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Beihang Artificial Intelligence Research Institute Inaugurated
Release time:January 17, 2020 / Xiong Ting

Recently, the inauguration ceremony of Beihang Artificial Intelligence Research Institute was held at the No.2 Conference Hall of New Main Building, Beihang University. Beihang Party Committee Secretary Cao Shumin, President Xu Huibin, Executive Vice President Fang Jiancheng, Deputy Party Secretary and Discipline Inspection Commission Secretary He Xinzhou, Vice Presidents Tao Zhi, Liu Shuchun and Huang Haijun, Deputy Party Secretary Zhao Gang, and Academician Zheng Zhiming, who is also the director of Beihang Artificial Intelligence Research Institute, were present. Other representatives included staff members and students from different schools and departments. The event was hosted by Fang Jiancheng.

The ceremony

Cao Shumin delivered a speech at the ceremony. In her speech, she gave a brief introduction on the artificial intelligence (AI) of the time and relevant national strategies on the topic. She also reviewed Beihang's research achievements and talent cultivation in the field of AI. She hoped that the institute can follow the principle of "supporting the aerospace industry of the country and taking the lead in the information technology revolution" and make full use of Beihang's resources to cultivate top-notch talents and contribute to the national development.

Cao Shumin addressed the audience at the ceremony

President Xu awarded the certificate of employment to Zheng Zhiming

Zheng Zhiming made a speech in which he introduced the development plan and prospect of the institute and expressed his gratefulness for all the supports received for the founding of the institute.

Zheng Zhiming made the speech

Cao Shumin, Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang, Xu Huibin, President of Beihang, Zheng Zhiming, Director of Beihang Artificial Intelligence Research Institute and Jin Rong, Secretary of the Party Committee of the School of Astronautics unveiled the nameplate of the institute together

Reported by Liu Yuyin

Photographed by Di Bailu

Edited by Jia Aiping

Reviewed by Jin Rong

Translated by Xiong Ting

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