Yale’s Pericles Lewis visits ShanghaiTech

On March 22nd, Pericles Lewis, Yale’s Vice President for Global Strategy and Deputy Provost for International Affairs, visited ShanghaiTech (SHTech) and met with the university’s leadership to discuss ongoing partnership activities.

Yale delegation’s delegation also included Haifan Lin, professor of cell biology and director of the Yale Stem Cell Center, and Fawn Wang, director for East Asia at Yale’s Office of International Affairs. 

SHTech and Yale have ongoing ties in education and research initiatives, including close cooperation between ShanghaiTech’s School of Life Science and Technology (SLST) and Yale counterparts. Faculty ties include Nobel laureate James Rothman, who is Yale’s Sterling Professor of Cell Biology and also a Distinguished Adjunct Professor at ShanghaiTech. 

After the meeting, the Yale delegation toured the campus, interacting with students and faculty members.