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U.S. News Global Education Engineering and Technology Forum

Shanghai | Wuhan | Beijing

This exciting event will feature in-depth discussions around leading technologies, career and educational opportunities, as well as a networking reception. Topics include Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, New Energy Vehicles and Autonomous Electric Cars, and more.

We are proud to welcome industry-leading guest speakers and panelists, including:

  • Jack Cheng, NIO, XTP
  • Dr. Stephen Chu, IBM
  • Lin Yong Hua, IBM, IEEE WIE
  • Professor RuiGang Yang, Baidu Robotics
  • AnXiang Zeng, Alibaba
  • Lin Dao Zhuang, IEEE Digital Senses Centers of Excellence
  • Evan Weisenfeld, Head of Marketing and Sales for U.S. News Global Education
  • Dennis Fu, Car Connectivity Consortium
  • Professor Russell Tessier, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Professor Wayne Burleson, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Professor Chin-Tse Huang, University of South Carolina
  • Professor ZhongYang Cheng, Auburn University
  • Tom Gu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

The U.S. News Global Education Engineering & Technology Forum will focus on the future of technology and engineering and how students and professionals who seek to become leaders in this industry can find the degree and the career path for them.

With a focus on careers and education, attendees will be able to apply for scholarships and speak with industry professionals about possible internships as well as connect with other students and alumni to hear about real-world experiences.

This event has a unique focus at the junction of education, career, and the future of the engineering industry. Join us for this special opportunity to engineer a future empowered by technology.



May 11, 2018

13:00 – 17:30

Andaz Xintiandi Shanghai

88 Songshan Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai

3rd Floor Ballroom


May 12, 2018

13:00 – 17:30

Optics Valley Kingdom Plaza Hotel Wuhan

No.1 Wu Jia Te Wan, Hong Shan District, Wuhan


May 13, 2018

13:00 – 17:30

Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongcheng Hotel

36 North Third Ring Road East, Dongcheng District, Beijing


Students who submit their application prior to the event are eligible to speak with a university representative to interview for exclusive U.S. News Global Education scholarship opportunities.

Qualifying students may also be eligible to interview with human resources team members for elite internship opportunities with participating companies.


Early Bird - Free (April 5 – May 4)

Early Bird Standard Ticket - RMB50 (May 5 - May 10)

Event Day Door Price - RMB100