On the morning of April 10, a symposium in commemoration of the 110th anniversary of Lu Shijia's Birth and the 3rd “Beautiful Mechanics” academic seminar was held at Beijing Vision International Cultural Exchange Center.
More than 200 people attended this event, including a number of academic representatives, leaders and guests from relevant units, Lu Shijia's family, friends, and students. This event was presided over by Zhao Gang, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University.
On behalf of all the students and teachers, Party Secretary of Beihang University Cao Shumin delivered an opening speech at the symposium to convey her reverence for Lu Shijia，a famous dynamicist and educator in China, who is also one of the pioneers of China’s modern aerodynamics and one of the main founders of Beihang University. Cao points out that students can learn a lot about our party's history by memorizing this great educator.
Cao Shuming, Party Secretary of Beihang University, delivered a speech
Academician Wei Yueguang, Vice President of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and Tang Zhigong, President of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, spoke as guest representatives respectively, reflecting on Lu Shijia's continuous exploration and dedication in the deeds of China's aviation education.
Wei Yueguang, Vice President of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, made a speech
Tang Zhigong, President of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, made a speech
Zhao Gang, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University, hosted the meeting
Following that, a number of academicians and professors, who were once students of Lu Shijia, made short speeches in succession to memorize the great educator.
On behalf of other family members, Lu Shijia's son Zhang Kecheng shared some interesting stories about his mother, revealing the other side of the great scientist, who is also flesh and blood and amiable like others.
Lu Shijia's son Zhang Kecheng delivered a speech
Lu Shijia's niece Lu Shujun delivered a speech
By recalling the teaching details of Lu Shijia, all participants demonstrated a comprehensive image of the great scientist and educator, who not only spared no efforts in contributing to her country, but also paid great attention to the cultivation of talents.
After the symposium, the 3rd “Beautiful Mechanics” academic seminar was held, on which academician Xiang Jinwu and Lu Shijia’s son Zhang Kecheng unveiled “Lu Shijia Class” together.
Academician Xiang Jinwu (Right) and Lu Shijia’s son Zhang Kecheng (Left) unveiled “Lu Shijia Class”
Bao Rui, Executive Vice President of the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, introduced the goal and cultivation model of “Lu Shijia Class”. She noted that by inheriting and carrying forward the patriotic spirit of Lu Shijia, this class aims to cultivate talents who can make contributions to our country with true talents.
Bao Rui, Executive Vice President of the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, made an introduction on “Lu Shijia Class”
A group photo of the guests
Reported by Wang Qing and Bai Chenyuan
Photographed by Di Bailu and Jin Hui
Reviewed by Lin Guiping
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Wen Peiyu