United States Ambassador visits FER

United States Ambassador, His Excellency W. Robert Kohorst, visited FER on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 in the company of United States Embassy Cultural Attaché Laura Djuragic. The visit was organised by the head of the alumni community at Dean’s invitation. The Ambassador used the opportunity to talk with the Dean and Vice-Deans about the research and teaching activities at FER, as well as the successful implementation of international projects. After that, Mr Kohorst visited the Laboratory for Renewable Energy Systems (LARES), projects FERSAT and ACROSS, Laboratory of the Department of Energy and Power Systems, Laboratory for Underwater Systems and Technologies (LAPOST) and FER Career Center, where he met the heads of laboratories and projects, who presented the activities and results of their research groups. Ambassador Kohorst showed special interest in the topics of entrepreneurship and technology transfer, outlining the possibilities of future co-operation regarding the development of student and employee competencies in these areas.

Author: Marko Tucaković
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