On December 25, Peking University President Hao Ping visited Waseda University and met with Waseda University President Aiji Tanaka, Vice President Hironori Kasahara, Professor Atsushi Takeuchi, Senior Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and Professor Taisaku Ikeshima, Senior Dean of the Faculty of International Research and Education. President Hao Ping is a recipient of an honorary doctorate from Waseda University, conferred to him in September 2016.
They discussed future possibilities for research collaboration in areas such as semiconductor development, big data, artificial intelligence, robotics and green computing, as well as for student exchange. Wang Wan, wife of Chinese Ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua, also participated in the discussion.
After concluding its first academic exchange agreement in 1982, Waseda University and Peking University has forged ties through research collaboration and academic exchange programs such as the Double Degree Program and the CAMPUS Asia ENGAGE program. The University looks forward to building a stronger relationship.