Enhancing research collaborations and PhD student training with Zhejiang University

Supported by the University’s Fusion Investment Fund, Dr . Lihua You will pay a visit to the State Key Lab of CAD & CG, Zhejiang University, China.

Zhejiang University is the second largest university in China. It has become China no. 1 university in Chinese university ranking 2011 (http://edu.qq.com/a/20110505/000133.htm), 2012 (http://edu.qq.com/zt2011/2012dxph/), and 2013 (http://edu.sina.com.cn/gaokao/2012utop/).  The State Key Lab of CAD & CG at Zhejiang University is a world-leading research organization and most prestigious and largest research community in computer aided design and computer graphics in China. It is a unique state laboratory in the field established by Ministry of Science and Technology of China in 1989.  Prof. Jin is a leading researcher in the Lab. He has secured over 40 projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China etc. including 31 projects with him as a PI, co-authored three books, and published more than 160 papers including over 60 high quality papers in international journals such as ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH) and IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.

Prof. Jin has previously collaborated with Prof. Jian J. Zhang and Dr. You. They have already completed a project jointly funded by the Royal Society and National Natural Science Foundation of China. Through completing the project, they have co-authored over 10 papers including some papers published in leading international journals.

The University’s Fusion Investment Fund will enable Dr You’s to visit Prof. Jin late 2014 and have half a month to work with Prof Jin on some funding application proposal, develop new partners for funding bids, identify various funding opportunities and new research topics, plan joint research activities, and discuss co-supervision of their PhD students.