William Tang
Guiling Ning

Memorandum of Understanding signed on May 27, 2013.

Dalian University of Technology (DUT) is located in the beautiful coastal city of Dalian, in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. It is one of the key universities under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. The campus is green, shady and peaceful. Many state leaders have visited the university and enjoyed its beauty.

Having experienced the severe trials of over half a century, and having gone through the persistent efforts of several generations, DUT has developed into a comprehensive university of science and technology. Engineering is DUT's main concentration, with other departments including applied sciences and economic management sciences, as well as humanities disciplines, which include the social sciences and law.

DUT enjoys a good reputation for its rigid management and its good environment for study.The school is known for its motto: "Unity, Enterprise, Realism and Originality". DUT has fostered and trained more than 100,000 men and women of various professions, who are widely welcomed throughout the society.

A Memorandum of Understanding between The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine and Dalian University of Technology agreed to encourage and promote the following academic and educational activities:

• promote interest in the teaching and research activities of the respective institutions 

• enhance the understanding of the economic, cultural and social environment of the respective institutions 

• promote institutional exchanges by inviting faculty and staff of the partner institution to participate in a variety of teaching and/or research activities and professional development 

• promote student exchanges 

• encourage joint research and continuing education programs