November 29 – December 2, 2016 NNSTU delegation headed by Rector Prof. Sergey Dmitriev visited the People's Republic of China.
On the first day NNSTU representatives visited Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC). The results of joint research were discussed with NPIC authorities. The Parties noted that it is necessary to continue and develop cooperation in the fields of research and training of qualified personnel for nuclear power engineering of China.
On the second day NNSTU delegation visited one of the leaders of the world rating - Sichuan University. The main purpose of their meeting was to discuss preparations for signing documents on establishing Association of universities of Volga Federal District and provinces in China located in upper and middle streams of the Yangtze River. Work on creating Association was assigned to Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University n.a. R.E. Alekseev and Sichuan University. The agreement on cooperation between two universities was signed.