Prof. Wang Yifang, director of the Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP), visited Serbia from July 11-12 to hold talks and sign an MOU between IHEP and three Serbian research institutions.
The Agreement of Cooperation between IHEP and the Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, the University of Belgrade and the University of Kragujevac was signed on July 12 at the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development in Belgrade. Minister Mladen Sarcevic and ministerial State Secretary Vladimir Popovic attended on behalf of the ministry. Ms. Shi Yi, first secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Serbia, also attended.
The agreement will promote cooperation in personnel exchange, postgraduate training, scientific and technological cooperation, academic activities, Circular Electron Positron Collider (CEPC) design, and technological research and development between IHEP and the three Serbian research institutions.
During the visit, Prof. Wang also presented an overview of research activities at IHEP and Dr. Ljupco Hadzijevski, scientific director of the Vinca Institute, introduced the latter institute's research activities. An earlier MOU between IHEP and the Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences was signed in 2016 and covered cooperation on the CEPC project. The two sides also discussed expanding the 2016 MOU to cover other fields of research such as low-energy accelerator technology, biomedicine and radiation protection, and nano sciences and technology, etc.
IHEP Signs Cooperative Agreement with Serbian Research Institutions (Image from http://www.mpn.gov.rs)
Mr. Guo Lijun
International Office, IHEP