Visits & Exchanges

Director General of Japan NIMS-SRC Receives LI Xun Lecture Prize

On Mar. 17 Dr. Kotobu Nagai, Director General of Steel Research Center of Japan National Institute of Material Sciences (NIMS-SRC), visited CAS Institute of Metals Research (IMR) to receive the LI Xun Lecture Prize. In the institute he also delivered a speech entitled Challenges for the New Stage of Steel Research in Japan, discussing the demand of economic development on advanced steel materials and introducing Japan's future plan and significant progress in the field of super steel.

Delegate of TUV Rheinland Group Visits GIEC

Mr. Kurt Seidel of German TUV Rheinland Group, accompanied by Prof. Wenjun JIANG of Sichuan University visited CAS Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion (GIEC) on Mar. 20,

President of Hungarian Academy of Sciences Visits SIBS

Prof. E. Szilveszter Vizy, President of Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), led a delegation to visit Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS) on March 17. The delegation includes HAS Member, Prof. Vera Adam and Prof. Janos Pusztai, Director General of HAS Bureau of International Relations.

GM Delegation Visit DICP

U.S. GM delegation paid an academic visit recently to CAS Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) in order to learn the progress of the cooperative project and seek more cooperation opportunities in research and development. The delegation includes Dr. Mark, Director of Material Processing Lab, Dr. Jan, Director of GM Transportation Vehicle Research and Development Center, and Dr. Parkash, Director of a GM laboratory located in India.

Xishuangbanna Welcomes Thai Botanic Garden Delegation

From Mar.25 to 26,2003, an 8-member delegation from Thailand Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden (QSBG) paid a visit to CAS Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden. The delegation includes Dr. Weerachai Nanakorn, Director of Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, Mr. Vallabh Sukont, QSBG Deputy Director, and Dr. Pawinee Kumphet, Division Director of QSBG Research Department.

Managing Director of Sumitomo Chemical Visit DICP

On Apr. 8 a Japanese Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. delegation, headed by Mr. Masayo Tada, the company's managing director, paid a visit to CAS Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP). Prof. Shinichiro Nagata, Director of the company's Agricultural Chemistry Laboratory, and Masao Ogawa, Manager of Logistics of the laboratory are also in the delegation.

SIBS Welcomes Royal Society Delegation

On Mar. 26 Prof. Dame Julia Higgins, Vice President and Foreign Secretary of the U.K. Royal Society, Mrs. Ling Thompson, Head of Royal Society's International Affairs, visited CAS Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS).

IRRI Chief Scientist Appointed ISA's Visiting Professor

Dr. Roland J. Buresh, world famous soil scientist and Chief Scientist of Irrigating Rice Department of Philippine International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), was appointed recently a 4-year term Visiting Professor of CAS Institute of Subtropical Agriculture (ISA).

JBA Delegation Visited SIBS

Headed by Dr. Seizo Sumida, the Managing Director of the Japan Bioindustry Association, a 5-person JBA delegation on April 9 visited CAS Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS). SIBS Vice President Rongxing GAN warmly received the delegation.