In an effort to tackle environmental challenges and create a sustainable world, the School for Environment and Sustainability and Tsinghua University's School of Environment have established a new program to cultivate talents for global sustainability and facilitate academic cooperation between the United States and China.
Five research teams from the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China are sharing $1 million to study data science and its impact on air quality, galaxy clusters, lightweight metals, financial trading and renewable energy.
The University of Michigan has a new, official Chinese name: 密西根大学.
It was unveiled by S. Jack Hu, vice president for research, during the Pan Asia alumni reunion in Shanghai on May 28.
The University of Michigan will collaborate with Chinese institutions to advance research, development and deployment of new transportation technologies and cutting-edge innovations.
In efforts to solve pressing global issues such as clean and safe water and next-generation transportation as the world's population grows, University of Michigan leaders are entering into several agreements with Chinese institutions.
A $27 million investment from a Chinese firm will strengthen the efforts of the University of Michigan, along with industry and government partners, to advance autonomous, connected vehicles and robotic technologies for a safer and more sustainable future around the world.