Peking University will undertake the 2013 Solar Decathlon, a world-class collegiate teams’ competition that closely ties solar energy, emission reduction and architecture design. It will be the first time that this global competition takes place in Asia.
On January 11, the Peking University Nanomedicine Summit Forum was held at the Peking University Health Science Center.
Defa Construction Group, a successful construction enterprise from Zhejiang Province in eastern China, has generously given 20 million RMB to Peking University for technology innovation. A new College of Engineering-Defa high-tech institute will also be established at PKU.
The College of Engineering was pleased to receive three visitors from Lehigh University, USA on January 7.
On December 31, 2010, the Stanford Undergraduate Visiting Research (UGVR) Program 2011 was launched at Peking University. The College of Engineering’s Associate Dean Shaoqiang Tang , and Professor Pingchou Han attended the ceremony at Yingjie Exchange Center.
The College of Engineering’s Professor Leyuan Shi was recently honored by being upgraded to a Fellow Grade by the Institute of the Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
On December 15, the organizing committee of the second Scopus Young Researcher Awards announced the winners of this year in Beijing.
The results of the 2010 College Student Mathematics Contest revealed that students from the College of Engineering beat their competitors from other universities in the amateur group, snagging three first place medals, two second place, and one third.
The 10th annual Teaching Demonstration Contest for Peking University Young Teachers was held on December 4 at Peking University.
On December 3, Professor Qiushi Ren, director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Vice-Director Haifeng Chen took 12 undergraduates and 19 graduate students on a visit to the General Electric Company (GE) Medical Equipment Assembly Plant and R&D Center.