On the morning of January 10, 2020, the College of Engineering (COE) announced its new administrative leadership team.
Professor Huiling Duan becomes the new dean. Professor Jianzhong Xi serves as the new associate dean for research and relations with government and corporation. Professor Ruqiang Zou is appointed the new associate dean for finance, space management, safety and industry-university-research cooperation. Professor Zheng Chen becomes the new associate dean for undergraduate education. Professor Qi’ning Wang serves as the new associate dean for graduate education, postdocs and laboratories. And Professor Jie Song is appointed the associate dean for foreign affairs, international exchanges and professional education.
The new leadership team of COE
In the evening of the same day, the College 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 2020.
Dean Huiling Duan firstly summarized the main achievements obtained during the year of 2019, and pointed out the main challenges and plans in the coming new year. She expressed thanks to all the college faculty and staff for their diligent and hard work in the past year.
After that, Dr. Zhili Sun summarized the work of confidentiality and lab safety management, reminding the teachers of the importance of daily care and discretion regarding confidential document and lab safety.
The new year celebration party
In the subsequent performance session, many teachers from 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 poetry recitation won many applauses and acclaims from the audience.
The College of Engineering is on winter recess from January 13th to February 16th to celebrate the Spring Festival. The College wishes its students, faculty, staff, cooperators and friends a very Happy New Year!