As a public university in the west of the Greater Bay Area with the most state key laboratories, the University of Macau (UM) takes an active part in supporting scientific talent development. In order to give full play to UM’s scientific research advantages and expand students’ horizons, the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) held a summer activity for mainland students today (21st July). More than 10 outstanding student representatives from mainland universities were invited. It is expected that students will have a better understanding of cutting-edge research in various fields and become the driving force behind the development of the Greater Bay Area and China in the future.
The student representatives were welcomed by Prof. Xu Cheng-Zhong, Dean of FST, Prof. Dai Ningyi, Assistant Dean, and other professors. They are from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Tianjin University, Ningxia University, Southeast University, Dalian Maritime University, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha University of Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Beijing Information Technology University. The summer activity lasted for three days, except for visiting the UM campus, students also participated in self-driving technology lectures which organized by Dean Xu Cheng-Zhong, academic discussions and visiting the State Key Laboratories and laboratories in FST to experience the university’s studying atmosphere.
The students who participated in the activity shared that they had heard about the UM’s learning environment long time ago, and they were impressed after visiting the campus and laboratories this time. Some students also said that they are interested in the research fields such as intelligent driving, robotics and intelligent systems, and wish to apply for the doctoral degree in UM in the future.