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Global Visitors Come To Cullen College Biomedical Engineering Department

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Laurie Fickman
From left, Dr. Lintao Cai, Dr. Guanglin Li, Dr Metin Akay, chair, UH BME department, Dr. Hairong Zheng, Dr Yingchun Zhang, UH BME Department
From left, Dr. Lintao Cai, Dr. Guanglin Li, Dr Metin Akay, chair, UH BME department, Dr. Hairong Zheng, Dr Yingchun Zhang, UH BME Department
From left, Jiten Agarwal, Anupam Ray, Kamala Vanarsa and Dr. Durga Agrawal
From left, Jiten Agarwal, Anupam Ray, Kamala Vanarsa and Dr. Durga Agrawal

The Cullen College department of biomedical engineering hosted a roster of distinguished international guests.

Three representatives of the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Science visited to discuss joint educational and research activities. The visitors included Dr. Lintao Cai, professor and director, SIAT- Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, Dr. Guanglin Li, professor, SIAT- Research Center for Neural Engineering at Institute of Biomedical and Health Engineering and Dr. Hairong Zheng, professor and director of SIAT-Institute of Biomedical and Health Engineering.

On a separate visit, the General Consul of India in Houston, Dr. Anupam Ray, along with UH Regent Dr. Durga Agrawal and Jiten Agarwal, CEO of Expedien Inc., discussed strategies to recruit undergraduate students and build more sustainable research partnerships with research institutes, universities and companies in India.

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