Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Economist and entrepreneur Lawrence Tian says the latest crop of graduates from Duke Kunshan’s master’s programs have unlimited potential and possibilities to pioneer efforts to tackle global challenges.

University leaders and senior government officials in the ancient water town have agreed to collaborate to create an off-campus space for teaching, research and service practicum for students and faculty.

Pollution-themed shorts ‘Beryl’s One Week’ and ‘Homeland’ claimed top prizes at Duke Kunshan’s first Water Towns Environmental Film and Arts Festival, which drew to a close in the ancient Jinxi water town.

ECE professors Kishor Trivedi and Krishnendu Chakrabarty from the Institute of Applied Physical Sciences and Engineering have made the latest Guide2Research rankings, reflecting their achievements and global influence.

The university’s first Water Towns Environmental Film and Arts Festival opened on Thursday with a red carpet reception attended by leading names in conservation and wildlife protection, and talks by international experts in “eco-cinema” and “smog art.”