With the aim of developing Beihang University as a world-class university rooted in China, the 5th Beihang University Vision Forum for International Young Scholars was held at the Vision International Cultural Exchange Center on November 22 and 23.
The forum was hosted by Beihang University and co-organized by Human Resource Department and International Research Institute for Multidisciplinary Science of Beihang University.
Over 100 young scholars attended the forum from such top universities as Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale University, Cambridge University, Oxford University, National University of Singapore, University of Technology Sydney, University of Tokyo, and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
At the forum
The opening ceremony of the forum was hosted by Wang Yunpeng, Vice President of Beihang University. Deputy Party Secretary Cheng Jiwei delivered a speech on behalf of Beihang in which he expressed his congratulations to the successful opening of the forum and his warm welcome to the young talents. He said it has been a tradition in Beihang for famous scholars to devote themselves to the field of aeronautics and astronautics, which has been passed on from generation to generation for over 60 years, contributing to the prosperity of the nation. It is always looking for more talents to join the university.
Deputy Party Secretary Cheng Jiwei delivering a speech
Vice President Fang Jiancheng issued certificates for the scholars who gave reports at the forum, hoping that the their exchange at the forum will unleash innovative power and lead to more achievements in the future.
Later, Vice President Fang made a report on the development of higher education of New China and the changes of Beihang University since its establishment. Catering for the strategic demands of the nation, Beihang University has developed a mode of scientific and technological innovation with its own characteristics. He also extended warm welcome to the young talents worldwide.
Vice President Fang Jiancheng delivering his speech
Professor Shi Chuang give a report on the high-accuracy positioning of Beidou and its applications; Professor Sun Yanming on organic photoelectric functional materials and devices, and Professor Chang Lingqian on single cell gene therapy and analysis on nano-electroporation chip.
During the two-day forum, various schools of Beihang University held all kinds of communication activities to introduce their academic performances and development plans.
Reported by Shi Jingxia and Li Zhen
Photographed by Li Laiquan
Reviewed by Zhuang Yan
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Li Siying