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  • On May 11th, 2018, the 13th IET PATW Competition in the division of SCU was successfully held. Eight competitors with engineering background came to the stage and brought splendid speeches to the audience. After a tough competition, Feng Tu, a freshman student of SCUPI, won the first prize and will represent SCU to participate in the final competition of China.>

  • On 14th April, the "Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI) Student International Forum" was successfully held. Thirty-nine student and teacher representatives from different joint institutes participated in the in-depth discussions on the theme of “Reflections on the Student Development in Chinese-Foreign Collaborative Institutions”.

  • On March 25th, 2018, Sichuan University – Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI) held its third Open Day. More than 100 senior high students and their parents participated in this event. As one of the six Sino-US joint institutes, the Open Day event provides participants with a great opportunity to gain a comprehensive and clear understanding of SCUPI.

  • On March 15, 2018, all juniors and 4 sophomores majoring in Industrial Engineering visited Tongwei Solar Chengdu Manufacturing Base in Shuangliu. Students learnt a lot during this company visit. Not only did they know more about the green energy, but the responsibility to protect our environment during the development of our society.

  • On the September 15th, 2017, Matriculation Ceremony for the class of 2017 was held on the Jiangan Campus, Chengdu. Representatives from SCU and Pitt, all faculty, staff and students from SCUPI attended the ceremony to celebrate the freshman students’ beginning of their academic journey at SCUPI.

  • On the evening of June 29th, the 2017 Recognition Night, hosted by Sichuan University Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI), was successfully held at the International Conference Hall of Sichuan University - Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction.

  • On the evening of May 19th, the 2016-2017 SCUPI Student Award Ceremony was successfully held. Minking Chyu (Dean of SCUPI), Michael Reed (Associate Dean for Academic Affairs of SCUPI), the teaching faculty and administration staff, the class of 2015 and 2016 student representatives attended this ceremony.

  • On March 10th, SCUPI welcomed Dr. Qingming Wang, professor and director of the Graduate Program, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences, at University of Pittsburgh. Professor Wang gave a lecture about Pitt’s undergraduate engineering program and career opportunities.

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Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute

Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI) is a new academic entity jointly established by Sichuan University (SCU) and the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt). SCUPI is a realization of the new archetype of institute-scale, collaborative entities between leading universities in the U.S. and China. The institute is one of five large-scale partnerships between an American and a Chinese university. SCUPI is designed to follow an international model and thus merges the advantages of both universities in its mission, curriculum, teaching and educational resources. The goal of SCUPI is to provide a world-class engineering education that focuses on design, innovation, and an international outlook.

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  • Swanson School of Engineering

    The University of Pittsburgh's School of Engineering is one of the five oldest engineering programs in the United States. It was renamed after engineering pioneer John A. Swanson in 2007. Adhering to its outstanding industrial tradition, Pitt's School of Engineering is well-known in the world for its excellent engineering education and school-enterprise cooperation. The School excels in basic and applied research and is at the forefront of 21st-century technology, including energy systems, sustainability, bioengineering, microsystems and nanosystems, computational modeling, and advanced materials development. Approximately 120 faculty members serve more than 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students in six departments. 

  • Sichuan University

    Sichuan University (SCU), founded in 1896, is one of the oldest and best universities in China. It is a key comprehensive research university under Project 985 and Project 211. Today’s Sichuan University results from a series of mergers involving three renowned universities: the former Sichuan University, the former Chengdu University of Science and Technology, and the former West China University of Medical Sciences. Residing in the city of Chengdu, Sichuan University comprises three campuses: Wangjiang, Huaxi and Jiang’an, covering an area of 1200 acres with buildings occupying nearly 650 acres. The beautiful campus setting, along with superb infrastructure and facilities, makes the university an idealvenue for learning and conducting research. 

  • Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI)

    The Sichuan University - Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI) is a new academic entity jointly established by Sichuan University (SCU) and the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt). SCUPI realizes the new archetype of institute-scale, collaborative entities between leading universities in the U.S. and China. The Institute is one of five large-scale partnerships between an American and a Chinese university. SCUPI is designed to follow an international model and thus merges the advantages of both universities in its mission, curriculum, teaching, and educational resources. SCUPI aims to provide a world-class engineering education that focuses on design innovation with an international outlook.

  • University of Pittsburgh

    The University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States and is among the nation's most distinguished comprehensive universities. The main campus of the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) is located in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with four regional campuses in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville. With over 200 years’ development, the university is composed of 17 undergraduate and graduate schools and colleges. Pitt is among the top ten public research universities in the U.S., and ranks No. 42 in the 2015 U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings. Moreover, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.

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