On the morning of 18th June, the ceremony of the guest professor appointment was held in Tongji Zhejiang College. The well-known gemologist from Germany Dr. Lore Kiefert was appointed to be the guest professor for department of Gemology. President Xiaolong Chen awarded letter of appointment, and deputy president Dr. Ziping Huang wore the school badge for the guest professor. The director of Gemology department accepted the donation book from Dr. Lore Kiefert. The guest professor and CEO of GreaterChinafor Asia Institute of Gemological Science Mr. Jiaixing Gao translated both in Chinese and English at this ceremony. All the teachers and students in department of Gemology witnessed this awarding ceremony.
Dr. Lore Kiefert is the previous vice director of SSEF The Swiss Gemological Institute which is world leading jewelry evaluation organization and the director ofAGTAInspectionCenter. Now she is the chief gemologist of Goblin gemology laboratory and the magazine editor of Gems & Gemology. She has a high reputation in the international gemological field.
President Xiaolong Chen expressed his warm welcome to Dr. Lore Kiefert and he thought that Dr. Lore Kiefert’s visit would bring glorious honor toTongji Zhejiang College and make contribution to TZC’s development, and lay the foundation for TZC’s education internationalization as well. Dr. Lore Kiefert said that she was honored to be one member of TZC and she hoped that she could bring more scientific knowledge to the students in the future.
After the awarding ceremony, Dr. Lore Kiefert gave a lecture about the evaluation techniques and optimizing process of emerald to the teachers and students. The students raised a lot of questions after the lecture, and Dr. Lore Kiefert gave good answers to all of them.