Beijing, 28th October, 2020 (BISTU)— The golden October welcomes a rewarding season and the grand opening ceremony of the Fourth Festival of Science & Technology Innovation themed on “Integration of Science and Technology into Ideal, Innovation Leading to Smart Life”. The ceremony is attended by Deputy Secretary Zhou Zhicheng of CCP BISTU Committee and Vice President Yu Shijie and hosted by Vice President Zhang Lin. Spectators of the Ceremony also include members of organizing committee of the Festival, deans of schools, and representatives of faculties and students.
On behalf of the University, Yu Shijie sends warm congratulations to the Festival. He emphasizes that a new round of science and technology revolution and industrial reform in current times has shown us that science and technology is changing our life in all aspects. The capacity in science and technology innovation has become major representation of national strength. The University has been attached great importance to cultivation of the spirit and competence of science and technology innovation and has laid solid foundation in this regard. Great potential is to be developed. It is hoped that faculties, staff and students work together to build a platform of exchange for science and technology innovation so as to promote integration of humanistic spirit and scientific spirit.
Faculty representative Wang Yang--- School of Automation--- and student representative Xing Jiandong--- School of Electromechanical Engineering--- respectively share their discussions and comments on talent cultivation and science & technology innovation.
Zhou Zhicheng announces the opening of the Fourth BISTU Festival of Science & Technology Innovation
Xu Yunyou, a BISTU student graduated in 2020 accepts the invitation for interview after the opening ceremony. He talks about the experience of producing video clips such as the very popular one “Why can’t we go back to school now”. As a talented student of inventions, Xu Yunyou also talks about his experience of participating in and making inventions in science and technology.
The afternoon of the day sees an important event of the Festival: Innovation talents among freshmen at School of Information and Communication Engineering. The event is themed on “loving the nation, loving BISTU and loving families”. It is aimed at designing innovative apps, based on smart hardware and technologies like mini programs of WeChat, mobile cloud platform, internet of things, etc., for scenarios like smart medical care, smart house and smart life.
Students comment that the opening ceremony and interview with Xu Yunyou have greatly inspired them and motivated their passion in participating in science and technology innovation. Now it is the time to rethink and re- plan the coming years of college life.
The Festival covers a wide range of audiences such as undergraduates, postgraduates, faculties, staff and international students. It is composed of various events such as display of works in science and technology innovation, competitions, seminars, and entrepreneurial practices. Over 30 events will be organized including exhibition of achievements in science and technology innovation, lectures by outstanding faculties, symposiums for entrepreneurs, student seminars, science and technology competitions, etc.
The Festival serves as an important sector of innovative education at the University. Diversified innovative activities in science and technology help students and faculties nurture the spirit and competence in innovation and build a campus culture with integration of the science spirit and the humanistic spirit. BISTU science and technology innovation festival has become a famous brand for on-campus innovative activities and is playing an irreplaceable role in talent cultivation and enriching campus life of students.