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Arup signs MoU with Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University

Jerman Cheung Jerman Cheung East Asia Press Office,Hong Kong
15 May 2019

Arup signs a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) today with the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan to strengthen industry-academia collaboration through its College of Planning and Design.

Joined by representatives from Arup’s Taipei office as well as faculty staff and students from NCKU, the MoU is signed at NCKU’s C-Hub by Ricky Tsui, Arup’s East Asia Research and Development Director, and Taysheng Jeng, Dean of the College of Planning and Design. 

Apart from delivering innovative projects across the world, Arup also strives to nurture collaborations between the industry and universities through supporting innovative researches and cultivating creative young minds. The collaboration between Arup and NCKU will cover researches, conferences and professional trainings. Arup will also offer students guidance in design-related courses and overseas internship opportunities.

Arup has been working closely with the academic sector and has established partnership with over 150 institutions around the world. We believe that this collaboration with NCKU’s College of Planning and Design will be a catalyst to integrate our vision to ‘Shape a better world’ with the research and teaching of the College, to jointly create a better, more comfortable living environment for all with creativity and passion. ” Ricky Tsui Ricky Tsui Arup’s East Asia Research and Development Director

This MoU will strengthen the global linkage of our Department of Architecture, Department of Urban Planning, Department of Industrial Design and Institute of Creative Industries Design with the industry. The two parties also aim at broadening our students’ horizon and developing their core competencies through delivering a series of innovative practical courses. ” Taysheng Jeng Dean of the College of Planning and Design

In recent years, Arup has been involved in a number of landmark projects in Taiwan, including Taipei Performing Arts Centre, National Taichung Theater, Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 3 and Tainan Art Museum Building 2. With this first-ever MoU signed with a local institution, Arup is set to create even more positive impact to the built environment of Taiwan.

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Joined by representatives from Arup’s Taipei office as well as faculty staff and students from NCKU, the MoU is signed at NCKU’s C-Hub by Ricky Tsui, Arup’s East Asia Research and Development Director, and Taysheng Jeng, Dean of the College of Planning and Design.