Beijing, 13th January, 2020 (BISTU)— Working Group Conference for Approval of Doctoral Programs at BISTU, attended by Secretary General Wang Chuanliang of CPC BISTU Committee, President Wang Yongsheng, and members of the Group Liu Yong, Chen Gang, Yu Shijie, Lu Lei, and Luan Zhongquan and hosted by Yu Shijie, successfully completes on 9th January 2020 on Xiaoying Campus.
In his keynote speech, Wang Chuanliang positively comments that the University has made great progress in application for approval of doctoral programs. He stresses that we shall have high aspirations on application for approval of doctoral programs. Firstly, we shall bring political advantages of approval of doctoral programs into full play, i.e., application in this regard shall serve as one of major drives for BISTU development. Secondly, we shall make over-all planning in a scientific way and be fully confident on the pathway of “building the best university and achieving the best we can”. Thirdly, we shall highlight our features and strengths. All divisions, offices, schools and departments of the University shall work closely together and actively coordinate with each other to make breakthroughs in application for approval of doctoral programs. And fourthly, we shall work hard and perseveringly, strengthen publicity, and make sound preparations for our future.
Wang Yongsheng reviews development of academic discipline construction at BISTU since 2017. He points out that the University has always been giving top priority to academic discipline construction under the grand context of national and Beijing Municipal development. The past years have witnessed great progress made in academic discipline construction. He stresses that application for approval of doctoral degrees shall serve as a precious opportunity for us to further raise the level of our academic disciplinary systems, improve the quality of talent cultivation, enhance reputation of BISTU, and enable us to contribute more to the country and the society.
Executive Vice Dean Wang Xingfen of Postgraduate School delivers a report with regard to application for approval of doctoral programs in respect of annual summary for 2019, phase achievements, and working plan for 2020.
Suggestions and advice on academic discipline integration, team building, quality of postgraduate students’ nurturing, etc., are produced by academic leaders in their respective areas, such as Prof. Zhu Lianqing in Instrumental Science and Technology, Prof. Su Zhong in Control Science and Engineering, Prof. Huang Min in Mechanical Engineering, and Prof. Zhang Jian in Management Science and Engineering.
Seminars are conducted among participants of the Conference on current development, achievements, gaps with other peers in this regard, etc..
The Conference has important implications for future application for approval of doctoral programs. The University will closely follow the latest requirements of central government on academic discipline construction. A mechanism of interconnectivity would be established based on guidance of the University, traction of academic disciplines, and coordination of schools and departments so as to facilitate application for approval of doctoral programs at BISTU.