The first China-France International symposium on NWT for Exchange and Cooperation,
jointly organized by HEU (Harbin Engineering University) and Ecole centrale de Nantes was held in Ecole centrale de Nantes on March 22nd to 23rd . The
NWT team from China and the
team from France have deepened their mutual exchange and cooperation over the meeting and made
further efforts in promoting international NWT¡¯s research and development. Prof.
Xia Guihua, director of management committee for NWT Innovation Project and
Prof. Duan Wenyang, the chief architect of the project took the head ofChina¡¯s NWT
team for the meeting and signed the Memorandum of Understanding.
Prof. Pierre Ferrant from
Ecole Centrale de Nantes presided over the meeting.
Delegates from BV, Ecole centrale de Nantes, Hydrocean (BV group
company) etc on French side and the counterparts from HEU(Harbin Engineering
University), CSSRC(China Scientific Ship Research Center), MARIC(Marine Design
and Research Institute of China ), Shanghai Jiaotong University and Dalian
University of Technology etc representing China attended the meeting.
Prof. Pierre Ferrant delivered
the welcome speech. He expressed his hope to promote deeper understanding on
research and development of the project on both sides and to discuss further
deepening the cooperation on NWT technology.
Prof. Xia Guihua delivered a speech on the opening ceremony. He pointed
out that the symposium played an important role in sharing the latest results
in the research work of NWT on an international level. In addition, it also contributed
a lot in helping discussing modes of cooperation between two sides and pushing
forward international NWT research work. The two sides should learn from each
other, grow together and make joint efforts so as to apply NWT technology into
practice in industry as quickly as possible.
Prof. Duan Wenyang made a general introduction ofChina¡¯s NWT
Project. The two sides made further exchange on some specific technologies of
NWT. Besides, they also discussed the mechanism of exchange and cooperation and
signed the Memorandam of Understanding between them. Both sides have agreed to
carry out further cooperation on the joint cultivation of talents, exchange of test
database of physical models, verification of virtual tests, Classficication Society¡¯s
vefication of virtual test system as well as pushing government to offer
financial aids and support.