On January 15, 2018, the College of Engineering (COE) held a year-end meeting and celebration on the university campus for all the faculty and staff. Over 100 teachers and staff participated in the event to jointly review last year and welcome the arrival of the New Year of 2018. The event was hosted by Dr. Zhili Sun, CPC Secretary of COE.
Dr. Zhili Sun hosted the year-end celebration
Dean Dongxiao Zhang firstly expressed thanks to all the college faculty and staff for their diligent and hard work in the past year. In 2017, COE made good achievements in various aspects. The mechanics discipline was rated A+ in the national discipline assessment. Four specialties including mechanics, material science and engineering, control science, mechanical engineering and aerospace were listed into the “Double First-Class” program of the university. Also in the past year, many teachers received awards of recognition for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research and administration work. Zhang commented that the college had satisfying development in the past year and expressed anticipation to further progress in the new year.
Dean Dongxiao Zhang granted the Certificate of Donation to Prof. Lin Huang
Also in 2017, Prof. Lin Huang of COE has set up a foundation at Peking University in order to support Ph.D. students with good academic performance but in poor financial conditions. Dean Dongxiao Zhang of the College of Engineering granted the Certificate of Donation to him in the meeting.
In the subsequent performance session, the teachers from all the departments and offices of COE presented the audience a wonderful watching experience with a variety of programs, all directed and played by the COE faculty and staff themselves. The different types of programs, including dances, short play, chorus, and cross talk won many applauses and acclaims from the audience.
The performance session
The College of Engineering is on winter recess from January 22 - February 22 to celebrate the Spring Festival. The College wishes its students, faculty, staff, cooperators and friends a very Happy New Year!