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2023 Annual Academic Conference-ZJU-UIUC Forum was held grandly at the International Campus, ZJU
Date:17/01/2024 Article:GUO Qianqian Photo:Zhang Yi, Zhou Jieyang

 

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Integrating Academia & Industry and creating the future together. On the afternoon of January 13th, the ZJU-UIUC Forum of the 2023 Annual Academic Conference at the International Campus, Zhejiang University was successfully held. This forum focuses on the forefront and practices of the engineering field, inviting 8 experts from the industry and academia to present a feast of thinking for the attending faculty members and students. Academician Lee Der-Horng, Dean of ZJUI, Prof. Ma Hao, Vice Dean of ZJUI, and Prof. Gehan Amaratunga, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, attended the event. Prof. Wang Hongwei, Vice Dean of ZJUI, presided over the event.

 

 

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The forum was kicked off by Academician Lee Der-Horng, Dean of ZJUI. He deeply elaborated on the importance of industrialization for engineering disciplines and emphasized that ZJUI should actively respond to the top-level layout of Zhejiang Province's "Double 8 Strategy", leverage ZJUI's eight major advantages such as Regime advantage and location advantage, and inject new vitality into the industry through comprehensive, systematic, and in-depth measures. He emphasized that only by doing practical work can one be at the forefront. He hopes that the faculty members and students of ZJUI can continue to maintain an innovative spirit, constantly break through the academic frontier, and make greater contributions to the development of ZJUI and the progress of the industry. He also hopes that this academic forum can promote close cooperation between the institute and the industry, injecting new impetus into the development of the industry.

 


 

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Prof. Wang Hongwei, Vice Dean of ZJUI, gave a comprehensive summary of the research achievements of ZJUI in 2023, and gave a detailed introduction to the institute's research volume, research platform construction, and international cooperation progress to the attending faculty members, students, and guests. He affirmed the achievements of ZJUI in 2023 and set new expectations for 2024.