MAA Group recently signed a MOU with Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU)
Founded in 1896, Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) is one of China’s oldest and prestigious higher education institutions. Often referred to as “the Cornell of the East”, SWJTU is known for best known for its railway engineering program, as well as its modern education in transportation, mining & metallurgy, and civil engineering.
This year, a series of activities were held to celebrate the 120 anniversary of SWJTU, including its first BIM Competition on 14th May, held by its School of Civil Engineering at the Jiuli Campus. With over 500 competitors separated into teams of five, activities for this competition included modeling, poster design, animated film and oral presentations. MAA’s Chairman Dr. Za-Chieh Moh, Executive Senior Vice President Mr. Richard Moh and Manager Mr. Kang Szu Min were invited as jurors. Mr. Richard Moh gave an opening speech emphasizing two key BIM concepts; the fundamental relationship between BIM and civil engineering, and the interdisciplinary nature of BIM. Apart from the judging the BIM competition, on April 21st, MAA signed a MOU with the School of Engineering to cultivate and enhance the capabilities for BIM technology through cooperation and information exchange.
BIM Competition held at Jiuli Campus
Chairman Dr. Za-Chieh Moh delivers his opening speech for the Undergraduate Division BIM Competition
ESVP Mr. Richard Moh delivering his opening speech for the Graduate Division BIM Competition
Group Picture with Participants from BIM Competition
Signing of the MOU between MAA & Southwest Jiaotong University