Beijing, 26th September 2018 (BISTU)— The Second Science and Technology Innovation Festival of BISTU welcomes its opening ceremony on Xiaoying Campus on 26th September, 2018. Prof. You Zheng, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and Vice President of Tsinghua University, attends the ceremony and delivers an academic report on science and technology innovation and smart technology. You Zheng, Secretary General Wang Chuanliang of CPC BISTU Committee and President Wang Yongsheng jointly announce opening of the second science and technology innovation festival. The Ceremony is also attended by Vice President Chen Gang, members of organizing committee, deans of schools, and representatives of faculties and students and is hosted by Vice President Xu Baojie.
On behalf of BISTU, Wang Yongsheng extends most sincere thanks to Academician You Zheng for attending the ceremony and delivering a great academic report and sends warm greetings and best wishes to faculties who have long been contributing to cultivation of students’ competence in science and technology innovation and to students who actively participate in science and technology innovation activities. Based on the spirit of national conference on education and the spirit of BISTU conference on science and technology, Wang Yongsheng offers an introduction to BISTU’s strategic planning and thinking in respect of construction of a high level university with distinct feature in information technology with leadership of CPC BISTU Committee. It centers around national strategy of innovation and guided by construction of five environments. Meanwhile, he also talks about the achievements that BISTU has made in upholding the fundamental principle of talent cultivation with focus on morality education, strengthening quality of education, optimizing system of talent cultivation, and enhancing quality of talents. Wang Yongsheng says that it is an eternal topic for BISTU to constantly improve quality of talents. Science and technology innovation festival is more than just campus cultural activities. It is an important move in talent cultivation. It is expected that in the coming few months more and more students will get involved in science and technology innovation activities and enhance their innovative thinking and competence in practice.
Chen Gang offers a review of the first science and technology innovation festival and an introduction to the second festival. It will last three months till mid-December. The activities include both activities on university level and those on school level in four major sections, i.e., exhibition of science and technology innovation achievements, forums and symposiums, science and technology competition, and innovation and entrepreneurship. A series of activities, including exhibition of achievements of innovation, display of key labs, forum for academicians, competitions, etc., will be arranged for all faculties and students of BISTU.
On the opening ceremony, He Mengjia, a member of brainwave-wheelchair team of School of Automation, talks about perspiration and harvest of the team in learning and practice. He expresses that college life is the best time of our life and a golden period of learning. The students, He says, will cherish sound conditions created by BISTU, actively participate in innovation, practice diligently, and level no regrets for their youth.
Hosted by Chen Gang, Academician You Zheng’s Science and Technology Innovation and Smart Technology is presented to all students. It starts from made in China and science and technology innovation, smart technology and smart-microsystem, and relating researches at Tsinghua University. Then he offers an in-depth analysis on status quo of manufacturing industry in China, current problems, application of smart technology and microsystem, and development prospect of smart technology. It is very well received by students.
The first BISTU Science and Technology Festival is successfully held during the period from September to December 2017, which attracts more than 10,000 person/time BISTU students, exhibits 1,358 science and technology achievements including 350 made by faculties, 357 made by postgraduate students, and 651 made by undergraduate students. It has played an active role in enhancing students’ science literacy, building a campus culture of “loving science, active exploration, and bold in innovation”, helping construction of five environments, and promoting development of BISTU the 13th Five-year Plan.