On January 15th 2013, The University of Danang (UD) welcomed and worked with the National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT). Attending the reception, the representatives of UD included Assoc. Prof. Ngo Van Duong - Vice President of UD, M.A. Ho Long Ngoc - Deputy Director of International Cooperation Department, DR. Nguyen Le Hung - Deputy Head of Science, Postgraduate & International Cooperation - University of Science and Technology, Dr. Pham Van Tuan - Deputy Director of Center of Excellence - University of Science and Technology, Dr. Huynh Cong Phap - Vice Principal of College of Information Technology and other officers.
At the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Ngo Van Duong presented briefly the organizational structure and training programs cooperating with the Taiwanese Universities. This presentation was followed by a brief introduction about the University of Science and Technology and the programs associated with international partners, presented by Dr. Nguyen Le Hung and Dr. Pham Van Tuan. In addition, Dr. Nguyen Le Hung said that currently there are many young lecturers who are following postgraduate trainings at the Taiwanese Universities, and Dr. Huynh Cong Phap also introduced briefly about the College of Information Technology and expressed a desire to develop cooperation with NTUT.
With a desire to implement the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by Assoc. Prof. Tran Van Nam - President of UD and Prof. Leehter Yao - President of NTUT on November 23th 2011, the NTUT appointed a delegation with many famous names to discuss directly and boost cooperation. They were Dr. Cheng-Cheih Yu – Provost of Office of Academic Affair; Dr. Sung-Shun Weng - Dean of College of Management; Dr. Sheng-Tung Huang – Dean of Office of International Affairs; Dr. Tien-Chin Chang – Dean of College of Engineering; Dr. Che-Hua Yang – Dean of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering; Dr. Jason J.S. Sun - Dean of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Dr. Michael Tanangkingsing – Chief/Assistant-Professor of International Affairs Office.
On this visit, Dr. Cheng-Chieh Yu had an impressive presentation about NTUT. Taipei Tech was founded in 1912; with long-standing history and experience in education, NTUT specializes in cultivation of technical profession. There are all six members: College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering, College of Management, College of Design and College of Humanities and Social Sciences. In a recent evaluation by Taiwan’s Ministry of Education, NTUT ranked first among all the technological universities. NTUT graduates were named “the most preferred prospective employees” by Taiwan’s private employers in the 2010 survey conducted by the Global View Monthly.
Dr. Cheng-Chieh Yu also stated main criterion of the visits is to receiving students and lectures of the UD to be trained at NTUT. Moreover, NTUT also desired to cooperate with UD to carry out dual curriculums 3 +1 (3 years in Vietnam and one in Taiwan).
At the end of the meeting, the two sides expressed their enthusiasm and efforts to promote effective cooperation in the future and especially the development of cooperation in Engineering and Information Technology. After the meeting, the professors met and interviewed 20 young lecturers of UD who would like to receive Postgraduate scholarships of NTUT.