From October 24 to 26, the 4th Student International Olympiad on Mechanism and Machine Science (SIOMMS) was held in Lima, Peru. 13 teams representing 9 countries, including China, America, Spain,Peru, etc., participated in the competition.
Under the guidance of Prof. Guo Weidong and the lecturer Deng Huichao, the Beihang team, whose members include Hu Haoliang, Zhang Jiarui, Zhang Yixuan and Ji Yiming, won the second place in the team competition and the second and the third prizes in the individual competition. Among all theparticipants, the Beihang team nabbed the most medals.
After the competition, many other competitors congratulated the Beihang team on their accomplishments. They exchanged teaching and learning experiences with members of the Beihang team and fully recognized the achievements of mechanics teaching made by Chinese universities.
The reform of the course Theory of Machines and Mechanisms has been carried out in Beihang for decades. It helps the students develop a good theory framework and knowledge system, which is an important precondition for success in the competition.
SIOMMS, organized by the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM), is an important international event held every two years.
Reported by Han Mingyue
Edited by Jia Aiping
Reviewed by Cong Baoqiang
Translated by Xiong Ting