Shanghai, China. Photo: Colourbox

NTNU Alumni China

NTNU Alumni China

NTNU Alumni China is a network for all our former students who are living in China.

It is a social and academic meeting place – a shared arena where you can become involved as an NTNU person.

The ambition is to have a large and active network where a strong NTNU identity means that members are good ambassadors and partners for their alma mater. Members should be a resource for NTNU and for each other. The network aims to link NTNU with business and society in China to enhance cooperation and contribute to developing more knowledge for a better world.

NTNU Alumni China arranges a variety of activities during the year, both social and professional. It is an outstanding arena for keeping in touch with NTNU. You will get many opportunities for updates in your field as well as networking and teamwork.

Sign up and get involved together with your NTNU Alumni fellows!

Upcoming events

Upcoming events

NTNU Alumni China will host 2nd webinar of offshore wind on 13.30-15.00 21st April 2021. Three experts  from Norway and  China will present the introductory of offshore wind. If you are interested in joining this event please contact

Photo of webinar programme

Recent activities

Recent activities

Photo of Zoom meeting

Summary of 2nd Offshore Wind Webinar

The second offshore wind technology webinar organized by NTNU Alumni China was held on 21st April 2021. There were in total 75 participants (alumni and visitors) from China and Norway joined the Webinar. Dr. Yu WANG, Secretary of NTNU Alumni China, chaired the webinar. The webinar was started with a presentation from Prof. Zhen GAO from the Dept. of Marine Technology in NTNU. He presented an excellent technical introduction of bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind turbines. Prof. Xiangyuan ZHENG from the Institute for Ocean Engineering in Tsinghua University gave the second presentation. He summarized the status of offshore wind industry in China, including latest national policies, ongoing major projects, technology developments and challenges. The third speaker is Dr. Haibo CHEN from Phoenix Risk Management Co. Ltd. He presented typical risks involved in offshore wind farm projects and principles of risk management. The presentations were well received, and participants were active in the webinar. The Q&A session lasted for one hour after the three presentations. This webinar connected NTNU alumni who are working or interested in the offshore wind industry, and shared valuable knowledge for a better world.



Photo of participants at the webinar

NTNU alumni China had their first webinar series of offshore wind o 10th March and a short description is following:

The first offshore wind webinar organized by NTNU Alumni China was held on 10 March 2021. There were in total 50 participants from China and Norway joined the Webinar. Dr. Yu Wang, Secretary of NTNU Alumni China, chaired the webinar. He started the Webinar by presenting the goals and principles of this offshore wind technical group, with an aim to increase the knowledge exchange and the potential research and educational cooperation between the alumni in China and NTNU, and an overview of the registered members (84 people in total then) and their common interests. Prof. Zhen Gao presented the offshore wind group in the Dept. of Marine Technology in NTNU with an excellent overview of the past and recent research works. He also provided lots of useful information sources related to the offshore wind technologies, policies and practices. The webinar included a self-introduction session by each participant. This session helped participants to get to know each other and to find other alumni with common interest. Attached are two screen shots of participants at the end of the webinar. We received many positive feedbacks afterwards. We will keep the momentum and thoroughly prepare the 2nd webinar in April.



During the critical moment of the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway, in middle of March 2020, NTNU Alumni China organized a donation of PPEs to the Faculty of Medical and Health Science and St. Olavs Hospital from China including 21,000 face masks.

According to the thank you note from the MH faculty, all the donated PPEs were received and a part of the PPEs have been used at the frontline of battling COVID-19 at St. Olavs Hospital.

Pre-departure in Shanghai 13 July 2019 Foto: Pushi/NTNU

NTNU Alumni China co-hosted and supported a series of pre-departure seminars in China in 2019. Pre-departure seminars has become important information meetings and experience sharing events for the students who are going to study in Norway.

The seminars took place in Shenzhen 29 June, Beijing 8 July and Shanghai 13 July. A total of 120 students attended the meetings.

View more photos from the pre-departure event.

Recent activities

The 2018 Annual Gathering of NTNU Alumni and NorAlumni Photo: Wang Yu/NTNU

The 2018 Annual Gathering of NTNU Alumni and NorAlumni. See more photos from the gathering.

NTNUs former Rector Gunnar Bovim congratulates NTNU Alumni China with the inaguration of the alumni network.

Chapter Board

Chapter Board

Board 1

Ben Zhang. Photo.

Chair: Ben Zhang 

Chairman Shanghai Maritime & Finance Excellence Center (Shanghai)
Master of Science in Marine Structure 2001

Haibo Chen. Photo.

Vice Chair: Haibo Chen 

Principal Consultant, Lloyd’s register (Beijing)
Master of Science in Marine Structure ’01, PhD in Marine Technology 2003

Sicong Liu. Photo

Member: Sicong Liu 

Architect, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects (Shanghai)
Master of Science in Urban Planning 2011

Board 2

Zhao Lihao. Photo

Member: Lihao Zhao 

Associate Professor, Tsingua University (Beijing)
PhD, Energy and process engineering 2012
Postdoc 2012-2016, Department of energy and process engineering, NTNU

Bin Xu. Photo

Member: Bin Xu 

Partner, Shanshan Capital Investment Co. Ltd, (Shanghai area)
Master of Science in Marine Technology 2008

Bin Wang. Photo

Member: Bin Wang 

Chairman & CEO, Ioer Industrial Solutions Limited (Beijing)
Master of Science in Marine Technology 2010

Board 3

Yu Wang. Photo

Secretary to the Board: Yu Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow, NTNU

The Board’s priority tasks

The Board’s priority tasks

  • Serve as NTNU ambassadors and strengthen the university’s international visibility and reputation, particularly in China.
  • Advise on trends and developments outside Norway, and particularly in China, so that NTNU’s curriculum and programmes of study can respond to the changing nature of global practice and changing trends in public and private sectors. 
  • Advise on ways NTNU can enhance its connections with alumni abroad and contribute to the creation of a sustainable, organized and active global NTNU alumni network. 
  • Assist in identifying potential partners and opportunities for NTNU in China – for collaboration on international programmes. 
  • Contribute to strengthening access to international internships for NTNU students in Chinese businesses and organizations. 
  • Co-organize and host a variety of events.