CityU signed a cooperation agreement with Zhangtai Securities Institute for Financial Studies of Shandong University to promote the training of financial professionals

Release date:2023/06/01
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Director Haibo Zhang, Secretary of Party Committee of the Shandong Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology, and his delegation visited City University of Macau today and was warmly received by Vice-Rector Wanlei Zhou. The guests visited the campus environment and teaching facilities, and the two sides held discussions on topics such as teacher and student exchanges, discipline construction, and personnel training. Deputy General Manager Wei He, member of the Party Committee of Shandong Talent Group Co., LTD., and Dean Adrian Cheung CityU Faculty of Finance attended the discussion. The Faculty of Finance of CityU signed a cooperation agreement with Zhangtai Securities Institute for Financial Studies of Shandong University to promote the training of financial professionals and the exchange of higher education between Shandong and Macau.

Vice-Rector Wanlei Zhou warmly welcomed the arrival of Director Haibo Zhang and his delegation, and introduced the achievements of CityU from the aspects of history, curriculum characteristics, scientific research achievements and student development. Director Haibo Zhang introduced the basic situation of the development of Shandong Province, and the two sides conducted in-depth exchanges on data science and electronic information, looking forward to expanding cooperation in the future in the field of discipline construction and practical learning.

Under the witness of Vice-Rector Wanlei Zhou, Director Haibo Zhang and Deputy General Manager Wei He, Dean Adrian Cheung and Director Shang Yin of Innovation Transformation Base of the National Center for Applied Mathematics of Shandong University, respectively, signed the cooperation agreement on behalf of both sides. The two sides will conduct comprehensive cooperation in the field of financial technology, give full play to their respective advantages, gather top experts and outstanding talents in the fields of finance, computer, mathematics, etc., focus on the forefront of the industry to carry out research, develop innovative products, jointly hold academic activities such as financial technology forum and financial enterprise forum, jointly train talents, serve the construction of the national financial strategy, and the development needs of the financial industry, promote the upgrading and innovative development of the financial technology industry, and jointly promote the exchange and cooperation of talents between Shandong and Macau.

The Zhongtai Securities Institute for Financial Studies of Shandong University was officially established in 2008 with the support of Zhongtai Securities. The Institute has achieved internationally leading scientific research results in the theory and application of financial mathematics, which has a significant impact at home and abroad. The Institute has a doctoral program in mathematics and statistics, and a master's degree in applied statistics. Currently, there are more than 30 teachers, the theoretical research in the fields of financial mathematics, modern economy and financial technology has been in the world's leading level, and nearly 1,000 doctoral and master's graduates with high theoretical literacy have been trained.

Guests attending the discussion and signing ceremony include representatives from all levels of unites and enterprises in Shandong Province, Associate Dean Eva Khong of the Faculty of Finance and Associate Dean Gavin Chau of the Faculty of Business of CityU.