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Chinese university anticipates metaverse major, names department after metaverse

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Nanjing College of Information Science & Technology has renamed its 25-year-old Information Engineering Department as the Metaverse Engineering Department. The college says it’s happening first time in China that some institution is offering a metaverse major.

Minus any additional insights concerning the educational program, Pan Zhigeng, dean of the School of Artificial Intelligence, to which the metaverse division has a place. he said it plans to combine training masters, doctoral students, and postdoctoral peers fully focused on the metaverse with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in the upcoming era of technology.

The metaverse is generally considered a set of skills related to interaction with virtual spaces. among those cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are well-thought-out virtual possessions that will be functional to the metaverse. Metaverse research institutions started to pop up in China in 2022. In August, Tencent, Huawei, and Epic Games initiated a research organization for metaverse and virtual reality connections with multiple Chinese universities. In April, Renmin University of China organized the Metaverse Research Center. The local governments in Shangai and Beijing have amalgamated the metaverse in local buildout plans to hype up the investment and economy.