Beijing Institute of Technology

Professor Gabrynowicz visiting BIT in 2008

Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) was founded in 1940. BIT is a national key university, an open, international and research-oriented university of science, engineering and humanities with science and engineering as the focus.

The Center has welcomed two Visiting Scholars from BIT, Li Shouping (2009 - 2010) and Wang Guoyu (2011).

In 2010, the Center hosted the first US - China Student Space Law Research Symposium comprised of top students from the BIT School of Law, the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) School of Law and the National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law. In 2011 BIT and HIT will hosted the second US - China Student Space Law Research Symposium and three NCRSASL students travelled with Prof. Gabrynowicz to attend.

The Center was awarded the US - China Legal Cooperation Fund to teach U.S. space law at the Beijing Institute of Technology and Harbin Institute of Technology in 2009. The Fund was established by members of the US-China Business Council (USCBC) after the presidents of the United States and the People's Republic of China in October 1997 and June 1998, made a commitment to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of law.

Other notable events that BIT have held that the Center has been involved in are the 2008 Annual Conference of China Institute of Space Law and the 2007 and 2008 BIT Lecture Series.