Students will visit the world’s most important industrial manufacturing center, as well as high-tech research and development center in Beijing and Shanghai, two industrial metropolitan areas. Field trips will be conducted through major universities in the area including tours of engineering labs and manufacturing sites.


  • 05/17/2020 to 05/29/2020


  • International air
  • Ground transportation
  • Transportation from Beijing to Shanghai via Train
  • 11 Nights Hotel
  • 11 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners
  • Guide(s)
  • Admission fees
  • Country Guidebook and Pre-travel Documents
  • Embedded Medical Insurance
  • 24/7 Emergency Support

Continuing Education Fee

$350 for Non-Degree Students: This fee will include a Shepherd one credit Continuing Education course and travel insurance for non-degree students and community members.   For additional program questions, please contact: Yin Star, Study Abroad Coordinator,

Meet the Faculty

Reza Mirdamadi

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Engineering
Professor Mirdamadi chairs the CME Department and teaches courses in engineering and robotics.