On April 23, 2019, Prof. Curtis Jerome Nelson and Dr. Sang Soon Kim – Director of Center for Asian Affairs, The University of Missouri, USA had a working visit at Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture & Forestry. Attending the meeting with delegates from University of Missouri, there were the presences of Dr. Duong Van Thao – Vice Director of Research & International Affairs Office; Dr. Pham Bang Phuong – Deputy Head of Advanced Education Program; and Msc. Lung Hung Ting – Vice Dean of Biotechnology & Food Technology Faculty.
At the meeting, two sides provided brief introduction to TUAF & University of Missouri and exchanged their views on the potential areas for the collaboration between two universities including student & staff exchange; joint research project, joint hosting international conference.
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