of Shing-Tung Yau Scholarship & Scientific Symposium Held in USTC
On Sept. 12, 2003, the award ceremony of Scholarship
& Academic Symposium was held in University of Science and Technology
of China (USTC). More than 3000 faculties and students attended the ceremony
and listened to Prof. Yau's speech. In the ceremony, Prof. Yi Cheng, vice
president of the university announced the 9 winners to the 2003 Shing-Tung
Yau Scholarship. Prof. Yau made a scientific speech entitled "Geometry:
Fascination and Application", in which he introduced the evolution
of geometry and the latest development of the study of geometry. Meanwhile,
he urged students to improve their comprehensive abilities, equip themselves
with the Chinese long and abundant historical culture, and aspire to devote
themselves to the country's construction and the development of science
2" Returned Home Successfully
Completing the gravity and magnetic survey of Nantong
Sheet, Jinxing 2, the scientific survey ship of CAS Institute of Oceanology,
successfully returned to Qingdao Qianhai Harbor on Aug. 28, 2003.
Overcoming the poor ocean conditions and all other difficulties, the ship crew and researchers fulfilled the 44-day, two consecutive voyages successfully.
Members Lectured in Lhasa
Organized by CAS, CAE and other related institutions,
the Circuit Lecture Group composed of CAS and CAE members recently gave
lectures in Tibet in order to advocate scientific spirit, disseminate
scientific knowledge and thus contribute to Tibetan economic development.
The Tibet Plateau is a hot topic of scientific research. In the past two
decades, about 20 Chinese scientists have been elected members of Chinese
Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy Engineering (CAE) for their
outstanding research work on the Tibet Plateau.
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