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KUST holds 2017 Int'l Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Well-being

     From June 26 to 28, “The 2017 International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Well-being” was held successfully in Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST). The conference was hosted by Thailand University Network and co-organized by KUST and Rajamangala University of Technology Lana (RUTL). Around 300 representatives from more than 10 universities from China and Thailand attended the conference.

   


   Prof. CHENG Heming, Executive Deputy Director of Academic Committee of KUST, delivered a speech on behalf of KUST at the opening ceremony. In the speech, he praised the great achievements of the China-Thai collaboration in fields of education, science and technology, and culture. He highlighted the long-term successful collaboration between KUST and Thai universities, and hoped for a new mechanism and dimension for China-Thai collaboration in education.

   


     Prof. Dr. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, President of Asian Institute of Technology, Dr. Numyoot Songthanapitak, President of RUTL and representatives from other universities gave keynote speeches from different academic perspectives and raised a bundle of new ideas and modes, which contributed to further collegiate collaborations in the field of science, technology and innovation for sustainable well-being between universities.

     A high-end sub-forum of collegiate cooperation and a themed seminar on Mechanical and Electrical Engineering discipline development were held during the conference, which focused on further educational multi-cooperation between present universities. During the conference, several educational collaborative agreements were researched and some programs were initiated.

     Grouped seminars on "Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Intelligent Manufacturing and Sustainable Well-being", "New Energy and Sustainable Well-being", "Bioengineering and Sustainable Well-being", "Materials Engineering and Sustainable Well-being" and the like were also held during the conference. They proved to be an academic platform for the participants to share experience, compare notes and expand international horizon in innovative science and technology research and sustainable well-being. 



     Prof. WANG Hua, Vice President of KUST, congratulated the success of this conference. He pointed out that the conference was a great gala for scientific and technological workers from China and Thailand, and more importantly a great event to strengthen the China-Thai friendship and the further cooperation between two countries in education, science and technology, and culture.


  (Translated and Edited by Division of International Cooperation &  

Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures)