On March 26, 2015, Prof. Zhang Deqing, director of ICCAS, Prof. David W. Pershing, president of the University of Utah, Prof. Henry S. White, dean of College of Sciences and Prof. Cynthia Burrows, chairman of Chemistry Department jointly signed the collaboration agreement in Salt Lake City, USA. This is the first time for ICCAS to establish formal collaboration with US university.
Professors of both sides have individually carried out exchange-visits and joint researches for the past ten years. The signing of this agreement will further strengthen and promote the connections and collaborations of ICCAS with the Chemistry Department of University of Utah. The collaborations will include the exchange of faculty members and graduate students, holding joint symposiums and carrying out joint research projects.
In order to further enhance the research level and international visibility, ICCAS has been paying continuous attentions to international exchanges and collaborations with overseas research units, and up to date has signed formal collaboration agreements and established close cooperation with a number of leading universities and research institutes all over the world including PNNL, KIT,MPI-P, Tohoku University, IMS, RIKEN, etc.