On the afternoon of September 9, 2020, Xin Shaojie, Dean of the School of Mechanical Engineering of Shanghai Dianji University, Liu Jun, Secretary of the Party Branch, Lin Minzhi, Head of the Office of the Alumni Association of Shanghai Dianji University, and Liu Guojun, Deputy Secretary of the School of Mechanical Engineering, accompanied 8 key teachers to visit alumni companies—— Shanghai Yihang Auto Parts Co., Ltd. had cordial and friendly exchanges with alumni Wang Jiguang, general manager and Yu Xuefeng, deputy general manager.
Teacher Lin Minzhi hosted the exchange meeting. General Manager Wang Jiguang of Shanghai Yihang Auto Parts Co., Ltd. is a 78-level alumnus of Shanghai Dianji University. He has been grateful for his alma mater for training and caring about the development of his alma mater. He will present to his alma mater at the 2020 Shanghai Dianji Welcome Party Donated 500,000 yuan and is always committed to promoting the deepening of school-enterprise cooperation with his alma mater. I hope this exchange can build a good bridge of cooperation between the enterprise and the School of Mechanical Engineering.
Deputy General Manager Yu Xuefeng first introduced the development, main business and R&D direction of Shanghai Yihang Auto Parts Co., Ltd. Shanghai Yihang Auto Parts Co., Ltd. was established in 1997. It is an enterprise specializing in the independent research and development, manufacturing and sales of automotive air-conditioning appliances, seat comfort system appliances, automotive wiring harnesses, automotive ambient lights and other products. The headquarters has about 600 employees and currently has four factories in Shanghai, Wuhan, Wuxi, and Jiashan (under construction).
Subsequently, Dean Xin Shaojie introduced the professional settings, faculty, and current research directions of teachers and students of the School of Mechanical Engineering. In terms of school-enterprise cooperation, the college closely follows the development direction of the machinery industry, and will strengthen teaching, practice and research in energy and power, intelligent manufacturing, etc.; at the same time, it will focus on the cultivation and reserve of research capabilities and resources in key disciplines. The college attaches great importance to sending outstanding teachers to outstanding companies for on-the-job work and research. At the same time, it also focuses on bringing in corporate R&D backbones to the school to carry out cooperative research and practical teaching. Dean Xin expressed the hope that the college and the enterprise can collaborate and develop in the same direction and deepen the cooperation.
General Manager Wang Jiguang talked about the importance of R&D capacity training and talent reserve from the perspective of enterprise development, and universities can undertake part of the tasks of education training and project R&D. As a graduate of Shanghai Dianji University, I have always thanked my alma mater for training, and hope that through my own efforts, I will promote the establishment of a good cooperative relationship with my alma mater and continuously enhance the core competitiveness of the company. The company has already cooperated with the School of Mechanical Engineering on research projects before. It is hoped that after this exchange, the cooperation can be expanded to more areas.
After the meeting, under the guidance of Deputy General Manager Yu Xuefeng, a group of teachers from the School of Mechanical Engineering visited the factory. (Wang Jie)