Wang Huaming, a professor of the School of Materials Science and Engineering and a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, was honored with the Outstanding Teacher Award at the 2nd Award Ceremony for Master Teacher Award, Outstanding Teacher Award, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award on the morning of November 20.
Academician Wang Huaming is the Director of the National Engineering Laboratory of Additive Manufacturing for Large Metallic Components and National Defense Science, Technology and Industry Research and Application Center of Laser Additive Manufacturing. He has won a number of honors, such as a first prize of the State Technological Invention Award, the title of Outstanding Talent in Defense Science, Technology and Industry, National May Day Labor Medal, the first prize of the gold medal for Devotion to the Aviation Industry of China, the Ho Leung Ho Lee Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress, the title of Beijing Distinguished University Teacher and so on.
The expert selection committee spoke highly of Academician Wang's contributions in his teaching and research career. With a strong sense of responsibility and mission, he has over 30 years of teaching experience in classroom and laboratories, and also worked as an undergraduate class advisor for many years. He devoted himself to the fundamental task of developing virtues and cultivating people. After he was elected Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, he continues to give lessons to undergraduates, paying great attention to the basics that they need to master. Additive Manufacturing, a course taught by him, was rated as a national quality open video course. He also received the title of Beijing Educational Innovation Model and was praised by his students as their “most-loved teacher”.
As a researcher, Academician Wang made a breakthrough in the technology of additive manufacturing for large high-performance key metallic components, which met the requirements of national critical equipment. He also built a hard-working and confident innovation team featuring devotion and tenacity as well as indifference to fate and fortune. His team, with the young people of the post-80s generation as the backbone, was selected as a member of several national programs.
The ceremony was held at the South China University of Technology and attended by Lin Huiqing, Chair of the Medical Education Expert Committee of the Ministry of Education and former Vice Minister of Education, Wu Yan, Head of the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education, etc. Cheng Bo, Vice Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University, was also present.
Supported by the Ministry of Education, the Outstanding Teacher Award was established by China Teacher Development Foundation and Chen Yidan Foundation. Currently, its prize money is the highest in the field of higher education. The award is designed to commend influential university teachers who contribute greatly to the training of capable people, have rich teaching experience, and develop in their students the capabilities and skills most needed in China's strategic plans. Its awardees are recommended by experts in the field of higher education. This year there were nine winners of the Outstanding Teacher Award, ten winners of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award, and one winner of the Master Teacher Award.
Reported by the Publicity Department of the Party Committee
Reviewed by Li Jianwei
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Li Mingzhu