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Economic Daily e-Newsletter-Smart manufacturing is upgraded again. CUHK and CHMER establish a joint R&D center

2020/03/06


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Central University and CHMER, a leading brand of electrical discharge machining machines in the country, jointly established a "Joint R&D Center" on the 6th. The two parties signed a memorandum of cooperation on industry-university cooperation to implement smart manufacturing and talent cultivation, becoming the first domestic institution to fully introduce non-traditional processing smart manufacturing. Teaching equipment for colleges and universities.

It was jointly signed by Zhou Jingyang, President of Central University, and Wang Wuxiong, Chairman of CHMER. Zhou Jingyang said that CUHK and CHMER have cooperated closely in the past three years on the establishment of educational research bases and talent cultivation. The establishment of this joint R&D center is expected to bring benefits to industry and academia. The energy of cooperation is increased and the gap between students' learning and application is shortened. In recent years, the Department of Mechanical Engineering has developed a number of world-class instruments and equipment for smart manufacturing, which is a great boon to talent cultivation.

CHMER, which has been established for 45 years, started cooperating with Central University as early as 22 years ago. The company is positioned as "intelligent non-traditional processing" and is committed to non-traditional processing technology solutions. It has now become the first in the country. As the world's fifth largest electric discharge processing machine brand company, it has won 42 national awards in 10 years.

Central University actively promotes cross-domain teaching and research on smart manufacturing and builds different types of key laboratories. With the help of relevant plans of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and Technology, as well as the school’s own fundraising, as well as the assistance of CHMER technology and teachers, the university has It invested nearly 20 million yuan to establish a "non-traditional processing smart manufacturing factory" and became the first domestic college to fully introduce non-traditional processing smart manufacturing teaching equipment. Through industry-university cooperation, we will conduct teaching and research in the fields of deepening non-traditional processing technology, smart manufacturing, 5G and AI, and at the same time, combine teachers from the fields of machinery, information and electronics, management and other fields to jointly develop cross-field technologies and courses to accelerate domestic manufacturing. upgrade the equipment industry and cultivate high-level R&D talents.