On 9 December 2021, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signing Ceremony was held between PolyU and Chiang Mai University (CMU), Thailand, signifying a closer and more concrete partnership on education and research. The collaboration was driven by COMP and Research Centre on Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RC-DSAI) of PolyU, bringing both institutions to a new stage of international cooperation.
Following the congratulatory speech by Dr Juggapong Nartwichai, Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering of CMU, Dr Sampan Singharajwarapan, Vice President of CMU, delivered the welcome remarks and he believes that the two organisations will strengthen the alliance in various areas by leveraging their respective expertise. Prof. Christopher Chao, Vice President (Research and Innovation) of PolyU, expressed his enthusiasm for collaboration and said, “With the strong commitment, concerted efforts and world-renowned experts from CMU and PolyU, we can provide all-round development and make significant contributions to our emerging society.”
The signing ceremony was held in the presence of Prof. Qing Li, Chair Professor and Head of COMP, also the Co-Director of RC-DSAI and honoured representatives from PolyU and CMU. The signed agreement is poised to propel new and more substantial engagement initiatives in the near future, enabling both parties to further explore the opportunities of academic and research exchanges for students, faculty members and staff; jointly organise educational and research activities at all levels and share resources with each other including qualified research specialists, scholars and facilities.