Prof. Antony Foster, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Essex, Maria Fasli, Director of Institute for Analytics and Data Science (IADS), Li Ge, China Recruitment Director, and Daniel Entwistle, Director of the Regional Offices have visited the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences last Friday.
Prof. Chenglin Liu, who was recently appointed as the Vice President of the institute, Dr. Ran He from the National Laboratory of Pattern and Xiaohan Zhang from the S & T Department attended the visit.
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the two parties for promoting collaboration on analytics and data science.
Professor Forster said: “We are incredibly proud of our links with China and delighted to establish this new link with the Institute of Automation at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. We want to strengthen our links with key Chinese partners to share knowledge, develop research partnerships and identify new business opportunities including around our world-leading work on analytics and data science.”