On the afternoon of January 18, vice president Chen Weiming met with Mr. Claude Leglise, executive officer of Internation Research Institue of Stanford University. Vice president Chen Weiming expressed his warm welcome to Mr. Claude Leglise. He introduced the strategic positioning of GDUT in the wake of Guangdong’s industrial transformation as well as the progress in faculty improvement, students’ cultivation, R&D, entrepreneurial education, and international cooperation. He expected more substantial collaboration of joint research platform overseas and student training program. Both sides had an extensive discussion of technology innovation and academic cooperation.