterloo's University Club.

Delegates from National University of Singapore:

Tan Chorh Chuan, President

Ashraf Kassim, Vice Provost (Special Duties)

Koh Li Ling, Associate Director (Global Education), International Relations Office

Participants from University of Waterloo:

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice Chancellor

George Dixon, Vice President University Research

Ian Rowlands, Interim Associate Vice President, International

Mario Coniglio, Associate Vice-President, Academic

Kevin Boehmer, Managing Director of Water Institute

Roy Brouwer, Executive Director of Water Institute

Vic DiCiccio, Director, Institute for Computer Research

Rocco Fondacaro, Director, International Employment; Student & Faculty Relations, Cooperative Education and Career Action (CECA)

Nancy Heide, Associate Director of Velocity

Shabnam Ivkovic, International Manager, CECA

Michele Mosca, Professor, University Research Chair, Institute for Quantum Computing

Stephen Watt, Dean of Mathematics, Committee Chair of Cyber Security and Privacy Centre

Suping Zhao, International Relations Manager, Waterloo International

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