Huawei In America
For the first time in the U.S., 20 university students have been selected to travel to China with Huawei’s Seeds for the Future program to receive cutting-edge ICT training and gain exposure to Chinese culture and business environment.
About Seeds for the Future
The Huawei Seeds for the Future program offers undergraduate students majoring in STEM fields the opportunity to travel to China for two weeks to learn essential technology skills that will prepare them for a thriving career after they graduate. The program, sponsored by Huawei and the American Councils for International Education, advances STEM education in the U.S., and promotes a greater understanding of the global technology industry through cross-cultural experiences.
Huawei has long supported STEM education around the world through partnerships with educational institutions and various initiatives aimed at improving digital skills: In 2015 alone, Huawei arranged for 77 student groups from over 60 countries to visit China to enhance their technology education. Huawei is pleased to now offer American university students the opportunity to visit China by offering the Seeds for the Future program in the U.S. for the first time this year.
About the U.S. Program
For the inaugural Seeds for the Future U.S. program (July 29 – August 12, 2016), 20 students from American universities will have the opportunity to:
- Visit Huawei’s laboratories, where they will interact with Huawei staff and witness live demonstrations of advanced communications technologies, such as 5G, LTE, and cloud computing.,
- Experience Chinese culture and language by taking Chinese classes and visiting major tourist attractions such as the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City.
The students who will take part in the program’s inaugural year come from diverse backgrounds and a wide range of academic institutions including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Washington, University of Alabama, Pennsylvania State University, University of Kansas, University of Nebraska-Omaha, and Stanford University.
About Our Students
Bettina ArkhurstMechanical EngineeringMITAlexa BreelandComputer Science/Applied MathematicsUniversity of South CarolinaKatherine ChunMechanical EngineeringUniversity of WashingtonGeorge DavisComputer EngineeringUniversity of KansasAlison FarrarMathematicsUniversity of AlabamaJason HamaInformaticsUniversity of WashingtonEduardo Hermosillo GuzmanChemical Engineering/MathematicsUniversity of Rhode IslandEugene HsuBioengineeringUniversity of WashingtonCaleb KitchenSecurity and Risk Analysis/ChinesePennsylvania State UniversityDavid Lorenzo LopezManagement Science/EngineeringStanford UniversityEmi LutzBioengineeringUniversity of WashingtonJulia MirabellaInformation TechnologyGeorge Mason UniversityNathan NihiserElectro-Mechanical Engineering TechnologyPennsylvania State UniversityCraig OlsonComputer ScienceUniversity of Nebraska-OmahaJoseph VincentAerospace EngineeringUniversity of KansasClayton WagenhalsMechanical EngineeringUniversity of AlabamaBethany WangMechanical EngineeringCarnegie Mellon University
Please reference the Huawei Seeds for the Future press release here for additional information regarding this year’s program.
For questions regarding Seeds for the Future, please contact:
Director, Corporate Communications, Huawei USA
Mobile: (240) 472-1724