The fifth Beijing Overseas Chinese “Jinghua Award” ceremony was held in Beijing recently. Professor Guo Lei from Beihang University was granted the award together with eight other recipients.
Initiated by the Beijing Municipal Party Committee and the Beijing Municipal government in March 2013, the Beijing Overseas Chinese “Jinghua Award” is awarded once every two years to no more than 10 recipients. As the highest award for overseas Chinese, returned overseas Chinese and their families, as well as Hong Kong and Macao compatriots, it aims at recognizing and rewarding those who love the motherland, are committed to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, and have made outstanding contributions to the international cooperation and exchanges and the construction of Beijing as a world-class city with Chinese characteristics. Academician Li Chunxuan of our university won the fourth Beijing Overseas Chinese “Jinghua Award”.
Guo Lei, nonpartisan and returned overseas Chinese, deputy to the 14th National People's Congress, is a professor and Ph.D. supervisor in the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering of Beihang University. He also serves as vice director of the National Key Laboratory of Science and Technology on Aircraft Control. He is among the Outstanding Mid-Aged Experts, recipients of special government subsidies issued by the State Council, leading talents in science and technology in Beijing, professionals with outstanding contributions in Beijing, and advanced individuals of returned overseas Chinese and their families. He has won multiple provincial and ministerial awards as the first completion person, including the second prize of National Award for Natural Sciences, the second prize of National Award for Technological Invention, the first prize of Natural Science by the Ministry of Education, the first prize of National Defense Technological Invention, the first prize of Technological Invention by the Ministry of Education, the National Innovation Award and Yang Jiachi Science and Technology Award. He was a deputy to the 14th and 15th Beijing Municipal People's Congress.
Written by: Chen Ji, Liu Haoran, Wang Yueqi
Reviewed by: Pan Yaopeng
Edited by: Jia Aiping
Translated by: Zhang Anqi