• President Hockfield meets Professor Binglin Gu, president of Tsinghua University, on Monday, June 21.

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  • President Hockfield participates in a signing ceremony for an agreement to create the Tsinghua-MIT-Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Joint Center for Theoretical Computer Science, on Monday, June 21. Standing next to President Hockfield, from left, are Tsinghua University President Binglin Gu and CUHK Vice Chancellor Designate Joseph JY Sung. Standing behind President Hockfield are, from right, Philip S. Khoury, MIT associate provost, and Victor Zue, director of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

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  • President Hockfield speaks with Elaine Wong '97, president of the MIT Club of Beijing. Hockfield addressed club members on Monday, June 21.

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  • President Hockfield meets with Zhou Qifeng, president of Beijing University (PKU), on Tuesday, June 22, at Beijing University. Zhou presented Hockfield with a fan, shown here, as a gift. During their meeting, the two leaders explored possible collaborative opportunities between their respective institutions.

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  • President Hockfield meets with Madame Liu Yandong, state councilor and member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Tuesday, June 22, at the party's central headquarters in the Zhong Nan Hai area of Beijing. The two discussed ways to strengthen ties between China and MIT.

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  • President Hockfield and MIT officials pose with Chinese science and engineering leaders on Tuesday, June 22, at the Chinese Academy of Engineering in Beijing. The group discussed potential collaborations between China and MIT in areas such as education, energy and health. Pictured here are, from left, Victor Zue, director of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory; Zhou Ji, president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Margie Yang, chairman of the Esquel Group; Xu Kuangdi, former president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Susan Hockfield; Minister Wan Gang of the Ministry of Science and Technology; MIT Associate Provost Philip S. Khoury; Zhang Guobao, administrator of the National Energy Administration; and Minister Chen Zhu of the Ministry of Health.

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  • Jin Wei, director of international cooperation and exchange at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, points to a model of the campus on Wednesday, June 23, as President Susan Hockfield looks on. At left is CSAIL Director Victor Zue; at right is SJTU Vice President Huang Zhen.

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  • President Susan Hockfield delivers a speech on innovation and the global economy to students at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) on Wednesday, June 23.

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  • In foreground, President Susan Hockfield speaks with Shen Xiaomin, vice mayor of Shanghai, during a meeting on Wednesday, June 23, in Shanghai.

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  • In foreground, President Susan Hockfield meets with Madame Yin Yicui, deputy secretary of CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee, on Wednesday, June 23, in Shanghai. Madame Yin expressed strong support of MIT's collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

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  • From left, Madame Ma Dexiu, chairperson of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Martin Alintuck, president and CEO of the USA National Pavilion, and President Susan Hockfield pose on Wednesday, June 23, at the Shanghai Expo.

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  • President Susan Hockfield speaks to members of the MIT Club of Shanghai about innovation and the global economy on Wednesday, June 23.

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  • President Susan Hockfield poses with incoming MIT freshman Jennifer Kao (right) and her mother, Stephanie, during an event with the MIT Club of Shanghai on Wednesday, June 23.?

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  • President Hockfield discusses MIT's initiatives in Greater China during remarks to the MIT Club of Hong Kong on Thursday, June 24.

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  • President Hockfield and Charles Sodini, the Clarence J. Lebel Professor of Electrical Engineering, talk to alumni at the MIT Club of Hong Kong event on Thursday, June 24.

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  • President Hockfield and Martin Tang, former President of the MIT Alumni Association, talk to alumni at the MIT Club of Hong Kong event.

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  • President Susan Hockfield talks to alumni at the MIT Club of Hong Kong.

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  • MTI President Susan Hockfield meets with Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou on Monday, June 28, in Taipei, and presents a gift to President Ma.

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  • President Susan Hockfield delivers a speech at the ASIA Talent Forum on Monday, June 28, in Taipei.

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  • President Susan Hockfield visits Delta Electronics Inc. on Monday, June 28, in Taipei, and discusses the company's AC/DC adapter products with Bruce C.H. Cheng, chairman of Delta Electronics Inc.

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Slideshow: President Hockfield in China

She meets with leaders of government, business and academia -- as well as MIT alumni -- during stops in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei.


This week, MIT President Susan Hockfield is visiting China and meeting with key representatives of government, business and academia, along with many Institute alumni. This slideshow captures images of the president's travels in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei. It will be updated throughout the week as more photos become available.


Topics: Alumni/ae, China, Computer science and technology, Computing, Global, MIT presidency

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