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.
The second meeting of the second Industry Board was held in the Pan Gu hotel on November 7. Peking University College of Engineering Dean Shiyi Chen and Yaowen Wu, CEO of the China National Coal Group Corporation, managed the meeting.
Supported by the Graduate School of Peking University, the PKU-Harvard International Symposium on Evolutionary Dynamics was held in the South Conference Room of the Main Library on October 12.
"Do you know the bulldog? They do not seem fierce, but once they bite, they will hold on tightly for a long time. The problem of turbulence has existed for 500 years; once you bite into it, you spend a lifetime of energy holding on,” said Dr. Uriel Frisch during his September visit to PKU.
Professor Rosemary Hynes, associate dean of Emory Graduate School, and Professor Roy Sutliff from Emory School of Medicine visited the Peking University Biomedical Engineering Department and met with the PKU-GT-Emory joint Ph.D. students.
Stanford University's Global Climate and Energy Project has initiated an international collaboration with Peking University, China University of Geosciences at Wuhan, and University of Southern California to address fundamental issues associated with large-scale sequestration of carbon dioxide in saline aquifers in China.
A signing ceremony for the i-Podium Educational Cooperation Program between the Peking University College of Engineering and University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering was held on May 25 in the PKU University Office Building.