Chinese Delegation Visits CASM, LUMS
A Chinese delegation, headed by Prof. Xia Ji-ting, President, Shandong Yingcai University visited the LUMS Centre for Advanced Studies in Mathematics (CASM) on June 7, 2012. The delegation comprised seven senior faculty members including Prof. Zhan Mei Song.
Dr. F. M. Bhatti, Scientific Director, CASM briefed the delegates about the activities of the Centre and Dr. Sultan Sial, Head of the Department of Mathematics at LUMS talked about the Mathematics degree offered by the Department. They were also given a tour of the Gad and Birgit Rausing Library, and the School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS.
The Shandong Yingcai University has 20,000 enrolled students and 800 faculty members. The campus is spread on an area of around 100 acres, the same as LUMS. The University houses ten academic Schools specialising in mechanics and automation, engineering, computer science & information technology, commerce and trade, business management, preschool education, foreign languages, arts, law and nursing.