- About GIX
Global Innovation Exchange Institute, or GIX, is a multi-culture and open education-research platform co-created by two of the world's leading research universities: Tsinghua University and the University of Washington. GIX locates on Seattle, Washington, U.S., dedicating itself to the cultivation of leaders with global vision and innovation sprits, exploring a series of global challenges such as smart hardware, medical health, smart education, and clean energy.
GIX is Tsinghua's first physical presence and first international cooperative education and research platform overseas, also known as the ‘Overseas Tsinghua Campus’. It is a milestone in the internationalization of higher education in China, and has gained support from the state leaders. On September 23rd of 2015, President XI Jinping presented a dawn redwood to GIX campus during his visit to Seattle. Dawn redwood is a tree native to China, representing President XI's blessing to GIX for its future success.
Bringing together top learners, teachers, technology talents, industrial leaders and entrepreneurs from across the fields, GIX will power innovation through an ambitious new international education model that is project-based, carry out a comprehensive teaching and research in the field of interdisciplinary integration and innovation, cultivate talents for the world economic development and research innovation.
Global Challenges: Tackle the real world challenges in AIoT, intelligent hardware, healthcare, smart education and clean energy etc.
Interdisciplinary and Project-based learning: Unite students with faculty, industry leaders and entrepreneurs from a variety of disciplines.
Resource integration: Collaborate and innovate with the top universities and leading companies both in China and around the world.
Innovation Ecosystem: Strengthen ties between neighbors across the Pacific, and among global innovators.
B430-1, Lee Shau Kee Science and Technology Building, Tsinghua University
Beijing 100084, China
Steve Ballmer Building 12280 NE District Way Bellevue, WA 98005