The Tsinghua University Graduate School at Shenzhen and the University of California at Berkeley have announced the founding of a new research institute in Shenzhen. The institute will be focused on developing solutions to social needs and global challenges in three areas: nanotechnology and nanomedicine, low-carbon and new energy technologies, and data science and the next-generation Internet. The institute is set to open to doctoral students in early 2015 and master’s students in 2016.

The institute will be staffed by faculty from the two universities as well as recruiting leading researchers in innovative, cutting-edge research projects which give students an opportunity to take part. The institute will support the further integration of the two universities’ activities and provide students with increased opportunities to participate in new research.

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