From February 8th to 12th, 2019, Director of QHC, Dean of TIEI, Professor of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Deputy Director of the Sino-Egypt Renewable Energy National Joint Laboratory, Chen Guanyi, and Head of the Sino-Egyptian International Cooperation Project, Associate Professor of School of Environmental Science and Engineering , Cheng Zhanjun and the backbone of the project, Mr. Ma Huanhuan, from Nanjing Forestry University visited Egypt to discuss the project “Co-pyrolysis Gasification Technology and Demonstration Application of Agricultural Waste and Domestic Waste’’ (2016YFE0201800) and make investigation on site. Professor Chen Guanyi said that Tianjin University, as the lead unit of this project, has been implementing the “One Belt, One Road” strategy in depth, and hopes to achieve cross-cooperation and win-win cooperation between China and Egypt in the field of biomass energy and environment through strengthening cooperation and exchanges. The two groups reached a consensus on this.
During the visit, the delegation held in-depth discussions with Ms. Shaimaa Helal of the Egyptian Scientific Research and Technology Institute and Professor Maba EI Demellawy, Director of the Institute of Scientific Research and Technology Application at Alexandria, Egypt, on postgraduate education, especially engineer training. On the following day, the delegation was invited to discuss with Professor Hassan El-Fawal, Dean of the School of Science and Engineering at the American University of Cairo, Professors Lotfi K Gaafar and Mohy Saad Mansour of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Professor Adel ElSamahy of the University of Al-Avon on the training of outstanding undergraduates (TOP undergraduates). The two sides agreed that they should make full use of the opportunities of Sino-Egyptian cooperation projects, seize the good cooperation foundation and opportunities of China and Egypt, and carry out in-depth educational cooperation in the fields of environment, energy and intelligence.
Figure 1 The delegation of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering with the Egyptian Scientific Research and Technology Institute and the delegation of the University of Alwan.
Figure 2 Delegation of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering with the delegation of the Institute of Scientific Research and Technology Application in Alexandria, Egypt
Figure 3 Discussion between Professor Chen Guanyi and the Dean of the School of Science and Engineering at the American University of Cairo