International

Partners and Cooperation Agreements

 

We have signed cooperation agreements with over 20 institutes abroad in the areas of Vehicle, Powertrain, Manufacturing, Mechanical Design, Robotics, as well as Micro/Nano Engineering. Our partners and cooperation agreements are described in the table below.

International Partners and Cooperation Agreements

Partners

Cooperation Agreement (Joint Program) and Term of Validity

Content of Cooperation

University of Waterloo, Canada

Inter-university cooperation:“Memorandum of Understanding For the Establishment of BIT-U Waterloo Joint Laboratory for Green and Intelligent Vehicles” Signature date:

Mar. 21, 2016 Term of validity: 5 years

Green and Intelligent Vehicles, research focus, investment and research teams from both sides

McMaster University, Canada

Inter-university cooperation,“Condition Monitoring of Powertrain Components in Electrified Vehicles ”. Signature date: Mar. 2014 Term of validity: 3 years. This cooperation has been supported by both Chinese and Canadian governments.

On-board energy management; motor gearbox integrated mechanical & electrical engineering; signal processing and information monitoring; experiment and testing; talent development

Bauman Moscow State Technology University

College of Energy, Russia

Inter-university cooperation: Name of the agreement Signature date: Aug., 2015

Term of validity:10 years

Scientific research and talent development in the field of new power and new energy

Newcastle University of Technology, UK

Inter-university cooperation: Name of the agreement: “Study Abroad and Exchange Agreement”. Signature date: Nov., 2009

Scientific research and talent development in the field of power and energy

Waseda University, Japan

Inter-university cooperation: “International Joint Laboratory of Bionic Robots and Systems” Signature date: Nov. 2014 Term of validity: 5 years

Scientific research, talent development and platform building in the field of bionic robots

University of Cassino and South Latium, Italy

Inter-university cooperation: “International Joint Laboratory of Service Robots” Signature date: Feb. 2015

Term of validity: 5 years

Scientific research, information sharing, talent development, and joint conferences in the field of service robots

Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy

Inter-institute cooperation: “Joint Research and Education” Signature date: Jan. 2016 Term of validity: 5 years

Scientific research and education in the field of medicine and micro bionic robots

University of Electro-Communications, Japan

Inter-institute cooperation: “International Joint Laboratory of Bionic Robots ”

Scientific research in prosthesis

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Canada

Inter-institute cooperation: “A Research Agreement on: Dynamics and control of electric vehicles with in-wheel motors” Signature date: Sep. 23, 2015Term of validity: 5 years

Electric vehicle kinetic control; new energy storage systems of e-vehicles; development of testing and verification systems of electric vehicles; integrated control, fault diagnosis, and fault localization of motor-driven vehicles. Design and joint application of the Project: “The Design and Demonstration of Electric In-Wheel Motor Vehicles”.

Berlin University of Technology

Institute of Energy and Automation Technology, Germany

EM4 Drives Technology

Inter-institute cooperation:

“A Research agreement on standards related to electric drive system in EVs under the framework of Sino-German EV cooperation Research Center” Signature date: Nov. 4, 2015

The comparative analysis of electric vehicle use in China and abroad; research of evaluation parameter systems and testing methods of electric vehicle motor driven systems; market research, data collection and technical analysis for standard improvement; electromagnetic compatibility in high voltage transmission systems

Institute of System Dynamics and Control, ETH Zurich,Switzerland

Inter-institute cooperation: “MOU of Joint Research Center for New Energy Vehicle Dynamic System and Control”,Term of the agreement: Dec. 2012-Dec. 2018

Modeling and control of new energy vehicles with the focus on model-based best control and design.

Transportation Research Institute, Hasselt University, Belgium

Bilateral cooperation agreement with Belgium Term of the agreement: Jan. 2015-Dec. 2019

Scientific research and education in the field of transportation

School of Engineering,Northwestern University, US

Inter-institute cooperation: “Ultrasonic Non-destructive Testing and Evaluation for Irrotational Multilayer Composite Shell Body” Signature date: Jan. 1, 2012 Term of validity: 3 years

To realize the ultrasonic non-destructive testing and integrated quantitative evaluation for multilayer composite shell body by exploring ultrasonic wave propagation mechanisms, curved surface excitation, reception methods and integrity evaluation of multilayer composites components and by understanding the controlling mechanism and techniques of non-destructive testing through ultrasonic scanning of large irrotational curved surfaces.

Physical Acoustics Corporation, US

Inter-institute cooperation:

“Ultrasonic Non-destructive Testing and Evaluation for Irrotational Multilayer Composite Shell Body” Signature date: Nov. 4, 2015 Term of validity: 5 years

To realize the ultrasonic non-destructive testing and integrated quantitative evaluation for multilayer composite shell body by exploring ultrasonic wave transmission mechanisms, curved surface excitation, reception methods and integrity evaluation of multilayer composites components and by understanding the controlling mechanism and techniques of non-destructive testing through ultrasonic scanning of large irrotational curved surfaces.

Center for Quality Engineering and Failure Prevention, School of Engineering,Northwestern University, US

Inter-institute cooperation: Visiting Scholar Program for Distinguished Young Teachers Signature date: Apr. 2014 Term of validity:1 year

Young scholars are invited to acquire the theories of ultrasonic testing of composites and the principle and operation of ultrasonic scanning devices.

Laser Assisted Nano Engineering Lab, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering ,University of Nebraska-Lincoln, US

Inter-institute cooperation: “Memorandum of Agreement Between University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. and Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing , China” Signature date: Oct. 9, 2010

Bilateral cooperation in teaching, scientific research, students’ and teachers’ academic exchanges, technology transfer, publication, curriculum design, joint program and training; a joint Doctor degree program sponsored by China Scholarship Council and joint Laboratory of Laser Micro/Nano Science and Engineering.

Natural Sciences Center, General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Russia

Inter-institute cooperation: “Agreement on Joint Laboratory for Laser Micro/Nano Fabrication by Beijing Institute of Technology, and General Physics Institute, and National Research Nuclear University MEPhI” Signature date: Dec. 5, 2014

Joint Lab for Laser Micro/Nano Manufacturing Research and Application; joint international conferences for academic research and cooperation of students and teachers.

ETH Zurich,Switzerland

Inter-institute cooperation:

“Memorandum of Understanding for Joint Research Initiative between BIT and ETH Zurich”

Signature date: Dec. 2012.

Design and control of new energy vehicle dynamic systems with the focus on hybrid drive systems

Nano-Precision Mechanical Fabrication Lab, Tohoku University, Japan

Inter-institute cooperation:

“An agreement on holding International Symposium on Micro/Nano Mechanical Machining and Manufacturing (ISMNM)” Signature date: Apr. 21, 2014

Term of validity: 4 years

Biennial International Symposium on Micro/Nano Mechanical Machining and Manufacturing (ISMNM), alternatively held in Japan and China; including ISMNM into the cooperation scheme of Sino-Japan government and striving to get funding from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and China National Natural Science Foundation in order to explore the frontier of laser micro/nano machining techniques.