New Tsinghua-UC Berkeley Shenzhen Institute to open next year
China’s Tsinghua University and the University of California, Berkeley have signed an agreement to establish a joint institute on Tsinghua’s Shenzhen campus in South China to promote research collaboration and graduate student education. The two universities intend to integrate their research programs to address social needs and global challenges through the partnership. The Tsinghua-UC Berkeley Shenzhen Institute will be launched by the end of the year, with research focused on the following three areas: nanotechnology and nanomedicine, low-carbon and new energy technologies, and data science and next-generation Internet. Source: China Daily (please see link for more information).