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The 14th Beihang University Vision Forum for International Young Scholars Convened
Release time:June 28, 2023 / Lu Meili

From June 17 to 20, 2023, Beihang University held the 14th Vision Forum for International Young Scholars. This year’s forum attracted more than 80 young scholars from MIT, Oxford, Cambridge, Stanford, Yale and other top universities in the world to participate on site, and more than 400 young scholars were invited to attend the conference online.

The opening ceremony and the main forum were held on the morning of June 18 at the Vision International Cultural Exchange Center in Shahe Campus. Beihang Vice President Lyu Weifeng, and the heads of relevant departments including the Graduate School, the Institute of Science and Technology, the Department of Human Resources, the Department of Planning and Finance, and the heads of various colleges and institutes participated in the event. Tao Fei, Executive Vice President of the International Research Institute for Multidisciplinary Science and Deputy Director of the Office of Talent Work, presided over the opening ceremony and the main forum.

Lyu Weifeng reviewed the achievements of Beihang over the past 70 years in cultivating first-class talent and building pillars of a great power, in the light of the major deployment policies regarding education, science and technology, and talent in the report of the 20th National Party Congress. He introduced the development of Beihang in recent years in the fields of discipline construction, scientific and technological innovation, platform construction, talent introduction and cultivation, and detailed the new platform, new policies, new guarantees and new initiatives of the university’s talent work. He pointed out that the constant stream of overseas scholars returning to China to join the university is an important resource for the vigorous development of Beihang in multiple periods. At present, the progress of the country and the “double first-class” construction of the university have met important strategic opportunities, and Beihang will always adhere to the concept that “talent is the first resource” , strive to attract first-class talent, and accelerate the construction of a world-class university with Chinese characteristics. Beihang sincerely invites young scholars from home and abroad to join the university and make a career.

Wu Jianghao, Vice President of Graduate School and Director of Graduate Training Division, read out the list of winners of the best presentations of the 13th Vision Forum and encouraged the winners to make more and greater contributions in their respective fields, and also looked forward to meeting with all the young scholars in Beihang and working together for the innovative development of the national aerospace industry.

At the main forum, Hong Guanxin, President of the Sino-French Aviation Institute, Tao Fei, Executive Vice President of the International Research Institute for Multidisciplinary Science, Pan Chong, Dean of the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, gave their reports respectively. They introduced talent-related policies and expressed their expectations of meeting with young scholars at Beihang to grasp the pulse of the times and make innovative breakthroughs. Pan Caofeng from the Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems CAS, gave a presentation entitled “Low-dimensional semiconductor material devices and robotic haptic construction”, which introduced in detail the research progress and key scientific issues in related fields and played a crucial part in guiding young scholars to carry out scientific research.

During the discussion session, Prof. Wu Jianghao, Prof. Tian Daxin, Prof. Wu Ruilin and Prof. Xu Mai presented the university’s support system and policies in discipline construction, research platform building, and human resources introduction, shared their valuable experience and insights on employment choice and personal development, and answered questions from the participants.

The 14th Vision Forum has set up 27 sub-forums in various disciplines, which will be held by each school/institute from June 18, 2023 to early July 2023.

Since it was first held in 2016, the Beihang Vision Forum for International Young Scholars has become an important window and platform for overseas talent introduction, and a shining advertising card for the university to tell its story and publicize itself to the outside world. It has been successfully held for 14 sessions so far, and more than 4,000 young scholars from many world-class universities have been invited to attend, among which more than 240 young scholars have become part of the Beihang talent team, and more than 80 have been selected for the National Overseas High-Level Talent Introduction Programme.

Reported by Yang Mu and Zhang Xiaolei

Reviewed by Zhang Yi

Edited by Jia Aiping

Translated by Lu Meili

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