On June 17, 2021, Sinosteel E&T signed the strategic cooperation agreement with Northeastern University (NEU) to further collaborate in developing low carbon steel.
Xiong Xiaomei, Head of NEU, Sun Lei, Vice President of NEU, and Wang Guodong, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, as well as Lu Pengcheng, Chairman, Hua Guanglin, Executive Deputy General Manager of Sinosteel Engineering & Technology Co., Ltd. attended the signing ceremony.
At the meeting, Sun Lei and Hua Guanglin signed the agreement, according to which, the two parties will conduct all-round cooperation in the fields of low-carbon metallurgy, metallurgical auxiliary materials, hydrogen energy utilization, solid waste disposal and intelligent manufacturing, to realize the research and development, demonstration and application, and project promotion of key tasks. The two parties will conduct comprehensive exchanges and cooperation in technology research and development, personnel training, and application of achievements, establish a regular communication mechanism, and promote the implementation of the strategic cooperation agreement.
Before the meeting, Mr. Lu Pengcheng and his group visited the State Key Laboratory of Rolling Technology and Continuous Rolling Automation of NEU.
NEU is one of the country’s national key state universities, and is part of China’s 211 and 985 educational development projects.
The university was founded in 1923 and has played an important role in the country’s history since then. Students and staff were part of the December 9th Movement protesting Japanese occupation of China. NEU was also the site of China’s first analogue computer, CT scan and super steel.