On December 4, 2011, Boeing China invited 18 COE students to the venue to experience the revolutionary technology and passenger innovation firsthand.
According to the agreement, UD will allow a maximum of six PKU undergraduate students to come and spend one semester at UD, and in turn, PKU will take in a maximum of six UD undergraduate students for a 6-week summer program at PKU.
Ten College of Engineering students and five teachers have been awarded the ExxonMobil scholarship and Teaching Award of 2011, totaling 20,000 USD.
A research group from the College of Engineeringjust reported the study of genome-wide functional screening of miRNA in cancer metastasis. They found that one of miRNAs, miR-23b, potently mediates the multiple steps of metastasis.
The theme of this year’s festival is “Engineering Innovation.” Engineering Forum, Laboratory Tour, Model Airplane Contest and Enterprise Visit will be organized to cultivate innovative young minds.
On November 17, upon invitation by Professor Chunmiao Zheng, director of the Peking University Water Center, Professor Mary Anderson of the University of Wisconsin gave a lecture entitled “New Directions and Re-Invention for Research in Groundwater Hydrology” at the Peking University Library.
On November 10-14, following its first workshop in Canada, the 2011 Peking University-University of Toronto Capstone Design Program held its second workshop at the PKU Campus.
SCIENCE magazine published an article entitled, “China to Spend Billions Cleaning Up Groundwater,” on November 11, featuring the 408th Xiangshan Science Conference organized by the Peking University Center for Water Research.
The College of Engineering hosted nearly 300 participants during the Second Global New Energy Summit from November 9-10.
On November 3, Professor Julien Bohdanowicz, dean of International Relations at Paris Institute of Technology (ParisTech) and Professor Honore Yin, also from ParisTech, visited the College of Engineering.