On the morning of June 6, the inaugural meeting of Tianmushan Laboratory (Laboratory of Aviation in Zhejiang Province) was held at Hangzhou Innovation Institute of Beihang University, located in Yuhang. Liu Xin, Deputy Secretary of Hangzhou Municipal Committee and Mayor of Hangzhou, Gao Yingzhong, Director of Zhejiang Provincial Department of Science and Technology, Liu Ying, member of the Standing Committee of Hangzhou Municipal Committee and Secretary of Yuhang District Committee, and Xu Huibin, President of Beihang University attended the conference and delivered speeches. Fang Jiancheng, Director of the Academic Committee of Beihang University, Gong Shengkai from the School of Materials Science and Engineering of Beihang University, Xiang Jinwu from the School of Aeronautical Science and Engineering of Beihang University, Li Ling, Director of the Management Committee of Hangzhou City West Science and Technology Innovation Corridor and other heads of relevant departments of Beihang Hangzhou Innovation Institute (Yuhang) and Beihang University, attended the meeting. The conference was hosted by Tao Zhi, Vice President of Beihang University.
In recent years, Beihang has always taken “serving the country” as its highest pursuit, and has striven to combining science and technology, talent and innovation. It aims at creating a top innovation platform and first-class scientific research team. The establishment of Tianmushan Laboratory is another important achievement of the cooperation between Beihang and Zhejiang Provincial People’s Government, and is the further expansion and deepening of the Strategic Cooperation Agreement between Zhejiang Provincial People’s Government and Beihang University signed in June 2016.
It is reported that Tianmushan Laboratory will explore the frontier scientific theories and develop new technologies in the field of aviation, under the support of Sino-French Aviation University (in preparation) and Beihang University. It will carry out cutting-edge research and applied basic research in four major directions: intelligent design of green supersonic civil aircraft, integrated design of green civil aircraft engines, high-performance aviation materials and advanced manufacturing, intelligent flight management and efficient airborne energy synthesis. Focusing on core technologies, the laboratory will breed original innovation accomplishments and strive to be a global leader in the aviation field.
Reported by Wang Qing and Xie Yuqian
Reviewed by Taoyong
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Song Ziyun