On the afternoon of July 8th, the opening ceremony of the 5th Beihang International Summer School for undergraduates was held at the Acedemic Exchange Hall of Xueyuanlu Campus. Beihang Vice President Huang Haijun and related leaders from Office of Academic Affairs, Department of Student Affairs, International Division, Youth League Committee, School of Beijing, etc., attended the ceremony. As all leaders pressed the ball together, the summer school was officially launched.
Vice President Huang Haijun gave an overall introduction to the international summer school. He noted that started in 2014, the summer school, devoted to providing high-quality courses to students from all over the world, had achieved great success in the past four years. With dedicated teaching team, diligent and intelligent students, excellent science and engineering education tradition and good innovation performance, the school has strived to achieve the goal of inspiring scientific innovation, promoting cultural exchange and building friendship between students at home and abroad. He extended his sincere wishes for the success of 2018 Undergraduate International Summer School.
International student representative Hinchey Elizabeth from University of Wollongong, Chinese student representative Yin Zhuoli from School of Electronic and Information Engineering of Beihang University, volunteer representative Song Xinwei form School of Beijing of Beihang Univeristy, and teacher representative Huang Qin from School of Electronic and Information Engineering delivered their speeches, respectively. They hoped to study and make friends with students from different majors and cultural backgrounds, and expressed their expectations for the summer school.
The 2018 Beihang Undergraduate International Summer School, spanning from July 9th to August 3rd, invited teachers from all over the world and developed 80 courses including electromagnetics, dynamic systems & control, spintronics, code mining, China's cultural landscape and artistic heritage, Chinese teaching, etc. It covered more than 200 students from over 60 countries and regions. The international summer school provides an effective platform for professors and students at home and abroad to exchange ideas, and plays an active role in promoting Beihang's international reputation.
Reported by Qiao Jiao
Edited by Song Chao
Translated by Lyu Xingyun