The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) School of Science signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ying Ding Education Technology Co., Ltd on establishing partnership for strengthening education research collaboration and development of blended learning initiatives.
Ying Ding Education Technology Co., Ltd (Ying Ding) is the first Chinese educational institution integrates education training with product development and network platform, which has played a leading role in the market in relation to national entrance examination and admission of higher education in Mainland China. The Chairman and CEO of the Ying Ding, Mr. Haitao Wang, is our HKUST EMBA alumnus.
A Joint Research Lab will be established with dedicated focus on education data analysis. Both parties are also endeavored to co-develop an innovative learning system in higher education and integrate the system with the traditional one to form a novel blended learning program. The MoU was signed by Prof. Yang Wang, HKUST Dean of Science, and Mr. Haitao Wang, Chairman and CEO of Ying Ding, at a ceremony held on 6 April 2018, witnessed by HKUST Executive Vice-President and Provost (EVPP) Prof. Wei Shyy, Ying Ding Chief Technical Officer Mr. Zhaohui Nie, as well as guests and faculty members from the Department of Mathematics and School of Business and Management (SBM).