On May 20, the 11th Capital “Challenge Cup” College Students’ Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Works Competition came to an end. A number of prizes went to Beihang University, including 15 special prizes, 17 first prizes, 21 second prizes, and 35 third prizes. With 8 special prizes, 4 first prizes, and 3 second prizes nabbed in the Main Event, Beihang University was honored with the Capital Challenge Cup, the highest honor of this competition.
Beihang’s total team score and number of special awards ranked first among all the participating universities, and the university has set a record in its total team score. Beihang has topped the high-level competition for three years in a roll, following the 2019 Capital “Challenge Cup” College Students’ Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Works Competition and the 2020 Capital “Challenge Cup” College Student Entrepreneurship Plan Competition.
On the morning of May 20, the “Challenge Cup” excellent works exhibition was held in the gymnasium of Beijing University of Science and Technology. Zhang Yankun, Deputy Secretary of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee, Li Junhui, Secretary of the Beijing Municipal Committee of the Communist Youth League, and Yu Jun, Party Secretary of Haidian District, visited Beihang’s booth and listened to reports on relevant projects, and fully affirmed the novelty and training mechanism of students’ science and technology projects.
The competition was sponsored by Beijing Municipal Committee of the Communist Youth League, Beijing Municipal Education Commission, Beijing Association for Science and Technology, and Beijing Students' Federation, and was held by Beijing University of Science and Technology. It aims to guide students to focus on solving key problems and developing core technologies, and encourage them to cultivate a scientific spirit and attitude so as to better participate in innovation-driven development strategy.
Beihang will select 6 works from the winning entries to participate in the finals of the 17th “Challenge Cup” National College Students Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Works Competition to be held in Sichuan University in November.
Reported by Jia Huanting
Photographed by Tang Zewen
Reviewed by Zhuang Yan
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Wen Peiyu