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A group of delegates led by Professor Chih-Wen Kuo, Professor / Vice President for International Affairs, National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU), Taiwan accompanied with professors from College of Science, Multidisciplinary and Data Science Research Center, International Business MBA (IBMBA), Global HRM English MBA Program, Division of International Relations, Office of International Affairs and Department of Physics, Department of Applied Mathematics and Department of Computer Science and Engineering visited USJP on the 6th December 2017 for an interactive session with USJP academics and post graduate scholars in the presence of Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sampath Amaratunge and Prof. Ranil De Silva, Director of World Class University Projects.
The purpose of this meeting was to discuss possible future research collaboration, research students exchange programs and joint PhD programs with USJP and National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan.
NSYSU is a public, compact research university located in Sizihwan, Kaohsiung, Taiwan with strong bureaucrat background and mainly consists think tank scholars and many research centers.
According to Financial Times (2015) EMBA rankings, NSYSU Global Executive MBA programme is ranked at #64 in the world and according to Academic Ranking of World Universities (2015), NSYSU ranks as the 5th university in Taiwan’s national universities and #1 for Mathematics in Taiwan.
As a fruitful effort of this meeting in the near future, USJP will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan, initiating collaborative research with Taiwan. Further to this Interdisciplinary Centre for Innovation in Biotechnology & Neurosciences will initiate a joint research program on DNA fingerprinting of Medicinal plants of Sri Lanka with Prof. Yu Chung Chiang, Department of Biological Sciences, NSYSU, Taiwan.