Geoinformatics Center welcomed and worked with Dr. Aaron Kingsbury, University of Mayville State, USA


Posted at: 20:06:00 15/06/2017 - Read: 350
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On the afternoon of June 15, 2017, Geoinformatic Center - Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry has welcomed and worked with Dr. Aaron Kingsbury - University of Mayville State, USA.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Nguyen Van Hieu - Director of Geoinformatic Center, Mr. Vu Hong Quan - Head of Information technology department and Dr. Duong Van Thao – Manager of Advanced Education Program.

At the meeting, the two sides discussed the possibilities of corporation in the field of rural development and natural resource and environmental management, focusing on proposing international projects that explore applications of Information Technologies (IT) and Geographic Information system (GIS) for sustainable development. Two parties highly appreciated the potential for future cooperation and looked forward to the number of cooperative activities implemented in the coming time.

Speaking at the meeting, Dr. Aaron Kingsbury – Mayville State University, USA would like to thank the Center for welcoming and expressed his interest in projects that the Center is implementing as well as new research direction in applying Information Technology (IT) for natural resource and environmental management. He also hoped that besides the time of delivering Earth Sciences courses to Advanced Education Program students, he would have chances to be involved in the project implementation of the Center to not only exchange knowledges, but also strengthen the long-term cooperation between the two sides.

Dr. Aaron Kingsbury is currently teaching and researching at the Department of Geography and Politiccal Science - Mayville State University, USA. His fields of study focus primarily on Socio-cultural, Rural Geography, Geospatial Technologies and Anthropology. Also, Dr Aaron experienced as a Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Human Geography – Simon Fraser University, Canada and University Adjunct Instructor at Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology, Fukuroi City, Japan. From 15thJune to 15thJuly 2017, in order to accept the invitation from Advanced Education Program Office, Dr. Aaron Kingsbury will deliver Earth Sciences courses to AEP students associated with research collaborations with Geoinformatics Center - Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry.

At the end of the meeting, the both sides agreed to continue discussing joint-research projects in the coming time and soon to come up with detail agreements to facilitate future cooperation programs.

Posted by: Dương Huy

GeoInformatics Center - Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry

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