On Oct. 21, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing successfully held an information session featuring Senior Vice Dean of Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Professor Soulaymane Kachani, who is also the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning.
During the event, Professor Kachani delivered an engaging and interactive presentation introducing the graduate programs in the School including Applied Probability & Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, Computer Science, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Earth & Environmental Engineering, Business Analytics, Financial Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Management Science & Engineering, Operations Research, and Mechanical Engineering. He explained the application process and requirements and also offered suggestions on how to write a resume and a personal statement.
Around 100 attendees including students from Tsinghua University, Peking University, Renmin University of China, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beihang University, and Central University of Finance and Economics joined the event. Students had a great opportunity to talk with Professor Kachani face-to-face and to ask specific questions regarding the School and its programs.
From its origins as a school devoted to metallurgy and mining 150 years ago, Columbia Engineering has contributed to the growth of a rapidly industrializing nation, and its graduates and faculty went on to transform entire industries with developments including steamboat technology, early mechanical tabulators, medical X-ray technology, and FM radio, and to lead such groundbreaking projects as New York's first subway and the world's first nuclear submarine.