Prof. Harmut Fricke from Dresden University of Technology Visits School of General Engineering
On September 20, 2017, Prof. Wen Dongsheng, dean of School of General Engineering of Beihang University had a face-to-face meeting with Prof. Harmut Fricke, director of Air Transportation Technology and Logistics department of School of Logistics and Aviation at Dresden University of Technolog, Germany. Prof. Frickew, who was born in Berlin, Germany in 1967, is an expert in German aviation. His main research area includes track management, airport transit management, airport terminal operational evaluation, ATC system, simulation system, airport planning and aviation safety. The two parties had an in-depth discussion about international cooperation and exchange between Beihang University and Dresden University of Technology in the future with focuses on such issues like aviation science and technology, air traffic management, student exchange, teacher exchange, dual degree, joint laboratory. Prof. Sebastian Wandelt and associate Prof. Sun Xiaoqian from School of Electronic Information Engineering also joined the discussion.
Dresden University of Technology, founded in 1828, is located in the so-called European Silicon Valley – Dresden, capital city of Sachsen, Germany. In addition, it is also one of the 11 universities of Elite-Uni, one of the 9 members of TU9, one of the 6 partner universities of PEGASUS, one of the 7 German universities of TIME Europe's Top Industrial Management College Alliance, one of the 10 German universities in CESAER European Conference Alliance of Higher Engineering Education and Research Universities, one of the 6 universities and research institutes under the " Qualcomm’s European Incentive Plan for Innovation ", and also one of the oldest and most prestigious science and technology universities in Europe since the Industrial Revolution.
Dresden University of Technology has become Germany's most comprehensive university with 124 specialties. It is ranked Germany's second-largest institution and the largest university in Sachsen with 36,962 students on campus (in 2013) and 7800 school faculty. As the only university in Germany that cooperates with Leibniz Society of Germany, the Max Planck Society, the Helmholtz Society and the Fraunhofer Institute, it was ranked the third among 384 German universities, with a grant of 227 million euros in third-party projects in 2012.