Visit of Rice University
Prof. Gang Bao, Associate Dean of Research and Innovation, George R. Brown School of Engineering, from Rice University, visited CUHK-Shenzhen on 15 November 2019 to discuss the collaboration details in Combined Bachelor-Master Arrangement between the two institutions. Prof. Bao was hosted by Prof. Tom Luo, Vice President for Academics, Prof. Bao-Ting Zhu, Associate Vice President for Institutional Development and Associate Dean of School of Life and Health Sciences, Prof. Simon Pun, Assistant Dean of School of Science and Engineering, and Mr. Paul Ke, Director of Office of Academic Links.
After the meetings, Prof. Bao held an academic seminar for faculty and students in the School of Life and Health Sciences, introducing the application of magnetic nanoparticles.
Founded in 1912, Rice University is a private institution located in Houston, Texas. It is now a research university with an undergraduate focus. Its emphasis on education is demonstrated by a small student body and 6:1 student-faculty ratio, and it has been nationally recognized as a leading university for undergraduate teaching. Rice ranked 17th in National Universities by 2020 US News, 18th in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs and 8th in Biomedical.