On November 8-9, Mr. Alan Harding, Chairman of INCOSE, and Ms. Courtney Wright, Project Manager of INCOSE paid a visit to the Department of Industrial Engineering. On the morning of November 8, Department Head Zuojun Shen, Associate Department Head Lefei Li and some faculty members attended the talks. Both sides initiated discussion on the integration of engineering education, systems engineering, industrial engineering and application of system engineering in policy development, and had a negotiation on related affairs of Chinese Systems Engineer Certified.
The meeting scene, from left: Lefei Li, Chen Wang, Zuojun Shen, Courtney Wright, Alan Harding.
After the meeting, Mr. Alan Harding visited Logistics Engineering Laboratory, Digital Enterprise and Simulation Laboratory, Human Factors Engineering Laboratory and "Model Factory" Laboratory of the department.
Mr. Alan Harding and Ms. Courtney Wright visited laboratories.
On the afternoon of November 8, Prof. Li Zheng held a discussion with the visitors. The two sides had extensive exchange about systems engineering related theory, content, method and technology, with focus on cooperation matters. Mr. Alan Harding said that he would work together with INCOSE, Beijing branch to improve the influence of INCOSE in China, explore the promotion of systems engineering and systems thinking in government work, advance the state of the art and practice of systems engineering in industry and academia of China, and promote international collaboration in systems engineering practice, education, and research.
Group photo after discussion, from left: Xiaolei Xie, Ming Yu, Lefei Li, Courtney Wright, Alan Harding, Li Zheng, Lei Zhao, Jingbin Yan, Chen Wang.
On the morning of November 9, INCOSE and the Beijing branch held an International Systems Engineer Certification Test for Aviation Industry Corporation of China at Department of Industrial Engineering.