On the afternoon of December 8th, led by the vice-president and secretary general of the School Board Dr.Tang Jiale and the vice-president Professor Pang Chuan of Macao Science and Technology University, under the accompanying of professor Ma Quan of Tsinghua University Academy of Fine Arts, a total of 5 people including the school leaders and business representatives of Macao design industry and so on, made a visit to Qing Shang Design and Research Institute.The chairman and dean Wu Xi, vice dean Ceng Weiping and directors of the key design departments of Qing Shang Design and Research Institute received the visiting guests together.
Chairman Wu Xi first welcomed the visit of leaders of MUST, and introduced the business direction of development of Qing Shang Design and Research Institute to Macao guests, which focused on the the exploration and thinking about how to promote the combination of production, teaching and research, which Qing Shang made in the course of mutual development of Qing Shang Company and Central Academy of Art and Design, Tsinghua University Academy of Fine Arts. Chairman Wu Xi not only introduced the development condition of business activities of the whole group conducted by each professional sector in the construction of new urbanization under the habitat environment, but also introduced the development condition of business activities conducted by Qing Shang in the field of museum exhibition, commercial space design, tourism planning and design and so on.
Tang Jiale, vice-president of Macao University of Science and Technology, introduced the operation management model of MUST and the discipline construction condition in various fields, and emphasized the important role played by MUST in the development of Macao SAR. He mentioned that with the increasing of central government's policy support for Macao SAR, Macao SAR ushered in a critical period of economic development, and would put forward a lot of new construction measures in the development of tourism economy.
Macao University of Science and Technology was founded in 2000, which is the first international private research university established after the return of Macao to China, it is also one of the top one hundred universities in four regions across the straights. Macao University of Science and Technology is one of the three universities in the Macao SAR having the qualification to award bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. According to the universities ranking of four regions across the straights issued by the world-class universities research center of of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2015, Macao University of Science and Technology ranked forty-sixth, and was the first in all Macao universities and colleges.
The purposes of this visit of MUST are to learn the production, teaching and research experience of Qing Shang in order to guide the production, teaching and research work of design major of MUST, in addition, to contribute to the cooperation with Qing Kong Habitat Group, jointly promote the Macao SAR government to build a new tourism economic growth mode, and put forward the ideas and thoughts of cooperation. As the two persons seperately in charge of Huarchi Global Construction Corporation Limited and Jinao International Design Consultants Limited, they introduced the management policies and favorable conditions of construction project of Macao SAR government to Qing Shang Design and Research Institute, and shared the characteristics of project implementation in Macao.
The experts and scholars of tourism planning, commercial space design, waterfront space design and other fields of arts and culture in Qing Shang Design and Research Institute made a in-depth discussion together with Macao University of Science and Technology about how to carry out specific cooperation. After consultations, the two sides decided to jointly protocol a framework agreement on strategic cooperation, and officially begin the implementation of special docking early next year. During the meeting, the two sides also made a discussion and communication about the training and storage of Macao's local professionals through the human resources network of Qing Kong Habitat Group.