President Meng-Ru Shen of NCKU, on June 2, welcomed President Bernd Huber and Vice President of Research Hans van Ess of The Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) with a discussion for future collaboration and a visit to NCKU Hospital and the Medical Device Innovation Center.
The NCKU-LMU collaboration opportunity in discussion ranged from exchange student programs, research cooperation and summer schools, to the Taiwan Bilingual Exchange of Selected Program (Huayu Best Program) to support international students to learn Mandarin and explore Taiwanese culture. Dr. Jing-Wei Lee, the Superintendent of NCKU Hospital, also suggested to extend the research collaboration to medical studies and research, including cell therapy, cancer, epidermolysis bullosa, and geriatrics.
The meeting was also attended by Vice President for International Affairs, Prof. Charles Lin, Associate Vice President for Research & Development, Distinguished Prof. Shun-Fen Tzeng, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Prof. Shin-Mei Kao, Dean of the College of Medicine, Prof. Yan-Shen Shan, Vice Dean for International Affairs, Prof. Nai-Ying Ko, Vice Dean for Research Affairs, Prof. Chi-Yih Wang, Dr. Jing-Wei Lee, Director of the Center for Quantum Frontiers of Research and Technology (QFort), Prof. Yueh-Nan Chen, and Deputy Director of QFort, Prof. Tse-Ming Chen.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (The Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, LMU)
LMU is a leading research university in Europe with 14 Nobel laureates. Since its founding in 1472 it has been committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. More than 50,000 students were enrolled at LMU in the winter semester 2022/23. 807 professors performed research and taught at LMU and its hospital and 311 million euros of sponsored research funds was acquired in 2021.LMU in the Excellence Initiative
LMU officials visited NCKU on June 2
President Meng-Ru Shen and Dr. Jing-Wei Lee welcomed LMU delegates (From left to right: Professor Ess, Professor Huber, President Shen and Dr. Jing-Wei)
LMU delegation met with President Shen and NCKU directors to discuss the future collaboration opportunities