NTNU Alumni Held Joyous Event in Shanghai
The NTNU Alunmi event was successfully held in the Shanghai Peace (He Ping) Hotel on the 15th of December. This event was co-funded and co-hosted primarily by both NTNU-Alumni and the Shanghai Section of NorAlumni China, other collaborating parties include the NBA and the Norwegian General Consulate in Shanghai.
In addition to NTNU alumni, the 120 attendees of the event came from members of NorAlumni China, friends from the Consulate, teachers and students from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tsinghua University and the NTNU. The vice president of NTNU Alumni, Dr. Chen Haibo, presided over the event, and NTNU professor Annemie Wyckmans and the general secretary of NorAlumni China both gave much inspired speeches. Subsequently, the president of the North-Eastern section of NorAlumni China and the president of NTNU Alumni China outlined the program for major 2019 activities of both alumni societies.
Other highlights of the evening included the presentations given by professor Johan Hustad and professor Gao Zhen from the NTNU, which focused on the cooperative outcomes between the Chinese and Norwegian academia in terms of marine sciences. Then on a more down to earth note, NTNU alumnus, professor Fu Shixiao of Shanghai Jiaotong University and corporate entrepreneur Ms You Zhuoyun shared with the audience their memories and experiences studying and working in Norway.