Tongji University sets up a cross-disciplinary research center
Tongji University set up a research institute combining disciplines of medical science and engineering, according to a news report published on Pudong's website on Feb 5. And the new institute is located at the Dongfang Hospital.
Zhong Zhihua, principle of Tongji University said that the new research institute is an important part of the development of disciplines of Tongji University, as the institute aims to invite research experts from various areas.
The institute is also an attempt to create an international academic platform which will probe new theories, develop new technologies, create new methods, invent new materials and apply new instruments.
The new institute has also set up cooperative relations with hospitals and schools of the universities, such as the school of environmental science and engineering, school of material science and engineering, school of information technology and some pharmaceutical enterprises.
The cooperation is meaningful and significant in that the institute will provide opportunities for the staff in enterprises to achieve higher education in Tongji University, which is a great way to combine research product and industrialization.
Tongji University. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]