Discussion for International Collaboration with ECUT

Date: 28th April, 2022

Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Venue: Kathmandu Centre for Research and Education (KCRE)

Chinese Academy of Sciences - Tribhuvan University

discussion of the research collaboration between Sagarmatha Research & Development Centre (SRDC) & East China University of Technology (ECUT), in the future and its challenges at KCRE



Prof. LIU Yueming, Ph. D

Dean/Director office of International Cooperation & Exchange

East China University of Technology (ECUT), Jiangxi, China

The meeting started with the introduction of the present members.

Prof. LIU Yueming

Dean, International School

Director, Office of International

Cooperation & Exchanges

Dr. Bhupati Neupane

Research Director / Associate Professor

Sagarmatha Research & Development Centre (SRDC) /Sagarmatha Engineering College (SEC)

Er. Arun P. Parajuli

Vice-Principal, Administration

Sagarmatha Engineering College / Sagarmatha College of Science & Technology (SCST)

Er. Dakshina Shrestha

Vice-Principal, Academics

Sagarmatha Engineering College / Sagarmatha College of Science & Technology

Ms. Salina Adhikari

Front Desk Officer

Sagarmatha College of Science & Technology

Prof. LIU Yueming presented a short video to give a brief introduction of Confucius Institute.

 Prof. LIU Yueming

 The Confucius Institute

  1. Established by signing an MOU between Tribhuvan University (TU) and East China University of Technology (ECUT), Confucius Institute is one of the strategies of Chinese University to internalize its teaching and research standards.
  2. Located inside the Central office of TU
  3. Works as a non-profit education institute that helps in promoting Chinese language and culture, facilitate Cultural exchanges, etc.

[Visit http://ci.ku.edu.np/index.php?go=studychina for the project details]

Research Director of SRDC, Dr. Bhupati Neupane presented the “Collaboration Proposal”. Starting with the brief introduction of the SEC and SCST college, he ended his presentation with the SRDC policy, Expectations, Research Collaboration priorities, and the benefits the collaborating parties get from the international collaborations.

 Dr. Bhupati Neupane presenting the “Collaboration Proposal

 The main objective for the Collaboration is to provide opportunities for students, faculties, and staff members  through international experience. After the presentation, both the parties discussed different practicable options to drive the collaboration. Study abroad programs, exchange programs like summer camp, duality in Bachelor degree, virtual online discussion, research opportunities, and cultural awareness to name a few. With the positive response from each party for the collaboration, the meeting ended with the exchange of “Token of Love” and finally, the group photo.



Exchange of Token of Love


Group Photo

 The prospects of the collaboration are exciting. However, there is still a long way to go from finding funding partners, signing agreements to managing the expectations of stakeholders involved in between.

May 16, 2022