US Consul General (Guangzhou) Charles Bennett Leads a Delegation to TBSI

January 21 2016

Charles Bennett, Consul General of the United States of America Consulate General in Guangzhou, led a delegation visiting Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI) on Jan. 21. TBSI Associate Co-Director Professor Lin Zhang, Co-Director of Precision Medicine & Healthcare Research Center Gerard Marriott and Administrative Director Annie Song held a meeting with the delegation.


Professor Zhang warmly welcomed the delegation, giving an overview on the institute’s talent cultivation plan and research achievements. He also mentioned that TBSI would have recruitment road shows of students as well as teachers at US.  


Mr. Bennett said that US Consulate General would promote the connection between TBSI and companies. He pointed out that education imbalance still existed between China and the US, reflected as the number of US teachers and students coming to China were lower than Chinese teachers and students going to the US. Mr. Bennett said that he believed TBSI was attractive to US students and the US Consulate General in Guangzhou would help to promote the institute in the US. (By Claire Huang)

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