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.
On December3, Professor Ronald C. Surdam, director of the University of Wyoming Carbon Management Institute, and Professor Zunsheng Jiao, chief geologist of the Wyoming State Geological Survey, visited Peking University upon invitation.
On November 4, the Life Systems Modeling Simulation Academic Seminar debuted at the Peking University Zhengda International Conference Center.
The Peking University College of Engineering hosted a grand ceremony to celebrate its fifth anniversary on May 2 at the Yingjie Communication Center.
Peking University researcher Duan Huiling received the Sia Nemat-Nasser Early Career Award at the annual International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) on November 18. The event, hosted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), was held in Orlando, Florida (USA).
Peking University and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory agreed on November 12 to jointly pursue the development of safe and effective carbon capture and storage techniques.
United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu visited Peking University on November 16, meeting with professors and students at the Chen Shouren International Research Center to discuss energy problems.
The U.S.-China Workshop on Carbon Capture and Storage supported by the Philomathia Forum on Energy and Environment was held on November 11 at the Lakeview Hotel at Peking University.