On June 28th, the appointment ceremony of Prof. M. Jamal Deen as an honorary professor at Beihang University was held at the New Main Building.
Prof. M. Jamal Deen is a Distinguished Professor at McMaster University, Senior Research Chair Professor in Canada, Director of the Micro- and Nano-Systems Laboratory, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) and the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), as well as a winner of the Canadian Medal. He served as President of the Academy of Science of the Royal Society of Canada from 2015 to 2017. Prof. Deen’s main research areas include nanoelectronics, opto-electronics, nanotechnology, data analysis, and their application in medical health and environmental science.
At the ceremony, Dean of School of Automation Lv Jinhu delivered his speech and issued the letter of appointment for Beihang’s honorary professor to Prof. Jamal Deen. Director of the Academic Committee Zhao Qinping sent his congratulatory message to Prof. Deen. Prof. Deen expressed his gratitude for this honor and hoped to cooperate deeper with Beihang in the future. Li Yang, Vice Dean of School of Automation, presided over the ceremony.
Prof. Deen and his team composed of internationally renowned experts in areas such as information technology, loT, WIT120, cloud computing and artificial intelligence started cooperating with Prof. Zhang Lin’s team, School of Automation, on medical data cloud platform in 2015. Prof. Deen is also a part-time Chief Scientist of the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Big Data-Based Precision Medicine of Beihang University. Their collaboration will help promote Beihang’s research and application in such fields as wise and precise medical treatment and improve Beihang’s international influence in these areas.
Following the ceremony, Prof. Deed delivered a lecture entitled “Smart Sensors and loT-Research, Trends and Opportunities”. The lecture introduced the application of intelligent sensing and Internet of Things technology in the area of health and medical treatment, as well as the opportunities and challenges they face. More than forty teachers and students from different schools listened to the lecture.
Reporter: Yuan Yang
Editor: Chao Song
Translator: Sophie Peng