Prof. Biliana Cicin-Sain serving in International Advisory Committee in COMI

Prof. Biliana Cicin-Sain attended the Xiamen World Ocean Week (WOW 2008) conference held on November 7-13, 2008 in China, and she gave a talk on “Advancing the Global Oceans Agenda to 2016” at the Chief forum of WOW. Prof. Sain then was invited to attend the International Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting in Coastal and Ocean Management Institute / Xiamen University (COMI), and she is now serving as a member of IAC for COMI.

As a research organization of Xiamen University established in Oct. 2005, COMI is dedicated to initiate research and higher education on ocean and coastal sustainable development science,with the support of relevant international organizations and Xiamen Municipality.

University of Delaware, Xiamen University, Initiate Relationship

Building on the relationship of College of Marine and Earth Studies (CMES) faculty, the University of Delaware has signed a collaborative agreement with China’s Xiamen University (XMU). The agreement — which will involve teaching, research, and faculty and student exchanges — will support CMES’ existing collaborations with XMU and open the door for new ones.