The first Academic Seminar on Environmental Science between Chongqing University (CQU) and Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México (UNAM)

2022-12-10 10:17:55

On December 9, 2022, Chongqing University (CQU) and Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México (UNAM) held the first Academic Seminar on Environmental Science. The conference was co-chaired by Professor Adalberto NOYOLA of UNAM and Professor Yang Chun, Vice Dean of the College of Environment and Ecology. Nine researchers from the Department of Chemistry and Engineering of UNAM and eight from the CEE participated in the online academic exchange.

Professor NOYOLA and Professor Yang Chun first introduced their universities and disciplines, and then conducted an academic discussion on the biological and physicochemical processes of environmental pollution control. Researchers from both sides introduced their education and work experience respectively, and shared the current research in wastewater treatment, anaerobic digestion, hydrogen production from energy, emerging pollutants and other fields. The participants listened carefully and actively participated in the discussion.

Figure 1 Mexican researcher introduce UNAM

Figure 2. Vice Dean Yang Chun introduced Chongqing University and CEE

The College of Environment and Ecology of Chongqing University has always attached great importance to international exchanges and cooperation. During this seminar, we had in-depth discussions on the future scientific research cooperation, personnel exchange and student exchange of the environmental discipline of the two universities, and agreed to hold various academic exchange activities and jointly hold relevant international academic conferences on the environmental discipline of the two universities on a regular basis. It is also agreed that in 2023, UNAM-China Office will organize and carry out various offline communication activities to expand the cooperation between the two universities in the environmental discipline. This exchange will have a positive and long-term impact on the College of Environment and Ecology to expand international cooperation channels, improve the level of international talent training, and help the construction of first-class disciplines.

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, the largest and oldest university in Mexico and one of the largest institutions of in the world, with a high reputation in Latin America, is a member of the International Forum of Public Universities. It is ranked 104thin the 2022 QS World University Rankings. It is located in Mexico City, which offers hundreds of programs ranging from bachelor's degrees to doctoral degrees, with 300,000 students and 25,000 faculty members.

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