Delegation of Mapúa Institute of Technology Visits NCKU to Boost Academic Collaboration in Engineering

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 1:58 PM Print This Post

TAINAN, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dr. Reynaldo B. Vea, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the
Mapúa Institute of Technology, Philippines, led a delegation to visit
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan, January 11-13,
facilitating the collaboration in engineering education with the

In order to strengthen the academic and research collaboration and
promote teaching excellence, NCKU and Mapúa enter into a Memorandum of
Agreement (MOA) for the smooth implementation of the Technology and
Engineering Tour (TEST), the Joint Development Research (JDR), and
Undergraduate Summer Course (USC).

The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the
NCKU and Mapúa was held on the morning of January 12 at the College of
Engineering, NCKU.

In the ceremony, NCKU Executive Vice President Cheng-Hung Huang on
behalf of NCKU President Huey-Jen Jenny Su extended his warm welcome to
the delegation and said, “Both Mapúa Institute of Technology and the
College of Engineering in NCKU are well-known research institutions in
terms of engineering education.”

“Mapúa Institute of Technology is one of the top IT schools in Manila,”
said Vea who visited NCKU for the first time and claimed that he was
impressed by the beautiful city and the campus as well.

“I’m glad that I met some of your faculties last year in Philippines,”
Vea said to Huang, “and some lectures delivered by your professors to
our students and faculty members.”

Vea also said, “It’s my pleasure to be able to return the visit today to
your university and in the era of globalization, I think it’s very
important for schools anywhere in the world to be able to work in a
global arena.”

“And we’d like to be partners with you and move up together with you in
particular aspects to be globally recognized,” he continued.

NCKU College of Engineering Dean Woei-Shyan Lee also extended his
welcome to the delegation and commented, “We must strengthen our
international collaboration relationship to well-positioned ourselves
among the world universities.”

The Delegation of Mapúa Institute of Technology includes President Vea,
Dr. Delia B. Senoro, Linkage Officer & International Linkage for
Research and Development, and Dr. Rosette Eira E. Camus, Dean of
Admissions and International Programs.


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