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On Nov. 1, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) awarded Dr Rick Rashid, Chief Research Officer of Microsoft Research, honorary doctorate in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of computer science and talent cultivation of computer science in china.
Rick Rashid Named Honorary Doctoral Degree of USTC
Dr Rick Rashid, the director of Microsoft Research, was named University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) honorary doctoral degree on Nov. 1st.The ceremony was hosted by vice president ZHANG Shulin. HOU Jianguo, USTC president, LI Weiping, dean of information school, HONG Xiaowen, dean of Microsoft research Asia (MSRA)and more than 200 students and teachers attended in student center of USTC east campus.
Media towards Future:Roles in Digital Meanings Society
"Reinvented media will have a pivotal role in the Meanings Society." Finnish futurist, Prof. Sirkka Heinonen gave a lecture in the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) on Oct 28th, to figure out the new roles and functions of future media in the digital meanings society, and furthermore, to discuss more chances of cooperation on future research between University of Turku and USTC.
IDEAL 2013 Hosted by USTC
Hosted by USTC, the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL'2013) has been held in Hefei, China, during October 20-23.The conference provided an exciting platform for over 100 delegates from the United States, Europe and other countries to communicate their research on intelligent data analysis, machine learning, and evolutionary computation.
QDiamond 2013: Workshop on Quantum Information using NV centers in Diamond
The Workshop on Quantum Information using NV centers in Diamond held by USTC was held in Hefei, Anhui from Oct. 13 to Oct. 17. The workshop is organized by Spin Magnetic Resonance Lab, with support from School of Physical Sciences, USTC and Hefei National Laboratory of Physical Sciences at the Microscale (HFNL). Director of Spin Magnetic Resonance Lab, Deputy Dean of School of Physical Science, Prof. DU Jiangfeng Du addressed the opening ceremony. He welcomed all participants from home and abro
USTC Unveils the First Quantum Memory that Records the Orbital Angular Momentum of a Single Photon
The cold atomic physics research group of Key Laboratory of Quantum Information, CAS, led by academician GUO Guangcan, has achieved significant progress for high-dimensional quantum memory: the group leader, Prof. SHI Baosen and his collaborators realize the storage and release of a single photon with a spatial structure, carrying the orbital angular momentum (OAM) in a cold atomic ensemble for the first time. This progress clearly demonstrates the possibility for high-dimensional quantum memori
Four Int'l Groups of Research Universities Jointly Issued Hefei Statement
On October 10th, Representatives from the Association of American Universities (AAU), the Consortium of China 9 Research Universities (C9), the Group of Eight Australia (Go8), and the League of European Research Universities (LERU) issued Hefei Statement on the ten characteristics of contemporary research universities at the C9 annual presidents meeting in Hefei, China.
First China-Germany Solid State Quantum Information Bilateral Symposium Held
The First China-Germany solid state quantum information bilateral symposium jointly held by University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and Würzburg University was successfully held in Würzburg, Germany, from Sep. 16 to Sep. 21. President of Würzburg University, Prof. Alfred Forche and assistant principle of USTC, Prof. PAN Jianwei made speeches on the opening ceremony. They both talked about the strategic developing direction of solid state quantum information processing and promised t
"High Impact" SCI Papers of USTC Increase Steadily in 2012
USTC has a steady increase of SCI papers and beat the other universities of China in “High Impact” papers, according to the 2012 statistical data of Chinese S&T papers released by the Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China on Sep 27th. It is the tenth year that USTC got the highest citations per paper among the C9 universities in China.
International Workshop on Frontiers of Combustion Chemistry Held
The international workshop on frontiers of combustion chemistry was inaugurated in USTC on September 26th. More than 60 professors in combustion chemistry from home and abroad attended the meeting, on which a series of discussion around the latest advances and frontier researches in the field of combustion chemistry were carried out.
Krill Abundance Changes Over the Past 8000 Years Inferred from Penguin Tissues
Modern krill stocks have been estimated directly by net hauls and acoustic surveys. But how can people know the historical krill density, especially the long-term one prior to human intervenes? It is far from easy. Fortunately, with the novel method developed by the research group led by Prof. SUN Liguang from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), the relative krill abundance in East Antarctica during the Holocene is no longer a mystery to human beings.
New Graphene-like Ultrathin Nanosheets for High Energy Density, Flexible Pseudocapacitors
Recently, breakthrough in 2D graphene analogues research have been achieved by the co-efforts of Prof. XIE Yi's research group, from University of Science and Technology of China, and Prof. YU Guihua's team, from the University of Texas at Austin. The newly discovered material makes the flexible ultrathin-flim supercapacitors in all-solid-state with high redox potential and high energy density possibly into practice.
A rapidly growing demand for portable consumer electronics has greatly pues re
Foiling Quantum Hackers
—Chinese Scientists Demonstrated Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution Immune to Detector Attacks
Scientists from University of Science and Technology (USTC) led by Prof. PAN Jianwei and Prof. CHEN Tengyun, and from Tsinghua University (THU) led by Prof. MA Xiongfeng successfully demonstrated themeasurement-device-independent quantum key distribution by developing up-conversion single-photon detectors with high efficiency and low noise. The new quantum encryption method pro
On May 11, the Nature Publishing Group released Nature Publishing Index 2010 China, remarking “a dramatic rise in the quality of research being published by China”. University of Science and Technology of China is ranked 3rd of TOP 10 Institutions in Index 2010 China.
These articles came from News Center of USTC.