MoU Signing Ceremony between
The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS, KMUTNB), Thailand
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), China
21 November 2023

Peerawatt Nunthavarawong, assistant dean of The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology, North Bangkok, Thailand (KMUTNB), and his entourage paid Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China (NUAA) a visit on November 21, 2023. The International Cooperation Office’s deputy directors, Zhang Guoquan and Shen Min, as well as Zhao Zheng, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, and other pertinent responsible comrades, hosted an official meeting.

Zhang Guoquan extended a warm welcome to the visit of Peerawatt Nunthavarawong and his delegation and provided an overview of our school’s international cooperation work. Thailand and China, he noted, have long maintained a close cooperate connection as an important hub of the “Belt and Road” initiative. The cooperation between the two countries is mutually beneficial and has become a model of good-neighborly friendship and mutual confidence in cooperation.

In collaboration between KMUTNB and NUAA, there are many commonalities in disciplines, majors, and research domains, and there is plenty of room for collaboration. The signing of the framework agreement between the two universities will build a solid platform for future larger and deeper collaboration, allowing international cooperation and exchanges between the two institutions to reach new heights.

Peerawatt Nunthavarawong expressed his appreciation for the kind welcome he received at NUAA institution. He stated that Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics has made great achievements in the aerospace field as a high-level research university with a strong academic atmosphere. The signing of this framework agreement marks a significant milestone in the beginning of cooperation between the two universities, creating a firm platform for future collaboration. The two universities are expected to develop and expand their cooperation in talent training, scientific research, academic exchanges, and other areas. The collaboration will be needed to write a new chapter in China-Thailand higher education cooperation.


Following that, the participants engaged in in-depth discussions and reached a preliminary agreement on the joint construction of a joint laboratory for international cooperation in research areas of automobile safety, surface science and engineering, metal and polymer processing, and battery technologies, among others, as well as joint training of master’s and doctoral students, teacher exchange visits, and summer international course cooperation.