Jiaotong University

PolyU technology tested on high-speed railway

A system of fibre optics in lieu of conventional electronic sensors has been tested on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line and found to be effective in relaying track information to conductors, at a fraction of the cost of current technology.

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 12:00am

A world of learning

In describing how fierce the competition for students and teachers has become as a result of more universities establishing a presence on the mainland, one campus president doesn't mince words.

'We've become a victim of our own success,' said Professor Ng Ching-fai, president of United International College (UIC).

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Joint-venture leader needed nimble thinking

Xi Youmin, executive president of Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), says when he tried to explain to its board of directors the Suzhou government's intention to grant it cheaper land for expansion a few years ago, representatives from Liverpool University asked for the details in writing.

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

10 injured as bereaved family storms hospital

Up to 10 medical workers were injured, six of them seriously, when a crowd of grieving relatives armed with knives stormed a major Shanghai hospital on Monday.

At one point, the crowd attempted to throw a doctor out a window.

2 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Wen promises graduates help

Amid rising concern about the grim employment prospects facing more than 7 million college and university graduates this year, Premier Wen Jiabao told those about to enter the job market in Xian that the central government would do everything it could to help them land proper jobs.

8 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Prosecution considered over computer-chip fraud

A top Shanghai official said yesterday that the city was awaiting a central government decision on whether to prosecute the university professor deemed responsible for a major fraud case involving pirated computer chips.

14 May 2006 - 12:00am

Results diary

Today 1st Quarter: AcrossAsia, Angels Technology, Century Sunshine Ecological, Computech Holdings, Dahe Media, Essex Bio-Technology, First Mobile Group, Global Digital Creations, Innovis Holdings, Kanstar Environmental Paper Products, Ningbo Yidong Electronic, Proactive Technology, ProSticks International, QUASAR Communication Technology, Shandong Weigao Group Medical Polymer, Shanghai Qingpu F

12 May 2006 - 12:00am

New school of thinking

Shanghai Jiaotong University, the oldest in the city, is celebrating its 110th birthday and the life and achievements of its remarkable founder. Sheng Xuanhuai (1844-1916) was a senior official of the Qing dynasty and was one of its most important industrialists, who set up China's first domestic shipping company, steel mill, telecommunications firm and railway.

11 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

New dean for Baptist

Baptist University has appointed Georgette Wong dean and chair professor of its School of Communication. Professor Wong was previously chair professor of Taiwan's National Chiao Tung University's Institute of Communication Studies.

7 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Shanghai executives settle in to study

More than 20 senior executives in Shanghai have begun the master of technology management programme offered by the city's Jiao Tung University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Faculty from both universities are teaching the programme which will run for 18 months.

7 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Academics seek to match West

As China speeds up economic reforms after its entry into the World Trade Organisation, education leaders are mapping out reforms to make universities more competitive.

The new emphasis is on fostering creativity and innovation, said Jiang Hong, a publicity official at Jiaotong University in Shanghai.

16 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Business school gets new home

The European Union-funded China-Europe International Business School, the mainland's leading MBA programme, has inaugurated its first campus. After spending five years in borrowed space at Jiaotong University, the school has moved into a facility designed by celebrated architect I.M. Pei.

16 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Visit gives students taste of IT development in the SAR

Students from jiaotong universities in the mainland and Taiwan shared their views on information technology (IT) development with SAR students at a forum.

The forum, at Chung Chi College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), was one of the activities during a visit under the theme Information E-communication and the Road Ahead.

7 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Shanghai business school helps meet demand for executives

Mainland economic reforms have fuelled a huge demand for highly qualified managers which is not currently being met, officials at an international business school say.

20 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Business school to extend campus

CHINA Europe International Business School will raise US$25 million in corporate sponsorship to lift graduate numbers.

The school said yesterday that part of the money would be used to pay for the building of a new campus in Pudong, Shanghai, and the rest would be for the school's future development.

7 Nov 1995 - 12:00am