MA, Febuary 21, 2005
- Delegates of the University
of Science and Technology of China (USTC), led by the President
Guo Chuanjie and Vice President Li Guodong, visited BATI today.
Members of the delegation include Dr. Wang Keqiang, General Secretary
of USTC, Dr. Zhou Xianyi, Director of Human Resource, Dr. Wei Guo,
Dean of School of Information Technology, Dr. Yang Jiming, Dean
of School of Engineering, and Mr. Guo, Shengli, Director of Alumni
in 1958, USTC is one of the most prestigious universities in China.
With only 46 years of history, it has produced the most number of
Academicians who graduated after 1963 in China compared to other
universities. USTC was sometimes nicknamed for "US Training
Center" since it has the highest rate of students going to
the USA for postgraduate education.
USTC delegates were greeted by BATI's President & CEO, Dr. Hua
Jiang, who graduated from USTC in 1982. Dr. Kevin Zou, Vice President
and CTO of BATI, followed with introductions of the unique materials
platform, advanced R&D and production capabilities of the company.
The visitors toured BATI's laboratories and production lines with
great interests, especially when meeting with several USTC alumni
in the company. Dr. Xuesheng Chen, who graduated from USTC and now
a full professor at Wheaton College, was present at BATI for this
visit. Prof. Chen presented her book "Advances in Energy Transfer
Processes" to President Guo as a special gift.
Technologies Incorporated (BATi) was formed in 2002 by the key management
and technical team formerly with Corning Applied Technologies, a
subsidiary of Corning Incorporated. With many years' development
effort and a group of industry pioneers, BATI has established a
unique leading position in designing, manufacturing and marketing
a variety of light and polarization management components for the
telecommunications and instrumentation markets.