XTU and Texas Instruments Established Joint Laboratory
The Inauguration Ceremony of Xiangtan University—Texas Instruments (TI) Joint Laboratory was held at information engineering building of Xiangtan University on the afternoon of June 7. The establishment of the lab marked the further upgrading of international exchange and college-enterprise cooperation. Vice President of Xiangtan University Gao Xieping and Program Manager of Simulation Technology University of TI Pan Yatao attended the ceremony and conferred the plate of the lab.
Mr. Pan enlarged on the history and development of Texas Instruments, its main business as well as cooperative plan and perspective with Chinese colleges. He stated that as a high-tech enterprise in America, TI has always valued the exchange and cooperation with institutions of higher learning in China. He hoped that taking the opportunity of the cooperation with XTU, both sides would make new breakthroughs in friendship promotion, talent cultivation and technical exchange.
After briefing the guests on the construction and development of Xiangtan University and School of Information Engineering, Vice President Gao Xieping spoke highly of transnational college-enterprise exchange and cooperation. He hoped both parties could establish and improve diversified talent cultivation and exchange mechanism in the future, and forge a more substantial talent cultivation and practice base. More efforts should be done to strengthen high-level scientific cooperation, explore new pattern of production, teaching and research and build more cooperation bridges, thus to achieve mutual benefit.
Texas Instruments, founded in 1930 and headquartered at Dallas, Texas, United States, is one of the largest manufacturers of semiconductors worldwide. As a Fortune Global 500, the company mainly engages in research, production and selling of innovative digital signal processing and analog circuit. Apart from semiconductors, it also deals in technical development and utilization of sensing and control, educational products and digital light processing.